In conversations with comic geeks lately about the various funnybooks-to-movies adaptations in 2008, to my surprise, it's Iron Man -- not The Dark Knight -- that has many stoked, making that a decision (by Paramount or IM director Jon Favreau) to screen a trailer at Comic-Con a smart one.

Add one more fan to the list of "True Believers": The Wall Street Journal. Not only did the film receive primo front page real estate in Thursday's WSJ next to the B-52s first album in 16 years, the popular image of Robert Downey, Jr. sporting "Iron Man" hands also graces the online piece. Speaking of images, Marvel.com released a new digital of ol' Shellhead for you to drool over until May 2, but not much different than the one we saw this past fall...