Thursday Trending Topics: The Golden Age Green Lantern

Rich has heard from some of his sources about which iconic character will be reintroduced as a gay man: If my assumptions are correct, we will learn of Alan Scott’s sexual orientation and his role as a Green Lantern of Earth Two in Earth Two #2, out next month. I’ve seen plenty of other theories on which character it will be as well. Do you think it will be Alan Scott?

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Will Alan Scott, DC’s Original Green Lantern, Be Reintroduced As A Gay Man? | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Understand that this is not a firm story. Not like DC Comics renumbering all their New DCU comics to issues zero through September, say. This is based on a number of well sourced people and involves considerable hearsay.

Jim Lee Paints Batman. I Mean, Really Paints Batman. | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Here’s a portrait of Batman by Jim Lee as part of a Darkness and Light exhibition held at DC’s new Burbank offices, featuring work by DC creators and others based on DC characters. The exhibition will travel to promote their We Can Be Heroes charitable program, including the The Michael J. Wolf Gallery during San Diego Comic Con.

Swipe File: Steed And Mrs Peel #0 And The X-Men | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Here’s the Mike Perkins. cover for Steed And Mrs Peel #0 from Boom this September.

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NBC’s Script For What The Cast Of Community Can And Can’t Say About Sacked Showrunner Dan Harmon | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Dan Harmon, the creator and showrunner of Community, was last week sacked from the show and replaced with David Guarascio and Moses Port. I’d imagine those poor guys are right about now either quaking under the bed covers or kidding themselves that they’ll knock their episodes out of the park and “show us all.”

First Images From The Movie Version Of The Dark Knight Returns | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Further to the cast details of earlier today, here are several images from the animated Dark Knight Returns.

Rock Confirms Reshoot For G.I. Joe: Retaliation | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

We reported yesterday that the release date for G.I. Joe sequel Retaliation has been moved back nine months to March 29th 2013, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has just confirmed that alongside digital post-conversion to 3D, there are also reshoots taking place to create scenes specifically catered to a 3D release.

 

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