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Anonymous Group Targets DC Comics, Leaks DiDio's Address To Retailers In 2011 (UPDATE)

Bleeding Cool received the following video from an anonymous source, that leaks the private address that Dan DiDio made to retailers before the New 52 relaunch/reboot in 2011 It is accompanied with the V For Vendetta imagery commonly used by the Anonymous Group, along with critical commentary of DiDio and his fellow DC Comics executives.Bleeding[...]

Amanda Conner's Connecting Variants For Batman #50 And Superman #50

This March sees the release of the 50th issues of the books that started the New 52 Two of the biggest are Batman #50 and Superman #50, both will ship with regular and polybagged variant covers Batman #50 has a cover by Greg Capullo and a variant by Jim Lee Superman #50 has a cover[...]

The People's Mixed Reactions To DC 'Rebirth'

Yesterday we ran a number of rumours regarding an upcoming DC Comics relaunch in June. By the middle of the day, it had a name. Rebirth. We're hearing it's a relaunch rather than a reboot – though to expect a little retconning as recently seen in Superman: Lois And Clark and Titans Hunt… So how […]

Is Roy From Titans Hunt… Not Roy? Mindless Speculation (But Possible SPOILERS)

Roy, known as Arsenal in the New 52, used to be known as another life.But what if they are going with something else here? The comic has characters remembering themselves from a past continuity which seemingly doesn't exist any more.Could Roy.. be Wally West instead? The pre-52 version?Mindless speculation, nothing more...Comics courtesy of Orbital[...]

What Will DC Comics Do With Their Issue 52s?

In January, the original New 52 launch titles from September 2011 will reach their issue 48s Of the 52 that began that journey back in 2011, there are only 12 left.Justice League, Aquaman, Flash, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Action Comics, Superman, Batman, Detective Comics, Catwoman, Batgirl, Green Lantern.The other 40 were either cancelled or relaunched[...]

The New 52 And The Absence Of Joy

The DC Universe was where you were sure Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman would always be the surest in the room.The New 52 of today bears little resemblance to the DC Universe I knew and this makes me sad.As my colleague, Graig Kent, once pointed out, “There’s the odd thing that’s a really good read…[...]

The New 252 Of Spawn….

The front cover of Spawn #252 makes a rather funny joke…. As DC Comics say goodbye to it, Image Comics says hello… Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Currently holding an exhibit of the work of Declan Shalvey. And where, on Saturday, James Eatock will be signing Dark Horse Comics' The Art of He-Man along with […]

DC Comics Talking To Gerry Conway About Rebooting Firestorm

Gerry Conway co-created Firestorm for DC Comics.Firestorm hasn't exactly found his milieu in the DC Comics universe of late, both pre and post New 52 relaunch.So it looks as if the company may be considering going back to the original well.After talking about the issues regarding the ex gracia payments to creators for using comic characters[...]

Midnighter Just Had A One Night Stand With Warren Ellis

In today's Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #2, the backup preview features Midnighter, by Steve Orlando and ACO. And we open with the young, naked Midnighter in bed, grabbing his Batman underoos, amidst a pile of condoms. Is this the first condom appearance in DC's standard superhero comic line? It's been a while since that issue of Static that caused […]

As Starfire Gets More Clothes, Superman Gets Back In The Armour

In Convergence: The Question #2, instead of the promised Green Lantern: The Lost Army preview, we get Starfire from Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner and Emanuela Lupacchino. And a great six panel grid runaround her friends and enemies as the she tries to find a new place for herself here on Earth. So she needs to turn to an […]

Speculator Corner: Futures End #47 (SPOILERS UPDATE)

 Tomorrow sees the release of New 52: Futures End #47 And US retailers, who seem to have got copies yesterday, are getting rather excited.Because, we have run stories before about what was happening in this comic And we seemed to provide some pretty strong proof along the way, if our sources were to be believedWell,[...]

Today's Dimensional Travel Guide To Marvel And DC

If you are planning a trip to another dimension, it's always good to take some precautions. For example, take Earth Two in World's End #23, it might be advisable to check whether or not it has been encapsulated by Apokalips and is in the process of being utterly destroyed. Dimensional travel sickness can cause distressing […]

As DC Comics Prepares To Leave New York, They Smash Up Their Own Offices

From today's New 52: Futures End.. as the series approaches its conclusion...1700 Broadway is the offices of DC Comics in Manhattan And right now it looks like it needs a Band-Aid.Next month, DC Comics says goodbye to those offices, moving to Burbank in Los Angeles But on the way out, it appears they are laying[...]

Ch-Ch-Changes – Deadpool #250 To The Final Issue Of The New 52

The cover solicited from Andy Kubert was actually by Eddy BarrowsEarth 2 : World's End #22 has dropped Mike Johnson from the writing team and added Cullen Bunn, while the solicited art team of Eddy Barrows, Tyler Kirkham, Jorge Jiminez and Eduardo Pansica has seen Eddy dropped in favour of Jack Herbert and Robson Rocha.Earth 2[...]

RUMOUR: Terry McGinnis To Die?

Will this be 2015?The current New 52: Futures End comic book from DC Comics, has enlisted the Batman Beyond cartoon and comic as the thirty-five years future of the New 52 With Terry McGinnis, the future Batman, send back in time by an elderly Bruce Wayne to stop the emergence of Brother Eye taking over the world[...]

Dara Naraghi's Blue Devil And Spectre Pitches For The New 52 That Went Nowhere

Dara Naraghi of Lifelike and Persia Blues (NBM), has also woeked on Terminator and Ghostbusters comics from IDW and The Absurd Adventures of Archibald Aardvark from Image.But back in 2011, he was invited by Coordinating Editor Elisabeth Gehrlein to pitch a couple of ideas to DC Comics while they were going through the New 52 relaunch[...]

Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier Bring Atlanna To The New 52

One thing we haven't seen yet in the New 52 is Aquaman's mother, Atlanna Well, with Aquaman #39 the creative team of Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier will be doing just that and the image below show us just how she's going to look Kind of a bad-ass eh?Atlanna's role in the comic has changed[...]