Tuesday Trending Topics: No Khan

Simon Pegg on rumors that Khan is the new Star Trek villain: “I think people just want to have a scoop. It annoys me – it’s beyond the point to just ferret around for spoilers all the time to try to be the first to break them… It just spoils the film. It masquerades as interest in the movie but really it’s just nosiness and impatience. You just want to say, ‘Oh f— off! Wait for the film!”  Read the rest.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Superman No Longer Fighting A Woman On The Cover Of Superman #9 

This is the cover as solicited to Superman issue nine.

When The Topless Bodypaint Superheroines Were Banned From Comic Con 

But Lisa Marie, Alicia Lee, Shannon Bayless, Brooke Bayless and Mary Casarreal weren’t back for the remaining two days.  Motor City Comic Con promoter Michael Goldman, who said he received complaints, and first asked them to (further) cover up and then leave the show entirely, before the show’s busy Saturday period, giving them a full refund.

Yes, America, It’s Alan Scott 

Well, at Phoenix Comic Con, I had a much stronger source confirm to me that, yes, it is indeed Alan Scott. On that basis I feel confident in calling it. Keep your Earth 2 #1 in good nick, and start queuing up for Earth 2 #2… right about now.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Simon Pegg Wants You To Know That Khan Is Not The New Star Trek Villain

Simon Pegg is not pleased with people who do my job.* Speaking to The Telegraph, he’s rubbished rumours that Khan is the villain of the new Star Trek film, going on to say:

An Alternate Storyline For The Walking Dead?

The most interesting part of the panel to me was Jon discussing his idea for a slightly different ending to (SPOILER COMING).

Gong Li Will Star In Tarsem Singh’s Movie About Marco Polo

For his next set of tricks, Singh will telling the story of Marco Polo. According to Screen Daily, casting for the film has started with Gong Li signing on to play a Mongolian Empress.

 

Jerry Seinfeld Dusts Off The Stand Up Skills For The Tonight Show

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Matt Brooks’ Red Sonja Cover Gets Scheduled And Dressed

In The Heart Of The Sea Gets A Second Trailer

Thanos And The Inhumans In The Marvel What The–?! Holiday Spectacular

Everything Wrong With Guardians Of The Galaxy And A James Gunn Rebuttal

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Earth Has A New God, And He’s A Communist – Preview Of Divinity #1

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CBS To Shake Up Extant Cast For Season 2

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Golden Age Superman Strips Still Teach Us How To Make Comics

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The Interview Is Available To Stream Now – And Weirdly On Xbox Video

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“It Just Goes From Bad To Worse” – How Is The Marvel Experience In Scottsdale, Arizona Doing Now?