This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe. As highly anticipated as they are controversial, the seven inter-connected prequel mini-series will build on the foundation of the original WATCHMEN, the bestselling graphic novel of all time. BEFORE WATCHMEN will be the collective banner for all seven titles, from DC Comics.
I collaborated with Brian Azzarello on SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW, so that might make me a little biased, but I think he's one of the best writers in the comic book industry. His work is smart, funny and crisp. The kind of stuff that makes an artist look good.
The end of the year means a lot of things: traffic around Times Square, midnight kisses and the clinking of champagne flutes across the globe and gyms full of people looking to stick to their resolutions. But in the publishing industry, one thing that the end of the year also signifies is the publication of various “best of the year” lists.
Throughout the month of December, we here at THE SOURCE have been giving you daily holiday gift ideas. And while everything we’ve suggested are (in our humble opinions at least) fantastic gifts to give, be sure not to forget to treat yourself to something this year too!
One of my favorite perks about working in the comic book industry is seeing the process at which stories and art evolve. Being in the Publicity department, I get to look at black and white copies of the pencils and inks that artists do before they’re sent for coloring and ultimately to the printer to appear in the book form you’re used to picking up every Wednesday.
"I was saddened to hear of the passing of Eduardo Barreto. His work helped to chart the course of many DC Comics' characters, from Superman to the New Teen Titans. Personally, I was a fan of his work from his time here at DC Comics." - Dan DiDio, Co-Publisher, DC Entertainment
“Joe Simon was a true legend in the comic book industry. So much of what we are today is owed to him and his amazing creativity. In addition to one of the great writers of the Golden Age, he was also an editor at DC Comics. We appreciate all of his contributions to DC Comics and the industry as a whole, both on the page and behind the scenes.” – Dan DiDio, Co-Publisher, DC Entertainment
Multiple Eisner Award-winning artist Gene Ha will be joining the JUSTICE LEAGUE – not as a team member, but as a special guest illustrator for issue #7. But that's not all that makes #7 so notable; the first issue following the origin story of the World's Greatest Super Heroes, it is also the first story to see the fully formed team in the present day. Who's joined the team? What's changed? And wait, there's more.