Thursday, April 26, 2012

Direct Currents: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Working At DC Comics Looks Like A Dream Job

When you're greeted by Batman every morning in the lobby, you probably have a pretty sweet gig. DC Comics were kind enough to let us roam around their New York City headquarters and take candid photos of their nerdy, envy-inspiring offices.

DC Comics Revives 'National Comics' to Spotlight Dormant Characters

National Comics will switch the spotlight character every issue. The first four will be Eternity, Madame X, Rose And Thorn, and Looker.

So What Will Get Canned to make room at DC?

"They Stole Batman!"

Who really created the first Batman? There is evidence that this Batman drawing, dated 1932, was the real inspiration for the Batman attributed to Bob Kane.

Cartoonist Darwyn Cooke Talks 'Watchmen' Revival with Rolling Stone Magazine

Tony DeZuniga is in extremely critical condition in the hospital in the Philippines.

So What Else Do We Know About The September DC Zero Issues?

Now DC Comics Fires Chris Roberson Off Fairest

“Trying to guard the fortress of a king they’ve never seen or met”


Bizarro Back Issues: Superboy Becomes a Super-Man (With Sex) (1977)

Comics Everybody: The History of Captain Marvel/Shazam Explained

How To Be A Superhero (Action Figure) For £80 ($125)

C2E2 2012: Cosplay Gallery

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 04.10.12

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 04.16.12

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 04.25.12

Cosplay Highlights from C2E2

Awesome Art Picks: Batman, Hawkeye, Galactus and More

Awesome Art Picks: Justice League, Captain America, Spider-Man and More

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 04.13.12

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 04.20.12


And Finally… The New Justice League Via X-Men #1


The Aquaman Shrine
Aquaman (Vol.1) #56 - April 1970
Sub-Mariner #72 - Sept. 1974
DC Super Friends Easter Card
Aqua-Sketch by Joe Prado
Aquaman Art Gallery: Strib
Aquaman Art Gallery: John Trumbull
Ace Kilroy on Kickstarter!

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
2012 New 52 Wave 3 Artemis #1!

Firestorm Fan
Fury of Flintstone by Matt Fagan
Firestorm by Rod Reis
Getting the Wonder Twins Drunk
Yildiray Cinar Sketches of Jason and Ronnie
Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians model reference sheets

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
The Hyperclan: ZENTURION
2012 Mc$oss "Brothers From Another Mother" Comic Strip
T'omm J'onzz
2009 Miss Martian art by Marian Kretschmer
The Vile Menagerie: NEMESUS
The Martian Manhunter Family
The Eduardo Barreto Index

Justice League Detroit
The Top 10 Aquaman Covers of the 1970s

Power of the Atom
2000s The Atom color art by Ramona Fradon

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Ming Doyle Commission And Womanthology Signing
Interview With Paul Kupperberg
Review: Action Comics #8
Review: Superboy #8
Review: Legion Lost #8
The Fate Of Dick Malverne

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