Saturday Trending Topics: The Amazing Sales Of JMS

This is one of those things that is just begging for more data and better visualization.  Go back a bunch more years, make it more complete, add in graphs that track how month-to-month total industry volume changes as well.  There’s bound to be much more discussion on this issue in the coming week, it’d be interesting to see more data as well.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Fanboy Rampage: JMS Vs Steve Wacker (UPDATE – Now With Added Waid And Slott) 

Joe Michael Straczynski posted on an open Facebook page, a link to the image above with the words

Swipe File: Body Bags And Kick Ass 

Clownface and Panda from Body Bags from Jason Pearson – a father and underage daughter killing team, 1996, Dark Horse Comics. Big Daddy and Hit Girl from Kick Ass by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr – a father and underage daughter killing team, 2008, Marvel Comics.

Swipe File: X-Men Legacy And Reddit 

From a recent issue of X-Men Legacy #256 by Mike Carey and Steve Kurth, courtesy of Reddit.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New Poster For Dark Knight Rises Drops Some Pretty Big Hints 

Warner Bros. are stepping up the Dark Knight Rises marketing like you wouldn’t believe. As well as the six minute IMAX prologue, an imminent two minute trailer and a lot of viral-style ARG shenanigans, there’s also something as simple as this new poster. I’m sure much will be read into this image, so take it away.

Will Christopher Nolan Have To Fix The Dark Knight Rises Prologue Before Releasing The Full Film?

Warner Bros. have premiered the first six minutes or so of The Dark Knight Rises while Chris Nolan is still in the process of editing the remainder of the movie.

Moffat’s Moriarty Is Watching You From The Stairs

I’d expect the boys will judge well, but… well, I think a little bit of Moriarty goes a long way. I’ll prove it. This picture alone will probably be enough for you to be going on for the rest of the day.

Most-Clicked Pics Today:

Mignola’s Frankenstein And Jem And The Holograms Take Front Of Previews

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And Finally… When Comic Book Creators Get Naked

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Exclusive First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Solicitations

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New In Stores From Avatar Press – Another Suburban Romance

Marvel Cancels X-Force, Nightcrawler, Invaders And Ghost Rider – March Solicitations 2015

A Comic Show – Endgame, Axis, And Image!

Boundless Solicitations For March 2015 – Lady Death

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Dead Hand – The Next X-O Manowar Event From Valiant

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Simone Bianchi And Joe Quinones’ Covers For Star Wars #1 For Books-A-Million And Kings Comics – That’s 59 So Far

GTA Heists

Grand Theft Online Will Finally Get Heists In 2015