Category Archives: Magazine Previews, Updates & Replies

BC Mag #4: Hot Comics = Ca$h!

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston The rule used to be, the first print is hot, and the second print is not. And for the most part that held, Todd McFarlane Spider-Man #1 notwithstanding. After all, who wants a …

BC Mag #4: Vintage Paper Chase

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Mark Seifert & William Christensen There’s nothing a vintage comic collector likes better than to see an obscure old comic given new importance by a film or tv show. It’s all well and good when …

BC Mag #4: Love, Hate, And The Pull List

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston If you are reading this magazine, you must love comics. And one of the things about this hobby that makes it unique and fulfilling is the sense of excitement each new month brings. …

BC Mag #4: Chewing On Bubblegun

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston On the surface, BubbleGun looks a lot like its namesake – a colorful fun romping adventure that is sorta like bubblegum, a great distraction that provides a sugary splash on the taste buds. …

BC Mag #4: License To Thrill: An Interview With IDW EIC Chris Ryall

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by James Kuhoric Everyone dreams big in comics. But IDW has taken the dream and turned it into an unprecedented success story, going from fledgling upstart to dominating publishing powerhouse. And they’ve done it with an …

BC Mag #4: Evil Dead Redux

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by James Kuhoric How do you even approach a task like remaking Sam Rami’s innovative 1981 horror classic, The Evil Dead? There are so many reasons not to do it and no matter how good the …

BC Mag #4: Censor And Be Damned

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston Some people believe that censorship can only come from the government, laws, police and civil servants, oppressing those with a voice who have something to say. And that censorship can never come from …

BC Mag #4: Comics, Music And Mayhem

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Jim Kuhoric Music and comics have long been intertwined with artists of both fields being influenced by work crossing over the boundaries of the two mediums. From the early horror works of Alice Cooper and …

BC Mag #4: I Really Gotta Get Back To Work: The Return Of Quantum And Woody

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Gavin Lees They’re baaaack. Polar opposites. Childhood best friends. Symbiotic costumed crime fighters. That’s Quantum and Woody! Valiant has proven that they can breathe new life into their brand of comics and end up with …

BC Mag #4: Taking The Super Out Of The Heroes

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Handley Dark Horse Comics has emerged as the largest independent American comic book and manga publisher. Since 1986, the company has produced a wide range of ongoing and limited series, both original and franchise-based, …

BC Mag #4: Much Ado About Much Ado, Just A Little About SHIELD

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly. Somehow, Joss Whedon managed to plan, adapt, rehearse, shoot and edit an entire second film while he was working on The Avengers. Some of that was keeping the project smaller, some of it …

BC Mag #4: The Wolverine – Half A World Away

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly Last autumn, I flew half way around the globe to visit the set of The Wolverine. And while I was definitely the most excited by the Koalas and the most jet-lagged, I wasn’t …

BC Mag #4: Max Brooks Redefines Zombies Vs Vampires

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by James Kuhoric Everyone is afraid of something. Whether it is the IRS, clowns, zombies, or IRS clown zombies, there is something picked up from life [usually childhood] that sticks with you in the dark recesses …

BC Mag #4: The Annotated Muppets

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly I’m still excited that The Muppets will be back in our cinemas next March with The Muppets… Again! This time around, Kermit is the star – which is just how I like it, …

BC Mag #4: Gorillas And Super Villains: Simon Spurrier And Mike Carey Talk Their New Boom! Series

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Simon Spurrier & Mike Carey Most people would be interested to hear what Mike Carey and Simon Spurrier, two fantastic talents in the comics field, have to say about their new projects in general. But …

BC Mag #4: Next Generation: John Byrne In IDW’s Modern Age

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Keith Davidsen John Byrne is an industry icon, a pioneer whose historic runs on superhero comics cemented his place as a master storyteller with a legion of comic fans. But in recent years, he’s built …

BC Mag #4: Life In The Gutters

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston There has been all sorts of fuss over the announcement, then retraction that Orson Scott Card was to write a Superman story for DC Comics. After the initial protests, and subsequent withdrawal by …

BC Mag FCBD 2013: Top Five Starter Graphic Novels

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by J.C. Vaughn For folks that are new to comics, we’ve put together a quick look at five of the best trade paperbacks from these genres: kids, superhero, horror, alternative, and licensed titles. There are, of …