That was the big rumour circulating late last week, as Bleeding Cool published some stories related to DC Comics’ rumoured revival of the Watchmen franchise with some prequel mini-series featuring the Watchmen characters such as Rorschach and Dr. Manhattan. Rich Johnston’s sources tell him Darwyn is tapped in a writing/coordinating capacity and will be doing… Read More Is Darwyn Cooke working on Watchmen prequels?
So this past weekend my girlfriend Deb and I drove to Montreal to experience the MCC firsthand. I had a table at the event for the JSAs and Deb was going to be working with DesertWind Comics for the various signings with Stan Lee taking place over the course of the two day event. First… Read More Montreal ComicCon Report
So I’ve been sampling the new DC #1s, which I find amusing since I really had no interest in trying to check all of these books out. There’s been a lot of coverage at various websites about the books selling out, and how second and in some case third printings are on their way to… Read More A look at DCnU weeks 1 and 2
Well, to start — I’m glad it’s over. As I’ve been catching up on sleep, fighting a cold and rewiring my brain back to being a clinical data coordinator, I can’t help but feel relief that Expo 2011 is done so I can enjoy the occasional weekend free of responsibility and fanboy entitlement like this… Read More FanExpo Canada wrap
Tonight at midnight in some select stores and tomorrow morning everywhere else, DC Comics will be getting a lot of attention. Why? It’s the end of one era and the begging of a new direction. 1) Flashpoint #5 “changes everything” as the DCU goes through what can only be compared to a “Star Trek-like” readjustment… Read More It’s game on for the DC relaunch which is not a reboot
Scott at Comic Book Daily asks: Free Comic Book Day is now a huge event and one no retailer can afford to skip, but how well does it work for you? Does its benefits outweigh the costs, since the event is in no way free for you? Participants: Chris Butcher (the Beguiling), Marc Sims (Big… Read More Comic Book Daily: (Canadian) Retailer Roundtable #2 – Free Comic Book Day (and conflicting events)
Announced yesterday: BATMAN, THE DARK KNIGHT will relaunch in September with a new first issue. Same creative team as before: David Finch (writer/artist) and Jason Fabok (art). They have a few issues of the old series to crank out between now and the end of August. Announced today: Jeff Lemire will be writing two DCnU… Read More More DCnU CanCon news… David Finch & Jason Fabok, Yanick Paquette and Jeff Lemire