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Process Art – Faith Erin Hicks Draws Dale Arden

We’ve been talking about the upcoming Flash Gordon series as part of the King Features crossover event… but there has been a great Flash Gordon series already going and we’ve got some process art from the Holiday Special. A Dale …

Stafford Is Back For One Panel In This Week’s Invaders. Also Gets A First Name.

We made a big deal of the appearance of a new Marvel character in the Original Sin Annual a little while ago. But since then? Nothing. Well, he did die I suppose. But come on, when has that stopped anyone? …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Red Sonja: The Black Tower By Tieri And Rezak

To go with Dynamite’s Red Sonja Black Friday sale on Comixology, we have the first issue of Frank Tieri and Cezar Rezak’s Red Sonja: The Black Tower for you to read for free. What is the Black Tower? What startling …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Baltimore, ODY-C, Lazarus, Opus, Trees, And More!

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: Bringing you discussions of all the new exciting books in comicdom. …

The Bleed Episode 13: Reading Pluto Vol. 1 With The Fuse’s Antony Johnston

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets Wednesdays on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. It’s our last episode …

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If You’re Called Boom! Box, You Have To Make A Mix Tape…

Boom! Box, the new imprint from Boom! Studios is putting out an oversized (8.5” x 11”) BOOM! Box 2014 Mix Tape #1. It features short stories from Lumberjanes, The Midas Flesh, Teen Dog, and Cyanide & Happiness, and introduces new …

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Valiant Previews – Rai #5, Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel #2 And Valiant-Sized Quantum And Woody #1

We’ve got some previews for next week’s Valiant comics plus a holiday message drawn by Val Mayerik. RAI #5 (NEW ARC! “BATTLE FOR NEW JAPAN” – PART 1) Written by MATT KINDT Art by CLAYTON CRAIN Covers by CLAYTON CRAIN, …

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Gotham By Midnight – A Festivus For The Rest Of Us

From the title, some may deduce what I’m about to say here about the glorious arrival of Gotham by Midnight. Recently, at the Gotham panel at Thought Bubble in the UK, the creative teams behind Gotham Academy, Batgirl, and Batman …

A Look Ahead At Ivar, Timewalker #3 By Fred Van Lente And Clayton In March (And A Preview Of #1!)

Here’s a reveal of the complete covers and solicit text for March’s Ivar, Timewalker #3 by Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry, featuring covers by Raul Allen, Brian Level, Michael Walsh and Ramon Villalobos. And just below,  a lengthy preview from …

Six Pages From Next Month’s Graveyard Shift #1 By Jay Faeber And Fran Bueno From Image Comics

Six pages. Four weeks ahead. Graveyard Shift, the newly launching comic by Jay Faerber and Fran Bueno out on Christmas Eve. Reunited after their memorable run on the critically acclaimed NOBLE CAUSES, JAY FAERBER and FRAN BUENO bring you a new tale of …

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The Goon Threatens Shoplifters With New Dark Horse Comic Store Signs

These signs are winging their way to a comic store near you soon, featuring the very recognisable tone of Eric Powell‘s The Goon explaining store policy and procedures to its customers in a rather gruff voice. Even if that language …

Lady Spider, May Reilly, As A Symbol Against Fake Geek Girl Criticism?

So, yes, we thought Mary Reilly, the Steampunk “Lady Spider” from the current Marvel comic event masterminded by Dan Slott, Spider-Verse could be a big thing. Certainly for cosplayers. We didn’t know the half of it. Because it could be argued …

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Matt Kindt Cameos In Next Week’s Rai #5

Here’s an extended 8-page preview of next week’s Rai #5 by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain, the first issue of the new story arc “Battle for New Japan”! Aaaaand…if you check out page 8, you see a special surprise appearance …

Be Thankful For Garth Ennis – A New Free Chapter Of Crossed: Dead Or Alive

The Crossed: DOA Crowdfunding has jumped to almost $10,000, to fund a serious of webisodes written and directed by Garth Ennis, depicting the world of the Crossed onscreen for the first time. And because it’s Thursday we get the third …

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Free On Thanksgiving, In The Light Of Ferguson: Genius #1

When Top Cow published the mini-series-in-a-month Genius, it coincided with the first uprisings in Ferguson. Bleeding Cool couldn’t help compare the two. And with recent scenes again filling the headlines, here is the original first issue of the mini-series, free …

Boom To Take Another Scalp From DC Comics Next Week

Boom have made quite a few headlines over the last couple of years recruiting both experienced, high level talent like George Pérez, Brian Stelfreeze, JG Jones and Grant Morrison alongside hot, up-and-coming creators who might normally gravitate to Image with their …

Jem And The Holograms #1 – A Cover (Ross Campbell UPDATE)

Coming in March from IDW. Jem And The Holograms #1.  UPDATE: Looks like it’s by Ross Campbell… who already has a line in updating Jem And The Holograms characters as fan art….

