Lying In The Gutters – 31st January 2011

Last year, January proved a turning point for Bleeding Cool as traffic ramped up. It was no difference this year, with a record breaking week that will hopefully, as it did last year, map out the future direction of the site.

So what were those traffic busting stories?

Top Ten Traffic Posts Of The Week

1. New Thundercats Cartoon – First Pic

2. New Thundercats Cartoon – First Official Pic

3. The Spider-Man Shot They’ll Never Let You See

4. Who Dies In The Fantastic Four? Find Out Here.

5. DC Comics Failed To Stop Fantastic Four #587 Early Release

6. Batporn

7. Joe Prado’s Blackest Night Character Designs. Almost A Hundred Of Them.

8. Tronporn

9. Marvel To Follow DC With $2.99 20 Page Price Point

10. Simpsonporn

11. Abin Sur, The Green Lantern Of Flashpoint

12. MarvelLeaks 2: Teh Secret Identity Of Venom

13. As Marvel Reveals Herc, We Ask What Is The Other Mysterious Marvel February Comic?

14. Marvel Senior VP Tom Brevoort Gives DC Some Tough Love

15. Hulkporn

16. Scott Lobdell To Take A Title At DC Comics

17. Tuesday Comics Review: Fantastic Four #587

18. Speculator Corner: Did You Get The Secret Fantastic Four #587 Variant?

19. Stan Lee – Holding The Line At $299.99

20. SCOOP: Wizard  Magazine To Close

Top Ten You Might Also Like A Look At

1. Unboxing Fantastic Four #587

2. Meaty, Juicy Interviews With The Directors and Animation Director of Tangled

3. Why Are All The Superheroes British?

4. World’s First Review Of Paul With Nick Frost And Simon Pegg

5. The Comic Code’s Last Executive Director – And Its Final Financial Records Speak To The End Of An Era

6. First Footage From Arthur With Helen Mirren And Russell Brand

7. Alan Moore Participates In “Read-In” To Save Local Library

8. Full List Of Oscar Nominations With Bleeding Cool’s Commentary

9. Popeye Mandatory In Angoulême 24 Hour Comic Competiton

10. Big Screen Shaun The Sheep Coming Soon

And a big thanks to Adi Tantimedh, John Holland, the many guests and staff of Scarce at Angoulême,  Aaron and Tri-Force Mike and Nevs Coleman.

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Aliens Vs Vampirella #1 Bechko And Garcia-Miranda

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Eden’s Fall Is Coming – Read The Tithe #1 For Free

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Chuck Dixon’s Hillary Clinton Graphic Novel Smashes Through The Charts On Amazon

Lifespanners Postponed From AfterShock Comics As They Seek A Replacement Artist

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Joe Carnahan Taking On Uncharted As Writer

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Judge Dredd’s Creator, John Wagner, Plans To Kill Him Off Forever

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Hobo With A Shotgun Director To Return With Adaptation Of New York City Outlaws

Marvel’s Axel Alonso Shoots An Arrow To Bleeding Cool’s Head, Over Spoilers

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Adrienne Palicki Joins Seth MacFarlane’s Fox Space Comedy; S.H.I.E.L.D. Return Less Likely

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As Of December, DC Comics Will Have Hired Just As Many Black Female Writers As Marvel