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OUTHOUSE DC NEWS ARCHIVE
    Bocepheus and Comicbookman are in the Outhouse discussing recent DC Comics
news and related events. Really they do, for over five minutes each and every time!
   
DC COMIC NEWS ARCHIVE
#162-091613
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#161-090913
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#160-090213
JUSTICE LEAGUE PLUS 1 UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the orange glow of the Alternate Reality parking lot! Crime Syndicate's return, Justice League 3000 creative, Justice League of Canada, Earth Two Batman, Collider name change and more!
#159-082813
TRINITY PLUS 1 UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Moons of Uranus' second location! Grant Morrison and Brian Azzarello's take on Wonder Woman, Dark Knight creative, Nightwing takes pipe in Forever Evil and more!
#158-080513
WORLD'S FINEST UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Moons of Uranus' first location! DC goes fishing for some big talent, Superboy creative, Superman creative, Harley Quinn returns/teams up with Lobo and more!
#157-072913
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Oak Lawn Comics!   Possible return of WEDNESDAY Comics, Trinity Wars, Martian Manhunter, American Vampire anthology, GL Lights Out update and more!
#156-072213
DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Blackbeard's Comics! DC to take a bath on Villains month, death in the Suicide Squad, Andy Kubert on Batman, Aquaman Annual, and more!
#155-071513
VERTIGO PLUS 1 UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Hodge Podge Comics! Vertigo adds 5 new titles to the line, American Vampires Albuquerque's new work, Sandman returns and more!
#154-070813
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Heroland Comics first location! Lights Out for GL, JLA in the 31st Century,  Earth 2 creative, Villains Omnibus for Christmas and more!
#153-070113
WORLDS FINEST UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of D&B Comics final location! Batman Zero Year expands into the CU, Nightwing's got some bad days ahead, Action creative changes and more!
#152-062413
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of D&B Comics third location! Forever Evil grows and characters will die, Wonder Woman Earth One, crossovers, creative changes and more!
#151-061713
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of D&B Comics second location! Pete Woods and James Robinson exit DC and why, Batman Black & White and American Vampire return and more!
#150-061013
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" rain delay detour to Alternate Reality
! JLA 3000 coming from an old team, Villains Month is September, LSH cancelled but does has a future, New Gods invades Worlds Finest and more!
#149-060313
ALL SUPERMAN/GL UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of D&B Comics first location
! Superman lawsuit update, Supes 75th Anniversary, Red Lantern creative, Greenest Night and more!
#148-052713
DIFFERENT WORLDS UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of the Comicbook Emporium
! Fairest update, the 9 realities of Morrison's Multiversity, Milestones Static not joining the Titans and more!
#147-052013
NEW 52 UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the former location of Friendly Franks Comics in Alsip! Batman Year Zero, Cancellation Cavalcade, Vibe, Earth 2 sans Robinson and more!
#146-051313
ALL DCU UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the
Alternate Reality parking lot! New Gods plans, Booster Gold's location revealed, GL's new villain Relic, Superboy creative and more!
#145-050613
ALL DC EVENTS UPDATE!
"On the Road" from the
Alternate Reality parking lot! Before Watchmen Epilogue, Trinity War, Villains Month in September, New 52 Weekly(?) and more!
#144-042913
ALL NEW 52 UPDATE!
Trinity War event, Worlds Finest creative, Sin Eater in Phantom Stranger, Earth 2 x-over and more!
#143-042213
WORLDS FINEST UPDATE!
God Damn Batman returns, Capullo on Batman, the new Batwing, Lobdell on Superman and more!
#142-041513
ALL DC EVENTS UPDATE!
Astro City and Tom Strong return to Vertigo, Zatanna in the Justice League the passing of Carmine Infantino and more!
#141-040813
WORLD'S FINEST UPDATE
Superman Siegel Lawsuit, Action creative changes, Dark Knight x-over in B&R, Batman Inc's future  and more!
#140-040113
BATMAN PLUS 1
Batman '66, Zero Year retells the origin, Morrison's future on Batman, New Gods visit Wonder Woman and more!
#139-032513
BLOW HATCH EDITION
John Stewarts death/undeath in GL, WTF Month gets buried, Diggle off Action after one issue, Suicide Squad and more!
#138-031813
New Plastic Man project, Black Canary/Zatanna book, Astro City returns, Trinity of Sin in JLA this summer and more!
#137-031113
WORLD'S FINEST UPDATE
Superman Unchained by Snyder & Lee, Orson Scott Card on Superman, Robins replacement's and more
#136-030413
DCU UPDATE
Starlin on Stormwatch, Batman/Superman together again, JL of A and the Martian Manhunter, Swamp Thing and more!
