Most-Read Comic Stories Of 2012
Well, this symbol has now been submitted for trademark protection. It is meant to be the letter D flipping back to show the letter C. It looks like it may just be a new logo for DC Comics. There’s no colour, because no colour is being applied for trademark. So it could be any and every colour.
Bleeding Cool has squirrelled out news of an upcoming crossover that might send certain minds reeling. That in May, IDW are to publish a Doctor Who/Star Trek: The Next Generation crossover series. Featuring The Doctor, Rory, Amy, Captain Picard, Worf, Data, Geordi LaForge, Deanna Troi, Will Riker and the rest. And that this art, featuring the Doctor, Rory and Amy on the bridge of the Enterprise is a cover that will be used in the series.
One question asked at the DC panel today at the Kapow comic convention in London, was about DC co-publisher Dan DiDio’s interview with The Advocate. Specifically over the decision not to change any character’s sexual orientation when relaunching the DC Universe. At the time Dan stated they would introduce new LGBT characters rather than switch orientation, but the question asked why DC would switch race, size, age, all sorts of identifying features, but not orientation.
A glimpse of the cosplay scene from this past weekend’s Toronto Fan Expo 2012. These shots are the best I could manage from being stuck at the booth throughout the show, but it was loaded with costumes. A few fun tidbits:
Because it’s Sunday, and to kick off Bleeding Cool’s quota of awesomeness for the new week, here’s a huge batch of cosplay pictures from San Diego Comic-Con. Special thanks to Raven Gregory, who asked the girl in the thong to turn around and pose. I am way too bashful to make a request like that, but Raven’s got chutzpah like you wouldn’t believe.
Given the ordering incentives that Marvel have instigated for Avengers Vs X-Men, its respective crossovers, and the six figure numbers ordered by retailers, it shouldn’t be too hard to find a copy of the comics if that’s what you’re interested in.
Earlier today, out of the blue, Rob Liefeld tweeted It’s not you. It never has been. It’s Batman.
Well that got commented on rather quickly. Trinity War, as first mentioned on Bleeding Cool yesterday… “has probably something to do with the…
It started as a simple poll on the DC Comics Facebook page. “With Zero Month drawing to a close we’re wondering: How do you want to learn more about the history of the characters in DC Comics-The New 52?”
A few days ago, I ran semi-sourced stories indicating that the character who DC Comics announced as being reintroduced to the New 52 DC Universe as a gay man, was Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern, who appeared in Earth 2 #1 briefly,
Most-Read Film Stories Of 2012
As more and more people get to see The Avengers movie (it’s out in the UK today), there are more and more questions being asked. But these are the two bigger ones.
For Hallowe’en, bum-loving popstrel Kate Nash, Emmy the Great and some of their friends took over a screen in the Hackney Picture House for a top-to-bottom performance of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode, Once More with Feeling.
We’ve finally been given a look at Loki’s forces in the new, extended trailer for The Avengers, as premiered online just after a cut-down version graced the Superbowl.
We don’t know just how they’d pull it off, but Bleeding Cool has heard from a solid source that David Tennant will be returning to Doctor Who.
There are spoilers here, for the final episode of Sherlock, which aired last night on BBC 1, The Reichenbach Fall.
This post will, by necessity, contain a very big Avengers movie spoiler indeed. Please do not read on if you have not already seen the film. Of course, statistics say that you have seen the film. So read on.
You can tell that The Asylum have reached the proudest moment in their history when the tagline for their new film is simply, “Enough said!”
It can be difficult to make a movie stand out, especially in the independent market. Cinema has been around for well over a century and story-telling has been around for a few millennia, so it’s getting hard to come up with an original idea that grabs an audience’s attention from the title alone.
Undercover Warner Bros marketing people walk into a comic shop. Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The name of the shop has been removed to protect the guilty.
Despite it winning at Friday’s box office with almost $17 million, and being on track to close out the weekend in the number one position, the found-footage horror film The Devil Inside is leaving audiences up in arms – and I’ve heard first hand of several crowds pretty much flipping out as the end credits roll.