Comic Riffs: dc comics


Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013

DC’s ‘Trinity War’: Geoff Johns and Jeff Lemire, on being in league for epic crossover

DC’s ‘Trinity War’: Creators Geoff Johns and Jeff Lemire, on being in league for epic crossover.

By David Betancourt  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Q&A: Get Him to the Greek mythology: Brian Azzarello takes on Wonder Woman

Q&A: Get Him to the Greek mythology: Brian Azzarello takes on Wonder Woman

By David Betancourt  |  02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013

THE SNYDER SIGNAL: Why DC is wise to turn to Scott Snyder for new Batman origin story

THE SNYDER SIGNAL: Why DC is wise to turn to Scott Snyder for new Batman origin story.

By David Betancourt  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  batman, dc comics

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 10/25/2012

TOP-FLIGHT TALENT: New ‘Talon’ writer James Tynion looks to soar with Gotham launch

Q&A: ‘Talon’ writer James Tynion looks to soar with Gotham launch.

By David Betancourt  |  11:43 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, talon, james tynion, scott snyder

Posted at 12:34 AM ET, 06/07/2012

WATCHING DARWYN COOKE: Writer-artist respects the dissenters — but ‘Before Watchmen’ was too challenging to pass up

Writer-artist Darwyn Cooke respects the dissenters — but believes DC’s ‘Before Watchmen’ was too challenging to pass up.

By David Betancourt  |  12:34 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  darwyn cooke, dc comics, alan moore, dave gibbons, dan didio, before watchmen, watchmen

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 06/01/2012

GREEN LANTERN’s REBOOTED SEXUALITY: Alan Scott? Yep, he’s gay [Updated]

DC confirms that original Green Lantern Alan Scott is the “major character” who is coming out on its upcoming pages.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:51 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  green lantern, alan scott, dc comics

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/22/2012

MARVEL ANNOUNCES ‘X-MEN’s’ GAY WEDDING: Does this mean mainstream comics are ‘evolving’?

COMIC RIFFS | Marvel has announced an upcoming gay wedding in “Astonishing X-Men.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marvel comics, dc comics, northstar, astonishing x-men, funky winkerbean, tom batiuk, archie comics, jon goldwater, paige braddock, jane's world

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 05/19/2012

CREATORS’ RIGHTS: How the Jack Kirby case caused acclaimed ROGER LANGRIDGE to quit DC and Marvel

Acclaimed cartoonist explains how he decided to stop working with Marvel and DC — and why the Jack Kirby case propelled him.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:45 AM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roger langridge, marvel comics, dc comics, jack kirby

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012

‘BEFORE WATCHMEN’: Should DC Comics be revisiting the epic?

By Michael Cavna  |  10:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  before watchmen, dc comics, alan moore, dave gibbons, j. michael straczynski

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 09/16/2011

FIRST LOOK: DC Comics announces the new ‘RAY’

By Michael Cavna  |  09:00 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the ray, dc comics, jimmy palmiotti, justin gray

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

THE POWER & PITFALLS OF GEEK MEMORY: From DC to Star Wars, what a week it was for ‘Nostalgia Factories’

From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, star wars, craig thompson, craig yoe, george herriman, bill watterson, joe simon, jack kirby, george lucas, grant morrison, jim lee, geoff johns, dan didio, new 52

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 08/31/2011

THE NEW 52: DC’s DAN DiDIO shares his take on Wednesday’s hotly anticipated relaunch

DC’s DAN DiDIO shares his take on Wednesday’s hotly anticipated relaunch of 52 titles.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, justice league, new 52, dan didio, jim lee, geoff johns

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Riffing With Creators: ‘Green Lantern’ writer-producer GEOFF JOHNS waxes rhapsodic about Hollywood, Hal Jordan and his brightest days

Writer-producer Geoff Johns waxes rhapsodic about Hollywood, Hal Jordan and his brightest days.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geoff johns, jim lee, dc comics, green lantern

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 06/10/2011

IMAGE OF THE DAY: DC unveils Superman’s new, blue-trunked costume (*But what will the fans think?)

By Michael Cavna  |  04:28 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman, dc comics, grant morrison, rags morales, george perez, jesus merino

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011

‘RIFFS PICKS: Five Favorite Images of the Week

By Michael Cavna  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cul de sac, heroescon, dc comics, wonder woman, cliff chiang, valiant entertainment, tom toles, kate beaton, hark a vagrant, reuben awards

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 06/02/2011

DC Comics lifts veil on the First Issue releases

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 04/06/2011

‘BRIGHEST DAY’ SPOILER: DC hails the return of...

By Michael Cavna  |  04:01 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Swamp Thing, Brightest Day, DC Comics

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/22/2011

QUICK POST: Only 56 years later, the CCA seal of censorship is dead

Even the malt shop has now shed that decrepit vestige from the '50s. Archie Comics and DC Comics -- the last two publishers said to still carry the cobwebbed Comics Code Authority Seal of Approval -- will no longer...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Archie Comics, Comics Code Authority, DC Comics, EC Comics, Fredric Wertham, Ira Schnapp, William Gaines

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/17/2010

BOX OFFICE: 'RED' bucks Pilgrim's fate with $22M debut; 'JACKASS' wins weekend

Splinter-limbed Scott Pilgrim would have killed for an opening like "Red's." But then, in 2010, a wiry Michael Cera can't mobilize Operation: Box Office the way a wily veteran like Bruce Willis does. It's the Year of the Dependable...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word | Tags:  Bruce Willis, Cully Hamner, DC Comics, Warren Ellis, WildStorm

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/22/2010

COMIC-CON 2010: DC's DAN DiDIO talks Superman, Wonder Woman & why he loves fan interaction

As the 41st San Diego Comic-Con officially kicks off today, DC Comics Co-Publisher DAN DiDIO will begin to flash his own type of superpower: Omnipresence. Judging by the schedule and his commitments, he will seemingly be everywhere at once....

By Michael Cavna  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con, San Diego Comic-Con, San Diego Comic-Con, San Diego Comic-Con | Tags:  DC Comics, Dan DiDio, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/01/2010

An Artist's View: The true power of Wonder Woman's new look

WONDER WOMAN'S NEW LOOK; : It was a beautiful night. The liquor was flowing. And there was I, spinning innocently only to suddenly find myself stuck smack between Wonder Woman and the Iron Man. And I, in that moment,...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes | Tags:  DC Comics, Jim Lee, Wonder Woman

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/23/2010

Readers can help write Superman's new road trip

The troubling news straight from the Daily Planet: DC is snubbing D.C. Then again, Washington shouldn't take it terribly personally that the DC's Man of Steel is bypassing our Nation's Capital. Clark Kent is also bypassing the Big Apple...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Book, The Comic Book | Tags:  DC Comics, Superman