Marvel’s Surprise Hit THE VISION to End with Issue 12, Writer Tom King Says

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Earlier today, The Comics Beat reported that Tom King was one of three writers to sign an exclusive contract with DC Comics to “produce their comic book work solely for the DC Comics and Vertigo imprints.”  In the wake of the announcement, many readers were left wondering what would happen to The Vision.  The series, which […]

DC signs Tom King, Clay Mann, and John Timms to exclusives

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Just ahead of their ComicsPRO presentation today, DC Comics has announced that writer Tom King and artists Clay Mann and John Timms have all signed exclusive deals with the publisher. King is best known for his work on Grayson, a super-spy take on Dick Grayson/Nightwing, that he co-writes with Tim Seeley. Recently, he began critically acclaimed runs […]

Seeley and King Leave Grayson for “something big and cool”

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Surprise! DC announced that writers Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash) and Tom King (The Vision) have stepped off of the writing duties for Grayson. April’s issue #19 will see the debut of writer Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Hacktivist.) Joining them is artist Carmine Di Giandomenico (The Amazing Spider-Man,) King stepped onto Twitter to explain the reasoning behind […]

Weekend Wrap Up: “Omega Men” No Longer Cancelled, X-Men Facing a Slow Death, and More

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This weekend turned out to be a very busy one for comics news.  As our chief steward, Heidi MacDonald, takes a well deserved rest this morning following the conclusion of Small Press Expo, let’s take a look at some of the big breaking stories from the last few days. Omega Men Lives When we broke […]

Another Two Bite the Dust, “Sensation Comics” and “Batman ’66” are Cancelled; “Green Lantern: the Lost Army” Missing from Solicits, has the “Circle of Trust” been Broken?

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Update: As noted in the comments section, Cullen Bunn took to his Twitter last night to announce that Green Lantern: the Lost Army has indeed been cancelled. Looks like bad news comes in droves.  Hot on the heels of DC’s announcement that Omega Men, Doomed, and three other series have been cancelled, DC solicited the final issues of Digital First […]

SDCC ’15: Our Animation and Comics Creator Interviews in Audio-form

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Here’s where I finally release what’s left of our SDCC audio content…as a follow-up to last week’s set of DC and Marvel Television interviews, here are our chats on the animated side of things including discussions with Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland, Bruce Timm, Andrea Romano, Ike Barinholtz, Seth Meyers, and more! Additionally, here are the audio […]

SDCC ’15 Interview: Tom King and Tim Seeley Chat About Grayson

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By Harper W. Harris Among the DC books that sparked a sort of revolution for the publisher in terms of new kinds of stories is Grayson, the espionage comic by Tom King, Tim Seeley, and Mikel Janin. In a nice and surprisingly quiet corner of the convention, I was able to sit down and have […]

REVIEW: TIME WARP #1, Putting the Vertigo in Sci-Fi

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Publishers seem increasingly willing to roll the dice on anthology formats recently. Maybe it’s the success of things like Dark Horse Presents, and the model they’ve followed of introducing new works and then successfully spinning them off into new story titles like BLACK BEETLE. There’s an inherently approachable aspect to anthologies—new readers can pick them […]