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Comics, Live Art, Photography, And Music At Unofficial Pre-Thought Bubble Party Are Set To Return Next Year

Prior to Thought Bubble, Bleeding Cool brought you the news that the Festival would have a new “Unofficial Pre-Party” with music and an open-mic event, and we’re pleased to bring you a follow-up of how it went and where things …

Ian Brill Takes On Joe Books Over Darkwing Duck Collection

Recently, Bleeding Cool reported on new Canadian publisher Joe Books’ plans to republish the Boom! Studios Darkwing Duck comics in a cheap collected format as The Definitely Dangerous Edition. Lots of people were very very happy. But not everyone. Former …

If You Had The Power To Change History, Would You? The Legend Of Novo Book 2 Kickstarter Campaign Needs Your Support To Make History

Amir Avitzur writes, Hello All, My name is Amir Avitzur and I am the creator and writer of the Legend Of Novo time traveling comic book series. Last year, Bleeding Cool was generous to let me tell you about my …

Midtown Comics To Launch Connecting Variant Covers By Mark Brooks For Star Wars, Darth Vader And Princess Leia From Marvel

Midtown Comics is offering a 3 part vertical connecting variant cover set by Mark Brooks for the release of Marvel’s Star Wars #1, Darth Vader #1, and Princess Leia #1. Available in color and black & white. Below is the …

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Turning The Gold Key – Frank Barbiere Talks With Fred Van Lente About Mangus: Robot Fighter

Frank Barbiere, writer of Solar: Man of the Atom #7, talks with Fred Van Lente about Magnus: Robot Fighter #8, both on sale now. FRANK BARBIERE: You’ve certainly done a lot of plotting for Magnus and we’re starting to see …

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Amazon Glitchwatch: Batman Eternal Vol 1 On UK Kindle

The first collected volume of Batman Eternal is released next month. In the US it is priced at $29.99, in print and digital, and Amazon.com is selling it for a little less. In the UK, the print price is at …

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Legenderry, King Features And Red Sonja #100 In Dynamite’s February Solicitations

Earlier this week we posted the covers and solicitations for the Gold Key and Chaos Comics from Dynamite for February 2015. Here we have some of their other big releases for the month including the new Legenderry spin-off series, the …

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Two Slices Of American Legends For Thanksgiving Week

Well I don’t remember this happening before. This is the first time we’ve gotten previews for two issue from the same series at the same time… but for Top Cow’s latest weekly series American Legends, issues #4 and #5 are …

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The Coming Of Epochalypse – Jonathan Hennessey’s New Sci-Fi Series

There is a new comic series coming out from Legendary called Epochalypse and it has the scope of a huge science fiction world that would translate well into other mediums. It’s the brainchild of writer Jonathan Hennessey and I was …

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Booze Geek – Spacewalker American Belgo And Interstellar

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Spacewalker American Belgo Brewery: Great Lakes Brewing Co. ABV: 8.2% It seems only fitting that my return beer is space related.  I feel like I have been gone so long, it was like I was off …

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Inside The Art Process On Jack Katz’ Series Finale: The First Kingdom Vol. 6

We’ve mentioned before here on Bleeding Cool that Titan Comics have brought back a mammoth series by Jack Katz known as The First Kingdom, and even brought that project to completion for the first time by doing so. Now with …

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Rich Johnston Is 42 Today And His Favorite Book Is….

You know, it was actually really difficult to get Rich Johnston to answer this question. He knew it was an answer he didn’t want to give, but he also knew what the answer was beyond question: The Hitchhiker’s Guide To …

Rat Queens Artist Leaves Title Over Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

Three days ago, Bleeding Cool reported the news that John Upchurch, better known as comic book artist Roc Upchurch, co-creator of Rat Queens, had been arrested on a battery misdemeanor charge. His ex-wife published a long description of the event …

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Watch The Music Video, Hear The Album For Psychedelic Moonhead And The Music Machine Graphic Novel

You may recall, we ran some pretty luscious preview pages of the Nobrow graphic novel Moonhead and the Music Machine  by Andrew Rae, and I couldn’t resist commenting on its wildness, but the wildness is of the intense variety that …

Swipe File: Gamora And A Stranger In Hell

  On the left, an 1971 Esteban Maroto illustration from Eerie #38, a story called “A Stranger In Hell. And on the right from a couple of years later when Jim Starlin’s Gamora for the Warlock comic series… Maybe they share …

From The Artist Of Sex Criminals – A New Ongoing Howard The Duck From Marvel This Spring

You put him at the end of Guardians Of The Galaxy, you’d better have plans for him. And Marvel does. A new Howard The Duck series by Joe Quinones and Sex Criminals’ Chip Zdarsky…. Entertainment Weekly were handed the scoop …

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These are the two connecting Wytches #2 and #3 variant covers from Third Eye Comics in Maryland, nicely timed to coincide with a Scott Snyder signing next year… So you too can make the Image comic look like it reads …

