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Sean Gordon Murphy will crowdfund his next comic project after “Curse of the White Knight” ends

On Tuesday, comic book creator Sean Gordon Murphy held an “ask me anything” session on social media, fielding questions about his projects past, present, and yes- future. In response to a question on his upcoming plans, Murphy indicated that he will crowdfund a project via Indiegogo when he completes his work on Curse of the White Knight for DC Comics.

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DC Comics may shut down its Vertigo imprint

There are now multiple reports suggesting that DC Comics may be shutting down its Vertigo Comics imprint. These rumors should come as no surprise to those following Vertigo’s abysmal sales numbers and the controversies surrounding some of the imprint’s creators. Created in 1993, Vertigo was designed as a place for top-tier creators to produce content directed at mature audiences in

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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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