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Category: Comic Book News

DC To Launch ‘100-Page Giant’ Comics Line, Exclusive to Walmart Stores

DC Comics will launch a new line of 100-Page Giants featuring a blend of new and reprinted material starting in July. The catch? The comics will be available only in Walmart stores in the U.S., opting against entering the direct market comic book shops and the digital market. DC will start the line with four ...

Dark Horse Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Comics Line

The Upside Down is getting its own line of comic books. Dark Horse Comics and Netflix announced today that they have partnered up to publish a line of comics based on Stranger Things, with the first series launching in September. In a statement to  Entertainment Weekly, Dark Horse President Mike Richardson had this to say: “Dark Horse is known ...

DC Announces Seven Issue Mini-series ‘Heroes in Crisis’ From Tom King

It seems like Tom King’s Sanctuary project has been given it’s own series.  After teases in both issues of Batman and Deathstroke, King’s superhuman crisis center will now be the focus of a seven issue mini-series, Heroes in Crisis. Founded by Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman; Sanctuary is a a home for superheroes dealing with ...

Geoff Johns Leaves DC Entertainment For Film Production Deal

DC Entertainment’s current President and Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns, is taking his leave from executive roles in the company.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johns has entered an exclusive deal with Warner Bros and DC to write/produce new content for multiple platforms.  This will be done through his new production company, Mad Ghost Productions.  Through ...

DC Comics to Relaunch Vertigo Imprint in late 2018

DC Comics has announced that they are relaunching their Vertigo imprint, with the line-wide changes starting in September.  Under the direction of editor Mark Boyle, the imprint will release four titles before 2018 is over, with three more series arriving in early 2019.  In regards to the relaunch Boyle had this to say: “We’re returning ...

DC Cancels ‘Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps’

With comic book solicitations comes both good and bad news.  On the one hand you can find out about a new series or learn information about ones currently being read, and on the other hand you can learn if a series you love is being canceled.  According to DC Comics’ solicitations for the month of ...

Marvel Cancels ‘Cable’ Comic Series

Marvel’s August solicitations feature a notable absence, as there appears to be no new issue of Cable.  The title’s cancellation was later confirmed by series writer Zac Thompson through his twitter account. Marvel's solicits for August are out and… as you can probably tell CABLE is canceled. But @Lon_Monster and I are bringing back SP//Dr ...

Marvel Announces “Fresh Start” for Comics

Written By: Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes Get ready Marvel Comics fans as the company is planning to once again reboot its comics line. As seen in the video below, Marvel Comics has announced its “Fresh Start” initiative, promising “New series, new creative teams, new direction, new beginnings.” The video features new Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, CB Cebulski, ...

Brian Michael Bendis Signs Exclusive deal with DC Comics

Written by:Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes Earlier today is was reported that Brian Michael Bendis had signed an exclusive deal with publisher DC Comics. This was revealed via a statement on Twitter by the publisher, and later confirmed by Bendis himself through the writer’s Twitter account. Bendis is a longtime writer for Marvel Comics, having worked with the publisher for seventeen ...

Marvel Announces ‘Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan’ Miniseries

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Two of Marvel’s most popular mutants are about to collide in a brand new miniseries this fall. Continuing the tradition of the Deadpool Vs series, Marvel has announced the Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan comic. Declan Shalvey, known for writing Deadpool and Moon Knight, will team with artist Mike Henderson to ...

Strangers In Paradise Continuation Release Date Confirmed

Written by: Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes In October of last year reports circulated that Terry Moore was bringing his well known series, Strangers in Paradise, back for a new story.  Yesterday, Moore responded to a fan’s tweet about missing the series with the month and year of the new comic’s release, “1.18”.  So until the first issue of ...

Batman Proposes to…

Written By: Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes A bit of comics news for the end of the day, Batman has proposed to Catwoman.  As revealed in USA Today, issue twenty four of the Tom King penned title Batman ends with the main protagonist proposing to Catwoman.  Throughout the past few decades Batman and Catwoman have had an ...

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