Monday Trending Topics: Rated T For Teen (Titans)

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?

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Preview: Teen Titans #1 by Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth

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…

Jim Shooter On Amending The Legion Of Superheroes (UPDATE)

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;

Marvel Reveals Uncanny X-Men 1 Cover. Again.

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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Game Of Thrones: Season Two Gets A Meagre Teaser Trailer

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.

See Catwoman’s Other Costume From The Dark Knight Rises

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.

First Trailer For John Dies At The End

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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Justice Inc,: The Avenger Shows Us How To Make An Impressive Entrance

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David Baddiel On Superheroes, Suicide And Being A Man

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who – Heaven Sent

Next Week On Doctor Who – Hell Bent – The Series Finale


Grumpy Cat – I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Just Don’t Care Preview


Magnetic Press Previews Golem By LRNZ

Writer/Director Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan Calls Star Wars Its Own Genre

Grant Morrison And Dan Mora’s Klaus #1 Goes To Third Printing. Ho Ho Ho.


Beautiful, Well-Written, And Intense: Lantern City Vol. 1 HC Set To Release This March