villains month Archives

Joker's Daughter Week – Tuesday Trending Topics
Plenty of buzz about this book this week, and more to come today I'm sureDC Comics' Villains Month has been, as Tom Huxley noted, a bit of an opti-shambles 3D covers allocated, severely in some cases, retailers made plans, got the 2D replacements and got used to the new status quo. Most-Read Comic Stories Tuesday: The Fight[...]
From Pacifist To Insurgent – The Grooming Of Terror In Black Adam #1
Black Adam #1, part of DC's Villains Month, out today by Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates and Edgar Salazar. Geoff Johns has played with people's expectations and prejudices around the concept of terrorism in the New 52 a fair bit, from the introduction of Baz to the recent Trinity War, and the differing attitudes to protest. And he's[...]
A Letter To Retailers From Dan DiDio And Jim Lee For The End Of Villain's Month
DC Comics writes; THANK YOU FROM THE CO-PUBLISHERS Dear Retailers: We'd like to take a moment to thank you for all your support for DC's Villains Month From the time we started to talk about this initiative with you, we knew it would be an extraordinary and challenging venture We also knew that there would be several concerns[...]
The Fight For Joker's Daughter Tomorrow Just Got More Brutal
DC Comics' Villains Month has been, as Tom Huxley noted, a bit of an opti-shambles 3D covers allocated, severely in some cases, retailers made plans, got the 2D replacements and got used to the new status quo. Then there were more allocations They winced, but found a way Joker's Daughter seemed the hot ticket, heavily allocated,[...]
DC Comics Further Allocates The Allocated 3D Covers
You've been severely allocated on your 3D covers for Villains Month from DC Comics But at least you now know what you're getting. Think again. DC Comics have told retailers that for next week, they will get 93% of their prevous orders for Bane #1, 84% of their orders for Doomsday #1 and 90% of their orders[...]
Fourteen Thoughts About Villain's Month – Week Three – Eclipso, Dial E, H'el, Lex Luthor, Arcane, Clayface, Ra's Al Ghul, Cheetah, Penguin, Scarecrow, Deathstroke, Shadow Thief, The Rogues And Black Hand
Let's have a flick through all the 3Dness… Charles Soule writes Lex Luthor, my favourite of today's Villains Month books, filling in the blanks between Luthor-in-jail and Luther-in-helicopter in Forever Evil It also may give us the ultimate view of Superman from Lex Luthor and how he wants the rest of the world to see him… Charles[...]
A Comic Show – The Power Of Zero – "A Smart Person's Mark Millar"
I'm offering my money back guarantee on this issue. I then go into each DC Villains month issue, which are great single stories, which lead into other books, and which just kind of feel like a file story on a cancelled title Lex is my pick of the week, but Arcane, Black Hand, and Penguin were[...]
Bar Codes For DC Comics 3D Covers – In Case Yours Have Melted (UPDATE)
There have been a few problems with the DC Villains Month 3D covers. No, not just the ones that have melted in the car. But problems with the bar codes being read through the lenticular sheen If you are a retailer in trouble, here is a handy dandy guide to what the barcodes should be[...]