Comics

The Great Archie Conspiracy Over His Death…

Heard at the Archie Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con. At the end of Life Of Archie #36, Archie Andrews is killed, shot by a bullet from a handgun. And yet the intended victim Kevin Keller, a veteran soldier …

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Marvel Unlimited 99 Cent Deal For San Diego Crashes System

Tom Huxley writes: On Wednesday afternoon Marvel Unlimited launched its San Diego Comic Con deal, a month’s access to their library of over 15,000 comics for 99 cents. Get your first month of Marvel Unlimited (access to 15,000+ #Marvel digital …

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59 Photos Of Preview Night At San Diego Comic Con – A Gallery

Wednesday night at San Diego Comic Con, Previews night, was characteristically packed with folks dazzled by the newly revealed displays on the floor, and also by the prospect of hitting up the Hasbro booth and Funko POP booth for exclusives. …

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George RR Martin Heralds The Opening Of San Diego Comic Con

At 6PM sharp on Preview Night at San Diego Comic Con, the legendary George R.R. Martin assumed his throne, gold-inked sharpie in hand to sign tomes of Game of Thrones for those who brought with, but primarily to celebrate comics, …

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Justin Gray Saddles Up With Dynamite For A New Lone Ranger Series

Half of the writing duo that’s been handling DC’s western hero Jonah Hex has signed on with Dynamite to script another western icon. Justin Gray will be kicking off a new Lone Ranger series with artwork by Rey Villegas (Lady …

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Swag! San Diego Comic Con Edition Day 1

Wednesday night of San Diego Comic Con is Preview Night, and what that really means is that it’s the best time to collect swag, or at least we tend to think so, before exclusives and such sell out. I did …

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The People You Meet At San Diego Comic Con – First In Line Guy

By Will Romine Hello Friends! I’m reporting here at SDCC, in the Preview Night line, with only eight hours to go until the doors open. Now, I thought I had arrived early but lo and behold, there’s a guy who …

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What Is The ‘Star Trek Preview’ Screening On Saturday At San Diego Comic Con?

By Will Romine and Alex Wilson Will Romine and I tooled around the surrounding San Diego area in hopes of finding some off site scoops. We checked out a local movie theater in Horton Plaza. After walking straight into the …

San Diego Comic Con 2014 – From One Side Of The Floor To The Other. With Special Guest Star, Dan DiDio.

That’s right folks, the one, the only, the juddery and the shaky, From One Side Of The Floor To The Other – filmed (if you can call it that) on San Diego Comic Con on Preview Night. All sorts of folk …

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The Most Important Thing To Do First At San Diego Comic ­Con – Bag Swap!

By Joe Glass You have your printed barcode passes. You have your ID. You get your pass and have been directed where to go…what is the first thing you need to do? Well, for most people, it seems the most …

Talking To Angel About The Treatment Of The Homeless During San Diego Comic Con

Yesterday, while visiting Horton Plaza, Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon took a cigarette break. And gave a cigarette to Angel, a homeless lady living in San Diego. Earlier that day, Hannah had received a tip that there had been serious …

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Dynamite Hits The Way Back Machine With Army Of Darkness #1992.1

As part of its 10th Anniversary, Dynamite Entertainment is doing a special issue of Army of Darkness issue numbered 1992.1 commemorating the year the movie was released. It will be a commemorative square-bound edition, featuring short stories of demon-hunting hero Ash …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – From Tuki Save The Humans To Batman, Superman, Storm, And Transformers

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: Sorry kids, no Foxi this week! Buuuuut the great books made …

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Comic-Con Entrance Line From 1983 – Boy How Things Have Changed

With Comic Con International… or San Diego Comic Con… starting today, we’ve got this great photo from 31 years ago. Taken by actor/writer/photographer Pete Salisbury, this is a shot out front of the convention opening day. I’m fairly certain that …

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Valiant Puts Its Best Foot Forward In A Pair Of Chucks

Valiant has partnered with custom-painted apparel company Punk Your Chucks to offer a wide array of made-to-order footwear and accessories featuring Valiant’s library of comic book characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Ninjak, Rai and many more. Made on-site at Punk Your …

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Image Expo Announces Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey And Jordan Bellaire’s Injection, Reuniting The Moon Knight Team (UPDATE)

We’re liveblogging the Image Comics Expo, you can read Hannah Means-Shannon‘s account here. But some things deserve their own headline… Such as Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey and Jordan Bellaire‘s Injection reuniting the Moon Knight team… INJECTION explores how loud and strange the world …

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Image Expo Announces Kurt Busiek And Ben Dewey’s Tooth And Claw

We’re liveblogging the Image Comics Expo, you can read Hannah Means-Shannon‘s account here. But some things deserve their own headline… Such as Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey’s Tooth And Claw. In TOOTH AND CLAW, a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion …

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Image Expo Announces Ivan Brandon And Nic Klein’s Drifter

