The new "Mission: Impossible—The Ghost Protocol" trailer has the world talking about Tom Cruise once again. Better yet, it's got Simon Pegg running around on the big screen once more, which, depending on whether you're reading Edgar Wright's tweets or Dylan Teague's tweets, could be a good thing or a bad thing.
One item of interest that's definitely good is the new "Savage Dragon" #177 cover that Erik Larsen showed off last night. A radioactive Godzillan Osama Bin Laden monster rising from the ocean became one of the most cliché jokes on Twitter following the Al Qaeda leader's death and burial at sea. Personally, I like him better as a cover subject. Check out a link to that brilliant piece of work and how Neil Gaiman felt going on Craig Ferguson's show Tuesday.
I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for June 29, 2011.
-Erik Larsen, Writer/Artist ("Savage Dragon," "Amazing Spider-Man")
"MI: The Ghost Protocol" pt. 1: @BrianReed I admit I have a soft spot (in mah brayne) for the Mission Impossible flicks. But Brad Bird directing? I'll get somewhat excited for that.
-Brian Reed, Writer ("Ms. Marvel," "Secret Invasion: Front Line")
"MI: The Ghost Protocol" pt. 2: @edgarwright Mission Impossible trailer looks ace. Although, one film later I still can't process my pal @SimonPegg in scenes with Ethan Hunt. Tis crazy!
-Edgar Wright, Director ("Scott Pilgrim vs. The World," "Shaun of the Dead")
"MI: The Ghost Protocol" pt. 3: @DylanTeague new mission impossible trailer looks like more of the same, zzzzzzzz.... Pegg doind serious looks stupid too.
-Dylan Teague, Artist ("Judge Dredd," "Diamond")
@neilhimself Was so nervous before @CraigyFerg taping. Then sat down at the desk & he was so welcoming & funny I forgot about everything except chatting.
-Neil Gaiman, Writer ("Sandman," "Miracleman")
@maguirekevin Michael Bay-the world's highest paid second unit director
-Kevin Maguire, Artist ("Justice League," "Defenders")
@David_Hahn It's easy to dismiss the Yo Gabba Gabba tv show, until you are singing "Don't Bite Your Friends" 3 days later while driving alone.
-David Hahn, Artist ("Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four," "Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane")
@OKBJGM "sherlock" is many things...a mean doctor who...a valentine to sexual ambiguity...but mostly it's a love letter to helvetica.
-Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Writer ("Annihilation: Super-Skrull," "The Middleman")
Be sure to follow @MTVSplashPage on Twitter for up-to-the-minute breaking news in the world of comics and movies.