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And Finally… Ben Templesmith’s Attack On Titan, Literally

It’s always nice to end the day with some entertaining artwork. And as Kodansha prepare for the release of the fourteenth volume of Attack On Titan next week, Ben Templesmith makes some Titan-inspired imagery. By being rather literal about the …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Flash Gordon #6 And Purgatori #2 Plus New FOC Covers

Dynamite Entertainment is offering up some new covers as retailer incentives at the Final Order Cutoff date for Flash Gordon #7, Purgatori #3 and The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow #6. Besides the covers below, we also have the full issues …

The Bleed Episode 10: Reading The Little Prince With Ryan Burton, Danni Norris And Chase Magnett

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. Back to basics …

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Exorcising Prices – Digital Comics Deals For Hallowe’en 2014

Nothing says Hallowe’en more than reading digital comics in the dark, only lit by the glow of a tablet… and here’s a way to get a bunch cheap. The Sequential App is giving away 666 copies of David Hine‘s graphic …

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Go On – Let’s Have An Annotated Reading Of Multiversity: The Just

By Sage Ashford This is our first introduction to the heroes of Earth-16, a world where the “original” heroes did their job so well, all that’s left for their successors is the life of celebrity. …Or at least, that’s how …

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Southern Bastards #5: Same Great Taste, Just As Filling

By Alex Mansfield It’s important to take a rest after a big meal. Let everything settle, work its way through the digestive tract before digging into that waiting slice of pie. And after that huge heap of raw, ensanguined ribs …

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Candy Shortage Leads To Candy Snatching In Costume Quest Graphic Novel

By Cameron Hatheway Halloween: the one time of year when the rest of the world cosplays along with us. The only real difference is the obscene amount of candy. Just in time for all things tricky and treaty comes Costume …

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Gendercrunching August 2014 – The Big Two Fall From August Last Year But Variant Covers Show Some Developments

By Tim Hanley The overall percentage of female creators at DC and Marvel dropped in August, resulting in one of the lowest combined totals since this project began more than three years ago, with both publishers in single digits. We …

Peter Parker Back With Mary Jane And May Day…

Marvel keep putting these out. And we’ll keep running them. Another alternate world being explored in Secret Wars… Probably. And this one based on the now-deleted marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson… As if it had continued without …

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When Scroobius Pip Went Round To Alan Moore’s House For An Hour And A Half

Scroobius Pip, poet/spoken word artist/rapper/musician has a rather brilliant podcast up, he recorded with Alan Moore at Alan’s house. Totally unedited, an hour and a half of conversation between the two points of view. You can find it here in …

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Keeping The Massive Secret With Brian Wood – Writer’s Commentary On The Massive #28

Brian Wood writes, MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD – I’d advise anyone to not only have read the series up to this point, but also this week’s #28 before going any further. The Massive is a 30-issue series leading up to a …

Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire And The Reveras Show Their Stuff In The Valiant Reader

 Recently, Valiant Entertainment released a free promo book, The Valiant: First Look. Not a lot of people saw it. Well, here’s a chance to rectify that. Matt Kindt and Jeff Lemire, with Paulo Rivera and Joe Rivera redefining the new …

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Dustin Weaver Has Finished Every Issue Of Jonathan Hickman’s S.H.I.E.L.D – And Here Is The Art To Prove It

Dustin Weaver has finished S.H.I.E.L.D. — Jonathan Hickman (@JHickman) October 27, 2014 These are all panels from the final issue of the long anticipated S.H.I.E.L.D. by Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver. Because Dustin Weaver has finished drawing it. A reworking of …

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More Positions Available At DC Entertainment In Burbank – Assistant Editors, Directors And Managers – Including Of Community & Social Media

As well as this batch of positions, there are some new jobs to fill at DC Entertainment in its new Burbank offices, as the publisher moves from New York and California. Well, there will be plenty of jobs going spare… …

#FCBDGate – Free Comic Book Day Slashes Titles For 2015

Last year, there were over seventy Free Comic Book Day titles available for stores to order and distribute. Some seemed to feel that was too many, with less focus and too much of a burden on retailers who felt forced …

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What A Difference A Court Case Makes To Marvel Comics’ Credits

Recently, the estate of Jack Kirby represented by lawyer Marc Toberoff was to take Marvel and Disney to the Supreme Court. In a case that, if won, would have redefined work for hire and creator ownership for the whole of …

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“I Am Vibrating With Excitement And Fear…” – Nate Cosby Talks Prince Valiant

The man behind the relaunch of the Gold Key comics for Dynamite, Nate Cosby, is going to be writing the new take on Prince Valiant as part of the King Features launch next year. Byron Brewer chatted with Cosby about …

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Zero Tolerance For Ales Kot

Ales Kot writes, ZERO #11 is my first comic book to be rejected by Apple — apparently dead children and horrific brutality are okay but oral sex a no-no — Ales Kot (@ales_kot) October 29, 2014 It’s never clear exactly …

