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Monday, 13 June 2011


Swamp Thing relaunch issue one
This September DC Comics promise what must be the biggest shake up in comic book history, when their entire range of titles will be rebooted at issue 1 - DC are calling it a relaunch which will see all their titles simultaneous released in both print and digital formats.

DC have made statements regarding all of their reboot titles and here is what they had to say about All Star Western - Even when Gotham City was just a one-horse town, crime was rampant – and things only get worse when bounty hunter Jonah Hex comes to town. Can Amadeus Arkham, a pioneer in criminal psychology, enlist Hex’s special brand of justice to help the Gotham Police Department track down a vicious serial killer? Featuring back-up stories starring DC’s other western heroes, ALL-STAR WESTERN #1 will be written by the fan-favorite Jonah Hex team of Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Moritat.

 Comic Book Resources today carried the following report - 
 At the LA Times Hero Complex Film Festival, held at the Chinese Six Theatre in Hollywood, CA, DC Comics Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns and Co-Publisher Jim Lee sat down in front of a live audience to talk about the DC Comics company-wide September relaunch, which sees the renumbering of ongoing comics and the introduction of brand new titles to DC’s line.

“Its not just renumbering all these books, its about going systematically through the DC universe and re-energizing and re-imagining a lot of stuff that formed these characters and their back stories,” Lee told the packed audience.
Directly following the Festival’s screening of Richard Donner’s “Superman,” Johns and Lee began by touching on the importance of that movie to them as both comic book creators and as kids. FULL ARTICLE

1 comment:

Nick McNerderson said...

I am looking forward to this book. I have never been a Hex fan, but being able to pick up at day one sounds interesting...and now that I know there will be other stories I am even more excited.

You sold me, I am getting that book.