The Outhouse: The Greatest Comic Book Website - For All Your Comics and Entertainment News, Reviews, and Other Insanity

Aquaman to Get Second Ongoing Series, Industry Collapse Imminent

Aquaman to Get Second Ongoing Series, Industry Collapse Imminent

The industry is poised to finally end after DC announced a second ongoing series featuring the man who talks to fish.



Source: CBR

Multiple analysts believe the comic book industry is on the brink of collapse after DC announced Aquaman and the Others, a second ongoing series featuring Aquaman.  Written by Dan Jurgens, the series will focus on Aquaman and his relationship with the Others, a group of island castaways with mysterious plans, extremely convincing fake beards and the partial control of a smoke monster a group of superheroes with Atlantean artifacts introduced in Geoff Johns' Aquaman series.  

Upon hearing the news that there would now be two Aquaman ongoing series, many feared the worst.  "The comic industry is obviously entering its final days," said Thaddeus T. Puffinbottoms, a professor of spontaneous industry collapse at DeVry University.  "It was never meant to sustain two Aquaman books.  It's like pouring sugar and water into a gas tank.  The car might be able to survive one, but not both."

Fans largely agreed with Puffinbottom's assessment and took to the streets to protest.  "This is wrong!" shouted Joshua Borgosian, a 41 year old comic book fan, as he lit a Molotov cocktail and threw it at a police station.   "Does DC care nothing about their fans?"

"I don't think I can survive a world with two Aquaman books," agreed Mary Nash, a 61 year librarian, as she and three other protestors pulled down a police officer off a horse and beat him.  "It just feels so wrong."  Many other comic book fans professed similar sentiments, usually while engaging in random acts 

When asked about the new series' effect on the industry, DC head honcho Dan Didio pulled out a fiddle.  "Let the world burn," he said, as he began to play the instrument. 

Aquaman and the Others #1 will be released in April 2014.  Jurgens will write the issue and Lan Medina and Ed Tadeo will provide artwork. 





Enjoy this article? Consider supporting The Outhouse, a fan-run site, on Patreon. Click here for more info.

You Might Also Like:



Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:



Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

About the Author - ThanosCopter


ThanosCopter is a specially designed helicopter built to transport Thanos the Mad Titan. Built by Sterling Custom Helicopters, ThanosCopter appeared in several Marvel comics, before being abandoned by its owner during the character's ascension into major villainy. ThanosCopter was discovered by the Outhouse and given a second chance at life. He now buzzes merrily around the comic book industry, spreading snark, satire and humor like candy to small children.
 

 


More articles from ThanosCopter