Sunday, October 30, 2011

Direct Currents: Sunday, October 30, 2011

Ivan Brandon Leaves DC Comics’ Men Of War After Issue 6

The book, despite internal leaks to the contrary, is not cancelled and will continue.

UPDATE: New Photos of Henry Cavill on the Man of Steel Set

Photographer Susan Gittins snapped these shots (via YVRShoots) of Henry Cavill filming a rescue scene for Zack Snyder's Superman movie Man of Steel in Vancouver. Even better photos are expected to surface as the paparazzi was there as well.

Superman, DC Comics v. Pacific Pictures Corp, And The Toberoff Timeline

With this case, we’re getting a glimpse behind curtains that don’t usually get parted.

Brian Azzarello on Crime and Superheroes

“I don’t change my approach to anything, and I approach everything the same way;” Brian Azzarello says. “To come up with a story that, hopefully, is different than what you expect.”

The Super-Rich Super-Heroes Respond To #OccupyWallStreet: We Are The (Fictional) 1%

Comic Book Legends Revealed #302

Alan Moore on BJ & the Bear

Comic Book Legends Revealed #338

Burton's Vicki Vale, Storm's mohawk, and Loboless R.E.B.E.L.S.

How Did Wonder Woman Lose Her Pants?

Artist Clint Hilinski has decided to answer this question by way of a piece of original art being sold on eBay…

October 30 is Women of Wonder Day, Benefiting Victims of Domestic Violence

20 Awesome Comic Book Themed Jack-O'-Lanterns!

10 Amazingly Bad Retro Halloween Costumes: What Exactly Was Wrong With Your Parents?

With their unintentionally terrifying masks and bizarre plastic coverall-style suits, the Halloween costumes produced by Ben Cooper, Inc. have become downright iconic in American pop culture through sheer awfulness. From the '50s to the '80s, they were a staple of Halloweens across the country and are still valued as vintage collectibles, despite the fact that they are -- and this is putting it nicely -- hilariously awful.

21 of the Best, Worst and Weirdest Halloween Costumes For Kids

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 10.03.11

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 10.11.11

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - New York Comic Con Edition!

Cosplay Photo Highlights From New York Comic Con 2011

Awesome Art Picks: Dark Phoenix, Venom, Jonah Hex & More

Some of this week's coolest comic book art you won't see in comic books.

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 10.07.11

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 10.14.11

Best Art Ever (This Week) - Year Two Begins Here!

Best Art Ever (This Week) - Halloween 2011

In honor of Halloween, we've compiled the darkest and spookiest selections from Best Art Evers past.


The Absorbascon

The Aquaman Shrine

Being Carter Hall
Read: Hawkman v.1:no.2.2
Read: Flash Comics #21

Brian Bolland's Blog
Detail of the day: Camelot 3000

DC Fifty-TOO!
AMETHYST #1 by Jon McNally
ANGEL AND THE APE #1 by Scott Faulkner
THE DEMON #1 by Adam Watson
HECKLER #1 by Benjamin Birdie
KLARION #1 by Jemma Salume

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
1992 Wonder Woman #68 Unused Cover Concept Sketch by Brian Bolland
2010 Wonder Woman Redesign art by Brett Booth

Diversions of the Groovy Kind

Every Day Is Like Wednesday
I guess now that Barbara Gordon has gone back to being Batgirl...

Firestorm Fan

Girls Gone Geek
Mary Marvel by Kris Anka
Friday Favorite: Wonder Woman
Bride of Frankenstein by Ming Doyle

The Idol-Head of Diabolu

J.M. DeMatteis's Creation Point

Jim Shooter
SUPERMAN – First Marvel Issue!
Son of Items of Interest

Justice League Detroit
Dragon*Con 2011 Vixen Cosplay
2006 "Princess & King" Wonder Woman and Aquaman Commission by Eric Canete
2010 Zatanna Convention Sketch by Ted Naifeh

Kevin Nowlan
Batgirl pin-up
Batman pin-up: Inks over David Finch pencils
Supergirl sketch

Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine

Power of the Atom
The Top 20 Atom Covers of the 1960s

Ralph Dibny, the World-Famous Elongated Man

Silver Age Comics
What's that the Challengers are Drinking?
The Curious Case of the Time Trapper

Subject : THE SUICIDE SQUAD (Task Force X)
More Suicide Squad members make debut in Young Justice episode "Revelations"
I year for this blog today, time for a vacation

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary

The Thought Experiment

Review Section

Comic shop comics by J. Caleb Mozzocco

Wednesday Is Any Day For All I Care by Diabolu Frank

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