Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest collectibles around. This week: Star Wars! Sure we just got a whole bunch of them last Friday, but somehow the world managed to make space for even more Star Wars toys. Can you believe it? But there’s more than the galaxy far, far away to tempt your wallet…
Gerry Conway, writer of tons of comic books and co-creator of tons of comic book characters (including Firestorm), wrote a great post on his Tumblr about DC Entertainment’s “creator equity participation,” which paid the creators of characters whenever their characters were used on other media.
DC Comics is leaving the home it's known for almost 80 years. DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson announced DC Comics would be moving from New York City to join its digital and administrative office in Burbank, California, in a letter sent to her employees yesterday.
How to replace a multi-million dollar movie franchise with Harry Potter? Well, if you're Warner Bros., the answer seems to be "Suddenly realize you own a company that's specialized in creating movie franchise IP for years." Enter the DC years...
2010 sees the 75th anniversary of DC Comics, which launched in February 1935 with the first issue of New Fun. Since then, it's gone on to publish some of the greatest comics ever. Here're seventy-five you really should've read already.
If rumors are to be believed, Superman isn't the only DC superhero whose movie plans are on the fast track: The Flash movie may have found its director, and it's a name that may sound familiar to Green Lantern fans.
Yesterday DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson answered the question on many people's minds: Is the company really working on a follow-up to Watchmen?
Can DC Comics be #1 in the market again? Is Blackest Night key to the publisher's future? We asked new DC co-publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee, as well as new DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns.
Ending months of speculation, DC Entertainment has named the new publishers (yes, plural) of DC Comics, and comic fans will find their identities very familiar. Also, someone else you may know has gotten a big promotion.
Is Warner Bros' new plan for DC Comics movies to try and copy the successful formula of Marvel's movies? If one producer is to be believed, perhaps - and it might mean that the Justice League movie is back on.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, fresh from starring in Watchmen and currently shooting the movie version of The Losers, wants to stay with comic books for his next project. He's hoping to play DC's intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo in Guy Ritchie's adaptation.
So Warners have restructured DC Comics into DC Entertainment, bringing more mainstream attention to the second-biggest comic book publisher in the industry. Is this a good thing? A bad thing? Something we should even care about at all?