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Arrow has cast Summer Glau, the portent of doom actress of Firefly, Dollhouse, The Cape, Alpha and The Sarah Conner Chroniclesas Isabel Rochev, an executive for a hostile corporate rival to Queen Industries. In the comics, Rochev loved Ollie’s father (gross) and took over Queen Industries in order to restore the company to glory, which meant killing off then murderer Oliver.
Matt Johnson is the owner of Cup o’ Kryptonite, a Des Moines comic book store and coffee shop.
I have needed to write this up for some time.
Most everyone who buys comics or speaks about them in the media or who even has a passing interest in them has NO idea how the comic book industry ACTUALLY works. Most understand that there is a publisher, a distributor and a retailer (unless you are stealing them on-line) in the mix somewhere. Most understand how the flow happens as it pertains to how the writer gets the idea to the artist and the art to the publisher and that comic becomes a thing you read. However, it is the very specific process after the publisher has this art that most do NOT understand. No, comics do not just materialize in your hold box or appear on the rack every Wednesday.