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Thursday, January 06, 2011

The return of the letter column!


Yay! DC Comics has decided to bring back "Letters to the Editor"

Letters pages were once common in comic books and gave readers the chance to weigh in on stories, heroes and villains and make requests about what should happen next. Those pages gradually disappeared not only in DC's comics, but those of other companies, as the Internet, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter all but rendered them obsolete.

David Hyde, DC Comics' vice president of publicity, quietly announced the change Monday in DC's own blog, The Source. Reaction was positive, with one reader remarking that "as a fan of DC Comics since boyhood (more years than I care to remember), one of the things I looked most forward to was the letter page, so very excited."

Read more HERE!

I can't believe it's been since 2002 that we haven't had these! Have any of you ever had Letters to the Editor published in your favorite comics? Remember Uncle Elvis and T.M. Maple?

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3 Comments:

At 1/06/2011 8:50 AM, Anonymous Chris Pitzer said...

I don't recall Uncle Elvis, but T.M. Maple for sure. I had one printed in one of the Dave Cooper Grendels... which was awesome.

 
At 1/06/2011 9:47 AM, Anonymous bcolflesh said...

I always wondered if The Mad Maple was an industry insider, since he appeared in so many books.

 
At 1/06/2011 3:44 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

Hey Brent! Check this out!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._M._Maple

I was unaware that he had died.

 

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