Retailers On Villains Month – Friday Trending Topics
It all starts next week, the issues are well documented (and don't forget, there's also that thing about Nightwing exploding the internet that day), so what's going to happen when the Villains Month covers start to hit the stands? Several retailers let us know how they're handling it.
Most-Read TV/Film Stories Friday:
I've got it on very good authority that eighth Doctor Paul McGann has filmed something for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary, but haven't been able to verify exactly what.
I saw a full-on trailer for the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who at Comic-Con and, as I said at the time, it was "funny, witty and has great production values."
Ahead of Eli Roth's cannibal movie The Green Inferno premiering at The Toronto International Film Festival next week, the MPAA have – coincidentally, I assume, as they have no jurisdiction North of the border – awarded the film an R rating and explained why.
Most-Read Comic Stories Friday:
So we asked a number of comic book retailers how they will be dealing with next week's first delivery of the Villains Month 3D covers from DC Comics, in the light of across-the-board allocations and replacement with 2D covers.
Top Cow announced this week that they will be conducting a new Talent Search where in they will be looking for 4 unpublished writers and 4 unpublished artists that will then get paying work from the company. Another 10 runner-ups of each will get the chance to participate in an anthology.
What if you casted a movie role and no one cared? That is almost the response from fans and industry folk alike. The news of James Spader being picked to play the Avengers 2 big baddy Ultron has been met with mild approval and some people preparing to defend a choice that is getting very little negative response.