Saturday Trending Topics: Movie Night At The Con

Saturday Trending Topics: Movie Night At The Con

Posted by July 15, 2012 Comment

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:

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

Extended Man of Steel Teaser Brings Superman To Comic-Con | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

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.

New Iron Man 3 Mark VIII Armour A Surprise Unveiling On The Floor Of Comic-Com 

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?

How Prematurely Axed TV Series Should Have Ended, According To Their Creators

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.

Godzilla Trailer Screens At Comic-Con 

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.

Marvel Studios Logos For Ant-Man, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 3, Guardians Of The Galaxy [UPDATE] 

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:

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Chris Claremont: “Jean Grey Is Marvel’s But Phoenix, And Especially Dark Phoenix, Are Mine.”

Of course, that got my attention, but I think they buried the lede. Because it goes on to say this:

Marvel NOW! Mark Waid And Leinil Yu On Incredible Hulk? 

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.)

Darwyn Cooke’s Next Project Revealed? The James Robinson Spotlight Panel

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.

JH Williams III Issues A Correction Regarding That New Sandman Promo Image 

Turns out that’s not quite what that image should look like.  JH Williams III tweets:

The Fall Of Guy Gardner In The Third Army

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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(Last Updated July 15, 2012 5:32 am )

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