Joshua Hale Fialkov, Andy Diggle, And DC Comics – Wednesday Trending Topics

dc-logo-newWednesdays are typically dominated by talk of the week’s new comics, but not this one: I understand that Joshua Hale Fialkov has walked off both Green Lantern books he was due to begin writing, “Green Lantern Corps” and “Red Lanterns”.

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Now Joshua Hale Fialkov Walks Off Green Lantern Books

I understand that Joshua Hale Fialkov has walked off both Green Lantern books he was due to begin writing, “Green Lantern Corps” and “Red Lanterns”.

DC Confirms Andy Diggle’s Departure From Action Comics

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported that Andy Diggle had walked off Action Comics. Today he tweeted;

The Week In Sex, Sexism And Nudity – All New X-Men, Daredevil, Justice League Of America, Avengers, Deadpool, Indestructible Hulk, Batwoman, Action Comics, Saga, Invincible, Chew, Captain America, MGMT, Five Ghosts And Superior Spider-Man 

All New X-Men looks at superhero naming conventions. Will we see similar for Lady Deathstrike or Lady Deadpool? But yes, what you are known as does affect how you are judged, and there are sexist overtones.

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Private Eye On The Doctor Who Bust Up 

My writing for Bleeding Cool, and the various columns that preceded it, has tried to be somewhere between Popbitch and Private Eye Magazine. That both of those outlets often run reports on the production goings on at Doctor Who just shows how far the programme has grown in terms of its media importance.

Not-Safe-For-Work Trailer For The Clockwork Orange Meta-Movie, Alex

It would seem that Florian Frerichs‘ Alex is something of a tribute to Stanley Kubrick‘s film of A Clockwork Orange, a follow up that’s not really a sequel. Here’s the official blurb, with thanks to Quiet Earth for the heads up:

Transformers 4 Storyline – Powerful Businessmen And Ingenious Scientists Will Be The Death Of Us

Michael Bay has promised a new direction for his fourth, and possibly final, Transformers movie, at the same time as keeping any particular plans obscured. Even the typically very candid Mark Wahlberg has kept whatever info he has completely under shadow.

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Now Joshua Hale Fialkov Walks Off Green Lantern Books?

I understand that Joshua Hale Fialkov has walked off both Green Lantern books he was due to begin writing, “Green Lantern Corps” and “Red Lanterns”.

DC Confirms Andy Diggle’s Departure From Action Comics

Sadly, I’ve decided to walk away from Action Comics for professional reasons.

It’s Tough To Be Vibe

You just don’t get no respect. Not in your own book…