Posted on Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 by Germain Lussier
And we’re back! Why is Tom Hardy comparing The Dark Knight Rises to Starbucks? Does Edgar Wright have an actor in mind for the Ant-Man lead? Is Henry Cavill comfortable in his Man of Steel costume yet? What are The Muppets doing to Green Lantern and Captain America now? And what do Conan O’Brien and Kenny Rogers have to do with superheroes? Read about all of this and much more in the triumphant return of Superhero Bits!
Last week, we ran a story on the latest Ant Man news but now you can watch Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish actually talk about it to MTV News. And they have someone in mind for the lead.
On a Captain America kick after this weekend? What Culture has a list of the “5 Best Captain America Graphic Novels” that you can pick up and feed your fancy.
Mark Millar took to his Twitter feed to let us all know that Supercrooks, a comic/movie he’s working on with Nacho Vigalondo is still progressing quite nicely.
Comic Book Movie contributor JDUKE25 spoke to Henry Cavill at Comic Con this weekend about his suit for Man of Steel. It’s not a super revealing bit, but its fun none the less. Jump to 8:45, or watch he and Tarsem Singh talk Immortals first.
With Captain America: The First Avenger currently the number one movie at the box office, Geeks of Doom though it would be a good time for a fun retrospective on the 1990 version of the film.
Some of the most breathtaking things on the floor of San Diego Comic-Con were the Sideshow Collectibles/Hot Toys pieces. One of the best of those was the above rendition of Iron Monger from the first Iron Man. And yes, Jeff Bridges is inside. Thanks to the I Love Toys blog for the image.
FirstShowing alerts us to this extremely cool fake trailer for The Flaming C, an animated superhero property starring Conan O’Brien.
Steven Rogers is Captain America. Kenny Rogers is the Gambler. What do they have in common? Screenjunkies takes the Rogers boys (no relation) and puts them side by side.
Lego men have sort of become a niche collectable in recent years and this year they’ve teamed up with Marvel for some Minifigs. Very cool stuff over on Gizmodo.
Topless Robot has an enlightening and frequently funny list of “The 10 Crappiest Moments in Captain America’s History.” Dressing up like a lady is one of them.
Due to the amount of graphics and images included in Superhero Bits, we have to split this post over THREE pages. Click the link above to continue to the second page of Superhero Bits.