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Brian Michael BendisMarvelSolicitationsSpider-Man

This weekend, it was revealed that Miles Morales would lead the new Spider-Man book, post Secret Wars. Today, Marvel makes it official, with the press release, quotes and all.

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Press Release As thousands of Comic-Con International fans de-plane, the first thing that they’ll see won’t be a promo for The Avengers or The Walking Dead but a huge graphic cartoon of a captive orca with SeaWorld’s CEO in his mouth. The provocative display, which urges convention-goers to steer clear of SeaWorld because of marine-mammal cruelty and confinement, is a joint project between Bluewater Productions and PETA.

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If you thought the controversy over the Tea Party and Captain America was silly, wait for the hilarity to ensue when a certain group goes ape-crazy over the upcoming release from Boom! Town called “Repuglicans”. If you’re a card-carrying Republican, stop reading now. If not, you must get this book. Pete Von Sholly and Steve Tatham bring you a completely unfair and not balanced take on Republican Party leaders and apparatchiks. Sarah Palin, John McCain, Glenn Beck and others all unveiled as vampires, freaks, and zombies. These guys put the UGLI in REPUGLICANS. “This book shows the true face of

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The protector of the trees is being turned into a 3D film directed by Chris Renaud, Cinco Paul, and Ken Daurio. Paul and Daurio are writing the adaptation of the Dr. Seuss The Lorax book.  The tree hugging green themed book has seen its share of controversy since it was originally published in 1971, when the logging industry claimed it was an anti-logging book.  It’s one of my favorite Seuss books, and I hope Paul and Daurio can deliver a script that stays true to the story. The film is expected to hit theaters on March 2, 2012. via Variety

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The Sideshow Collectibles site was updated over the last week to offer pre-orders for the next statue in the Adam Hughes collection – Mystique.  Take the jump for all the pictures, that probably won’t cause as big a controversy as his Mary Jane statue, but will cause a few people to click the buy button.

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Black PantherMarvel

Who’s under the mask?  There’s a new Black Panther in town, and she’s smokin’ hot.  In an interview with the Washington Post, both Joe Quesada and Reginal Hudlin were mum on the new player in T’Challa. The news, of course, is sure to spark controversy among fans — not unlike when Captain America began packing heat this year. How will Hudlin react to that? “Honestly, my entire run on the series has been controversial. Which is great,” he says. “All the writers I admire are hotly debated online, and I feel like I’m always in great company in that situation.

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For those that like the behind the scenes stuff, here’s a news story that features the controversy, the creators, and yes, Italian Spiderman. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28wCjdpV2ok[/youtube]

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