Havok, Uncanny Avengers, and Mutants – Friday Trending Topics

IMG_0085More discussion on the events of Uncanny Avengers #5: On Wednesday, Bleeding Cool ran the first article about Havok, Alex Summers, and his speech in Uncanny Avengers. The one in which he claimed that mutants didn’t want to be called mutants anymore.

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The Changing Face Of Havok And “The M-Word”

On Wednesday, Bleeding Cool ran the first article about Havok, Alex Summers, and his speech in Uncanny Avengers. The one in which he claimed that mutants didn’t want to be called mutants anymore.

Spinning Out Of Age Of Ultron – Avengers A.I. 

Sam Humphries and  Andre Araujo are launching a new Avengers title, Avengers A.I., in July.

Eight Incentive Covers Through The Decades For Superman Unchained #1 

Superman Unchained is coming out in a couple of months. By Scott Snyder and Jim Lee, it is likely to be the best selling direct market comic that month. And it looks as if DC will be trying to maximise those sales with a series of incentive covers that celebrate 75 years of the character.

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A Great Man Of Steel Spoiler Rumour… That Pretty Quickly Gets Confusing

There’s an odd twist to this story that niggles me and makes me doubt that everything is quite lined up straight, but if you’re not scared of the spoiler and want to read on, I’d love to hear how credible you find it all.

First Look At The Zombieland Series – First Poster And Cast Image

As part of Amazon’s webseries deathmatch thing, Zombieland is getting an online pilot, to be released in and amongst a series of others. Viewers will then vote for which of these series go on to become a fully fledged, episodic show.

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Spinning Out Of Age Of Ultron – Avengers A.I.

You know how Iron Man was just complaining about the amount of Avengers teams in Guardians Of The Galaxy #1? Well, he’ll be glad he left Earth because he’s missing another.

THEN And NOW – Thunderbolts And Nova Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (UPDATE)

I do want to stress that the books are firmly in the hands of one writer, whose long-term vision for the title — and whose involvement in the art assignments — anchors the series. We’re not playing musical chairs. We have faith in our writers.

What Is Superior Spider-Week?

Next week sees the release of Superior Spider-Man #7 which, as well as teasing the return of Spider-Man 2099 states that it will have “The lead up to the Spider-Event of the Summer STARTS HERE!” along with a new issue of Venom and Avenging Spider-Man to follow the week after.

 

Rebellion Buys Fleetway Archive – Roy Of The Rovers, Oink, Tammy, Battle, Whizzer And Chips And More

Before Chris Thompson Leaves Orbital For Titan, The Launch Of Steve MacManus’s Mighty One, Next Thursday

It Was At This Moment That I Shed A Real Tear Over The CBR Redesign (UPDATE)

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A Tale Of Two Kickstarter Panels At Long Beach Comic Con

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Christoph Waltz In Talks To Mentor Alita: Battle Angel

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Oliver Can Take Care Of Himself In Arrow Season Five Preview

The Tweet That Got Jim Towe The Gig On Rob Liefeld’s Youngblood Revival With Chad Bowers

Mixing Up Marvel’s Champions Teasers

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Peter Jackson Not Involved In Middle-earth Ultimate Blu-ray Collection

Talking Comics – Blue Beetle Rebirth #1, Deathstroke #1, Civil War II Ulysses #1 & More!