Is there a real super hero in our midst? Probably not. Plus, Rich quells rumors about Diamond's Steve Geppi owning a stake in the New York Comic-Con, variations on "One More Day," a look at Dale Keown's grayline variant for "Darkness" #1 and much more.
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Ebay sketches getting the boot, some of DC's ladies get a monthly, a popular French series makes its way to the US, Devil's Due makes some changes and much more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS! Updated
Plenty of stuff to peruse this week, with news of multiple X-Men origin feature films to come, possible editorial changes to come at DC, a look at illegal downloads and possible issues with Marvel's legal download system, Rich's photo tour of NYC and much more!
Rich went to Manhattan this past weekend and comes home with all sorts of stories. Bat rumors, Marvel profits, Valiant plans, Venomous happenings, Publishers failing and much more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS!
More on the Batman rumors from last weekly, what Mark Bagley may be up to at DC, a review of an early script for the upcoming "Hulk" film starring Ed Norton, controvery swirls around "The Black Dossier, Byrne defends Aquaman and much more.
Are some major changes in store for the Dark Knight in 2008? Might be. Plus, a new series to come from Jamie Delano, 2008 Ultimately, Mach 6 (that's right, 6) sketches online, a possible "Battle Pope" cartoon to come and much more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS!
There's a leaked animation for a live-action treatment of "He-Man" that's driving fans wild, "Batman Confidential" sees its run coming to a close, delays in comics publishing, the power of the Omnibus editions and more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS.
Do the US armed forces see Marvel comic books as a good recruiting tool? Might be. Plus, John Byrne's "NextMen" gets collected, the next "Power Pack" mini-series, a first look at Karl Alstaetter's new book "88" and much, much more!
What's the future look like for Catwoman? Rich may have an idea. Plus, a report from the convention held in Birmingham, a possible collection to come for "Major Bummer," a punk-era John Constantine series resurfaces and much more in this week's LiTG!
What's the future look like for GI Joe in comics? Rich puts together the dots. Plus, a new series to come from Warren Ellis, Brandon Routh tackles another comics property, the future of Batwoman and much more in a huge LYING IN THE GUTTERS. Updated 10/10
What does the future hold for J.M. DeMatteis & Mike Ploog's "Abadazad?" How's Scott Pilgrim coming along? Plus Jacen Burrows may be driven insane by Alan Moore, this week in payments and much more! UPDATED
"One More Day" coverage includes spoilers, "World War Hulk" trades coming but later than you might think, where "Demo" may land next, publisher payment updates, a new comic book TV series to come and much more.
Zombies, zombies, zombies! Rich has a look at some upcoming Marvel covers, plus word that Garth Ennis may be leaving "Punisher," what's happening with that alternate retailer set-up, stalking comic shop employees on Craigslist and so much more.
Lots of ground to cover including Heath Ledger on the set of "The Dark Knight," who the Transformers will cross-over with next, the polarizing figure that is Jim Shooter, Rob Liefeld art from his junior high school days and much more.
Rich has word on more editorial changes at Wildstorm, a list of artists owed moneys from the Dabel Bros., the possibility of new distributors entering the mix, a new comic from Rob Liefeld, an update to last week's "The Dark Knight" rumor & more.
It's a big one this week, with word of a planned Sandman mini-series that won't happen, Diamond's changes its reorder penalties for non-premier publishers, more on the Marvel/Dabel split, an artist fights for her original art and much more.
Lots to cover this week, including "In Search of Steve Ditko," more on the Dabels/Marvel split, who may fill an SVP role at DC, Bryan Hitch in public, news on numerous upcoming projects and much, much more.
Rich has some notes from the recent Marvel drink-up in London, word of a "Power Girl" series and its creators, fallout concerning last week's "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" story, what Mark Millar & Tony Harris are up to next and much more. Updated
The next "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" series hits a snag overseas, changes at the top level of Wildstorm, new Shazam! in the works at DC, the Golden art situation comes to an amicable end, comics and strip clubs and much, much more.
In this post SDCC column, Rich has Ultimate Universe rumors, Power Girl's publishing status, background on the Warpies, one upset art buyer takes action, the Swipe File and much more.