All-New Hour-Long Block Premieres Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. (ET, PT)
AMAZON’s OMNIVORACIOUS BLOG posted an exclusive interview with writer Neil Gaiman, where amongst other things, he discusses the new digital availability of SANDMAN. So what’s his personal favorite volume of the iconic series? “Probably ‘A Game of You,’ because it's most people's least favourite volume, and I love it all the more for that,” Gaiman revealed.
Debuting in 2012 as a multi-platform franchise, DC Nation will be the exclusive home for original DC animation properties. Backed by the production, publishing and marketing resources of Warner Bros., DC Entertainment and Cartoon Network, DC Nation will be an on-air and online programming block populated with event programming, interstitials, exclusive behind-the-scenes of theatrical production and an insider look into the world of all things DC.
Courtney Simmons Named SVP – Publicity, DC Entertainment at Warner Bros.
Amit Desai Named SVP – Franchise Management, DC Entertainment
Nairi Gardiner Named SVP, Finance, WBCP and DC Entertainment
(October 18, 2010) Bob Wayne has been named Senior Vice President, Sales of DC Comics, it was announced at New York ComicCon by John Rood, EVP Sales, Marketing, and Business Development, DC Entertainment. Wayne will continue to oversee sales distribution for DC Comics in the direct market and bookstores, and in his new role will and will now oversee digital sales and all international distribution. He will be based in New York and report directly to John Rood.
(October 10, 2010) Hank Kanalz has been named Senior Vice President, Digital of DC Entertainment, it was announced today at New York ComicCon by Jim Lee, DC Comics Co-Publisher and John Rood, DC Entertainment EVP of Sales & Marketing. In this newly created position, Kanalz will develop and oversee the execution of the annual digital publishing schedule, coordinating all digital comic content across DC Universe, Vertigo, and MAD.
Heading to NYCC? Use Foursquare? Well, prepare to unlock a badge that'll elevate you to the exalted Green Lantern Corps! Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Foursquare are going green at New York Comic Con, offering fans the chance to unlock an exclusive GREEN LANTERN badge during the three-day show. How does it work? Well, if you're at the con, simply check in to Foursquare and you'll unlock the badge. Head over to the DC Comics booth (#2243) and show your badge and you get an exclusive GREEN LANTERN replica ring. Sounds easy, right?
The changes happening behind the scenes this week are part of a greater campaign to reshape DC Comics and build a company for the future. Our responsibility as Co-Publishers is to find a balance between short term opportunities and long term vision; between our strengths in traditional print formats and the infinite potential beyond print; between our characters’ rich legacies in the past and the bright promise for the future they hold. As we’ve said before, there’s much to celebrate about DC. The foundation for long-term success is already here.