Tuesday Trending Topics: ‘Twas The Night Before Amazing Spider-Man #698

I didn’t want to see the spoiler, but in the end I couldn’t quite manage to avoid it.  And… well, it’s going to be an interesting day on the comics internet, I think.

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Get Off The Internet If You Don’t Want To Be Spoiled On Amazing Spider-Man #698 

Marvel have done their best to keep the spoiler in Amazing Spider-Man #698 locked in a big metal case. They didn’t even leak it in the national press the day before, so you know they really mean it. But nothing can really prevent someone from getting a copy on the Monday before, scanning it in and posting it online. Which is exactly what has happened.

Is That Rom In Age Of Ultron? Um… Yes.

Right there, in the middle of the Polaroids, is ROM. Labeled as ROM. The Hasbro trademark registration makes more sense now…

Retailers Await DC Comics’ Decision Over Digital Distribution

Last week Bleeding Cool pointed out that DC titles were available through ComiXology on Wednesday at 9am GMT, 4am ET and 1am PT. We thought it may have been an error. It wasn’t.

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Amazing Spider-Man Filmmakers Changing Their Tune On Harry Osborn 

This time last week, Marc Webb and his Amazing Spider-Man sequel collaborators were looking for somebody “dark and edgy” to play Peter’s chum, Harry Osborn.

David Tennant Back For Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary? 

We don’t know just how they’d pull it off, but Bleeding Cool has heard from a solid source that David Tennant will be returning to Doctor Who.

Lucasfilm Hire Empire Strikes Back Scribe Lawrence Kasdan For New Star Wars – UPDATED 

Lawrence Kasdan wrote on both The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, and was man of the match on Raiders of the Lost Ark. He’s also the writer-director of several films I love, from Body Heat to Grand Canyon and now, Deadline believe, he’s on Lucasfilm’s wish list for their revitalised Star Wars plans. There’s a compelling character arc for you.

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Geek Girl On The Street Reports: Gail Simone’s Tea Is Only Con-Hot*

Hello, Bleeding Cool, how ya been? So guess what!?! The whole “Tony Harris has a meltdown about non-geeky girls cosplaying” thing completely passed me by this week.

Get Off The Internet If You Don’t Want To Be Spoiled On Amazing Spider-Man #698

Marvel have done their best to keep the spoiler in Amazing Spider-Man #698 locked in a big metal case. They didn’t even leak it in the national press the day before, so you know they really mean it. But nothing can really prevent someone from getting a copy on the Monday before, scanning it in and posting it online. Which is exactly what has happened.

DC Cancels Its Longest Running Series, Hellblazer, And Replaces It With New 52 Title, Constantine

It’s the end of the world as we know it.

 

Embrace Your Uniqueness – New Featurette For Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

John Cunningham, Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Sales At DC Comics

Breaking Down The Trinity As It Moves To The Big Screen

Is This Further Proof That The Inhumans Movie Is Gone?

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Legendary To Adapt Life Is Strange Into Digital Series

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21 San Diego Comic-Con Panels For You To Listen To… and The Eisners!

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James McAvoy And M. Night Shyamalan Team Up In Split Trailer

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We’re All Loners In Our Own Way – Talking Rom With Gage, Ryall And Messina

"Livewire" -- When an accident transforms a volatile CatCo employee into the villainous Livewire, she targets Cat (Calista Flockhart, pictured) and Supergirl, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, Nov. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Darren Michaels/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. © 2015 WBEI. All rights reserved.

Cat Grant And Winn Find New Roles In Supergirl Season Two

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