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Thursday, 19 October 2006

Back to the future: DC announces five Year One miniseries — Newsarama

"These allow us to refocus the direction for each one of these characters and reestablish their origins are, and also where they might be headed to in the future."

Posted under: Dan Didio, Green Arrow, , Teen Titans, , and • Thursday, 19 October 2006 • 4:10 pm

Monday, 16 October 2006

A quick Action Annual word with Geoff Johns — Newsarama

"The idea for the Annual, Johns said, is following along in the goal he and Donner have set for themselves, that is, to make Action a fun, kickass comic, hence the fourt issue of the run being produced in 3D, and the Annual apparently featuring Mon-el on

Posted under: Geoff Johns, Action Comics, Newsarama, and Superman • Monday, 16 October 2006 • 7:41 pm

Superman threatens Beatfreakz hit — BBC News

"Dutch dance act Beatfreakz have been told to withdraw their current top 10 single because the cover copies the famous "S" logo from Superman’s suit."

Posted under: Superman, Copyright, and Newspapers • Monday, 16 October 2006 • 3:23 pm

Saturday, 14 October 2006

Grouped: New Girl in Town: Gray and Palmiotti talk Terra

  • New Girl in Town: Gray and Palmiotti talk Terra — "Terra is an enigma for obvious reasons. Every hero in the DCU is in the dark about who she is and why she’s doing what she’s doing, which is running around the planet saving and helping people."
  • New Girl in Town: Gray and Palmiotti talk Terra — "Terra is an enigma for obvious reasons. Every hero in the DCU is in the dark about who she is and why she’s doing what she’s doing, which is running around the planet saving and helping people."
Posted under: Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Supergirl, and Terra • Saturday, 14 October 2006

Wednesday, 11 October 2006

Infinite Rewrites, or: Crisis on Infinite Versions of DCâ s Major Crossover Series — Blog@Newsarama

"So, what were the changes in the Infinite Crisis hardcover? Just art changes like this new final double page spread (compare to the one that saw print)? Or, perhaps a pretty major change to the conclusion?"

Posted under: Infinite Crisis and Blogs • Wednesday, 11 October 2006 • 7:55 pm

Tuesday, 10 October 2006

Back to drawing board [Bill Messner-Loebs] — The Detroit News Online

"Messner-Loebs is happy to be working again and having a place to call his own. He and Nadine recently moved into a home they bought in Brighton."

Posted under: and Newspapers • Tuesday, 10 October 2006 • 8:27 am

Saturday, 7 October 2006

Growing up Kubert, talking comics & life with Adam — The Pulse

"The scripts I receive from Geoff are pretty complete, but as with all stories, there’s room for interpretation. Geoff and I have an excellent working relationship. And, if something doesn’t seem to work right, I’ll call him and we’ll talk it out."

Posted under: , Superman, and Pulse • Saturday, 7 October 2006 • 3:46 pm

Talking Batman with Tom Mandrake — Newsarama

"Designing a Batman villain is always fun! Great Batman villains tend to be bizarre, deranged or amoral characters like the Joker or Killer Croc. Those are the kinds of characters I was thinking about when John described Grotesk to me."

Posted under: Tom Mandrake, Batman, and Newsarama • Saturday, 7 October 2006 • 3:38 pm

5.2 about 52 #22 with Jones & Siglain — Newsarama

"No matter what you like there is something for everyone in 52. We are not going to crash, we are not going to fall, we made a commitment to put out a weekly book and that’s what we are going to do."

Posted under: Jann Jones, , 52, and Newsarama • Saturday, 7 October 2006 • 3:36 pm

Wednesday, 4 October 2006

Back to Basics: Marv Wolfman on Nightwing — Wizard Entertainment

“Nightwing is a good leader, but because he’s concentrated on that part of his life, he’s allowed the Dick Grayson side to slide a bit,” said Wolfman. “He realizes he needs balance in his life. He can’t and shouldn’t be a hero 24/7.”

Posted under: Marv Wolfman, Nightwing, and Wizard • Wednesday, 4 October 2006 • 10:06 am

Kurt Busiek talks post-up, up, & away Superman — Newsarama

"We’ll see Squad K and Perseus Hazard and the Prankster and a big showdown with Arion and more. And then Insect Queen, and more about Luthor, and the Silver Twist and Intergang and the Galactic Golem and plenty more to come…"

Posted under: Kurt Busiek, Superman Returns, and Newsarama • Wednesday, 4 October 2006 • 10:03 am

Tuesday, 3 October 2006

Justice for Jim Krueger — Wizard Entertainment

"Throughout Justice, Krueger’s treatment of the DCU icons had Internet message boards abuzz with previously unimaginable phrases like “Aquaman is cool” and “Brainiac terrifies me.” Not bad for a man occasionally referred to as “the guy who wor

Posted under: Justice, Jim Krueger, and Wizard • Tuesday, 3 October 2006 • 8:48 am

Geoff Johns with some quick Action words — Newsarama

"Lex Luthor has his sights on him, and has assembled his own team of villains to nab him, and things are setting up for a big action/mystery story surrounding this kid, and seeing where his future lies. Is he destined to become earth’s new Superboy? Who

Posted under: Geoff Johns, Superman, and Newsarama • Tuesday, 3 October 2006 • 8:46 am

Monday, 2 October 2006

Lightning Strikes: Judd Winick — SBC

"Now that the magic of the DCU has been reinvented after Shazam was destroyed, and the world of magic, the book of magic has been rewritten so the gods of magic as they WERE are now different…they’ve taken on new forms."

