TWITTER REPORT: Russian Spy Investigation, Marvel TV Pitches, And Man-Thing …

With Jeph Loeb now the executive VP in charge of TV at Marvel, Marvel’s staff and freelancers now now where to bring all of their long dreamt-about pitchers for TV programs. a few such ideas surfaced on Twitter today.

Also surfacing this week were allegations by the FBI that a ring of individuals were were spying for Russian. Duane Swierczynski sounded off about that situation. You can find out what thinks, who’s visiting the ALA conference and which creators are ready for a Man-Thing Awareness Month.

My name is @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for June 29, 2010.

@swierczy Not buying this Russian spy ring story. four couples? four cities? Sounds too much like a reality show: SO YOU WANNA STEAL NUCLEAR SECRETS?
-Duane Swiercynski, Writer (“Cable,” “The Immortal Iron Fist”)

Marvel TV pt. 1: @StephenWacker My first TV pitch to , Jeph Loeb, new Marvel EVP of Television is “Happy Days of Future Past”. Wish me luck!
-Stephen Wacker, Editor (“The Amazing Spider-Man,” “52”)

Marvel TV pt. 2: @ivanbrandon @StephenWacker patsy walker, texas ranger?
-Ivan Brandon, Writer (“Viking,” “NYC Mech”)

Marvel TV pt. 3: @Christosgage @StephenWacker: My first pitch to new Marvel TV EVP Jeph Loeb is “Pimp My Ghost Rider”.
-Christos Gage, Writer (“Union Jack,” “Absolution”)

@bradmeltzer In DC for ALA Librarian conference. without librarians, I wouldn’t be a writer today.
-Brad Meltzer, Writer (“Identity Crisis,” “Justice League of America”)

Man-Thing Awareness pt. 1: @jeffparker I’m telling you, Man-Thing Awareness Month is going to be incredible.
-Jeff Parker, Writer (“Agents of Atlas,” “Underground”)

Man-Thing Awareness pt. 2: @philhester @jeffparker My Man-Thing Awareness Level is preset to orange.
-Phil Hester, Writer/Artist (“Green Arrow,” “The Irredeemable Ant-Man”)

@skottieyoung just watched GAMER. Surprised at how much I enjoyed it. I like having no expectations, so much easier to like things.
-Skottie Young, Artist (“New X-Men,” “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”)

Parting Wisdom for the Day:

@PiaGuerra On average it takes 6 -10 years to break into mainstream comics. Ask yourself honestly if you’re willing to put that time in. #SDCCreviews
-Pia Guerra, Artist (“Y: The Last Man,” “Doctor who: The Forgotten”)

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