Lying In The Gutters – 26th March 2012

That’s what it feels like, looking at the new solicitations anyway… apologies to the Blues Brothers.

Top Twenty Stories By Traffic

1. Batman And Wonder Woman #7 – Everything You Thought You Knew Was Wrong (SPOILERS)

2. Rob Liefeld Says Sales For Grifter, Deathstroke And Hawkman Have Fallen Off A Cliff

3. Everybody Stop And Look At Walter Simonson’s Artwork

4. The Justice League Are The New Authority

5. STOLEN: Trailer With Thousands Of Avatar Comics And Graphic Novels

6. It’s Thursday, It Must Be Time For Another Catwoman Controversy

7. This Avengers Comic Is Very Bad. But It Is Also Free.

8.  The Tabloids Have Named Doctor Who’s New Companion

9. Another Of The Avengers Is Set Up For Iron Man 3 Appearance

10. The Return Of Stephen Platt

11. A Comic Store Owner Addresses Mark Waid

12. The Amazing Spider-Man Sets Up Villains For Future Installation

13. Top Ten Horrific Reasons To Love WonderCon

14. First Official Image Of Doctor Who’s New Companion

15. The Killing Joke On The Comic Book Men

16. Killing Off Boba Fett. Oh Go On, Just Do It.

17. Preview: League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009

18. First Images Of Jonny Lee Miller And Lucy Liu As Holmes And Watson

19. The First Appearance Of The Walking Dead’s Michonne Free On ComiXology

20. The Walking Dead #19 Sells For $1650, #1 Hits $1830

And Ten You May Prefer…

1. Piracy, Double Shipping, Multiple Artists And Buying Batman Noel

2. Kevin Smith Hoping To Get Animated Clerks Back On Screen Next Year

3. Marvel “Greatly Reduces” Newsstand Distribution

4. Glen Keane’s Resignation Letter Marks The End Of An Era For Disney

5. Avengers Vs X-Men #1 To Ship To Stores A Week Early Under Lock And Key

6. Our Interview With Gary Ross, Director Of The Hunger Games

7. Marshal Law Omnibus Confirmed From DC Comics For Next Summer

8. Akira Storyboards From One Of The American Versions That Didn’t Get Made

9. When Rob Ruffalo Pretended To Be Pat Lee

10. Glen Keane’s Resignation Letter Marks The End Of An Era For Disney

Special thanks to Lee Barnett, Grace Randolph, Adi Tantimedh, Aaron Haaland, Kaare Andrews, Tom Huxley, Dr Manolis Vamvounis, Ryan King, Peter S Svensson and Siike Donnelly.

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