Jun 10th 2012 By: J. Caleb Mozzocco
The biggest news of the week? ComicsAlliance
founder and Editor-in-Chief Laura Hudson, obviously one of the best things to ever happen to the comics Internet, is stepping down to concentrate on her writing
. In related news, Caleb is sad.
We covered other stuff this week too, and to find links to those things, join me after the jump.
-Comics writer Robert L. Washington III, best known for his work on Milestone's original Static
comics, died this week at age 47
-The bloom is off the rose that is the increased sales
that accompanied DC Comics' "New 52" relaunch and its accompanying full-court press of a media blitz. Metaphors!
-DC Comics announced four new "New 52" titles
, which will be the third wave of new comics since they relaunched their superhero line in September of 2011.
-Rocketeer Adventures 2 #3.
-The Infernal Man-Thing.
-Conan The Barbarian #8.
-Tarot: Witch of The Black Rose #74
-Andrew Wheeler on Avengers Vs. X-Men #5
-Sims and David Uzumeri continue watching Superman IV: The Quest For Peace
-New Dark Knight Rises trailer
-Two words: "Italian Spiderman"
-Who might one of the villains be in the next Iron Man film? Perhaps the one Marvel villain you've been dying to see in a live-action film?
-Warner Bros., the studio that decided they didn't want Joss Whedon to make a superhero movie for them, have found new writers
(who aren't Joss Whedon) to continuing developing Wonder Woman
and Justice League
, two movies in the third and fourth circle of development hell.
-Sims on the live-action Sailor Moon TV show
that never was.
-Say, is Deathstroke, The Terminator showing up in the CW's upcoming Green Arrow series, which is just called Arrow
...? His mask cameos in the trailer
, at any rate.
-The Teen Titans
cartoon --entire voice cast included!--are returning for new half hour show
, with a new title and a new focus.
-The tricky legal issues that have deprived the world of DVD collections of the classic Batman
TV show recently got a bit less tricky
-Nintendo has announced Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
for the Wii U.
-Here's a preview of The Avengers: Battle for Earth
-Andy Yen reviews the Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC for Batman: Arkham City
-Here's a preview of The Amazing Spider-Man videogame
-Diamond Select Toys will have a bunch of Comic-Con exclusives. Here they are.
-Take a look
at Hasbro's Comic-Con exclusive Marvel Universe Masters of Evil box set.
-Stan Lee is among the nerdlebrities who were HeroClix-ized
(Is that a word? It doesn't feel like a word, but I can't think of the verb meaning to have been made into a HeroClix game piece
) as part of Morgan Spurlock's Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
-Check out the Comic-Con exclusive Marvel Legends Special Edition Uncanny X-Force collector's pack
-This week's Best Art Ever (This Week)
-Take a look at Jenny Frison's cover for the upcoming Ghost #0
, and how it was created, step by step.