China Miéville talks DIAL H and his superheroic alter ego

We recently announced DC Comics-The New 52 “Second Wave” and DIAL H which will be written by China Miéville with art by Mateus Santoluoco. I had the chance to talk with China about writing his first ongoing series that will begin this May and what inspires him about the cult classic title DIAL H FOR HERO. So, China, you’re an established award-winning novelist and now you’ll be writing your first ongoing comic book series. Can you tell us a bit about what that transition is like?

USA TODAY on DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “SECOND WAVE”

The news is out: DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 will begin releasing its “Second Wave” of titles beginning this May, with the addition of six new series. USA TODAY broke the story in this morning's newspaper, including interviews with DC Entertainment Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras, BATMAN INCORPORATED writer Grant Morrison and DIAL H writer China Miéville.

DC COMICS IN 2012 – INTRODUCING THE “SECOND WAVE” OF DC COMICS-THE NEW 52

In May of 2012, DC Comics will release a “Second Wave” of titles as part of its historic DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 initiative. Six new, ongoing series will build on the shared universe and bold concepts introduced in September 2011 with the renumbering of DC Comics’ entire line of comic books. Featuring a variety of different genres and storytelling sensibilities, the titles in the “Second Wave” will be helmed by some of the most legendary writers and artists in the comic book industry, and will also feature the first ongoing comic book series written by acclaimed novelist China Miéville.

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