Friday, July 9, 2010

Direct Currents: Friday, July 9, 2010

The Sandman Connection: How Vertigo's Flagship Title Crossed Over With the DCU

With today's news that Death -- the pallid, parasol-toting embodiment of the End of All Things from in Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" -- will be crossing over with Paul Cornell's Lex Luthor story in the pages of "Action Comics," it looks like DC's making an honest attempt to bring at least a few Vertigo titles into their core universe.

Grant Morrison Documentary Gets a Name and a New Trailer [Video]

A documentary about Grant Morrison has gained a distributor, and comic book fans have gained one more thing to be excited about. The documentary is entitled "Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods"; a good title that hints at not only Morrison's reputation as the ecstatic mystic of the comic book world but the awe he inspires in the vast majority of comic book fans.

JIM LEE Reflects On His Road To DC Co-Publisher, Part 1

Vaneta Rogers sits down with the superstar creator to look back on his path to DC Comics Co-Publisher

First Art From JH Williams III’s Batwoman

This is a print created by JH Williams III for the comic store Isotope in San Francisco, given away free yesterday with purchases of the new Batwoman hardcover. Naturally they are all gone. And they contain never-before-seen art from the new upcoming Batwoman series, written and drawn by JH.

J.H. Williams III pays tribute to Wonder Woman #1 with variant cover

Wonder Woman #600-601 variant covers

Jonah Hex #57 Wild West All-Stars

7 Variant Covers

"Hung" Star Thomas Jane Finally Gets His Man in "Jonah Hex" Animated Short

Cheat Your Way Into The Green Lantern Corps With Homemade Power Battery

DC Super-Pets Sneak Peek!


The Aquaman Shrine
Behold Mighty Dagon! A Story of One of Aquaman's "Old Foes" By Adam Mudman Bezecny
Super Heroes Light Up Desk - 1977

Comics Make Me Happy!
Wonder Woman's New Costume

The Comic Treadmill
Aquaman 40-50 & Annual 4 (1998)

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
2009 Donna Troy & Wonder Girl commission by Jun Bob Kim
2009 Tigra versus Cheetah by Tommy Tejeda

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
The Return of the New Gods #12

Firestorm Fan
Another Firestorm Tattoo

Girls Gone Geek
Friday Favorite: Alice

Green Lantern Butt's FOREVER!
Always A Bridesmaid Week: Fire and Ice
Always A Bridesmaid Week: Blue Beetle & Booster Gold.

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
2002 the Martian Manhunter by Joseph "zeruch" Arruda

Justice League Detroit
2009 Batman commission by Jun Bob Kim
Earth's Mightiest Heroes by Tommy Tejeda
2009 The Submariner vs. Aquaman by Tommy Tejeda

Power of the Atom
Sword of the Atom #4 (November, 1983)

Slay, Monstrobot of the Deep!!
So, I guess that makes double official the lifting of the unofficially official "No Vertigo characters in the DC Universe" rule. So...

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Review: Wonder Woman #600, Pt 1
Back Issue Box Review: Wonder Woman #177

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