Category Archives: Recent Updates

Bring On The Bad Guys! Darkness Descends Upon NYC for NYCC Presents…Villains!

By Ray Flook When I mentioned to a couple of friends that I would be attending NYCC Presents…Villains!, the second of a two-part fan meet-up series sponsored by New York Comic Con as lead-ins to NYCC and the inaugural NY …

Myriad Aspects To The Challenge – A Response To Whether Cosplay Is Killing Comic Con

By Bill Watters Recently, Denise Dorman wrote a thought-provoking piece on the subject of the lessening profitability of attending comic-con styled events by name artists and industry talent that appeared on Bleeding Cool as “Denise Dorman Asks – Is Cosplay …

Special Preview: 7 Pages Of New Sci-Fi Series Last Born From Black Mask Studios

The first week of October is a big week for new comics, and especially new series being released. Black Mask Studios, the folks who brought you Occupy Comics, 12 Reasons to Die and Liberator, are presenting us with a fresh …

The Success Story Of 2014 – Talking With Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream’s Andrew Carl And Josh O’Neill At SPX

By Devon Saunders Full disclosure: I’ve known writer and Locust Moon Comics co-publisher Andrew Carl for close to two decades. I was the manager of the comic shop he regularly frequented. I sold him his first and last Spawn comic. …

Gendercrunching July 2014 – Plus Female Characters Within And Without Female-Led Books

By Tim Hanley DC rose and Marvel fell, but ultimately Marvel had the higher percentage of female creators for the second straight month. We also take a look a female characters, both in terms of general representation and female-led books. …

Swipe File: Kamiya Yuu Of No Game No Life

Well, I don’t have to do the heavy lifting on this one. A Twitter account has been set up to look at the similarities between the work of Kamiya Yuu of No Game No Life and all manner of other …

Uderzo Family Settle Their Differences Over Asterix Legacy

After seven years not speaking to each other (and with a few lawsuits in the middle), a statement has been released stating that the co-creator of Asterix, Albert Uderzo and his wife Ada Uderzo have reconciled with their daughter Sylvie Uderzo, ending a seven-year conflict of …

Speculator Corner: X-Force #1 Bagged With Deadpool Card. Really?

Dear me no… another one to go back issue bin diving for. In this case, the local landfill may also prove fortuitous. When Marvel relaunched New Mutants as X-Force #1 with Rob Liefeld, they did so by bagging the comic …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Gotham Vs. Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

By Erik Grove Welcome back to another installment of Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week I’m going to compare and contrast two of the biggest TV premiers for genre fans! Here we go, folks. This is what we’ve been waiting for. …

The Bleed Episode 6: Reading Six Gun Gorilla With Jim Zub

The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors David Dissanayake, Joseph Schmidt, and Sam Morse. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss all things comics with a new professional every week. On the docket for the week is Six-Gun Gorilla, the BOOM! …

Brian K. Vaughan To Make Rare Signing Appearance In San Francisco This November

Brian K. Vaughan will be making a very rare signing appearance in San Francisco at Comix Experience on November 22nd in celebration of the release of the first Saga hardcover collection. For ordering information and signing details go here. This …

Retro Con 2014 Preview: 2014 Is So 1984

By Jared Cornelius With the bluster and noise of San Diego Comic Con over and New York Comic Con less than a month away I was interested in looking for a smaller con experience that could offer a little less size for more personality.  Imagine …

Saga #23: The Plot Thickens…

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra It’s always a happy day when I go to my local comic book store to pick up a new issue of Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. It’s an even happier day when the …

‘Something About Big, Spectacularly Large Monsters Just Makes Me All Warm And Fuzzy’ – Geoff Shaw Talks A Town Called Dragon

This week, a highly unusual comic hit the stands, one that not only features an dragon to curdle the blood of those who think they are fairy-tale cute, but also one that’s a fully rendered pencilled series preserving the obsessive …

Destiny Is Exactly The Game You Think It Is: An Alternate Perspective

By Sage Ashford At some point in your gaming career, you will be guilty of falling for hype.  Not long ago, I was sitting in my friends’ apartment, discussing how my Playstation 4 had gone woefully underused over the summer. …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – From Futures End To New Avengers, Outcast, Batman Eternal, Roche Limit 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. Make sure to check out their Facebook page! They say: Books included in …

3 Ways Readers And Creators Can Reap Benefits From DC’s Multiverse Map

By Hilton Collins DC Comics released the Multiverse Map this past summer, which depicts how things like all those multiple Earths relate to Apokolips, New Genesis, Hell, Heaven, the Source, the Speed Force, and other areas and essences that are …

The Buzzkill Universe Is Returning – Talking With Eliot Rahal About DHP, Archer & Armstrong, And More

By Alex Wilson Eliot Rahal has been featured in Dark Horse Presents and will be featured in the upcoming 25th issue of Archer & Armstrong from Valiant. I had a chance to sit down and talk with him about his …