Jim Thome, Sgt. Rock And 'Powers' In Today's Twitter Report

Sgt RockShould hitting 600 home runs qualify you for a role in the new Sgt. Rock movie? It's a good enough reason as far as Phil Hester is concerned. He proposed giving Jim Thome a shot at the part of Bulldozer if everything finally comes together on the project.

Elsewhere, Brian Michael Bendis has obviously been keeping an eye on "The Dark Knight Rises." He compared it to what he saw on the the "Powers" TV show set, which he said also got a little crazy. More on why, Jim Lee's late hours leading up to the DC Comics reboot and a story of Juggalo harassment made the days list of retweets.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for August 16, 2011.

@BRIANMBENDIS honestly, powers pilot had a fraction of what the new batman has and when people came up and started filming us, security was all up in it

-Brian Michael Bendis, Writer ("New Avengers," "Ultimate Spider-Man")

@bradmeltzer What's better? A Jonas Brother on The View saying his favorite show is Jack & Bobby? Or how many of my readers watch the View?

-Brad Meltzer, Writer ("Identity Crisis," "Justice League of America")

@jimlee00 2:30 am the time that separates the boys from the boys who make their deadlines...#DCtheNew52

-Jim Lee, Artist ("Batman," "X-Men")

@philhester They need to make a Sgt. Rock movie right now so they can cast Jim Thome as Bulldozer.

-Phil Hester, Writer/Artist ("Green Arrow," "The Irredeemable Ant-Man")

@skottieyoung A week later I'm still thinking about RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. I want to see it again and with the follow ups were here NOW.

-Skottie Young, Artist ("New X-Men," "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz")

@robertliefeld Just finished Hawk and Dove #3!!! Gotta say @sterlinggates is producing some of the best scripts I've ever had the pleasure to draw!

-Rob Liefeld, Writer/Artist ("X-Force," "Youngblood")

@jephjacques I still get about 3 angry emails a year from ICP fans because I made fun of them in a comic years and years ago.

-Jeph Jacques, Writer/Artist ("Questionable Content")

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