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Star WarsIf anyone can sympathize with George Lucas amid all of the criticism he's recently received over the new Star Wars Blu-ray changes, it's comic book creators. Ron Marz and Eric Canete both came to the franchise founder's defense with some stern words today.

On a much more serious note, creators have been banding together to raise money to help cartoonist Dylan Williams, who's currently battling cancer. If you want to help out, you could do a lot worse than picking up the Batwoman artwork that Steve Lieber put up on eBay. Check out a link to that, pressing questions and a proposed casting choice for a "Stronium Dog" movie.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for September 1, 2011.


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Ultimate Captain AmericaHurricane Irene is on its way to the East Coast right now, and everyone's got their own way of getting ready. Whether they're stockpiling booze, knives or water, the Twitter Report wishes everyone a safe weekend. Cooler heads have been posting as well, though, urging New Yorkers to remain calm.

Kevin Smith, meanwhile, appears to be relaxed to max now that he's done with part one of the script for his new film "Hit Somebody." His satisfaction, survival shopping lists and a killer Ultimate Captain America sketch from Reilly Brown topped our favorites list this morning. Catch 'em all after the jump.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 26, 2011.


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Dark Knight RisesWhether they live in the U.K. or the U.S., comics creators in the feed have been expressing collective shock over the course of the last day in response to the London riots that broke out over the weekend. Simon Pegg and Mark Millar both offered their perspectives, and Tony Lee had his travel plans impacted.

Thankfully, Lea Hernandez offered a beacon of light to the day's tweets with some "Doctor Who"-inspired bunny art. Check out the magic down below, along with a brilliant career suggestion for David Schwimmer.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 9, 2011. Read More...

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Laurence FishburneNot content to see Marvel getting all of the attention yesterday over Ultimate Spider-Man's race change, the powers that be behind "The Man of Steel" outed Laurence Fishburne as their new choice to play Clark Kent's boss, Perry White.

Of course, creators are still talking about the Spider-Man decision, too. They've just widened the conversation's scope. Check out what the last day's worth of debate has looked like, what Fred Van Lente predicts will really get readers talking and what a beautiful piece of original Jock Joker artwork looks like before it gets sent off to a buyer.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 3, 2011. Read More...

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Spider-ManIt's looks like it's going to be fiery in the comment threads this week for anything involving the words "Ultimate" and "Spider-Man." Marvel revealed their new multi-racial Spidey last night, and the responses to the USA Today article, as well as on Twitter, have been full of support and, well, lack of support (to put it nicely).

Gail Simone loves the new concept. Ron Marz digs it too. Check out who'd rather see Marvel go in a different direction, as well as what Rob Liefeld had to say to Alex Ross about Captain Victory and who Ethan Nicolle would like to see cast in "Axe Cop."

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 2, 2011. Read More...

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Spider-Man Turn Off The DarkComic book creator gender ratios are always a hot topic in the Twittersphere when they get discussed, and Gail Simone broached the subject last night with her followers. B. Clay Moore, Jeff Parker and Lea Hernandez contributed to the debate, which you can dive into in more detail through their respective accounts.

There was another debate going on as well, however, as the Republican presidential front-runners for 2012 talked about non-comics stuff on TV. Ron Marz on his Michele Bachmann dreams, Chris Weston on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and Stephen Colbert on his Disney aspirations ranked atop our list of favorite posts for the morning.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for June 14, 2011. Read More...

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Uncanny X-Men cancelledEveryone who's been enjoying "Uncanny X-Men" will be in for some disappointment this October, as Marvel has announced that issue #544 will end the series. Mourners can wallow in their sorrow together watching "X-Men: First Class," I guess. But even that film received some criticism in our feed today.

You know what did get a lot of great buzz, though, last night? J.J. Abrams' "Super 8." Both Jon Favreau and Edgar Wright gave their blessings to the film. Find out why and see what Ron Marz likes about DC's massive reboot after the jump.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for June 9, 2011. Read More...

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DC Comics rebootDC Comics dropped a bomb on the comics community in a USA Today article yesterday, announcing that they'll be rebooting all of their major characters and switching to a same-day digital/print release system. Needless to say, the move got creators talking on Twitter, and the chatter from Marvel's side of the aisle was not entirely negative.

Jon Favreau's attention, meanwhile, was on the attention that "Cowboys and Aliens" was getting. He credited the NBA Finals. His reasoning, Mitch Breitweiser's stab at a Superman redesign, and skepticism about cell phone-related cancer grabbed slots on today's list of tweets.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for June 1, 2011. Read More...

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BridesmaidsThe comics community saw an outpouring of condolences today as news broke that fantasy illustrator and painter Jeffrey Catherine Jones passed away at the age of 67. Billy Tucci, Jock, J.M. DeMatteis and Ron Marz were among those tweeting about her legacy, and there are scores of similar posts where those came from.

In lighter thoughts, Edgar Wright caught "Bridesmaids," and he had good things to say about both the film and Kristen Wiig. With any luck, the rumored upcoming Rapture will hold off long enough that they can eventually work together. Some speculators have pegged the event for Saturday. Brian Lynch, meanwhile, thinks it will inspire a new mega-crossover.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for May 19, 2011. Read More...

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L.A. NoireThe Twitter hive mind overflowed with knowledge and tasty trivia bits this morning. For starters, Jon Favreau got a look at Damon Lindelof's "Lost" hatch turned coffee table. He didn't post a picture, but a quick Google search turned up a blogger who did photograph the famous prop.

In gaming, "L.A. Noire" turned out to be the big topic of the week. Kieron Gillen's been trying to get "Witcher 2" to load, though. We wish him luck.

Find out who wants to see a different noire game, who's defending the new Tintin teaser and why Mike Norton hates Daleks down below.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for May 18, 2011. Read More...

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