Cyberfrog author and former DC Comics artist Ethan Van Sciver has once again predicted that DC Comics will close and it’s only a matter of time.
Van Sciver’s latest prediction came in response to a Twitter user who called him a “dummy” for suggesting that DC Comics and Marvel Comics’ injections of liveliness and identity politics have wiped out their sales.
Van Sciver wrote on Twitter, “The problem is that comics don’t make enough money for their parent companies for the workforce that publishing houses require.”
He added, “The Wire is only concerned with Internet protocols. At first, the comics compensated for this by claiming that they were necessary as cheap creative research and development.”
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Van Sciver continued, “but it soon became apparent that ‘Hollywood’ could build on what was already created and generate better Batman stories than DC Comics creators could.”
Marvel and DC have turned to Woke Propaganda for their parent companies, for tax breaks and ESG. Sales have plummeted, he emphasized.
Afterward, he wrote on Twitter, “It turns out most people wouldn’t want to read comics if they were poisoned by social justice.”
“It’s only a matter of time for DC Comics,” predicted its demise. “Marvel Comics is healthier, but Disney doesn’t need it either. When DC Comics shuts down, they’re going really fast afterwards.”
Finally, wrap up writing the topic, “BTW, I’ve read the OP dozens of times… Are you suggesting that the problem is that we don’t have an exact number of comics sales?”
“How is this problem shared by Disney or WBD, dingbat? They know what books sell for and make money, even if you don’t,” he frankly stated.
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This isn’t the first time Van Sciver has predicted that DC Comics will eventually shut down. Back in 2019, he speculated that AT&T would be scrapping the company, detailing in a YouTube video, “It kind of feels like AT&T would consider divesting DC Comics. That’s what I think is going to happen. I think there’s going to be a lot of pressure to do that. That’s a lot of Debts “.
At the end of 2020, Van Sciver also noted in a YouTube video that he “received advice, by the way, unverifiable advice, I have to say, I don’t know if it’s true or not, but they say DC Comics will shutdown publishing of comics paper in June 2021.”
“I think they just asked for the Mars comics, and I think if that were true, it would be,” he added.
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The alleged inside information was clearly wrong because DC Comics still prints paper cartoons. However, the idea of eventually shutting down DC Comics is still out of the question, and appears to have gained traction after DC announced it was dropping the “comics” part of its name from its website.
The capital announced in a press release They were changing the site’s url to only DC.com instead of DCComics.com by saying, “DC today revealed its fan-focused portal at DC.com, which will give fans easy access to everything DC related, from fan-first news to DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, DC Shop, DC Community, and DC on HBO Max. “
“the new DC.com The homepage will feature weekly drops of new video content, editorial deep dives, fan discussions, digital experiences, and more, and fans will now be able to access everything from DC UNIVERSE INFINITE to DC Community with one unified user profile.”
The press release notes that “DC.com will continue to be the home for breaking news and deep dives into the latest DC releases across comic books, movies, TV, and video games – all in one place!”
“DC.com will expand to include weekly video content ranging from trailers for upcoming releases back to some of DC’s defining moments across all media, as well as exclusive talent interviews you won’t be able to find anywhere else,” she added.
As Ann Debes, DC GM General Manager/Senior Vice President, said, “DC.com is a celebration of everything across the DC Multiverse and we couldn’t be more excited about today’s launch.”
“We’re doubling down on DC’s digital ecosystem and there’s never been a better time to be a DC fan, and with this one-stop store, we’re bringing everything together in one place for easy access and celebration to your guild base,” she added.
On top of dropping comics on their website, David Zaslav and his new management team at Warner Bros. Discovery canceled several DC projects and also sold the majority of the CW Network to Nexstar.
DC film and television projects canceled under the new order include Batgirl, Batwoman, Naomi, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Strange Adventures, and Wonder Twins. JJ Abrams’ production has also been reported Batman: Caped Crusader The animated series isn’t moving forward on HBO Max even though it’s marketing to other networks.
What do you think about Ethan Van Sciffer’s prediction that DC Comics will shutdown and it’s only a matter of time? If you believe in prediction, when do you think it might turn off?
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