The New 52 – Running Down Week THREE of the DC Relaunch

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OK, you know the drill by now. Each week DC has 13 books.  Here’s where I go through them and tell you what I think. If you are keeping score it breaks down like this ON MY PULL LIST: 14 INTERESTED IN ISSUE TWO : 5 ON THE FENCE: 2 NOT LIKELY TO CONTINUE 5 You’ll notice I am including Justice League in this batch.   Yes, it came out on August 31st, but it’s designated … Continue reading

5 Things I am Looking Forward to in the DCnU (and Few Things I’m Not)

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So if you didn’t know today is the last day of the DC Comics line as it’s pretty much existed since 1986 (or 1994, or 2005, depending on your opinion) as the DCU relaunch (don’t call it a reboot!) begins today with JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 hitting stores (with many shops having midnight launch sales.) I am going with 1986, the end of the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, since most of the major DC characters … Continue reading

Valiant Efforts – Part 2

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Picking up from where we left off in Valiant Efforts – Part 1 In 1992 Valiant was the little company that could. Shooter & Company put together a core of 8 titles, and through their 18 part mega crossover Unity, exploded on to the national scene. 1993 was poised to be a big year for the young company. Wizard Magazine, “the Guide to Comics”, featured the publisher for the first time in its 17th issue … Continue reading

The New 52 is coming

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DC comics ambitious complete line reboot now has a home on the web. www.TheNew52.com as part of the The Source, DC Comics online blog. The site feature a short video interview with some of DC’s higher ups like Publisher Dan Didio, Executive Editor Eddie Berganza, Editor in Chief Bob Harras, Publisher/Artist Jim Lee, and Writer Grant Morrison. The video goes on to talk about the bold plan to bring comics into the digital medium by … Continue reading

What’s ahead for the DC-NEW-U?

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DC will be releasing 51 #1 comics in September 2011. This makes a total of 52, including JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 which comes out on August 31. Now we know the creative teams of the first 15. Being the “DC Guy” here at Comic Booked, I’d like to take a moment to give you my immediate thoughts, including how it stacks up against the current version of the various titles. JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 (W) Geoff Johns … Continue reading