Tuesday Trending Topics: Avengers Spring, Prometheus Summer

You know it’s going to be a good day on BC if there’s news about both The Avengers Aliens and Prometheus, and today was no exception. I’m pretty intrigued by Brendon’s detailed description of the Prometheus footage he just saw, and it’s a must-read if you’ve been following the details of this film.

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Last Week’s Comics In Eighteen Panels

This is what happened last week in comics:

Creators Claim Monolith Back From DC, Image To Publish In European Editions

Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray have waited the right amount of time for the book to be out of print, jumped through all the hoops they needed to and now, finally, have claimed their “creator owned” series Monolith back from DC Comics.

Marvel Plans A Gay Marriage Media Furore For Astonishing X-Men

We’ve already reported on the upcoming nuptials of X-Man Northstar and his boyfriend Kyle in Astonishing X-Men. Marvel is still being oh so coy on the details and I’m starting to wonder if Rictor and Shatterstar or Hulking and Wiccan will pop by to make it triple gay wedding.

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I’ve Just Seen A Bunch Of Scenes From Prometheus And Want To Tell You About Them

Lots from the Q&A; later, but for now, I want to tell you about the scenes they presented, all of which come from very early in the film and were cut together in such a way that I could quite easily be persuaded this was the first twelve or thirteen minutes of the final edit.

Loki’s Army Revealed In New Avengers Action Figures

The Toys ‘R’ Us in Times Square is something that everyone needs to visit at least once, if for no other reason than it’s probably one of the only shops in the world that has a full-sized ferris wheel inside. From today it will also be home to the debut display of the new line of action figures from The Avengers. This includes all the heroes, of course, but most importantly it gives us our first decent look at Loki’s army – albeit in miniature plastic version.

A Second Clip From The Avengers – Maria Hill And Nick Fury 

Cobie Smulders was a guest with David Letterman last night (tonight? I’m in England, and therefore confused – read that how you will) and her interview gave way to a new clip from The Avengers. It didn’t take long to surface on YouTube, of course.

 

Marvel Staffers Have To Buy Their Own Deadpool Tickets

Ninth Circuit Court Finds Against The Siegels And For Warners Over Superman Rights, But Confirms It Was Not Work-For-Hire

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Tread Perilously Podcast — The X-Files: Fight Club

Whatever Happened To Superman Meeting His Pre-Flashpoint Version? Superman #50 Gets Changes

Batman #50 Increases In Size And Price As Snyder And Paquette Add An Epilogue (UPDATE)

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“Shaft Is Not Supposed To Be A Comedy” – David Walker Talks New Series And Rumored Film

Some Cosplay Photos And Thoughts On True Believers 2016

Transformed From Random Chaos Into Meaning – Scott Snyder Talks Batman’s Return

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Birth Of The Hawkinsverse – The Tithe Meets Think Tank In Double-Sized Issue

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Grant Gustin’s Supergirl Set Photo Is The Picture Of The Day