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Booze Geek – Pumking And Pumpkinhead

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Pumking Brewery: Southern Tier Brewing Company Pumking, if memory serves correct, was my introduction to pumpkin beer.  Pumpkin beer has been around for hundreds of years, but recently has caught on amongst the fall seasonal and …

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Marguerite Bennett Joins Chris Claremont On Nightcrawler #7

Marguerite Bennett likes Nightcrawler. This we know. I dunno how many times I can misspell “Nightcrawler” before my writer card is revoked nightcralwer dnghtcralwer nightclrawe ngithcrlawr — Marguerite Bennett (@EvilMarguerite) August 13, 2014 I just want some pictures of Alan …

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A Bigger Batgirl And A Bigger Len Wein

The fifth Batgirl New 52 Hardcover, Deadline, is getting a little fatter. The solicitation read, BATGIRL VOL. 5: DEADLINE HC Written by GAIL SIMONE and MARGUERITE BENNETT Art by ROBERT GILL, FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by ALEX GARNER …

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Working With Multiple Manufacturers To Get Your Self-Published Project Delivered

Paul Roman Martinez writes, I’ve finished four kickstarter projects so far in the comics and tabletop games categories. I’ve also produced many other manufacturing projects without using crowdfunding. Right now, I’m working on my first project not in those categories—a …

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The Groceries Are Flying! Issue #22 Of Saga Heats Up

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra [*Mild spoilers for Issue #22 of Saga below!] I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again; Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples know how to start their issues with an eye-catching scene! I’m happy to …

In September, Nerd Block Will Give You A Veneral Disease – UNBOXING

Here is the unboxing of one of the items, appearing in the next Nerd Block subscription packages…. Yes, a cuddly plush Crab Louse, though I understand that Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are also being sent out in Nerd Blocks as …

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If You Want To Meet The Creators Behind Watchmen, Miracleman, Fables, Deadpool, Batman, Daredevil And More, There’s An Event At Baltimore Comic-Con For That

Last year, Baltimore Comic-Con inaugurated a new mode of meeting all-star comics talent in a social atmosphere and rather swanky setting for attendees who purchased tickets to the event, the All-Star Reception. And they are bringing it back this year …

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DC Entertainment: All Access 101 At Fan Expo Canada

Diana McCallum writes for Bleeding Cool from Fan Expo The first DC panel of the weekend at Fan Expo was “DC Entertainment: All Access 101”, hosted by Larry Ganem from DC Entertainment. It seemed like “All Access” meant “feel free …

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Simone, Ennis, Cassaday, Waid And More On The Dynamite Signing List For The Baltimore Comic-Con

Dynamite Entertainment doesn’t do a lot of conventions during the year, but they seem to be pulling out all the stops for the Baltimore Comic-Con next weekend (Sept 5th – 7th). As part of their 10th anniversary celebration, Dynamite will …

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And Finally – The Animated Articulated Cerebus Action Figure

From George Peter Gatsis and Daniel Grant, the first draft design for an upcoming Cerebus action figure with fifty-five points of articulation! They promise accessories including a shield, helmet, short sword and chest medallions. Nine inches tall, limited number run, …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Kirby: Genesis #0

Though Jack Kirby’s birthday was yesterday, Dynamite wanted to do one more free comic in honor of The King. Kirby: Genesis #0 was the kicking off point for Dynamite’s big Kirby-centric event from a few years back. The issue was …

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Cover Variance: Skottie Young’s Thor, The Goddess Of Thunder, And More

So, yes, a few upcoming Marvel Comics variant covers, including from your favourite, Skottie Young, getting to grips with the new Thor, Goddess of Thunder… Thor #1     Death Of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1.     Angela: Asgard’s …

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The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage Is Coming To Comic Shops – Preview

On September 3rd we see the debut of Valiant’s new five-issue series The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage in two different formats. We have an extended preview of the standard format by Jen Van Meter and Roberto De La Torre with a …

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January 2015 Will Alter The Course Of Marvel Comics History, But Before That Marvel Will Publish Just Two Titles On New Year’s Eve

Marvel executive David Gabriel has been letting retailers know about all the promotional plans they’ve got in mind to launch Avengers & X-Men: Axis. We’re planning some great digital, social and radio advertising for the series which we’ve had lots …

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Orbiting Around The Goon’s Eric Powell For An Occasion Of Revenge

By Chris Thompson  Following on from last week’s chat with Charles Brownstein of the CBLDF (which you can still listen to here), this time around I’m back with The Goon creator, Eric Powell, to discuss his new mini-series Occasion Of …

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Before Battling Boy, Aurora West Took Flight

By Cameron Hatheway Paul Pope’s Eisner award-winning Battling Boy garnered heaps of acclaim last year, and with good reason. The story of the son of a god saving a city ripe with criminals and monsters was action-packed and memorable, captivating …

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Go On – Let’s Have An Annotated Reading Of Multiversity #1

By Sage Ashford Multiversity has been on my most-anticipated list from the moment it was first announced.   As a child I was always fascinated with the idea of alternate universes–how history could have diverged and developed differently from what we’re …

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If Wayward Isn’t The Next Saga, It Will Be A Damn Criminal Shame

By Christopher Helton I want to get the hyperbole out of the way at the beginning of this: If Wayward, the new Image comic from Jim Zub and Steve Cummings isn’t the next Saga, it will be a damn criminal …

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What Is Up With Spider-Man’s Villains? And How Many [SPOILERS] Must Die?

