It's almost the weekend, but that's not stopping people from writing and talking about DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.
CNN’s GEEK OUT interviewed ACTION COMICS writer Grant Morrison. “Superman is very much a physical character,” responded Morrison when asked about the differences between writing Superman and Batman. “The confrontations are very direct - he fights giant robots and monsters and things, so the kind of symbolism the two of them work on are very different.”
AIN’T IT COOL NEWS ran an exclusive preview of JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #3 and caught up with series writer Dan Jurgens. “Our JLI will enjoy both the curses and benefits of greater United Nations funding and involvement,” he explained. “When you combine the fact that much of the UN's reasoning is simply PR, rather than actually getting something done, it's a recipe for problems.”
Before you put on that costume you’ve been waiting to wear all weekend and stuff your belly with candy tonight, check out some highlights of the coverage of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 that’s run over the past few days.
MAXIM chatted with AQUAMAN writer Geoff Johns who spoke in the defense of Aquaman and his cool cast of characters. . “Her background is really interesting,” Johns said of Mera. “She felt very strong to me, her hydroconnect powers are very interesting - controlling the water is visually beautiful and I felt the character was very appealing. That’s why we introduced her in BLACKEST NIGHT and had her stand on her own before we brought Aquaman in.
The air has gotten colder. Here in New York, we’re already walking over to our offices in jackets and scarves. Stores have started putting out holiday decorations and lots of new holiday music has begun to play. So as you start to prepare for this holiday season, be sure to check out BATMAN: NOEL, the new original graphic novel that gives a Dark Knight twist to Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. “I think it's important to note too that this isn't an adaptation.
You surf the web enough, you start seeing patterns.
The number 52, for instance, seems to be very popular right now. Drill down further and new trends start to emerge. Critics like ANIMAL MAN and THE FLASH. Websites likes a good holiday story, particularly a week out from Halloween. Ready?
Everyone from Solomon Grundy to DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio was at New York Comic Con this past weekend. In case you’ve been unplugged from the Internet all day, there are ton of recaps from the convention.