NEXT WRITER TO WEAR 'GREEN LANTERN' RING?
JAY FAERBER, BRIEFLY

Ron Marz has officially stepped down as the writer of DC Comics' "Green Lantern" with issue 125. And while the next full-time writer on the series has yet to be announced, another writer who knows his youthful heroes will be pinch-hitting for one issue ...

TRUMAN UNLEASHES 'CREATURES,' CONSORTS WITH THE DEAD

At long last, Tim Truman's "Creature Commandoes" series is being solicited in this month's Previews catalog. But they didn't come alone ...

BRERETON: 'NOCTURNALS' QUIET IN 2000, OPENS '7 CASKETS'

Sure, "Giantkiller" from DC Comics was a nice mainstream splash in the same vein as the "Thrillkiller" Batman Elseworlds books, but Dan Brereton fans are asking when they can expect his signature characters, the Nocturnals, in 2000.

They shouldn't be hoping for too much in 2000 ...

FIFTY PERCENT MORE 'ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE' IN JANUARY

The odds that you'll find "Astronauts in Trouble: Space 1959" on the shelves of your local comic book shop in January just increased ...

AND FINALLY

Kurt Busiek wrote the Comic Wire Wednesday to clear up some ambiguities and out right errors in Tuesday's Comic Wire Extra about Gorilla Comics' first official book, "Shockrockets" ...

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Beau Yarbrough,
Editor of the COMIC WIRE
http://www.ComicBookResources.com/