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And Finally… Unmasking The Japanese Batman

We ran shots of a Batman riding the Japanese Chiba expressway earning him the sobriquet Chibatman, the other night. Well, the national obsession over the man has landed him an interview. Apparently he’s a 41 year old welder who drives …

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The Invisible Wonder Woman

There has been plenty of commentary showing how licensing and merchandising for Guardians Of The Galaxy has managed to remove Gamora and Nebula in order to try and appeal more to boys – and as a result, less to girls. …

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Who Wants To Be In Morning Glories? Even If It Costs You Your Life?

Morning Glories artist Joe Eisma makes the offer…. Morning Glories fans—you, yes YOU, can be a part of the book.  After 40+ issues, it’s getting to be an issue coming up with looks for the various students, guards, and other background …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers #1

In honor of Jack Kirby’s birthday, Dynamite has sent over the latest version of one of his creations: Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers. This first issue is written by Joe Casey and drawn by Nathan Fox, Jim Rugg and …

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Terry Dodson’s Red Widow Changes Its Name To Red Skin. And Shows Off Lots Of It.

This was Terry Dodson‘s original cover to the French graphic novel series he’s drawing, Red Widow. At the tie we thought that was just a leeeetle close to Marvel Comics’ Black Widow, including the spider design. Well, it seems, so …

The Bleed Episode #2: Reading East Of West With Brandon Montclare Of Rocket Girl

The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt, David Dissanayake, and Erik Grove. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, and the pick of the week. This week, we’re discussing East of West by Nick Dragotta and Jonathan Hickman. In …

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How Not To Make It ‘About Me’ – Helping A Creator In Need At Seth Kushner’s Save Our Schmuck Benefit In New York

This is probably going to be overly-honest discussion about extraordinary photographer and comics writer Seth Kushner’s “Save Our Schmuck Benefit” that took place at Union Hall in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night, but the New York comics community are …

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First Look At The Valiant By Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt And Paolo Rivera

We’ve been hearing about Valiant’s new upcoming series from the writing team of Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt for a little while now, but we are finally getting a better idea of what The Valiant will look like as this …

Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat. And Never Was. She Is A Human Girl. Also, British.(UPDATE)

Well, my mind has been blown. And no doubt will my daughters’ minds when they wake up. In fact I feel like waking them up now. But no, one more night in which they can sleep in the knowledge that …

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Talking With Matt Wagner About Grendel Vs. The Shadow, Classic Characters, And Reading New Comics

By Joshua Stone When I went to my first SDCC in 1999, I was often able to sit down and actually have a conversation with an artist or writer whose work I enjoyed and respected. Over the years the opportunities …

Invaders And Secret Avengers On Notice, Storm and Nightcrawler Get Renewed?

I understand that Marvel have informed the editorial and creative teams that both the Invaders and Secret Avengers comics are on notice for cancellation and will survive on an issue-to-issue basis. So if you like the books, now is the …

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Advance Review: Roche Limit #1 From Image, Plus Preview

Billionaire Langford Skaargard’s dream of cosmic exploration is no more and Roche Limit, a colony situated on the cusp of a mysterious energy anomaly, has become a melting pot of crime and terrible secrets. When Bekkah Hudson goes missing, the …

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‘The Universe Is Actively Out To Torture And Destroy Us’ In Dark Gods – Justin Jordan In The Bleeding Cool Interview

Justin Jordan’s new project, Dark Gods, was announced at SDCC for November release from Avatar Press, with a teaser image from artist German Erramouspe which made it clear that we are dealing with both a horror comic and something quite …

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All-New Ghost Rider To Join All-New Ultimates In Cancellation With #12?