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Bees? A Look At Next Week’s Nailbiter #8

From Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson, out next week… Nailbiter #8. And this month’s threat is from a smaller suicide bomber… “BEES!” Since the beginning, the Nailbiter’s home town has been plagued with bees. Are they responsible for creating the serial …

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The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: A Special Interview With Mark Jordan Legan Of Mighty Med

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 …

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Did Gideon’s Voice Sound Familiar To You? It Should

In a rather interesting casting choice, The Flash and Gotham have one again picked the same person. Earlier in the season both shows cast Anthony Carrigan – The Flash had him as The Mist / Kyle Nimbus while on Gotham …

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There Is Now A Save Constantine Petition

You had to see this coming… someone has put together a Save Constantine petition and is trying to get 100,000 people to sign it. Since NBC announced that it was halting production on the freshman series after 13 episodes, many …

Legends Working With Legends – Expendables 3 Featurette

In this behind-the-scenes featurette for Expendables 3… besides throwing the word “legend” around pretty generously… we get a good idea of what it’s like for some of the newer actors to work with the action stars of the past and …

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Stan Lee Talks About His Cameo In Big Hero 6

Though the latest Disney animated film, Big Hero 6, was only based on a Marvel comic, they were able to keep one Marvel movie tradition alive… the Stan Lee cameo. In this video Lee talks about getting a chance to …

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Guggenheim Talks Arrow, Canary, Ra’s Al Ghul And The Atom

Marc Guggenheim, executive producer on Arrow, talked to IO9.com about Laurel suiting up as the Black Canary, Oliver taking on Ra’s al Ghul and how The Atom suit is the best costume they’ve ever made for the show.

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Independence Day To Get Sequel 20 Years After Release

Fox has given the green light to the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day. It has been set to start production in May and the studio is now working on a deal with director Roland Emmerich. They are looking at a …

When Peter Capaldi Won An Oscar… Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life

Something to be thankful for. Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life, the short film written and directed by Peter Capaldi, starring Richard E Grant, that won an Oscar for best short film back in 1994. Oh look, it’s on YouTube. …

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From Pixels To Pictures And Beyond: Part 1 – Early Animation Marketing For Video Games

By Gareth Spriggs Welcome to the first installment of a multi-part series of articles chronicling the many ways developers and marketers used alternate mediums to break out video games in to a wider general awareness. While today, the video game …

Marvel’s Agent Carter Gets A New Trailer

ABC has released a new trailer for Marvel’s Agent Carter. The series, based on the character of Peggy Carter played by Hayley Atwell, was introduced in Captain America: The First Avenger and has made a couple of appearances on Marvel’s …

The Flash And Arrow Casts Talk The Crossover Plus Trailer

With the big upcoming crossover next week, Grant Gustin (Barry Allen) Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen), Carlos Valdez (Cisco Ramon), Danielle Panabaker (Caitlin Snow), Emily Bett Rickards (Felicity Smoak), Robbie Amell (Ronnie Raymond) and David Ramsey (John Diggle)… talked with Access …

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New Image From Sherlock Special May Be Paying Homage To Predecessor

The following images was posted yesterday by Sue Vertue, executive producer of Sherlock. She says this is how Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will appear as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in next year’s special. She also added the hastags: …

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New Game Of Thrones Website And Teaser

Game of Thrones has launched a new website called Three-Eyed Raven to tease its upcoming fifth season. Fans of the George R R Martin novels will have a good idea of what the doors in the video pertain to… for everyone …

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Raven Gregory’s Fly Optioned By Fox Television. And We’ve Got The Check To Prove It.

Fly, a creator owned comic book by Raven Gregory drawn by Eric J and published by Zenescope, has been optioned by Fox Television. Fly is the story of a drug that gives people the power to fly, and the insatiable desire of those …

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Samuel Jackson, Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, A Dog, A Whisky, A Gun And A Pair Of Prosthetic Legs – Four New Character Posters For Kingsman: The Secret Service

Cheers, folks…

Pan Trailer Released By Warner Bros

Not to be outdone, Warner Bros has released the trailer for Pan – the origin story of Peter Pan starring Hugh Jackman and directed by Joe Wright. Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. …

Jurassic World Trailer Released By Universal

A little late to the party… but here is the Jurassic World trailer that Universal released today. Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure …

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Sweet Release! Massive Chalice, Goat Simulator MMO, Geometry Wars 3, Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed, Persona Q

By Jared Cornelius Welcome back to Sweet Release! Bleeding Cool’s one stop shop for freshly released video games.  It’s hard to believe the end of the month is here already and the seasonal holidays are at our doorstep.  You should be reading this a …