Remember how we told you DC was taking a renewed interest in the old prestige/Dark Knight format and flirting with the Euro-album format at the same time? Here’s the latest offering: Young Monsters in Love, an 80-page prestige format special out just in time for Valentine’s Day. 80 pages isn’t quite graphic novel length, but that’s what […]
Last month, Wolverine co-creator Len Wein tragically passed away at 69. A prolific figure in comics who also edited Watchmen and served as co-creator of Swamp Thing, at the time of his passing Wein was working on a brand new Alec Holland story with artist Kelley Jones. While that series will no longer see the light […]
“He’s the turd in their punch bowl.”
What does DC need to do to change its fortunes in the year to come?
DC is bringing back several cult favorite characters back in a big way. In the beginning of 2016, DC will debut eight miniseries meant to enhance the DC Youniverse’s diversity. Len Wein will be writing a new take on the Metal Men, who were last seen in the pages of Swamp Thing #36. Coincidentally, Wein will also be […]
Scott Snyder is a born storyteller, and the following series of tweets—which reveal the “pulping” of Swamp Thing #15, which he wrote—make that clear. It’s also a clear warning that color choices must be carefully considered.
Scott Snyder came to the New 52 with a mandate for Swamp Thing to become a dark character settled with the likes of Animal Man for a grim adventure into the DCU. With a ploy towards diversity now extending throughout comics, maybe it’s time for a different kind of diversity. This includes storytelling to reflect […]
DC’s Source Blog has seen two updates this week, with the announcements for new creative teams on Swamp Thing and Red Hood And The Outlaws. These would follow on the previous news that Scott Snyder was stepping down from Swamp Thing after completing his story in issue #16, while Scott Lobdell would wrap up on Red […]