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DC Future State Gossip: No More Shagging In The Justice League

DC Future State Gossip: No More Shagging In The Justice League

It's Justice League future time. In January and February, DC Comics will be running a two-month event, Future State, looking at potential and possible futures for the DC Universe, their most prominent characters and their successors. Originally planned as the ongoing nature for these titles as 5G or Generation Five, it was truncated into two […]

Becky Cloonan Michael Conrad Travis Moore Join Wonder Woman #770

Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, Travis Moore Join Wonder Woman #770

The Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman solicitation from DC Comics, by Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad and Jen Bartel, reads "The Undoing are coming. Long past the Age of Heroes, few of Diana Prince's friends survive, and most of her sisters have passed as well. As an immortal goddess, this is her lot. But then, a […]

Stephanie and Cassandra Join Barbara as Batgirls in Batman #104

Stephanie and Cassandra Join Barbara as Batgirls in Batman #104?

You get a Batgirl, you get a Batgirl, everyone gets… well, you know. Bleeding Cool was the first to let you know back in September that DC Comics were planning to let Orphan – Cassandra Cain and Spoiler – Stephanie Brown and former Batgirl, to be Batgirls again, with Cassandra Cain taking on Stephanie Brown's […]

Clover Press To Republish Steve Niles DC Comic Simon Dark

Clover Press To Republish Steve Niles' DC Comic, Simon Dark

Simon Dark is a comic book character in the DC Comics universe, created by Steve Niles and Scott Hampton, who had a series running from 2007 to 2009. A creator-participantcomic book, but set in Gotham City, the comic focused exclusively on Simon Dark and only a few casual comments to indicate he and Batman were […]

DC Shows Off Wonder Woman Earth One Vol 3 Artwork But Not Well Enough

DC Shows Off Wonder Woman Earth One Vol 3 Artwork But Not Well Enough

DC Comics have decided to show off some of Yanick Pacquette's work on the upcoming Wonder Woman: Earth One Vol 3 that you first read about in Bleeding Cool. But is there better artwork they could have shown? We thing so. This is the artwork that DC decided best represented the title, to get people […]

Russo Bros DC Vs Marvel Slugfest Premiered On YouTube Ahead Of Quibi

Russo Bros DC Vs Marvel Slugfest Premiered On YouTube Ahead Of Quibi

The following poster for the new Quibi series from The Russo Brothers, Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel And DC, was shown off at the NYCC/MCM/Metaverse, in a panel hosted by Kevin Smith – who is narrating the show. The panel included former DC publisher Jenette Kahn, Thanos creator Jim Starlin, Superman actor […]

DC Comics Delays Collections And Omnibuses Into Late 2021 and 2022

DC Comics Delays Collections And Omnibuses Into Late 2021 and 2022

DC Comics has delayed and rescheduled a number of collections planned for late 2020 and early 2021, and moved them to late 2021, with some scheduled being pushed well into 2022. Here's a rundown of some of the more prominent titles making the shift. Penguin Random House Publisher Services distributes DC Comics' books to the […]

Michael Davis Has A Message For The New Milestone Comics Relaunch

Michael Davis Has A Message For The New Milestone Comics Relaunch

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics. In the recently announced and unannounced relaunch of Milestone Comics, he was conspicuously absent, despite being the individual who had done most in the decades since the original publication to keep the idea DNA the name of Milestone alive, with the Milestones gallery exhibitions, the Black Panel […]

The Three Jokers &#8211 So What Does It All Mean Then (Spoilers)

The Three Jokers – So What Does It All Mean Then? (Spoilers)

The conceit of The Killing Joke asked about the impact of One Bad Day. What if things got so much that someone snapped and became something else. It happened to The Joker, his pregnant wife died because of his actions – or lack of them. For Batman, he became who he was because of the […]

Will Batgirl Be Oracle Again The Continuity Of Joker War (Spoilers)

Will Batgirl Be Oracle Again? The Continuity Of Joker War (Spoilers)

Given that DC Comics continuity regarding Batgirl seems to be a bit up in the air in The Joker War with multiple meetings between Barbara Gordon and the Joker that don't seem to have any regard for the other. However there are more editorial continuity captions in today's Batbooks than for quite a while – […]

Olivier Coipel Joins John Ridley Introducing a Black Batman to DC

Olivier Coipel Joins John Ridley Introducing a Black Batman to DC

It's a story that Bleeding Cool has been covering from the beginning. In September 2019, Bleeding Cool first reported that DC Comics was to give us a new black Batman to replace Bruce Wayne in the comic books., and then learnt it would be Luke Fox, son of Lucius Fox. We then learnt it would […]

Neil Gaiman Approves Of #SaveHellblazer Campaign To DC Comics

Neil Gaiman Approves Of #SaveHellblazer Campaign To DC Comics

Last week, DC Comics announced that they were cancelling the John Constantine: Hellblazer series written by Si Spurrier with its twelfth issue. The series, which was a major critical hit, was part of the Sandman Presents line, and was yet to see its first collection published. Si Spurrier wrote a blog about the experience of […]

Are 20-25% Of DC Comics Losing Money The Hellblazer Hypothesis&#8230

Are 20-25% Of DC Comics Losing Money? The Hellblazer Hypothesis…

During his sitdown with Borys Kit for the Holywood Reporter, DC Comics Publisher and CCO Jim Lee addressed the rumours about firings and line reduction that Bleeding Cool had been reporting since the previous weekend. And it appears that this will be DC Comics' only public addressing of the situation. Jim Lee did state, rather […]

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 […]

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 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 to Cancel Aquaman With #65 In November

DC Comics to Cancel Aquaman With #65 In November

DC Comics have been cancelling a number of series on their big anniversary issues, often comic books that sell pretty well. Harley Quinn with #75, Red Hood Outlaw with #50, Batgirl with #50 and more. In another universe that would have also included Batman with #100. The original plan, pre-pandemic and when Dan DiDio was […]

First Appearance Of Liveshot in Todays Suicide Squad &#8211 Not In The UK

First Appearance Of Liveshot in Today's Suicide Squad – Not In The UK

Zoe Lawton is the daughter of DC Comics character, Deadshot, or Floyd Lawton. She was created by Christos N. Gage and Steven Cummings, first appearing in Deadshot Vol 2 #1. A time that Deadshot was a little bit tetchy about… well… There was a history there you see. Deadshot had been a father. And now […]

Amerang to Distribute DC Direct Statues and Toys to UK Comic Stores

Amerang to Distribute DC Direct Statues and Toys to UK Comic Stores

UPDATE: Contrary to Amerang's press releases, Bleeding Cool has now been informed that Amerang will only be subdistributing DC Direct items from Sideshow, so Amerang is not a direct DC Direct distributor as reported below. The original article runs below with claims struck out. Bleeding Cool has been told by DC representatives that we were […]

IDW Makes a Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

IDW Makes a Very Marked Statement About The Direct Market

Oh look, IDW Publishing has noticed that DC Comics has pulled out of Diamond Comic Distributors, in favour of UCS and Lunar, everyone's pretty angry and there's plenty of gossip around. IDW has decided to put out their own statement. With an IDW (LOVES) DM image, they state; IDW PUBLISHING PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR DIRECT MARKET, […]