Exclusives Aren't Just For DC and Marvel Anymore — Cary Nord Exclusive to Valiant

Word on the street was that DC and Marvel were starting to throttle back on the exclusive deals. The biggest names would still be exclusive, but as deals were expiring a lot of people you’d normally expect to be on an exclusive would be freeing up. And, of course, exclusive were more about not working at about DC and Marvel at the same same time than they were about being truly exclusive. Plenty of them had an out to do a creator-owned book at someplace like Image or Oni.

Dan DiDio: The Crisis Years

To mark the first ten years of his stint as Executive Editor at DC, Dan DiDio ran down the top ten highlights of his years there on his Facebook page. It’s an interesting list that tells you everything you need to know about the last decade in superhero comics publishing.