In July, Marvel Comics will release a series of black-and-white digest comics that will reprint classic early issues of their iconic superhero characters. Each digest will retail for $1 and contain 64 pages. The digests will feature the earliest stories of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the Hulk, and the X-Men.
Darwyn Cooke has spoken to Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his work on Green Lantern Secret Files 2005, a one-shot comic by Cooke and writer Geoff Johns. A two-page spread of preview artwork is included with the article. Cooke broadly hinted at a creator-owned original graphic novel in the works and promised an announcement soon.
The New York Times has published a brief look at The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (free registration required). The graphic novel was completed by writer/artist Will Eisner just before his passing in January and debunks the infamous document that falsely claimed to document a worldwide Jewish conspiracy […]
Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times Magazine (free registration required). In addition to discussing his feelings about his past career successes with Marvel Comics, the interview details Lee’s current plans for new superheroes, the lawsuit with Marvel Comics over TV and movie profits, and the failure of Stan Lee […]
The nominees for the 2005 Eisner Awards have been announced. Writer Brian K. Vaughan leads the list with seven nominations for his work on Ex Machina (DC/Wildstorm), Y the Last Man (DC/Vertigo), and Runaways (Marvel). Other notable nominees include Joss Whedon and John Cassaday for Astonishing X-Men, Darwyn Cooke for DC: The New Frontier, and […]
A report in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette has outed Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) as the alter ego of the superhero known as Walnut Man. Lugar/Walnut Man and 13 other Capital Hill superheroes have joined forces to aid the youth program of Arena State, a local theatre company in Washington, DC. Rumors of a team-up […]
Newsarama.com has interviewed Paul Storrie, writer for DC Comics’ Justice League Adventures and Gotham Girls mini-series, about his new series Revisionary from Moonstone Publishing. The series centers on a fake TV psychic who develops real precognitive abilities, which foretell a future that he must try and prevent. Revisionary #1 is available for pre-order now for […]
Mile High Comics has released a 4-page preview of The Batman Strikes! #8, the tie-in comic to the new Batman animated television show. They also have a preview for JLA: Classified #6, which continues the “I Can’t Believe It’s Not the Justice League!” story by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire.
DC Comics has confirmed via press release that they are discontinuing their publishing initiative with the European publishers Humanoids and 2000 A.D./Rebellion due to low sales. The last titles to be published were advance solicited last month, and all titles will continue to be available as back-list items. At this time DC Comics’ manga imprint […]