Saturday Trending Topics: Watching Before Watchmen

Posted by April 22, 2012 Comment

Who’s watching Before Watchmen? Well, everybody. But BC readers have been keeping a close eye on the viral marketing and telling us about it. And given what we’ve heard about the comics themselves, this line of conversation might be continuing for quite some time.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Is This The First Before Watchmen Continuity Error?

The viral marketing page for Before Watchmen, purporting to show a page from The New Frontiersman, as the superheroes are being disbanded in 1977, years before the Watchmen series takes place may have a boo boo.

The Legion Of Well Endowed Heroes

Well, if Archie Comics are doing it, why not the Legion Of Superheroes?  Take this fight scene with a certain physically malleable young lady.

Now DC Comics Fires Chris Roberson Off Fairest 

Remember that old line “You can’t fire me, I quit!” DC Comics has just done the opposite. “You can’t quit, we fire you.”

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Rights Glitch: Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch Could Appear In Both Fox And Marvel Studios Movies 

Avengers Assemble (so titled because people were getting confused about why Diana Rigg wasn’t in it – no, really) premiered in the UK last night at the Westfield shopping centre in London. Ben Mortimer of HeyUGuys was there to badger producer Kevin Feige for answers about future Marvel projects, and quite successful he was too.

What The Avengers Would Look Like In A World Of Unrestrained Product Placement (Sort Of) 

Imagine a version of Joss Whedon‘s Avengers movie where there was a lot more product placement to worry about than, say, that conspicuously framed and lingering shot of Farmer’s Insurance.

How To Train Your Dragon Goes Live Action – Trailer And More Videos Of The Live Show 

Currently touring the world, slowly, is Dreamworks’ live-show version of How To Train Your Dragon. Replacing the big CG dragons are some big rubber dragons, and the movie star voice cast have been swapped out for… dancers? Yeah, something like that.

 

(Last Updated April 22, 2012 1:15 am )