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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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Playing With Chainsaws – A Cosplay Interview With Player Two

By Andrea “Yunie” McFall  Joining with Cosplay Blog with a Brain, this is our next cosplayer interview, featuring Player Two! She’s another newer cosplayer from Canada, who is a very talented gal!  [Player Two out of costume] Andrea McFall: What’s …

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Spotlight On Indie Comics – Featuring Man Vs. Rock #1, Hero Envy, Number One and First Law of Mad Science

By Shawn Perry Get Stoked, True Bleeders! It’s time for another edition of Indie Spotlight – the sometimes weekly column dedicated to the wonderful world of self-publishing.  There are so many great stories out there and sometimes the best ones …

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Comics And Cosplay Presents: Jesse From Heroes Of Cosplay On Dragon Con And More!

By Ian Mageto Comics and Cosplay are back,  this time in a special cosplay interview. In this episode, host Ian Mageto, Senior Cosplay Correspondent at Bleeding Cool, sits down to chat with Jesse from Heroes of Cosplay to discuss DragonCon, …

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The Starlight Cover Competition That Isn’t

Last week, Mark Millar made the following offer. WANT TO DRAW A VARIANT COVER FOR STARLIGHT #6? – http://t.co/xE75N5MOeJ — Mark Millar (@mrmarkmillar) September 8, 2014 A competition for unpublished artists to get a paid variant cover gig on Starlight …

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Preview Character Designs And Meta Content From Leaving Megalopolis By Gail Simone And Jim Calafiore

It started off as a Kickstarter that raised a six-figure sum due to overwhelming fan demand, and that’s no surprise due to the team up of the magnificent Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore, who previously collaborated on Secret Six. The …

Speculator Corner: Gwen Stacy – The New Character Find Of 2014? (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Does this cosplay count as a Gwen Stacy Spider-Woman first appearance in Deadpool Vs. Hawkeye #0? It’s possible some may have seen this coming… But Edge Of Spider-Verse #2 has burnt through a generous overprint by Marvel Comics and …

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Alan Moore Reveals The Future In Crossed +100 – ‘What Would We Look Like Through Their Eyes?’

This week, Avatar Press announced a six-issue series arriving in December fully scripted by Alan Moore, with art by Gabriel Andrade of Ferals, set in the world of Crossed as created by Garth Ennis, but leaping 100 years into the …

Could A Django/Shaft Comic Book Be Next On The Cards?

Reading about Dynamite’s new comic based on the Shaft novels got me thinking. Of something I’d heard at the Quentin Tarantino panel at San Diego Comic Con. That he’s worked out some kind of geneology between the Django of Django …

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We’re Getting A Female Thor… But What About A Female Wolverine?

So yesterday’s article on Sabretooth replacing Wolverine during – and after – Axis, was based on reading solicitations, looking at cover images, the usual. This isn’t. A Marvel source gets in touch to tell me that Sabretooth is, indeed, becoming …

Brian K Vaughan And Marcos Martin’s The Private Eye Hit Six Figures, In Sales And Dollars

With its eight issue published today, the digtal pay-what-you-want comic The Private Eye by Bryan K Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente has hit sales of “well into “six figures in total – and in revenue. Which means each issue, …

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Oor Wullie – The Movie

As Scotland goes to the polls, to vote on independence or… well, dependence, I guess, we already looked at how Scottish comic book characters might vote. But the most iconic Scottish comic book character of all is Oor Wullie. Created …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Uncanny #1 From Andy Diggle And Aaron Campbell

Dynamite is having a Crime Line sale over on Comixology and you get away with the loot. Here we have a free issue of Uncanny #1 by Andy Diggle and Aaron Campbell. Weaver is unique, or so he thinks. Born …

Art Spiegelman Tops Petition Over Treatment Of Ex-Angoulême Director Gilles Ciment

La Cité de la BD is the French comic book institution that includes the Angoulême comics museum and is very influential in the annual Angoulême comic book festival, the largest such comic event in the Western world. Its director, Gilles Ciment was …

Alison Bechdel Receives ‘Genius’ Grant From MacArthur Foundation

Alison Bechdel, comic book creator of Fun Home, Are You My Mother, Dykes To Watch Out For and accidental creator of The Bechdel Test for the portrayal of women in fiction, is one of this year’s twenty-one receivers of the …

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Is Jeff Lemire Writing Two More Books at Valiant In 2015?

