Saturday Trending Topics: Batgirl, Deathstroke, Gail Simone

Rumors about DC 2013 continue: As we were preparing yesterday’s story concerning rumours Gail Simone leaving Batgirl, and other DC creative changes, Gail was fueling them on Twitter. Such as this conversation.

M0st-Read Comic Stories Today:

Would You Have Bought Gail Simone’s Deathstroke?

As we were preparing yesterday’s story concerning rumours Gail Simone leaving Batgirl, and other DC creative changes, Gail was fueling them on Twitter. Such as this conversation.

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.

When Comic Collection Goes Too Far

We all know comic collectors can be a little possessive about their prized objects d’art. But I’ve never seen it go this far before.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Two New Netflix Rivals – One With Films Currently In Cinemas, One That You Could Afford

US consumers who like to stream movies at home now have two new, and very distinct, options. One of them might actually catch on, just perhaps; the other will offer the very films currently playing in your local multiplex.

Did Jenna-Louise Coleman Just Spoil The Who Doctor Who Clara-Oswin Companion Mystery?

There are spoilers ahead, and not just for Doctor Who.

Back To The Future Hoverboard Video Review: “Let Me Show You How The Actual Hovering Works”

Produced by Mattel as one of their premium Matty Collector lines, the Back to the Future 2 hoverboard showed up at Comic Con this summer in a work-in-progress version. It’s now all finished, and on Monday, pre-orders will be shipping.

Most-Discussed In The Forum Today:

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.

James Gunn Apologises For Controversial Blog Post, Describes It As “Poorly Worded And Offensive To Many”

Guardians of The Galaxy writer-director James Gunn has issued a statement regarding the recent controversy over a blog post on his site, in which he made a number of comments that many, myself included, considered offensive to both women and the LGBT community.

Is Revenge Of The Sith The Greatest Work Of Art Of This Generation?

I certainly enjoyed Camille Paglia’s monograph on Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, while also considering some of it a bit loopy. It certainly held my attention, however.