The Rock Returns To Wrestling And ‘Jeopardy!’ Man Vs. Computer In Today’s Twitter Report

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson invaded the Twittersphere as a trending topic Monday night when he returned to professional wrestling and announced that he will be hosting Wrestlemania XXVII in April. Jeff Katz, Jill Thompson and Becky Cloonan all seemed excited about that, even as Jhonen Vasquez sounded a little aggravated about his Valentine’s Day expenses.

The other big TV star of the night was a computer named Watson who competed against some simple human beings on “Jeopardy!” A call for the computer’s destruction along with some evil plans for Moon Knight and a poetically minimalist summary of “Watchmen” can be see after the jump.

I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for February 15, 2011.

@JhonenV Valentines Day gets freaking expensive what with the cash spent on rope, a new clubbin’ bat, chloroform AND rag, and a new cage.
-Jhonen Vasquez, Writer/Artist (“Johnny the Homicidal Maniac,” “Invader Zim”)

@BRIANMBENDIS my second ultimate spidey TV episode is in the can. now onto raping the legacy of moonknight some more :)
-Brian Michael Bendis, Writer (“New Avengers,” “Ultimate Spider-Man”)

“Jeopardy!” pt. 1: @smuu Damn. People sure look stupid compared to that super smart computer. I hope it doesn’t become self aware and kill us all. #jeopardy
-Faith Erin Hicks, Writer/Artist (“Zombies Calling,” “The War at Ellsmere”)

“Jeopardy!” pt. 2: @marcbernardin The only thing that would make this episode of #Jeopardy okay is if Lena Headey walked on the set and plugged Watson with a 12-gauge.
-Marc Bernardin, Writer (“The Highwaymen,” “The Authority”)

The Rock pt. 1: @KatzMoney The Rock just blew the roof off in Anaheim. Welcome back Rocky!
-Jeff Katz, Writer/Producer (“Booster Gold,” “Freddy vs Jason vs Ash”)

The Rock pt. 2: @thejillthompson How I have missed the crowd captivating microphone manipulations of@TheRock :-) #theRock
-Jill Thompson, Artist (“Beasts of Burden,” “The Sandman”)

The Rock pt. 3: @beckycloonan @thejillthompson I don’t know, but I smell what he is cooking!!!! #theRock
-Becky Cloonan, Writer/Artist (“East Coast Rising,” “American Virgin”)

Deep Thought for the Day:

@andydiggle Someone’s killing masks… Whoa, giant squid–! #sixwordnovels
-Andy Diggle, Writer (“The Losers,” “Daredevil”)

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