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But now, scheduled for one month later, it looks like Frank Miller will be doing more for issue 4. Publisher Dan DiDio writes "Thrilled to announce that RONIN BOOK II Issue 3 has gone to print and will be out on July 19 and our big FMP News is that Frank Miller is stepping in to take[...]
Frank Miller Presents Mario Guevara & Alex Munoz for August 2023
Dan DiDio writing the comic, Mario Guevara drawing the comic and cover and Alex Munoz drawing a variant cover No visual yet, of course… they do like to play their cards close to the chest. Frank Miller Presents Mario Guevara & Alex Munoz for August 2023 ANCIENT ENEMIES: THE FIRST RESPONDER #1 CVR A GUEVARA & PRAD FRANK[...]
Why is it that every publisher Dan DiDio runs has to have a prominent character called Pandora? Maybe you will discover in Frank Miller Present' first collection of their Pandora series by Chris Silvestri, Anthony Maranville and Emma Kubert in the Frank Miller Presents July 2023 solicits and solicitations, as well as the latest issue[...]
Cover image for Nightwing #101
When publisher of DC Comics, it was well known that Dan DiDio wanted to kill off Wally West as The Flash and Dick Grayson as Nightwing Wally West was scrubbed out of continuity with the New 52 in 2011, but Dick Grayson had the annoying habit of hanging around, though losing his superhero identity and[...]
The First Trailer For Blue Beetle Is Officially Here And It Slaps
Jaime Reyes, the new Blue Bettle who has an upcoming film made about him, is credited as being created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers, and Cully Hamner and made his first appearance in Infinite Crisis #3 in 2006, and as Blue Beetle in Infinite Crisis #6. But Dan DiDio, vice president–executive editor at DC Comics at[...]
It says Frank Miller Presents but really, this is Dan DiDio Presents when it comes to a new Svengoolie comic book Because he did the same at DC Comics Svengoolie was the host of a horror and science fiction film slot, originally played by Jerry G Bishop from 1970 before Rich Koz succeeded him in[...]
Dan Didio's Rule For DC Was Only One Third Of Comics Should Be Batman
Talking to Zach Rabiroff at the Comics Journal, Dan DiDio talked a lot about the plans and process at new publisher Frank Miller Presents But he also talked a lot about being co-publisher at DC Comics And he probably knows what will get the Bleeding Cool headline. Dan DiDio states "I think they might actually be[...]
Frank Miller Presents
With former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio as its Editor-In-Chief And in April 2023 they have two new comic books out, Pandora #3 by Chris Silvestri, Anthony Maranville and Emma Kubert, and an Ancient Enemies one-shot by Dan DiDio, Jose Luis, and Jonas Trindade spotlighting the superheroic characters The Wraith and Son Say, is this[...]
The Big Red Reset Button Planned By DC: The 5G Files Chapter Sixteen
For the last three days, Bleeding Cool has been publishing The 5G Files, looking at the aborted-but-not-quite relaunch/reboot planned for DC Comics in 2020 dubbed 5G or Fifth Generation. Planned by then-publisher Dan DiDio, it would have seen the main characters of the DC Universe, Clark Kent, Bruce Wayne and more, aged up and replaced by newcomers to the roles of[...]
How DC Comics Planned To Ruin Batman: The 5G Files Chapter One
Planned by then-publisher Dan DiDio, it would have seen the main characters of the DC Universe, Clark Kent, Bruce Wayne and more, aged up and replaced by newcomers to the roles of Superman, Batman and more, the fifth generation of DC superheroes While stories starring those classic characters would be out of continuity or set[...]
Ronin Book II #3 by Frank Miller, Pandora #3 by Chris Silvestri, Anthony Maranville and Emma Kubert, and Ancient Enemies #3 by Dan DiDio and Danilo Beyruth. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ FRANK MILLERS PANDORA #3 (OF 3) CVR A[...]
As Everyone In Comics Leaves Twitter, Dan DiDio Returns
Over six years ago, the then-DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio left Twitter DiDio is now, of course, editor-in-chief of Frank Miller Presents, and writing Ancient Enemies for the new publisher, the first issue of which came out this week alongside Ronin Book Two #1 I picked up both comics and tweeted about it And it[...]
Frank Miller Variant Covers For Ronin & Ancient Enemies
At the Baltimore Retailer Summit, former DC Publisher and current EIC of Frank Miller Presents, Dan DiDio talked about the need for a move away from variant covers and other gimmicks when selling comic books, both to retailers and to readers Indeed Anyway, apropos of nothing, here are two variant covers from the Baltimore Retailer[...]
Happy Birthday! Dan DiDio Whose First Novel Hide Or Seek Out Next Year
It is former DC Comics publisher, and current Frank Miller Presents Editor-In-Chief, Dan DiDio is celebrating his birthday today And he has an announcement for us all "Taking a brief break from my work on FMP to announce that my first Young Adult novel, HIDE OR SEEK, is now available for pre-order on Amazon HIDE[...]
So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?
