SDCC 14: JMS Shoots Straight While Firing From the Hip

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By David Nieves J. Michael Straczynski isn’t one to mess around. Unless it’s an hour of sarcasm and announcements, which his spotlight panel, Comic-Con Saturday, had copious amounts of. JMS as he’s know to his friends, enemies, and frenemies had a lot of updates on outhouse projects and something he announced at SDCC two years […]

JMS Writing New Twilight Zone Series for Dynamite

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J. Michael Straczynski’s been lining up a lot of comics projects lately, resurrecting his “Joe’s Comics” imprint at Image and launching with the well-received Ten Grand.  Add another project to the list, Straczynski’s going to be writing an ongoing Twilight Zone comic for Dynamite.

Studio Coffee Run: The Hulk TV show stalled, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting news, Walking Dead’s Cold Storage, etc.

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The latest developments on The Hulk TV show that isn’t happening anytime soon, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting leakage, The Walking Dead gets it’s own masthead, Arrow stills and more.

HMDD/SDCC2012: J. Michael Straczynski Creates Studio JMS

J. Michael Straczynski has announced the formation of a new studio which will create comics, films, TV, video games, more; also announces revival of his ‘Joe’s Comics’ imprint for Image; next will create world peace before flying off into space, searching for more worlds to conquer.

The creator’s position viewed through the lens of Alan Moore

My—hopefully—last post on Before Watchmen and Alan Moore and the role of the comics creators.

JMS: "Graphic novels are key to DC's future." UPDATED

WOW — so much e-ink over the news that J. Michael Straczynski, a prominent comics writer and Hollywood show runner, is leaving monthly comics to write an OGN sequel. And now two interviews at CBR and Newsarama to explain what really happened:

J. Michael Straczynski leaving Superman and Wonder Woman to write Earth One sequel

Well.

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The SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE OGN has been a BIG, BIG hit for DC, topping the NY Times graphic best seller list AND the Diamond charts. So a sequel by writer J Michael Straczynski and artist Shane Davis is a no-brainer. This the DC blog announces today.

SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE preview

DC has released a few pages of SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, the much-anticipated Superman reboot graphic novel by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis. The book goes on sale next month.

Followup on the news: Earth One, NEMESIS, etc., etc., etc.

The Earth One story has been mostly cleared up as J. Michael Straczynski has responded to Robot 6 with a clarification: This was the actual exchange, as I remember it. Someone asked me on the panel if Superman Earth One was only coming out as a hardcover or as issues at the same time or […]