We’re now in the final week of the launch of DC’s New 52, and I gotta say it’s been one of the most noteworthy months in recent comics history. They’ve done a good job keeping the heat turned up all month, so I can’t help but wonder what’s in store for this Wednesday. As Rich notes, there doesn’t seem to be anything particularly controversial in today’s chart-topping Teen Titans preview… does there?
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Well, there doesn’t appear to be any portrayal of a much loved comic character in a sexual degrading fashion. Mind you this is only the first five pages of Teen Titans #1, so they still have plenty of opportunities. Courtesy of USA Today…
On a recent blog entry discussing marriages in comics, Jim Shooter reprints a synopsis to his editor for a two part Legion Of Superheroes story, during which he says;
This is the third time Marvel have revealed the cover to Uncanny X-Men #1. Once with silhouettes and once without. This is the first time we’ve seen the bottom right corner though.
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The phrase is something of a mantra for Melisandre of Asshai, a character introduced in the second of George R.R Martin‘s Song of Ice and Fire books, and therefore the second series of A Game of Thrones.
Set pictures from The Dark Knight Rises have revealed that Catwoman will indeed have another look, and the officially released image of Anne Hathaway in costume doesn’t tell the whole story. Be warned: the following images, and perhaps discussion, could be called spoilers.
It makes sense that Don Coscarelli should adapt David Wong‘s John Dies at the End into a movie as it always shared some of his sensibilities. Both Wong’s book and Coscarelli’s Phantasm, for example, build menace out of confusion, and detail fictional worlds decorated with inexplicable, often disconcerting hypnagogia.
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