Tuesday, June 24, 2008

TITANS #5: The Date is Off!

from LYING IN THE GUTTERS:

Slipping down the solicitation schedules, issue #5 was originally solicited as this:

TITANS #5


Written by Judd Winick; Art by Rodney Buchemi; Cover by Ian Churchill

In the stand-alone story "Date Night," four Titans face the fact that love is a battlefield. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure is making his way to Titans Tower. Who is this ominous stranger - and how does he or she know the Titans?

On sale August 13 . 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

But this tongue-tastic description is no more, replaced by:

TITANS #5


Written by Judd Winick; Art by Julian Lopez and Prentis Rollins; Cover by Joe Benitez

When Raven's half-brothers return to claim her and unite Trigon's bloodline, Raven must choose which ties are stronger: the family she was born to, or the new family she has made.

On Sale September 24, 2008. 32pg. FC, $2.99 US

It looks like Dan DiDio may have a hands on approach. Could it be the original issue have been scrapped? And if so, why? It can't be the art, that was finished a week ago. Could it just be fan response to the current direction?

Either way, it looks like the only way you'll have of reading the original issue is to buy the original artwork on eBay.

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