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DC Comics Introducing A Periodical Dollar Comic?

DC Comics Introducing A Periodical Dollar Comic?

Today, addressing comic book retailers on Facebook, DC Publisher Dan DiDio talked about a number of matters (and you can catch up with them all with this handy tag).  We looked his DC Comics plans for big collections and original graphic novels for younger readers. But there’s a lot of money in reprints these days […]


Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

Dan Didio Explores the Ethics of Sex Robots in Metal Men #5 This March

Dan Didio Explores the Ethics of Sex Robots in Metal Men #6 This March

DC Publisher Dan Didio isn’t shying away from difficult subjects while writing Metal Men with artist Shane Davis. Revealed in DC’s full March 2020 solicitations, Metal Men #6 will see Platinum learn that Magnus modeled her after a woman he was attracted to in college, and apparently programmed her to love him. Definitely some ethical […]



Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as The Fifth World?

Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as the Fifth World?

Bleeding Cool has established that 5G is DC Comics’ new plan to replace their most iconic characters with other characters taking the role – and not the ones that might, in other years, have expected. Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either Teen Lantern […]


Jim Lee, Dan DiDio, What in the World Happened to Peter Milligan's Zombistas!?

Jim Lee, Dan DiDio, What in the World Happened to Peter Milligan’s Zombistas!?

Back in the late noughties, Peter Milligan wrote a comic book for WildStorm called Zombistas!, described as a zombie-story set in Mexico and California about an American company who are trying to create the perfect non-unionized labour force, talking about it saying “there’s some politics in there, using the walking dead guys as a way […]


The Daily LITG, 13th October 2019

The Daily LITG, 13th October 2019, Happy Birthday Dan DiDio

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 21 most-read stories yesterday The DC Comics Timeline From New York Comic Con Was Not Ready to Be Published “Star Wars”: John Boyega’s Agent Confirms […]

Dan Didio to Write Svengoolie Crossover for DC's October Comics

Dan Didio Finally Gives DC Fans the Crossover They Deserve

Readers who just can’t enough of the writing of DC Comics Publisher Dan Didio are in for a treat! Didio has teemed with artist Chris Jones to produce an 8-page crossover comic between the DC Universe and Chicago TV host Svengoolie. Didio was a fan of Svengoolie growing up and always wanted to put him […]



DC Goes All In on Reprints with 100-Page Giants, Dollar Comics, Facsimile Editions, Crisis Box Set

DC Goes All In on Reprints at SDCC Retailer Lunch, Didio Be Damned

It seems like it was just yesterday when DC Publisher Dan Didio decried the popularity of facsimile editions and other interest in DC’s back catalog, as he feels the publisher should be able to do a better job of pushing new stories to customers. Actually, it was just yesterday. Hmm. Nevertheless, DC is going all […]

DC Officially Rebrands, Dropping Vertigo

Report: Dan Didio Mad People Are Buying the Facsimile Editions DC Publishes

In what has to be a first for the comic book industry, a high-ranking comic book executive is upset at comic book readers… for purchasing the company’s comics?! DC Comics publisher Dan Didio complained at the Meet the Publishers panel at San Diego Comic-Con that too many people are buying DC’s facsimile edition reprints. According […]


Dan Didio to Write Metal Men with Shane Davis at DC in October

Dan Didio to Write Metal Men with Shane Davis and Michelle Delecki at DC in October

It looks like Rich Johnston’s guess that a whiteboard featuring a bunch of chicken scratch from DC Publisher Dan Didio was a list of DC’s Comic-Con announcements was incorrect. Instead, the whiteboard appeared to represent the outline for a new 12-issue Metal Men series written by Didio, with art by Shane Davis and Michelle Delecki. […]

Dan DiDio Has a New Cover for Frank Miller's Superman: Year One

Dan DiDio Reveals a New Cover for Frank Miller’s Superman: Year One

Dan DiDio, DC Comics publisher, posted a random titbit on Facebook, stating, It’s that time of day for “Random stuff on desk that makes me happy.” And in doing so, showing off a previously unseen cover to Superman: Year One by Frank Miller, John Romita, Danny Miki and Alex Sinclair. It shows the young Clark […]