Posts Tagged DC Comics

07.21.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Green Arrow and the Young All-Stars

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! So far this week we’ve looked at the Justice League, Dr. Fate, Amethyst, Suicide Squad, Checkmate, and Doom Patrol.  Today we’re shooting straight for victory with Green Arrow and […]

07.20.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Suicide Squad, Checkmate, and Doom Patrol

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! Yesterday we looked at Justice League, the Dr. Fate mini-series, and an Amethyst mini-series.  Today we’ll delve into the seedier side of the DCU by looking at a couple […]

07.19.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Justice League, Doctor Fate, and Amethyst

I love old comics!  I especially love old advertisements.  Maybe it’s nostalgia, maybe it’s my marketing background, or maybe I’m just getting old.  Regardless, I love seeing old ads for upcoming comics!  While reading a particular batch of old DC Comics, I was surprised at how many great titles were launched in 1987.  Seriously, it […]

07.14.2010

Pins from DC Comics

Back in the late-80s through the mid-90s I was a big fan of pins.  I loved wearing pins on my shirts, especially those associated with comic books!  Thankfully comic companies were generous with giveaway pins and also sold some nice quality cloisonne pins. Cloisonne pins are small decorative pins worn on the lapel of a […]

06.30.2010

Wonder Woman’s New Duds

Last night DC Comics revealed Wonder Woman’s new duds starting in this week’s issue #600.  The new look was designed by Jim Lee.  They’ve kept the lasso, magic bracelets, and tiara, but the long-standing bathing suit is gone.  The new costume also comes with a re-write of her origin by J. Michael Straczynski.  For the […]

06.22.2010

DC Adventures RPG – Coming Soon!

Back on May 3rd, Green Ronin announced they’re working on a DC Comics roleplaying game based upon their Mutants & Masterminds system.  Here is a snippet from the press release: Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with DC Comics and will be releasing the DC ADVENTURES RPG book this […]

06.10.2010

Blue Devil in Warner Bros. Consumer Products Promo

Blue Devil … on a Warner Bros. Consumer Products promotional poster?  Seriously? Really?  How friggin’ cool!  The image below comes from License! Global which is gearing up for their big licensing show in Las Vegas next week.  It was released along with some promo art for the upcoming Green Lantern film.  Visit SuperHeroHype.com for further […]

06.2.2010

Original DC Comics Blue Devil proposal circa 1983

Heads up Blue Devil fans, today we’ve got some incredibly rare never-before-published pieces of Blue Devil history.  Gary Cohn, co-creator and co-writer of DC’s Blue Devil, was kind enough to send copies of the original pitches used to sell the idea of Blue Devil to DC Comics.  For the first time ever, these proposals are […]

05.24.2010

Fringe’s Alternate Universe DC Comics Covers

If you watched NBC’s Fringe season finale on Friday, you may have spotted these bizarre DC comics covers.  Don’t worry, you didn’t imagine them.  They were all reminiscent of famous DC covers, but with some alterations.  The Fringe episode dipped into an alternate universe where even the smallest details were somewhat off.  Geoff Johns, DC […]

05.7.2010

REVIEW: DC Comics Super Heroes and Villains Fandex

Workman Publishing has just released the amazingly cool DC Comics Super Heroes and Villains Fandex!  What a neat product!  I was skeptical when I first heard about it, but it’s far exceeded my expectations.  This handy field guide makes an excellent reference for both the DC Comics seasoned veteran as well as the comic book […]

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