Tuesday Trending Topics: The Ultimate Spoiler

‘Tis the season: Bleeding Cool has been warning you that something big was going to happen in the Ultimate universe. Something media friendly, something guaranteed to get column inches, to get people talking and popping into comic shops to see what all the fuss is about. And now it’s happened.

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The Washington Post Spoils The Ultimates Big Time 

Bleeding Cool has been warning you that something big was going to happen in the Ultimate universe. Something media friendly, something guaranteed to get column inches, to get people talking and popping into comic shops to see what all the fuss is about.

Marvel Happily Spoils The Ultimates #16 Even Before #15 Is On Sale 

The A on his helmet really doesn’t stand for France anymore.

The Gail Simone/Greg Rucka Question/Huntress Comic That Never Was 

Gail Simone talks about working on the New 52. And why Birds Of Prey was taken away from her.

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Have Marvel Retconned The Avengers On DVD Or Just Censored It?

This post will, by necessity, contain a very big Avengers movie spoiler indeed. Please do not read on if you have not already seen the film. Of course, statistics say that you have seen the film. So read on.

Did Doctor Who Swipe Alan Moore’s Captain Britain? | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

But it’s another Alan Moore comic being referenced here, one with a character designed by Alan Davis. What about The Gunslinger and… The Fury?

Chronicle’s Max Landis Doesn’t Want You To Call His New Show A “Superhero” Show | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Max Landis, the prodigious, witty and almost ceaselessly energetic screenwriter of Chronicle has set up a new superhero show at Fox TV. Or maybe he hasn’t. Not quite.

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MarvelNOW! Uncanny X-Force Launches With Sam Humphries And Ron Garney

This is the first time there have been two ongoing X-Force comics at the same time.

Is Paul Cornell Leaving Demon Knights Too?

There’s been a rumour going round the British comics industry circles of late that Paul Cornell is leaving Demon Knights and setting up new projects at Marvel to replace it. His Vertigo book, Saucer Country, would be unaffected.

DC Comics Cancels GI Combat With Issue Seven

DC Comics has cancelled the first of their Second Wave titles. GI Combat was initially Men Of War, renamed, recreated and rebranded to tell more war stories from the DC Universe. But its seventh issue will be its last. Basically the same comic has been cancelled twice.

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Ben Affleck Is Officially Directing A Batman Film

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Chris and Paul Weitz To Bring Grant Morrison’s Sinatoro To TV

Making Batgirl Less Likeable For The Killing Joke Movie

Do You Remember When Batman Had Sex With Batgirl – And Got Her Pregnant?

The CW Claims The Best Superhero Shows On TV

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Ragman Confirmed To Be Coming To Arrow Season 5 With Actor Announcement

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Tony Lee To Write Screenplay For Flight 342 – But What Else Will He Announce At San Diego Comic-Con?

All-Star Batman Is The All Star Of Advance Reorders

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Hulk’s Gladiator Armor From Thor: Ragnarok Has Just Been Revealed

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Just Imagine… Margaret Atwood Creating The Punisher, At San Diego Comic-Con