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Higgins Revives

Higgins Revives "Deathstroke"

Once again a lethal Terminator, the man known as Slade Wilson is upping his kill quotient in one of DC Comics New 52 series. Kyle Higgins explains the extreme action that drives the new "Deathstroke."

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #1

Greg McElhatton gives Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis' "Aquaman" #1 4 stars, calling the first issue from the "Blackest Night" creative team "A strong debut from all parties involved."

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

Blogger Brett White mulls over the announcement of the flamboyantly gay Bunker joining Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's "Teen Titans" while exploring the overall status of LGBTQ characters in comics.

DC Comics Responds to Starfire Complaints

DC Comics Responds to Starfire Complaints

DC Comics issued a statement in response to online complaints about the New 52 depiction of former Teen Titan Starfire, encouraging readers to "pay attention to the ratings" when gauging a title's age-appropriateness.

Nielsen Runs Survey for DC Comics New 52

Nielsen Runs Survey for DC Comics New 52

Looking beyond across-the-board sellouts and critical reaction in gauging response to the New 52, DC Comics has hired Nielsen National Research Group to survey readers and retailers about the line-wide relaunch.

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REVIEW: "The Flash" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "The Flash" #1 4 stars, saying Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato's story "gave me a Barry Allen that I could actually care about."

PRESS RELEASE: THE FLASH co-writer Brian Buccellato joins CBR/Golen Apple's DC New 52 Wrap Party this Friday

Pipeline - 9/27/2011

Pipeline - 9/27/2011

DC Comics has created the internet's new comic book water cooler. Augie explains what he means by that while looking at seven more of those first issues after a preview of next week's "Holy Terror" review..

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 3

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 3

In a week when DC declared sellouts and bloggers decried certain content, retailers continued to move New 52 launches like "Batman," noting the challenge of matching books to fans in the longterm was yet to come.

DC Announces Complete New 52 Sell Out, 52 Second Printings

DC Announces Complete New 52 Sell Out, 52 Second Printings

DC Comics has announced that its entire slate of New 52 titles is going back to press for second printings with "Aquaman" becoming the eleventh series to break 100K and "Batman" crossing the 200K threshold.

Johns Fights For The Underdog In

Johns Fights For The Underdog In "Aquaman"

DC Comics CCO and writer Geoff Johns spoke with CBR about his take on "Aquaman" and the mysteries of Atlantis, explaining exactly why people should care about the aquatic Golden Age character.

POLL: what was <em>Your</em> Favorite DC Comics New 52 Week 3 Title?

POLL: what was Your Favorite DC Comics New 52 Week 3 Title?

Were you all about the new "Batman" #1, or was "Wonder Woman" more your cup of tea? Let CBR know which of last week's New 52 titles ranks as your pick for the best new DC Comics release!

Manapul and Buccellato Race

Manapul and Buccellato Race "The Flash" into the New 52

Co-writers and artists Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato are the new "The Flash" creative team in DC Comics' New 52, and they told CBR News all about their plans for Barry Allen.

When Words Collide - 9/26/2011

When Words Collide - 9/26/2011

Tim explores entry-level comics for new readers, looks at some minicomics and webcomics and reflects on the first three weeks of the DC relaunch, all through an interview with his ten-year-old son.

PRESS RELEASE: Adam Glass joins CBR/Golen Apple's DC New 52 Wrap Party this Friday!

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: The New 52 Week 3

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: The New 52 Week 3

DC Comics claims its relaunched number one issues are new reader-friendly, so CBR News asked non-comic book readers to weigh in on this week's batch of New 52 comics, from "Batman" to "Catwoman" and more.

CBR Readers Rank

CBR Readers Rank "Batwoman" #1 Top Title of the New 52: Wave 2

CBR readers overwhelmingly chose "Batwoman" #1 as their favorite title form the second full week of DC Comics' New 52 releases, with "Demon Knights" coming in directly behind the second place "Green Lantern."

"This is a Catwoman for 2011"

Two DC Comics grabbed headlines this week for titillating scenes, and ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose rounds up reactions to the first issues of "Catwoman" and "Red Hood and the Outlaws."

New, Improved

New, Improved "Wonder Woman" Could've Been Newer, More Improved

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco looks at DC's relaunched Wonder Woman title, noting " I liked this issue, and will happily read the next, but that doesn’t mean I can’t wish for an even better one."

PRESS RELEASE: CBR & Golden Apple Comics Present the DC Comics New 52 Wrap Party in Los Angeles 9/30

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REVIEW: "Blue Beetle" #1

Doug Zawisza gives DC Comics' relaunched "Blue Beetle" #1 4 stars and calls Tony Bedard and Ig Guara's story a "great introduction to a wonderful world and a spectacular universe."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: George Perez's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: George Perez's "Superman" #1

DC Comics has provided CBR with the exclusive preview of George Perez and Jesus Merino's "Superman" #1! The first chapter of the Man of Steel's new adventures begins Wednesday, September 28.

