DC announced today that the publisher will continue its critically acclaimed DC Super Hero Girls (DCSHG) graphic novel series with new stories told by animation and comics writer Amy Wolfram. Wolfram’s graphic novels will tell original stories starring Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Supergirl and many more popular DC characters set in the same universe as the new DC Super Hero Girls animated series created by Lauren Faust that will air Sundays at 4 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network beginning March 17, 2019.
DC today unveiled full story details on the landmark 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, debuting on March 27, 2019. The 96-page DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 celebrates the Dark Knight through a series of seven-to-nine-page standalone short stories from an all-star collection of the top writers and artists in Batman’s recent history including Tom King, Tony Daniel and Joëlle Jones, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, Peter J. Tomasi and Doug Mahnke, Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, Warren Ellis and Becky Cloonan and more. DC is making Bendis’ and Maleev’s new story “I Know” available to read today, in its entirety for free, on DCComics.com.
DC announced today the publisher will showcase its upcoming young reader imprints – DC Ink (YA) and DC Zoom (middle grade) – at this year’s Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on Saturday, May 4, 2019. DC’s free comic book offerings will include early looks at UNDER THE MOON: A CATWOMAN TALE (DC Ink) and DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE (DC Zoom).
DC announced today that it is bolstering its successful relationship with Walmart by introducing new titles, increasing the publisher’s slate of 100-Page Giant comics from four to six. In addition, two titles from the original lineup will be re-titled and renumbered as #1 issues. All titles, including the SUPERMAN 100-Page Giant featuring Tom King with Andy Kubert and the BATMAN 100-Page Giant featuring Brian Michael Bendis and Nick Derington, will arrive in participating U.S. Walmart retail stores by Sunday, February 17.
DC Universe announced that DC Universe Movie titles will now appear on the streaming service day-and-date with the film’s physical media release starting 2019. The details came as part of a larger press release highlighting upcoming events for the Warner Media’s DC Comics-based digital outlet. The next DC Universe Movie title, Reign of the Supermen, will be the first animated feature available the same day as its physical media release. Green Lantern: The Animated Series will be hitting the platform in January 2019. Continue to our pals at WF for the full press release.
Boy it’s been too long since we’ve seen you buddy! Welcome back to the DC Universe Kyle Rayner! Check him out in all his glory in the pages of Titans coming this week from Dan Abnett and Clayton Henry. Plus, former Green Lantern artist Philip Tan blesses us with a sweet variant cover.
We did it! Well, we will do it. We’ll make it to January 2019 and we’ll have these awesome Green Lantern related solicitations to enjoy once we get there. Catch a glimpse of the future below!
Breaking news out of New York Comic Con. Writer Brian Michael Bendis announces that he’ll spearhead a new imprint at the company called Wonder Comics. Within that, he’ll be writing a new Young Justice series. On top of that of that, he’ll be introducing a Teen Lantern too! The series launches in January. Hit the jump for the first promo image.
Beginning September 26, Eisner Award-winner Tom King’s new limited series, HEROES IN CRISIS, introduces a new generation of readers to the concept of a “Crisis” within the DC Universe. This time, instead of a reality-ending event, this crisis is ripped from real-world headlines: How do superheroes handle PTSD? How do DC’s Trinity—Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman—handle the traumas and anxieties of fighting crime and saving the world, over and over again? And what happens when the safeguards that have been in place for years, fail?
First announced as a seven-issue series by Tom King and artist Clay Mann, HEROES IN CRISIS now expands to nine issues, with King collaborators Lee Weeks and Mitch Gerads providing art for the added issues. These issues will provide added insight into King and Mann’s epic tale, with Weeks (BATMAN/ELMER FUDD) handling art duties for issue #3 and Eisner award-winning Gerads (MISTER MIRACLE) providing art for issue #7.
HEROES IN CRISIS #1, written by Tom King, art by Clay Mann and Tomeu Morey, lettered by Clayton Cowles and edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr, hits shelves September 26.