Mark Waid And DC Comics – Saturday Trending Topics

Mark WaidMark Waid in charge of DC Comics? That could have been very fun: From an interview between Tom Spurgeon and Mark Waid, talking about working as an editor at DC Comics  under executive editor Dick Giordano;

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DC’s Holy Sh!t Month Is… Surprise Gatefold Covers? (UPDATE)

Could they be the first half of gatefold covers for all of April’s DC New 52 comics?

When Dan DiDio Was Going To Put Mark Waid In Charge Of DC Comics

From an interview between Tom Spurgeon and Mark Waid, talking about working as an editor at DC Comics  under executive editor Dick Giordano;

Star Wars #1 Smashes Through $40 Barrier On eBay – Will It Hit $50 By Next Week?

I’m going to say this comic book was probably underordered.

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White House Officially Rejects Petition Calling For A Death Star

You may recall that an internet petition was calling for the Obama administration to “secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.”

Ridley Scott Has Passed On Justice League? Plus: Brian Michael Bendis Has Some Advice For Warner Bros.

Now, according to this report, Ridley Scott has passed on directing Justice League. It’s not so unlikely that he would have been offered it, and it’s not so unlikely he would have passed. They may have hit the bullseye here, even if they just took a wild shot in the dark.

Joss Whedon Fancied Directing New Star Wars… For Two Seconds Or So

There’s an outline for the next Avengers movie and Joss Whedon is busy turning it into a screenplay. At the same time he’s busy directing the pilot for SHIELD. And he’s busy writing future episodes of that same series. In fact, he’s also busy helping guide the Marvel Movieverse in general.

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When Dan Didio Was Going To Put Mark Waid In Charge Of DC Comics

From an interview between Tom Spurgeon and Mark Waid, talking about working as an editor at DC Comics under executive editor Dick Giordano;
I was actually offered this job about four or five years ago at DC. Dan for a while wanted to move on to a different part of the company. He invited me to take the job, and I went up there and had serious negotiations.

Star Wars Issue 1 Sells Out In 24 Hours – And A Review

I understand that Star Wars #1 has sold out from Dark Horse in less than a day. Expect a second printing announcement any day now.