Green Lantern Exodus – Monday Trending Topics

green lantern logoGreen Lantern has big changes in store, it would seem: Geoff Johns leaving the Green Lantern comics makes the news. But he seems to be taking everyone with him. May will see the final issues of Green Lantern-related books from Green Lantern Corps‘ Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin, New Guardians‘ Tony Bedard and Red Lanterns‘ Peter Milligan. It’s a mass exodus!

Most-Read Comic Stories Today – Green Lantern

Geoff Johns To Leave Green Lantern

Geoff Johns is stepping down from writing Green Lantern, the comic book series that he has written since 2004 and is credited with reviving into a full blown franchise at the publisher, with a number of ongoing series, events such as the Sinestro Wars and Blackest Night and even inspiring the move into a cinema version.

Everyone’s Leaving The Green Lantern Books In May – Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Fernando Pasarin, Tony Bedard And Peter Milligan

Geoff Johns leaving the Green Lantern comics makes the news. But he seems to be taking everyone with him. May will see the final issues of Green Lantern-related books from Green Lantern Corps‘ Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin, New Guardians‘ Tony Bedard and Red Lanterns‘ Peter Milligan. It’s a mass exodus!

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Rumoured Doctor Who Monster Return Confirmed 

The whole point of this post is to spoil something about Doctor Who so if you’ve clicked on it, you have nobody to blame but yourself. Besides, the spoiler originates with the show’s executive producer and will likely be something that features in the trailers, so… let’s just say I’m being cautious.

Robert Downey Jr. Takes Movie Rights To The Superb Black Mirror Episode, The Entire History Of You

The best Black Mirror to date is The Entire History of You, written by Peep Show‘s Jesse Armstrong. The story’s premise was simple, but ultimately nightmarish, and it was told with just the clarity to make it cut like a knife.

What It Sounds Like To Me When Simon Pegg Says JJ Abrams Will Direct Star Trek 3

On the BAFTA red carpet last night, Simon Pegg was caught on video by Absolute Radio. At the very end of this clip, you’ll hear him say that JJ Abrams will direct Star Trek 3, or whatever it ends up being called.

Most-Discussed In The Forum Today – Green Lantern

Geoff Johns To Leave Green Lantern

So that’s why the Green Lantern comics solicitations for May were delayed from last week.

Everyone’s Leaving The Green Lantern Books In May – Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Fernando Pasarin, Tony Bedard And Peter Milligan

Geoff Johns leaving the Green Lantern comics makes the news. But he seems to be taking everyone with him. May will see the final issues of Green Lantern-related books from Green Lantern Corps’ Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin, New Guardians’ Tony Bedard and Red Lanterns’ Peter Milligan. It’s a mass exodus!

Dr Fredric Wertham Lied And Lied And Lied About Comics

The Illinois News Bureau reports, (with the most condescending and predictable headline you can imagine, even for Bleeding Cool) that Dr Fredric Wertham, author of Seduction Of The Innocent, the book that inspired government hearings about the content of comic books, saw sales plummet from the bad publicity, and eventually leading to the establishment of the Comics Code – was made up. Or at least large chunks of his supporting data was. University of Illinois assistant professor Carol L. Tilley submitted to the Information and Culture: A Journal of History;

 

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