Wednesday Trending Topics: Amazing Spider-Man 698 — Turkey or Pumpkin Pie?

When I think of Spider-Man on Thanksgiving, it’s usually because of a giant Spider-Man balloon floating in the skies of New York City.  But this year, people might be thinking about Spider-Man for a different reason.  There have certainly been a variety of reactions to the release of Amazing Spider-Man #698. Here’s Rich’s take:  I think it’s a really clever comic and well worth the recommendation. But some of you are going to have real problems with it. And I’m going to explore those – and why this could be a real opportunity for the comic. You know the forum has its opinion too.

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Why You Should Not Despair At Amazing Spider-Man #698 (SPOILERS) 

The following article will act as if you have read Amazing Spider-Man #698. If you have not, you may want to look elsewhere, until you have. I think it’s a really clever comic and well worth the recommendation. But some of you are going to have real problems with it. And I’m going to explore those – and why this could be a real opportunity for the comic.

Who Is Spying On Superman And Wonder Woman’s Snogfest? (SPOILERS)

While most of the superhero comics this week involved laboured fight scenbes, here at Bleeding Cool, we also like to celebrate the closer, more intimate, and frankly nicer behaviour of people to each other. And what better way to celebrate that with a kiss?

The Return Of Uncle Ben In Amazing Spider-Man #700

Marvel have released the following pages from Amazing Spider-Man #700. They do spoil aspects of Amazing Spider-Man #698, so watch that if when you’re going in if you’re not totally au fait with what went down…

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The Simpsons Finally Producing 22-Year Old Script By Judd Apatow 

Conan O’Brien has a new online chat show called Serious Jibber-Jabber that dispenses with the trappings and just puts him head to head with a guest for a good, long chat. His interview with Judd Apatow, for example, runs the best part of 70 minutes.

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.

A New Deleted Scene From Thor – With Much More Promised For The Marvel Movie Box-Set

To promote their newly re-solicited Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One box set, Marvel have issued another deleted scene from Thor. This is amongst the new special features compiled for the set, including more cutting room trims, previews of some Phase Two films and a number of easter eggs.

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

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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.

 

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