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Old March 30 2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eggs

I'm assuming it means hints as to what's happening in the movie...anyone find anything?

He also said a follow up to the movie called After Darkness will be published.

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Old March 30 2013, 09:43 PM   #2
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?
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Old March 30 2013, 09:46 PM   #3
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

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Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?
Yeah, exactly.
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Old March 30 2013, 09:46 PM   #4
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

I've noticed that the phaser rifle first seen in IDW's version of "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (published in 2011) is the same as the one seen in the Into Darkness trailers.

I thought that was a pretty cool.
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Old March 30 2013, 10:24 PM   #5
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

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Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?

Yeah but the plot itself isn't an "Easter egg", it has to be be something hidden.
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Old March 30 2013, 11:12 PM   #6
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Marcus got mentioned in the comic. I'm sure that other "Easter eggs" are of the same kind.
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Old March 31 2013, 12:18 AM   #7
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Spock seems to eager to put himself in situations where he may die due to not being able to handle the loss of his mother and Vulcan. It could be why he's in the middle of a volcano in Into Darkness.
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Old March 31 2013, 12:20 AM   #8
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Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Well, he does want us to buy his product... so, yes, he's going to say that the comics have info about the new film.
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