What do you get when you combine She-Ra, Transformers, and good ol' cheapo toy company ingenuity?
Yes. It's good. It's full of WIN.
Follow-up on DC's "let me introduce you to our backlist" response to critcism of their current monthly titles:
“We love our passionate readers who spend from $1,000 to $1,500 a year on comics, but there’s a lot more people who are willing to pay $300 or $400 a year on graphic novels and luxury editions.”
Now, this is, to an extent, a sound strategy. The real money, in my opinion, IS in the backlist.
But you need to develop & expand your backlist. A good, well-written story will yield $ regardless of format or media.
And a backlist should reflect the best a company has to offer.
Is an Amazons Attack hardcover justified? Does DC want this hardcover to be a non-comic book reader's entry-point into the Wonder Woman mythos?
And why is BATMAN the focal point of the Amazons Attack cover? Just to confuse branding even more?
Nicolas Cage wants a Ghost Rider sequel:
Where Is my NEW WARRIORS Omnibus Hardcover, collecting the first 25 issues of this exceptional series by Nicieza and Bagley?
PS: I will settle for a trade paperback.
Smallville's Lana Lang will be Chun-Li in the new Street Fighter movie, Comingsoon.net reports.
In other news, there is going to be a new Street Fighter movie.
Video: Still the best Street Fighter movie: