DC responds to EARTH ONE format mystery

Late last year, DC announced a new line of graphic novels called Earth One. The idea was a line of standalone graphic novels about major characters with new continuities. It was kind of like the Ultimates line but in the new format — GNs — instead of periodicals. Books for Superman and Batman were announced […]

Interview: Jesse Blaze Snider is sticking with comics

[With reality TV and reality contests everywhere, people have been wondering when someone would start a reality TV show about the comics industry. That hasn’t happened yet — maybe because sitting at a drawing board all day doesn’t make for all that exciting a visual. However at least one comics creator is currently starring in a reality show: Jesse Blaze Snider, the 27-year-old son of Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider is on A&E’s Growing Up Twisted, which airs tonight at 10/9c. Although Snider has had much previous TV exposure, he considers writing comics the career he wants to follow. We were interested in finding out how someone with experience in so many fields balances all these different outlets. Currently the author of BOOM!’s Toy Story: Tales from the Toy Chest , Snider chatted to The Beat about his writing, being a reality star and his very colorful family.]