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.

Constantine: To Hell And Back – A Whole World Out There

Fairy Fails – Paul Duffield’s Comic For Children In An Adult Industry

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We Be Geeks Episode 105: Discussing JLAARP With Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner

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Lemire And Nguyen’s Descender Optioned By Sony

Wednesday Delays To Comics In The UK – Must Be Caught In The Black Vortex

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So What Was Your #FirstPayingGigInComics ?

Work In A Comic Store? Want To Move Into The New York Comic Industry?

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Exclusive First Look At Altered States Doc Savage

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Mike Hawthorne Shares His Process On Quantum And Woody

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In Search Of Lost Dragons Gets A Book Trailer