Don’t Call Them Mutants – Wednesday Trending Topics

IMG_0078Uncanny Avengers #5: “So please, don’t call us Mutants. The ‘M’ Word represents everything I hate.” The X-Men comics have often used allegory to address such prejudice, with “mutie” being the original epithet, with Kitty Pryde once comparing it on panel to the N-word, recently succeeded by “genefreak”. But “mutant” has generally remained descriptive in the comics. Uncanny Avengers #5 seeks to change that…

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

No More Calling Them Mutants – Uncanny Avengers #5

The X-Men comics have often used allegory to address such prejudice, with “mutie” being the original epithet, with Kitty Pryde once comparing it on panel to the N-word, recently succeeded by “genefreak”. But “mutant” has generally remained descriptive in the comics. Uncanny Avengers #5 seeks to change that…

Will Dial H Be Cancelled With Issue #16?

It was one of the Second Wave titles of the New 52. Originally planned as a Vertigo comic, then repurposed to the New 52 though still edited by Karen Berger, China Mieville has crafted a story reminiscent of Morrison’s Doom Patrol. Nothing has yet touched the lunacy of Boy Chimney but ut has the most radical Issue Zero of the line and is one of the few DC New 52 titles that is genuinely trying to do something new.

Two Revelations In Fantastic Four #5AU

But there are two moments that stick out, one that may be a major revelation for Fantastic Four continuity and another that is a little… odd.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

The Full Length Trailer For The Wolverine Hits – Update: Now With Both Versions

Here is the first full length look at the James Mangold‘s The Wolverine. AFter several teases we finally get to see what all the fuss was about.

Rumour: The Revolving Door On The Prometheus Sequel

Oh, Prometheus. We just can’t seem to quit you. Last year’s occasionally brilliant, frequently crushingly muddle-headed Beyond The Mountains of Madness In Space movie split audiences, if not down the middle, then certainly off to one side. On the larger side were people who thought it was either bad or unwatchably stupid. On the smaller side were people who thought it was a towering work of heartbreaking genius.

Kick Ass 2 International Trailer

Have an international trailer for Kick Ass 2…

Most-Discussed In The Forum Today:

Is Lex Luthor in Man of Steel?

We have known for a while that General Zod will be Superman’s biggest foe in Zack Snyder‘s upcoming Man Of Steel. Fans seemed to be quite pleased that the origin story wasn’t going to be retreading the well trodden  roads of Lex Luthor.*

No More Calling Them Mutants – Uncanny Avengers #5

The concept of “political correctness” or as some people used to call it, “politeness”, is that you don’t set out to offend or use language that might unnecessarily offend if you can help it.

Will Dial H Be Cancelled With Issue #16?

It was one of the Second Wave titles of the New 52. Originally planned as a Vertigo comic, then repurposed to the New 52 though still edited by Karen Berger, China Mieville has crafted a story reminiscent of Morrison’s Doom Patrol. Nothing has yet touched the lunacy of Boy Chimney but ut has the most radical Issue Zero of the line and is one of the few DC New 52 titles that is genuinely trying to do something new.

Two Revelations In Fantastic Four #5AU

But there are two moments that stick out, one that may be a major revelation for Fantastic Four continuity and another that is a little… odd.