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DC Previews Batman Beyond Short by Darwyn Cooke

Before it’s debut this weekend at Wondercon, DC’s All Access has a preview for the new Batman Beyond short done by Darwyn Cooke. Cooke is best known for his The New Frontier series that became an animated feature.

Warner Bros. Reveal Their Logo And Unveil Their Plans For Celebrating Batman’s 75th

My favourite bit? The new edition of Tim Burton’s original Batman movie.

The Fox Rallies To Finale And Archie Confirms That Waid And Haspiel Return For Fox Hunt

In some ways I was dreading reading The Fox #5 from Red Circle/Archie Comics, because it meant the end of the arc, and possibly the end of this incarnation of the hero known as the Fox that has been so …

‘Have Realistic Expectations And Treat People Fairly’ – The 15th Anniversary IDW Interview With Ted Adams

This year marks the 15th Anniversary of IDW Publishing, and co-founder and CEO Ted Adams has a few reflections on his youthful obsession with books, working to bring some of his personal heroes to print, and the landmarks he’s noted …

Seven Creative Things To Do With Deluxe Before Watchmen Books You Can’t Seem To Get Rid Of (UPDATE)

My history with Before Watchmen is a troubled one. I didn’t think the series was a great idea, and watched the spectacle of the multiple titles unfold in my local comic shop with some very mixed feelings. There were excellent …

Live From The Comic Shop – Prepare To Be Dazzled By Sandman: Overture, The Fox, Five Ghosts: The Legend Of The Masamune

I’m writing live from my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey, and trying to sum up my reactions to what can only be described as a massive week for comics. This is the week for the release of …

IDW Publishing Makes It In New York – NYCC Recap

IDW the west coast publisher headed east to the New York Comic Con with a bag full of announcements that got people talking. There announcements ranged from new Artist’s Editions, to children’s comics and the return of an anti-hero. Plus …

Darwyn Cooke’s Eisner Winning Adaptation Of Parker Continues in Slayground, A New IDW Graphic Novel

IDW has announced that Darwyn Cooke will be once again going into the world of Richard Stark’s Parker with Slayground. Darwyn Cooke’s acclaimed Parker series from IDW continues to expand with the classic Slayground. In this newest graphic novel, Parker …

BC Mag #2: Comic Book Feuds

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston People understand Hollywood feuds exist, but find it strange similar behaviour might be exhibited in a field as lowly as that of, say, the comic book industry. But people are people, human nature …

Discussing James Robinson And The Parker Books: The Darwyn Cooke Spotlight At Comic Con

Dean Butters attended San Diego Comic Con for Bleeding Cool; I thought I’d start this article at the end, as I managed to have a brief private chat with Cooke following his spotlight panel. We talked a bit about James …

The James Robinson Spotlight Panel – The Future Of Earth 2 And The Future Collaboration With Darwyn Cooke

Dean Butters writes for Bleeding Cool; At his spotlight panel yesterday James Robinson was awarded an ink pot award for his contributions to the industry. Robinson was quite caught off guard by this and was genuinely touched by it. Robinson’s …

Ten Thoughts About Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1

It would seem horrible to compare Watchmen #1 with Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1. But it’s unavoidable. I can’t read this one issue without those twelve issues ringing in my ears. So let’s get it all out there. 1. From Watchmen …

No, This Is Not A Continuity Flub In Before Watchmen: Minutemen

We’d mentioned how Seymour couldn’t have been writing for the New Frontiersman in 1975. But that was just a marketing bit of bumf. But the first issue of Before Watchmen: Minutemen goes out of its way to line itself up …

The First Five Pages Of Before Watchmen By Darwyn Cooke

  Here are the first five pages of Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1 by Darwyn Cooke, published tomorrow. Let’s have a look. Note that the front cover does not work as the first panel to the story, as it did with …

The Before Watchmen Reviews Are In. From Some People.

Looks like midnight EST was the embargo point, for certain comic book journalists to be allowed to talk about the Before Watchmen comics they’ve seen. And a secretive project it was too! Joey Esposito (IGN Comics): Earlier this week, I …

First Pages Of Rorschach, Silk Spectre, Ozymandias, Crimson Corsair… And Minutemen Designs

BuzzFeed, after their trip around the DC Offices, were allowed to take some shots of the Before Watchmen comic books, including these Rorschach pages by Lee Bermejo with their seventies Manhattan exotica, the Silk Spectre page by Amanda Conner that …

So… What Will Before Watchmen Actually Be Like?

DC Comics is set to show off Watchmen this weekend in Chicago. But it won’t be the first time some folks will have seen the pages they are showing off. A number of “press screenings” have been taking place in …

Richard Pace’s The League Of Halfway Decent Gentlemen

Richard Pace was the first comic book creator to state that they knew that Before Watchmen was actually happening. And now he has a take on the current situation… Alan Moore’s response to it, and the possible response from the …