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A Comic Show – Harley Quinn Has No Arkham Manors!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I’m back with another weekly A Comic Show just seven days after the last one! This week DC Comics released several new books, and gave Harley and Constantine …

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Free Hellboy Books From Noisetrade, As Free Digital Service Steps Up A Notch

Last month, we reported on Noise Trade, a new digital service offering free music, books and comics.  Well they’ve just stepped up a notch, offering Mike Mignola Hellboy books and comics for free as well. More to come I understand…

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The Tintin Ebola Connection That Makes For A Very Strange Story

By Abdulkareem Baba Aminu Way back in 1976, Peter Piot, a researcher at a lab in Antwerp was a young scientist and was part of the team that discovered the Ebola virus back then in Africa. In a nice, long …

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Marvel Teases The Infinity Gauntlet

Another Marvel teaser image… The Infinity Gauntlet for Summer 2015.

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Stormtroopers Pounce On Main Street – Independent Cons Grow In The Midlands With Leamington Spa Comic Con

Leamington Spa Comic Con 2014 By Olly MacNamee With nearly 1000 people through the doors of this inaugural crowd funded fan event, I would say Leamington Spa Comic Con was a resounding success and brought a splash of colour and …

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Secret Wars Turns 30 – A Look Back At Marvel’s First Major Inter-Title Crossover

By Rob Mclaughlin Yes its that long ago – Marvel’s first major inter-title crossover hits 30 years old and while this not only make me feel very old indeed this epic 12 issue series has been the template for comic …

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DC Comics Ask Creators For ‘Daring, Blue Sky Thinking’ Pitches After The Band Aid – Think Batgirl, Gotham Academy And Harley Quinn

Yesterday, I ran the story that DC Comics were asking creators to bring their story lines to an end before what we have dubbed the Band-Aid event in April 2015. This was similar to instructions given to comic book creators …

Macherot’s Chaminou Finally To See Re-Publication In France

A comic that the late comic creator/editor/translator/publisher Kim Thompson really wanted to publish, but was tied up in rights disputes, is going to be re-released in France. While he was working on translations on the Sybil-Anne books, Kim Thompson wrote …

She-Hulk, Ultimates And X-Factor Cancelled In Marvel’s January 2015 Solicitations – And Where Is Avengers World?

Well, She-Hulk, Ultimates and X-Factor list their final issues for January. And Avengers World has gone missing, which never looks good. Electra, Ghost Rider and Invaders hang in there. The new Wolverines title gets the 3.99 price point, the first …

DC Comics Will Still Have A Skeleton Staff In New York After The Big Move – For Six Months

I am told by DC Comics insiders that the big move from New York to Burbank in April next year may not be quite as clear cut as it has been presented. Because I’m told that two to three editors …

Thrillbent Gets Its Own App For All Your Pirated Comics, Too

Yesterday Bleeding Cool talked about the new iVerse Comics + App launching in November that will let you download new comics but also import your own comics files – wherever you may have acquired them. And talked about how this …

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Amazon Glitchwatch: Marvel’s Hardcovers From Season One To Runaways…

Right now, a bunch of Marvel hardcovers are available on Amazon.com for knock down prices – often less than the paperback equivalent. They are likely to be limited in number, but if you’re after those Season One hardcovers, a bunch …

Marvel Gets In Their Hoodies For Winter

Have you noticed a nip in the air? In London, it’s cold, wet and foggy. Tonight  I will be done up to the nines going to the Guido Fawkes tenth birthday bash at Pall Mall. And, awaiting my carriage home, …

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Alan Moore Continues Writing Crossed +100 In January – And More Avatar Press Solicitations For Badlands, Uber, God Is Dead, Dark Gods And War Stories

January sees Alan Moore writing his second work-for-hire comic book issue in friend Garth Ennis’ world, for Crossed +100 as David Lapham returns to the ongoing Crossed Badlands series, Justin Jordan continues his Dark Gods, Kieron Gillen on Uber, Mike Costa …

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Warren Years Vampirella Gets Colored For Prelude To Shadows

We like to run process art to show the stages of making a comic as well as how much each job adds to the art. Here we have a very unique situation as this week’s Vampirella: Prelude to Shadows contains …

A Jupiter’s Legacy Prequel By Mark Millar And Wilfredo Torres – With Frank Quitely Covers

So that’s what Mark Millar was teasing last week. Image Comics is to publish a prequel to Millar and Frank Quitely‘s Jupiters Legacy comic, to be written by Miller, with art by picked-by-Quitely Wilfredo Torres, a ten issue series set in …

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Preview This Week’s 2000AD – Judge Dredd, Stickleback, Greysuit, The Grievous Journey Of Ichabod Azrael, Kingdom: Aux Drift

This week, it’s time for 2000 AD’s Prog 1904, out on October 22nd in the UK and worldwide from the 2000 AD webshop at www.shop.2000ADonline.com and through the 2000 AD iPad app that day, a little behind that date in …

