Starting August 31st, 2011, DC Comics launched a historic renumbering of the entire DC Universe line of comic books with 52 #1 issues, which brings some changes to their iconic characters. DC Comics-The New 52 was launched with a Midnight event at Midtown Comics’ Times Square store on August 31st, at which Geoff Johns and Jim Lee signed Justice League #1 and Flashpoint #5. See coverage of the event by Newsarama,CNN, and the Village Voice and Midtown Comics.
If you’re still wondering what the New 52 is, DC has your answers in this short video:
This past Tuesday Jim Lee and Geoff Johns celebrated the Midnight release of Justice League #1 at Midtown Comics Times Square. Fans came out in the full force to meet their favorite creators and the Midtown shutter bug was there to capture all the action! Special thanks to Ron Gejon for all the great shots!
Our good friend Mr. GIF got some great coverage from the Midnight Madness signing we had with Geoff Johns and Jim Lee celebrating the release of Justice League #1 and the official launch of DC- The new 52. Mr. GIF has a true talent for taking the mundane and turning it into something amazing that can sometimes be just as nauseating as it is hypnotizing. Be sure to check out his site: http://mr-gif.com/ for more mind bending GIF’s! #zwag!
So the NEW DCU has been announced, and the solicits are up, Midtown Bloggee. DC has shown us what they have in store for us in September. As of this writing, all of the DC Solicits for September are up. Take a look at the NEW DCU! I’m just going to get into some initial thoughts… I had thought of doing what I did last week again, but then I realized “Maybe people don’t have time to read FIFTY TWO OPINIONS!” So here are some tidbits: