Wednesday Runaround – Are You Afraid Of Transhumanism?

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This is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Letters of Note: A promise is a promise!

So imagine his surprise when, 25 years later in 1972, an aspiring artist named Russell Maheras attempted to take him up on his offer by sending Lee his Souperman spoof along with a fee, kindly doubled to take inflation into account, of $2. Lee's gracious response can be seen below.

UPDATED: Quote of the day: More Batman, Inc. delays? (Yanick Paquette says not that he knows of…) | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

What is this! Panic based on wild speculation! Please.

C2E2 Rebounds with a Good Second Year

The extra 6,500 attendees all fit into a new hall which was better configured for the show, according to ReedPop vp of books, publishing and pop culture, Lance Fensterman. He also noted that a new logo which emphasized the "comic and entertainment" part of the show better reflected the contents. Local marketing efforts included hang tags featuring Ryan Reynolds as Green Lantern on supermarket Pepsi displays, which targeted the mom demographic to create awareness for the show. Everything paid off with much better local ticket sales through comics retailers.

X-Perts

The cast and filmmakers of X-MEN: FIRST CLASS want to hear from you, the ultimate fans of X-Men – the X-Perts. Send us your questions about the film, the characters, the behind-the-scenes action – and join the members of the "first class" to get the inside story.

Still Truckin': R. Crumb Retrospective Opens Wednesday in New York (3/23) | Complex.com

From March 23 to April 30, an enormous amount of R. Crumb's work will be on display at Society of Illustrators. Crumb, the biggest name in underground comics, has been drawing professionally since the early '60s. His work has drawn criticism for its perceived sexism and racism, but to label him as one or the other, or even both, does a reductive disservice to an indisputable talent.

X-Men Destiny's First New Mutant Revealed – Comic Vine

The first new character for X-Men Destiny is a 15-year old girl named Aimi Yoshida (not revealed if related to Sunfire in any way) whose bio reveals that she was smuggled out of Japan by her mutant parents before the entire family could be rounded up and incarcerated in the new mutant camps. Not a good sign for the future if there are mutant concentration camps. Anyway, Aimi arrives in San Francisco hidden on a tanker ship. She is too young and frightened to appreciate her parents' motivations for sending her away, and instead feels only the bitterness and anger of abandonment.

ICv2 – Disney Plans Marvel, TV Magazines

Disney Publishing Worldwide has announced that it will expand its kids magazine production in the U.S. to include a new magazine based on Phineas and Ferb and one-shots based on upcoming Marvel and Pixar movies.

Iron Man Exo Armor

Two auctions by Yong He Toys have revealed 2 rather surprising preproduction samples from the Iron Man Armored Avenger line

Inside Pulse | Lex Luthor's Black Lantern Orbs Have A Superman Not Green Lantern Connection?

"What's up with Action Comics and the Black Lantern power spheres?" [DC's Eddie] Berganza: "We'll see more in Action Comics #900, and we'll learn it has more to do with the Superman mythology."

New Captain America: The First Avenger Photo | Superhero Hype

With footage from the new Captain America: The First Avenger trailer airing on Entertainment Tonight today, Marvel Studios has released this new photo of Chris Evans in the July 22 release.

Do Superhero Movies Make Us More or Less Fearful of Transhumanism? – Science and Religion Today

The short answer: Superhero movies are far more inclined to make us fearful of transhumanism.

The Escapist : News : Own The Director's Cut Of Captain America On DVD This May

It isn't common knowledge, but this summer's Captain America movie is actually the second time Steve Rogers has appeared on the silver screen. A long time ago (21 years, in fact), director Albert Pyun was drafted to make a film adaptation of Marvel's iconic character, which has been widely-reviled by some and beloved as a B-movie by others.

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