BULLET POINTS: Comics News Roundup for November 28, 2011

A comics news article


Bullet Points is Comics Bulletin's weekday roundup of some of the most notable news, criticism, tweets and other craziness of the comics industry.

Think of it as the entire comics internet shrunk down into one convenient article, for people with not enough time to check every single comics website on the Internet.



Dean Trippe drew this.



DC Comics: America's Hottest Brand?

Advertising Age seems to think so.

Paul Tobin: The Most Widely Read Superhero Writer?

Bleeding Cool seems to think so.

But seriously, it's interesting -- while talented, he isn't exactly a "name" in the comics biz,  yet he's written comics with broad appeal. Not just the Marvel Adventures titles, but also  Justice League comics that come in cereal boxes and Marvel promo comics from Taco Bell. If kids start reading comics again, I think we'll have Paul Tobin to thank.

The Shade May Be Cancelled

Writer James Robinson has a 12-issue maxiseries from DC Comics called The Shade, featuring the character from his beloved Starman run in the '90s, with each issue drawn by a different artist. We kinda liked it. However, sales aren't great, and according to Robinson himself the book could be cancelled before it hits the 12-issue mark.

Which would be a shame. Maybe it's time for fans to star rallying around this book if they want to keep it alive.

(via Comic Book Resources)

Previews Galore!



CC's very own Nate MacDonald has pointed out to me a beautiful, tragic minicomic by Eleanor Davis called The Beast Mother. It's a bit NSFW, so beware. Go read it.







Since my sister and I were nerding out over this today, here's the trailer for David Fincher's take on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which is my favorite trailer ever and demands seven dozen rewatches.

Danny Djeljosevic is a comic book creator, award-winning filmmaker (assuming you have absolutely no follow-up questions), film/music critic for Spectrum Culture and Co-Managing Editor of Comics Bulletin. Follow him on Twitter at @djeljosevic or find him somewhere in San Diego, often wearing a hat. Read his comic, "Sgt. Death and his Metachromatic Men," over at Champion City Comics and check out his other comics at his Tumblr, Sequential Fuckery.

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