In June 2016, DC Comics began its Rebirth initiative. After a wave of criticism surrounding the way they have treated their characters’ rich histories since 2011’s New 52 relaunch, DC has decided to rebrand. They hope that by restoring their characters’ pasts, they will restore readers’ faith in them as well. Do they succeed? That’s […]
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Periodically (pun intended), it’s useful to take a look at where the sales of a publisher’s titles are clustered. It helps widen the picture of how things are going. The idea is to break the sales chart into 10K slices. While it’s not particularly insightful to compare DC and Marvel to most of the independent […]
As a cartoon loving kid of the 90’s, chances are the Batman: The Animated Series was on your “must-watch list.” It’s hard to believe that the iconic show is hitting its 25th year anniversary. But what really made this show stand out so much in our minds, even now as adults? Aside from the […]
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu debate the end of THE FLASH’s first arc!
A few months back, DC started its rebirth by announcing they were revamping some classic Hanna Barbera characters for the new millennium. I’ll just be honest here and say that I didn’t think this was the best of DC’s recent revamping efforts–do we really need a gritty Scooby Doo?–but this thing exists, or will soon, and it’s going to be pretty funny either way. I believe there have been some artist announcements and more so here’s where this is all at.
We’re heading towards a tipping point in the market. Companies are partnering up with Walmart and Loot Crate and other alternative sales avenues are on the rise. DC is undergoing a Rebirth. Where do we go from here? How do we build a comics industry for the 21st century?
The Sin City director will be returning to the family adventure genre