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Terra Battle Is A Forward-Thinking RPG

By Sage Ashford I’ll admit that when Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi announced that his studio Mistwalker’s next project, Terra Battle, would be another mobile title, I was beyond skeptical: I was flat out uninterested.  I’ve long been a detractor …

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Arrow: The Magician – This Week In Recap

By Rich Epstein [*Spoilers for Arrow: The Magician below!] It’s been three episodes since Sara died and the Arrow team is still dealing with the repercussions.  This week’s episode begins with Nyssa holding Oliver at arrow-point and demanding to know …

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Casting For Supergirl Begins – What They Are Looking For

This will come as no big surprise, but the casting for the new Supergirl series for CBS is being done by the same company that cast Arrow and The Flash. Being that Greg Berlanti is involved, the choice seemed obvious. …

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SyFy Releases Trailer For New 12 Monkeys Series

SyFy has released the first trailer for their new series 12 Monkeys based on the Bruce Willis film from 1995. The new series follows Cole (Aaron Stanford) as he is sent back in time from 2043 to find and stop …

The First Wonder Woman Movie To Be Set In The 1920s, And Its Sequel During World War II

We know there’s a Wonder Woman movie coming in 2017. We know it will star Gal Gadot in the lead, and she also appears in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice. But as of this date, we presumed it would …

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HBO Locks Up Game Of Thrones Principal Actors For Seventh Season

HBO has secured its principal actors for a seventh season of Game of Thrones. The actors who were all signed through a sixth season have renegotiated for a seventh season which has them making roughly $300,000 per episode starting with …

Ex Machina Trailer Released On-Line (UPDATE)

Ex Machina is the directorial debut of Alex Garland (Dredd) and stars Domnhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander. The film focuses on the relationship between humans and artificial intelligence as a young programmer is put into an experiment by …

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A First Look At 505 Games’ Newest Titles – Ember And How To Survive: Storm Warning

By Madeline Ricchiuto 505 Games held a media showcase to show off their newest titles at New York Comic Con, including the expanded How to Survive: Storm Warning edition and the mobile game Ember. Ember, despite being a mobile OS …

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Is The Same, High Quality Game As Before

By Sage Ashford Though I’ll confess to not playing nearly as many games as I should, Sleeping Dogs was arguably my game of the generation for the WiiPS360 era. Combining solid gameplay with a gripping story and set in an …

Constantine And Zed In The Honeymoon Suite

NBC has released this clip from Friday night’s Constantine where Zed Martin (Angelica Celaya) is waiting for John (Matt Ryan) in his room… the honeymoon suite. We can get a feel for the type of relationship these two are going …

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First Look At Terminator Genisys Images Including Who?

Entertainment Weekly has shared their covers for their upcoming issue that feature the stars of the upcoming film Terminator Genisys (which will take me forever to get used to spelling). Cover one features Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah …

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Chadwick Boseman Signs Five Picture Deal With Marvel

The new member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be around a while. According to Deadline, Chadwick Boseman has signed a five picture deal with the studio to portray the Black Panther. The deal is said to begin with Captain …

The Meek Shall Inherit The 1UP: Non-Violence In Gaming

By. J. Michael Neal The recently released Alien: Isolation made headlines when it was announced that the game would give players the option to complete it without killing anyone. This news was upsetting in its newsworthiness – the fact that …

Hi-Rez Version of Marvel’s Agent Carter Teaser

ABC and Marvel have released the hi-rez version of the Marvel’s Agent Carter trailer. This was shown during Marvel’s Agents of Shield last night, but it also was shown during the NFL Monday Night Football game on ESPN the night …

Poehler And Meyers Quiz George R. R. Martin About His Own Characters

Here is a fun clip from Late Night With Seth Meyers where actress Amy Poehler and host Seth Meyers quiz author George R. R. Martin about lines from his Game of Thrones novels. This is worth watching for Martin’s laugh …

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Scream Series Picked Up By MTV

MTV has announced a 10-episode order for a television series based on the horror film franchise Scream. Jill Blotevogel (Harper’s Island) will executive produce and showrun. Originally MTV placed the pilot order back in May of 2013 and there has …

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Now Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow And Doomsday Join Puzzle & Dragons

We knew that the Batman: Arkham Origins game was crossing over with the popular Candy Crush-meets-Street Fighter Japanese game Puzzles & Dragons, creating a Batman themed dungeon to promote the release of Arkham Origins. But, from an ad in today’s DC …

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First Non-Spoiler Review: Interstellar – Shooting For The Stars And Hitting The Moon

By Patrick Dane There is something admirable about people who take on something that exceeds their grasp. More often then not, these instances don’t end in total success and despite that, we still give praise for the intent. For instance, …