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Numbercrunching The DC New 52 Year-On-Year

Numbercrunching The DC New 52 Year-On-Year

But let's look a few months before that.The numbers on books had started to rise before the New 52 as publicity for the relaunch began to kick in As we noted at the time, DC numbers were shifting up in the month's before that fateful September If you compare numbers with, say January 2011, when[...]

Something&#8230 New From DC Comics In January

Something… New, From DC Comics In January

For the last couple of months, Bleeding Cool has been reporting that DC Comics may be cancelling a bunch of titles and launching new books in January, as well as giving us a number of creative changes to the books. Grant Morrison announced he is leaving Action Comics with issue 16, we've reported Andy Diggle […]

A Look At Novembers Relaunch Of Supurbia

A Look At November's Relaunch Of Supurbia

In November, as part of Marvel NOT, Boom! will relaunch Bleeding Cool's very own Grace Randolph's Supurbia, with the first issue of an ongoing series And here are the covers (hey, it's a Boom! relaunch, of course there are going to be covers) of the first issue.Pick your favourite...In November, as part of Marvel[...]

Marvel NOW: New Avengers #1 By Jonathan Hickman And Steve Epting For January

Marvel NOW!: New Avengers #1 By Jonathan Hickman And Steve Epting For January

As well as Jonathan Hickman writing the Avengers Marvel NOW! Relaunch, he will also be writing New Avengers, with Steve Epting on art, with #1 on sale from January 2013.That means, of the NOW 21 titles, we currently know four, including All New X-Men and Uncanny Avengers...UPDATE: And Thor #1, Iron Man #1 and Captain[...]

Friday Trending Topics: Everybodys Talking About&#8230 The Marvel Relaunch

Friday Trending Topics: Everybody's Talking About… The Marvel Relaunch

 New books, new creative teams, new number ones?  It's that (sdcc) time of year, so we should know for sure soon.  M0st-Read Comic Stories Today: Will Marvel Now Give Us Uncanny Avengers? Bleeding Cool has already reported on a new rumoured series, Astonishing Avengers, by Rick Remender and Jerome Opena, replacing Secret Avengers on the Marvel roster, and[...]

New 52 Gets A Game &#8211 Injustice: Gods Among Us

New 52 Gets A Game – Injustice: Gods Among Us

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMkTQSbE6Bc[/youtube] The clue comes with the crumbling DC Peel logo. A trailer for a new console/PC game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, featuring the icons of the DC Universe in their DC New 52. So that's probably the new look for Solomon Grundy, too. Developed by the Mortal Kombat team, time to do some screencapping I […]

Will G.I. Combat Replace Men Of War In My Heart In The New New 52

Will G.I. Combat Replace Men Of War In My Heart In The New New 52?

I've been quite open about saying that Men Of War was one of my favourites of the New 52, even though it was not much loved. I wasn't blown away by the real war back up strips, but the soldiers dealing with the after effects of superhero war was, I thought, stellar. Well, Ivan Brandon […]

New Batman Incorporated Comic From Morrison And Burnham As Part Of The New New 52

New Batman Incorporated Comic From Morrison And Burnham As Part Of The New New 52

Batman: Leviathan Strikes collected the final two issues of what would have been the end of Batman Incorporated, before a stretched schedule and the impending New 52 relaunch knocked them off the schedule And, after some fun with Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Madonna, ended with a big To Be Continued in Leviathan! line.Well,[...]


Howard Mackie And Ian Churchill To Create The Ravagers For DCs New New 52

Howard Mackie And Ian Churchill To Create The Ravagers For DC's New New 52

Bobbie Chase, Scott Lobdell, Rob Liefeld, all we were waiting for was Bob Harras to hire Howard Mackie and Terry Kavanagh for a nineties Marvel revival at DC Comics. Well, Terry Kavanagh is busy elsewhere. But now USA Today reveals that Howard Mackie has been hired by DC Comics along with another nineties favourite, Ian […]

China Miéville To Write New New 52 Comic Dial H

China Miéville To Write New New 52 Comic, Dial H

His Swamp Thing series for DC/Vertigo may have been slaughtered to make way for Brightest Day and then the DC New 52 relaunch "Swamp Thing with machine guns" is how one DC Comics executive described it to me.But now British fantasy horror writer and leftwing activist China Miéville is to write his first ongoing comic,[...]