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REVIEW: "DC Universe Presents" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "DC Universe Presents" #1 4 stars, saying the Deadman-starring title by Paul Jenkins and Bernard Chang contains "one of the better [cliffhangers] from the DC re-launch to date."

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COMMENTARY TRACK: "Detective Comics" #1 with Tony Daniel

Writer/artist Tony S. Daniel joined CBR News for an extensive analysis of the new "Detective Comics" #1, a gruesome beginning for Batman in DC Comics' New 52.

Tilting at Windmills - 9/22/2011

Tilting at Windmills - 9/22/2011

Brian Hibbs examines the DC relaunch now that the first 3 weeks of New 52 titles have arrived, focusing on reigniting reader interest and problems with the current business model.

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REVIEW: "Birds of Prey" #1

Doug Zawisza gives the relaunched "Birds of Prey" #1 4.5 stars, calling Duane Swierczynski and Jesus Saiz's take on the team "one of the best" of DC Comics' relaunched series.

Higgins Takes

Higgins Takes "Nightwing" Back To His Roots

Dick Grayson is back in his old identity and back on the beat in Gotham, but the former Batman has new challenges ahead as writer Kyle Higgins tells CBR what makes "Nightwing" tick.

New 52 Pickup - Week 3: Batman, GLC, Wonder Woman & More

New 52 Pickup - Week 3: Batman, GLC, Wonder Woman & More

In a week that sees the release of "Batman," "Wonder Woman" and "Catwoman" #1, Steve Sunu's New 52 Pickup culls more titles from his pull list as we approach the end of the first month of DC Comics' relaunch.

Building The World of

Building The World of "Demon Knights"

One issue in to his DC Comics New 52 series "Demon Knights," Paul Cornell has already sewn the seeds for an epic battle, a wicked queen, a twisted romance and more epic fantasy turns for the Demon, Madame Xanadu, Shining Knight and company.

Azzarello Scares up a New Take on Wonder Woman

Azzarello Scares up a New Take on Wonder Woman

Brian Azzarello discusses about his and Cliff Chiang's horror-based take on DC Comics' most famous female hero, his plans for Wonder Woman's supporting cast, the status of the George Perez origin and much more.

5-STAR REVIEW: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's

5-STAR REVIEW: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman" #1

CBR's Doug Zawisza gives Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman" #1 5 stars, saying it "delivers some great moments... giving us a slice of what's to come."

Pipeline - 9/20/2011

Pipeline - 9/20/2011

Augie delves into the second week of DC Comics' New 52 line-up and catches a lot of torture and thin art. On the bright side, there are some good comics in there, too.

Cornell Dissects

Cornell Dissects "Stormwatch" #1

The first of DC's New 52 to pull the WildStorm Universe into a new era, "Stormwatch" and writer Paul Cornell serve up a love letter to Warren Ellis, a bad ass Martian Manhunter and the great romance of Apollo and Midnighter.

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 2

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 2

After the second full week of sales for DC Comics line-wide relaunch, the numbers remain high as sell outs for books like "Green Lantern" lead retailers to focus on keeping customers for issues #2, 3 and beyond.

POLL: What Was Your Favorite DC Comics New 52 Week 2 Title?

POLL: What Was Your Favorite DC Comics New 52 Week 2 Title?

Love the long-awaited "Batwoman" or new-to-DC "Grifter?" Now's the time to sound off. CBR wants to know your thoughts on DC's New 52 Week 2 releases. Polls close Wednesday at midnight!

Krul Replaced On

Krul Replaced On "Green Arrow" By Giffen

After three issues, writer JT Krul will step down from DC's new "Green Arrow" monthly to be replaced by Keith Giffen who will now co-write with series artist Dan Jurgens.

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: Week 2

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: Week 2

DC Comics claims its relaunched number one issues are new reader-friendly, so CBR News asked non-comic book readers to weigh in on the latest batch of New 52 titles, including "Red Lanterns," "Superboy" and more.

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REVIEW: "Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #1

Chad Nevett gives "Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #1 4 stars, calling Jeff Lemire's new title "a high concept, entertaining comic with great looking art."

How Many Leaguers Can Fit in the First Issue of a Justice League Comic?

How Many Leaguers Can Fit in the First Issue of a Justice League Comic?

In light of the relaunch of DC's flagship team title, ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco revisits previous first issues of Justice League from the 1960s, 80s and 90s.

CBR Readers Rank

CBR Readers Rank "Action," "Animal Man" Best New 52 Wave 1 Offerings

"Action Comics" narrowly edged out "Animal Man" #1 as the most enjoyed title in the first wave of DC Comics' New 52 according to you, the CBR readers. Check out the full rankings!

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