Sunday Trending Topics: It’s Sonic Good

Quite a bit of controversy in the air for a December Sunday, but at least it isn’t snow.  A pair of comic shops vs Dark Horse Digital,  Ken Penders continuing storylines with Sonic characters, and Alan Moore discusses Frank Miller.  What will Monday bring? I must say I see a few interesting things in drafts…

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Comic Stores Stop Ordering Dark Horse Comics For The Shelf Over Digital Price Point 

Last week, Dark Horse announced that it too was going day-and-date digital for all its comics. However, unlike other publishers, it was charging a  lower price for digital from the get go.

Ken Penders To Publish Sonic The Hedgehog Characters On His Own 

And now he seems to be taking the step of publishing the characters separately from the Sonic comic. Even if they still look just like Sonic characters. He writes;

Alan Moore Reacts To Frank Miller – “We Have Diametrically Opposing Views” 

“Well, Frank Miller is someone whose work I’ve barely looked at for the past twenty years. I thought the Sin City stuff was unreconstructed misogyny, 300 appeared to be wildly ahistoric, homophobic and just completely misguided. I think that there has probably been a rather unpleasant sensibility apparent in Frank Miller’s work for quite a long time. Since I don’t have anything to do with the comics industry, I don’t have anything to do with the people in it.”

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

VIDEO: Opening Sequence For Avatar: The Last Airbender Sequel, The Legend Of Korra

Then, beneath the opening sequence, the trailer for The Legend of Korra that premiered at Comic-Con.

John Waters Top Ten Favourite Films Of 2011

There’s only one obvious surprise in the line-up, and Waters even acknowledges how unexpected a choice it is in his accompanying comments.

Charlie Brooker Talks To Us About Black Mirror, Twitter And The Ethics Of Insults

Brooker was very clear that he didn’t want us to give away too much, so I think I’m going to leave this just to what he said. That way, he’ll have nobody else to blame but himself.

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Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Returns September 20th

Marvel Divides The All-New Wasp From The Less-New Foolkiller

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A Batgirl Movie? Yes, Please!

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IDW To Launch Star Trek: Waypoint Series

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“Welcome To Stars Hollow. Careful, We Talk Fast.” Lauren Graham Welcomes Worldwide Netflix Viewers

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When Is A Star Wars Comic Not A Star Wars Comic? When It’s A Cinestory

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Luke Cage Reportedly To Make An Impact At Comic-Con

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Diamond Comics’ Best Practice Awards Nominations For The Summer Of 2016

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The McCarthys’ Tyler Ritter To Join Star City PD On Arrow

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New Writing From J.K. Rowling About The North American School Of Magic