Most-Read Comic Stories Wednesday:
At New York Comic Con, Superior Spider-Man writer Dan Slott was insistent, repeatedly interrupting any questioner asking about Peter Parker with a loud "He's Dead!" to repeated amusement and an emerging response from questioners through the show, "I'm glad he's dead!"
One of the greatest joys of writing stories involving the future, must be giving sneak peeks of what is to come. From the look at the adult Legion Of Superheroes, to Days Of Future Past, to The Dark Knight Returns, much of the subsequent joy is seeing if stories will line up to what has been set for them… or not. Steven Moffat even gave River Song the "Spoilers, sweetie!" line which became rather addictive.
In today's Superior Spider-Man we get an inkling of what may be… a spinoff Spider-Man 2099. With the following premise… but who will work on it?
Most-Read TV/Film Stories Wednesday
At the end of the Agents of SHIELD pilot, I thought I'd found a pretty good lead on the Coulson Lives mystery was going to be resolved. I wrote a post at the time, citing the scraps of evidence scattered throughout the episode:
Charlie Hunnam's exit from 50 Shades of Grey is the best thing that ever happened to people who despise that book and movie and everything it stands for (in other words, sane people), and today we've got more details about what exactly went down via THR.
Vince Gilligan has been rather open with The Hollywood Reporter about progress on his Breaking Bad spin-off, Better Call Saul. It's pretty clear that there's a lot of work to be done before the show hits the air, which is currently projected to be between August and October of next year, but the basic shape of the thing is starting to take focus around its Bob Oedenkirk-shaped nucleus.