Thursday Trending Topics: Not Watchmen

Ok, that’s kind of interesting…  there was much less Watchmen at the top of the charts (even beyond the top 3) than I would have expected today (and it wasn’t for lack of trying). Has everyone made up their minds already, decided to get it or not, and moved on to the next topic? Let’s take it to a poll:

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Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Spider-Man’s New Costume Gets A Colour Scheme | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Spider-Man: Ends Of The Earth is the storyline that writer Dan Slott says he’s been building up to, with Doctor Octopus and the Sinister Six launching numerous world threats simultaneously.

Buffy Season Nine Issue 9 Cover (SPOILERS) | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

The cover to issue 8 of Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season Nine caused considerable stir. And we still don’t exactly know how that’s going to play out, although I suspect a Skywalker apporach. But, trying not to spoil anything, the covers to Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season Nine #9 appear to show a Buffy who is, well, less likely to be on her way to Venus de Milo status.

The Action Comics #6 Variant You Don’t Want | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

You pick up the Action Comics #6 Combo edition. You open the bag, you wait the appropriate amount of time, you flip to the DC Download Code page and…

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New Dark Knight Toys Make Me Want To Hug Tom Hardy And Tell Him Everything Will Be Okay | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

The Wayne Enterprises factories are working over time to get The Dark Knight Rises merchandise ready to go and, as with Green Lantern, there are two very clear approaches being taken. Movie Masters will be highly articulated figures (Maybe all of Tom Hardy‘s shoulder muscles will move individually!) whilst Quick Tek will be a series of less detailed figures with snap on armour and equipment. Basically, if they made Pirate Batman now, he’d be a Quick Tek figure.

Wednesday Night Mini-Rushes – A “Man” With Four Arms And A Woman Swooshing Her In 3D | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

This publicity stunt for Chronicle took some doing.

Can You Guess Which Movie Franchise This Superbowl Ad Suddenly And Inexplicably Crashes Into? | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

I don’t get it. I didn’t see it coming, and I didn’t understand it after it happened.

 

Is Ta-Nehisi Coates Writing A New Comic Book For Marvel?

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Robert E Howard Presents Thulsa Doom #1

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Michael Rooth Covers Red Sonja / Conan #1

Cerebus Fan To Give Dave Sim’s Cerebus Archive Half A Million In His Will

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Christopher Lee In Horror Hotel

Reading Valiant In Order, Month 2 – X-O Manowar #1, Harbinger #1

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The Bleed 2.29: Reading Star Wars And Darth Vader With Jeremy Konrad

Making A Comic Book Out Of The Movies

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What George R.R. Martin Actually Loved About Ant-Man

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A Freak Magnet Showdown: A Sneak Peek At Fox Hunt #5