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Turning Dark Knight 1 And 2 Into Dark Knight III, Today

Today’s Dark Knight III: The Master Race #5 seems very familiar indeed. The comic has often featured thematic flashbacks and recreations of previous Dark Knight scenes but today it goes overboard. Not just with Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson recreating scenes of a Batmobile… From Frank Miller and Klaus Janson’s original… both on the outside. And… Read more »

Where Was Bill Sienkiewicz In Dark Knight: The Last Crusade?

DC Comics solicited Dark Knight: The Last Crusade, a $7.99 prestige format comic written by Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello as having art by John Romita Jr and Bill Sienkiewicz. For many retailers, Sienkiewicz’s name gave them the confidence to order big. On release, however, the comic was drawn by John Romita Jr and Peter… Read more »

Dark Knight And Rebirth Sees DC Comics Dominate Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of going on sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to unanticipated desire!Traditionally… Read more »

Frank Miller To Draw The Dark Knight III #5 Mini-Comic

Frank Miller‘s role on the Dark Knight III: The Master Race has been a contentious one. He himself has declared that he’s not writing it, it’s all Brian Azzarello, but that Miller looks forward to writing Dark Knight Four. This has been countered by sources close to production who insist that it has been an intense collaboration… Read more »

“I Was Essentially The Guy Between Frank Miller And DC” – MJ Steele On ShintoTech, Klaus Janson And The Dark Knight

Alex Wilson writes, MJ Steele is an up and coming artist in the industry, currently working with Klaus Janson on Dark Knight III along with publishing his own comics and one shots. I had a chance to talk with him about his experiences an independent creator, working with Jenson and Frank Miller, and his new… Read more »

DC Comics Cancels A Few Straggling June Solicitations, Starman Vol 3, Delays Dark Knight III Further

As part of the DC surprise June solicitations, there were listing on the order form for Batman/Superman #33, Batman/Superman Annual #3 and Superman/Wonder Woman #30. But they weren’t present on the DC Previews out yesterday. DC have also cancelled Dark Knight III: The Master Race #6 for now, which was meant to come out on… Read more »

5 Big Mysteries Of DC Rebirth, Revealed – Line Of Fire, Heroes Return, Revelations, The Dark Knight, Multiversal Mayhem

Revealed in this week’s DC Previews, five mysteries being set up in DC Rebirth. Anyone want to make some impromptu guesses? LINE OF FIRE There will be the mysterious death of a character. HEROES RETURN You’ll see three characters reintroduced to the DC Universe…with the promise of more. REVELATIONS A secret that dives into the… Read more »

Stores Can Sell DC Universe: Rebirth #1 From Midnight Tuesday – If They Order As Many As Dark Knight III #1

When DC Universe: Rebirth #1 is launched on May 25th, retailers will be allowed to start selling it on midnight May 24th. And that’s not all. To qualify, retailers must match their orders of DC Universe Rebirth will the biggest release by DC Comics of the last year, Dark Knight III The Master Race #1…. Read more »

The Joker: Dark Knight Premium Format Figure From Sideshow Collectibles

Sideshow Collectibles has sent over some information about their new The Joker: Dark Knight Premium Format Figure. Sulpted to look like the late Heath Ledger, whose portrayal of The Joker in the Dark Knight won him an Academy Award. This piece runs $499.99 and features a tailored fabric purple suit, his trade mark playing card and… Read more »

Marvel Had One-And-A-Half Times DC’s Marketshare In February, But Dark Knight Outsold Star Wars

The beginning of the year saw Marvel Comics grab a 44.38% dollar share and a 48.17% unit share of sales in North American comic book stores through Diamond Comic Distributors. While DC Entertainment had only a 22.16% dollar share and a 24.02% unit share. That was quite the disparity. Things are slightly better for DC and slightly worse for… Read more »

Frank Miller To Replace Jim Lee On Dark Knight III #4 Mini-Comic?

Frank Miller has drawn some of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. A cover or two with Batman, Atom and Dark Knight.. The Atom mini-comic in issue 1, inked by Klaus Janson. The Green Lantern mini-comic in issue 3, finishes over John Romita Jr‘s breakdowns. The mini-comic insert for Dark Knight III: The Master Race… Read more »

31 Thoughts About 30 Of Today’s Comics – Dark Knight To Nowhere Men To Fight Club To Dirk Gently

That’s right, Sunstone, and it’s a new Wednesday! Tonnes of new comic books out today, here is a very very brief look at a few of them. Cheer up Bloodshot Reborn #11, I’m sure it won’t be that bad. Go have a nice relaxing bath, it’ll all seem better by the morning. Aquaman #49 sees Arthur… Read more »

Learn About The Dark Knight Movie Game That Never Was

Unseen64 has been knocking it out the park recently, as far as games that never saw the light of day go. Going through a publisher’s failed projects and seeing what they dig out is fascinating and this one certainly will turn heads. There have long been rumors of a Dark Knight video game that was… Read more »

The $4,999.99 Issue Of The Dark Knight III: The Master Race (Update)

Do you have $5,000.00 to spend on a comic book? A new comic book? One with an original sketch cover by Jim Lee? That is what is being offered up by Dynamite Forces. And there is so many interesting things on this page. The book is Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1 Ultra-Limited Edition 1:5000… Read more »

Dark Knight: The Master Race Original Art Gets Its Own Domain (Updated)

I knew that the Dark Knight: The Master Race series was going to be popular, but I didn’t know it was going to be popular enough to create a web domain specifically for selling the original art. But that is exactly what DarkKnightArt.com is. If you want to buy any of the Andy Kubert /… Read more »

A Retailer Unboxes An Original Dark Knight III Jim Lee Sketch Cover

For every five thousand copies of Dark Knight III: The Master Race that retailers ordered, they got a copy of the comic with an original art sketch by Jim Lee on the front. I’m told that there were around twelve qualifying copies. Well here’s one being opened up. And the finished article… So, you know,… Read more »

Secret Wars Beats Dark Knight III #2 In December – But DC Dramatically Recovers Marketshare From Marvel

Of late, DC Comics marketshare has been dropping away, down past the 30% mark and getting perilously close to the 20% mark. In December, that turned around somewhat. Marvel is still be far the strongest publisher in the direct market, but DC Comics traditionally does a lot better in the Christmas market, able to monetise… Read more »