Friday, December 17, 2010

Direct Currents: Friday, December 17, 2010

CW to adapt DC's 'Raven' into series

The CW is looking to adapt "Raven," a half-demon also known as Rachel Roth, into a series. Diego Gutierrez, who most recently served as co-exec VP on "V," is writing and will exec produce.

DC Newcomer to Initiate DOOMSDAY Return in STEEL #1

We talk with Steve Lyons, the writer of DC's STEEL #1, about kicking off the return of Superman killer Doomsday.

David E. Kelley Hasn’t Committed To Wonder Woman TV Series Yet

We may have to wait a while for the return of Wonder Woman to live-action television. That’s because writer-producer David E. Kelley, who was reported in October to be adapting the superhero project, hasn’t “necessarily committed” to the series.

Chris Roberson & Phil Hester on Taking Over 'Superman' and 'Wonder Woman' From JMS

The new guys seem to realize JMS was crap and are going to fix it. That's my take, anyway.


Writers Keith Giffen & Gail Simone talk about what's coming up in Doom Patrol & Secret Six, as the 2 series crossover in Feb.


Now that Bruce Wayne has returned, how does Red Robin fit in with Batman Inc.? And what about Cassandra Cain? Fabian Nicieza clarifies.

The Justice League XXX – Another Studio Joins The Superhero Porn Bandwagon

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 12.03.10

The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #289

This week, learn the odd story of Todd McFarlane, Felix the Cat and Spider-Man! Did John Buscema really adapt an entire film from a decades-old memory of the movie? Plus, more about Wonder Woman's costume change!


The Absorbascon
You're a Mean One, Iris West

The Anti-Didio League of America
Celebrating Ten Years of Batgirl: May 2000

The Aquaman Shrine
Aquaman (Vol.6) #21 - June 1996
Aquaman (Vol.6) #22 - July 1996
Aquaman (Vol.6) #23 - Aug. 1996
Aquaman (Vol.6) #24 - Sept. 1996
Batman: Odyssey #5 - Jan. 2011
Justice League Unlimited: "Ultimatum"
Young Justice - "Independence Day"

Armagideon Time
You know they’re done…

Being Carter Hall
Watched: Smallville, "Icarus"

Comics Make Me Happy!
Harley Quinn Pencils by Loston Wallace

Continued On 2nd Page Following
Comics in Electra Glide in Blue

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
Super Friends #24 (April, 2010)

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
"The Curse of the Ancient Weapons!" from Detective Comics #452 (July 1975)
"The Grandee Caper!" from Wonder Woman #203 (August, 1972)

Every Day Is Like Wednesday
Superman seems pretty stressed out.
Think about this for a moment, won't you?

Firestorm Fan
OFFICIAL: Deathstorm Represents 1990s Villains

Girls Gone Geek
WTF? Wednesday: Boys Will Be Boys

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
Koma Designs Martian Manhunter Resin Model Kit
The Comic Reader #219 (September, 1984)


Jon's Random Acts of Geekery
Cool Stuff BONUS! 1966 Batman "Blue" Cards, Part 1!
Cool Stuff BONUS! 1966 Batman "Blue" Cards, Part 2!

Justice League Detroit
2010 Aquaman by Rafael Lam
2009 Zatanna Barf Bag Sketch by Andy Kuhn

Kingdom Kane
"The Case of the Blonde Bombshell" from Strange Adventures No. 182, November 1965

Once Upon A Geek
Listen Up: Who’s Who for You!

Power of the Atom
The Super-Hanukkah Song
The World's Smallest Jewish Super-Hero?
Albert Explains It All

Silver Age Comics
Showcase #73: The Creeper Becomes DC's Question

Siskoid's Blog of Geekery
Reign of the Supermen #42: Electric Superman Red/Superman Blue
Dial H for Heroine
X-Patrol Strikes Back

Slay, Monstrobot of the Deep!!
Journalistic Ethics At the Daily Planet
Tell Us What You Really Think, Kal-El
Superman Goes Gangsta

Subject : THE SUICIDE SQUAD (Task Force X)
The Suicide Squad's greatest hits.

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Review: Superboy #2
Review: Action Comics Annual #13
Review: Action Comics #895
Review: Action Comics #895 - Jimmy Olsen Second Feature

The Thought Experiment
69 Days of Wonder Woman: Day 36, Muppet connections
Daily Batman: A naked leg being the invitation, or, “Who’s your Dada?”

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