UPDATE: It has been reported that the man who stole Mike Meyer’s Superman collection has been brought to justice and his collection has been returned! We will no longer be accepting donations. You can read more about the arrest at Comics Alliance. We’re happy to see that Mike was able to get his collection back.
Our hearts go out to Mike Meyer, whose entire Superman collection was stolen by a former co-worker. As Greg Hatcher mentions on CBR, Mike has been on a special-needs disability pension for the last twenty years, and supplements that meager income by working part-time at a fast-food place. The one thing that he really cherished was his Superman collection.
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:
Midtown Bloggeroni’s, Raph here with something I haven’t done in a while. I’ve been really fortunate to interview major players at both Marvel and DC the past few months, and that won’t stop. This time, I just wanted to talk about the NEW DCU, and what that might mean for comics, both as a fan and as a retailer.
HEY THERE MIDTOWN LEGION OF BLOGGERMENTS! Raph here, with a report from the Grant Morrison signing. What a great thrill! I’ll also have some thoughts on his upcoming Superman run. Lotsa comic goodness coming your way in the next few weeks, especially with all the news from SDCC… stay tuned to the blog for more interviews and thoughts! Phew! Read the rest of this entry »
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: