PRESS RELEASE: Fresh off the heels of the DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH event held at WonderCon in Los Angeles in March, DC Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement with Joshua Williamson to create comic book content solely for the company’s DC Comics and Vertigo imprints. In addition to launching THE FLASH in June, Williamson will also make his Vertigo debut in September with FROSTBITE, a new six-issue miniseries joining the title lineup. Jason Shawn Alexander (Batman: Arkham City, The Empty Zone) will accompany Williamson on the book, handling art duties.
Last weekend was a BIG one for DC Comics and Warner Bros. Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice did well at the box office, setting records all over the place. I know a lot of people who went to the first Avengers film just to see the characters in live action together for the first time, and that may have helped BvS as well. I saw the movie as well, and while it had its problems, I loved it overall! But for comics fans, the biggest news came out of WonderCon in California as DC released its slate of creative
I’m very interested in what Marvel is doing with the Disney theme park inspired books. Figment has been doing well, and Big Thunder Mountain was a fun ride, so I have high hopes for Haunted Mansion #1.
We’ve seen Marvel’s Big Thunder Mountain, Seekers of the Weird, and Figment, and now Marvel and Disney are releasing The Haunted Mansion on comic book and Disney theme park fans.
Writer Joshua Williamson (GHOSTED, NAILBITER) and artist Andrei Bressan will launch a new story arc in their ongoing Skybound fantasy series BIRTHRIGHT this November.
Scott Lang is the second Ant-Man, but do you know the true reason he stoel the Ant-Man suit? Learn all the secrets of Scott Lang, star of the new Ant-Man movie, as we dive into the Microverse! Plus Marvel Comics writer Joshua Williamson helps us settle the debate of who is the better Antman: Hank Pym or Scott Lang?