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Bob Harras DC Comics Editor-In-Chief Quits Early Heads Home

Bob Harras, DC Comics Editor-In-Chief, Quits Early, Heads Home

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported on, and were the first to confirm, what was dubbed wither a New DC Comics Implosion or a DC Bloodbath, depending on what mood you were in The news that DC Comics was making swinging cuts amongst the most senior employees at the publisher, including Editor-In-Chief, Bob Harras We[...]

Si Spurrier on the Cancellation Of John Constantine&#8230 and Heartbreak

Si Spurrier on the Cancellation Of John Constantine… and Heartbreak

In the reported-but-possibly-apocryphal words of Jack Kirby, as reported by Dylan Horrocks… From Hellblazer and Justice League writer Si Spurrier's blog, posted today, on the news that John Constantine: Hellblazer #12, out in November, will be the final issue of the series. Here are a gfew extracts from a much longer peiec, including one run-on […]

Return Of Milestone Comics Announced (Again) at DC Fandome

Return Of Milestone Comics Announced (Again) at DC Fandome

When talking to Borys Kit  of The Hollywood Reporter, DC Comics publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee made an aside that Milestone Comics would be returning. While this has been promised for a long time, Bleeding Cool understands it will be re-announced at the upcoming DC Fandome online event. It hasn't been mentioned on […]

Ex-DC Publisher Dan DiDio Writes For Image Comics

Ex-DC Publisher Dan DiDio Writes For Image Comics

Given all the recent upheaval and DC turmoil, many of us are quietly asking ourselves What Would Dan DiDio Do? Well, looks like he's taken his superhero expertise over to Image Comics… Below read an Introduction letter he's written for Image's upcoming superhero series Commanders In Crisis  by one of Dan's favourite writers at DC […]

Remember When Marvel Had Multiple Editor-In-Chiefs

Remember When Marvel Had Multiple Editor-In-Chiefs?

After a tumultuous week, DC Comics has just appointed Marie Javins and Michele Wells as interim Editor-In-Chiefs. Or Editors-In-Chief. I am not sure which is the correct term. And while this may be the first time, that DC Comics has had multiple EICs, Marvel has been there and done that. In 1994, Tom DeFalco was […]

DC Comics Answers the Future with DC Direct Collectibles

DC Comics Answers the Future with DC Direct Collectibles

With the significant shift at DC Comics right now, many this are in flux. It seems that a lot of properties, artists, and comics are seemingly being shuffled around. As for collectibles, the biggest question is what will happen to their collectibles unit DC Direct. Luckily it looks like DC Comics has an answer for […]

DC Comics Sold 300000 Copies Of Three Jokers #1 &#8211 But How

DC Comics Sold 300,000 Copies Of Three Jokers #1 – But How?

Ever since the news about mass layoffs at a senior level at DC Comics leaked, and was then confirmed, there have been questions about what happens next. In what was intended to be an interview about the upcoming DC Fandome event with Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter, DC Publisher, and CCO Jim Lee talked about a […]

DC Will Publish John Ridleys 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All

DC Will Publish John Ridley's 5G Luke Fox-as-Batman Comic After All?

What seems like a lifetime ago, Bleeding Cool broke the news that the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley was to write the ongoing Batman comic book for DC Comics, Not only that, but Bruce Wayne would be replaced in the role by the son of Lucius Fox, Luke Fox, otherwise known […]

Jim Lee &#038 DC Comics Two Year Plan For Global Digital Dominance

Jim Lee & DC Comics' Two Year Plan For Global Digital Dominance

Ever since the news about mass layoffs at a senior level at DC Comics leaked, and was then confirmed, there have been questions about what happens next. In what was intended to be an interview about the upcoming DC Fandome event with Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter, DC Publisher, and CCO Jim Lee talked about just […]

DC Comics Publishing Numbers Will Be Cut From 20-25%

DC Comics Publishing Numbers Will Be Cut From 20-25%

Ever since the news about mass layoffs at a senior level at DC Comics leaked, and was then confirmed, there have been questions about what happens next. In what was intended to be an interview about the upcoming DC FanDome event with Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter, DC Publisher, and CCO Jim Lee talked about the […]

Marie Javins and Michele Wells Are Editors-In-Chief Of DC Comics

Marie Javins and Michele Wells Are Editors-In-Chief Of DC Comics

Ever since the news about mass layoffs at a senior level at DC Comics leaked, and was then confirmed, there have been many questions asked about what is happening with the publisher. There has been very little information coming out of DC officially and only slightly more unofficially. With the title of Chief Creative Officer […]

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations &#8211 A Little On The Thin Side

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations – A Little On The Thin Side?

