by Kiel Phegley, Source: CBR.com
Yes, they’re doing it.
After months of rumors, leaks and debates online about whether or not any new material would be made from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal 1986 comic series “Watchmen,” DC Entertainment this morning announced a wide range of prequel comics set within the world of the original work. Branded “Before Watchmen,” the seven series published by the company’s DC Comics division will delve into the lives of the six main cast members of the original series as well as the Minutemen team whose exploits were historically part of the book. DC also plans to cap off the release of the titles — which will see a new issue published each week over 35 weeks starting this summer — with a one-shot epilogue capping the entire event. Continue reading
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by Dave Golder, Source: Sfx.co.uk
Walter Koenig, who played Bester in the “last best” space opera, lets slip that the show’s creator has a plan of some sort…
Could Babylon 5, J Michael Straczynski’s epic five-season “sci-fi novel for television” be making a return? Perhaps, hinted Walter Koenig, who played the villainous telepath Bester on the show. Continue reading
Working with writer J. Michael Straczynski, artist Shane Davis introduced readers to a whole new take on Superman last year with the hugely successful graphic novel, Superman: Earth One.
Although the project was originally announced as a series of books, the future of the format hinged on that first volume. But the release of the graphic novel was such a success that Co-Publisher Dan DiDio told Newsarama the bookstore market is something the publisher is exploring for other DC characters.
Read the Newsarama interview here
Less than a year ago, DC Comics made a big deal over the fact that J. Michael Straczynski would be taking over two of its top titles. Today, in an unexpected development (we’re tempted to say shocking, but is anything shocking anymore?), the Babylon 5 creator announced he’d be leaving both the Superman and Wonder Woman monthly comics.
Read the story here
Oh this is just so wrong, this is like when they tried to redesign Superman’s uniform to the all black outfit, Wonder Woman’s new outfit looks like something out of a bad 90′s music video, and don’t get me started on her new origin. I sure that it won’t last (I hope)
Read the interview with J. Michael Straczynski