So how’s DC doing? Gently sliding to the right. They’re not collapsing and the DCU sales aren’t piling up in the dreaded 10K-19K category, but that upper list keeps shrinking.
There is change in the air in comicbookland. It may be more than in the air…it may be in the streams, lakes and landfills, too. Maybe it’s here already and we just don’t know it – or don’t want to admit it. Certainly, this week’s BookScan report was a different look…and, I think, a significant […]
…but don’t get too carried away crying sexism, THEY SAY it’s standard operating procedure at the still gun-shy about superheroes studio. THR reports that, contrary to what everyone has assumed, director Patty Jenkins was NOT signed for an option for a second Wonder Woman film (which is inevitable given the huge reaction to the first […]
About a year ago, I remember fretting to some colleagues that maybe the American public’s love affair with superhero movies would end just in time for Wonder Woman to flop, and that would be the end of female led superhero films. I know it seemed unlikely, but Wonder Woman’s treatment in Hollywood has been so […]
In the critical world, it’s not exactly high praise to say Wonder Woman is Warner Bros. and DC’s best film in the recent line-up, given the poor reactions to both Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad. So to get the obvious out of the way first: yes, Wonder Woman is the best, by far.
I’ve been tracking the woes of Warner Bros. for a while. Every year I make a pilgrimage to Hall H early on Saturday of Comic-Con to see what the Superheroes are up to and every time I’m forced to sit through agonizing previews for surefire turds like Pan, The Man from UNCLE and Skull Island. […]
Some job listings for those interested in comics careers; full details in links. Oni is hiring an Associate Editor! Oni Press, Inc., is the premier comic book and graphic novel publisher in Portland, Oregon. We publish creator-owned and licensed comics such as Scott Pilgrim, Letter 44, The Sixth Gun, Hopeless Savages, Rick and Morty, Invader Zim, […]
What is an indie comics publisher? NO one seems to have the definitive answer!
This year marks the 100th year anniversary of legendary comic book writer and artist Jack Kirby’s birth. The artist’s influence has undeniably touched the comic book industry, helping to change and shape it forever. Of many that have personally met the icon, they would say he was always friendly, took the time to talk to […]
Saturday afternoon at WonderCon, DC’s Rebirth panel kicked off with DC All Access host Jason Inman sporting a Booster Gold hoodie. Inman introduced James Tynion IV (Detective Comics), John Semper Jr. (Cyborg), Julie and Shawna Benson (Batgirl and the Birds of Prey), Phil Jimenez (Superwoman), Danny Miki (Batman), Sam Humphries (Green Lanterns), Chad Hardin (Harley Quinn) […]