Lying In The Gutters – 20th June 2011

Jack Kirby’s preferred artwork that could have been taken to the stars by our probes.

I see no wisdom in the eagerness to be found and approached by any intelligence with the ability to accomplish it from any sector of space. In the meetings between “discoverers” and “discoverees,” history has always given the advantage to the finders. In the case of the Jupiter Plaque, I feel that a tremendous issue was thoughtlessly taken out of the world forum by a few individuals who have marked a clear trail to our door. My point is, who will come a-knocking — the trader or the tiger?

As traffic returns to a slightly more manageable level, here’s a look at what grabbed your eyeballs this week.

Top Twenty Traffic Stories of The Week

1. Marvel Still Acting Like Marvel

2. Green Lantern Review

3. Dan DiDio Confirms End Of Lois/Clark Marriage

4. DC Relaunch Still Changing

5. Justice League #1 – Subway Edition

6. Captain America In His USO Costume

7. Clips Of Those DC Relaunch Costumes

8. The DC Relaunch Look For S.T.R.I.P.E.

9. DC Converse Ads – Gotta Catch Em All

10. Steve Rude Wants To Work For DC Comics. Please - shortly after this article ran, a Marvel editor got in touch looking for contact details for Steve…

11. Tuesday Runaround – The DC Relaunch Touches Everything

12. Frank Miller’s Holy Terror From Legendary Comics In September

13. Uncanny X-Men To Split Into Two Books In X-Men: Regenesis

14. What Happened To The Original Superman/Batman #85

15. Three Batman Faces From Greg Capullo

16. New Art From Rob Liefeld’s Hawk And Dove

17. This Is Not The Cover To Superman #1

18. When Previews Suffers A Wardrobe Malfunction

19. Gail Simone And B Clay Moore: The Gender Politics Of The DC Relaunch

20. The Onion’s Review Of Green Lantern Will Bring Tears To Your Eyes

Top Ten You May Have Missed

1. Rob Liefeld On The Dangers Of Inking And Driving

2. The Missing Names From The Green Lantern Movie

3. Top Five Ways The Lois/Clark Marriage Could End

4. Marvel To Change The Face Of Newsstand Comics

5. Jim Lee Creates Green Lantern Identities From Twitter IDs

6. Adrian Vitoria On Age Of Heroes, Ian Fleming’s 30 Commandos And Action Films On A Budget

7. The First DC Retailer Roadshow – And A Return For THUNDER Agents

8. Relativity Win A Point Over The Weinsteins In War For The Crow Rights

9. Scott Lobdell Talks Teen Titans To Bleeding Cool

10. American Gods TV Series To Draw On The Book We Already Have, And The One Neil Gaiman Has Yet To Write

And a special thanks to Joel Ronson, Phill Hall, Kate Kotler, Adi Tantimedh and Aaron and Mike.