The Women Of DC Comics, The IT Crowd – Tuesday Trending Topics

batman-62One episode of the IT Crowd upcoming. Will we get a US version soon? Two pages presenting the women of DC Comics to book stores and comic shops. Somebody ought to do a website about that.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Tuesday:

The IT Crowd To Return For One More Episode, Filming In The Next Few Weeks

The IT Crowd is set to return later this year for one last time. You read it here first.

Matt Groening’s Mother Has Passed Away – Her Obituary Is Filled With Names Familiar From The Simpsons 

Here’s an obituary for Margaret Groening, mother of Matt. You’ll recognise a lot of these names.

What The Avengers Poster Would Be If Designers Could Only Use Clip Art And Comic Sans 

The gulf between the posters I see taped inside the window at the local butchers shop and those trapped in perspex at the local multiplex is happily very wide. This image, though, seeks to bridge the two.

Most-Read Comic Stories Tuesday:

The Women Of DC Comics. In Two Pages.

From The DC Entertainment Essential Graphic Novels And Chronology 2013, heading to comic stores, bookstores, libraries and the media, giving us what DC think stores should keep in stock, what readers should read, and in what order, and basically putting a public face on the DC backlist… so what’s in it? And what face are DC trying to present?

The End Of The Comics World Is Nigh

Did you miss the good news? According to ComiChron, comic book sales in 2012 were at their highest level in two decades. It was a good year, with funnybook publishing raking in some $715 million.

Superman Unchained #1 Covers By Timm, Johnson, Lopez, Adams, Ordway, Jurgens, Bermejo, Booth … Oh And Jim Lee

a bunch of variant covers for the launch of Superman Unchained #1, taking the character through the decades, courtesy of the likes of Bruce Timm, Neal Adams and Jerry Ordway.

 

Star Wars #1 Takes Top Spot For Advance Reorders For Third Week

“We’re Trying To Capture Quentin’s Trademark Style” – Matt Wagner On Django / Zorro

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A Gold Statue Of Carnage Wielding The Confederate Flag In The Middle Of Liberal New York City

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Gabe Newell Reinstates Hatred Onto Steam Greenlight

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Warren Ellis On Project Superpowers And Dynamite Solicitations For March 2015

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First Look At Valiant’s New Imperium By Joshua Dysart And Doug Braithwaite

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Legendary Artist Jack Davis To Retire At 90

Live From The Comic Shop: Spider-Woman #2, Oddly Normal #4 And Drifter #2

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Norm Breyfogle In Hospital After Suffering A Stroke

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Celebrating Ted Kord, The Blue Beetle Who Was Your Friend