Four months after the announcement regarding the acquisition of DC licenses by Panini Comics, the publishing house is finally back in action revealing everyone, but really all the details on the publications. Below you can read the press release sent to us a little while ago, with dates and information on the comics coming soon.
"A new era is beginning in the world of comics! DC Comics publications by Panini Comics will officially start on Thursday 4 June! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash and Green Lantern are just some of the superheroes of the DC Universe - one of the world's largest publishers of comics and graphic novels in English - who will therefore find new life in the books and volumes that Panini Comics will make available in both paper and digital formats.
The main series of the DC Universe will be ten, divided into monographic stapled books packed with high-weight paper and cutting-edge printing techniques. Two fortnightly, Batman and Superman, eight monthly: Justice League, Wonder Woman, Batman / Superman, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman, Harley Quinn and DC Crossover (which will collect all the events that will form the backbone of the DC Universe, starting from the Leviathan event miniseries which involves all the greatest detectives of the multiverse in an international espionage case). The number one of these titles is collected under the name of City Edition: each cover is in fact set in an Italian city. To create these exclusive illustrations for Panini Comics were 10 artists from the world of comics: Lee Bermejo, Simone Bianchi, Lelio Bonaccorso, Giorgio Cavazzano, Matteo Cremona, Gabriele dell'Otto, Emanuela Lupacchino, Milo Manara, Francesco Mattina, Andrea Sorrentino . These are unique artworks, collectibles also available in a limited edition and renamed for the Museum Edition occasion (without graphic elements on the cover and printed in color on 250 g Tintoretto paper).
Then there will be 5 Alfa numbers, celebratory books containing stories from the past and unpublished, each with an author's cover, also available in a metallic gold variant version: Mirka Andolfo (Wonder Woman), Jacopo Camagni (Flash), Giuseppe Camuncoli (Superman), Werther Dell'Edera (Green Lantern) and Carmine di Giandomenico (Batman ). The 5 issues can also be purchased in a celebratory box containing the double version of each book and an exclusive lithograph created by Werther Dell’Edera.
To these staples, available on newsstands, comics and digitally, the DC Best Seller necklace will also be added, which will republish the large DC sagas in pocket format, starting with the Batman by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. And yet the new DC Black Label volumes, the black DC label with the stories not in continuity with the regular series - more raw and for mature readers - written and designed by great authors who will give their uncensored interpretation of the most great superheroes of the world.
S On the book side, the DC Library series will collect the best DC stories ever, from the great classics of the past (like Batman: The Return of the Dark Knight by Frank Miller) to modern masterpieces (like Superman: The Man of Steel by Brian Bendis). There will also be the classic revival: the final volumes of the DC Rebirth, which will resume exactly where the previous publisher stopped, the historical Vertigo series, the full-bodied DC Omnibus with entire cycles that have entered the legend, and the DC Classics, which will present the best of comics' Silver Age and Bronze Age stories ".
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