Covering The X-Men – Friday Trending Topics

1256023_fulI like the Abbey Road one.  So we’re getting a new X-Men #1, courtesy of Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel. Which naturally means variant covers. Here are a few, including one from Limited Edition Comix in the UK, raising money for The Sick Children’s Trust, from Ed McGuinness limited to 3500 copies.

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A Few X-Men #1 Variant Covers On A Friday Morning (UPDATE)

So we’re getting a new X-Men #1, courtesy of Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel. Which naturally means variant covers. Here are a few, including one from Limited Edition Comix in the UK, raising money for The Sick Children’s Trust, from Ed McGuinness limited to 3500 copies.

Major Comic Pirate Site, Hank Scorpio, Closes Down

Hank Scorpio was one of the major comic book piracy sites in the industry. It didn’t host any files, but it linked to a series of download sites such as Hotfile,  SendSpace and the like.

Grant Morrison’s Ulysses Sweet Is Coming Back, Without Grant Morrison 

I’ve heard that Grant Morrison‘s 2000AD character Ulysses Sweet will be coming back later this year, to either 2000AD or The Megazine. Morrison won’t be writing, however, with Guy Adams taking over those duties. Sweet was billed as A Maniac For Hire.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Friday:

It’s On. Marvel Vs. Fox As Both Avengers 2 And Days Of Future Past Will Feature Quicksilver

Bryan Singer announced tonight, through his Twitter account, that the character of Quicksilver will be appearing in X-Men: Days Of Future Past. It’s undoubtedly the biggest film news break of the day.

Human Centipede 3 Casting Notice May Have Revealed Its Big Idea

HUMAN CENTIPEDE 3, a horror film, is looking for gentlemen of all ages, sizes, and ethnicities to play PRISON INMATES starting THURSDAY – MAY 16 in LOS ANGELES.

Green And Red Band Trailers For We’re The Millers – Playing Happy Families To Smuggle Drugs

We’re The Millers was in development for years. Years. And now it’s finally going to come out and, before I know it, I’ll be actually be able forget about it. Phew.

 

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Scotty, Uhura And Sulu Get Character Posters For Star Trek Beyond

Bill Sienkiewicz To Be Published In Italy For The Cannibal Family

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Marvel Would Have Done “Avengers Vs Watchmen” Even Sooner Than DC Comics

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Enjoying (And Not Comparing) Hitchhiker’s Guide Adaptations In The Latest Movies With Mikey

Police Called On Cast Of Sons Of Anarchy After They Demanded Space City Comic Con Pay Up

Geoff Johns Just Can’t Keep His Hands Off Green Lantern Rebirth

The War Is Not Over In A Preview Of Next Week’s Game Of Thrones

You Need “Patience” By Daniel Clowes – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

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Icy Families And Other Thoughts On Games Of Thrones Season 6, Episode 6

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Five Gotham Related Trades To Get You Through The Summer Hiatus