This August John Ostrander Returns to SUICIDE SQUAD

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The Task Force X, also known as the Suicide Squad, first appeared in a DC Entertainment comic book called The Brave and The Bold written by Robert Kanigher (The Metal Men) and drawn by Ross Andru (The Amazing Spider-Man) in 1959. A revamped version debuted again in Legends #3 and spun off into an ongoing comic book […]

Gerard Way Provides a Supersized Update on the DC Young Animals Line– New DOOM PATROL Art and More!

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Last month, DC Comics announced the creation of Young Animals, an imprint overseen by Umbrella Academy writer Gerard Way.  The line was announced to a great deal of fanfare and excitement, but the buzz was tempered following the dismissal of Vertigo’s longtime Editor Shelly Bond.  Today though, Way sought to clear up any speculation about the […]

DC reveals Rebirth one shot variant covers

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  Rebirth is coming, and so are variant covers! DC’s new line kicks off this month with the DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH SPECIAL, and in June with a series of Rebirth one shots. And here’s a peek at some of the covers   Batman: Rebirth #1 On-Sale June 1 Written by Scott Snyder and Tom King Art […]

To do May 19th: Preacher Screening at the 92nd Street Y with Ennis, Rogen, and the cast

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The Preacher tv show debuts on May 22nd on AMC. Now THAT’S a sentence I though I would never ever type, but it’s really happening, with Dominic Cooper as Jesse, Ruth Negga as Tulip and Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, with an ocean of character actors to play Herr Starr, Arseface, Quincannon and all your other […]

Witness the insanity of Scooby Apocalypse #1 (Preview)

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Like the rest of the internet, I have a curiosity about the upcoming Scooby Apocalypse comic book that cannot be satiated by simply looking at preview artwork or giggling at precarious convention panels and interviews–I need to know what this thing is actually about in advance of the May 25 release date. So far, we […]

A tribute to Shelly Bond: the most mod editor of them all

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Today is the last day at Vertigo for Executive Editor Shelly Bond after a 23-year run as an editor, mentor and friend to many creators. It’s truly been one of the most extraordinary editing careers in recent comics history, and I’ve reached out to some of her friends and others in the comics industry to give her the send off she deserves.

Frank Miller is at it again as his variant to DKIII #4 has everyone talking

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    A Frank Miller variant cover for this weeks Dark Knight III issue #4 has come under fire on twitter. All of Miller’s variants for DKIII have been a bit, um, bold, with things like showing the outline of Superman’s junk and the like. This one has been castigated up and down the tweetosphere, […]

Josh Williamson gets “Frostbite” at Vertigo and an exclusive

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Looks like DC’s Vertigo line is still alive and kicking and even announcing some new titles from exclusive creators. Joshua Williamson, sometimes known as “The man in the hoodie” has just gone exclusive with DC. In addition to writing the rebirthed adve ntures of The Flash he’s writing Frostbite, a six issue mini series from […]

Grant Morrison is excited to be writing two more Wonder Woman graphic novels

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Wonder Woman Earth One by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette has finally been published, after five or six years of behind the scenes delays. Reaction has been mixed, but the positive reviews have been strong, showing that Morrison may just have negotiated The Most Dangerous Job On Earth, namely writing Wonder Woman in a highly problematic atmosphere.