What is the Secret of Gene Luen Yang’s Superman?

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Of all the comics projects announced this far from DC after Convergence, the one that arguably has fans the most excited is Superman from author Gene Luen Yang. The indie cartoonist will likely bring a different vibe to DC’s flagship character that will be focused on some of the ideas reflected in his own works like […]

DC Comics Month-to Month Sales: January 2015 – Flash Drop

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Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures.

This month, nearly all of the comics with freely-orderable variants (Flash 75th anniversary) saw a drop of 3-4K. We’ve seen drops on these in the past months, but they were so uniform this month that I thought that maybe something else was going on. But the more I looked at it, I became convinced that it was the case the retailers as a whole just dropped their orders on these.

New Daredevil & Flash trailers released

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Today’s trailers are all about the villains.

Lee and Didio on nuDC: the diverse diversity of diverseness

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DC co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee gave a talk to comics journalists a few weeks back during the Burbank talent conference, and CBR has a round-up and in June, it’s all about the diversity! And less about…*gasp* nitpicking fans who only want their Aquaman! There’s also some news: Bobbie Chase, who is moving west, […]

Rebecca Taylor joins DC Comics editorial staff

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So @BexTay has done some of my favorite Archaia books and now she's working with me at DC. I'm thrilled and know she's gonna teach me a lot. — Andy Khouri (@andykhouri) March 9, 2015 ….aaaaaand as we long ago predicted, DC is raiding a few players from the locals, in this case Boom!/Archaia by […]

100 Years of Solitude: Swamp Thing #40 Puts an Avatar to Sleep (Review)

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Scott Snyder came to the New 52 with a mandate for Swamp Thing to become a dark character settled with the likes of Animal Man for a grim adventure into the DCU. With a ploy towards diversity now extending throughout comics, maybe it’s time for a different kind of diversity. This includes storytelling to reflect […]

CBS releases first images of Melissa Benoist as Supergirl

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Just when you think the news is going to slow down for the weekend, we’ve got one more item of interest. Warner Bros. has just released the first full costume shots of Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El/Supergirl in promotion of the upcoming new series. Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood (Alice in Wonderland, Chicago, Memoirs of […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Jared Leto’s Joker hair, Marvel Movie Marathon, Warner Bros’ CEO claims DC Movies are “edgier”, Age of Ultron “behind the scenes” vids, iZombie premiere

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Your Thursday round-up of headlines

Aaron and Mundo keep Secret Wars Weird

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Another day, another Secret Wars flavored tie-in series. Are you still with me? Good, because this is another one that is bound to raise some eyebrows. The fun starts with the series’ name: Weirdworld. The weirdness persists with the names attached to the project with the excellent Jason Aaron writing the comic with the one-and-only […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Age of Ultron stars talk to the press, The Russos ink a deal with Sony, Supergirl casts a Toyman, Community Season 6 trailer

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Your mid-week round-up of entertainment related headlines

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNDERWORLD Announced for Mobile Devices

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Run Gotham’s underworld straight from your mobile phone.

Lego Suicide Squad DLC Out Today

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Suicide Squad comes to Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Andy Khouri joins DC as Editor

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Today is my first day as an Editor at DC Comics. I’m very happy and excited and looking forward to hearing what you guys think of my books. — Andy Khouri (@andykhouri) March 2, 2015 It’s official. Welcome to #DCKHOMICS A photo posted by Andy Khouri (@andykhouri) on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:09pm PST There […]

Books A Million Selling Variants Online and Getting DC from Diamond

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This may well spoil things for people trying to flip variants on eBay, but it looks like Books A Million will let you order (and pre-order) variant covers off their website.  And it looks like they’re expanding how many different publishers they’re getting variants from:

The CW aims for a superhero team-up series featuring Firestorm, The Atom, Black Canary and Captain Cold

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The CW’s third superhero series may be much bigger than originally thought

Ben Abernathy returns to DC as Director of Talent Relations

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While you had to be a detective a bit to parse this image from Ben Abernathy, the tweets have made it clear: the former Wildstorm editor is back at DC in Burbank as Director of Talent Relations.