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Lying In The Gutters – 16th July 2012 – That Was The San Diego Comic Con That Was

Lying In The Gutters – 16th July 2012 – That Was The San Diego Comic Con That Was

Look at that happy man. It's almost as if he understands. That was taken at the beginning of San Diego, when a fresh faced Englishman had just landed, still wearing a rather irritating patriotic T-shirt, and bears no resemblance to the current, haggard shell of a man tapping away trying to kickstart his synapses into remembering what happened at Comic Con. Thankfully, you've done it for me, by looking at the statistics for the website for the week.

I'm currently staying in Los Angeles for a couple of post-con days (get in touch if you want to meet up), and giving me a half way house between San Diego Comic Con and home. Missing my family but loving my friends. And reflecting back on a Comic Con that seemed to last a month, it was so full of excellence.

So what exactly were you reading? And why?

Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The Week

1. A Reboot Of Firefly? UPDATED

2. The Cosplay Of San Diego

3. Extended Man Of Steel Teaser

4. Marvel Ends Nine Titles

5. The Exact Moment Ed Brubaker Found Out The Title Of The Captain America Sequel

6. Three More Marvel Missing In Action

7. Official Marvel Studios Logos For Captain Americ 2, Thor 2 And Ant Man

8. Edgar Wright Appears On Stage And Announced Ant Man

9. A New Sandman Series By Neil Gaiman And JH Williams

10. Ben Kingsley In Full Mandarin Costume

11. Hellboy's Baaack…

12. Review: The Walking Dead #100

13. Stephanie Brown Dropped From Smallville

14. Poster For Item 47

15. The New 52 Is A Tough Thing To See – Alex Ross

16. Guardians Of The Galaxy Concept Art Released

17. Uncanny Avengers #1 Gets Twelve Covers

18. More Info On New Sandman

19. Who Is Hawkeye 666?

20. Godzilla Trailer Screens At Comic Con

And Ten You May Prefer

1. David Lloyd Launches New Weekly Comic With Kyle Baker, John McCrea, Phil Hester And More

2. Guillermo Del Toro And Ron Perlman "Together In Trying" To Make Hellboy 3

3. The James Robinson Panel And Darwyn Cooke's Next Project

4. Guillermo Del Toro Unveils Pacific Rim Footage, Reveals His Plans For Robot And Monster Mayhem

5. Jonathan Ross Makes A Major Silver Age Art Acquisition

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

7. Racebending At San Diego Comic Con

8. Walking Dead Season 3 – New Trailer From Comic-Con

9. Jean Grey Is Marvel's But Phoenix Is Mine- Chris Claremont

10. Comic-Con Footage Reel From Neill Blomkamp's Elysium Was Truly, Shockingly Impressive

Thanks to Pinguino, Grace Randolph, Raymond Brown, Kate Kotler, Peter S Svensson, Jen Aprahamian, Louis Falcetti, Keysha Couzens, Will Romine, Skip Harvey, Shawn Schillberg, Joe Salas, Joe Orlando, Joseph Stone, Mark Bourne, Alex Wilson, Chris Thompson, Dean Butters, Keysha Couzens, Al Tremaine and  Jesse James for making an unforgettable Comic Con. Same again next year.

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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