Starting off the news for this week, we’re very sad to report that Keith Giffen, of Bwahaha Justice League International fame, among co-creating Lobo, Rocket Raccoon, and Ambush Bug, has passed away at the age of 70. Giffen was known as both a writer and an artist, and was known for his stories that tended to poke fun at just how ridiculous the world of super heroes really is. He will be missed.
Daredevil: Born Again is going back for lots and lots of reshoots. Not only that, but the powers that be have fired several directors from the show, as well as head writers Chris Ord and Matt Corman. Apparently the want the show to be good? I mean, here’s hoping. Please make it good. I just want, like, something good.
And get ready for Ghost Machine! It’s a brand new thing, and… y’know what? Here’s the press release: “Ghost Machine, a first-of-its-kind creator-owned and operated media company officially launched today at New York Comic Con. Creators co-own all the characters and universes developed for Ghost Machine, sharing in all publishing, media, merchandise, and beyond. The pioneering creator collective is a global best-of-class roster of artists and writers whose award-winning and iconic works include a who’s who of comic book legends such as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, The Flash, The Ultimates, Black Lightning and Green Arrow: Jason Fabok, Gary Frank, Bryan Hitch, Geoff Johns, Lamont Magee, Francis Manapul, Brad Meltzer, Peter J. Tomasi, and Maytal Zchut. The company plans to announce additional talent in the months ahead, including one major superstar creator. All creators will be exclusive to Ghost Machine for their comics work after completing their already committed to projects.”
And finally, Dragon Ball Daima. It’s some more Dragon Ball, everyone’s kids, and boy, so much stuff happened between Buu and the end of Z, huh? I wonder what colour Goku’s hair is gonna turn this time. Blurple? Mintberry?
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