#135-022513
GL changes, Fables projects, Green Team & The Movement tackle the 99% and the passing of artist Scott Clark
#134-021913
WTF explained, Trinity War hang ups, Grant Morrison Action swansong, Giffen & Levitz gone already and more!
#133-021213
CREATOR MUSICAL CHAIRS
Constantine & BOP creative changes, cancellations, I Vampire spin off and more .
#132-020513
ANTHOLOGY MADNESS!
Time Warp, Threshold, DC Universe presents, Swamp Thing creative and more!
#131-012813
Last Superman lawsuit update (HA!), Red Hood, Masters of the Universe creative, Death of Magic and more!
#130-012213
Earth 2 and the new Dr.Fate, Gail Simone's DC problems, the return of an old title and more!.
#129-011413
ALL VERTIGO UPDATE
Old DCU title returns, Grant Morrison upcoming Vertigo work, the lines new president
and more!
#128-011713
Death in the Family expands, Phantom Stranger gets a co-writer, BOP creative changes and more!
#127.1-122712
Karen Burger steps down from Vertigo, Gail Simone gets bounced around, Swamp Thing creative changes and more!
#127-121712
Batwing, Katanna returns, Giffen & Levitz on LSH, Milestone, Vibe returns and more!
#126-121012
American Vampire, Before Watchmen, Shining Knight,   Superman Earth 1, Green Arrow, Valentines Day book and more!
#125-111912
Trillium, Spoiler in the New 52, Unwritten/Fables cross over, Dollar Bill Before Watchmen and more!
#124-110612
Cancelled Comic Cavalcade, Human Bomb mini, Demon Knight creative changes and more!
#123-102913
More Superman lawsuit drivel, new Superman book this spring, creative changes, the Wake and more!
#122-102312
Multiversity will change your life, Before Watchmen grows, new Titans book and more!
#121-101512
Grant Morrison's current and future DC projects, a totally pointless story Bo pulled from the garbage can and more!
#120-100812
JLA's new book with a B team but A list talent, Demon Knight
& Aquaman creative changes and more!
#119-071312
SUPERMAN +1 UPDATE
Siegel lawsuit update, Perez and the New 52, Shazam in JLA and more!
#118-070212
BATMAN UPDATE
Paul Dini on Batman, Tony Daniels makes a move, Hawkman and more!
#117-062512
DC BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS
Zero Issues birth 4 new series, Sweet Tooth, Captain Atom & JLI end, Collider from Vertigo, Justice League and more!
#116-061812
ALL WORLD'S FINEST UPDATE
Bruce Wayne's new addition to his family, the Superman lawsuit update, new Bizarro and more!
#115-060412
DC Zero issues, IZombie, Brian Azzarello on Vertigo's Crime line and more!
#114-052912
Return oft the Black Hand to GL, Dark Knight's Boy Wonder, Ethan van Sciver, the return of the funniest guy in the DCU and more!
#113-050312
ALL DCU UPDATE
Before Watchmen, DC's FCBD book, Masters of the Universe returns and more!
#112-042312
ALL DCU UPDATE
.Fates of Cassandra Kane and Stephanie Brown. Suicide Squad/Resurrection Man cross over, the poisoning of David finch and more!
#111-041612
ALL DCU UPDATE
More Wildstorm characters coming to the New 52, Grant Morrison's Multiversity, Vandal Savage comes to DC Comics Presents and more!
#110-040912
VERTIGO AND BEYOND
Fables Werewolves of the Heartland, Sweettooth update,  Before Watchmen's Minutemen and more!
#109-040212
ALL AMERICAN VAMPIRE UPDATE
Black List story arch, Steven King's future involvement in the series, Lord of Nightmares mini-series and more!
#108-032612
108-NEW 52 UPDATE
Annuals return and the Culling begins!
#107-031212
107-BATMAN FAMILY UPDATE
Court of Owls is coming ad itíll include Jonah Hex, Damien, Nightwing and more!
#106-030612
ALL PODCAST EDITION
Pretend it's radio and all will be fine.Alan Moore's displeasure with Before Watchmen, Static Shock's John Rosen exits and more!
#105-030112
ALL DC-TV UPDATE
Smallville Season 11, DC Nation on Cartoon Network and more!
#104-022712
ALL CREATOR MUSICAL CHAIRS
Creators being moved all around the New 52 of the DC Universe and more!
#103-022012
ALL WATCHMEN UPDATE
All the series in the Before Watchmen line of titles are discussed and more!
#102-021312
WORLDS FINEST UPDATE
Supergirl, Council of Robins, Superman creative changes, Nightwing and more!
#101-020612
ALL PODCAST EDITION
Pretend it's radio and all will be fine. Contract changes on creator exclusives, All Star Wonder Woman, DC's new logo, JLA and more!
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