Quick Tuesday Link Blog
Ron Marz's first Creative Process Column at Pulse has a lot of gorgeous preview art to his Samurai: Heaven & Hell series from Dark Horse Comics. As well as some great insight into comics like this:
Comics, like every other form of entertainment, are cyclical. You get your time occupying a prime spot on the merry-go-round, of being hot, and after a while, somebody takes your place.
Newsarama on Identity Crisis #5The heroes take a proactive stance against the villains of the DCU...at the cost of lives on both sides of the crisis! Unfortunately, nothing can prevent another loss in a hero's private life. With the stakes raised for everyone involved, things are going to get a lot worse before they get better!
Yeah who doesn't want more comics where despite the heroes best efforts, they fail to save lives? Who doesn't like for things to get a lot worse before they get better?
DC's hit on a "killer" idea to help sell books. Kill a supporting character a month, as you can always make more, especially if they are women. As only through tragedy and misery can good stories be told.