Wednesday Runaround – The Watching Dead

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

The Walking Dead Could Get A Talk Show | The Walking Dead Podcast

A rumor recently surfaced that The Walking Dead TV Show may be getting a companion Talk Show akin to Bravo’s Watch What Happens: Live with host Andy Cohen. In fact it is rumored that Watch What Happens: Live Executive Producer Michael Davies was hired by AMC to produce such a show.  It is also rumored that AMC has already shot a pilot episode with host Chris Hardwick although AMC refused to comment.

DC Comics Reboots Justice League and Other Series – NYTimes.com

In an entertainment industry that is perpetually looking to breathe new life into old properties, and that has planned several years of movies and multimedia projects about back-to-basics superheroes, this revisionist strategy could determine “whether or not DC Comics, as a comic-book publishing company, will continue in the future,” said Rich Johnston, a blogger who covers the comics business for the Web site Bleeding Cool. “There’s an awful lot at stake here, and that’s why they’ve thrown everything and the kitchen sink at this.”

Close-Up Shots of Superman on the Man of Steel Set! | Superhero Hype

Thanks to ‘Kal-El.9859’ and ‘wacots’, we now have some close-up shots of Henry Cavill as Superman on the Plano, Illinois set for Man of Steel.

EXCLUSIVE: ThunderCats Episode 7 Clip ‘Legacy’ Reveals SilverHawks And TigerSharks! » MTV Geek

This clip CONFIRMS the inclusion of both the SilverHawks and TigerSharks in the new ThunderCats universe

DC’s ‘Justice League #1′ Sold Out Already: Renumbering Of All DC’s Superhero Comics – Deadline.com

DC is rushing back to press for a second printing

Library of Congress announces agreement with Small Press Expo for acquisition of independent comics and cartoon art

The Library of Congress today announced an agreement with Small Press Expo that will allow the Library to acquire independent comics and cartoon-art forms—material that it does not receive through copyright deposit.

President-in-Geek Obama Mentions His Love of Comics and Spider-Man on Video « Graphic Policy

“And I confess that I did read comic books as well, like Spiderman was one of my favorites.”

Kieron Gillen, X-Men comic book writer, talks about Schism, Regenesis, Wolverine, Cyclops and the future. | Hero Complex – movies, comics, fanboy fare – latimes.com

“The core disagreement is about how much of the present should you be willing to give up for the future.”

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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