Saturday Runaround

NUMBERCRUNCHING

Todd Allen looks at problems with the performance of The New 52, wave after wave… while John Mayo also looks at the performance of Marvel NOW to date as well.

HE’S THE BEST THERE IS AT WHAT HE JUDGES

Chris Claremont judges the WeLoveFine X-Men and Wolverine design contest.

EVERYONE’S COMING UP VENDITTI

Aaron Haaland talks the future of the Green Lantern, recorded before Bleeding Cool’s report that Robert Venditti, among others, would be moving to the Green Lantern books.

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DRAGONWATCH

Nancy Collins writes to Bleeding Cool, regarding Dragon*Con

“DragonCon has removed my comments pointing out Kramer was a guest in 2008 and the link to the victim’s statement at ATLANTA MAGAZINE. They have also blocked me from their page.

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Three more stores decide not to stock Card’s Superman comic | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

At least three more retailers have joined Dallas’ Zeus Comics in deciding not to stock the first issue of the DC Comics anthology Adventures of Superman, which features a story by sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Thief Of Thieves’ #12 Preview, Plus Robert Kirkman Recruits You For A Heist

Thief of Thieves: Experience allows fans to create their own secret thief identity, practice their skills in larceny, and ultimately participate in one last job – the big heist.  It’s built to take advantage of the new Internet Explorer 10, which is designed from the ground up to be fast, fluid and perfect for touch, with a fully immersive, rich experience that is unlike any other tablet browser.

‘Cake Boss’ makes Spider-Man swing: VIDEO | Inside TV | EW.com

On the Feb. 18 season finale of TLC’s Cake Boss, Buddy and his team have the honor of making an elaborate cake for Marvel to celebrate Spider-Man’s 50th anniversary. How does it go? “At the end of the day, what I’m asking for — for the street to collapse, sinkholes, smoke, fireworks, movement — maybe I just went a little far off the deep end,” Buddy says. Watch an exclusive sneak peek below.

Dear DC Comics…

I see that you have hired a writer for Superman who has written strongly of his opposition to equal rights for LGBT people. And I see that there is an online petition protesting that move. Perhaps you could balance that decision by hiring an openly gay writer to draft a Superman story for a future issue. I hereby volunteer.

Marvel x Vans Classics 2013 Spring Collection | Hypebeast

Calling upon the likes of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and Thor, Vans has teamed up with Marvel for a collaborative collection of footwear. Featuring the Era and reissued edition of the Sk8-Hi, the collection sees comic strip graphics showcasing Marvel’s iconic superheroes while collaborative branding hits the tongue of each silhouette. Complete with custom packaging and additional details like leather vamps, bolted hexagonal eyelets and embossed spiderweb graphics, the Marvel x Vans Classics Spring 2013 Collection is now available at select stockists while a special edition of the Era – featuring a group collage of the Avengers – is set to drop in March.

Iron Man Blasts Bad Guys in Free Storybook App

This line of storybook apps offers an interactive reading experience for kids on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad mini. The newest release features the Mandarin, Iron Man’s arch-nemesis (played by Sir Ben Kingsley in the upcoming film). There’s also a 3D mini-game and plenty of customization options for that slick metal suit. But perhaps the most amazing, incredible, uncanny feature of all? Narration provided by legendary comics creator Stan Lee.

‘Spider-Man’ Actor Lobs Stunt Injury Suit At Producers – Law360

A former stuntman in the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” who was injured in the production sued Live Nation Worldwide Inc. and Fisher Technical Services Inc. for $6 million on Wednesday for allegedly failing to properly install and maintain flying mechanisms and safety controls.

 

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Sideshow’s Second Set Of Art Prints

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster Some Restraint

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Saga, Multiversity, Squarriors, And More!

Kentucky Route Zero Act III

Bleeding Cool’s Gaming Awards 2014 (Excluding Game Of The Year)

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Ninjak, Divinity, Imperium – The Full Valiant March 2015 Solicitations

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Telltale Games Are Working On Minecraft: Story Mode

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No Little ‘Bots? James Roberts Retcons ‘Estriol’ In Female Transformers

Honest Trailer For The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

Cartoonist Josh C Lyman Loses All His Art In Austin Break-In

Liam Neeson Gets Into The Holiday Spirit In Latest Taken 3 Trailer