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Joe Ollmann To Create Covers And Comic Book Introductions For William Seabrook’s Books Brought Back Into Print…

Joe Ollmann is working on an over-300 page graphic novel on the life and times and notorious travel journalist William Seabrook. Seabrook was the man who introduced to concept of the “zombie” to Western culture, through his book The Magic …

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Constantine – To Hell And Back: Danse Vaudou

Unlike Gotham and The Flash, NBC’s Constantine got off to a bumpy start. The pilot was good but not great and the producers saw why. Their changes made for an awkward second episode that had to bring in a new …

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre With Guest Jamie Bahr

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 …

Everything Wrong With Maleficent

Cinema Sins has done their thing with the latest Disney film adapting themselves from animation to live-action, Maleficent. It takes them 13 minutes to cover all of the perceived sins in the film… which means there are a lot of …

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Trailer For George Lucas’ Strange Magic Released

Lucasfilms has released its first official trailer for the animated feature Strange Magic. The film, written by George Lucas, explores the world of fairies, goblins, and elves that live in a realm split between a bright kingdom and a dark forest filled with horrible …

Jim Corrigan Comes To Constantine Tonight

Tonight on Constantine we get to see John Constantine (Matt Ryan) team up with Papa Midnight (Michael James Shaw)… but the thing the below trailer does not show is we also get the first appearance of Jim Corrigan (Emmett J. …

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Mark Gatiss Says To Expect Tragedy In Sherlock Season 4

In talking with RadioTimes.com, Mark Gatiss said of the upcoming fourth season of Sherlock: “You can always expect tragedy as well as adventure, that’s just how it goes.” Gatiss is the co-creator of the series with Doctor Who showrunner Steven …

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Matt Smith To Star In Patient Zero

Matt Smith has hit the ground running career wise since leaving Doctor Who. He has already starred in Pride And Prejudice And Zombies for Screen Gems, Terminator: Genysis for Paramount and worked with Ryan Gosling in Lost River. So what …

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Josh Boone Says Stephen King’s The Stand Will Be Four Movies

On the Babble-On podcast Josh Boone, the director of The Fault In Our Stars, told Kevin Smith that he was working on adapting Stephen King’s 1168 page epic The Stand. Others have tried to boil the tale of good vs …

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Shock Waves – The Movie That Introduced Nazi Zombies…’Nuff Said

By Octavio Karbank Meet the film that birthed Nazi zombies! Released in 1977, despite its completion a couple years earlier, zombie movies were by no means new to popular culture. But Nazi zombies? That was a completely different matter. With …

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: A Special Interview With Radio Dramatist Casey Wolfe Of Earbud Theater

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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Is Felicity A Material Girl? Recapping This Week’s Arrow: ‘Draw Back Your Bow’

By Rich Epstein Last week, Arrow closed with the mysterious Cupid (Amy Gumenick) taking out the villain of the week, Isaac Stanzler, despite the fact that he was already in police custody.  This week’s episode opens with her backstory. Luckily, …

Guardians Of The Galaxy – How It Should Have Ended

Guardians of the Galaxy is now accessible through a few different means and that was enough for the folks at How It Should Have Ended to do their thing. Though they usually focus more on the glaring plot holes in …

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Chris Pratt Joins Cowboy Ninja Viking

Chris Pratt tweeted out what appears to be confirmation that he is joining the upcoming film: Cowboy Ninja Viking.   “@jbkelly80: @prattprattpratt pic.twitter.com/lNR1NYxT56” YES! But who is our director? That is the question. Who do u think it should be? …

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Images And Teasers From The Flash And Arrow Crossover

The big crossover event for The Flash and Arrow is coming on December 2nd and the CW is promoting it like crazy already. We have a bunch of photos from the episodes, a teaser trailer that ran with this week’s …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Avoids The Doctor Strange Question

It’s the question that is lingering out there. Since Deadline announced that Benedict Cumberbatch was going to be Doctor Strange there has been no other rumors… nothing to suggest they were wrong. But no official announcement has come from Marvel. …

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Merrin Dungey Brings Something From Under The Sea To Once Upon A Time

ABC’s Once Upon A Time seems to be stocking up on the villains. We already have Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Cruella de Vil (Victoria Smurfit) this season. Now they are going to add Merrin Dungey (Alias) to the …

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Marvel Narrows Down Their Choices For Luke Cage And Jessica Jones

Deadline is reporting that Marvel has narrowed down their search for both Luke Cage and Jessica Jones. There were originally four names, though a fifth has been added to the report, in line to play the former heroine turned private …

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Lego Batman 3 And Marvel Unlimited Plus Lure Fans With Toy Giveaways

By Brian Goldberg November 11, 2014 marked the release date of the Lego Batman 3 video game.  I’m more of a toy collector than a gamer, so I was actually more excited by the pre order incentives that came with …