LIFE AFTER ELLIS:
JOHN CONSTANTINE GOES IN PRISON,
'AUTHORITY' TO CONTINUE

Although it may be tough to convince many of his fans of it, there is life after Warren Ellis.

At July's Wizard World comic convention in Chicago, and in the days immediately after, it was revealed that fan favorite Ellis would be leaving both DC/Vertigo's "Hellblazer" due to editorial differences and DC/Wildstorm's "The Authority" next year after telling what he described as stories he didn't want to try and out-do ...

BALENT LANDS ON FEET AFTER 'CATWOMAN'

DC Comics' plan for the year 2000 is to shake things up on their largest franchises, including the Superman and Batman family of books. That means long-term creators, especially artists, being asked to leave their assignments.

One such creator is "Catwoman" artist Jim Balent ...

ORDWAY 'DOMINATION FACTOR' PAGES ONLINE

As Marvel Comics' "Avengers Forever" limited series is proving, some fans just can't get enough of Earth's Mightiest Heroes traveling through time. More time travel - this time with the Fantastic Four along for the ride - is on the way in September, courtesy of the two interlocking "Domination Factor" miniseries ...

MAGGIN WRITES STORY OF LAST DOG OF KRYPTON

Once upon a time, about 20 years ago, Elliot S! Maggin wrote a novel that wasn't quite an adaptation of the first Superman movie, called "Superman: Last Son of Krypton." And as every fan of the Silver Age Superman knows, a Man of Steel's best friend is his dog ...

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