DC Comics’ Dan DiDio No Longer Co-Publisher At The Company

The Hollywood Reporter has learned Dan DiDio is no longer with DC Comics as co-publisher.

After serving as DC Comics’ VP editorial and then VP executive editor for six years, Dan DiDio became a co-publisher at the company alongside Jim Lee in 2010. During Dan DiDio’s tenure at co-publisher, he was one of the key players in DC Comics’ 2011 relaunch of its titles under “The New 52” banner.

While “The New 52” relaunch was initially a success, the eventual drop in sales resulted in DC Comics moving forward with another line-wide relaunch called “DC Universe Rebirth”. Additional initiatives overseen by Dan DiDio during his time as DC Comics’ co-publisher include titles and stories such as Infinite Crisis, Before Watchmen, and Doomsday Clock.

As of now, DC Comics has not issued a statement on Dan DiDio’s exit. News of Dan DiDio’s exit from comes ahead of a planned announcement regarding another relaunch of the DC Comics Universe that will restore elements from “The New 52” reboot. However, THR notes that it currently unclear if Dan DiDio’s exit will delay or cancel DC Comics’ plans for the relaunch.

What do you make of Dan DiDio’s exit from DC Comics? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned for any additional information on Dan DiDio’s departure from DC Comics.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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