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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.
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.

DC Allegedly Using Spurious Logic to Screw Creators Out of Royalties and Credit

DC Allegedly Using Spurious Logic to Screw Creators Out of Royalties and Credit

Gerry Conway spills the beans in a blog post, and we reset the Has DC Done Something Stupid Today counter.

Top 13 Reasons to Reset the

Top 13 Reasons to Reset the "Has DC Done Something Stupid?" Counter

DC had opportunity after opportunity to get good press this week, and they managed to screw it up over and over again.

Jesus Christ Almighty Look at Jared Leto's Joker

Jesus Christ Almighty Look at Jared Leto's Joker

The beautiful people! The beautiful people!

Due to Editorial Interference, DC Editor in Chief Ends Up in Burma, Not Burbank

Due to Editorial Interference, DC Editor in Chief Ends Up in Burma, Not Burbank

Bob Harras made some last minute changes to his itinerary after leaving DC's offices on Friday.


Rumor: Original Batgirl Variant Not as Disturbing, DC Asked Artist to Make it Worse

Rumor: Original Batgirl Variant Not as Disturbing, DC Asked Artist to Make it Worse

The tears, the gun pointed at the crotch, the lipstick smear, and the finger in the face were all added at the request of management.

DC Cancels Controversial Batgirl Variant, Cites Threats of Violence (And Forgets to Say They Were at People Who Criticized Cover)

DC Cancels Controversial Batgirl Variant, Cites Threats of Violence (And Forgets to Say They Were at People Who Criticized Cover)

If you thought this situation couldn't get any more clusterfuckier, you were clusterfucking wrong.

EXXXCLUSIVE: DC Announces

EXXXCLUSIVE: DC Announces "Tone Deaf Variants Month" for July

The company will embrace the concept of producing variant covers that offend the target audience of its comics.


The People's Reset: DC's Very Stupid Day

The People's Reset: DC's Very Stupid Day

It has been 0 days since DC Comics did something stupid.

DC Says YES to Five Dollar Comics on News Stand

DC Says YES to Five Dollar Comics on News Stand

And soon, you won't have any choice in the matter.

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