A few weeks ago, Valiant announced a new project. The Valiant, a “prestige format” four-issue mini-series by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt and Paolo Rivera. Notably Lemire’s first post-New 52 work and Rivera’s first full-length interior art since Daredevil (for which he …

Cover Variance – Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Wolverine And The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

So all these Marvel books are getting Rocket & Groot variant covers… All-New Captain America #1, All-New X-Men #34, Amazing Spider-Man #9, Amazing X-Men #13, Avengers #38, Avengers World #15, Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #2, Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1, Deadpool …

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Shaft Is A Bad Mother (Shut Your Mouth) I’m Just Talking About The New Dynamite Series

Dynamite has announced that the hard-hitting private detective John Shaft made famous by Richard Roundtree and an amazingly catchy theme song by Isaac Hayes will be coming to comic shops near you. Shaft, created by novelist Ernest Tidyman, has gone …

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Fox Plays Musical Chairs With It’s 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 …

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Abrams One-Ups Snyder In Mash-Up War

The back and forth between Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder and Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams continues. When a rumor was going around that someone had stolen one of the Batmobiles while filming in …

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Brandon Routh Talks The Atom And Ollie Gets New Trick Arrows

The CW and WBTV’s hit show Arrow seems to be making a lot of noise lately with casting announcements, posters released, etc… and with social media masters like Stephen Amell and John Barrowman, you can always find a new tid-bit …

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Jack Reacher 2 Is In The Works

During an interview with Empire, Lee Child let it be known that his action hero Jack Reacher was going to get a second film. Tom Cruise, who played Reacher in the first film, will return but director Christopher McQuarrie will …

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Hector And The Search For Happiness – A Chocolate Covered Pickle

By Chris Maltby Simon Pegg has, over the years, cultivated a specific cult of personality, quietly positioning himself as one of the leading figures in the great Geek Pantheon, an unabashed fanboy with an almost encyclopedic knowledge of nerdy esoterica, …

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Did You See Stephen Colbert Cosplaying As Prince Hawkcat At San Diego Comic Con?

From Reddit once month ago: This cosplayer was intercepting Comic Con goers this weekend, calling himself HawkCat…What (who) is this thing? The answer came from Archardy My guess is that this is one of four things – a super unknown minor …

The Credits For Kevin Smith’s Tusk Could Be Longer Than The Movie Itself

Kevin Smith has a rather nifty promotion for the release of his new movie, Tusk, tonight. See it tonight, take a photo of your ticket stub, tweet it and get your Twitter handle on the credits of the DVD release. …

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Matt Smith Signs Up For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

The Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, is time traveling once again back to Victorian England as he takes on the role of Mr. Collins in the upcoming adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Pride And Prejudice And Zombies. A parody of Jane …

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New Five Tribes Game From Days Of Wonder Stresses Player Skill

By Christopher Helton On the heels of the news that Days of Wonder had been acquired by board game company Asmodee, the company has announced the release of Five Tribes, a new skill-driven board game set in “fabled Sultanate of …

Grant Gustin Talks About Barry Allen’s Connection To Harrison Wells

One of the most interesting relationships in the upcoming CW series The Flash is going to be between Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh). Allen looked up to Wells the way a high school athlete would look …

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Marvel’s Agent Carter Adds A Butler

James D’Arcy, who played Anthony Perkins in Hitchock opposite of Anthony Hopkins and also as the villain in the recent comedy Let’s Be Cops, is going to be very busy. Besides being attached to the second season of the BBC’s …

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Arrow Gets Its Season 3 Promotional Poster

More Arrow news, this time it’s the release of the seasons promotional poster. You’ll end up seeing this a lot over the next few months and most likely it will be the cover for the DVD / Blu-ray cases this …

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Fox Gives Put Pilot Commitment To Lucifer

According to a Deadline report, Fox has given a put pilot commitment to Warner Bros TV for Lucifer. Developed by Californication creator Tom Kapinos. A put pilot commitment means that the network has agreed to air the pilot or will …

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Things May Be Heating Up On Doctor Strange Movie

We have an interesting report from Screen Daily about a release date for and shooting time for Marvel’s upcoming film Doctor Strange. The report says that Marvel is in negotiations to film the movie at Pinewood Studios in May 2015 …

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Captain Boomerang Cast To Appear On Arrow

Digger Harkness / Captain Boomerang is one of the most popular members of The Flash’s Rogues Gallery… and he’s also one of the members of the Suicide Squad which is part of the Arrow series which is where he’s going …