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Max Landis Somehow Back On DC Universe Holiday Special

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, January 03 2018 and posted in News with Benefits
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Max Landis Somehow Back On DC Universe Holiday Special

An update restored the original digital comic.


Source: Bleeding Cool

A week after DC's website removed the names of Max Landis and Francis Manapul's from its DC Universe Holiday Special 2017 #1 listing, the duo's Superman story was reinserted into the digital version on Comixology. No official reason for the original removal was given, although it did coincide with sexual harassment allegations against Landis.

In the print version of the comic, Landis and Manapul's Driver Seat story had a reprint of the 1969 story The Silent Night of The Batman by Mike Friedrich, Neal Adams, and Dick Giordano instead. The most interesting part of this all though is that when the story was removed from the digital version retroactively it also affected previously purchased copies.

The original solict info is below.

DC UNIVERSE HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2017 #1
Written by GREG RUCKA, TOM KING, DENNIS O'NEIL, JEFF LEMIRE, MAX LANDIS, CHRISTOPHER PRIEST, SHEA FONTANA, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and others!
Art by STEVE EPTING, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, BILQUIS EVELY, OTTO SCHMIDT, NEIL GOOGE, FRANCIS MANAPUL and others
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
DC Comics' finest talents have assembled to bring you a holiday special like you've never seen before! Join Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash as they deliver powerful messages of hope like only The Worlds Greatest Super-Heroes can! Plus: Sgt. Rock fights the Nazis on Hanukah, the Teen Titans take on the literal ghost of Christmas past, and Swamp Thing battles that creeping feeling of existential dread! And don't miss the legendary Denny O'Neil's return to comics with an all-new Batman story!
ONE-SHOT • On sale DECEMBER 6 • 96 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T





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