We’re liveblogging the Image Comics Expo, you can read Hannah Means-Shannon‘s account here. But some things deserve their own headline… Such as Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein‘s Drifter  Mankind’s colonization of the galaxy has left countless planets mined bare and lifeless in DRIFTER. …

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Looks Like We’re Building One Giant Image From All These Avengers: Age Of Ultron Character Posters

I think they did this for Avengers 1 a couple San Diegos back as well.  Here’s the story so far on this rather huge Avengers: Age of Ultron image, I’m sure we’ll be updating this shortly:

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A Slew Of Avengers: Age Of Ultron Pics, Now High Res

I’d still like to see more Ultron (famous last words since 1968), but these Avengers: Age of Ultron pics will do fine for now. And I bet we’ll see more Ultron between now and Saturday evening…

Nebula And Gamora, Rocket Has A Plan, What A Kree Girl Did To Peter Quill – 3 New Guardians Of The Galaxy Clips

I think we’re getting a bit into spoiler territory on at least one of these, and I’m sure most of you will be seeing it soon anyway, so, you know… maybe don’t look.  But if you want to see just …

First Trailer For Fifty Shades Of Grey

Starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, based on the Fifty Shades of Grey books by E.L. James, in theaters for Valentine’s day next year.

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At Legendary’s Gothic Gallery For Crimson Peak, The Snow Is Important – And So Are All The Other Details

By Abigail Raney Legendary’s Comic Con booth currently houses a miniature Crimson Peak – dubbed the Gothic Gallery – for fans to walk through. I was allowed a sneak peak guided by the man himself, director Guillermo del Toro. The …

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Legendary’s Immersive Pacific Rim Experience: The Beginning (and End) of My Career as a Jaeger Pilot

By Abigail Raney It’s preview night at Comic-Con, and Legendary has – almost certainly ill-advisedly – put me in control of a giant robot. Virtually, that is. With the help of Oculus VR’s Oculus Rift technology, I became the pilot …

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The Flash Pilot Pleases While The Promised iZombie Pilot Is A No Show

Just got a note from Abdulkareem Baba Aminu who attended the DC Television panel in Ballroom 20 tonight where they screen the pilot for The Flash. A jam-packed Ballroom 20 played host to WB’s Flash pilot and the huge audience …

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Dan Didio Shows Us Batman / Affleck Cowl And Cape

This tweet comes to us from DC Comics‘ Co-Publisher Dan Didio from the Comic-Con Floor. Batfleck costume is in the house! pic.twitter.com/wJCYm4S1ne — dan didio (@dandidio1) July 24, 2014  

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SDCC Marvel Avengers 2 Poster Concept Art: Ultron Vs Iron Man, Ultron Vs Scarlet Witch

If I wasn’t manning part of the BC comic con battlestation right now, I’d definitely be picking these up tonite… Headed to San Diego Comic-Con? Don’t miss out on what are sure to be some of the hottest items of …

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Ant-Man Exclusive SDCC Concept Art Poster

Marvel has an SDCC Exclusive Ant-Man poster to giveaway this weekend and Entertainment Weekly has the first look. The illustration is a piece of pre-production concept art specifically made for San Diego Comic-Con. The art is by Andy Park and features Scott …

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Marvel Just Claimed Abandoned Spider-Man 4 Release Date

According to the Hollywood Reporter, after announcing 5 new dates last week, today Marvel and Disney swooped in on the vacated date of May 4, 2018 just hours after Sony announced it delaying Spider-Man 3 two years moving it from …

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Producers Shed More Light On Arrow Season 3

With a big SDCC panel planed for this weekend, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim lets some details about the new upcoming season of Arrow out to the Hollywood Reporter. Here are some of the highlights: They talked about the overall …

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Nightcrawler Gets Poser And Teaser Trailer

Open Road Films has put out a poster and teaser trailer for the upcoming Jake Gyllenhaal movie Nightcrawler. Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a …

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Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Gets Release Date

You’ll have to wait an extra year to see Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow again. Disney, who was originally eyeing a summer 2016 release, has slotted the fifth installment of their Pirates of the Caribbean franchise in for July …

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UCP Inks Deal With Warren Ellis & Gale Ann Hurd Also Adds Night Mary And Five Ghosts

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Universal Cable Productions is expanding it’s genre portfolio by inking three new deals. First up, writer Warren Ellis (Red) is going to develop his first TV series with producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead) …

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WB Unveils Mad Max: Fury Road And The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies Posters

Warner Brothers is kicking off it’s SDCC promotion campaign but releasing two new posters today. First up we’ve got Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. The movie opens May 15, 2015. Great tag line: …

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First Look At The Arsenal Costume For Arrow Season 3 – Updated

Last season ended with Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) getting his red mask. The season 3 opener of Arrow gets him in his full costume with the name Arsenal. We get a first look at it from Entertainment Weekly. He’s awfully …

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Iron Man 4 Not Out Of The Question For Robert Downey Jr.

There has been a lot of speculation that after the third Iron Man movie, the only time we’d be seeing Robert Downey Jr armor up would be in Avengers movies. That may not be necessarily true. From yesterday’s story we …