A Tired And Weary Batman – Thursday Trending Topics

dark-knight-returns-4-superman-batmanThe Dark Knight FallsWhich means, by implication, that Man of Steel took place in a world where, somewhere outside of that one particular story, a grown man was dressed up in a spooky costume – probably one with pointy ears – and going around beating up criminals. It's just that he never came up in conversation.

Most-Read Comic Stories Thursday:

A Quick Runaround Marvel's December 2013 Solicitations – What's Up With Them Spider Titles?

So what have we learned from Marvel's solicitations?

Marvel Brings Back The Acetate Cover For Origins II

DC have the 3D cover market sewn up for September. Indeed, picking up this weeks comics, I couldn't help but be impressed by the resultant thickness of the DC comics. Never mind the quality, feel the width! Well, Marvel are fighting back, giving their new series for December, Origins II by Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert an acetate cover, the likes of which adorned the Marvels comics back in the day.

When Captain America's Mother Was Buried In The Same Graveyard As The Flash And Hourman

Basically it sucks to be Cap.

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Thursday:

Harry Potter Spin-Off Movie Coming, JK Rowling Writing Screenplay 

Warner Bros. have officially announced another movie set in the Harry Potter universe. The biggest surprise, however, might just be that JK Rowling is writing the screenplay herself.

First Poster For Jose Padilha's Robocop Reboot – New Robocop, But Where Are The New Ideas?

Today we got our first poster for the new Robocop, via Coming Soon and it's a pretty simple and clean design.

Warner Bros. Pitch Zack Snyder's Batman As "Tired And Weary"

Which means, by implication, that Man of Steel took place in a world where, somewhere outside of that one particular story, a grown man was dressed up in a spooky costume – probably one with pointy ears – and going around beating up criminals. It's just that he never came up in conversation.

 

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