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The Top 5 Biggest Stories from New York Comic Con

The Top 5 Biggest Stories from New York Comic Con

Plenty of news rolled out of NYCC this weekend, and too much of it trickled out in the weeks before. So what ended up being the big news at the con?




October 15, 2012



 

  Interested in all the news to come out of NYCC?  Check out our NYCC NEWS ROUNDUP for a list of all the news and articles.  We will also be rolling out some interviews throughout the coming days and weeks from outhousers at the con, so stay check back with us to stay up to date on creator news.

   Every year news trickles out ahead of the big conventions and although they still remain quite the spectacle, we find ourselves less and less blown away by the news coming out of them.  They still manage to squeeze a few gems in there however and we've put together a list of the biggest news to come out of NYCC:

 

5

SUPERMAN BY SCOTT SNYDER AND JIM LEE

   Here is a border line announcement, as rumors of this title have been floating around now for a month or more.  But they actually waited until NYCC to announce and confirm this title and since everything Scott Snyder touches turns to comic book gold lately, it's a pretty big deal for DC.

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BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS ON GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

   With the movie in production, most expected Marvel to roll out a Guardians of the Galaxy book, but this relaunch coming from Bendis and McNiven stirred up a bit more excitement for the project

 

 

4

UNWRITTEN/FABLES CROSSOVER

    Actually, this is totally NOT a crossover as character from The Unwritten make their way into the Fableverse.  It will be set completely within The Unwritten comic, but for two of the better Vertigo books right now to mix it up a bit is good news for fans.

 

 

3

ANDY DIGGLE TO WRITE THIEF OF THIEVES

    Kirkman's Thief of Thieves title is handled a bit like a tv show in some regards, with Kirkman acting as showrunner and different writers taking turns on each arc.  Andy Diggle (The Losers, Swamp Thing) will handle the writing duties for the third arc.

 

 

2

JEFF LEMIRE'S NEW PROJECT: TRILLIUM

 

   Vertigo will be bringing us a new ten part miniseries from Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Sweet Tooth), who will be handling story and art in this sci-fi story set both in the far future and in 1921.  Not much more is known, but fans are already salivating.  Several other interesting projects are on the way from Vertigo as well, be sure to click the link for the article to check out the Vertigo Panel coverage.

 

 

1

COULSON LIVES!

   By far the biggest news to come out of the con was reserved for Joss Whedon and gang in an announcement for his upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. television show.  Clark Gregg appeared on stage as they announced Agent Coulson will be headlining the show to the roar of the crowd.

 

 

What were the biggest stories for you coming out of the con??





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About the Author - Jeremy Shane


Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


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