A bit of a sleepy Thursday on the Comics Internet today. This is the day we're reading comics — or on this particular Thursday, waiting for certain new ones. The phrase "the Thing's thing" appeared in approximately 762 blog posts today. I was very tempted to illustrate this post with the cover of FF #51, but never mind that now. Here's what people looked at here– and elsewhere, today:
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Over at the Statue Marvels forum, professional genre statue designers are posting their designs off to fans and getting instant feedback. And Randy Bowen has been showing off his company's new Wasp designs. And while response has been mostly positive, there is one wrinkle. Or rather, a few wrinkles.
There has been a fair deal of fuss concerning the second rescheduling of the Batwoman comic. Well, I've been told by a DC source that the book will now actually launch with issue #1 in the autumn.
Although Nyx, actually accountant Irene Thomas from New Jersey, is more about handing out food and clothing to Manhattan's homeless rather than getting in the way of a bullet. It's a similar story with another fellow known as Life.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. New. Image. Thanks Wall Street Journal and Topless Robot. Nickelodeon. $60 million. 2012. Eastman and Laird's metaphorical graves. Spinning?
Can you get to Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Friday the 25th or Saturday the 26th? And do you fancy being an Avenger? Fancy fightiong Krees and Skrulls in the upcoming Joss Whedon 3D movie Avengers from Marvel Studios?
I know that's meant to be the Flash getting set to run… but it doesn't half look like he's doing an impression of a dog.
Most Retweeted Items From Other Comic News Sites (Experimental):
I am, in a very real sense, the writer I am today because my mother fed my imagination with comics, with Burroughs, with Tolkien and Robert E. Howard. I spent countless hours in bookstores as a kid, and I don't remember ever being hurried to make a selection, or hustled out the front door before I was ready. My habit was supported. My mother gave me what I needed, selflessly and without hesitation.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #656 Written by DAN SLOTT Art & Cover by MARCOS MARTIN Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA The debut of the NEW SPIDER-ARMOR! If Spider-Man hopes to find a way to defeat his new nemesis MASSACRE, he'll need the help of his all new, all-power costume! But will protecting the people of New York mean that Spider-Man finally takes the last measure– killing a bloodthirsty madman when there are no other options? (by the way, your first answer is wrong!)