DC Entertainment is exclusively releasing classic comics from the good old days starting next month. The new Giant line of comics, which will run across four monthly titles will mix all-new original material by some of DC’s top creators. They have reprints for a 100-page package retailing for $4.99.
The four series — Superman Giant, Batman Giant, Justice League of America Giant and Teen Titans Giant — will feature material from the last 20 years’ worth of comics. Each title will include characters and strips in addition to the title characters. All four series will launch On July 1, all four series will be launched with subsequent issues being released on the first week — Superman and Justice League — and third week — Batman and Teen Titans — of each month.
Team of creators include some all time favourites, Tom King, Brian Michael Bendis and the Harley Quinn writing team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner. All of these brilliant magicians are working on characters outside of their traditional range in the regular DC line.
If the non-Walmart audience will get the original material of these series or not and if they do, then when is not known.
In a statement from DC, publisher Dan DiDio said, “We are extraordinarily excited about working with Walmart to expand the reach of our books. These new monthly books combine new and accessible stories with reprints of classic comic series. It’s a great way for new readers to get into comics and follow the characters they’ve grown to love in TV and film.”