Two excellent views of Paul Levitz

Marv Wolfman recalls his friend of nearly 40 years: If you are into comics, you already know Paul Levitz is stepping down from his position as President and Publisher of DC Comics. I’ve known Paul since he was 13 and consider him one of my closest and dearest friends. For years now, Paul has talked […]

EVERYTHING you need to know about Marvel/Disney and DC Entertainment

Check out this list of the top 20 grossing films of the last decade. Discuss. We’ll be back here tomorrow for a wrap-up of the 10 Days That Shook The Multiverse. [Thanks to KW for the link.]

Joe Q on Disney

While the timing was not ideal, today’s Cup O’ Joe Q&A does give Joe Quesada a chance to tell what he can about the new Marvel. Such as his impressions of Bob Iger. My initial feeling about Bob was that I could see right away why he’s been so successful and a visionary for the […]

More statements: DiDio, Berger, Nelson

We’ll be updating this post as more announcements are made on this historic day. • Dan DiDio has announced that Paul Levitz will be taking over as the writer of ADVENTURE COMICS. • Vertigo’s Karen Berger has made a statement: Paul has been my friend and mentor ever since he hired me straight out of […]

Via DC: A letter from Paul Levitz

Post at the various DC Blogs, a statement from Paul Levitz. Thank you for your efforts, your support, and your contributions to DC Comics over the long years that I’ve had the honor of serving as part of DC’s leadership team. Together, our staff, creative contributors, readers, retailers and business partners have helped bring us […]

DC makes changes official: Levitz gone, Nelson in, DC now DC Entertainment

Via PR: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (WBEI) has created DC Entertainment Inc., a new company founded to fully realize the power and value of the DC Comics brand and characters across all media and platforms, to be run by Diane Nelson, it was announced today by Barry Meyer, Chairman & CEO, and Alan Horn, President […]

What to do the rest of the day

With the comics industry being shaken up on a minutely basis, if you want to step away from your computer for a little bit, you’ll want to be back at 4 pm E.D.T./1 p.m. P.D.T. when Marvel e-i-c Joe Quesada’s account of the Disney acquisition and Iger site check — with details and anecdotes! — […]

Ch-changes at DC: Robinov-Nelson team taking over; Levitz expected to step down

UPDATE UPDATE: Everything we’re hearing confirms that if DC President and CEO Paul Levitz isn’t leaving, he is, at least, moving into a new position. An announcement of some kind is expected later today, and it is not going to be about a variant cover. VP Dan DiDio left the West Coast early to be […]

K.G.B. debuts

K.G.B., the battle of the bands webcomic by Becky Cloonan and Hwan Cho, is now up and running, so check it out. You’ll even learn a little Korean along the way.

Moriarty, Cotter, and Sikoryak added to SPX

The show is shaping up, as Jerry Moriarty, R. Sikoryak and Joshua Cotter are announced to join Gahan Wilson, Paul Karasik, Carol Tyler, Josh Neufeld, John Porcellino, and Willy Linthout at the show, which runs from Saturday, September 26 from 11 AM to 7 PM and Sunday, September 27, noon-6 PM at The North Bethesda […]

CRIMINAL preview

CRIMINAL, the acclaimed series by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, is coming back, and Phillips has a preview.

Memorable Comic Book Covers Remixed

WIRED’s Eye-Popping Blog posts some great images. Above, Jack Kirby reengineered by Michael DeForge.

What’s up with Kommissar Rex

We know that one will not be enough, so here is another. This Austrian TV classic was around on Twitter the other day after Art Brut’s Eddie Argos first pointed it out. While America is wallowing in the torpor that is Melrose Place and can’t get a bus ticket out of Cougar Town, you begin […]

This is one of the reasons we fear Dragon*Con

Via Steve Bunche, who is writing a Dragon*Con report for us which we should have up any minute now.