Stars of comics and screen come out for the Suicide Squad premiere

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It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]

All DC’s red carpet looks from the Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice premiere last night

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  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. […]

A “controversial scene” awaits in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1

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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 […]

“I love this world but there’s something missing” – DC gets back into its comfort zone with Rebirth

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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.”

Another Two Bite the Dust, “Sensation Comics” and “Batman ’66” are Cancelled; “Green Lantern: the Lost Army” Missing from Solicits, has the “Circle of Trust” been Broken?

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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 […]

Industry Watch: Editorial changes coming to DC?

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(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 […]