And so we come to Week Four–marking the end of September, the month that ushered in the debut of DC Comics-The New 52 and the unprecedented transformation of the entire DC Universe. It’s hard to believe we’re finally here because for us September started a long time ago. Let me explain: It’s been quite a ride since the writers conference that initiated this evolution. It’s been a year of pitch meetings, story conferences and design sessions that often went far into the night. It’s been a year of hard work on everyone’s part and truth be told – it’s been a lot of fun.
It’s official! All 52 first issues of DC Entertainment’s historic publishing initiative DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 have sold out from Diamond Comic Distributors in advance of publication. And all 52 issues will receive second printings. Here’s a further look inside the numbers for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52: · ACTION and BATGIRL already have third printings and JUSTICE LEAGUE, the bestselling comic book to date for all of 2011, is in its fourth printing.
The first event of the DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour kicked of at Bergen Street Comics in Brooklyn on Saturday spotlighting Cliff Chiang’s stunning artwork on WONDER WOMAN #1. By all accounts the event was a huge success. Fans began lining up hours before the event was to begin and wrapped outside the store.
CNN’s GEEK OUT ran an exclusive preview of the highly anticipated THE FLASH #1. They caught up with series co-writer and artist Francis Manapul to talk about the science behind The Flash. "We have a bit of a leeway in exploring ‘comic book science,’" Manapul told them. "What’s been really fun is finding real world scientific facts and pushing the ideas.