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Image Comics To Collect James Tynion IV's Razorblades In Hardcover
James Tynion IV writes on his Substack newsletter talking about the latest Razorblades anthology self-published horror comics magazine of his, "I am also extremely excited to announce that the whole first volume of RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE is going to be collected in a Deluxe Hardcover edition, that will be released by Image Comics in April[...]
Official: Artgerm's Punchline Cover Switches From #94 to #92
James Tynion IV has been talking on his Substack newsletter about when his run on Batman began, alongside the launch of Something Is Killing The Children Talking about what it takes to launch a comic book series, whether for an established character or for a creator-owned book, and the different markets you need to appeal[...]
Who Is Punchline and Where Does She Come From?
In last Wednesday's Substack subscriber missive, James Tynion IV talked about the creation of the character Punchline for the Batman books, and how it began with the character of The Smiler that he had planned for his Joker 5G comic book that never happened But that her origin was far earlier, in Erica Slaughter. How –[...]
Miracle Molly As A Fable Of Work-For-Hire And Creator-Owned Comics
It's Miracle Molly time! James Tynion IV is quitting Batman in November, in order to focus on his creator-owned line, including his Substack Comics, The Blue Book, and The Department Of Truth: Wild Fictions He is also using his Substack subscription to talk about his many frustrations working for DC Comcis (and the good stuff[...]
James Tynion’s House of Slaughter #1 Nets Nearly 500,000 Copies
Okay, Todd McFarlane, something for Gunslinger Spawn to beat? In a year of massive record-setting orders, we can add House Of Slaughter, the first spinoff from James Tynion IV and Werther Dell'Edera's  Something Is Killing The Children, to that rarified list Which is, of course, an opportune moment to remind you that we predicted it[...]
Cover image for DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #15 CVR A SIMMONDS (MR)
James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds' The Department Of Truth has been a smash hit for Image Comics, in a world where conspiracies become true when enough people believe in them, with an investigative body headed up by Lee Harvey Oswald And now Tynion is taking it to Substack With The Department Of Truth: Wild[...]
James Tynion IV On Being Told To Write Alfred Pennyworth's Funeral
James Tynion IV has continued to talk on his Substack newsletter about his work on the Batman comic book and the editorial and creative challenges it faced, working on a run that was basically a fill-in, something to lead up to 5G, which is all anyone was interested in and, in November 2019, there was[...]
Julia Pennyworth Returns to The Batbooks With The Joker #7 (Spoilers)
Julia Pennyworth was created as Julia Remarque by Gerry Conway and Don Newton, the long-lost daughter of Alfred Pennyworth, first appearing in Detective Comics #501 as the daughter of the French Resistance fighter Madamoiselle Marie. Detetcive Comics #501 by Gerry Conway and Don Newton However, she was recreated for the New 52 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion[...]
The Nice House On The Lake Can Get You Anything - Almost
And even if it is a choice that we have already made… but mostly about what comic books you could order if they could appear from thin-air and the effect this would have overnight on the collectable market of anything at all… also if this is a virtual reality, what happens when you use VR[...]
James Tynion IV & Michael Avon Oeming's Blue Book for UFO Abductions
James Tynion IV and Michael Avon Oeming have released the first chapter of their new comic series, Blue Book, on Substack The first of several original series that Tynion will debut in this fashion Blue Book is a new ongoing comic book feature recreating stories of real UFO encounters in comic book form, based on[...]
John Constantine Brings The Swears Back To Death Metal
Okay, okay, just one more DC Comics insider reveal from James Tynion IV's Empire Of The Tiny Onion Substack newsletter look back at his time on Batman, with all of the politics, competing publishing drives, and writing by the seat of his pants We already looked at his creation of a new Joker for 5G,[...]
When James Tynion IV Planned A Brand New Joker, Chase Kerry, For 5G
In James Tynion IV's subscriber-only Empire Of The Tiny Onion Substack newsletter, he is continuing to talk about his Batman run at DC Comics, as editorial ructions were bursting out around him, including the arrival of 5G – which it seems a number of DC Comics creators were relying on Bleeding Cool to tell them[...]
Mark Millar, James Tynion IV Gerry Duggan Talk Getting Off Twitter And More
This week saw James Tynion IV, Mark Millar, and Gerry Duggan newsletters address Twitter and beyond Batman writer and Substack exodus leader James Tynion IV writes about his anxiety; "For years, I stopped feeling present in my day to day interactions Social Media made that feeling a thousand times worse, with the artificial responsibility to be on[...]
James Tynion IV Planned For Batman To Leave Gotham Before 5G
It is possible, just possible, I may have posted too much of James Tynion IV's paid Substack subscriber mailing last week Been a little too overzealous in my cut and pasting Well, there's no danger of this week, it's mostly his original overview plans for Batman as submitted to DC Comics when he got the[...]