Posted under: Judd Winick, Shazam, and SBC • Monday, 2 October 2006 • 7:21 pm

Richard Donner Returns — Wizard Entertainment

"Still stung by his firing from the ‘Superman’ movie franchise 27 years ago, the director steels himself for his own Super-sequel in the comics"

Posted under: Superman, Richard Donner, and Wizard • Monday, 2 October 2006 • 2:14 pm

Sunday, 1 October 2006

Memories of Wonder Woman — News Times Live

"Moulton “Pete’’ Marston is the son of the Wonder Woman comic character creator William Moulton Marston. He has a collection of memorabilia and is planning to open a private museum in his Bethel home. He has over 1,300 artifacts."

Posted under: Wonder Woman and Newspapers • Sunday, 1 October 2006 • 10:43 am

Saturday, 30 September 2006

Unlimited Williams on Justice League — The Pulse

"When I initially pitched stories, I tried a villain contest, an elaborate hoax, a sting operation run by the League and even a showdown between the Charlton and the DC characters. If you put your mind to it, 20 pages is a lot of room."

Posted under: JLU, , and Pulse • Saturday, 30 September 2006 • 7:47 pm

5.2 or so about 52 #21 with Didio and Waid — Newsarama

"As usual, we’ve got a Q&A about this week’s issue, and stepping in for the recently departed Steve Wacker, DCU Executive Editor Dan Didio with assists by one of the 52 writers, Mark Waid."

Posted under: 52, Dan Didio, Mark Waid, and Newsarama • Saturday, 30 September 2006 • 7:40 pm

Back to Gotham: John Ostrander on his Batman Fill-in

"John Ostrander and artist Tom Mandrake are doing Batman to allow the regular creative team of Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert to play catch up. And, along with an, "Awww…" the response from many fans was ‘Finally!’"

Posted under: John Ostrander, Batman, and Newsarama • Saturday, 30 September 2006 • 7:39 pm

Geoff Johns - Green Lantern, Oa, Prime & More — Newsarama

"The Guardians have a perspective on it that nobody else will have that will be revealed down the line, but he’s [Superboy Prime] a massive, massive threat, and the key power player that’s going to play into some stuff that’s coming up as well."

Posted under: Geoff Johns, Green Lantern, and Newsarama • Saturday, 30 September 2006 • 7:37 pm

Thursday, 21 September 2006

Lighting up the ‘Omega Men’ with Henry Flint — Wizard Entertainment

"Fresh out of Infinite Crisis, DC’s Omega Men are getting a new start this fall under writer Andersen Gabrych, artist Henry Flint, and colorist Dom Regan. The book marks Flint’s first venture to the American side of the pond since 1995’s Rune/Silver

Posted under: Omega Men, , and Wizard • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 9:19 pm

Jess Leon McCann gets "Krypto The Superdog" housebroken — Comic Book Resources

"With the success of the animated ‘Krypto’ series on Cartoon Network, it seems only natural for DC Comics to produce a comic book companion series, and yesterday fans were able to check out the first issue of the six-part "Krypto The Superdog" mini-series

Posted under: Krypto, Jesse Leon McCann, and CBR • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 9:16 pm

Superman, Batman and writer Mark Verheiden — The Pulse

"I am mindful of events in the other books and in the DCU in general, but I’m not trying to match specific timelines. In other words, while I don’t see these adventures as outside the main DCU, readers should assume they’re occurring, umm, “around

Posted under: Mark Verheiden, Superman Batman, and Pulse • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 9:13 pm

Rucka, DeFilippis & Weir on the Return of the Suicide Squad — Newsarama

"Of course, there is also one more thing to consider in regards to an operational Suicide Squad – the Society. Though their numbers have shrunk slightly, and Luthor’s no longer in charge, they’re still a force to be reckoned with, and a force that t

Posted under: , Greg Rucka, Checkmate, , and • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 9:08 pm

Previewing Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters #3 (with writer Jimmy Palmiotti) — Newsarama

"Highlights for me are a quick appearance of everyone’s favorite bounty hunter, the Human Bomb making a big mess by going nuclear, the prologue of black condor and the appearance of Chief Justice and his team First Strike, all in one book."

Posted under: Jimmy Palmiotti, Freedom Fighters, Newsarama, and Preview • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 9:01 pm

Smallville: Greater Superpowers from Entity FX

Ellen Wolff speaks with Mat Beck of Entity FX about raising the VFX quotient in the sixth season of Smallville.

Posted under: Smallville • Thursday, 21 September 2006 • 8:55 pm

Tuesday, 19 September 2006

Grant Morrison’s Batman — Wizard Entertainment

"The idea is that the kid, Damian, has decided that he’s now in a position where he should be Robin. He was raised by the League of Assassins, and they have a very simple way of dealing with anyone who’s in their way: You kill your rival and take his

Posted under: Grant Morrison, Batman, and Wizard • Tuesday, 19 September 2006 • 9:28 pm

Dale Eaglesham: At home with the JSA — Newsarama

"My art’s a little more subtle but can say a lot. Subtle posturing and stuff I bring into the backgrounds that a lot of people miss. I think it’s opened up a whole new range for Geoff to work with, and he’s like a kid in a candy store right now."

Posted under: , JSA, and Newsarama • Tuesday, 19 September 2006 • 9:22 pm

Sunday, 17 September 2006

Still going strong at 80, superpower Joe Kubert brings cartoons to life — Star-Legder

"I would do this even if I weren’t being paid," said Kubert, in a stu dio decorated with his artwork, a Sgt. Rock jigsaw puzzle starring the gritty World War II Army hero he popularized and a box of Mel Torme CDs. "I was always lucky enough to love what I

Posted under: and Newspapers • Sunday, 17 September 2006 • 10:46 am

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