Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Changing Face of DC and the New 52

A few months ago, Bleeding Cool ran a rumor regarding DC’s upcoming 2013 plans. While part of this rumor dealt with the now virtually confirmed “Villains Month” due in September. The other half dealt with a proposed plan to cancel several lower performing books, up to 16, and replace them with up to four weekly books. These proposed series would include the Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, and Justice League franchises. While there’s been no further word on the rumor, I believe that there are several signs that this is in fact the direction that DC will be taking in the near future. Today I’ll be discussing these signs, the merits of such a course of action, and how something like this might look if implemented. Continue reading