Bendis Promises Lois & Jon Will Return to Superman Comics in ‘Big …

While writer Brian Michael Bendis‘ run on Superman has seen the Man of Steel isolated from his wife and son, the writer assures fans the separation is only temporary. When a reader expressed dismay that the new DC writer had written Lois Lane and Jonathan Kent from his upcoming ongoing run as seen in the recently […]

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In the age of Trump, we need new superheroes

The June 1938 cover of Action Comics featured Superman. (Metropolis Collectibles/AP) Superman was the first superhero to introduce Americans to a new role for their government. Unlike the grandiose spectacle of the hero’s current cinematic iterations, Superman’s first appearance in 1938 showed him combating social issues. In the debut issue of Action Comics, he saved […]

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Bendis Says Summer Superman Comics to be Promoted on TV – CBR

Man of Steel writer Brian Michael Bendis has confirmed that DC Comics’ upcoming summer Superman titles will be advertised via television commercials. It’s uncommon for comic book ads to appear on television, but, according to the writer, it is exactly what some comic book shops have been asking of publishers for years. RELATED: Is DC Universe’s […]

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Electric Superman Is ‘Not Superman…and Never Will Be’

In Meta-Messages, I explore the context behind (using reader danjack’s term) “meta-messages.” A meta-message is where a comic book creator comments on/references the work of another comic book/comic book creator (or sometimes even themselves) in their comic. Each time around, I’ll give you the context behind one such “meta-message.” This time around, we look at […]

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DC Comics’ Superman Immortalised in Pure Silver to Celebrate 80 Years

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DC to Promote Bendis’ Superman Comics With TV Commercials

DC Entertainment, who have been reaching out to non-traditional comics audiences in recent weeks with announcements that they will sell certain titles outside of the direct market and include digital comics as part of their streaming TV platform, will promote Brian Michael Bendis’s upcoming runs on Superman and Action Comics with TV advertising, the writer […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’ Superman Comics to Be Promoted With TV Campaign

Man of Steel writer Brian Michael Bendis has confirmed that DC Comics’ upcoming summer Superman titles will be advertised via television commercials. It’s uncommon for comic book ads to appear on television, but, according to the writer, it is exactly what some comic book shops have been asking of publishers for years. RELATED: Is DC Universe’s […]

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Superman goes to college

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Six years ago, Gary Bryant, who works at New River Community College’s library, found a Publisher’s Weekly article on his desk about comic book conventions, commonly known as comic-cons, or comic cons. Sandy Smith, library coordinator, was well aware of Bryant’s love of comics, so it wasn’t surprising that she might […]

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What DC’s Giant Move To Walmart Means For Comics – Forbes

Batman Giant #1, one of four newly-announced series being sold exclusively at Walmart.DC Entertainment DC Entertainment, part of the Time Warner family of companies recently acquired by ATT, last week announced a deal with retail giant Walmart to bring comic books back to mass-market distribution channels for the first time in decades. According to the […]

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40 Greatest Superman Stories: #15-11

You all voted, now here, as part of our celebration of Superman and Lois Lane’s 80th Anniversary, are the results of what you chose as the 40 Greatest Superman Stories! Enjoy! 15. “The Death of Superman” (Superman: The Man of Steel #17-19, Superman Volume 2 #73-75, Adventures of Superman #496-497, Action Comics #683-684 and Justice […]

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