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Dan DiDio Didn’t Realise Jinny Hex’s First Appearance Would be in a Walmart Comic

At the ComicsPRO meeting of comic book retailers at Charlotte, North Carolina a couple of weeks ago, DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio talked to assembled retailers there about the Walmart DC Exclusive 100-Page Giants. Four – and then six – monthly titles reprinting DC Comics with exclusive stories from DC’s most popular talents. And he […]

Batman: Damned Forced DC to Rethink Who They Were as a Publisher

At the ComicsPRO meeting of comic book retailers at Charlotte, North Carolina a couple of weeks ago, DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio talked to assembled retailers there about what happened with Batman: Damned. The comic book series written by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo made international headlines after Bleeding Cool first reported – and showed […]


Doomsday Clock Collection Scheduled For November, Hopefully

If DC Comics are repackaging Blue Beetle and Question comics as The Road To Watchmen, then this must be the Defenestration To The Street Below Watchmen. We have the solicitation for the Doomsday Clock collection for November. Which gives you a timeframe for when the final three issues of this unauthorised Watchmen sequel currently being […]


Changed Covers For DC’s Black Canary: Ignite and Superman Of Smallville

  This was the released cover for the upcoming DC Ink graphic novel Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot and Cara McGee… But it looks like they’ve gone for a different take for the final version. And more of a yellow colour scheme… Looks a more secure seating position, certainly. Less likely to fall off […]

Kirk Scroggs Reboots Swamp Thing as Swamp Kid

Kirk Scroggs is the writer and illustrator of the Snoop Troop books, It Came From Beneath the Playground and Attack of the Ninja Potato Clones, as well as the two series Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet and Wiley & Grampa’s Creature Features. And he is the latest recruit by DC Comics for their kids line […]

Ridley Pearson’s Super Son Sequel – The Foxglove Mission

  Super Sons: The Polar Shield project by Ridley Pearson and Ileana Gonzalez is out in April from DC’s new kids imprint, Zoom. Featuring Damian Wayne, son of Batman, Jonathan Kent, son of Superman and original character Candace. But Bleeding Cool has the scoop on its sequel, cover and solicitation from the same creative team. Welcome […]

Amy Wolfram Writes New DC Super Hero Girls Graphic Novel – At Metropolis High

Bleeding Cool has details of three new DC Super Hero Girls books out later this year. There are two novels by Erica David out on September 3rd,Fierce Competition!and Party Crashers! with the following solicits. When an athletic competition with the school’s super-villains gets way out of hand, young Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl team up with […]

Superman: Year One by Frank Miller and John Romita Gets a Cover

We have a cover and a date for the collection of the delayed Frank Miller and John Romita Black Label series, Superman: Year One. And it’s November. Which, if they keep to that schedule, means DC should be soliciting the first issue in June… Here’s the solicitation and the cover to follow. Remember, Frank Miller, […]

DC Repackages Blue Beetle and Question Comics as ‘The Road to Watchmen’

DC Comics continue to squeeze blood out of a stone regarding Watchmen. The twelve-issue comic book by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and Jeremy Higgins was published in 1986. And right now, DC Comics has versions in paperback, hardcover and digital, international edition in paperback, hardcover and digital without a smiley face on the cover, deluxe […]

DC Publishes Collections of Walmart Comics in October and November

The Superman and Batman stories from the DC Walmart Exclusive 100-Page Giant comics will be collected and published in $25 hardcovers towards the end of the year, while the Wonder Woman story is getting a $17 paperback. Here are the solicitations and dates. You (probably) read ’em here first… there’s going to be a lot […]