'AQUAMAN' RUNS AGROUND:
SERIES TO END WITH ISSUE #75
Over the years, DC Comics' Aquaman has suffered the fate of many of comics' second-tier characters, with an on-again, off-again solo series. This fall, it's off-again for the king of DC's seas.
A DC Comics spokesperson confirmed on Friday afternoon that "Aquaman" will be coming to an end with issue #75 this November.
The end wasn't a big surprise to the creative team.
"When DC asked me to take the title on, starting with issue 63, the sales were already under water, pun intended!" writer Dan Jurgens told the Comic Wire on Sunday ...
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McCLOUD REINVENTS COMICS THIS JUNE
PREVIEW: 'REINVENTING COMICS'
Scott McCloud, who helped comic readers understand comics in the 1990s is about to unveil his follow-up to the landmark book "Understanding Comics" this June, when DC/Paradox releases "Reinventing Comics."
The new book focuses on 12 revolutions in comics - including comics as art and literature, creators' rights, the fight for diversity, et cetera - with the first nine filling the first half of the book. But expect the last three to generate the most buzz. That's where avowed Internet fan McCloud talks about the digital present and future of the medium.
"A lot of the stuff I'm proposing in my book isn't really possible yet, which is sort of irritating," McCloud told the Comic Wire last week. "But that lets you decide what you want to do and figure out how to do it ..."
JUST IMAGINE … STAN 'THE LUNCH DATE' LEE
Stan Lee: the man behind Marvel Comics.
Stan Lee: one of those responsible for the modern comic book.
Stan Lee: a $2,000 lunch date?
Last week, true believers trolling eBay could find themselves bidding on lunch with Lee ...
PREVIEW: 'INCREDIBLE HULK' #16
Fans of Marvel Comics' Hulk who were disappointed when his series was restarted starring the Jade Jaws of the "Hulk SMASH" era take note: The erudite, Bruce-Banner-in-the-Hulk's-body is back ...
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