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Because Not Everyone Knows What Steve Yeowell Looks Like…

  Everyone knows what Grant Morrison looks like. He cultivates a look. But not everyone knows what Steve Yeowell, his artist on Zenith, Sebastian O and Invisibles looks like. Well, this last Saturday at Gosh! Comics in London, Steve did …

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Marvel To Make Announcement Tonight After SHIELD

Marvel has sent out an emailing telling folks about tonight’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and the first appearance of Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse (Mockingbird). They also say to stay tuned for a special announcement. What that announcement …

Honest Trailer For X-Men: Days Of Future Past

The folks over at Screen Junkies have just whipped up an Honest Trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past. And I have to say, the comparison to the Terminator plot is pretty good.

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Charlie Cox Talks Daredevil’s Obsession

Marvel Studios has built it’s empire on a series of fun, easily accessible action movies that the whole family can watch. But if you listen to Charlie Cox, his upcoming turn as Matt Murdock in the Netflix series Daredevil is …

Constantine Premiere Extended Look

NBC has put out an extended sneak peek at their new series Constantine that premieres this Friday. The series stars Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) as the titular anti-hero made popular in the DC / Vertigo comic series Hellblazer. …

What To Do With The Bad Guys? A Clip From Tonight’s Episode Of The Flash

If you are watching The Flash, you may be wondering what they will be doing with all the meta-human (that’s what they call folks with super powers) villains… or at least the ones that don’t die. This is a question …

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Awesome Mix Vol. 1 Coming To A Cassette Deck Near You (Updated)

You can get one step closer to being Star-Lord… Marvel and Hollywood Records are putting out a limited edition Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 soundtrack cassette on November 17th. (Update – We’re now being told that the …

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Vinnie Jones Joins Arrow

We had an interesting bit of news yesterday from the Arrow offices. Everyone’s favorite hardcase Vinnie Jones has signed on to play Danny Brickwell or as most folks know him, Brick. The ex-footballer has played in a lot of different …

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What Bleeding Cool Told You About Disney’s Moana This Time Last Year

Disney have officially announced their new Disney Princess movie, Moana.

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Building The Walking Dead ‘Daryl With Chopper’ Set From MacFarlane Toys Takes Survival Skills

By Joshua Stone One of the things I was most excited about seeing at San Diego Comic-Con this year were The Walking Dead building sets from McFarlane Toys. This week two of those sets came out and are exclusively available …

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New Target 3 Pack Of Marvel Legends Highlights Diversity With Ms. Marvel And Radioactive Man

By Brian Goldberg Marvel Legends collectors recently rejoiced with the release of the new Target Exclusive 3 pack.  Ms. Marvel, Radioactive Man, and Captain America with alternating head were released last week to the excitement of the action figure collector …

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Mike Collins’ Storyboards From Doctor Who: Flatline For The ‘Addams Family’ Bit

These are Mike Collins‘ storyboards from the last episode of Doctor Who, Flatline, the one that everyone seems to think is the best episode of the season. And one of the best scenes has to be when the Doctor, trapped …

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The SML Podcast – Kayla LaFrance, Our King Of The Nerds, Returns!

By Joe Cammisa     Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 88: Her Majesty Returns here on Bleeding Cool! Somewhat of a split episode this week as halfway through we are interrupted by a …

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Brick Batsignals Cure The Post-Con Blues

By Brian Goldberg I was one of the many guests at New York Comic Con who was experiencing some post event blues.  My budget was blown and I missed the excitement.  I’m already looking forward to the 2015 show where …

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Gamers Helping Children Through Extra Life And You Can Too

By Christopher Helton In 2008, what would become Extra Life started when video gamers came together to send video games and gifts to Victoria Enmon, a young woman who eventually lost her fight with lymphoblastic leukemia. After her death, the …

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Unofficial Animated Web Series As Sequel To Dredd Movie

The push for a sequel to the movie Dredd starring Karl Urban and Olivia Thirlby is still going, but until then, we are getting this: Dredd producer Adi Shankar has put together an animated web series focusing on the Dark Judges story …

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My Little Pony To Get Feature Film

Hasbro has announced the second film in their new Allspark Pictures label and it’s going to be My Little Pony. Allspark is Hasbro’s new way of either funding or co-funding films based on their toy lines. The recently announced Jem and …

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Joins Game Of Thrones

If playing Mr. Eko on Lost, Heavy Duty in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and Kurse in Thor: The Dark World was not enough to solidify actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s place in geek culture… he has now signed on to …

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Marvel, Star Wars And Transformers Boost Hasbro’s Profits

Hasbro has announced today improved third-quarter financials. The boys category increased 22 percent to $478.5 million behind the growth of Marvel, Nerf, Star Wars and Transformers products. “Boys, fueled by Transformers and Marvel products, was the key driver in the …