I know I’m late to the party on this, but I finally sat down and watched Amazing Spider-Man 2 last night and I had some thoughts about what Sony and Marc Webb are doing with the series and what they might …

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Six Flags Announces New DC Themed Riders For 2015

Amusement park giant, Six Flags has announced several new DC Entertainment based rides. Starting with Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags St. Louis in 2015 with a 3D interactive dark ride attraction, Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. The ride lets guests …

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Amazon To Bring Back The Tick With Patrick Warburton Reprising His Role

Could The Tick be returning? Not the comic… not the cartoon… but he live action television show starring Patrick Warburton and Nestor Carbonell? The series based on Ben Edlund’s comic of the same name ran for nine episodes in 2001 …

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The Wil Wheaton Project Not Renewed By SyFy

Wil Wheaton announced on his blog yesterday that his nerd-centric Wil Wheaton Project will not be returning to SyFy. The former Star Trek: The Next Generation actor explain exactly how he got the news as he was returning home form …

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Unleash A Madcap Pulp World With The Amazing Adventures RPG Kickstarter

By Jason Vey So here it is, August 2014, and I’m neck-deep in the first Kickstarter campaign related to a core game of my design: Troll Lord Games’ Amazing Adventures. I first embarked upon this project almost nine years ago …

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Dance The Night Away – Previewing Crypt Of The NecroDancer

By Jared Cornelius Over the last few years the PC has been the place for interesting and experimental experiences.  Games with mashed up mechanics like Mark of The Ninja, Beat Hazard, and Rogue Legacy are all helping redefine genres and included in this beautiful PC renaissance has been …

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The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents Their 100th Episode: The Exorcist

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 …

Film Schooling – Insider Insights On Indy Filmmaking: Post Production, Music, And Sound

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

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Win An Apocalypse Premium Format Figure From Sideshow Collectibles

Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a Premium Format Figure of Apocalypse for subscribers of their newsletter. The contest runs until September 25th at 10 A.M. PST, so you have time to enter… but don’t forget. Because how cool would it …

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Arrow Casts Supernatural Alum To Play Ollie’s Twisted Love Interest Cupid

One of the stranger villains in Green Arrow’s comic book gallery of rogues is Carrie Cutter aka Cupid. She is an obsessed fan of Green Arrow’s and has pretty lethal ways of showing her affection. The character was created in the …

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Star Wars: Episode VII Resumes Shooting With Harrison Ford

Filming of Star Wars: Episode VII has resumed after the on-set injury sustained by Harrison Ford stalled filming for a few weeks. According to THR, filming resumed at Pinewood Studios in the U.K. this week. Ford (71) broke his leg …

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Enver Gjokaj And Chad Michael Murray Join The Cast Of Marvel’s Agent Carter

Picking up from Captain America: The First Avenger and Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter, ABC’s new series Marvel’s Agent Carter will air between the fall and spring runs of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The series will focus on Hayley Atwell as …

Two New Shorts from DC Nation’s Doom Patrol

If you like your animated superheroes with a touch of the old matinee serials and a heap of silliness… then you’ll like these two shorts from DC Nation starring the Doom Patrol.  

Official Trailer for Seventh Son Starring Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore and Ben Barnes

It’s a wee bit early, but Legendary Pictures has put out this trailer for their new film Seventh Son that is due out on February 16th, 2015…. The film stars: Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Olivia Williams, Antje …

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Erik’s Weekly Watch – Erik Versus The Doctor (You Know Who)

By Erik Grove Welcome back to another edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! Next week I’m going to start diving into the Fall TV season with some picks and recommendations for the best new TV shows but this week brings a …

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Are Batman And Gordon A Couple In Teen Titans Go!?

Batman and Commissioner Gordon have made a few very brief appearances in Teen Titans Go! Laughing outrageously together watching traffic go by, fishing and watching the fireworks together (also laughing outrageously). But yesterday’s episode, Slumber Party, may have given a …

From Witcher 3 To Evolve: The Biggest Game Delays Of 2014

By Sage Ashford Like every other industry, game delays are actually pretty common.  Most are usually small–a delay of maybe a month to bang out last minute problems.  But then there are others that can completely change everything for both …

Talking To Khandie Khisses About Alan Moore And Mitch Jenkins’ Show Pieces

Khandie Khisses talked to Bleeding Cool about her role in Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins’ Show Pieces, Khandie Khisses is many things. Veteran soldier, burlesque dancer, stand up comedian, occasional contributor to Bleeding Cool – and actor in Alan Moore …