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Has DC Done Something Stupid Today?

Are you tired of having to comb through dozens of articles trying to figure out if DC Comics has done something cringeworthy today? Would you like to be the first person to know how long it's been since DC's alienated fans, minorities or people with discerning taste? Do you like regularly experiencing schadenfreude at the expense of a major corporate entity? Well, The Outhouse has the solution for you! Stay up to date at www.hasdcdonesomethingstupidtoday.com!

Note: Not every article here resulted in a counter update. Some are included because they are related to updates, to enhance the narrative.
REPORT: ComicVine Mistakenly Leaves Choices Out of Superman/Lois Lane Identity Poll

REPORT: ComicVine Mistakenly Leaves Choices Out of Superman/Lois Lane Identity Poll

Spoilers here for the latest issues of Superman, as if you ever planned on reading those.

Exxxclusive: Dan Didio Implements

Exxxclusive: Dan Didio Implements "Meat And Potatoes" Initiative For September Books Himself

Backed into a corner, Mr. Didio has a plan to get back the $2million loss in revenue by the next month.

Rumor: DC to Abandon DC You Principles, Go Back to Nu52 Basics

Rumor: DC to Abandon DC You Principles, Go Back to Nu52 Basics

A new report from Bleeding Cool says DC is instructing creators to "stop Batgirling" and "go back to meat and potatoes."



Did Lobo Just Get Raped in the Preview for Lobo #9?

Did Lobo Just Get Raped in the Preview for Lobo #9?

That's certainly what it looks like in these preview images (trigger warning if true?).

STUFF LIKE THAT EP #47: SAGA VOLUME 5 AND STUFF

STUFF LIKE THAT EP #47: SAGA VOLUME 5 AND STUFF

We discuss issues 25-30 of SAGA, the SUICIDE SQUAD trailer (again), GI Joe news and wish EYES WIDE SHUT a happy sweet 16!

Flash Variant Has Unlikely Visitors

Flash Variant Has Unlikely Visitors

Now how did that get there?

DC Shocker: Greg Capullo Calls DC Half-Page Ads

DC Shocker: Greg Capullo Calls DC Half-Page Ads "Throat Cut" to Artists, Didio Responds With Blathering Nonsense

Didio entered full corporate doublespeak mode to rebut comments from the Batman creative team about those Twix ads.

Stupidity Shocker: Is Marvel Becoming the New DC?

Stupidity Shocker: Is Marvel Becoming the New DC?

The evidence is piling up, and it's looking like Marvel is emulating DC's 2013 behavior.

DC Promotes Its

DC Promotes Its "DC You" Campaign with Flippant Remarks on Twitter About Diversity

DC hasn't still hasn't figured out how to social media yet.

DC Comics Split-Page Twix Ad Already Wildly Successful Thanks to Internet Outrage

DC Comics Split-Page Twix Ad Already Wildly Successful Thanks to Internet Outrage

The split-page ad may be the most lucrative revenue source for comics since the speculator boom of the 90s.

A Twix Too Far: DC Split Page Ads Confirmed - #0Days

A Twix Too Far: DC Split Page Ads Confirmed - #0Days

Chris Burnham has confirmed that all DC Comics post-Convergence #1 issues will have annoying split-page advertisements.

DC Comics Takes on Software Company's Usage of

DC Comics Takes on Software Company's Usage of "Gotham"

DC wants to take on everyone's trademarks!

Rich Johnston Says DC Will Run Half Page Ads on Same Page as Comics

Rich Johnston Says DC Will Run Half Page Ads on Same Page as Comics

It's a good thing he's focusing on the important stories.

EXXXCLUSIVE: Here's the Legal Docs from DC Comics' Challenge to Rihanna's

EXXXCLUSIVE: Here's the Legal Docs from DC Comics' Challenge to Rihanna's "Robyn" Trademark

Why is DC challenging Rihanna over a trademark? We've got the full story!

REPORT: DC Battling Rihanna Over Trademark of Her Name

REPORT: DC Battling Rihanna Over Trademark of Her Name

Her real first name, that is: Robyn.

Gerry Conway Issues Public Apology to DC Executives

Gerry Conway Issues Public Apology to DC Executives

Conway still disagrees with DC's equity policy, but apologizes for ascribing nefarious motives to its architects.

More on Gerry Conway and DC Royalty Shenanigans

More on Gerry Conway and DC Royalty Shenanigans

Some followup on last week's counter reset.

Controversy: DC's Free Comic Book Day Book

Controversy: DC's Free Comic Book Day Book "Divergence" Will Be Available on Amazon

Amazon is apparently now an independent specialty shop.

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