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DC Gives Wonder Twins and Dial H for Hero 6 More Issues

DC Gives Wonder Twins and Dial H for Hero 6 More Issues

At Marvel Comics, the publishing strategy seems to be to launch a book as an ongoing series and then cancel it after 8-12 issues, making it effectively a mini-series. But DC Comics is trying the opposite approach, having launched Wonder Twins and Dial H for Hero under “The Great One” Brian Bendis’s Wonder Comics vanity […]

Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Superior Spider-Man, Iron Man, Cyberforce, Robocop, Burn The Ophanage, Satellite Sam, Sheltered, Trillium, Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, Dial H, Hunger, The Movement, Action Comics, Detective Comics, Luther Strode

Time for another run through the week’s comic books, in the most most popular weekly column at Bleeding Cool, X Thoughts About X. Every neighbourhood watch should have a Robocop. Maybe every neighbourhood watch will. Superior Spider-Man not only has minions, he calls them minions. He’s becoming Despicable Spider-Me! Someone let Pixar know, this could […]

DC Cancels Legion Of Superheroes, Dial H, More – Monday Trending Topics

It’ll be very interesting to see what’s in the future for the 31st Century So, Legion Of Superheroes is cancelled in August. Which means it won’t even make it to Villain’s Month in September. Here’s the solicit in question; Most-Read TV/Film Stories Monday: The Doctor Who Finale Has Escaped Into The Wild – The Name Of […]

DC Cancels Dial H And Demon Knights Too…

Sorry folks, Dial H and Demon Knights are joining Legion Of Superheroes in the cancellation collection in August… I’ve really enjoyed both series, through occasional downs but lots of ups. Both were in my New 52 top ten, certainly. With the New 52 reducing in the last few months, and another three dropping, it looks […]


That Flash/I Vampire Crossover That Never Was, And The Flash/Dial H Crossover That Is

Here’s the audio taken from the Amazing Arizona Comic Con from the DC panel, discussing the Flash/I Vampire crossover that never was, with Flash writer Brian Buccellato, I Vampire writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and the interrupting poking annoying Scott Lobdell… [audio:http://www.bleedingcool.com/wp-content/uploads//2013/01/Flash-IVamp-Crossover.m4a] In which we learn that he planned to have all of the Rogues vampirised […]

Did China Mieville Have A Little Dig At Alan Moore?

From the new Dial H, out this week… looking at previous Dial H incarnations and inhabitants. In 2007, DC Comics published League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier, which featured the Golliwog. Which caused quite the fuss. Could that have been… a dig from Dial H writer China Mieville? Did his editor, and previous editor […]

Sunday Reviews: Thief Of Thieves #5 And Dial H #2

Eliot Cole reviews Thief Of Thieves #5 by Nick Spencer and Shawn Martinbrough for Bleeding Cool This is like a new issue one. The thing is, that they really didn’t need to have one as it’s been going pretty well.  It feels like the beginning of a good caper film. The setup of a crew, […]

Dial H’s Mateus Santolouco Talks To Bleeding Cool

Érico Assis talked to Mateus Santolouco for Bleeding Cool Mateus Santolouco, who hails from Porto Alegre, the sourthernmost state capital of Brazil (also hometown to Rafael Albuquerque, Eduardo Medeiros, Cris Peter and many other comics artists), has been an up-and-coming artist in American comics for the last 5 years. After stints at Boom! Studios, fill-in […]

The Return Of Pandora To The DCU

It’s just like September again. Bleeding Cool was the first to identify the reappearance of the “Strange Woman” from Flashpoint in the New DCU, first in Justice League #1 in the background, then in the background of every first issue. Twice in one case. And now, with the Second Wave shipping, she’s back, appearing in […]

Who Will Be The First Person To Cosplay As Boy Chimney?

And how long will their hat be? Dial H, the new series from China Miéville and Mateus Santolouco for the New DCU, most unusually edited by Karen Berger, is a relatively humdrum affair. The plot is straight out of central casting, is lacking in originality, interest, or anything that might set it apart from the […]

Is Boy Chimney The Great DC Character Find Of 2012?

BuzzFeed, in its tour of DC offices the other day, had a sneak peek about The New Six, the new books joining the New 52. Let’s have a quick look and further examination… with thanks to Dan Hart for assistance. G.I. Combat: The War That Time Forgot by J.T. Krul and by Ariel Olivetti, and […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks

Next week sees Eric Powell’s Goon hit that regular schedule, the death of Boba Fett (again), Aquaman, the last Blackhawks, the new Popeye, the beginning of Marvel’s VS, the transformation of Nick Fury, the final issue of The Twelve, the Footprints graphic novel, more Crossed Badlands, both my Captain American Idol and Scienthorlogy, after Diamond […]

The DC New 52 Second Wave Looks Like It May Be Underordered

This is the latest weekly list of comics getting high advance reorders and post-sale reorders, continues to show what comics are heating up on the front line of comics retail. Avengers Vs X-Men continues to do well, as Marvel releases new information about how retailers can get new variant covers by ordering more, while the […]