Wednesday Trending Topics: “It’s Called The Avengers Initiative”

Based on internet consensus, the new trailer for The Avengers is… pretty much the best thing ever. Gotta say I agree. And be sure to check out Brendon’s shot-by-shot breakdown of what’s in it and what we know about it.

 

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New Trailer For Joss Whedon’s The Avengers 

This is really strong stuff. A good few notches above the previous trailers I think.

Steve Martin Ego-Slaps Gwyneth Paltrow On Twitter 

The ball’s in your court, Glick.

Stop The Fuss About Lucy Liu Because Dr. Watson Always Was A Woman – Here’s The Evidence

Rex Stout was the creator of Nero Wolfe, the great New York detective weighing “a seventh of a ton,” always reluctant to leave his specially-made chair, let alone his well-apointed Brownstone.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Aquaman Vs Darkseid – SPOILERS 

And it worked. Not only did I cast Samuel Jackson in the role in my mind, but his fifth issue outsold every Marvel comic book on the stands.

One Million Homophobic Moms Target Archie Comics And Toys R Us (UPDATED)

UPDATE: John Goldwater, c0-CEO of Archie Comics has responded to the story below. He writes;

The Only Avengers Vs X-Men Variant Cover I Want 

Oh no. I want a variant cover. Worse than that I want a retailer variant cover. Worse than that I want an Avengers Vs X-Men variant cover. But on the other hand it’s this one. By Skottie Young. For Midtown Comics. Clicky for biggy.

 

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Free On Bleeding Cool: George R. R. Martin’s Wild Cards: The Hard Call #1

Tom Cruise Does His Own Driving Stunts?

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Mighty Marvel Geeks Issue 78: Ant-Man, George R.R. Martin, Bendis On Jessica Jones And Picks Of The Week

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From JLA Gods & Monsters: Superman To Shrinking Man And More

Swipe File: A Very Casual Herb Trimpe Godzilla Swipe

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Terry Cronin On Creator-Owned Comics, Students Of The Unusual, And Horse Power G

Kickstarter And Image Comics – What’s The Deal?

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Boston, Rhode Island And Kansas Comic Cons Enter Trademark Battle

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Cullen Bunn Presents ‘A Very Dark Reflection Of Our World’ In Harrow County

Marvel’s First Star Wars Collection To Sell A Quarter Of A Million