Wednesday Trending Topics: Spider-Man And His Amazing Friend

They report: “In this story, we find that Peter Parker’s days as photographer for the Daily Bugle are behind him and he’s now a scientist at a research firm. Andy is part of a student field trip that visits Parker’s lab. He’s in the wrong place (or perhaps the right place) at the wrong time when Parker’s invention malfunctions and zaps him with great power.”  You decide.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Fox News Reveals Spider-Man’s New Sidekick – Alpha

Marvel has told Fox News that Spider-Man will be getting a sidekick, powered up student-on-a-field-trip, Alpha.

Fourteen Thoughts About Thirteen Comics: Justice League, Spider-Men, Batman Inc, Before Watchmen, Hit Girl, Supreme, Savage Dragon, Aquaman, Prophet, Incredible Hulk, Fatale, Amazing Spider-Man And Amazing Fantasy

Ah Wednesdays. Another week of comics. So what whizzes through my head after reading a batch from today?

Avengers Vs X-Men – The Work Of Architects Or Cowboy Builders?

For those of you still working out exactly how the plot of Secret Avengers ties in with Avengers and Avengers Versus X-Men, where motivations, chronology and who did what, why and why seem tied up in an impossibly to unravel moebius loop where events seem to come before the cause… give up. It’s not worth it. Not when there’s another knot for you to untangle.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Here’s Your New Young Clark Kent And Some Of His Classmates. And A Chair. 

Because nobody had the foresight to film the Smallville sequences of Man of Steel some fifteen years ago (tsk), they only had to go and cast a younger version of Clark Kent. Why does it always happen this way? Lack of proper planning, I tell you.

The Man With The Iron Fist Looks To Be All Fun And Games… 

Marking the directorial debut of The RZA, martial arts picture The Man With the Iron Fist has long been one of my most anticipated films. We’re finally getting closer to release, it seems, as our debutant director has announced that the trailer will drop on Thursday, and teased it with this image.

Will Arnett Cast As Batman, Channing Tatum As Superman, But… 

While World’s Finest fell apart and Justice League is still some way down the track, Warners are casting up their first big screen Batman-Superman pairing…

 

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