Friday Trending Topics: DC Creative Changes

Who will be doing what for DC in 2013?Just as I was about to run the story about the Villains Month at DC Comics yesterday, I received an e-mail from an anonymous source that not only backed up everything I’d heard from good sources about that project but added some new details about DC right now, some of which I’d heard (and was planning a story for today) and some of which I hadn’t.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Brian Bendis To Kill Off An Original X-Man?

I’m reminded of when Brian Bendis wanted to kill an Avenger, he got a list and he chose Hawkeye. He probably has a bit more leeway these days.

More Stealth Death Of The Family Comics (SPOILERS)

Are you a collector of the current Death Of The Family storyline in Batman? Think you’ve got every bit so far, even those Batman And Robin and Nightwing and Red Hood And The Outlaws issues that no one actually told you were Death Of The Family tie-ins? Feeling pretty smug with yourself?

Will Gail Simone Leave Batgirl? DC Creative Changes In The Next Few Months

Just as I was about to run the story about the Villains Month at DC Comics yesterday, I received an e-mail from an anonymous source that not only backed up everything I’d heard from good sources about that project but added some new details about DC right now, some of which I’d heard (and was planning a story for today) and some of which I hadn’t.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Rumours! Is The Doctor Who Anniversary Special Called The Eleven Doctors? Will All Eleven Appear?

The well-respected Doctor Who fansite Blogtor Who published, just minutes ago, a compilation of rumours regarding next year’s 50th anniversary special. And then pretty much immediately deleted 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.

One Million Moms Don’t Like Person Of Interest And Its “Way Of Promoting The Homosexual Agenda”

There are many reasons to not like Person of Interest, but I would never personally have alighted on the one that has rankled One Million Moms, the Christian Conservative campaign group.

M0st-Discussed In The Forum Today:

Grant Morrison Puts Barbara Gordon Back In The Wheelchair In Batman Inc

In today’s Batman Inc, we go to the future.

Brian Bendis To Kill Off An Original X-Man?

I’m reminded of when Brian Bendis wanted to kill an Avenger, he got a list and he chose Hawkeye. He probably has a bit more leeway these days.

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.

 

Orphan Black Season 3 Teaser

Comics Industry Reacts To… North Korean Naughtiness

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Hot Toys Releases Images Of Little Groot Toy

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