Wednesday Trending Topics: Green Green Lantern

Earth 2 #3 CoverBased on Rich's post today, it sounds like Earth 2 #3 gives us an interesting take on the origin of Alan Scott as Green Lantern. Extensively debated in the forum, it does make me want to go pick up the series so far to see precisely what's going on.

Most-Read Comic Stories Today:

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Yes I know she'd been a demon sorceress. And I know she's been ruler of Limbo.

The Gaia Green Lantern Of Earth 2

Mild spoilers for Earth 2 #3 published today from DC Comics.

Nine Thoughts About Comics – Wolverine, Fury MAX, Action Comics, Detective Comics, Thief Of Thieves, Muppets, Ferals, Infernal Man Thing and World's Finest

In Wolverine #310 (#309 is out soon, completists!), Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi resurrect Sabretooth. Not literally, however, though Wolverine does the Frank Miller/Elektra trick of digging up the grave just to be sure. And giving us a little decapitation and a Hamlet pose reference too… well, you would, wouldn't you?

Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today:

First Teaser Poster For Sam Raimi's Oz The Great And Powerful Hits Some Iconic Beats

Oz The Great and Powerful doesn't tell the story of Frank Baum's Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but the backstory. Unlike Wicked, with focused on one of the Witches, Sam Raimi's new film fills out the story of the huckster who became the most powerful man hidden behind the curtains of Oz.

This Dredd Motion Poster Will Growl At You

Judge Dredd is to have quite the presence at Comic-Con next week. Good, really, because the place has been somewhat overrun by fatties in the past – or maybe that was just my hotel room.

First Image From Marvel's New SHIELD Caper, Item 47, With Lizzy Caplan And A Big, Bad Gun

Ever wondered what happened to all of the alien bric-a-brac left scattered across New York at the end of The Avengers? No, of course not. That's the kind of thing that just gets magicked away. Well, unless you're reading an issue of Damage Control.


About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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