Cracking The DC Code by Mandi Odoerfer and Breki Tomasson

Cracking The DC Code by Mandi Odoerfer and Breki Tomasson

Firstly Mandi Odoerfer of CSICON noticed that alien language text used in a number of DC New 52 comics… were the same alien language. DC may have revealed the name of the mysterious hooded woman, but it appears they still have a few more mysteries up their sleeve. Early on in two of this week's […]

Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen DC Comics &#8211 Justice League Batman Inc Catwoman Captain Atom Wonder Woman Red Hood And The Outlaws Batman Blue Beetle Supergirl Thunder Agents Batman Odyssey Blue Beetle DC Universe Presents Birds Of Prey Green Lantern Corps And Legion Of Superheroes

Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen DC Comics – Justice League, Batman Inc, Catwoman, Captain Atom, Wonder Woman, Red Hood And The Outlaws, Batman, Blue Beetle, Supergirl, Thunder Agents, Batman Odyssey, Blue Beetle, DC Universe Presents, Birds Of Prey, Green Lantern Corps And Legion Of Superheroes

A group of men who, the rhyme goes, rule the city from the shadows and enforce their will by means of an assassin named the Talon, a highly trained killer the Court keeps hidden in bases around the city." First, Gotham must be a really depressing place to grow up as a kid, second, this[...]

Thirteen Thoughts About Thirteen DC New 52 #3 Comics – Action Comics Animal Man Stormwatch Detective Comics Green Arrow OMAC Men Of War Batwing Red Lanterns Hawk And Dove Static Shock Swamp Thing and Justice League International

Thirteen Thoughts About Thirteen DC New 52 #3 Comics – Action Comics, Animal Man, Stormwatch, Detective Comics, Green Arrow, OMAC, Men Of War, Batwing, Red Lanterns, Hawk And Dove, Static Shock, Swamp Thing and Justice League International

Detective Comics #3. Shock values aside, one of the biggest surprises for me has been Tony Daniel on Detective Comics. I've usually found his work in the past to be mediocre at best, both writing and art. Both have stepped up considerably for this comic and that hasn't changed for issue 3, especially the writing, […]

The DC Comics New 52 On The Big Bang Theory

The DC Comics New 52 On The Big Bang Theory

They may not get a mention, but the comic store set of The Big Bang Theory is rather DC Relaunch full right now.Say, is this the only comic shop in America with all the issue one first prints - and seemingly no gouging price tags?1 They may not get a mention, but the comic[...]

The Return Of The Mysterious Missing JLI Woman

The Return Of The Mysterious Missing JLI Woman

When the first cover visuals for Justice League International #1 were shown, there was one unknown woman on the cover. Then, for reasons also unknown, she was removed. And on the final version, replaced with Flashpoint's Lady Godiva, who appeared in the issue in question. Bleeding Cool speculated that she might be Alexandra Gianopoulous from […]

Redesigning The New 52 DC Universe With Jim Lee And Friends

Redesigning The New 52 DC Universe With Jim Lee And Friends

Here are a few design sheets from the New 52 DC Comics relaunch that Jim Lee shared at the New York Comic Con today.There are lots of Animal Man ones, but the page designs also indicates how Animal Man will be combining text and images, with controlled and specilly placed captions, which also matches the[...]

DC Comics Announces Continued Returnability Through To April 2012

DC Comics Announces Continued Returnability Through To April 2012

DC made most of their DC relaunch books returnable for a small fee, for the first four months of the relaunch, allowing retailers the ability to stock high on books with less risk if they didn't sell And they sold.Well now, at the New York Comic Con Retailer's Breakfast, courtesy of Diamond Comic Distributors, DC[...]


Leave Your Spandex At The Door #1 by Dr Manolis Vamvounis

Leave Your Spandex At The Door #1 by Dr Manolis Vamvounis

Dr Mamoulis Vamvounis writes for Bleeding Cool In which I bitch and moan about comics on a weekly basis, in broken english and syntax. Hey, it's all in good fun, right? X-MEN SCHISM #5 (of 5) I love Jason Aaron. I do, he's the best new writer to come out of Vertigo in the past […]