Monday Trending Topics: DC’s New (52) Machine

BC has been buzzing today with rumors (and confirmations) of creative changes in DC’s New 52 — some planned fill-ins, others not, and what would seem to be a heightened level of attention paid to the parameters that will keep the engine of the New DC running at full speed far into the future.  Schedule as religion, monitoring feedback, and what sounds a lot like resource allocation… it’s obvious they want to keep what they got in September, and for good reason.

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Rumours Of DC Relaunch Creative Changes Abound

At the end of last week, I received a shedload of rumours from respected individuals in the industry claiming there were major changes afoot at the DC Relaunch. And even though the sources were very separate, some of the stories coincided, often a sign that there’s some truth here. However that wasn’t the case.

The DC Comics Real White Board Of Doom

Whether the writing and the art are comic in on schedule, the nature of the reviews the book is receiving and any perceived tone or story problems.

Creative Changes For Month Four Of The DC Relaunch

We know how committed DC Comics is to keeping these books on time. Like it’s a religion or something. Well, the Spanish Inquisition has been at December’s solicitations…

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The Big Big Bang Theory Theory

The Big Bang Theory is Warner’s hit sitcom that both celebrates and mocks geekdom in a variety of forms with a wealth of insular references to geek culture. And owned by Warners, it’s only natural that it looks to DC Comics for its comic book hooks (although if they need a comic creator anyone has actually heard of, they have to go for Stan Lee).

Sunday Rushes – Sigourney Weaver Spills Prometheus Secrets, Vin Diesel Shares Riddick Art – And More

Evangeline Lilly believes that The Hobbit screenplay is more sophisticated than the book:

New Doctor Who Set Snaps Tie In To The Climax Of The God Complex

I was quite surprised by the end of saturday’s Doctor Who episode, The God Complex.

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And… wow. People were sure looking for secrets on that whiteboard. I wonder if they found any?

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RT Mitte (Walter Jr.) Discusses His Breaking Bad Role At MCM Comic Con

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Finally, Brian Bendis Brings Us The Utopians

Dennis Barger Closes Wonderworld Comics

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Blood Will Flow – The Blood Queen Vs Dracula

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Black Christmas

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IDW To Publish The Fly: Outbreak

Brian Wood States That He Is Not The Writer of Spawn Ongoing After All

Cinema Sins Shows Us How To Make A Zack Snyder Film

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Mayday, Mayday, It’s Black Mask Studios’ Complete March 2015 Solicitations

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Baby You Can Drive My Kaa – Talking With Jungle Book: Fall Of The Wild’s Mark Miller