TWITTER REPORT: The BP Oil Spill, Frank Miller’s ‘Xerxes,’ And ‘The Walking Dead’

The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico got some Hollywood attention this week when it was revealed that director James Cameron might be lending a hand. The wisdom Tom Tomorrow offered on the subject was sound, but personally, I tend to agree most with Drunk Hulk.

Meanwhile, comics’ big players have been doing all kinds of things in the last 24 hours, what with Joe Quesada getting promoted to CCO at Marvel, Frank Miller revealing his new “300” prequel “Xerxes” and Robert Kirkman watching “The Walking Dead” begin production. You can live vicariously through all of them below and find out what Geoff Johns does when comics don’t come out on a Wednesday.

I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for June 2, 2010.

@FrankMillerInk RT @corybullis is xerxes a sequel or prequel frank? // Let’s just say it starts 19 years before the battle of Thermopylae
-Frank Miller, Writer/Artist (“Sin City,” “300”)

@RobertKirkman Shooting on The Walking Dead TV show has officially begun. Very cool.
-Robert Kirkman, Writer (“The Walking Dead,” “Invincible”)

@tomtomorrow BP oil spill proves that ultimately nobody knows what the hell they’re doing. A lesson we would do well to remember.
-Tom Tomorrow, Writer/Artist (“This Modern World”)

Joe Quesada pt. 1: @BRIANMBENDIS Faboom! Marvel Entertainment, LLC announced today that it has promoted Joe Quesada to Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment.
-Brian Michael Bendis, Writer (“Ultimate Spider-Man,” “New Avengers”)

Joe Quesada pt. 2: @Christosgage Congrats to @JoeQuesada on the promotion…having seen and benefited from him in action during the Avengers Retreat, Marvel’s in good hands!
-Christos Gage, Writer (“Union Jack,” “Absolution”)

Joe Quesada pt. 3: @FrankTieri Impeach @JoeQuesada ! …Well, since everyone was offering Joe their congrats today, I figured I’d go the other way. Why follow the crowd?
-Frank Tieri, Writer (“Wolverine,” “Iron Man”)

@Todd_McFarlane VIDEO GAME: Back from LA. Was directing motion capture for commercial shoot for a video game I’ve been helping on for the past 3 years.
-Todd McFarlane, Writer/Artist (“Spawn,” “The Amazing Spider-Man”)

@marcbernardin i will say again, for the stupid seats: I don’t think Spidey should be black; I think they should get the best actor, even if he is black.
-Marc Bernardin, Writer (“The Authority,” “The Highwaymen”)

@GeoffJohns0 Wednesday. No comics in the U.S. because of Memorial Day. But 7-11 sells slurpees every day. :) Off to get one…
-Geoff Johns, Writer (“Blackest Night,” “The Flash”)

Parting Wisdom for the Day:

@DRUNKHULK FED ASK FOR KEVIN COSTNER AND JAMES CAMERON STOP OIL IN GULF! NO EXPECT OIL CRISIS END! BUT EXPECT WORLD LONGEST MOVIE!
-Drunk Hulk

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