Frank Miller was in LA this weekend to talk about Batman and the BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS 30th Anniversary Edition, At a signing at the Barnes & Noble at the Grove, Stan Lee showed up to greet him, and DC Entertainment captured this historic moment in pictures. The LA Times also interviewed Miller about […]
The bind in mini comics included in each issue of Dark Knight III have been a pretty cool little thing about the project, both as an esthetic bonus and as a sort of “featurette” to the main story. And they also give you a peek at what the book would be like if Frank Miller […]
Our resident sales analyst David Carter looks into DKIII’s BIG debut!
While doing press for this weeks Dark Night iiiL: The Master Race, Frank Miller revealed another new project he’s working on, a new Sin City tale set in the past called Sin City: The Homefront
The numbers are in! And DKIII was a hit! According to ICv2, it sold 440,234 copies; I’ve seen the “half a million copies” number floating around, when you add in the deluxe edition I’m sure its up to that. Throw in the $5.99 price tag and you have a nice $2.637 million at retail added to booksellers coffers. (The actual number is less but you get the idea.) Marvel was no slouch either, with 384,969 copies of the $4.99 Star Wars: Vader Down #1 sold.
§ Zack Davisson, the late Shigeru Mizuki’s English language translator, has an obituary that gives the great man’s oeuvre more context: His influence on pop culture is so ubiquitous as to be invisible. His immensely popular Kitaro series introduced the world of entertainment to yokai and their realms of spirits, gods, and monsters. If you’ve […]
Frank Miller is the Donald Trump of comics, replacing Alan Moore who used to be the Donald Trump of comics in that every little utterance of his was fodder for headlines and web traffic. Miller’s been retired from public speaking for a while but the Dark Knight III promo process—and a series of appearances in foreign lands—has provided a fresh platform and ample ammo for SEO air strikes. But is this current comment any different from what Millar has said in the past?
The entire DKIII team of Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, and Klaus Janson will be signing the book December 19th at Midtown Comics Downtown from 4:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday, December 19th. But of course you’ll need to enter a contest to get in line and then dress appropriate for the season: Midtown Comics is […]
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Frank Miller’s Twitter chat finished up a little bit ago and some how the tweets of the questions didn’t get linked to the answers…which gives the whole thing an even more surreal quality. Miller does give Brian Azzarello credit for the whole DKIII idea yet again, so this is obviously the line moving forward. The […]