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The Return Of John Arcudi & Doug Mahnke's Major Bummer In March 2023?
Major Bummer was a superb comic book series created by John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke published by DC Comics from 1996 to 1998 for fifteen issues, and followed the story of Lou Martin, a slacker who is suddenly imbued with superpowers.  Lou is a typical slacker, content to spend his days lounging around and avoiding[...]
Whatever Happened To Swamp Thing: Green Hell?
Swamp Thing: Green Hell is a three issue limited series from DC Comics/Black Label by Jeff Lemire and Doug Mahnke, that had its first issue published in December 2021 and even got a second printing Issue 2 was scheduled for February, which then slipped into March, and the third and final issue was solicited for[...]
Jeff Lemire's New Swamp Thing Series, Green Hell For DC Black Label
The same time I wrote this series I also wrote another 3-issue oversized Black Label book for one of my all-time favourite artists, Doug Mahnke! That one will be announced this coming month and when it is I'll get more into it here." And this is it A three-part mini-series for DC Black Label, Swamp[...]
Jeff Lemire Has Two DC Black Label Comics, One With Doug Mahnke
It's Doug Mahnke time! Jeff Lemire has told readers of his newsletter – well, quite a lot, it seems Bleeding Cool TV already looked at some of the news he was giving about the upcoming TV series of Sweet Tooth But he also talked about two planned projects for DC Comics as part of their[...]
Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana
This leads him to unite Sinestro, Gorilla Grodd, the Joker, Black Manta, and the Cheetah under the banner of the Legion of Doom. Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana Justice League #5 begins the story of the Legion of Doom's union, motive, and mission This issue focuses on Luthor and how[...]
Superman #44 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez
This language is such a loose mess of double-negatives and wavering rules of its own that I was often forced to reread it as the opposite, then decipher what the opposite of that opposite is. Superman #44 art by Doug Mahnke, Jamie Mendoza, and Wil Quintana Doug Mahnke's excellent artwork is a boon to this comic[...]
Batman no justice
Last Wednesday saw the release of Dark Nights: Metal tie in one shot, Batman Lost, written by Scott Snyder, James Tyion IV, and Joshua Williamson, with art handled by Doug Mahnke, Yanick Paquette, Jorge Jimenez, Jaime Mendoza, Wil Quintana, Nathan Fairbairn, and Alejandro Sanchez. Batman Lost cover by Olivier Coipel and Dave Stewart But one of the[...]
The Superman Family Gathers At NYCC'16
It doesn't matter if you've been a Superman fan for fifty years, or if it's your first time picking up a comic book; these stories have a little something for everyone. Appearing on stage at this year's New York Comic Con Superman comics panel were creators Doug Mahnke, Peter Tomasi, Steve Orlando, and Phil Jimenez[...]
Ch-Ch-Changes – Marvel And DC Comics In October, From Action Comics To All-New Miracleman
Another look at upcoming comics, that might differ from how they were originally solicited… Justice League #34 will be drawn by Scott Kolins, not Doug Mahnke and Keith Champagne It also has the cover above by Jason Fabok, originally intended for his first issue #26. Superman/Batman #16 will be drawn by Marc Deering and Diogenes Neves and not Jae Lee[...]
Essential 8 Batman Comics – Celebrating 75 Years of The Batman You Deserve
Written by Ed Brubaker and with art by Doug Mahnke, this is a finely written and rendered book that manages to bridge continuity and stylistic gaps Brubaker smartly chooses not to wallow in the same overwhelming hopelessness as Year One (though make no mistake, this is still a pretty dark story with a lot of[...]
Anatomy Lessons – Action Comics #775
Brandon Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool: "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, & The American Way?" by Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke, and Lee Bermejo It's impossible to discuss this particular issue of Action Comics now without also discussing Man of Steel, so if you're one of the many (myself included) that found themselves often exhausted and[...]