It’s pretty rare that we see two of the top 3 trending slots taken up by topics related to publishers not named Marvel or DC, but a perusal of BC’s recent analytics suggests it might be a fair bit less rare in 2012. There’s an intriguing match of characters, creators, and subject matter on both Occupy Riverdale and Trio, and of course, that has potential no matter what logo is in the corner.
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Recently Max Modell, head of science labs Horizon, employer of Peter Parker and relatively new supporting cast member of Amazing Spider-Man came out. Not that he wasn’t out already, it just hadn’t been mentioned in the comic book so far. And it was done in the most matter-of-fact manner, thus;
This is the planned artwork for Archie Comics #635 in July, leaked to Bleeding Cool. As earlier rumoured, it will tell the story of the global protest against massively unequal redistrubution of wealth and power, under the title Occupy Riverdale, echoing the Occupy movements present around the world.
Here’s the variant cover for John Byrne’s new IDW comic, Trio, this one inked by Joe Sinnott. Each issue will have a variant cover inked by another legendary comics creator.
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I’m not sure the mark number for the Iron Man legs match the Iron Man chest, but you’re the experts. If it is a mix and match, though, I’m not sure that really does mean it’s a fake. Movie studios don’t have the best record with their poster photoshopping.
After we got a good look at Supergirl a la Lauren Faust at the weekend, along come her Super Best Friends Forever, Batgirl and Wondergirl.
Putting their acting ability aside for one moment, not to mention the temporary dragon tattoo, but who do you think looked more like Lisbeth Salander? Noomi Rapace in the Swedish films? Or Rooney Mara in David Fincher’s do-over?