Ethan Van Sciver Is the New Batman: Dark Knight Artist


Batman is the premier franchise in today’s DC universe, with the flagship Batman title having overtaken Justice League in the sales column.  Batman: The Dark Knight was conceived as an artist’s title, the original artist in question being David Finch.  With Finch heading over to the new Justice League of America title (of which I’m certain we’ll hear more about at NYCC), […]

Marvel reveal ‘Superior Spider-Man’ with Slott, Stegman, Ramos, Camuncoli, and Dark/Edginess


Ahead of NYCC 2012, Marvel have now revealed the meaning for their final one-word teaser from a few weeks ago: “Superior” stands for Superior Spider-Man, a new series relaunching from the ashes of Dan Slott’s ominous Amazing Spider-Man #700. The book will see a darker and edgier tone to the world of Spider-Man, as artists […]

Andy Diggle takes over Action Comics in March


England’s own Andy Diggle has been announced as the new writer for Action Comics, taking over the series from Grant Morrison as of issue #18, in March next year. He’ll be joined by artist Tony Daniel on the series, as is revealed on DC’s The Source website today. Speaking on the news, Diggle talks a little […]

ComiCON-versation #12: Public Relations…


by Mike Scigliano Having a great show that features a superb guest list, awesome panels, quality exhibitors and much more is every comicon’s goal. Making sure everyone knows all that is another story. When all is said and done, if the message about your show doesn’t reach your potential audience, it all goes for naught. […]

NYCC 12: Day -1: Pre-Show Photos!

The view from "2A"

Okay… I’m a bit confused…  there is no “Day Zero” (unless that’s the early morning hours leading up to “zero hour” when the show opens).  So, I’m counting Tuesday as “Day Minus Two” with GallaCon, and today as “Day Minus One” with the ICV2 Conference. As with last year, I wandered around Javits, snapping a […]

Matthew Sturges To Write “Damsels” Spin-Off For Dynamite


The exact details on this are still a little sketchy, but Dynamite has signed Matthew Sturges to write an as-yet-unnamed spin-off of their Damsels comic in 2013.  Damsels features the adventures adventures of damsels from fairy tales like Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White and the Little Mermaid.  Sturges suggests an aquatic theme for the spin-off, which suggests a […]