Category Archives: Recent Updates

What Will Happen To ComiXology Submit? Tim Gibson of Moth City Responds To The Amazon Purchase

My first thought, actually, when Bleeding Cool reported the rumor three weeks before the official announcement that ComiXology might be purchased soon by Amazon, was about the Submit platform. I’ve known plenty of creators who have been quite happy with …

Angry Parents, eBay, And Frozen Merchandise Burning Up

By: Julz Hendricks It’s no secret that Frozen has literally taken the world by storm. Not only has it grossed over 1 billion at the Box Office, and won a plethora of awards, but it has warmed the hearts of …

The Army Of Darkness Wedding Snaps From Ash And Sheila’s July Wedding

Well, the cover variants anyway. That’s right, Ash and Sheila from Army Of Darkness are getting married in Dynamite’s Army Of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched series launching in July by Steve Niles and Nacho Tenorio,. With covers from Jae Lee, Lucio Parrillo, Francesco Francavilla, Nick Bradshaw, Arthur …

When Bleeding Cool Caught Up With Steven Knight To Discuss His Extraordinary New Film, Locke

Tom Hardy fans should absolutely love Locke. I certainly do.

Dynamite To Publish Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Comic

Dynamite are announcing today that they are serialising the previously-published Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Echoes graphic novel, into a four issue mini-series, starting in July. Set between the Conviction and Blacklist games, the comic was created by Nathan Edmondson and …

Panel 2 Panel Presents: Joe Pezzula Of Where The Witches Lurk And All Manner of Witchiness

By Panel 2 Panel Bleeding Cool welcomes back the Panel 2 Panel podcast team joined by Joe Pezzula of Where The Witches Lurk.  They say: This week the crew is joined by Author of Where the Witches Lurk, Joe Pezzula. …

The Burning Dark: Talking With Sci-Fi Author Adam Christopher

By Alasdair Stuart Adam Christopher is one of the new wave of genre fiction authors currently sweeping across bookshelves, whether they’re made of print or electrons. His novels for Angry Robot; Empire State, Age Atomic, Seven Wonders and Hangwire have …

Everything That Is IDW’s Star Mage – J.C. De La Torre’s Podcast Tour

Sci-Fi author and now comics writer J.C. De La Torre hosts a podcast on science fiction, “Transmissions from Atlantis” and since his comic Star Mage has been recently released by IDW, his latest podcast functions as a kind of reader’s …

Awesome Con Founder Ben Penrod On Breaking World Records And Getting Big Names This Year

By Devon Sanders I first met Ben Penrod, founder of Awesome Con, two years ago. He came into Fantom Comics, the shop I managed at time, with this bold statement that Washington, DC-area geek culture had been underserved and he …

The Beowulf Myth Is Reborn In A New Spanish Graphic Novel On Par With A Tarantino Film

By José Luis del Río Fortich Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest. Tolkien himself, who translated the 11th-century poem Beowulf, called the story “laden with history, leading …

Exploring Comic Con Culture? There’s A Book About That – The Bleeding Cool Interview With Matthew J. Smith And Ben Bolling

A few weeks ago, I interviewed Dr. Matthew J. Smith, a Professor in the Department of Communications at Wittenberg University in Ohio, about a field study course, “The Experience At Comic Con“, that he runs at San Diego Comic-Con for …

Marvel Essentials Line To End, Replaced By Smaller, More Expensive, Colour Epic Collections (OR NOT…)

UPDATE: Marvel’s David Gabriel gets in touch to tell us that Comic Shop News misquoted him, and that he never said that the Essentials program was ending.  The original story follows below. The most recent issue of freebie comics newsletter …

Inside A Personal Apocalypse – Process On Abe Sapien #12 From Max Fiumara and Dave Stewart

Bleeding Cool spoke with co-writer on the series with Mike Mignola and EIC at Dark Horse, Scott Allie, last week about just how Abe Sapien #12, coming in May, is a very different book than readers might be expecting. It’s …

Futures End Tops Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

So What Is A Chaos Shard Anyway? And How Will It Bring Back Damian Wayne?

Last year, Bleeding Cool first reported that the character of Damian Wayne was returning to the living this summer. And that does certainly seem to be the case. The LA Times reported, “Robin Rises: Omega,” a one-shot by Tomasi and …

Warren Ellis Writes Project Superpowers Series For Dynamite

I remember back in the glory days of the Warren Ellis Forum that, every now and then Warren would ask what odd characters people would like him to write, and he’d get a bunch of suggestions, some public domain, some …

X-Men Director Bryan Singer Faces Abuse Accusations, Accuser To Hold Press Conference Later Today

X-Men, X2, X-Men: Days Of Future Past and Superman Returns director Bryan Singer has being accused of serious crimes, and is being covered by major entertainment news and mainstream news websites. The Wrap first reported, According to the lawsuit filed in federal …

Self-Publishing Roundup: Three Fantasy RPG Supplements You Won’t Find In Game Stores

By Christopher Helton Tabletop roleplaying has always had a strong self-publishing/DIY streak to it. Even the massive industry leader Dungeons & Dragons started out as a booklet made by some guys who wanted to share the game that they had …