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DC Comics removes writer Tom King from “Batman”

I know we joked about DC dropping Brian Michael Bendis from Superman for April Fools, but this time we’re serious. Honest! A new report indicates that Batman writer Tom King has been removed from DC Comics’ flagship series, with Batman #85 being his final issue. King himself did not make the decision. Assuming writing duties for Batman in 2016, King

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Rob Liefeld turned away by DC Comics because of “agendas”

Rob Liefeld’s latest book Major X has been quite a shot in the arm for the comic book industry. Issue 3 of Major X just hit comic store shelves, and like the issues before it, it’s frequently selling out and destined for a second printing. With the direct market struggling, comic book stores closing, and comic industry reports tagging in

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DC Comics censors late artist Michael Turner’s work in Walmart reprints

Chilean artist Mr. Genzoman pointed out on social media that DC Comics has censored the late Michael Turner’s artwork in issues #9 and #10 of Giant-Sized Superman. Without beating around the bush, here are the comparison images. Completely flattened out If it’s not evident from the images, the artwork around both Wonder Woman’s and Artemis’ posteriors has been altered –

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Bendis out as “Superman” writer, Dan Jurgens back in, DC Comics confirms

Despite a litany of promotional fanfare, DC Comics is ending its costly experiment with Brian Michael Bendis as the writer of both Superman and Action Comics. Bendis will end his run in July, and long-time Superman writer Dan Jurgens will immediately assume writing duties on both books while DC scrambles to find a more long-term solution. Bendis’ take on The

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Did Garth Ennis love or hate writing “Hitman 1,000,000?”

Many years ago, a close friend of mine and I had deep literary discussion surrounding a single question… Did Garth Ennis hate writing Hitman 1,000,000? What’s Hitman 1,000,000? It was part of the DC Comics crossover event in 1998 titled DC One Million, in which all of the DC heroes interacted with their superhero counterparts from the 853rd Century. Certainly

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Comic store owner “Perch” reflects on the industry’s February sales numbers

A lot of folks like to make hay out of comic book sales numbers every time new information is released. One of the more objective & insightful voices commenting on the comic book industry is Perch, an anonymous comic book shop owner who has appeared on several social media channels including the Larry King and Alterna Comics YouTube channels. Below

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DC Comics writer giving away free comics to furloughed federal employees this Saturday

On Saturday 19 January, Third Eye Comics in Annapolis, Maryland will be hosting a signing event for DC Comics writer Tom King (Mister Miracle). In addition to the standard signing, we’ll-wishing and palm-pressing, King has offered to give away free copies of his comics to those government employees furloughed as a result of the partial government shutdown. Annapolis is only

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