Sunday Trending Topics: Disassembling Iron Man 3

Sunday Trending Topics: Disassembling Iron Man 3Ah, there's nothing quite like the moment the first bit of footage of a comic book movie hits the internet.  It's the perfect combination of about 5 different kinds of nerdy data analysis — pausing and screencapping those tightly cut scenes, collating them with known info about the film, blowing up pixels to look for secrets, identifying locations, and comparing it all with the accepted comic book canon.  It's all a lot of work, so thank god for Brendon Connelly.

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"Mewling Quim" And That Mid-Credit Smile In The Avengers Movie | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

So, first, is the phrase "Mewling Quim." Said, or rather, spat by Loki to Black Widow, this is possibly the most offensive line in the film, beyond even Wolverine's in X-Men: First Class. It is just that some people aren't too familiar with the derivation. In more modern English, this would be "whining cunt".

Rumour: Another Member Of The X-Men Has Filmed A Scene For The Wolverine | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

I'm not too sure about this report at all, so let's just label it clearly as a rumour. What follows below the warning could end up being a spoiler, however, so do proceed at your own risk.

A Closer Look At The Iron Man 3 Trailer Teaser | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Having watched the Iron Man 3 trailer teaser, you may have found its nine brief shots to go past rather too quickly. Here's a screen capture from each, and a little discussion of what they show. Discussion of some plot points will ensue.

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Why The Walking Dead Is Out And Saga Is In | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Comics should always be a source of amusement for their reader. After all, comics are a part of the entertainment industry and when a comic becomes uninteresting people stop reading it. An old saying from our favorite caped crusader "You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain," is what happened with The Walking Dead.

Even More NYCC Cosplay Pics | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

These are pictures I took of cosplayers while attending the New York Comic Con last weekend.

When Bill Jemas Met Paul Levitz At NYCC | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

For comic industry observers of the late nineties and noughties, the rivalry between Marvel and DC reached epic heights. After the Marvel bankruptcy, the company did all it could to lift itself out of the more, throwing everything at the wall to see what stuck. Which included an aggressive media prescence spearheaded, publicly at least, by Bill Jemas and Joe Quesada.

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The World At Noonan – Too Much Nolan In My Diet

At the New York Comic Con, I happened to find myself at one of the DC Comics panels. And I couldn;t help but hear a most entertaining conversation behind me, before the panel began. Turning round, I met Lucy Noonan. And now you get to meet her too…

When Bill Jemas Met Paul Levitz At NYCC

For comic industry observers of the late nineties and noughties, the rivalry between Marvel and DC reached epic heights. After the Marvel bankruptcy, the company did all it could to lift itself out of the more, throwing everything at the wall to see what stuck. Which included an aggressive media prescence spearheaded, publicly at least, by Bill Jemas and Joe Quesada.

Scott Lobdell Will Join You In The Sun

My favourite Superman line is "They will join you in the sun." From All Star Superman.

 

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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