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Free On Bleeding Cool – Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files: Ghoul Goblin Part 1

The first original Harry Dresden story printed by Dynamite Entertainment, Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files: Ghoul Goblin, is now available in collected format on the DRM-Free digital website. We’ve got the first chapter here for you to read by Jim Butcher, …

The Strange Adventures Of Toaster Guy

The Strange Adventures of Toaster Guy: Volume 2 by Aaron Hazouri. Kickstarter closing date: November 15, 2014. Publishing date: March 2015  A lovable loser with the power to toast breakfast pastries in his head teams up with a shiftless ninja to fight …

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Breaking In And Staying In: A “Career” In Comics With Denis Kitchen, Box Brown, Dean Haspiel, Daryl Seitchik At The Locust Moon Comics Festival

Attending the Locust Moon Comic Festival, now in its third year, I also headed along to catch the “Breaking In and Staying In: A “Career” in Comics” panel with Denis Kitchen, Box Brown, Dean Haspiel, Daryl Seitchik held at Locust …

A General, A Supercomputer And A Grizzly Bear Walk Into A Bar…

 Chewler by David M. Brown, Shannon Gretzon and Sean Fagan. Kickstarter close date: November 12, 2014. Publication Date: December 2014 Chewler is the 88-page, balls-to-the-wall, action-packed comedy tale of a former spec ops general who is called out of retirement by Grandmother Supreme (a …

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A More Mundane Vampire

Sarah Roark writes for Bleeding Cool: Hello, Internet. I’m Sarah Roark, and I write and draw the webcomic After Daylight, which has been updating faithfully (and feverishly) on a weekly basis for the past two years. Now the first grand …

Armor Up!

Andy Fisher writes, On Kickstarter until Wednesday Nov. 12. Estimated shipping time is February. Armor Up! is an all ages action comic about four siblings that defend earth from alien monsters. Sometime at the beginning of the year I shuffled into my …

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London’s Comiket Cancelled For November, Will Reschedule In 2015

Only last evening we were being told that, Come and have fun at the Scarycat #comicacomiket on Saturday 1 Nov Please retweet! http://t.co/EH0QqgBllA pic.twitter.com/xtIuxLoyu6 — Paul Gravett (@paul_gravett) October 24, 2014 But today it all changed. #comicacomiket on 1.11.2014 has …

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Have You Got Your Free Digital Thing From Joshua Hale Fialkov And Kody Chamberlain?

Did you read the solicits for Punks: The Comic #4 from Image? There might me something waiting for you in there…  PUNKS: THE COMIC #4 STORY: JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV ART / COVER: KODY CHAMBERLAIN COVER B: JOEY INFURNARI JANUARY 14 …

The Lost Art Of The Mini-Comic

Eon Quest 5.5’’ Action Figure Line Kickstarter from Jon Wesley Huff. Close Date: November 14. Publish Date: ASAP This article is aimed at looking at the lost art of the mini-comic, a staple of the 80s that has fallen by the wayside, but …

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Jorge Corona’s Feathers Takes Flight In January

You wait for ages for comic books about birdlike people then two come along at one. Marvel has already announced the Max Ride series adapting the genetically altered avian-ish teenagers of the Maximum Ride novels. And now Archaia are publishing …

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Neal Adams Takes A Class Action To The Printers

Class Action is a comic book written by Neal Adams and drawn by Mikael Bergvist (Amikael), that has been published digitally but is now coming to print, from Ardden Deadline. Debuting at NYCC in print, it should be in comic …

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The Final Issues Of Dynamite’s Creators Unleashed Titles And The Rest Of The January Solicitations

The first round of Dynamite’s Creators Unleashed line all wraps up at once in January as Joshua Hale Fialkov’s The Devilers, Duane Swierczynski’s Ex-Con and Peter Milligan’s Terminal Hero all have their final issue. Plus we have the rest of …

294 Shots From The Comics Village At MCM London Comic Con 2014

At today’s MCM London Comic Con, the Comics Village section was probably bigger than ever. Originally developed by Emma Vieceli, I hope she sees what it has become, growing from its original collection of tables, to stretching from one side …

From One Side Of MCM London Comic Con 2014 To The Other (VIDEO)

From one side of MCM London Comic Con 2014 to the other…. and then again for the second half of the show…

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86 Cosplay Shots From MCM London Comic Con 2014

From getting the tube in, to getting the Docklands Light Railway out, from Homestuck, to attacked Titans to lady Lokis, to stiltwalkers to Iron Men, MCM London Expo 2014 was full of cosplay. And this was the light day. I’ll …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – The Twilight Zone #1 By J. Michael Straczynski And Guiu Vilanova

Dynamite Entertainment have just put up their J. Michael Straczynski written Twilight Zone books onto their DRM-Free Digital website and to get people’s attention they have given us the first issue to share with you. In issue one Straczynski is …

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Boom! Studios Delves Into Bravest Warriors: Paralyzed Horse Giant

Boom! Studios has pulled together an amazing group of creators: James Tynion IV (The Woods, Batman: Eternal), Mairghread Scott (Transformers: Windblade), Tessa Stone (Regular Show: Hydration), Erica Henderson (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Pranas Naujokaitis (Adventure Time), Kat Leyh (Bravest Warriors), and Meredith McClaren (Adventure Time: Pixel Princesses). So what are they working on? A new …

