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The Biggest Surprises Of Comic-Con 2013
The shocks to emerge from this year's geek-fest. Batman/Superman, anyone?

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10. Joss Whedon Screens Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

Clark Gregg, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Ming-na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Brett Dalton & Melinda May

The ever-coy Mr. Joss Whedon arrived at the panel for Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. with a sheepish claim that they couldn’t show clips from the show’s pilot because of legal reasons. Of course, it was a ruse, and the entire episode screened for a delighted audience. The response was largely positive afterwards, with praise for the show’s concentration on character over the spectacle it can’t necessarily sustain on a telly budget (though it had its moments), the typically entertaining banter and solid performances from the likes of Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Brett Dalton and more. And, of course, the always-reliable Agent Coulson, played by character acting rock star Clark Gregg. Read the full story.

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1 spelling error in article
"What we saw raised hopes that the Spider-sequel will be more defined and muscular THAT the first film," surely THAN is the operable word here? Don't mind me I'm just saying, I mean you wouldn't want to look unprofessional would you? More

Posted by rockram198 on Sunday July 28, 2013, 15:25

2 Dangerous Move
They need to do it right, it sounds good but it's easy for them to go wrong here. Nevertheless it's an interesting move and it would be exciting to see the outcome. More

Posted by Keegan Gess on Thursday July 25, 2013, 00:24

3 Bad idea
Not sure/happy about having a Supes sequel with Batman in it, fine if they did a standard Superman sequel then a standalone film with Batman like Avengers, but I feel its just a marketing ploy to relaunch a new Batman actor and will diminish the new superman legacy etc More

Posted by oz_p on Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:12

4 Karen Gillan
She looks like Nat Portman in V for Vendetta! More

Posted by luccewada on Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:19

5 RE: Batman/Superman
I don't get this whole 'Superman's would make Batman redundant' line of thinking. There's been a number of crossovers done in the past. The 'Public Enemies' storyline for instance which is really good and the 'World's Finest' episodes from Superman TAS. If the characters couldn't combine, then I hardly think they would've survived past the first crossover. More

Posted by Emyr Thy King on Monday July 22, 2013, 18:26

6 Batman/Superman
If they were going to include batman in the Man of Steel sequel, then it was silly of them to make Superman as invincible as he was. I mean, he could lift ships. While Batman is a more interesting character altogether, he would sadly, get squished by Batman in a second, and would be a useless companion. More

Posted by xlostxjoeyx on Monday July 22, 2013, 14:32


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