Neil Gaiman, Angela, Age Of Ultron, And Guardians Of The Galaxy – Thursday Trending Topics

spawn-97-angelaIt’ll be interesting to see where this one goes: After Age Of Ultron, Angela will then become a cast member in the Guardians Of The Galaxy series for issue 5  at least, written by Brian Bendis… and now co-written by Neil Gaiman, representing his return to writing comics and writing for Marvel. Any more issues? No idea. Hell, Angela may even be in the movie, which may explain the legal issues mentioned earlier. But that’s just speculation.

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Angela Joins The Marvel Universe, As Neil Gaiman And Brian Bendis Co-Write Guardians Of The Galaxy [UPDATE]

After Age Of Ultron, Angela will then become a cast member in the Guardians Of The Galaxy series for issue 5 at least, written by Brian Bendis… and now co-written by Neil Gaiman, representing his return to writing comics and writing for Marvel. Any more issues? No idea. Hell, Angela may even be in the movie, which may explain the legal issues mentioned earlier. But that’s just speculation.

Fialkov Left DC Comics Over Plans To Kill Off John Stewart, DC’s Black Green Lantern 

I have been told by a number of high profile industry sources that Fialkov was asked to change his upcoming story to one that killed off Green Lantern John Stewart, DC Comics’ most prominent black character. And that is why he quit.

John Stewart – He Lives?

Earlier today, we ran the story that Josh Fialkov had walked from his two Green Lantern books because he’d been told to kill off John Stewart.

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New Star Trek Poster Is Your Reward For Not Ogling Alice Eve In Her Underwear

Today’s latest Star Trek Into Darkness trailer rewards close observation. There’s a shot of Alice Eve in her skimpies, and that image in particular rewards close scrutiny

Unexpected New Trailer For Star Trek Into Darkness

And there was our first look at Peter Weller in character as Admiral Marcus… and our one hundred and fiftieth sample of dialogue about the morals and motivations of our characters. It seems that this film has a strong “thematic” backbone that it’s going to talk about – literally talk about – pretty extensively.

Peter Jackson Names His Fee For Directing An Episode Of Doctor Who

This week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly has a good deal of Doctor Who business going on. There’s the cover – or covers, because there’s an alternate; there’s a catalogue of all eleven Doctors; a set report with Steven Moffat and Matt Smith interviews; and a feature by Peter Jackson on why he loves the show so much.

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Fialkov Left DC Comics Over Plans To Kill Off John Stewart, DC’s Black Green Lantern

I have been told by a number of high profile industry sources that Fialkov was asked to change his upcoming story to one that killed off Green Lantern John Stewart, DC Comics’ most prominent black character. And that is why he quit.

Angela Joins The Marvel Universe, As Neil Gaiman And Brian Bendis Co-Write Guardians Of The Galaxy [UPDATE]

But in the “post credits” scene of Age Of Ultron #10, the character of Angela will appear. Yes, that Angela.

John Stewart – He Lives?

And I’m now being told be sources that as a result of the reaction – your reaction – that this particular plot has been nixed. Maybe it will now be a fake out, maybe it won’t happen at all. But John Stewart, DC’s most prominent black superhero, is not being killed off.