Thursday Trending Topics: Marvel NEW! Universe

Version 3.0? In the eighties Jim Shooter tried to spearhead a brand new superhero continuity at Marvel Comics, the New Universe, featuring the likes of John Romita Jr, Peter David, Tom DeFalco, Fabian Nicieza, Paul Ryan, Fabian Nicieza, Mark Gruenwald, John Byrne, and many more. DP7 was my favourite by far, an X-Men-alike series, told in real time with powered up people with uniquely exhibited powers trying to band together against the world.

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Jonathan Hickman Brings Back The New Universe For Marvel NOW! 

In the eighties Jim Shooter tried to spearhead a brand new superhero continuity at Marvel Comics, the New Universe, featuring the likes of John Romita Jr, Peter David, Tom DeFalco, Fabian Nicieza, Paul Ryan, Fabian Nicieza, Mark Gruenwald, John Byrne, and many more. DP7 was my favourite by far, an X-Men-alike series, told in real time with powered up people with uniquely exhibited powers trying to band together against the world.

DC Comics Brings On The Bad Guys Next Year

Bleeding Cool has learnt from a number of sources that DC Comics’ Next Big Thing will be a focus on the villains of the DC Universe, and introducing a raft of bad guy characters to books, many of whom will be making their debut in the New 52.

Did Two Captions Doom Ozymandias?

There are spoilers here for Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #4. But then, only if you haven;t read Watchmen. In which case, there are spoilers for Watchmen too.

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James Gunn’s Tasteless History Resurfaces As He Preps To Write And Direct Guardians Of The Galaxy 

Are you getting excited for 2014′s Guardians of the Galaxy adaptation? The film is being produced by Marvel Studios and James Gunn has been brought on to write and direct the feature. Unfortunately for Gunn, his association with the project has led to people taking an interest in some of his previous academic writings upon the subject of comic books and the characters who inhabit them.

Video: Blackadder Returns… As An Evil, Scheming Banker

The Royal Albert Hall last night played host to We Are Most Amused, a Princes Trust charity gala. Amongst the numerous attractions was a sketch about the ongoing economic crisis, interrupted by the surprising return of Edmund Blackadder. Je was once again played with almost flammable unctuousness by the brilliant Rowan Atkinson.

As Expected – Hugh Jackman In X-Men: Days Of Future Past Too 

As I’ve been wibbling on about for months, pretty much the entire key cast of Bryan Singer‘s original X-Men movies are going to appear in the next one, Days of Future Past.

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James Gunn’s Tasteless History Resurfaces As He Preps To Write And Direct Guardians Of The Galaxy

Are you getting excited for 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy adaptation? The film is being produced by Marvel Studios and James Gunn has been brought on to write and direct the feature. Unfortunately for Gunn, his association with the project has led to people taking an interest in some of his previous academic writings upon the subject of comic books and the characters who inhabit them.

A Look Behind The Scenes Of The DC Universe From Justice League Dark

From the new issue of Justice League Dark, a conspiratorial look across the New 52 DC Universe, giving some major hints as to the way a number of books will be going, and the upcoming Trinity War.

“Hey! Quasi-Pretty-NOT-Hot-Girl, You Are More Pathetic Than The REAL Nerds” – Tony Harris (UPDATE)

On Twitter, Tony Harris asked people to retweet his Facebook post below. Well, this is a kind of a retweet. I guess.

 

Tidewater Comicon Takes Star Wars #1 Covers To 61

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Bill & Ted, The Con Job And Hit: 1957 Leads BOOM! Studios March 2015 Solicitations

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The Eisner Award Judges For 2015 Named – Get Those Fruit Baskets Ready

Cyborg And Submarines – Clip From Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis

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Fire At Komico Of Montreal….

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Sony Cancels The Interview, Gives In To The Hackers

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Make That 60 Covers For Star Wars #1, Thanks To Pasqual Ferry And ThinkGeek

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Garbage Pail Kids, They’re Not Like Us

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The Comic Book Adaptation Taken Down By North Korea

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Ken Levine, Creator Of Bioshock, Hints At Radical New Game