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The Week Several DC Comics Creators Realised They Were Out Of Work

The Week Several DC Comics Creators Realised They Were Out Of Work

Bleeding Cool understands that this month a number of DC Comics writers and artists realised that their upcoming work for DC Comics may not be quite as upcoming as they thought. They discovered this, in some cases, by reading the DC Comics solicitations for March 2021. The reduction in the number of titles, as well […]

A Third Wave Of Job Cuts In The New Year For DC Comics and Warners

A Third Wave Of Job Cuts In The New Year For DC Comics and Warners

DC Comics – and all of Warners – have suffered two waves of job cuts during 2020, including senior and longstanding company members, including staff that had been with the company for over 25 years. But Bleeding Cool has been made repeatedly aware that it won't be stopping and that there is a third expected […]

Saying Goodbye To DC Comics Staffers In February 2021

Saying Goodbye To DC Comics Staffers In February 2021

Bleeding Cool has reported repeatedly on what departing members of DC Comics have dubbed a bloodbath – the forced redundancies of a number of senior staffers, both three months ago and a new set this past week. Bleeding Cool has compiled the most comprehensive list of the departing staffers. The ones from three months ago […]

Saying Goodbye To DC Comics Staffers Last Week

Saying Goodbye To DC Comics Staffers Last Week

Bleeding Cool has reported repeatedly on what departing members of DC Comics dubbed a bloodbath – the forced redundancies of a number of senior staffers, both three months ago and a new set this past week. Bleeding Cool has compiled the most comprehensive list of the departing staffers. The ones from three months ago had […]

Pokémon GO &#8211 DC Going As Well The Daily LITG 13th November 2020

Pokémon GO – DC Going As Well? The Daily LITG, 13th November 2020

Wednesday Goes Coastal, Intros Fiancee After DC Bloodbath II - What's Going On At DC Comics Today? Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Preview: The Future Needs The FederationICYMI: more you may prefer from yesterday. But there were lots of big comic book stories bubbling under the surface...Power Rangers Local Comic Shop Day Foils Sell Out[...]

Gossip: DC Comics Abandoning Comic Shops and Comic Cons

Gossip: DC Comics, Abandoning Comic Shops and Comic Cons?

I have heard versions for this rumour on and off for the last 15 years, alongside the word that Dan DiDio was going to be fired as DC Comics publisher. And for fifteen years neither came to pass – until Dan DiDio earlier this year, which seemed to set of dominos up to this week, […]

More Firings At DC Comics &#8211 The Daily LITG 12th November 2020

More Firings At DC Comics – The Daily LITG, 12th November 2020

You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Daily LITG: DC Bloodbath - the ten most-read stories yesterday... [caption id="attachment_1293885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] More Firings At DC Comics - The Daily LITG, 12th November 2020[/caption]What you were reading yesterday, the numbers don't lie And comics news rose to the top, pushing Pokemon down for once...[...]

After DC Bloodbath II &#8211 Whats Going On At DC Comics Today

After DC Bloodbath II – What's Going On At DC Comics Today?

You’re still thinking about the bad news.”[caption id="attachment_1256787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] After DC Bloodbath II - What's Going On At DC Comics Today?[/caption]There is an all-hands-on-deck meeting taking place at DC Comics today, with those who are remaining There will have to be a lot of job changes - even though with all the NDAs, no[...]

DC Comics Bloodbath Part II &#8211 More Senior DC Staffers Laid Off

DC Comics Bloodbath Part II – More Senior DC Staffers Laid Off

DC has already been through a swathe of senior figures being let go three months ago, and they are suffering the same again.[caption id="attachment_1256787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Bloodbath Part II - More Senior DC Comics Staffers Laid Off[/caption]The announcement that Marie Javins was the new Editor-In-Chief of DC Comics went wide, set up and reported[...]

Fired DC Comics Staffers Get Another Three Weeks If They Want Them

Fired DC Comics Staffers Get Another Three Weeks If They Want Them

In August, Bleeding Cool got the word that swathes of senior DC Comics Editorial positions were being wiped out, with dozens of people being made redundant, and the kind of names you wouldn't expect. Rather than the state-mandated two months notice, staffers were instead given three months – though the likes of then-Editor-In-Chief of DC […]

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 […]