As expected, Saturday night was indeed largely about the movies at sdcc. Plenty of Marvel movie news, Man of Steel News, Godzilla, and even Ant Man. Here’s an extended trending topics list from a very busy day:
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Surprisingly, the look of Zack Snyder‘s footage leans on the handheld, intimate look of something like a Bourne movie. Shots tended to focus on details, the camera operator tended to walk behind characters, or hold the shot loose. Snyder has tended towards a very different look before, so I wasn’t expecting this at all.
The gallery of Iron Man suits on the floor of Comic-Con has just been boosted with one more new design. Perhaps we’ll see this in action during Marvel’s Hall H panel?
And Then What Happened? Serialized Shows That Ended Too Soon was a Comic-Con panel on how it should have ended for some of the more memorably-lamented, early cancellations in recent TV history.
Unfolding to Robert Oppenheimer‘s “I am become death the destroyer of worlds” speech, a surprise, Comic-Con exclusive Godzilla trailer just gave us our first look at the great lizard. And appropriately enough, Godzilla absolutely brought the house down.
Fresh from tonite’s Marvel Studios mega-panel, the official logos for Ant-Man, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, And Thor: The Dark World revealed:
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Of course, that got my attention, but I think they buried the lede. Because it goes on to say this:
Mark Waid was a happy man last night, walking away from the Eisners Award. With three for Daredevil, he has every right to be (and., during the after party, I found myself explaining the utter brilliance of the book to at least one DC editor. I did compare it to Watchmen. Anyway.)
He has already written a three part golden age Vigilante backup set in Galveston that Darwyn Cooke was going to draw, but he was taken off the story to work on Before Watchmen. This may well be Cooke’s next project following the Minutemen.
Turns out that’s not quite what that image should look like. JH Williams III tweets:
The Third Army being teased in the Green Lantern books and making up that rather nice triptych image? According to Geoff Johns at the DC panel at San Diego Comic Con earlier today, in what appeared to be a bit of a slip, it will involve the Fall Of Guy Gardner.
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