There’s been a lot of attention over the past week on DC Comics’ groundbreaking move to release comics on the same day in digital and print formats. Here are just a few of the stories that take a closer look at same-day digital: Jim Lee told Salon.com that DC Comics broke a one-day digital sales record on the day JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 was released.
Here’s the latest and greatest coverage on DC COMICS-THE NEW 52: New York gets a new superhero today with the release of STATIC SHOCK # 1. Static (aka Virgil Hawkins) has moved from Dakota to the Big Apple - and THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS has the scoop about Harlem’s newest hero, with interviews with writer John Rozum and co-writer and artist Scott McDaniel.
As you know, ACTION COMICS #1 by writer Grant Morrison and artist Rags Morales goes on sale today and we've already got a first look at a variant cover for issue #2, with art by Ethan Van Sciver. Check it out!
Week two of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 kicks off today with more high profile coverage. Ready?
New revelations about Walter Fish and Project Evergreen push Jepperd over the edge. When his violent actions finally ostracize him from the rest of the group, he's forced to leave The Dam. But Jepperd won't go quietly – and he won't go without Gus. SWEET TOOTH #25 by Jeff Lemire is in stores today.
Like most DC editors, I’m not just an editor - I’m also a fan. And the book that made me a DC fan was BIRDS OF PREY. I’ve read a lot of DC books over the years, but BIRDS is the book that really hooked me. So when we were originally told that DC was bringing back BIRDS OF PREY in 2010, I may have knocked a few people over in claiming editorial rights to the book. I thought I was excited then. It’s nothing to how excited I am right now.
The Labor Day weekend didn’t slow down the publicity wave for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, including high profile exclusive previews: USA TODAY has the exclusive first look at DETECTIVE COMICS #1 and an interview with writer/artist Tony S. Daniel who told the paper that “fresh, brand-new villains are the ones who will give Batman challenges he's never faced before.”