October 9, 2016: Exclusive NYCC “Superman” Interview with Peter Tomasi

“Superman” co-writer Peter Tomasi sits down for an exclusive interview with the Superman Homepage to talk to us about the current comic books, the success of the “Rebirth” era, and bringing fans back to the Man of Steel.

Thanks to T.A. Ewart for conducting the interview.

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MattComics
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Good job T.A. I notice that wasn’t a denial on your last question there. Though at this point I’d settle for just the red boots making it back.) I like the family dynamic a lot but I do wish there was at least one title that was working with the classic Superman set-up. I’ve always felt that if you can afford to publish multiple titles featuring the same character then does it necessarily have to be an either/or situation? At least one can be the classic mold while another is following the character in middle age and so on. For… Read more »
liheibao
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DC can’t pull something like that off, as the comic book market is ever contracting. I spent four days at NYCC, and it’s all adults, very few children, and you need kids reading to broaden the offerings. Contrary to some beliefs, superhero comics used to span every subgenre imaginable, but that was when Superman was selling 500K per book he was in. Those numbers allowed for smaller titles to be published, and offer different looks at the DC Universe. Today? Not so much.

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