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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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Gendercrunching June 2014 – Including Nationality And Ethnicity At The Big Two

By Tim Hanley After posting the higher percentage of female creators for six straight months, DC was finally toppled by Marvel in June. DC took a tumble while Marvel gained slightly, and it all was enough for Marvel to finally …

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Firefly, Star Wars And Star Trek In September’s Loot Crate

Okay, so we’re starting to get well into this whole subscription box craze at Bleeding Cool. It’s an obsession we’re happy to go along with. And next month, Loot Crate are going all in.   So, that’s something from Firefly, …

Three Pages Of Inks And A ‘Previously On The Marvel Universe’ Video To Promote Axis #1

That’s one page of inks. That’s the second and third. And that’s your “Previously On…”

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The Star Mage Meets His Match – JC de la Torre Talks The Series Finale, Doctor Who, Upcoming Projects And Hollywood Interest

The sci-fi magical epic about a boy taking on the vastness of a strange universe in search of his missing father, Star Mage, wraps up its current arc next week in Issue #6 and in the issues leading up to …

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Managing The Mind Of Matt Kindt: Performance Art, Jeff Lemire, And Mind MGMT #25

Liz Hey interviews Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt: With one of the most intricately constructed stories on the market, it must be difficult for Mind MGMT writer and artist Matt Kindt to manage his own thoughts. Surely, Kindt’s Dark Horse …

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Exclusive Toe Tag #0 Comic Takes On Misogynist Cosplay Creeps

Appearing at Baltimore is Toe Tag Riot #0, an exclusive prequel to the the Westboro Baptist Church parody comic. Their target of their zombie punk rock heroes  in this prequel issue however are “misogynist cosplay creep douchebags” A story that won’t …

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Our Resident Alien Returns And Electricomics Goes Cabaret – Talking With Peter Hogan About Life On Earth

Last week saw the return of the Eisner Award-winning anthology Dark Horse Presents in a new stream-lined format renumbered at Issue #1, and it contained what can certainly be described as an all-star line up of talent from Geoff Darrow …

It’s Tricky To Rock A Comic – RUN-DMC.’s Darryl McDaniels Gets His Geek On In With An Alternate 1985 – Preview

Hip Hop loves comics. Comics love hip hop. And this is the latest mash between the two. An alternative 1985, in New York City, in a time of racial and social turmoil. With the rise of the Guardian Angels – …

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Cover Variance: More Marvel Themes And Baltimore Rising

Boom! has these variant covers for Baltimore Comic Con ($10 each, booth #2001, dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum…) Big Trouble in Little China #1 illustrated by Frank Cho George Pérez’s Sirens #1 illustrated by George Pérez (in advance of store sale …

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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 …

Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Gets An Honest Trailer

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Ghostbusters… has it really been that long? Anyway… Screen Junkies has done up an Honest Trailer for the comedy classic. And for more on the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration check out this …

HBO Borrows Cinemax The Knick For Labor Day Marathon

In a move to help boost ratings, the turn-of-the-century medical drama The Knick starring Clive Owens will have a three episode marathon on September 1st on HBO starting at 8 pm. HBO is the parent company of Cinemax, where the …

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Case Against Bryan Singer Dropped

A judge in Hawaii has ruled that Michael Egan III can drop his lawsuit against director Bryan Singer without prejudice, allowing Egan to refile at a future date if he wants. According to EW, Egan requested to drop the lawsuit …

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Underworld Franchise To Get Rebooted

According to THR, the Underworld franchise is about to go through a reboot. The report says that Lakeshore Entertainment has brought in Cory Goodman to write the script. Goodman wrote the Paul Bettany lead film Priest and the upcoming Vin …

New Trailer For The Flash Shows The Weather Wizard And Arrow

In a new trailer for the upcoming CW series The Flash, we get to see glimpses of The Weather Wizard (Chad Rook) and Arrow (Stephen Amell). We also get to hear what is likely to become the iconic line from …