So, Catwoman has been caught by the Secret Society, robotic versions of the Justice League have run rampant, and it’s a good bet that Dr. Ivo is behind it all. What does the JLA do? Fly around in the invisible jet of course! Also, a surprise death! More after the jump!
C2E2 is finally over, and Jimmy files this report on the events that took place on Sunday.
The Glyph Comics Awards has announced the nominees for the 2009 awards.Â This is the fourth year for the competition and there are many new names on the list.Â Judging this year’s entries are: Valerie Dâ€™Orazio, president, Friends of Lulu; Mathan Erhardt, writer, Comics Nexus; Ed Mathews, columnist, Pop Image; Tim Oâ€™Shea, writer/interviewer, TalkingWithTim.com; and Elayne Riggs, comics reviewer and commentator. You can also vote for the Fan Award for Best Comic between now and March 31, 2009, at East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC), www.ecbacc.com/wordpress.Â The full nominee list after the jump.
DC Comics has announced the creative teams for the Origins and Omens backup stories scattered throughout DC titles in February. These â€œOrigins and Omensâ€ titles are scheduled to arrive in stores on February 4: ADVENTURE COMICS #0 (DEC080117) features a story written by Geoff Johns with art by Francis Manapul NIGHTWING #153 (DEC080113) features a story written by Peter Tomasi with art by Joe Bennett SECRET SIX #6 (DEC080139) features a story written by Gail Simone with art by Pete Woods
Whether you’re standing in long lines at a comic convention, driving across country on one of those wonderful family vacations, or jetting around the world closing multi-million dollar deals, you’re probably going to be bored enough to want to read something.Â DC has stepped up to the plate by releasing its list of trade paperbacks scheduled for release in May and June of 2009. This list isn’t final, and is subject to change, but what is being offered, looks pretty good to me.Â For sure on my list will the the third Starman Omnibus.
Following after last monthâ€™s Booster Gold 00 issue, which was the last tie in to DCâ€™s Zero Hour storyline of 1994, Booster Gold 07 picks up where it left off. Booster and his best friend, now returned from the dead, Blue Beetle, are being attacked by Max Lord’s OMACs. However immediately you begin to get the sense that weâ€™ve entered another of the 52 universes. Things are just not right, and we see more of this as the book continues.