In June 2016, DC Comics kicked off the start of its Rebirth initiative. After a wave of criticism surrounding the way they have treated their characters’ rich histories since 2011’s New 52 relaunch, DC has decided to rebrand. They hope that by restoring their characters’ pasts, they will restore readers’ faith in them as well. […]
Marvel has been trying to make the Inhumans the next big thing for years. but it’s been an uphill battle and here are some of the reasons why.
Variant covers are an accepted practice in comics publishing and collecting, but is Diamond enforcing its own rules on minimum orders? Retailer Brian Hibbs looks at the plusses and minuses of the world of variants.
Scott Snyder’s long brewing dark mystery at the heart of the SCU is revealed in a new events called Dark Days coming this summer with an all-star art cast.
The finalists for the Cartoonist Studio Prize, presented annually by Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies, have just been announced, and it’s a real comics greatest hits 2016 list, including blockbuster March Book Three, critical darlings Rosalie Lightning and Libby’s Dad, On a Sunbeam and so on. The finalists are selected in two categories, […]
“…something old, something new, a patchwork of fabric, of feelings.”
Legendary horror artist and friends Bernie Wrightson lost his battle with brain cancer last night, his wife Liz reported on Facebook and his webpage. He was 68. He had been fighting the illness for a few years and last fall announced that he was no longer able to draw or attend conventions. In addition to […]
In a move similar to the system San Diego went to a few years ago, New York Comic Con just announced that they will no longer sell 3 and 4 day passes. The news came in an email alert along with other announcements for this year’s ticket sales, including fan verification opening on April 19th and […]
Having just seen WB move Aquaman off of its October 5th release date and into the late December frame, Sony has decided to plop the long gestating Venom film into that slot, as reported by THR. Here’s what we know so far: It’s written by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinker, the latter of whom wrote […]
It’s been moved once before, but perhaps, sensing some blood in the water, Warner Bros. has again opted to move Aquaman from its recently acquired October 5th, 2018 date to December 21st of next year instead. James Wan, along with his cast and crew, including Jason Momoa, Patrick Wilson, Amber Heard, are still set to […]