James Tynion Off Red Hood, On Nightwing, Talon To Be Cancelled? (UPDATE)

RHOODO_Cv27I understand that James Tynion, recently appointed the new writer on Red Hood And The Outlaws, is to leave the book rather soon. Possibly before his January solicited #27? Not sure. But expect a fill-in to follow him, so it looks as if things may have happened in a hurry.

UPDATE: We did contact Tynion regarding the story above, without response this morning. But he has now tweeted the well timed;

So we know he’s on for at least February’s issue. That is, of course, if he wrote the script on his desktop! Well played sir.

Of course that gave us the change to update another aspect of his story… on the I Sell Comics podcast, Bleeding Cool readers and Comic Book Men Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen told their audience that James Tynion had told them at NYCC that he’s writing the Nightwing comic book.

Back to the original article…

Tynion left Talon from January’s issue, with Marguerite Bennett replacing him. But those pesky Amazon listing may indicate that comic is for the chop too.

The Amazon listing has Talon #8-17 and Birds of Prey #21, that’s eleven issues all in, for the standard $20 cover price. For two dollars less, the previous volume only had eight issues worth. Usually when a title is planned to be cancelled, DC manage to fit all the remaining issues in the final volume, extending its length. If that holds true, Talon will be cancelled in March…

WBG-with-bkg2-1400-350x350

We Be Geeks Episode 105: Discussing JLAARP With Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner

Descender1

Lemire And Nguyen’s Descender Optioned By Sony

Wednesday Delays To Comics In The UK – Must Be Caught In The Black Vortex

B8Z9XKoCMAAjz7A

So What Was Your #FirstPayingGigInComics ?

Work In A Comic Store? Want To Move Into The New York Comic Industry?

AlteredSavageCovATan (1)

Exclusive First Look At Altered States Doc Savage

MH9

Mike Hawthorne Shares His Process On Quantum And Woody

LostDragonsCover

In Search Of Lost Dragons Gets A Book Trailer

Steve Lieber Raises Thousands For Hero Initiative At Wizard World Portland

Sex, Violence And Ales Kot – This Week’s Zero And Secret Avengers