As we head into the weekend, here are some of the cool things the geek crowd is talking about ... 1. Will Tintin Set a Record? Saturday brings an amazing auction of all things Tintin in Paris. Up for grabs is the original cover art for 1932's Tintin in America. This is one of only five surviving ink and oil gouache-style Tintin covers and one of only two in private hands. The last time this painting sold it went for $973,000 (at today's exchange rate). It will likely become the first piece of comic book art to break the $1 million barrier. If you can’t afford that, there’s a ton of other stuff, from ashtrays to crayons to old editions to even a signed set of matches. All vintage. PHOTOS: 75 Years of DC Comics 2. Green Lantern Is Gay! DC Entertainment announced via a media blitz today that the much-speculated character to be reconfigured as gay will be Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern created in 1940. The story confirmed Bleeding Cool’s scoop from awhile back and … [Read more...] about Fandom 5: Gay Green Lantern; TinTin Mega-Auction; Jack Kirby Museum?