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Pacific Rim trailerLet’s go fishin’Don’t expect any other film in 2013 to be on a bigger scale to Pacific Rim. Here’s the first trailer, at long last. I’ve been waiting hungrily to see this since some footage unspooled at Comic-Con.

Most-Read Comic Book Stories Today – Batman #15:

The Mask Is Slipping… The Death Of The Family (Spoilers)

Today, we get four Death Of The Family comics, Batman #15, Batgirl #15, Suicide Squad #15 and Batman And Robin #15. The latter gets a die cut cover but all feature confrontation with The Joker. But the mask is starting to slip.

Age Of Ultron Creates New AU Spinoff Titles 

But now we have the AU issues. In March, as Marvel’s Age Of Ultron kicks off, as well as Fantastic Four #5 there is also Fantastic Four #5AU, and as well as Superior Spider-Man #6 there is Superior Spider-Man #6AU.

Ten Thoughts About Ten Comics – Batman And Robin, Sherlock Holmes, Crossed, Before Watchmen, Caligula, Change, Dan The Unharmable, Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four And Avengers Arena

Batman #13 did this more subtly, but Batman And Robin #15 goes straight for …

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today – Pacific Rim, SHIELD:

Did Marvel And SHIELD Just Kill The ABC Show Weird Desk? – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

I hear there was concern, at Marvel and internally at ABC, that Weird Desk may be similar to Joss Whedon’s high-profile ABC pilot SHIELD., an offshoot of blockbuster Avengers franchise. There is speculation about objections from Marvel, one of Disney Co.’s most prized possessions, to the new project.

Trailer: Pacific Rim – Guillermo Del Toro’s Bigger-Than-Big Robots Vs. Monsters Film

Don’t expect any other film in 2013 to be on a bigger scale to Pacific Rim. Here’s the first trailer, at long last. I’ve been waiting hungrily to see this since some footage unspooled at Comic-Con.

First Trailer For The Reworked GI Joe Sequel

Here’s a trailer for the new version of Retaliation. It’s not in 3D, and we hadn’t seen every bit of footage shot before the reworking, therefore it’s impossible to tell if any of this actually comes from the new shoot or if it’s all old.

Most-Discussed In The Forum Today:

Gail Simone Off Batgirl. Honest. (UPDATE)

Last week, we reported that Gail Simone had left Batgirl. A couple of days later, Simone responded, telling her board that she had not left Batgirl.

Stuff And Things At DC Editorial

I mentioned during the weekend’s shenanigans concerning Gail Simone and Batgirl that I’d heard a number of stories concerning the relationship between creative and editorial at DC Comics right now. Gail Simone and her editor Brian Cunningham was just one example.

Retailers Respond To Image’s Decision To Drop Second Prints

Yesterday Bleeding Cool ran a letter from Image’s Jennifer De Guzman addressed to retailers on Image’s plans to stop publishing second printings on popular books that sell out, as a way to encourage retailers to order more of such titles initially. Saga #7 and #8 were specific titles and De Guzman pointed out a number of books that orders were dropping on while popularity was rising. So I asked a number of retailers for their thoughts.

 

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Kickstarter And Image Comics – What’s The Deal?

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Boston, Rhode Island And Kansas Comic Cons Enter Trademark Battle

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Cullen Bunn Presents ‘A Very Dark Reflection Of Our World’ In Harrow County

Marvel’s First Star Wars Collection To Sell A Quarter Of A Million

Daredevil’s Vincent D’Onofrio Chats With Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba

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Diamond Retailer Summit Announces Sponsors, Before Baltimore Comic Con

Loot Crate Goes Evil – Joker Figure And A Marvel Comic For August?

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Ant-Man #1 At Box-Office Over Adam Sandler’s Pixels

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