Wednesday Trending Topics: Marvel Triple Action

Marvel sweeps the top spots today with a trio of unrelated tidbits. I’m curious to see where the Marcus Johnson mystery goes in particular, because if Rich is right, those clues should start becoming more and more frequent, very soon.

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Wolverine And The X-Men Brings Us A Brand New Day Of Future Past

I have been backwards about coming forwards about my admiration for Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo’s work on the new Wolverine And The X-Men series. Set in school, with lots of text, panels fighting for space and a cast of hundreds, it both reminds me of Grant Morrison X-Men, and a period around Uncany X-Men 200, dense, busy, full of ideas.

Is Journey Into Mystery “Sandman Done Right”?

Because, as we all know, Sandman is Sandman done right. But can there be any other challengers?

Evidence Of Marcus Johnson As Nick Fury’s Son Mounts Up

Bleeding Cool has been following the theory that Marcus Johnson, mysterious star of Battle Scars, is Nick Fury’s son, and potentially creating a new black Nick Fury in the standard Marvel Universe in time for the Avengers movie, starring Samuel L Jackson in the role.

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Top Five Ways To See The Dark Knight Rises At A Midnight Screening Even When They’re All Sold Out

As it is has been left to the discretion of cinema chains when they will start selling tickets, we probably shouldn’t expect a big, centralised announcement from Warner Bros. indicating when the majority of screenings for The Dark Knight Rises are going to be on sale.

The Best Star Wars Lego Corporate Response Ever

The Early Learning Centre is a British retail chain specialising in toys for young children with an educative agenda. Videogame developer Ross Mills found it odd that they would be selling Anakin Skywalker toys there, from a variety of manufacturers including Lego, and decided to write a letter.

Info Scraps And A Cover Shot – The Dark Knight Rises With Entertainment Weekly | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

As well as a cover shot of Christian Bale in his Sunday (night) best, there’s more pics and an article inside. Chris Nolan apparently gets into conversations about – and you may consider this to contain weeny, minor spoilers:

 

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