Thursday, November 10, 2016

DC Preview: New Talent Showcase #1 - Wonder Woman Blood & Glory!

A little over one year ago DC launched the Talent Development department. The goal: to find, instruct and nurture new and current DC talent. In just a short amount of time since the launch, DC has run two successful workshops taught by a few of the greatest creators and teachers in the business; one for writers led by Scott Snyder, and one for artists led by Klaus Janson and Jim Lee. We will be highlighting each story from NEW TALENT SHOWCASE #1, next up today is WONDER WOMAN: BLOOD AND GLORY!
  • Smith & Oum 
  • Ayala, Randolph & Rauch 
  • Moreci, Bagenda & Fajardo Jr.
  • Schultz & Liew
  • Sebela, Messina & Dinisio
  • Khan, Lupacchino, McCarthy & Morey
  • Beeby, Jung & Mulvihill
  • McMillian & Ferreyra
  • Jones, Lotfi & Pantazis
"This year’s Showcase represents the work of writers from DC’s Writers Workshop Pilot Program, a 13-week program held January through March 2016, for professionals from an array of writing backgrounds who were brand-new to DC. The stories you’ll get to see in NEW TALENT SHOWCASE #1 are just a glimpse of what they created during the workshop, and they represent the various strengths seen when these creators were asked to join DC. 
Many of the artists represented here are also products of DC’s Artists Workshop Pilot Program from the fall of 2015. For that, DC invited current artists to the Burbank offices for a week of master classes, get-together with the editorial staff, tours of the offices and the amazing DC library, and discussions on craft with Jim Lee and Klaus Janson! These artists and their colorists, and letterer Josh Reed, were instrumental in bringing to life the vision and story put forth by the new writers showcased in this new publication. 
We plan to make Showcase an annual event, and truly hope you enjoy what you see. Special thanks to our wonderful teachers/advisors: Klaus Janson, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and Scott Snyder!"

What follows is the first page of WONDER WOMAN: BLOOD AND GLORY that will be featured in NEW TALENT SHOWCASE #1, available in comic book stores and online on November 30th. Please help welcome these new writers to DC! And big thanks to the artists that contributed to this year's Showcase!

WONDER WOMAN: BLOOD AND GLORY  by Ayala, Randolph & Rauch:
“Wonder Woman has always been monumentally important to me. She was strong yet gentle, a warrior and a peacemaker and, most important, her power was dependent on no man. She was everything I saw in my mother and my grandmother, and what I wanted for myself. I thought she was Puerto Rican for an embarrassingly long time, and while that was wrong, it was critical to the formation of my identity and my self-esteem. She protected my brown-ness, my queer-ness and the part of me that is woman.”
–Vita Ayala
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