Monday Trending Topics: Captain Cold

 

A cold trend to start the new year. How appropriate.  But it looks like one of the earliest villians of the Silver Age (it doesn’t get too much more Silver Agey than Showcase 8) is making a relatively early debut in the New 52.   There’s quite a debate over this one in the forum, so dive in and get your opinion out there.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

The New Look Captain Cold – And A Few New Characters For The DCU

Idle Hands, as part of their roundup of current DC comic books (and, really, they give Catwoman short shrift),run a couple of scans from what appears to be a DC New 52 promotion of sorts.

Amy E Genkins Gets In Touch Over Amanda Conner Watchmen 2 Artwork 

I wasn’t sure whether or not the Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts Silk Spectre II piece we ran yesterday was from the Watchmen prequel mini-series rumoured to be published by DC Comics or not.

Rob Liefeld To Write Deathstroke Series?

Coming through the industry gossip mills comes the news that Rob Liefeld, current solo writer/artist of Hawk And Dove, and artist of The Infinite, will also be writing the new 52 series Deathstroke.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Five Things About Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia 

The following contains spoilers for both Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia and also the first series episode A Study in Pink.

101 Films From 2011 That You Really Shouldn’t Have Missed

I’ve whittled that list down to the 101 films I think movie buffs should catch up with, for one reason or another, and sorted them, I’d say, into escalating order of interest.

First Trailer For Upside Down Looks Wonderful, Imaginative, Surprising 

Canal+ have premiered the first trailer for the sci-fi fantasy Upside Down, a romantic thriller across two worlds, each one hanging upside down in the sky of the other.

 

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A Peek At The Empire Magazine Avengers: Age Of Ultron Covers

Does Professor X Have A Secret Life In The DC Universe?

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Mortdecai And The Horror Of Bad Adaptations – Look! It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

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Swipe File: MPH And Eureka’s Blink

Oncoming Storm Cancels Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis Premiere

Lying In The Gutters – 26th January 2015 – Fear The Secret Wars

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Fox Confirms That Its Looking At A Possible X-Men Television Series

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David Tennant Joins The Marvel Universe

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Rumors Of Who Daniel Brühl Is Playing In Captain America: Civil War

Gail Simone Tops ComiXology Submit Sales For 2014