The comic book industry kicks into high gear next week, as creators, companies, studios and fans converge on San Diego for the biggest pop culture event of the year, San Diego Comic-Con. But why wait?
Whether you can’t make the show or because you want to get the news and excitement kicking early, The Source is here for you.
It’s almost here. The biggest pop culture event of the year – San Diego Comic-Con. Have you got your tickets? Mapped out your schedule? Figured out your to-buy list?
Well, we’re here to help. We’ve got a complete breakdown of all the DCU panels happening at the show. Just click below for the complete list, and don’t forget to visit our sister blogs to get the skinny on Vertigo and WildStorm’s presence at the show.
Heroes are a lot like us. They have jobs. Significant others. Bills. And pets.
But what if those animals they keep around as loyal companions also fought crime?
That’s the questions DC and Capstone imprint Picture Window Books – a children’s publisher of illustrated fiction and nonfiction – hope to answer with DC SUPER-PETS, a new series of leveled chapter books. The project is slated to last through fall 2012 and produce 24 new titles for young readers.
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Well, we can’t. But we can give you an equally-amazing image to kick off your day.
Most fans, young and old, are familiar with comic book legend Neal Adams’ iconic SUPERMAN #233 image – “KRYPTONITE NEVERMORE!” It’s one of those things that is part of the comic book lexicon, and it’s symbolic of the Man of Steel and everything he stands for. Here it is:
Got some news for you, gang. Ready?
DC Comics has joined forces with TASCHEN, the book publisher known for its eye for quality, modern design aesthetic and high-end art books spotlighting every aspect of culture: from art and movies to lifestyle and comics, to produce an ultra-comprehensive, extra large book so impressive, even super heroes may have trouble lifting it.
You didn't think we'd come into 2010 quietly, did you?
Of course not. Take a few deep breaths. We know the headline's a doozy. But it's also true: Mega-popular artist David Finch, who's made a name for himself working on every title under the sun for Marvel will be calling the DCU his home base for the foreseeable future -- and we couldn't be happier.
The headline says it all. Welcome to our little piece of Internet real estate. I know, I know -- you've clicked the link and are already wondering just what you've gotten yourself into. Well, allow me a moment to give you the quick DC Universe: The Source 101 -- after which you can feel free to dive into the pile of goodies we've got up on the page already. There's plenty to look through, and more to come.