Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way
Apr10

Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

By Brigid Alver­son | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly The super­hero comics of DC and Mar­vel dom­i­nate the direct mar­ket retail chan­nel and these days the box office as well. In a mar­ket­place crowd­ed with works by The Big Two, is there room for anoth­er super­hero uni­verse, let alone anoth­er super­hero pub­lish­er? Dark Horse pub­lish­er Mike Richard­son thinks so. Dark Horse, a major inde­pen­dent comics pub­lish­er with a wide...

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DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans
Mar29

DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans

Pub­lish­ers Week­ly DC Enter­tain­ment has announced plans for a year-long cel­e­bra­tion of the 75th anniver­sary of Bat­man, the icon­ic Gold­en Age com­ic book char­ac­ter that debuted in 1939 and helped to launch the super­hero genre. In addi­tion to hon­or­ing comics artist and writer Bob Kane, for many years cred­it­ed sole­ly with cre­at­ing Bat­man, it appears DC will begin to rec­og­nize comics writer Bill Fin­ger,...

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