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Is Dark Horse tightening its belt?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics on Thursday. 11 Replies

Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man 23 hours ago. 79 Replies

Rob Reads The Warlord

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Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Ehh, I don't care about matching. Hardcovers and TPBs coexist on my shelf!"
23 hours ago
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"I'm one issue away from getting that complete Phantom Zone mini -- hopefully I'll be able to track it down at this weekend's East Coast Comicon. Pretty sure I have that DCCP issue already.By the way, in the vein of the books…"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to The Baron's discussion Today's Purchases
"Otherwise we're going to assume it's because you had the same outfit as Li'l Brucie on the cover..."
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to The Baron's discussion Today's Purchases
"Oh, no! I missed Kamandi Challenge this week!"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Richard Willis's discussion THE BUTTON - BATMAN/FLASH CROSSOVER - - SPOILERS
"Thanks, Tec!"
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Luke Blanchard replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Trends in DC's Digital Reprints on Comixology
"Rob Staeger said: The final issue was by Steve Gerber and Rich Veitch, and a sequel to the Gerber/Gene Colan The Phantom Zone mini from 1981/82. I've not read that one."
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Richard Willis's discussion THE BUTTON - BATMAN/FLASH CROSSOVER - - SPOILERS
"One thing I noticed in this issue: Barry says his mother's murder was the first crime scene he ever saw, and "because of a lack of evidence, it was listed as a cold case." a) That's not how cold cases work. Cold cases are older…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Richard Willis's discussion THE BUTTON - BATMAN/FLASH CROSSOVER - - SPOILERS
"Johnny Thunder was last seen (in pretty much the same situation) in DC Rebirth Special, a/k/a "The night Wally returned." Pretty sure there's never been a mention of the JSA in Rebirth. I get the feeling that the Zatanna scene was…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Comic book sales trends in 2016
"I could certainly see the comics retailer trade group doing some market research on comics in general, rather than the output of one specific publisher. "
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Flash Season 3 -- SPOILERS
"I don't think it has been addressed, either. I was talking with a friend of mine, and he doesn't mind the development, saying "It's probably ice crystals pressing on parts of her brain." And even an explanation as silly as…"
Thursday
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Is Dark Horse tightening its belt?
"How did I miss that?!? Thanks!"
Thursday
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Flash Season 3 -- SPOILERS
"I don't remember it being addressed either, Richard. I suppose me must just assume it's an aspect of her powers that is unique."
Thursday
Richard Willis replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Flash Season 3 -- SPOILERS
"Earlier I posed a question which I don't think has been addressed. When she "turns into Killer Frost" why isn't she just Caitlin with superpowers? Why is she forced to be evil? If the show addressed this at some point I…"
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Is Dark Horse tightening its belt?
"Oh yeah -- we've been discussing that one over on this thread."
Thursday
Captain Comics replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Is Dark Horse tightening its belt?
"Here's the Brian Hibbs article. He's a cranky cuss who likes riding his hobby horses, but he's occasionally right. I don't know if he is here or not, but it's interesting reading."
Thursday
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion Is Dark Horse tightening its belt?
"Thanks a lot, Cap!"
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Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s News Posts

DC Digital: Releases for Dec. 8

Posted on December 12, 2010 at 10:08pm 1 Comment

Stop the presses! DC’s precious resources are being depleted!

Well, maybe that’s a trifle alarmist, but that’s what occurred to me when I realized what a large portion of DC’s digital release program is devoted to Green Lantern… and how precious little of the current run is…

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DC Digital: Releases for Nov. 30

Posted on December 1, 2010 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

Time flies when you’re in a turkey coma. I’d taken my last look at DC’s digital releases so late that by the time I got home from Thanksgiving, I misremembered that I’d already finished last week’s column. So, skip… Continue

DC Digital: Releases for Nov. 17

Posted on November 22, 2010 at 1:30am 11 Comments

Sorry for the late column, folks. Been a busy week at chez Staeger. But time marches on, and DC marched through this Wednesday with another sizable week of digital releases. There are 55 new releases in all; it seems like 58, but issues 1 to 3 of Identity…
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DC Digital: Releases for November 10

Posted on November 11, 2010 at 2:56pm 3 Comments

Wow.



