Wednesday Runaround – DC Digital Comics Did It One Hour And Thirty-Five Minutes Ago

I grow old… I grow old…
I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.

Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach?
I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.
I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.

I do not think that they will sing to me.

- TS Eliot

LET ME ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY YOU

Thanks for the coverage, and this, and this, and this

COMIXOLOGY REPORT

All the DC Comics titles went live at 8am GMT, 3am ET and midnight PT, on ComiXology as threatened… the retailer and Diamond response is still to be ascertained.

AN ENGLISH CLAUSE

Paul Cornell, Alan Davis and Mark Farmer on a second Wolverine title… could this be the beginning of a beautiful friendship?

DANDY LIONISED

As The Dandy comes to a close, the BBC brings back memories.

I can still recall the heart pounding joy of being given a huge bundle of discarded comics by my cousins.

Only a Wham bar and a few caramel toffees was required to complete the marathon comic-reading sessions of my childhood.

I would while away an hour immersed in The Dandy – as well as The Beano, the Topper and the Beezer.

Captivated by a madcap world of hungry giants, naughty school kids and even a little army of men who lived inside your head.

JOKER TO THE RIGHT

Scott Snyder tells us what’s next with The Joker… and celebrates a sales bump!

I definitely want to tell the fans thank you. I just found out that the sales on Batman #13 rival Batman #1, and we couldn’t be more thankful that fans have been so supportive. I think both of us — the creative team and the fans — have really created something special with this book.

WILD OATS

The Oatmeal are back in court, this time on the other side of the table.

The comic teamed up with the company that owns the Papyrus chain of card and gift shops, Recycled Greetings, to sell paper greeting cards of his web comics via the The Oatmeal’s web store, along with other novelty items. But that caught the attention of Oatmeal Studios, a Massachusetts greeting card company that says it’s been selling greeting cards under that name for 35 years. Oatmeal Studios sued Inman and Recycled Greetings, claiming a trademark on the phrase “Oatmeal Studios.” In a complaint filed in Boston federal court earlier today, Oatmeal Studios says that Inman’s use of The Oatmeal is too similar, and likely to confuse consumers, who may believe the businesses are related.