Lying In The Gutters – 10th December 2012

Boy Layton retro-draws Emma Frost… she’s certainly come a long way.

This weekend broke non-convention weekend records on the site, smashed them to smithereens. Everyone is talking about comics it seems, and those who create them. Or not. More to come, I think. But it wasn’t the most read story this weekend… that was a classic, and came courtesy of an order from Cracked.com to read it.

Later today we’ll run the poll for Comics Personality Of The Year. I wonder who will be on it?

Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The Week

1. “Hey! Quasi-Pretty-NOT-Hot-Girl, You Are More Pathetic Than The Real Nerds” - thank you for the traffic, Cracked.com

2. Gail Simone Off Batgirl. Honest. (UPDATE)

3. Comic Creators Respond To Gail Simone’s Firing-By-E-Mail

4. Marvel Sends Mike Kaluta And Elaine Lee Cease And Desist Over Creator Owned Comic

5. So What The Hell Is Going On At DC Right Now?

6. When Peter Parker Had Sex With Aunt May (SPOILERS)

7. Fanboy Rampage: John Byrne Vs Dan Slott

8. What About Wonder Woman? Is She Chopped Liver?

9. Let’s Piece Together DC Comics’ Solicitations For March 2013

10. First Trailer For Oblivion – Huge Sci-Fi From Tom Cruise

11. DC Comics To Speak With One Voice

12. Twenty-One Thoughts About Twenty-One Comics

13. Looking At The Future Of The Marvel Universe

14. Star Trek Into Darkness – Two Teaser Trailers

15. A Day Of Meetings At DC Comics

16. Here Comes The Justice League Grid

17. Jim Starlin To Write New Ongoing Series For DC

18. Star Trek Into Darkness: A Very Close Look At The Teaser Trailer

19. I’ve Seen The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

20. Vertigone

And Ten You May Prefer

1. Eddie Berganza Takes The Superman Books Back

2. A Very Close Look At The Oblivion Trailer – Clues, References And Nods

3. DC Universe Presents And The Hawkeye Initiative

4. Swipe File: Macbeth And Star Trek Into Darkness

5. Tony Harris Returns To Talk Cosplay

6. This Doctor Who Mystery Is Right At Madame Vastra’s Fingertips

7. Creator Owned Heroes Cancelled With Issue 8

8. Kevin Smith Promises Clerks III As A Movie, Hit Somebody As A Six-Part TV Show

9. DC Villains Month: The Ventriloquist In Batgirl and The Prankster In Nightwing

10. Michael Cimino Pitched A Star Wars Film That Sounds Like Firefly