Greg Capullo was pissed about the images DC released of Joker in their recent November solicits. He urged fans to wait for his work, and that of his fellow artists, in order to see how terrifying the new Joker is. What we know so far is that Joker appears to have re-attached the skin to his face. Until now no close-ups have been seen. Jock, who worked on the Scott Snyder run of “Detective Comics”, tweeted this picture today showing his rendition of the famed Bat-villain. Spoilers below! Don’t look if you want to keep The New 52 Clown Prince a surprise. READ MORE
One of the biggest comic conventions, C2E2, went down this past weekend in Chicago, hosting a whole slew of big names in the comics’ biz. But, it shouldn’t take all the glory. Wizard World held their annual Comic Con in Toronto over Saturday and Sunday this past weekend, featuring a bunch of special guests of their own. Despite the fact that C2E2 was going on, and FanExpo Toronto is only a few months away, the list of celebrities, the variety of booths, and the Q&A panels were more than worth the entrance price. As with most of the smaller cons, there wasn’t any groundbreaking news from publishing houses or production companies but there were still a fair share of highlights from the weekend. Check out the scoop on Wizard World Toronto below along with a huge image gallery. READ MORE
Easily one of the most storied and consistently good monthly stories to hit shelves month in and month out for better part of the past century has been DC Comics’ “DETECTIVE COMICS”, and thanks to thge upcoming relaunch the series will finally be coming to an end this week before it is officially relaunched in September. Beyond the break you can get a very special sneak peek at the groundbreaking final issue before it hits shelves this week. Read on for the skinny…
Earlier this week, we gave out a few tickets for a special Comic-Con screening of Xavier Gans’ The Divide, which happens to be one of my favorite genre films of 2011 so far. The one-of-a-kind viewing experience, which took place last night, was held in an environment that mimics the setting and experience of the characters in the film, who narrowly survive a nuclear attack and become holed up in a basement.
In addition to seeing the movie six months early, attendees were treated to a cocktail party and a limited edition Mondo print with artwork by Jock. We have your look at the art inside, along with Daniel Danger’s Cowboys & Aliens screen print.
I think that I, like many, can rest easily when I say that the absolute most impressive run of multiple monthly issues surrounding one singular character belongs to DC Comics’ “BATMAN”. It seems as if no matter what title you are picking up out of the Dark Knight’s catalogue, it is a good one, and much of that praise has to go to the writers. Case in point: “AMERICAN VAMPIRE” scribe Scott Snyder and his run on “DETECTIVE COMICS”. The writer is about ready to wrap-up his latest story arc, “HUNGRY CITY”, and if you make the jump you can check out a 5 page preview and get the entire synopsis before it hits stores tomorrow. Read on for the skinny…