The current November solicitations for All-New Ultimates do seem to suggest that the three issues in November, December and January will be that title’s last, taking it to #12. ALL-NEW ULTIMATES #10 MICHEL FIFFE (w) • AMILCAR PINNA (a) Cover …

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In One Week, In Two Weeks – Everyone’s Killing Wolverine

This week sees the first of the DC Comics Futures End #1 specials arrive. Then we have the launches of Concrete Park, Grendel Vs. The Shadow, Names, God Hates Astronauts, Dark Tower, Cloaks, Alice Cooper, Ex Con, Red Sonja: Black Tower, Doctor Mirage … and the …

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The Death Of Elektra

I understand that the creative team for Marvel’s ongoing series Elektra, namely William H. Blackman and Michael Del Mundo, were told by Marvel that the comic was being cancelled, last week. But they were also told not to worry to much as …

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Your Early Signs Of Axis, In Yesterday’s Marvel Comics (UPDATE)

Updated with an Axis promo image just sent out by Marvel… The original article continues below. Spoilers for Uncanny Avengers and Adjectiveless Avengers ahead… So we are looking for telltale signs of the upcoming Axis event to come in yesterday’s …

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Look Everyone, The City Of London Is Getting A Mega-City Block

Welcome to Endless City, a proposed skyscraper for London. It is designed to have its own ecosystem, incorporating offices, shops, massive inside parks, entertainment and housing and has been described as a “vertical city”. Sound familiar? Me too. It’s a …

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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 …

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Casting Change On Arrow As Rila Fukushima Joins The Show

One of the first new cast members announced for the upcoming third season of Arrow was Devon Aoki (Sin City) in the role of Katana. But Aoki had to pull out due to scheduling conflicts according to Deadline, which called …

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It Wouldn’t Be Difficult For Warner Bros. To Actually Promise No Jokes In Its Superhero Universe

By Nas Hoosen I’ve seen this rumor doing the rounds online lately and while I don’t have the means to validate it, and I’d likely take most negative reporting about WB/DC’s plans for its superheroes with a pinch of salt, …

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Spending Time As A Sea Elf With Maori Tattoos – Fred Van Lente Talks Roleplaying Games And Being A Writer

By Christopher Helton Fred Van Lente is a multi-faceted writer of comics, including the New York Times Best-selling Incredible Hercules, Marvel Zombies, and Cowboys & Aliens, as well as The Comic Book History of Comics, Archer & Armstrong, Brain Boy, …

Looking Back On Gamescom: The Biggest Surprises, The Strangest Games, And Why This Year Trumped Last Year

By Sage Ashford Gamescom is a video game trade show held annually in Germany that’s often billed as the “world’s largest” due to the public nature that runs contrary to the U.S.-based annual fair, E3.  The conference was held this …

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Doctor Strange Casting Rumor

I’ve hesitated to post this one, but it doesn’t seem to be going away. This is Infamous is saying that Marvel has found their man to be the Sorcerer Supreme. The reason I hesitate is that so far Marvel has …

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Photos And Trailer For Into The Dalek – The Second Episode Of Doctor Who Season 8

We’ve got a few images and a trailer for the next episode of Doctor Who, Into The Dalek thanks to the Nerdist. This episode is written by Phil Ford and Steven Moffat and directed by Ben Wheatley. This also introduces …

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A Really Good Look At The Superman Suit During An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

When the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took off, I did an initial story and that was going to be it. Then yesterday I came across the one with Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie which was funny… so I went ahead …

First Trailer For Gregory Levasseur’s The Pyramid

Here we have the first trailer for the upcoming horror film, The Pyramid from 20th Century Fox. The movie stars Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O’Hare, Christa-Marie Nicola, and Amir K. and is directed by Grégory Levasseur from a script written by Daniel Meersand …

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The Walking Dead Gets 4 Different Covers On EW This Week

AMC’s hit zombie series The Walking Dead is getting the mulit-cover treatment by Entertainment Weekly this week. Four separate covers were done depicting Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Steven Yeun & Lauren Cohan as Glenn Rhee & Maggie Greene, Danai …

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Ron Howard And Tom Hanks Reunite For Inferno

It’s once again time to dive into the world of symbologist Robert Langdon as director Ron Howard and actor Tom Hanks adapt the Dan Brown novel Inferno. According to Deadline, filming will start in April with a script by David …

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Sweet Release! Metro Redux, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Lethal League, Super Time Force Ultra, The Walking Dead Pinball

By Jared Cornelius Well friends it’s finally here, this is the last full week of August.  It’s time to go outside and enjoy one last hurrah before the inevitable return of September puts you back in the swing of fall sports …