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Today’s Fantastic Four Adds To The Legend Of Isaac Perlmutter

Okay so I know I’m reading far too much into it. But reading today’s Fantastic Four, I couldn’t fail to be struck by the panels below. Because, as Marvel staffers informed me earlier in the year, billionaire and Marvel CEO …

Today’s Saga Has The Greatest Lying Cat Scene Since Issue 14 (SPOILERS)

Everyone loves Lying Cat from Saga. Everyone. Only those who haven’t read Saga seem sceptical. In fact Saga, right now, is probably the comic book equivalent of The Wire. And I on’t just mean in its constant world building and …

33 Thoughts About 33 Comics Today – Harley Quinn, Saga, Nova, Worlds End, Futures End, Rasputin, Savage Dragon, Southern Bastards, Black Science, Deadpool & Captain America, Wolverine & The X-Men, Adventure Time x2, Uber, Thought Bubble 2014, Crossed, God Is Dead, War Stories, Sinestro, Thunderbolts, Inhuman, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Axis Revolutions, Carnage, Deathlok, Wonder Woman, Shadow, Phantom, Pathfinder, Transformers, Little Nemo, Doodle Jump, Bob’s Burgers

We have so many great comic books out today. Little Nemo #2 demonstrates the treats in store. Such as Savage Dragon #199, where every page in this comic is a double page splash, going from Hell to Earth in time …

Who Is Fifty Sue? Brother Eye Tells All In Today’s New 52: Futures End

New 52: Futures End has had a mysterious character, the young girl Fifty Sue with an impossible knowledge and godlike powers. And no clue as to who the hell she is. Well, in today’s issue, Brother Eye breaks it out. …

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 …

Taking A Hallucinatory Sniff Of Today’s Harley Quinn Annual

The comic may call it Cannbisylocibe =7-A, but in the UK I can confirm that it smells like pine, as the Christmas Tree symbol on the cover of the International version of Harley Quinn Annual #1 indicates. And here, to …

And Finally… Mike Richardson To The Rescue Of Sin City’s Marv At New York Comic Con

Okay, I confess to finding a few odd photos on my phone, post New York Comic Con. So here’s a place to put a few of them. Such as discovering a tipped-over Marv figure at the Dark Horse booth. Much …

The International Harley Quinn Annual #1 Exchanges Cannabis For Christmas

This is the US version of the Harley Quinn Annual #1, sealed in a bag, with warnings regarding its cannabis-smelling nature. And this is the customs-friendly International version which has chosen a more festive flair. Ho ho ho.  

Punisher To End In 2015 – But Then Become Two Books

The West Coast-set Punisher relaunch from last year from Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads will wrap up in early 2015, but not because of sales. Instead it regards the direction of the story. Expect the character to go through big …

Clips Of Thanos In Avengers: Infinity War And Avengers: Age Of Ultron Scene Hit Instagram

Well someone clearly disobeyed all those warnings about not filming… First we have Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet from Avengers: Infinity War for 2018. A video posted by Here are the best Marvel pics! (@marvelous_comic_pictures) on Oct 10, 2014 at 3:50pm …

Wonder Woman Will Beat Captain Marvel To A Solo Movie – But Will Captain Marvel Make It To The Screen First?

Wonder Woman is set to debut as a movie on 23rd June 2017. Marvel Studios’ first female lead movie, Captain Marvel, will come on July 6th 2018, a year later. The new Wonder Woman played by Gal Gadot will also …

What Is Civil War? And What Is Infinity War?

Okay, so most readers of Bleeding Cool will be au fait with these names. Because we’re all comic book geeks. But this is a total click bait article intended to pick up the more curious tapping the names into Google! …

Deadpool To Relaunch In 2015

More NYCC Marvel gossip – and yes there has been quite a bit hasn’t there? More to come. Marvel already teased this.   That “Oh and speaking of death, we were just talking about the upcoming death of a character …

Marvel Announces Phase Three From 2016 – Including Civil War, Avengers Infinity War Two Parter, Captain Marvel, Black Panther (Starring Chadwick Boseman), Inhumans, Doctor Strange And Thor: Ragnarok (UPDATE)

Joe and Anthony Russo were at the Big Marvel Announcement today in Los Angeles. As was Joss Whedon. As was Kevin Feige. They even had an organist. And why? Announcement time. Civil War? Official on Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange? A …

Jean Grey For May. Or, Um, April.

You remember when we said that there would be a Jean Grey solo series from Marvel Comics announced at New York Comic Con. Well, it wasn’t was it? I’m told it is still on the way, honest. Still from one …

DC’s Band-Aid Event? It’s Not Blood Moon. It’s Called Convergence

We’ve been talking about DC Comics upcoming slate of comics designed to help the move between New York and Burbank go as smoothly as possible, as most editors leave the publisher, some move, and a whole bunch of new editors …

When A Nurse Tried To Get A Refund On Her $200 Walter Koenig VIP Ticket From Epic Con Ohio Geek Fest

A VIP ticket to a Comic Con is an ultimate luxury item. Costing hundreds, you get preferential treatment, you get decent exclusives, you get to meet a celebrity of your choice, for some it’s the only way to do Comic …

Carl Brutananadilewski From Aqua Teen Hunger Force Sells His Fresh Baked Buns…

Carl Brutananadilewski from Aqua Teen Hunger Force is the unlikeliest of spokespeople for Carls Jr and Hardee’s burgers. Indeed after watching this you’ll be hard pressed to keep your lunch down… “You know, kids live in this neighbourhood.” Quite. Written and …