"CK, you have breath life and fire into inchoate thoughts I've had on the Sand Superman since I first read those stories.
And yes, I did read them on the stands. As I've said elsewhere, I was a Marvel reader from the outset, but I…"
"Namor has been a bad guy since Illuminati, essentially. I hadn't thought about it, but you're right: That's long enough that a lot of writers and/or readers might not know him as anything else now. I keep thinking of it as an…"
"Every time I hear something about IDW it’s bad news. At least they promise “a return to profitability in 2021.”
“…but they would say that regardless of the truth, to hold on to investors. “
Oh, sure… go…"
According to various news reports, IDW lost $800,000 in Q4, and $5.2M for 2019. Worse, they're not expecting to be profitable for 2020, either. They promise a return to profitability in 2021.Here's the story from ICv2.From the story above it appears that IDW operates in the $20M range, so $5M probably hurts! (For Disney, it would be pocket change.) I'm no…See More
"Finally finished PS Artbooks' Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. It got better, but not a lot better, from when I first broached the subject. Some observations:
The strip began in Dell's Four Color for three issues, before graduating to it…"
"Good news! While they didn't appear in DC's solicitations, April's Giants have shown up on the Previews website. So the upcoming schedule can be extended:
Feb 5: Batman 3Feb 12: Flash 3Feb 19: Wonder Woman 3Feb 26: Swamp Thing…"
"There hasn't been anything definite said. Didio just mentioned "exploring going deeper into the catalog" in the Giants in a new year's message to retailers earlier this month.And yeah, as for money, it's a lot of dough.…"
"“Aftershock,” from Crisis on Infinite Earths #11 (1986)“Aftermath,” from DC Universe: Legacies #6 (2010)
That's an interesting pairing. I recent;ly re-read Legacies #5-6, but it will be interesting to see how "part…"
"Never read or even knew about Crisis themed DC Legends issue, for the LCS I frequented back then wasn't one of the better ones in the world.
Wonder Woman and Flash are the only giants I'm getting since the relaunch, but I have picked…"
"And for Crisis Giant 2, I've just read that the reprinted stories are:“A Flash of the Lightning,” from Crisis on Infinite Earths #8 (1985)“Aftershock,” from Crisis on Infinite Earths #11 (1986)“Aftermath,”…"
"DC Giants Reprint Clock: Here’s where the current reprint storylines end, and a new feature (or new story) may take over. Superman Giant: Superman (Rebirth): 1 more issue of the Escape from Dinosaur Island story. Then will we get more…"
"Oh, okay. That one kind of confused me as it didn't exactly fit TV continuity. I thought maybe there was another TV tie-in comic it was more closely tied to that I had missed. Nothing to see here...move along..."
Cap, a slight correction to your "Reprint Wishes" in CBG #1680. It was the Armorines that wore "Iron Man-type armor." The bodies of the H.A.R.D. Corps members were implanted with technology that would allow them to utilize one Harbinger power (such as strength or invulnerability) at a time. H.A.R.D. Corps #4 was my first Valiant book.