After a couple of weeks of relative dormancy, this is the week where DC started to get its act together. There were planty of new debuts (and almost-debuts) this week: Four from the DCU, three from Vertigo, and one from Wildstorm. (Zuda remains MIA.)



Also new is that DC has… Continue

DC Digital: Releases for November 3

Posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:10am 0 Comments

Before we get to this week’s offerings, I should mention that DC provided readers with a few Halloween treats on October 31. There was issue 2 of The Long Halloween, issue 8 of Starman… and two more issues of Batman, issues 645 and 646. This run continues Judd Winick’s Batman… Continue

Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 6:55am on May 26, 2009, Rich Lane said…
Yep, we've thought it through. No blog posts get up without mod approval. :)
At 11:30pm on June 8, 2010, Figserello said…
Matter Eater Lad.

We shall not see his like again...
At 4:17pm on October 8, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Rob.
At 5:57am on May 24, 2013, Commander Benson said…

Rest easy, friend . . . you didn't screw anything up.  The culprit is a peculiarity in the function of the system.  Saving an article as a draft---which should send it to my blog list only---will also send it to a mod for approval.  I imagine some reason was imagined for requiring drafts to be approved by mods, but it's inconvenient because, once a mod approves the draft, it appears in the "Latest Activity" column on the home page.

 

That means folks can access it before I'm ready to publish it.

 

The reason it became more of a problem this time is because I had to deviate from my normal routine.  Typically, once I've written and proofed my article on Word and collected all the art I'm going to use into a file, then I go the the blog page, cut-and-paste the article, add the art, give it one last proofing (not that that ever gets all the bugs out), and then send it over to a mod for publishing.

 

During that evolution, I usually save it as a draft twice---once to make sure I have it, in case of a power failure or something, and nearly every time I add the art, a glitch in the hyperlink system forces me to save it a second time.

 

Because I usually do it all---save the draft and proof it and publish it---in one session, the mod approval of the draft usually isn't a problem.

 

But "Mars or Bust" I had to do differently.  I had to edit some of the art two or three times, and I saved it as a draft each time.  (I found one piece of art I had to edit, then saved the draft, then found something else that needed fixing, and so forth.)  Even so, that wouldn't have been a problem---except that I ran out of available time to proof the article again.  So I had to keep it in draft status until I can get to it this morning.  (Actually, right after I finish this note to you.)

 

Apparently on the moderator's end, nothing indicates that it's a draft one is approving, vice an article ready for publication.  And because it was only drafts you approved this time (and no follow-on final article for publishing which usually happens), it didn't publish.

 

So you didn't goof up, Rob.  I just broke routine.

 

Best,

Commander B

At 5:34am on June 1, 2013, Commander Benson said…

Rob, now maybe, with your godlike powers of moderation, you can help me with something.

As I typically do, when I post one column for approval, I go back to the previous one, correct all the errors/typos which escaped all of my prior proofreading, and submit that previous one for (re)approval.

 

When I posted my current Deck Log Entry (the Legion Quiz), I also reposted the previous "Mars or Bust!" entry, after cleaning it up.  Usually the reposted column gets approved at the same time the new one is. 

 

But for some reason, the "Mars or Bust!" column is still waiting approval.  I don't know who the system decides what moderator gets what stuff to approve, but if you can give me an inkling on how to get "Mars or  Bust!" reapproved, I'd appreciate it.

 

Thanks,

Commander B

At 11:13am on June 1, 2013, PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod said…

How's that?

At 3:29pm on June 22, 2013, Richard Mantle said…

Thanks for the welcome! I've been 'lurking' and reading many a thread for quite a while!

 

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