Tuesday Trending Topics: New 52 Year

Today we got our first trend-topping New 52 story in some time, and while it’s a holiday news week, it does bring to mind what a crazy year 2011 was for comics news (and closing out strong with Watchmen 2 in the panic room) as we turn our attention to wondering what 2012 will bring.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Wildstorm Invades Superman As Helspont Appears In Superman #8

Nothing can make the presence of the Wildstorm Universe, truly rebooted within the new 52, quite as clear as the cover to Superman #8, to be published by DC Comics in April.

Buy Los Angeles’ Golden Apple Comic Store For $679,000. Now.

But that’s what’s happening to the famous Golden Apple comic store in Los Angeles, who have put themselves on eBay for a Buy It Now price of $679,000, including a stock worth over $300,000.

Watchmen 2 Art: The Comedian By JG Jones (UPDATE) 

It is possible we may hear more about this in the New Year.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

New And Improved Images From Amazing Spider-Man, Argo, Ghost Rider 2 And Many More 

We’re nearing the new year, a new release calendar, and a new slate of movies. The studios have rolled out a whole stream of promotional images for their 2012 fare in the last few days, and I’ve sifted through for the pics that we hadn’t seen before, and a few that we had which are being re-released at better quality.

The Biggest Box-Office Flops Of 2011

Here’s the list in escalating order of floppiness.

Some Unused Footage And Alternative Takes From The Dark Knight Pop Up Again

Thanks to Kevin Smith for turning the clip up again.

 

About Mark Seifert

Co-founder and Creative director of Bleeding Cool parent company Avatar Press. Bleeding Cool Managing Editor, tech and data wrangler. Machine Learning hobbyist. Vintage paper addict.

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