Friday Trending Topics: Hobbits, Supergods, And The Mighty

Looks like the BC forum crew pretty much has The Mighty figured out (Maybe. But don't look before you guess yourself). But these promo-puzzles, both real and accidental, are fun, and have been pretty successful in recent times, so let's hope the pubs start upping the ante with something really, really tough.

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We Know Who The Worthy Are. Now… Who Are The Mighty?

Great. So we all know who The Worthy are in Marvel's Fear Itself. Well, now we have to work out who The Mighty are as well. Presumably Marvel heroes turned by Asgardian magic to battle them or somesuch. There are some obvious Tron-castoff silhouettes, with the likes of Hawkeye, Wolverine and the like, but there's bound to be some red herrings in there.

Grant Morrison Talks About Supergods, Action Comics And Multiversity

He sees how Marvel superheros are like totemistic characters, full of animals and insects, how Iron Man represents the god of technology, or money and of  industrial military complex.

The Penis Taunt That Made A Man Out Of Archie Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

TMZ are reporting that Archie Comics Publications filed papers in New York yesterday against the co-Chief Executive Officer of Archie Comics, Nancy Silberkleit, accusing her of sexual harassment and bullying. This included a repeated verbal assault in the offices "allegedly pointing at employees and shouting 'PENIS, PENIS, PENIS, PENIS.'" The first time in 2009, then again in 2010 with the added suffix "my balls hurt".

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More Hobbit Dwarves – And Then There Were Five

Meet Oin and Gloin. They're the latest pair of dwarves from Peter Jackson's The Hobbit to make their way onto the web.

James Bond Gets His New Moneypenny, A Villain And… Some Other Bloke

The mystery of who Naomie Harris will (most probably) be playing in Sam Mendes' upcoming Bond 23 has been solved, and it seems she will be taking up the role of Miss Jane Moneypenny.

What The Adjustment Bureau Believes

There's a difference between what a filmmaker might believe and the assumptions on which they hang their films. As I go on and ascribe certain points of view to The Adjustment Bureau I'm not saying, necessarily, that they are what George Nolfi, the film's writer-director, holds close to his heart, just that they are messages coded, at some level or another, into his film.

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Friday Trending Topics: Hobbits, Supergods, And The Mighty

Friday Trending Topics: Hobbits, Supergods, And The Mighty

Friday Trending Topics: Hobbits, Supergods, And The Mighty

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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