Marvel has signed deal with Penguin Random House to handle their direct market comic distribution. Times are wild, dude!
Remember last year when DC punted on Diamond Comics? And it was a big, honkin’ deal? Well, now Marvel has joined in the madness. The House of Ideas has signed an exclusive, multi-year contract with Penguin Random House to handle its direct market distribution. I am not a smart man, so I really don’t know the ramifications of this switch. Someone educate me.
DWJ is objectively fucking awesome, dudes. Extremity, Murder Falcon, and Wonder Woman: Dead Earth confirm as much. Now? Dude is taking his heavy metal aesthetic to Beta Ray Bill. Let’s go!
Man, Sweet Tooth! One of the few comics’ creative teams from days of yore I’m relying on to find my way back into comics. And, get this! It’s returning in November with a miniseries!
Warren Ellis is my favorite goddamn comic book writer of all time. Granted, I haven’t followed him as closely the past couple of years. But, that’s more about my failing to read any comics. That said? Ellis writing a T-Rex Batman may be just the juice needed to power my ass back into a funny book shop.
Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch are reteaming for ‘Batman’s Grave’ and I really need to get back into comics
I’ve been feeling the itch, lately! The itch to read comics on the regular. And, if that itch wasn’t already flaring, this news certainly gets it going. Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch are teaming-up once again, this time for Batman’s Grave.
John Carpenter is writing a Joker one-shot for DC’s Year of the Villain. I am horrifyingly excited. Get it? Terrible pun!
John Carpenter is writing a Joker one-shot for DC. John motherfucking Carpenter! Am I going to read it? Questionable. Am I excited it exists at all? Hell yes.
A ‘Spider-Man’ comic miniseries is coming from J.J. Abrams and his son. Yeah, his son. Insufferable times two.
Nothing like a nice, young-ass shit head getting a break into comics because of his fucking insufferable dad. Just look at that fucking smug face.
Wait, Frank Miller is providing art for Tom King’s Batman run? Please, please let it be more than cover work.
Stan the Man has sloughed the mortal coil at the age of 95.
Sandman is coming back late this year in a big way. Neil Gaiman and DC Comics have announced that there’s going to be a whole Sandman Universe imprint.