Preview: The Multiversity: Ultra Comics brings a haunted comic into our world

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The eighth and most meta chapter of The Multiversity hits shelves this Wednesday

Entertainment Round-Up: The Flash cast and crew talk last night’s big episode, Star Wars Episode IX may be circling a director, the first SPECTRE poster is unveiled

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It’s new comic book day, the best day of the week! Before I rush off to my LCS, let’s round-up the few relevant entertainment headlines that are out and about

DC Comics pulls controversial Batgirl variant cover at the creative team’s wish

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A controversial variant cover of Batgirl has been pulled following objections—including objections raised by the book’s creative team.

Entertainment Round-Up: The Flash Season 2 may bring new speedsters, another Crow is cast, Batman’s role in Suicide Squad revealed?, and another returning character for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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A gathering of your weekend Entertainment headlines

nuDC: Batman is a robot, Wonder Woman is Captain Wolverine and Superman put on jeans

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This week DC has been revealing new looks for its core characters, including some startling fashion changes. The new looks have been revealed in various places We’ve cobbled it all up for you below but here’s the shorter version:

Jamie S. Rich joines Vertigo as Senior Editor

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Yes, it's true. I have joined @vertigo_comics as Senior Editor. Today was my first day. Lots of exciting things in the works. Stay tuned. — Jamie S. Rich (@jamieESrich) March 12, 2015 Wait'll they get a load of me. pic.twitter.com/Rfu4CmxU6N — Jamie S. Rich (@jamieESrich) March 11, 2015 Continuing their social media transparency on new […]

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