Monday, April 16, 2018

Batman Group July 2018 Solicitations


The wedding happens, Catwoman gets a new book, and a few minor things. Given the Batgirl solicit, it seems like Marighread Scott and Paul Pelletier are taking over that series. Now that the Bat books have a head editor again, I'd be curious to see how they look say six months from now. That said... I don't know what there would be to chagne. Figure we'll get the Detective team that'll take us to #1000... but is Red Hood even a Batbook? Cus the fucking Bizarro storyline is still going on, over a year later. Nightwing just got a new team and Batgirl seems to be getting one. No one really seems to talk about Batwoman and Birds is gone now... I don't know, something just seems to be missing from the Bat line up and I can't tell what.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Jason Fabok reportedly Illustrating Geoff Johns' Three Jokers story.


In other news, whenever Tom King or Scott Snyder was asked about the three Jokers reveal, they always answered it was a Geoff Johns thing... well now it's a Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok thing, as newly minted Bat editor Jamie S. Rich also announced at C2E2 that Jason Fabok would be illustrating whatever that is.

Not much else to go on, but there you go, Johns, Fabok, Joker. Should be good.

Catwoman #1 from Joelle Jones Launches in July


I'm so used to DC just reading solicitations at conventions 99% of the time, I barely pay attention anymore... yet here we are, Joelle Jones and colorist Laura Allred (Lady Killer reunion) will be launching Catwoman #1 in July, just announced at C2E2.

The first story apparently has Selina dealing with a copycat, committing crimes as Catwoman. Get it... copy cat... Catwoman?

I'm excited. Jones has become one of my favorite Catwoman artists of all time within a couple of months. It stings to lose her off the main Batman title, but a Catwoman book with a lot of potential to be really good makes up for it. Also, it was announced that Lee Weeks would be illustrating Batman #51-53, so that's a plus too.

UPDATE: Solicit and cover have been added thanks to the story at Paste Magazine.

Catwoman #1 
Writer/Artist: Joëlle Jones
Colorist: Laura Allred
Variant Cover Artist: Stanley “Artgerm” Lau
The wedding night’s barely over, but Catwoman’s back on the streets, this time to expose a copycat who’s pulling heists around Gotham City. As Selina cracks the whip on her former criminal cohorts, she’s attracting unwanted attention from one of Gotham’s most dangerous groups. The mob? Nope. Try the GCPD. And as if the Bat-Bride didn’t have enough problems, don’t miss the debut of an all-new villain determined to make trouble for all nine of Selina’s lives. Don’t miss the start of an all-new monthly series written and illustrated by Eisner Award-nominee Joëlle Jones

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Batman #44 Preview


This is one of those one-off sort of artsy issues... and it shows, because the art is the real star this week.

(Source: DC Comics)