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

Everyone’s Talkin’ About DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, Wednesday...

By DCE Editorial Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Before we depart the offices for a couple of days to stuff our faces with cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, we thought we’d share some highlights of the various DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 coverage that’s run lately. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE spoke with the creative team of THE FLASH. “"What makes him special is that he comes from a time when a hero was a hero because that was the right thing to do," series co-writer and artist Francis Manapul said about protagonist Barry Allen. "It's the kind of hero that I think a lot of us, when were kids, aspired to … I think (that heroism) is what the Flash represents to me. I think you'll see throughout the first year that we're constantly putting that in contrast both in terms of the thematic story as well as visually. He is the brightest thing that you'll see on the page, and that's not by accident." NEWSARAMA interviewed THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN writer Gail Simone. “The DCU is a different place with Firestorms in it,” Simone revealed. “They have the power to reshape everything. They just don’t KNOW it, yet.” And BLOODY DISGUSTING selected I, VAMPIRE #3 as their “Pick of the Week.” “This is a deeply emotional story that really pulls you in and doesn’t let go until the last page,” they wrote of the book. To be continued …