dc comcis


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, […]

DC Replaces DC Previews With Digital-Only DC Connect #1

DC Replaces DC Previews With Digital-Only DC Connect #1

So we are getting a new Diamond Previews on Wednesday. But we may now no longer be getting the DC Previews that goes along with it. Instead DC Comics is launching a digital-only version, DC Connect, and the first issue is available right here, right now, at this link. DC Comics describes it thus: DC […]

Diamond Removes GEM from Three Jokers and Other DC Comics

Diamond Removes GEM from Three Jokers and Other DC Comics

In every Diamond Previews catalogue, a number of items from all of the Premiere comics publishers , DC, Dark Horse, IDW, Inage, Dynamite and Boom – are labelled with the GEM logo, while other titles including those from Marvel have a Spotlight. These are intended for each publisher to choose heir most notable offerings of […]

Buddy Saunders of MyComicShop Staying The Course With Diamond

Buddy Saunders of MyComicShop, Staying The Course With Diamond

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon and Blood Syndicate and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes for From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and for ComicMix. This week, he is inviting a guest, Buddy Saunders to take over. Buddy Saunders, […]


Joker: Killer Smile and Death Of Superman to be Made Returnable by DC Comics

Joker: Killer Smile and Death Of Superman to be Made Returnable by DC Comics

DC Comics is looking to make more titles returnable for retailers, something they have made standard policy of late, despite the added costs and knocks to the official statistics that it brings. But rather than make this available to lower-profile titles that other publishers have focused on, DC Comics are doing it to their bigger […]