Tuesday Trending Topics: Shifting Sands Of Superman

Ah well, it was still fun speculation.  And the original Sand Superman saga from 1971 is still my favorite 70s-era Superman story. I stumbled across a cache of this part of the run when I was a kid and read them to tatters. Who could resist a Superman story by Denny O'Neil, Curt Swan, and Murphy Anderson that kicked off with that Neal Adams cover at right?

Most-Read TV/Film Stories:

The Dark Knight Rises Plot Thickens: Batman's First Encounter With John Blake Revealed

But who's this John Blake? Well, we think we know.

Roger Ebert's Top 20 Films Of 2011 

The rules are a little confusing, and certainly aren't explained, but Roger Ebert has drawn up a list of his 20 favourite films of the year, plus one special mention.

Simon And Alisha Won't Return In Misfits Series Four 

Warning. There are Spoilers for Misfits to follow. It has just started on Hulu.com in the USA, so many Americans are still to catch up.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

The Sand Superman Conspiracy That Wasn't.

It was a terribly engaging theory, that Superman was intended to have been replaced by a Sand creature back in 1988, as a possible get out to the Lois And Clark wedding. And only revealed when the annual in question was finaly printed many years later. Compiled by DB Hughes it was one of the most read articles on Bleeding Cool of the week.

Marvel Omnibi On The Way For 2012 

Thanks to Amazon, we have a glimpse of upcoming Marvel plans. Lots of the usual collections of current and classic comics, with a few surprises.

REmake/REmodel: Judge Dredd – Guest Starring Al Ewing 

"Your mission is simple: You're designing a character capable of upholding the law in a city-sized lunatic asylum. He or she is going to be wading in violence 24/7. He or she needs to be mobile, armed, flexible. He or she needs to represent the judicial system which created them, with whatever symbols seem most appropriate. In a world of frothing pants-on-head crazystomm, He or she is the law.

 

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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