Saturday Trending Topics: DCECCC

And that’s a lot of C’s.  But today was largely about ECCC on Bleeding Cool, with our convention correspondents — including Judd Morse, Gavin Lees, Cameron Hatheway, Matt Funk, Jeffrey Whitelaw, and Kelly Davis — providing some rather stellar coverage.  Posts about a pair of DC panels was widely discussed today, but we’ve got much, much more coming from the show over the next several hours, so stay tuned.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

ECCC DC New 52 Panel: Earth 2, Batman’s Cape, Flash’s New Villain, Batwing And JLI

The Q&A; session got a little terse, with a couple audience members essentially asking why DC destroyed everything and alienated their loyal readers. Creators basically responded that judging by their own interactions with fans, they’re doing okay. “Every once in a while you have to revitalize your mythology,” said Manapul.

ECCC: DC All Access Panel – Flash, The Speed Of Light, And Other Consequences Of The New 52 (UPDATE) 

Flash: No speed of light, they want to give the character challenges.  He will be dealing with the consequences of his power, and there is some cool new stuff coming up involving the speed force. They are exploring what it means to be the Flash, and consequences are “dire”.

David Finch Hospitalised In Mexico

Mexican radio and the convention facebook page are both now stating that the hospital have  declared that is out of danger, but there is no word whether or not David will be able to attend the show.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New Avengers Promo Finally Delivers A Close-Up Of An Alien Soldier

Here’s a new TV spot for The Avengers and, below it, a screen grab revealing one of Loki’s alien warriors. And it’s very clear. And you can see exactly what it is…

Where The Avengers Fits Into The Long-Term Marvel Movie Plan… And What About Civil War?

Here’s a second short report from our remote video discussion with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige at Disney’s Hammersmith offices, ahead of the release of The Avengers (Avengers Assemble in the UK) next month.

“Ant Man… The Closest It’s Ever Been” – Kevin Feige

We’ll have a larger piece later, but I did want to share what Kevin Feige said about a favourite topic for Bleeding Cool, the Edgar Wright Jr/Joe Cornish scripted Ant Man project at Marvel Studios.

 

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The Fantastic Four Embargo Appears To Be Holding… For Now

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Valiant Previews – Bloodshot Reborn #5 And Imperium #7

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Discover What Happened Before Marceline Became A Vampire With Adventure Time 2015 Spoooktacular

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Reports Say Channing Tatum Closes Deal To Play Gambit

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Will We See This Old 70’s Character In Marvel’s Luke Cage?

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Booze Geek: Gollum Precious Pils And The Many Faces Of Smeagol

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Ant-Man Easter Egg Check List

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KaBOOM! Giving Fans What They Want: Over The Garden Wall’s Limited Comic Release Arrives In August