Yesterday, internet comic book rumor king, Rich Jonston, reported that there is a rumor that DC, a capitalistic comic book producer, might possibly be thinking about canceling up to 16 “low selling books.” Not only would DC stop producing books that they make little to no money on, but there is also a chance that this will lead to DC returning to….
That’s right, if DC cancels 16 comics, those book might be replaced by four weekly anthologies one for each of the comic book universe’s ‘families’ of books: Superman, Batman, Justice League, and Green Lantern. DC has had very good success with weekly books including 52 and Wednesday Comics, both of which were good, and Countdown to Final Crisis, which was a big pile of crap that made this writer physically angry at DC for creating such a waste of time and talent.
EDIT - Forum poster and all around good guy, chap22, reminded me that there was another weekly comic:
DC also published Busiek & Bagley's Trinity as a weekly, to mixed reception. personally, I liked it, but it wasn't anything special.
The mass cancellation and switch to weekly series is tentatively scheduled to take place after whatever DC’s next event is and might-should-happen in October, at least according to Rich’s sources AKA Rich dressed up as Darth Didio’s secretary his wife doesn’t approve of.
Or not, who really knows at this point? Instead, here's a video of my son responding correctly to "Nene nene nene nene." Enjoy:
but...but...how will they then publish the totally necessary and not-arbitrary-at-all absolutely required number of 52 books?
They're replacing 16 monthly books with 4 weekly books. Those books will come out 4 times in a month, 4 x 4 = 16, 52! 52! I imagine shit like that is scrawled all over the walls in Didio's office.
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It DC does pull a hairbrained stunt like this, it should make Superman and Batman weekly or bi-weekly, like Marvel did with ASM. Maybe the same for JL, but I'd wait on GL to see how bad sales go down once Johns leaves.
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