DisneyWatch: The LA Times looks at Marvel’s appeal to Disney at D23. It quotes some silly people along the way,
This first in a two-part series explains the difference between the various approaches used by news organizations of incorporating visuals into their stories: from satirical, opinionated political cartoons to long-form reportage.
SingaporeWatch: Techbuzz talks to CB Cebulski at the Singapore convention this weekend about superhero’s smartphone choices. Iron Man and Spider-Man are iPhone guys, while Wolverine stays on Blackberry, apparently. Captain America? Land line.
LocalWatch: Baltimore Comic Con gets some local press. I won’t be at the show, but Bleeding Cool people will be…
The event is also drawing comic readers and artists from around the world, he said. A fan from Norway attends each year and he’s had a fan from El Salvador come to the convention in the past, Nathan said. Since the El Salvador man traveled so far, Nathan set up a one-on-one meet-and-greet with Todd McFarlane, the creator of Spawn.
CompetitionWatch: Will Lance Briggs, Chicago football player, have an unfair advantage in the upcoming Top Cow Pilot Season comic competition, starting in November with his comic pilot, Serpah? And he’s got Phil Hester as an co-writer and Jose Luis as artist (right)
MidnightWatch: Will your comic store be participating in the Midnight launches of Justice League #1 and Flashpoint #5? Not in the UK, obviously.
They say I am a work in progress. The fools.
I’m sure he meant to say “no one outside of DC will be certain,” right? Because as it is, he’s really adding to the “flying by the seat of the collective publisher pants” feeling that many have worried about, when it comes to the launch, especially when you get creators saying this kind of thing in public…
your exclusive first look at the new poster for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, hitting 3D and 2D theaters on February 17, and stay tuned for the trailer coming online at 9am Pacific time on Friday!
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