Historian letterer Todd Klein has the essential obit for Gaspar Saladino, pointing out how influential he was in so many things. Maybe Gaspar will be the first letterer in the Eisner Hall of Fame. When I started working at DC in 1977 I was blown away seeing and working with Gaspar’s lettering in person, such […]
You all raced out to see this, I’m sure, so spoilers ahoy. I’ll confine my remarks to bullet points but I saw this at a Sunday MORNING matinee and the theater was packed.
Don’t expect superhero movies to go away any time soon.
ICV2 has one of its periodic high level chats, this time with DC co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, in two parts. They talk about Rebirth, returns, retailers and the future of Vertigo: What is the definition of a Vertigo book now? Lee: It’s the home for stand-alone IP that really focus on genre or […]
THR’s unparalleled movie scooper Kim Masters is back with a report on the making of Suicide Squad which reveals the studio turmoil behind the making of the film/a>, including a director untested in the high stakes waters of superhero franchise filmmaking, a too short production period, and a struggle to get to the final cut. […]
Although the premiere looked like a lot of fun, the fact that Suicide Squad’s reviews were heavily embargoed seemed to suggest that perhaps the film itself wasn’t as fun and zany as many hoped. (I’m not that familiar with the source material, but none of the trailers seemed particularly funny to me.) While the DC […]
Milt Snapinn! Todd Klein is not only a letterer of renown, he’s a comics historian and he’s just begun a history of the DC Comics Offices 1982-1991 with photos, a seating chart and photos of staffers in all their 80s glory.
Michael McCuistion, Lolita Ritmanis and Kristopher Carter: Courtesy of Tech Times. Yesterday, the highly anticipated animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke became available for HD digital download, having just premiered in movie theatres around the US the day before as a part of Fathom Events. San Diego Comic-Con attendees got the pleasure of having the […]
No sooner do I run a DC masthead then I have to upgrade it again, as it seems that Geoff Johns has been promoted to President & Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, up from merely CCO, a promotion which took place a few months back when he also became co-head of DC Films. According […]
Sorry for the crap photo but it’s hard to find a room big enough to roll this out. At the press breakfast for DC’s Young Animal line one of the giveaways was this outstanding Flex Mentallo breach towel. According to Gerard Way, only a handful were made and it may be one of the rarest […]