How about starting two totally-unsubstantiated-but-kinda-believable rumors? Yes please.
RUMOR #1: QUENTIN TARANTINO TO DIRECT FILM VERSION OF SCALPED
Tarantino just collaborated with the artist and colorist for Scalped, R.M. Guera and Giulia Brusco, on a graphic adaptation of a scene from Tarantino's new movie Inglourious Basterds.
Maybe Tarantino chose Guera and Brusco because: 1) he wanted to see what working with them would be like; and 2) he wanted to give a little publicity boost to Scalped.
Tarantino directs terrific crime movies.
Scalped is one of the best crime comics out there.
Let's make this happen.
You can see the Inglourious Basterds comic here. (NSFW)
RUMOR #2: MARVEL TO PUBLISH BLACK KNIGHT ONE-SHOT JUST TO MESS WITH DC'S BLACKEST NIGHT CROSSOVER
As far as I know, Marvel's Black Knight character has not been in the limelight in a while. So what better time to feature him in a one-shot special than when DC's big Blackest Night crossover is taking place?
Marvel's comic gets to piggy-back on DC's crossover sales boost simply because some people will not realize that the two are not affiliated, plus it helps to dilute the Blackest Night branding.
Nice move, Marvel.
Next, you should name your online comic book service "Digital Comics Unlimited," a.k.a. "DCU," just to screw with DC's "DC Universe," a.k.a "DCU." Oh wait, you already did.
Here's the solicitation for the Black Knight one-shot.
Note: These two rumors are totally unsubstantiated. I just made them up.
But you have to admit they're kinda plausible, right?
That’s a wrap.
1 year ago