Art by J. Scott Campbell
"Women Quietly Become a Force in Comic Book World"
Article at Variety
"...DC Comics ushered in the golden age of the industry back when baby boomers were still carrying lunch boxes to school. In recent years, women have been entering the ranks of DC in larger numbers while revamped titles turn the heads of new femme fans.
“We are extremely proud to provide a creative platform for female writers and artists,” says Diane Nelson, DC Entertainment topper and president & chief content officer of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “DC is home to some of the most powerful female superheroes in the world and our characters like Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Batgirl are proving that they can save the day in terrific stories that both our male and female fans are reading.”
Two Supervillains for Batman V Superman?
Article at Christiantoday.com:
"...With three superheroes in one movie, it is speculated that there could be more than one villain in the film, apart from a scheming Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg). According to Screenrant, one of the most popular theories around is that General Zod will create a villain strong enough to take on Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.
Other rumors claim that Doomsday, the iconic villain in the '90s best-selling comic book "Death of Superman," could be featured in the film, while some speculate that a Superman clone could also be in the movie."
Art by Mahmud Asrar
Red Tornado - Justice League #106
Art by Nick Cardy
Art by Olivier Coipel
Green Lantern in the flesh
Green Arrow #23
Uncanny X-Men #290
Art by Whilce Portacio
Uncanny X-Men #291
Art by Tom Raney (inks by Jay Harps)
Art by Alex Ross
Cover art by Frank Frazetta
More Eerie #81
Zatanna and Batman
Detective Comics #835
X-Men of the future
Article with nice overview of the influences that licensing problems (or nightmares, depending upon your point of view) play in the Marvel universe, and the amazing popularity of the X-Men while Marvel/Disney tries to supplant that popularity with Avengers and Inhumans.
"Today, the future of the X-Men in terms of the comics themselves is less bright than it was previously. As Fox still retains the film license for the franchise, Disney appears to be less eager to have a company which they own provide unpaid advertising for their corporate rivals. However, unlike the Fantastic Four, the line of X-Men comics (and spin offs such as Wolverine and Deadpool) still sell far too well for Marvel Comics to part with completely. After decades of promising to do so, upcoming solicitations have revealed that roughly seven different X-Men series will be a part of Marvel's line as part of their "all new all different" relaunch later this year. This represents the fewest amount of X-Men comics within this century, as their position as the "representative minority" seems set to be usurped by the Inhumans (whose film license, by sheer coincidence, is still owned by Disney).
Entering this paradigm is "X-Men '92". It was originally envisioned as one of a batch of "Battleworld" mini series as a part of the current "Secret Wars" crossover event. In addition, it is one of Marvel Comics' rare "digital first" comics, in that it was produced as a digital comic first with a physical reprint being offered afterward. It is therefore a chunk of a parallel universe which has been fused together with dozens of others in an artificial world created by the temporarily omnipotent Doctor Doom."
Full article at examiner.com
Art by Jay Anacleto
Art by Michael Golden
Asia Pop Comic Con signs deal with Marvel
Article discussing the development of the "world-wide comics craze" in the Middle Eastern market
"Mohammed Khammas: The young Emirati businessman who has signed a lucrative deal with Marvel to tap into the global comic craze
In a couple of months’ time, Abu Dhabi will host its own version of Comic Con.
Asia Pop Comic Con — Abu Dhabi, to give it its proper title, will be a three-day festival of popmania — anything that’s cinematic, or related to pop culture, licensing, and movie screening, comic books and cosplays.
Hosted by Universal Events, a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), it’s the type of large-scale event that could help to fill the void in the city’s annual calendar vacated by the film festival.
...“We have a tie-up with Marvel now where we will be developing across all of their movies and comic books, on a whole range of products. That was our first formal launch with Marvel, but we have more to come in the next few months,” he adds.
Khammas, still a couple of years shy of his 40th birthday, has been the driving force behind the group, which now has 30 diversified companies, spread across 20 countries, employing 9,000 people. Growth and diversification are bywords that describe how the group has grown under his leadership."
Full artricle at ArabianBusiness
Art by Dave Wachter
Incredible Hulk by Bruce Timm
Art by Mark Summers
Wonder Woman Statue from DC Collectibles due out in March 2016
Dark Knight III
Art by Paul Pope
Planet Comics 1953
Planet Comics #71, Summer 1953. Cover art by Maurice Whitman.
Wonder Woman 2009
Wonder Woman 2009, Featured voice talents of Keri Russell. Warner Bros Animation
Lord Death Man
Manga Batman 1966 - Lord Death Man - By Jiro Kuwata
Wonder Woman #34
Art by Irwin Hasen
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