Lying In The Gutters – 29th January 2013

Everything’s heating up in the geek movie world right now, as the chart below indicates. A female Jimmy Olsen, an animated Star Trek Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Abrama moving to Star Wars, and the promise of decent X-Men movies this year and next actually based on comic book storylines, the SHIELD TV show looks like its actually happening and Arnie’s back.

Thankfully comics stuff is happening too. Invincible #100, the Amazing Arizona Comic Con, the upcoming DC Woodland Experience and Marvel’s Cosmic Event. Let’s see what you’ve been reading this week…

Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week

  1. Man Of Steel’s Jimmy Olsen Looks… Different Now
  2. MASSIVE SPOILER PREVIEW For Invincible #100
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger To Appear In Terminator 5
  4. Star Trek Villain Spoiler? Is This Benedict Cumberbatch’s Character Introducing Himself By Name?
  5. What Man Of Steel Did To Earn Its PG-13
  6. Cobie Smulders Getting Set To Bring Maria Hill To SHIELD
  7. Iron Man 3 Lego Appears To Have Spoiled A Movie Villain
  8. Man Of Steel Also Gets A Little Villain Spoiler Courtesy Of Lego
  9. Doctor Strange Confirmed For Marvel Movieverse Phase 3
  10. Keith Giffen Leaves Legion Of Superheroes After Two Issues
  11. Hawkman Cancelled, No I Vampire Crossover With The Flash
  12. The Long Lost, Swear-Filled Episode Of Dexter’s Laboratory
  13. What Did Mary Jane Watson Really Say To Mephisto?
  14. Justice League – Who Is Goldrush? (SPOILERS)
  15. Twelve Thoughts About Twelve Comics
  16. Geek Girl on the Street Reports: Imitation Is NOT The Most Sincere Form Of Flattery
  17. X-Men: Days Of Future Past Casting
  18. Star Wars To Be Directed By JJ Abrams, Ben Affleck Was Also In The Running
  19. A Look At Upcoming Avengers Storylines, Courtesy of Amazon
  20. Ed Benes On Leaving Batgirl, And Comics For A Bit

And Ten You May Prefer

  1. Not The First Time Jimmy Olsen Has Been “Superman’s Gal”
  2. Adam Buxton’s Full And Properly Funny Pilot For Meebox
  3. More On The DC Creative Conference In Charlotte, North Carolina
  4. New Image And Nifty Plot Blurb For About Time
  5. Is RB Silva Working On A New Justice League International
  6. Continuum’s Tony Amendola On The Show’s Politics, The Mysteries Of Series TV And Boxset Viewing Culture
  7. Batwoman, Beauty And Advertising
  8. First Image From Jean Pierre Jeunet’s Young And Prodigious Spivet Plus Some Behind The Scenes Pics
  9. Marvel Confirms Post-Summer Cosmic Event, Spinning Out Of FCBD
  10. Jam Packed Trailer For Stephen Chow’s Journey To The West

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

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Your Loot Crate Exclusive Batman Funko Pop Has An Interesting New Look….

Episodic Game Life Is Strange Gets A New Trailer Showing Off ‘Indie Film’ Aesthetics

Star Wars #1 Takes Top Spot For Advance Reorders For Third Week

“We’re Trying To Capture Quentin’s Trademark Style” – Matt Wagner On Django / Zorro

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A Gold Statue Of Carnage Wielding The Confederate Flag In The Middle Of Liberal New York City

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Gabe Newell Reinstates Hatred Onto Steam Greenlight

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Warren Ellis On Project Superpowers And Dynamite Solicitations For March 2015