DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

In the race for comic book market dominance, DC may be about to take a big step forward. According to a report by Bleeding Cool, the Burbank-based publisher of books such as Wonder Woman, Justice League, Doom Patrol and The Flintstones is surveying select internet users on their level of interest in a digital subscription service. The report, which cites an unnamed source, states that the survey included questions on prospective price points and exclusivity….

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PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

[PRESS RELEASE] The Future of Mutankind Begins Here! Your New Look at X-MEN GOLD #1! New York, NY—March 6th, 2017 — From the ashes of Inhumans vs. X-Men, an all-new team will rise to make Charles Xavier’s dream become a reality! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside X-MEN GOLD #1 – the hotly anticipated debut issue, coming to comic shops everywhere on April 5th. Brought to you by the all-star creative…

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Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

As one of DC’s flagship titles, the Rebirth version of Wonder Woman has been a rousing success. Having debuted to critical acclaim and solid sales, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott’s take on the Amazonian leading lady has been doing very well. The peace-first approach to Diana has been a welcome change for longtime fans of the character, and now the team is exploring the early days of her most famous nemesis: Cheetah. October’s issues of…

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Comic Book Heroes to Hit the Home Screen

Comic Book Heroes to Hit the Home Screen

Superheroes have been a major part of peoples’ childhoods for decades. Comic books from Marvel, DC, and others have inspired children all over the world, and the stories they tell have even remained popular with adults. These superheroes, like Batman, Catwoman, Superman and the Hulk, have used their masterful skills and incredible powers to fight evil and do good, and their stories have jumped from comic book to movie, to video game and even to online slots. Today we’re…

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Marvel Launches JACK KIRBY WEEK in Honor of King’s 99th Birthday

Marvel Launches JACK KIRBY WEEK in Honor of King’s 99th Birthday

When it comes to comic book legends, there is no greater name than that of Jack “The King” Kirby. While Stan Lee may have garnered the majority of the credit over the years for Marvel’s catalogue of characters, recent years have seen fandom and scholars begin to acknowledge Kirby’s incredibly contributions. The New York-born creator was responsible for bringing the world Captain America, The Hulk, The Mighty Thor, and countless other Marvel characters. When he…

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DC Comics Tops July Sales Charts Thanks to REBIRTH

DC Comics Tops July Sales Charts Thanks to REBIRTH

Diamond Comic Book Distributors, the largest comic book distributor in the world, has released it’s monthly chart-toppers for the month of July, and the results are good news for DC Comics. In the ongoing struggle between the two largest publishers, DC has been regularly losing the battle to rival Marvel Comics. July saw that trend reverse due to strong sales from DC’s “not a reboot” event, Rebirth. Of the top ten single issues on Diamond’s charts,…

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MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO Limited Series Coming from DC in October

MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO Limited Series Coming from DC in October

LGBT representation in comics is a hot topic these days, and DC is throwing their hat into the ring with a new Midnighter & Apollo miniseries from Steve Orlando and Fernardo Blanco this fall. Originally appearing in the pages of The Authority, the two characters have become comics most high-profile same-sex couple, having been nominated for a 2016 GLAAD award for Outstanding Comic Book. The two are essentially more hard-hitting versions of Batman and Superman….

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Nighthawk’s Treatment on the Subject of Racism

Nighthawk’s Treatment on the Subject of Racism

Nighthawk has a long history in the Marvel universe and not all of it is positive.  However, launching today is Ramon Villalobos and David Walker’s new crack at the Marvel “hero”.  A spin off of Squadron Supreme, Nighthawk #1 is going to follow Raymond Kane (formerly Kyle Richmond) stalking the mean streets of Chicago and finding himself questioning who’s side he’s really on. What’s more interesting though is Walker’s take on the character and how…

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Long-Lost Character Returns in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 (SPOILERS)

Long-Lost Character Returns in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 (SPOILERS)

DC Comic’s universe changing, summer event is just one day away, and with that it’s been revealed that a long-lost character will be brought back to us. (WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW) The fiery-haired Flash, the “missing” Titan, Wally West, a.k.a. Kid Flash, will be returning in the pages of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 tomorrow. Along will the return of Wally begs the question: will there now be two Wally Wests in the aftermath of DC’s Rebirth? According…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at CIVIL WAR II: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1

PREVIEWS: First Look at CIVIL WAR II: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1

With Marvel’s follow-on to Civil War hitting shelves, it was inevitable that spin-off series featuring the publisher’s biggest names would begin to come to shops as well. Today Marvel released a short preview of the first issue of Civil War II: Amazing Spider-Man for readers to check out. Does it look like something you’ll be adding to your pull list? Let us know in the comments! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] New York, NY—May 11th,…

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