No more Frankenmsteining necessary – but can you believe that Red Hood survived the DC Implosion? I guess it takes all sorts. Cancellations aside, the DC Comics November 2020 solicitations sees the launch of The Other History Of The DC Universe, years after it was originally meant to be published. Did DC Comics really want […]

DC Cancels Hellblazer Hawkman Teen Titans Young Justice and More

DC Cancels Hellblazer, Hawkman, Teen Titans, Young Justice and More

In previous months, DC Comics has listed cancellations for ongoing series Harley Quinn, Batgirl, Red Hood: Outlaw, Batman And The Outsiders, justice League Odyssey and more, with November 2020 solicitations they have added Hawkman, Hellblazer, Teen Titans, Young Justice and Suicide Squad to that list, while Aquaman remains up in the air. Which is hardly […]

DC Comics Layoffs Confirmed &#8211 The Daily LITG 13th August 2020

DC Comics Layoffs Confirmed – The Daily LITG, 13th August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Yesterday, that saw repeated coverage of the big changes behind DC Comics layoffs, but also the likes of The Orville and major changes and delays to […]

DC Comics Layoff Details Confirmed By Letter From Letterer

DC Comics Layoff Details Confirmed By Letter From Letterer

Until now, the DC Comics layoffs that Bleeding Cool first reported being announced on Monday were, technically, theoretical. DC Comics had decided, at this time, not to officially confirm any changes, though I have spoken to employees who have personally confirmed names and plans – though without attribution. However, as of yesterday, things went a […]

DC Comics Appoints New General Manager to Start In Mid-September

DC Comics Appoints New General Manager to Start In Mid-September

Anger and frustration at a number of leaks regarding the DC Bloodbath, has caused a three-line whip to be imposed on DC employees regarding talking about the current situation to colleagues, friends it family - let alone the press Usually, however, when pressure is placed upon such an organization, it squeezes out of the sides.Sometimes[...]

Michele Wells Chris Claremont Has a Batman YA Graphic Novel Pitch

Michele Wells, Chris Claremont Has a Batman YA Graphic Novel Pitch

Co-creator of Kitty Pryde, Jubilee, Rogue, Emma Frost, Mystique, Destiny, Forge, Gambit, Captain Britain, Psylocke and so, so many more.[caption id="attachment_367408" align="aligncenter" width="324"] Chris Claremont by Luigi Novi.[/caption]Michele Wells is the Vice President and Executive Editor, DC Children's/Young Adult, and as of this weekend's DC bloodbath, has been elevated to a position alongside Marie Javins,[...]

Detective Comics and What Happens Next Daily LITG12th August 2020

Detective Comics and What Happens Next, Daily LITG,12th August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Yesterday, that saw repeated coverage of the big changes at DC Comics, coinciding with Jim Lee's birthday. The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running […]

Evidence Of A DC Change Already &#8211 Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy

Evidence Of A DC Change Already – Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy

Yesterday, a lot of DC Comics staffers were made redundant. We were not sure how long it would take for that change to be evident. Turns out it took less than a day. Bleeding Cool has reported extensively on the division within DC and Warners over how to treat Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. Previously […]

DC Comics Town Hall Meeting Happening Now &#8211 Press Releases To Follow

DC Comics Town Hall Meeting Happening Now – Press Releases To Follow

Right now, Warner Bros and DC Comics are holding a 'town hall' meeting with DC staffers about all the changes that have been leaked out in fits and starts over the last couple of days, dubbed the DC Bloodbath DC Staff and executives - those that are still on board - have been invited to[...]