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Outhouse News Roundup 10/14

Written by xaraan on Friday, October 14 2011 and posted in Blog

Biggest news stories and article from the week:

With New York Comic Con starting up this week the world of comicbook news will be on hyperdrive.  Keep up with the latest Comic Con news here.

And check out our Day 1 article on NYCC as the festivities get started.

The Avengers garnered a ton of geek attention this week as the first official trailer debuted.  If you haven’t seen… what are you waiting for?  Watch it.

Now that DC’s 52 relaunch has wrapped up a few of our writers have gone to task one how the relaunch worked out for DC.

 • Idiot’s Guide Weekly asks Is the New 52 Doing It’s Job?

 • One new DC reader gives his view of the new DC relaunch.

 • And check out the Outhouse’s official 52apalooza review rankings to see how all the books ranked against each other with our reviewers.

 • DC put it’s own mark on the discussion with the news that they sold five million books in six weeks.

 • IGW also talks cross-promoting idie books during DC’s relaunch.

Fans seem happy about the news that Ann Nocenti is taking over writing chores on Green Arrow.

Though reactions vary on the news that Gail Simone is leaving Firestorm.

The pain of DC’s exclusive Graphic Novel deal with amazon continues as Books-A-Million follows Barnes & Nobles example and drops DC graphic novels from their stores.

Luther Strode continues to make waves as his books sell out and word of mouth builds on this amazing new series.

If you’re curious about what everyday comic fans have to say about the latest books-  Check out the most recent What Outhousers are saying about Comics for short and fun quotes from readers.

Don’t have time or desire to read every issue of a giant crossover?  Let Super-Reads do it for you as they cover the Fear Itself marvel event.

The Outhouse interview with Animated Batman Year-One star Ben McKenzie.

A few interesting discussions going on in the forums:

 • Nominations for Moment of the Week, Comic of the Week and Cover of the Week.

 • The horror unleashed by the news that Wonder Woman not born from magic clay, has a dad

• A couple of interesting Star Wars discussions have popped up: New series “Dawn of the Jedi” by Ostrander and Duursema and news about the The Return of Darth Maul

 • And a discussion has started up about an interesting interview with Robert Kirkman.

Don’t forget to check out and comment on the latest comics in our Newstand forum.  Don’t be shy!  We want to know what you think.

And as always, support our webcomic creators and check out their latest:

Our 31 Days of Halloween art feature with new art DAILY.

The latest in Tales of Mr. Rhee.

And every wednesday new updates from New Comic Day webcomic.

Authors: xaraan

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About the Author - Jeremy Shane

Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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