Here’s the behind the scenes story of Rebirth, from spoilers to battlelines. Whose side are you on?
§ Nice Art: My Girl a recentish comic by by Sophia Foster-Dimino about dreams and work and life and struggle. Like all off Foster-Dimino’s work its evocative and allusive and rewards contemplation. § A few weeks ago Michael Davis wrote a mild-mannered think piece called Why Are We Still Complaining About Dan DiDio?. This weekend, […]
At LONG LAST, the waiting is over and the party can begin! Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice had its world premiere at a star studded screening at Radio City Music Hall last night, March 20th. All the questions over whether Warner Bros. can establish their own cinematic superhero universe will soon be answered. […]
DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan Didio appeared in an online Q&A with ComicVine. Didio teased a controversial moment taking place in the DC Universe: Rebirth #1 one-shot which kicks off the brand new slate of titles for DC dubbed “Rebirth.” The comic is written by Geoff Johns (Justice League) with art from Ethan Van Sciver (Green […]
In his video introducing DC’s Rebirth publishing plan, Geoff Johns calls it a “third rebirth” for DC. At first I thought this referred to the original DC, Silver age Flash and…something else? But he was actually referring to reimagining Green Lantern and the Flash characters with better, more motivated origins. Perhaps more accurately, from an external viewpoint, its the third rebirth of DC in the Diane Nelson era, following the New 52, DCYou and now a new line based on core characters. Or as he put it, in the video’s most quoted line, “It’s not just an event, it’s a mission for us.”
Update: As noted in the comments section, Cullen Bunn took to his Twitter last night to announce that Green Lantern: the Lost Army has indeed been cancelled. Looks like bad news comes in droves. Hot on the heels of DC’s announcement that Omega Men, Doomed, and three other series have been cancelled, DC solicited the final issues of Digital First […]
(Above, Ryan Sook’s cover for Superman: Alien American #1) If you’ve been following our sales charts here at The Beat you know that June was the big relaunch month for DC following Convergence and the move west, with 20 new #1s and new storylines and new costumes for old favorites. And sales were pretty good […]
By Alexander Jones Modern comic events usually spell out impending doom for a select few of the superheroes we have grown to love. DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan Didio gave some insight into the publishing company process on how they decide which of these heroes stay among the living, and which others enter the revolving door […]