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Amazon Glitchwatch: Chris Ware’s Building Stories Is Now £4.99

It’s one of the greatest comic books of the decade. Building Stories by Chris Ware. Currently this massive comics about buildings and the way humans live in and around them, that breaks the comic book format into creating separate items …

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Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who – In The Forest Of The Night

1. Wide Eyed And Bushy Tailed Okay, I confess, I saw a young child in red running through the forest and didn’t think Red Riding Hood by Amelia Pond, I am clearly broken. But we are in full blown fairy …

Gotham Homicide Division – Where If You Don’t Bend You Will Break

Most people are talking about the new Fox series Gotham because of its ties to Batman and all the villain we are getting to meet early on. But for me, one of the biggest draws is watching James Gordon (Ben …

How Oliver Queen Fought The Arrow

One of the really cool scenes in the 3rd season premiere of Arrow was when the new Count Vertigo (Peter Stormare) injected the Arrow (Stephen Amell) with the new version of the drug Vertigo causing our hero to fight his …

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The Axe Falls – The First Cancellation Of The New Television Series

It only took two weeks last year before the cancellation axe fell and took out the ABC drama Lucky 7. That’s how long it took the series to his the dreaded 0.7 L+SD rating level. This year it took five …

Fitz And Simmons Have It Out On Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD

On Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD we ended last season with Leo Fitz (Iain De Caesteker) and Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) being dumped into the ocean by Grant Ward (Brett Dalton) and left for dead. But the duo found a way …

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Constantine And The Changes From Leaked Pilot To Air

Last night we had the television premiere of Constantine. The new series on NBC stars Matt Ryan as the petty dabbler in the dark arts. We also meet Liv Aberdine (Lucy Griffiths) who is the daughter of an old friend …

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Things To Do This Weekend In Birmingham If You Like Star Wars

By Olly MacNamee Everyone in Birmingham has love for the city’s Children’s Hospital and many a charity often aims to raise money for this worthy cause. We have a Zombie Walk that occurs each and every year that encourages people …

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War Waged On Adults Who Collect Toys: Why You Should Be Concerned

By Jayson Zachery Video Gamers have to deal with it, Barbie doll collectors have to deal with it, now itʼs the adult action figure collectors turn. Letʼs be upfront here, this is censorship. Instead of leaving it up to consumers …

Alan Moore Comes To Leeds To Show Off His Show Pieces

Thought Bubble, Britain’s biggest comics art festival, runs from the 9th to the 16th of November in Leeds But the Leeds International Film Festival runs from the 5th to the 20th of November. And where they intersect, that’s where Alan …

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: The Changeling

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror …

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Film Schooling – Insider Insights On Indy Filmmaking: Selling Your Film And Wrapping Up (The Finale!)

By Chris Hood (This is final entry in an ongoing series to help educate aspiring filmmakers on the process of making their first film. Previous articles in this serie can be found at BleedingCool.com and MovieIndustry.com) Parts: 1, 2, 3, …

Top Cow’s Family Affair Has Already Been Turned Into A TV Show Before We’d Even Heard Of The Comic

The Hollywood Reporter reports that US showrunner Shane Brennan has got a script commitment from CBS to a new show based on the upcoming Top Cow Productions comic book Family Affair by Lavin, Damiani and Matt Hawkins. Top Cow topper Marc Silvestri and Hawkins will serve as …

Benedict Cumberbatch – No Comment To Star Trek 3, No To Star Wars 7 And, Finally, ‘Penguin’.

From the Graham Norton Show on BBC 1 tonight, with Benedict Cumberbatch, Miranda Hart and Timothy Spall. So for Benedict, more Sherlock in 2015. No comment on being in the next Star Trek. But no he’s not in Star Wars …

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Lyndsy Fonseca Joins Marvel’s Agent Carter

From Kick-Ass and Nikita to Marve’s Agent Carter, Lyndsy Fonseca has grabbed a recurring role on the upcoming new series for ABC. Fonseca will play Angie, an aspiring actress the befriends Peggy Carter (Haley Atwell). Marvel’s Agent Carter will bridge the …

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Batman V Superman Teaser Trailer May Drop Before End Of The Year

There is a rumor that the first teaser trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may be out as soon as next month. That would seem like a long time before the movie’s release date of March 25, 2016, …

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Will Lex Luthor Be Part Of The Suicide Squad

Of the new slate of movies announced by Warner Bros recently, the one that stood out as unconnected to the rest was the Suicide Squad… now the connection may become clearer. Deadline is reporting that Jesse Eisenberg is in talks …

Five New Trailers For Gotham: Spirit Of The Goat

A lot of new series shy away from holiday themed episodes in their first season… not Gotham. For Halloween week Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) go up against a guy who thinks he is the incarnation …

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Big Hero 6 To Have After Credit Scene And Marvel Easter Eggs

Disney’s latest animated feature, Big Hero 6, is inspired by a Marvel Comic of the same name but it is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe… but that didn’t stop the directors form treating it like one. In an …