While I was checking in for my flight yesterday from Los Angeles to New York I thought to myself, “Don’t check your bag.” I mean, it was pretty light and who checks their bag for a three-day trip? But I decided to anyway, almost embarrassed to tell the clerk who gave me a look as if to say, “You’re checking this?” I fumbled together a few words, thanking her and headed to the gate.
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We’re twelve hours from the launch of DC COMICS: THE NEW 52. Here’s the very latest on today’s coverage:
As I type this blog post, the halls of 1700 Broadway are mostly quiet. Quiet, that is, save for the sounds of Jim Lee and Geoff Johns doing another round of morning radio interviews.
With less than 24 hours to go before tonight's midnight launch of DC Comics-The New 52, the press coverage continues to roll in. Among the late night/early morning highlights?
* THE ADVOCATE has an exclusive preview of BATWOMAN # 1.
This Wednesday, 8/31, DC Comics-The New 52 will officially kick off with the midnight release of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #1. Over the past few days, the excitement and chatter leading up to the just-around-the-corner launch of DC Comics-The New 52 has been amplified. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
So I’m sitting here in my office when in strolls David Hyde, our V.P. of Publicity.
“Hey JC, I really need your New 52 blog post.”
“Sure, David, no problem. When is it due?”
“I thought I had until Monday?”
“Um, John…it IS Monday…”
Which brings me to The First Point To Make About Comic Book Publishing As It Relates to The New 52:
1. Time Is Merely A Concept.
If you see Rob's buzz cut passing by your cubicle, duck and call Human Resources. (Robot Resources will only put you on hold and make you listen to Flying Lotus.) This droid's fiendish exploits are written and drawn by Corey Pandolph!
Hi there. Bob Wayne here, DC’s SVP – Sales. In the time I've worked at DC Comics, and in the time I’ve been reading comics before that, I've witnessed a number of industry defining moments.
You can count on these 52.
And I can count on the dozens of folks here at DC Entertainment. It is an honor to work on the Sales, Marketing & Business Development team, which also includes the areas of Franchise Management, Interactive, and Publicity. Across the DC Comics, Vertigo, and MAD brands.
Chronicle Books put together this mouthwatering unboxing video of The MAD Fold-In Collection: 1964-2010! Yep, this is what it will look like when you open up your very own copy. Wait...what? You didn't order one yet? Get yours from Chronicle here!