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Tuesday, November 1, 2005

DC COMICS ROUNDUP

Frank Miller, writer of All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, has again provided a variant cover, featuring Black Canary on #3.

The variant edition will be made available to retailers in a 1:10 ratio. The issue is due in stores on Nov. 30.

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In other DC news on Tuesday:

* Dan DiDio has been promoted to Senior Vice President -- Executive Editor, DC Universe, it was announced by Paul Levitz, DC Comics President & Publisher. DiDio will continue to report directly to Levitz.

"Dan has done an impressive job of bringing his personal energy and enthusiasm to the DC Universe, which has never been a more exciting destination for our readers," Levitz said. "Dan is leading a stellar line-up of creative talent in guiding the greatest collection of characters in popular culture, and I can't wait to see what they come up with next."

* Supergirl #2 has sold out.

"I can only tell you that if youve been enjoying the show, its about to get a lot wilder," writer Jeph Loeb said. "Issue #3 with spectacular covers by (Ian) Churchill and (Michael) Turner -- brings Supergirl up against someone we've been waiting for -- and his initials are L.L. And for those of you who've been following Infinite Crisis know -- yeah, I know it's only a few of you!) that it is not going to be pretty!"

* Patrick Caldon has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations of DC Comics and MAD Magazine.

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MARVEL COMICS FIRST LOOKS

For covers and four- to six-page previews of upcoming Marvel Comics titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Amazing Spider-Man #526, Captain Universe/Invisible Woman and Punisher vs. Bullseye #1.

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #525 SECOND PRINTING

Amazing Spider-Man #525, the third chapter of "The Other" storyline running through the Spider-titles, will follow the first two chapters with a second printing variant after selling out.

This printing features a "Ben Reilly" variant by Mike Wieringo, following the same illustration of the first two variants, from Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1 and Marvel Knights Spider-Man #19.

The second printing of Amazing Spider-Man #525 will reach stores on Nov. 30.

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ALIAS/BLUE WATER FIRST LOOKS

For covers and four- to five-page previews of upcoming Alias Comics titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include The 10th Muse #7 and Legend of Isis #7.

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SCOT EATON EXCLUSIVE TO MARVEL

Scot Eaton, artist on Spectacular Spider-Man and Fantastic Four: House of M, has signed an exclusive with Marvel Comics.

"Marvel has the biggest sandbox and all the best toys, I'm jacked to be playing with them for the foreseeable future," Eaton said. "And as a freelancer who's worked in almost every system the industry offers, it's tough to explain how excited I am with what they've set up for me over the next year."

Eaton will be drawing Black Panther for editor Axel Alonso.

"We're thrilled to have Scot," Alonso said. "He is a gifted draftsman and an amazingly versatile storyteller. Scot's action scenes are phenomenal -- and he's going to get quite a workout on his first arc of Black Panther."

Eaton starts with Black Panther #10 in November. Click on the thumbnails above for art from Black Panther #10 and #11.



BRIEFLY

* Fox has released a promotional image for the Sunday, Nov. 13 episode of The Simpsons, which features Marge and Bart.

Click on the thumbnail for a larger image and for a complete rundown of The Simpsons episodes for November sweeps, CLICK HERE.

* To the left is a first look at the package back art for Lois & Clark: The Complete Second Season, which arrives in stores on Jan. 16. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.

* Coming Wednesday: Marvel news -- and much more!!!

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COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES

In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Wednesday, Oct. 26: Marvel First Looks, Smallville and more.

* Tuesday, Oct. 25: Smallville trading cards, DC First Looks, Magdalena movie, Justice League Unlimited, The Batman, Blue Water's upcoming projects, Dreamwave's editorial team, Peter David on Fallen Angel and Archie Comics for January.

* Monday, Oct. 24: Smallville, Teen Titans, Top Cow's V.I.C.E., Image First Looks and Alias Comics for January.

* Saturday, Oct. 22: Smallville ratings and First Looks.

* Friday, Oct. 21: Painkiller Jane, Smallville, Oni Press for January, Devil's Due First Looks and Marvel in the Middle East. Star Wars Helmet Collection

* Thursday, Oct. 20: Devil's Due for February, Marvel's New Mangaverse, Supergirl #4 variant, Marvel First Looks and Justice League Unlimited.

* Wednesday, Oct. 19: Savage Dragon and Marvel and Image First Looks.

* Tuesday, Oct. 18: Marvel and Image Comics for January, DC First Looks and DC exclusives Don Kramer and Dale Eaglesham.

* Monday, Oct. 17: DC Comics for January, New Excalibur and Brian Pulido.

* Sunday, Oct. 16: Motor City Comic Con panels featuring Grey DeLisle (voice of Wasp from Ultimate Avengers) and Ron Garney.

* Saturday, Oct. 15: Smallville and First Looks.

* Friday, Oct. 14: Sin City DVD, September sales, Maximum Fantastic Four, The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror," The Batman, Scott Allie talks The Fog and First Looks.

* Thursday, Oct. 13: IDW Publishing for February, Marvel and Image First Looks and Superman DVDs.

* Wednesday, Oct. 12: Kirsten Dunst on Spider-Man future, Smallville, City of Villains, Marvel and DC First Looks and Moonstone Books' February soliciations.

* Tuesday, Oct. 11: Teen Titans' Kid Flash, Geoff Johns exclusive to DC and First Looks.

* Monday, Oct. 10: Dark Horse solicitations for November, Marvel movies, Alan Moore's DCU collection, DC trade paperbacks, Dwayne McDuffie on Fantastic Four and Tom Welling in The Fog.

* Saturday, Oct. 8: Elektra and Spider-Man 2 on Cinemax, more Franklin Richards, House of M trade paperbacks, The Batman and Smallville.

* Friday, Oct. 7: Teen Titans, Smallville, Star Wars: Purge and First Looks.

* Thursday, Oct. 6: IDW Publishing's soliciations for January and Smallville.




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