Sunday Trending Topics: Marvel And DC Comics Kapow Announcements

 

Lots of interesting stories surfacing from Kapow this weekend, with Marvel and DC news drawing a bunch of interest today. And really, sounds like a pretty good comic con weekend just about everywhere, as I’ve heard good things about Motor City, Dallas, and Big Wow over the past couple days as well.

Speaking of conventions, Phoenix Comic Con is next week, so don’t forget to vote in the Bleeding Cool Fan Awards, which will be presented there.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

DC Comics To Switch The Sexual Orientation Of An Established Character

Surprisingly, DiDio stated that they had changed DC’s policy in this regard. And they are about to reintroduce a previously existing DC character who was previously straight and now will be “one of our most prominent gay characters.”

When Cosplay Goes Wrong

Today at Kapow, DC announced that they would be taking an existing character and rebooting them as a very prominent gay DC character. I wonder if Kapow cosplayers beat them to it?

Kapow 2012: New Avengers Vs X-Men Art… And The Return of Professor X 

At Kapow in London, during the Avengers Vs X-Men panel with Kieron Gillen, CB Cebulski and Joe Quesada, they showed off some upcoming Avengers Vs X-Men pages… one of which seems to show a certain Professor X returning for issue 6…

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Animated Storyboards From The Avengers Show Plans For Massive Destruction

Story artist Jane Wu has posted a video to her site of an animatic made during the development of The Avengers.

Angie Harmon Wants To Be She Hulk, Dan Slott Offers Assistance

Having been moved to the verge of a standing ovation by Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner in The Avengers, Rizzoli & Isles star Angie Harmon has decided she has to be She-Hulk.

Edgar Wright And Johnny Depp’s Night Stalker Gets A Bleeding Cool Favourite Screenwriter

DeVincentis been signed up to write the screenplay for The Night Stalker, an adaptation of the 70′s show about Carl Kolchak, a reporter with a taste for investigating the supernatural.

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Star Wars #1 Gets A Reprint – May The Fourth Be With You. Also Darth Vader And Spider-Gwen (Image UPDATE)

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America, The Land Of Opportunity – Recapping Agent Carter’s Finale: ‘Valediction’

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Ch-Ch-Changes – Deadpool #250 To The Final Issue Of The New 52

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Mairghread Scott Talks Swords Of Sorrow: Chaos Special

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3 Reasons Orphan Black Makes For An Interesting Comic

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And Finally… When Kayne West Hugs Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Preview Of Dead Hands Pt 1 In X-O Manowar #34 Plus Imperium #2

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Free On Bleeding Cool – The Black Bat Issues One And Two

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Spider-Gwen, Savage Sword of Criminal, D4VE, Low, They’re Not Like Us, Daredevil & More!

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Bioshock Infinite’s Scott Bradlee And The Postmodern Jukebox Play Madrid