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Top Cow Previews: Templesmith Covers A Voice In The Dark

We’ve got two previews for Top Cow books coming out on Wednesday the 24th. First up is the hardcover Chronicles Of Hate by Adrian Smith and then the return of Larime Taylor’s serial killer Zoey with A Voice In The …

After 22 Years, Brian Bendis Closes The Bendis Board

I was a member from the mid nineties. It was where I met uber-Marvel source Felicia. And, naturally where I got in an online fight or two. The Bendis Board, or Jinxworld, in its various forms, was one of the …

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DC Comics Has Twice As Many $2.99 Comics In December Than Everyone Else Put Together

The DC Non-3D Motion Cover comics are $2.99 in comic stores. But $3.99 on US news stands…. a bit like Marvel’s used to be. You know, when they were on news stands. But it is worth applauding DC Comics for …

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Glenn Fabry’s Take On The Blaze Brothers, For IDW

  Out next month (and probably hitting Final Order Cut-Off pretty shortly) is Glenn Fabry’s cover for Blaze Brothers, the new comic from IDW. As you can see, it’s was prepared some time ago, but gets seen by everyone else …

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Things Are Getting Colder At Dark Horse: Preview Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra’s Returning Series

I first read Colder as a collection and was mightily impressed. It reminded me a little of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere in concept, but also drew on my impressions of some of the best psychological fantasy films of my late childhood …

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Punching Fear In Multiversity: Society of Superheroes

By Nas Hoosen In my last post here at Bleeding Cool, I pointed out that superhero comic fans spend so much time reading between the lines of Grant Morrison’s comics that we sometimes miss the best parts: the jokes. Considering …

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In One Week, In Two Weeks – The Dragon And The Butterfly

In one week… we get launches for GI Joe, Roche Limit, Aliens: Fire And Stone, A Voice In The Dark, Future Proof,  Town Called Dragon and Butterfly… as wel as plenty of DC 3D Motion covers. And in two weeks, …

Scamwatch: James L Shipman II And Outlaw Press

On June 3rd, a small indie role playing game company called Rarr I’m A Monster Publishing posted a a new RPG book, Monster Menagerie, for sale here. It featured the over art of one Jon Towers. On September 8th, the publisher …

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Behold All Of The Alan Moore-Designed Covers For Crossed +100 #1 And How To Get Moore’s Own Notes As A ‘Taste Test’

It’s the big reveal week for Alan Moore’s scripting of December’s upcoming arc of Crossed entitled Crossed +100 with Gabriel Andrade of Ferals on art. An added and intriguing factor in the arrival of Crossed +100 is that Moore has …

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Working With Quentin Tarantino On The Django Unchained Sequel, Django/Zorro

Grendel creator Matt Wagner has been talking with Diamond Comics, and a recent interview posted on their retailer-only website over the upcoming Django/Zorro comic from Dynamite Entertainment had a few interesting points of exactly how such a collaborative venture with …

The Only New Comics In Comic Shops On New Years’ Eve

As usual, it looks as if Diamond Comic Distributors won’t be making a delivery to comic stores at the very end of the year, with New Comics Wednesday falling on New Year’s Eve. Instead, publishers will be picking a few …

Crisis On Infinite Merlins In Green Arrow

Mark Bristow writes for Bleeding Cool, This is Tommy Merlyn, in Green Arrow #0. Based on the CW version, he’s Oliver’s best friend and comes from a famly of archers. He gets burned up and forgotten about five years ago …

Bleeding Cool Talks To Alex De Campi. As Thrillbent Launches Valentine Vol. 2 And Makes Valentine Vol. 1 Free

I’ve known Alex de Campi forever. Or maybe it just seems like it. We knocked around in the same circles in London back in the late nineties and early noughties. I’ve always enjoyed her work and I think we ended …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Kevin Smith’s Bionic Man #1

Kevin Smith is like a kind in a candy store at times. All the awesome character we grew up with, he gets to write comics about them. Batman, Green Hornet, Daredevil… and even The Bionic Man. Before Dynamite’s current season …

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Things To Do In Birmingham This Weekend If You Like The Joker

By Olly MacNamee Comics4Causes, the fledgling comic book based charity working out of Nostalgia and Comics here in the heart of the Midlands are at it again this weekend, teaming up with Millennium Point’s Big Screen to offer an enviable …

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“Will Everyone Else Survive Ernie’s New Job Responsibilities?” – Tim Seeley Talks Evil Ernie

With the success of the Chaos miniseries and the upcoming Evil Ernie #1 from Dynamite, now seemed like a good time to catch up with the man who lead the relaunch, Tim Seeley. Byron Brewer chatted with the Evil Ernie …

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Crossed, Dark Gods, Uber, And More In December Solicitations From Avatar Press

Here we have the complete December solicitations for Avatar Press which includes the new Crossed +100 by Alan Moore and Gabriel Andrade and the second issue in Justin Jordan’s Dark Gods plus God Is Dead, Uber and more. Look out …

