Saturday Trending Topics: Marvel’s Newest Now

What’s the newest Now news? Well, there’s the discussion over what these Midtown variant covers might mean, and then there’s this: Bleeding Cool is being told from a semi-reliable source of previous stories about Marvel projects, to look out for new ongoing series being announced very shortly, probably this coming week. Click through to the scoop, and the reaction.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Disney Characters Get Size Zero Makeover For Gross New Cartoon

The House of Mouse have teamed up with various fashion luminaries for a new promotional project with Barneys, the New York department store. They’re working on a campaign for the holiday season, comprised of:

Iron Patriot To Appear In Iron Man 3 After All?

Now Marvel have placed a rash of new trademark filings for the phrase IRON PATRIOT, such as this one.

Spoiler Alert! On Tonight’s Huge Doctor Who Surprise!

A few hundred people (two of them here at Bleeding Cool) could very easily have spoiled tonight’s Doctor Who and the big, big surprise. But nobody did. Well – not anybody particularly loud. I know lots of big, big Who fans who had no idea what was coming.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Midtown Marvel NOW Variants Reveal Avengers Team

Midtown Comics have shown sketches for their J Scott Campbell variant cover triptych for All New X-Men #1, Uncanny Avengers #1 and Avengers #1, the latter of which gives some idea of the central cast for the Avengers Marvel NOW.comic. And it looks like we have Spider-Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Iron Man and Hawkeye. But of course Jonathan Hickman is promising a team of eighteen, so plenty more to come.

More Marvel Ongoings To Be Announced Soon – Bachalo, Larroca, Stegman?

Bleeding Cool is being told from a semi-reliable source of previous stories about Marvel projects, to look out for new ongoing series being announced very shortly, probably this coming week.

Cosplay Round-Up: Toronto Fan Expo 2012 

A glimpse of the cosplay scene from this past weekend’s Toronto Fan Expo 2012. These shots are the best I could manage from being stuck at the booth throughout the show, but it was loaded with costumes. A few fun tidbits:

 

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