Dan DiDio, former Publisher at DC Comics and current publisher of Frank Miller Presents, has been elected as a new  Inkwell Awards Special Ambassador by the Inkwell Awards to help further the group's mission of public promotion, education and recognition of the art form of inking and ink artists in the US comic book industry. Dan[...]
Frank Miller's Sin City 1858 Western Is Called Blood And Dust
And that we would be getting an ashcan showing off the new Ronin Book Two comic book and the Ancient Enemies series by Dan DiDio and Danilo Beyruth, including new Frank Miller character, The Geek. Courtesy of Rob Alpert at FAN Expo Boston, who attended the Frank Miller Presents panel yesterday, Frank Miller announced two new[...]
Frank Miller Surprise Drops Am The Ashcan, coming to Comics Next Week
Frank Miller Presents, the new publishing imprint created and curated by Frank Miller, with former DC publisher Dan DiDio as FMP publisher, is releasing its first published work into comic book stores in twelve days time, Wednesday, the 17th of August This original 32-page comic, with a suggested retail price of $1, will be sent[...]
First Look At Frank Miller's The Geek
Frank Miller was launching a new publishing company, with Dan DiDio appointed as the company's new publisher The new company will be called Frank Miller Presents, or FMP, with Frank Miller as president and editor-in-chief, working with other creators old and new, with Silenn Thomas, current CEO of Frank Miller Ink, as COO of FMP, and Dan DiDio[...]
Frank Miller Presents Ancient Enemies by Dan DiDio & Danilo Beyruth
Three weeks ago, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Frank Miller was setting up a new comics publisher with former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio Yesterday, Borys Kit of The Hollywood Re-Reporter ran the same story as an exclusive.  But they also named one of the books being planned as Ancient Enemies Well, Bleeding Cool[...]
Dan DiDio & Kenneth Rocafort To Publish New YA Novel, Hide And Seek
Last week, Bleeding Cool announced that former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio and comics creator  Frank Miller were to announce a new publishing deal, with DiDio running Frank Miller's new publishing business Well, it hasn't been announced yet, we may have to wait another week But we don't have to wait for his new project,[...]
Dan DiDio Running New Frank Miller Publishing Business
Both Dan DiDio and Frank Miller attended the Fan Expo Philadelphia last weekend And they may have had much to discuss The word in the bar was that Dan DiDio will be running Frank Miller's new publishing business going forward What that will be, what projects it will concern itself with, we have no idea[...]
The New Justice League, For DC Comics' Dark Crisis
As previously (mostly) seen in the Justice League Future State series. Notably, this was former DC publisher Dan DiDio's plan for the Justice League as part of 5G before he was fired And although 5G was done away as a thing that would have aged out the previous Justice Leaguers, with the DC Timeline stretched back[...]
When Grant Morrison Planned A Left Wing & A Right Wing Superman
With dire consequences for the world, of course! The Superman & The Authority originally came out of Dan DiDio's desire for the older Superman to turn to right-wing authoritarianism, but Morrison turned that plan into something more celebratory of the classic adventurer But it seems a little of that survived, with the Red/Blue reflecting the politics[...]
Dan DiDio Visits George Perez
To those of you who have sent me letters through my email, George has and is receiving them. Over the weekend, the page added a photo and message with the former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio DiDio brought Perez back to DC in 2006 for JSA and then Brave And The Bold, before relaunching Superman with[...]
Grant Morrison On DC Comics Wanting To Make Supergirl Fascist As Well
Supergirl fascist? Grant Morrison is continuing their Xanaduum Substack recollections of the events surrounding Dan DiDio, DC Comics, 5G and the new DC timeline that led them to write the Superman & The Authority mini-series that was eventually published by DC Comics, even though 5G and Dan Didio had, by then, been dropped. We knew from[...]
At the time, we suspected that it was a reworked version of a comic planned for Dan DiDio's 5G reboot, and the first part seems to confirm that this is where we are going. SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #1 (OF 4) CVR B BRYAN HITCH CARD STOCK VAR In June 2020, Bleeding Cool scooped the gossip that[...]
Dark Crisis From DC Comics – What Dan DiDio Wanted To Call Metal
Dark Crisis time! Bleeding Cool has been intrigued by the remaining influence of former publisher Dan DiDio on DC Comics Even though his DC Timeline and 5G project were junked – including the entire print run (minus one) of the 2020 Free Comic Book Day title Generation Zero, many of those initiatives still survived Jace[...]
DC Comics Throws Away All Continuity in Batman/Superman Authority
It begins with Superman meeting President Kennedy the month of his assassination as Kennedy is planning putting a man on Mars, while Superman becomes part of that year's putting a man on the moon – an event that sees him unable to prevent the assassination of JFK. While the rest of the series, set in the[...]
Damian Wayne Would Have Been The Big Bad Of The 5G DC Universe
5G went away, of course, as publisher Dan DiDio – and chief champion of 5G and the new DC Timeline – was fired by DC Comics This week Bleeding Cool ran the planned new DC Timeline which would have seen Batman and Superman aged up to their late fifties, Nightwing into his forties, Jonathan Kent[...]