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Pining and Swooning Rich Johnston Sends Valentine to Alex Segura

Written by Jude Terror on Friday, February 14 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

Pining and Swooning Rich Johnston Sends Valentine to Alex Segura

The Bleeding Cool rumormonger has a special message for the DC Comics publicist.

Source: Bleeding Cool

Bleeding Cool is reporting that Alex Segura is leaving DC to work for Archie Comics, choosing to stay in New York City instead of moving to Burbank. This marks the second time Segura has left DC to go to Archie in the past few years.

Bleeding Cool's chief rumormonger and lovable Dickensian orphan Rich Johnston noted in his article that Segura will finally be allowed to talk to Johnston once he leaves DC, noting that he longs to "hear the sound of his voice again." It's a sweet sentiment for Valentines Day, and we hope these two kids can get back together again. We'll also note that Johnston specifically mentions "hearing" Segura's voice, which does not exclude text-based conversations, which, along with Johnston's allusions to a romantic relationship with Segura, conclusively proves that Segura is Johnston's DC source who leaked the news of the Burbank move and other big DC stories to Bleeding Cool.

Segura wrote for Newsarama before getting a job at DC, where he famously blacklisted The Outhouse by inviting intrepid Outhouse reporter Zechs to a secret backroom meeting where he informed Zechs that he would not be allowed to interview any DC talent until The Outhouse stopped writing satirical articles that made fun of DC. While we certainly understood the sentiment, the wiser thing to do with a website whose sardonic criticism you don't appreciate would probably be to simply ignore them, like Marvel does to this day. The publicity from the blacklisting led to an unprecedented level of success for The Outhouse, especially after we began trolling DC even more with the Has DC Done Something Stupid Today? counter website.

The Outhouse wishes Alex Segura the best in his future endeavors, and we welcome Segura to get us blacklisted from Archie Comics so we can rise to new heights of popularity in the future.


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About the Author - Jude Terror

Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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