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The Valiant #1 And A Valiant-Sized Quantum And Woody In The December Solicitations

We’ve got Valiant’s full solicitations for December which includes the debut of The Valiant #1 by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt and Paolo Rivera and a Valiant-Sized Quantum And Woody #1 by Tim Siedell, James Asmus and Pere Perez plus a …

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The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents: Dominion – Prequel To 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 …

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Film Schooling – Insider Insights On Indy Filmmaking: Selling Your Films, Initial Contact, And Fielding Offers

By Chris Hood    (This is Part Twenty Five 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, …

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Pinnacle Entertainment Group Announces Transmedia Partnership For Deadlands RPG, Comics, And Novels

By Christopher Helton Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Visionary Comics have announced a transmedia partnership that will bring Pinnacle’s Deadlands tabletop roleplaying game setting to comics and prose novels. Dead Man’s Hands, the first release out of this partnership, will be …

New Gotham TV Spot Focuses On Barbara Kean

One of the characters being expanded on in the new Fox series Gotham is James Gordon’s (Ben McKenzie) future wife, Barbara Kean played by Erin Richards. The character brings a balance to Gordon’s life that offsets his partner Harvey Bullock …

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Mark Millar’s Starlight Gets A Star Wars Spinoff Screenwriter

Mark Millar and Goran Parlov’s recent comic series Starlight from Images Comics is now moving forward at Fox as a motion picture as a Star Wars spin-off writer comes on board the project. THR is reporting that Gary Whitta who …

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Suicide Squad Movie May Be Getting A Director

All those Warner Bros / DC Entertainment movie dates with no titles? Well, Variety may have found one. They are reporting that Fury director David Ayer is the choice to direct The Suicide Squad. Dan Lin is producing the film from …

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Godzilla Sequel Locks In Skull Island Screenwriter

Legendary Pictures has found their screenwriter for the planned Godzilla sequel. According to Deadline Max Borenstein will write the screenplay for the sequel. Gareth Edwards will return as director. There was talk at Comic Con this year about adding King Ghidorah, Mothra and …

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Adds Frost And Troughton

The BBC announced the cast for this years Doctor Who Christmas episode and two names jump out. Nick Frost (The World’s End) will reunite with Steven Moffat for the production which has begun filming. “I’m so thrilled to have been …

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CBS Jumps Into Comic Game With Series Commitment To Supergirl

The one network who hadn’t jumped on the comic book adaptation bandwagon now has. EW is reporting that CBS has given a series commitment to Warner Bros. TV for Supergirl. The show is being developed by Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The …

Trailers For The Latest Metal Gear Solid And Silent Hill Games

The Tokyo Game Show is going on and a couple teaser videos for popular video game franchises have hit the web from it. First up is the unreleased Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain where we get to see …

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Constantine Casting Call Seeks Newborns And Infants

A casting call has gone out for dark haired or hispanic newborns or infants to appear as a featured role in an upcoming episode of NBC’s new series Constantine. The filming dates for the casting call are Sept 22nd, 24th, …

How Will Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. And Agent Carter Cross Over?

The other day I recalled a conversation I had with someone at Marvel at San Diego Comic Con. And then realised that I didn’t actually write about it. Shame on me. Next year, Agent Carter will debut from Marvel, a …

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Erik’s Weekly Watch: Buried Streaming TV Treasure Featuring Idris Elba, Anthony Bourdain And Bruce Timm

By Erik Grove Welcome back to Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week, while the fall season is still spinning up, I’m going to focus on some older unsung greats waiting for your streaming pleasure! Luther (On Netflix and Amazon Prime) You …

Tony Lee To Interview Alan Moore And Mitch Jenkins For Raindance Festival

On Friday, 26th September, the Raindance Festival is showing Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins compilation film, Show Pieces at Vue Piccadilly in London. After which there will be a Q&A with the pair, hosted by friend-of-Bleeding Cool, Tony Lee. I …

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Fox Plays Musical Chairs With Its Movie Dates And Deadpool Gets A Seat

20th Century Fox has been busy shuffling their cards today. According to Deadline, first they moved the film adaptation of Assassin’s Creed from it’s original August 7, 2015 date to some point in 2016. The film has Michael Fassbender attached …

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward… To The Future

When I was growing up, I had heard a rumor that our local mall was being used to film a movie. They were shooting late at night, after all the stores were closed and we could go up and see …

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Synopsis For Third Episode Of Gotham Released And It Talks Of A Vigilante

The series premier of Gotham is only days away now and Gothamsite has gotten the synopsis for the third episode. Seems Batman was not the first vigilante to hit the streets of the city… a man is trying to remove …

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Machinima Scoops Up Justice League: Gods And Monsters Chronicles

Machinima, an on-line network geared towards the young male demographic, has landed the exclusive rights to a three-part animated series from Warner Bros and DC Entertainment, Justice League: Gods And Monsters Chronicles. Chronicles will be set in the New 52 …