Canada Day, DC Reboot Protests, And Superman In Today's Twitter Report

Oeming SupermanWith the Fourth of July still three days away, Canadians in the feed got a head start on expressing their patriotism this morning. The Twitter Report wishes them all a happy Canada Day and hopes they celebrate safely.

In other lively summer events, some DC Comics readers are planning to protest the company's book reboots in a few weeks at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Jimmy Palmiotti had a suggestion for them, while PJ Holden proposed an alternative strategy for DC. Check out what they said and see an awesome in-progress Superman sketch by Mike Oeming after the jump.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for July 1, 2011.

@jpalmiotti People picketing DC comics in San Diego...Please picket my book, I need some free publicity. Try Trailblazer since its out soon.

-Jimmy Palmiotti, Writer ("Jonah Hex," "Painkiller Jane")

Canada Day pt. 1: @McKelvie Happy Canada Day! I am celebrating by being in a room with two Canadians.

-Jamie McKelvie, Artist ("Phonogram," "Siege: Loki")

Canada Day pt. 2: @smuu Today is Canada's Day! All you other countries, get lost! #canadaday

-Faith Erin Hicks, Writer/Artist ("Zombies Calling," "The War at Ellsmere")

@Oeming Supes commission might not finish tonight- http://yfrog.com/gz11iqyj

-Mike Oeming, Writer/Artist ("Powers," "The Mice Templar")

@pauljholden Thinking about this again: DC should do an "Anti-Event", where no comic is linked and everything is completely self contained.

-PJ Holden, Artist ("Judge Dredd," "The 86ers")

@David_Hahn If you're an art director & you instruct a client to draw "less like a comic, more like a graphic novel," you are conveying zero information

-David Hahn, Artist ("Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four," "Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane")

@JScottCampbell Day 2 at the Paris Com!c Con'! A morning of more interviews, signing & sketching in the afternoon & then dinner on a boat tonight!!

-J. Scott Campbell, Artist ("Gen¹³," "Danger Girl")

@GailSimone The Secret Six should do a PBS-like pledge drive, where if you donate $25, you get a keychain with Ragdoll's yarbles on it.

-Gail Simone, Writer ("Birds of Prey," "Wonder Woman")

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