Keith Giffen Revives Sugar & Spike As Private Dicks #DCJanuary

Keith Giffen Revives Sugar & Spike As Private Dicks #DCJanuary

Posted by July 6, 2015 Comment

Announced courtesy of USA Today, in January, DC Comics are launching a number of new series, not what we previously referred to as “Big October.”

And new the news that Sugar & Spike, classic kiddie characters are all grown up.

Keith Giffen’s Sugar & Spike puts a grownup spin on Sheldon Mayer’s popular comic-book toddlers of the 1950s and ’60s.

DC was “very cautious” about reintroducing Sugar Plumm and Cecil “Spike” Wilson into the pantheon, DiDio admits. “They’re not spoiled kids anymore, but they’re older and they’re operating as private investigators handling problems and mysteries that the superheroes can’t handle themselves.”

I always thought they had the potential for darker, destructive stories…

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Keep checking back at #DCJanuary.

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(Last Updated July 6, 2015 11:59 am )

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