Tag Archives: new 52

Let’s Take A Moment To Thank Gail Simone For Batgirl And For Creating New Readers

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra When I woke up on Wednesday morning I was a little sad, knowing that Gail Simone’s last issue of Batgirl was coming out. I had been anticipating reading it, but was overwhelmed with concern because the …

The Innuendo Of Superman, Today

Go on, let’s take the first page of New 52: Futures End out of context. I don’t know, Superman, I think Wonder Woman deserves a little more romance than that. And what’s with the helmet? It just made me think …

Dan DiDio’s Plans To Reboot The New 52 Again, Courtesy Of Harley Quinn

Everyone loves DC’s current Harley Quinn comic, outselling Justice League, the Superman relaunch, Original Sin, Wolverine, Walking Dead and the X-Men titles. And it can be read on a number of levels. So, when reading the San Diego Comic Con …

Doom Patrol – The New Look For The New 52

This is how they began. This is their more familiar Grant Morrison/Richard Case look.   This was a more recent pre-52 version of the team.   And from yesterday’s Justice League, after many a tease…. this is your New 52 …

Adding The New 52 To Adventures Of Superman

  This is the cover to the digital first comic Adventures Of Superman #46, by Jon Bogdanove. And this is the amended cover for the print version, Adventures of Superman #16. It appears that it just wasn’t New 52-y enough….  

The New 52 Superman DID Wear The Red Trunks After All

When the New 52 relaunch began back in 2011, one of the more prominent changes, if you can believe it, was the removal of Superman’s iconic red trunks. Source of so many jokes about superheroes wearing their underwear over their …

Mark Waid Vs. Dan Jurgens Over The New 52est Title

We’ve got a thriller on the Twitter going on this evening between Marvelous Mark Waid and Daring Dan Jurgens over a perceived slight about the New 52… with special guest appearance by Pounding Patrick Zircher. All over the following book: …

Will DC’s April 2015 Event Be… Earth War?

You may remember last year when we were running rumours about the return of Damian Wayne this summer, a DC Five Years Later event for September and a spinoff weekly comic and an Earth 2 weekly comic (and were widely …

Wondercon: Six Thousand Green Lanterns Left To Show

From the DC New 52 panel going on at Wondercon right now… As the Green Lantern books begin their Uprising crossover, continuing into July, the Green Lantern Corps comic will be expanding the cast. Quite a lot. Bernard Chang lays …

The War Of Attrition In Comic Book Relaunches

In July, DC Comics will be relaunching Teen Titans and Suicide Squad, with Nightwing relaunched as Grayson. We’ve recently described this as All New DC Now, after Marvel’s All New Marvel NOW, the second wave of relaunching comic books in recent …

Tim Seeley, Tom King And Mikel Janin Turn Nightwing Into Grayson

We told you they wouldn’t kill off Nightwing. Then they cancelled his series. But we told you he would return as Grayson. And now DC Comics have told USA Today. Batman’s former sidekick embarks on a new life as an …

The Wonder Woman We Almost Got In The New 52

Sue, at DC Women Kicking Ass, has been reading the new TwoMorrows volume on Cliff Chiang and his work on the DC New 52 Wonder Woman. And they learnt something new about how it all went down. Chiang had no …

The New Gen-13 To Be Written And Drawn By Tony S Daniel? (UPDATE – NOPE)

Previously we reported that Tony S Daniel was to write and draw the new Teen Titans book. We were wrong, though I understand at one point it was a plan. Instead, we have now been led to believe that he is …

The New 52 Booster Gold Series That Never Was

Bleeding Cool has run a number of stories regarding a new Booster Gold series on the way at DC Comics. Certainly there have been a number of writers invited to pitch. One of them broke cover, one Brian Keene, who …

Bizarre Breasts: Starfire In Today’s Red Hood And The Outlaws

The website Sequential Tart used to run a regular column, Bizarre Breasts, looking at particular extremes of anatomy in comic books, especially those concerning the female mammary gland. The last example they ran was back in 2012, but reading today’s …

Batman And Frankenstein, Your Perfect Valentine Couple, In May (UPDATE)

Frankenstein, currently appearing in the DC New 52 in Justice League Dark is going to be making a central appearance in the upcoming Future’s End weekly comic. But before that, in May, it seems that he will be joining Peter …

Flashback Friday – Batman RIP

By Alexander Webb Welcome to another installment of Flashback Friday with your comic book (and fitness!) consigliere, Alex. Today, we are following up last week’s flashback with the final story of Grant Morrison’s pre-Crisis Batman run, Batman RIP. (Note: As …

New DC Film Justice League War Out Today: Critiquing The Characters And Costumes – VIDEO

Senior Cosplay Correspondent and Bleeding Cosplay columnist Ian Mageto reviews the New DC animated film Justice League War, out today! And as bonus–he reviews the costume changes for characters featured in the movie.   You can follow Ian’s ‘Comics and …