Everyone’s Talkin’ About DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, Monday Afternoon (ET) Edition

It’s hard to believe that DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 is already getting ready to kick off its fourth month. “There is no denying that the initiative actually got people excited about comics again, and sent them into the comics stores,” MTV GEEK wrote of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, which took the top spot on their list of “Best Geek Moments of 2011.”

Everyone’s Talkin’ About DC Entertainment, Monday Afternoon (ET) Interview Edition

Did you happen to catch The Simpsons last night? If you did, you know that industry legend Neil Gaiman was prominently featured. COMIC BOOK RESOURCES’ SPINOFF ONLINE interviewed Gaiman about his experiences working on the episode. When asked about what it was like receiving the script, Gaiman said, “I started to read it and discovered that I was in it all the way through and I was actually having to act and that stuff happens!

‘Tis The Season! Holiday Gift Guides, Monday Afternoon (ET) Edition

This week is Thanksgiving, which amongst many other things, means that it’s time to start shopping for the holidays! With Black Friday deals beginning today, there’s no better time to cross off gifts on your holiday shopping lists. Need some ideas? THE LOS ANGELES TIMES’ HERO COMPLEX’s Holiday Gift Guide features various DC Entertainment products such as BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR and the hit video game Batman: Arkham City.

A First Look at THE RAY

Well-known for their run on the critically-acclaimed ALL-STAR WESTERN for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, co-writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti are now shining a light on another classic DC Comics character – THE RAY.

In a four-issue miniseries coming in December, Lucien Gates is transformed into a human ray of light by a mysterious beam of energy, and he takes on the identity of The Ray – much to the chagrin of his girlfriend.

DETECTIVE COMICS #5 TO FEATURE ONE-SHOT BACK-UP

DETECTIVE COMICS #5 will feature a one-shot back-up story, highlighting an alternate, gutter-level view of the Penguin’s plot against Gotham. Written by Tony S. Daniel (writer/artist of DETECTIVE COMICS) and drawn by Szymon Kudranski, the eight-page story will offer another perspective on the unfolding events of the series, tying back to DETECTIVE COMICS’ primary arc – and will also feature a surprise guest appearance by another Gotham regular.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1 GOES BACK TO PRESS

DETECTIVE COMICS #1, by writer/artist Tony S. Daniel, will be going back to press for its fourth printing. This makes DETECTIVE COMICS the second title from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 to reach four printings, following JUSTICE LEAGUE.

Check out what the people saying about the series so far:

"Detective Comics is head-spinningly spectacular from top to bottom.” – MTV Geek

“Perfect.” – COMPLEX MAGAZINE

“A great Batman story with some truly killer art.” – IGN

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