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February 13, 2009

Catching up after NY Comic Con 2009

In of the top 5 announcements of NY Comic Con 2009, DC Comics reveals that the new arc of DETECTIVE COMICS, by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III, will feature an openly gay Batwoman. Rucka confirms there will be at least 12 issues.

Will Dennis previewed COWBOYS, by Gary Phillips and Brian Hurtt: The forthcoming graphic novel is "in the Elmore Leonard school of kooky character in weird situations." The book was inspired by a conversation between [Will] Dennis and Phillips about the Sean Bell shooting in New York and how those types of things happen...Cowboys challenges "racial perceptions and social perceptions."

Greg Pak talks WAR MACHINE and MAGNETO: TESTAMENT in the studio.

In Philadelphia, Duane Swierczynski's PUNISHER makes a front page statement.

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