DC in January: Complete solicitations

What the heck, everyone else does it.

A XOMBI collection with all five issues of the John Rozum/Frazer Irving romp and GONE TO AMERIKAY, the Derek McCulloch/Colleen Doran GN about the Irish immigration would top our wish list.

Lots o’ fill-ins in the New 52 creatives as deadlines take their toll. But it was all in the plan.

Walking Dead sets cable viewing record

The second season premiere of Walking Dead last night set a record for basic cable drama viewing, with 4.8 million viewers in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million in the 25-54 demo. According to AMC, it was the #1 series for the 18-49 category for the night.

Although cable ratings are a bit of a fluid thing, and records are a bit hard to pin down, it’s clear that WALKING DEAD is still a hit. And people like zombies.

Disney and Marvel team up with PREP & LANDING

When DIsney bought Marvel, the idea of them teaming up for “Mouserine” was the topic of laughs. but now such things are actually happening, with the cartoon character Prep & Landing entering The Avengers, Spider-Man and Marvel Super Heroes comics. Actually, it’s just an INSERT story about the tooners trying to prepare for Santa, not an actual, coninuity-shattering crossover, but it does show that these titles are super kid-friendly. Even John Lasseter approves of this mingling.