Friday Trending Topics: Alan Scott And Earth 2 #2

Friday Trending Topics: Alan Scott And Earth 2 #2Official: It won't be news to any readers of Bleeding Cool who originally broke this story (a number of times), but today DC Comics let news organisations run the news that Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern, was to be reinvented as a gay man for the Earth 2 series. The issue in question ships to US and Canadian stores next week. Read the reaction and tell us what you think.

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It's Official. Alan Scott, The Original Green Lantern, Is DC's Newest Gay Hero

It's official. It won't be news to any readers of Bleeding Cool who originally broke this story (a number of times), but today DC Comics let news organisations run the news that Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern, was to be reinvented as a gay man for the Earth 2 series. The issue in question ships to US and Canadian stores next week.

Talking To Jessica Nigri About Cosplay

There's Cosplay and there is Cosplayers. Jessica Nigri Tops the charts as not only one of the best Cossies in the state of Arizona but quite possibly one of the best on the planet. Here Facebook tops 114,000+ fans and she is one of the most recognized Cossies at any show.

The Queen Delays Before Watchmen And Gay Green Lantern 

Who'd have thought Queen Elizabeth II would have thrown herself into the Before Watchmen debate? Or the Gay Green Lantern controversy? But that's effectively what's happened.

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Kick-Ass Cast Lining Up To Return, Millar Reveals What Nicolas Cage Will Be Doing

Chloe Moretz, Aaron Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have lined up to broker their deals for Kick-Ass 2. Deadline add that Nicolas Cage is yet to receive an offer, but is still talking officially about rejoining the team.

The Ridley Scott Max Headroom Coke Commercials That Led To Prometheus 

One of the most applauded elements of Prometheus is its production design, executed by Ridley Scott's long-time collaborator Arthur Max. I got to speak to Max this week, and we began by talking about his first project with Scott, on some commercials for Coke that aired in the mid 80s.

After Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Comes Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes has a newly announced release date and title – though I'm not sure it's really the right one.

 

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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