Category Archives: Recent Updates

Taking In The Travelling Man Derek Danger Exhibit And Pints & Pencils Event At Thought Bubble: #TBF14

Bleeding Cool is here in Leeds in the UK for this weekend’s Though Bubble Comic Art Festival, and taking in the sights ahead of the show. Rich Johnston and I have been trawling the local comic shops and annoying the …

‘Guilty’ Avoids Interesting Questions – Recapping This Week’s Arrow

By Rich Epstein Last week, Arrow ended with Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) in the middle of a nightmare in which he is the one who killed Sara Lance (Caity Lotz).  This week’s episode, “Guilty”, picks up with an obviously distracted …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – That Was Fun, Let’s Do It Again: The Blacklist Fall Finale

By Erik Grove Welcome back to an all-new, all-different edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! First, I want to apologize for last week’s interruption. A demon virus burrowed into my lungs and brain, enfeebling my jaunty column-writing faculties and rendering me …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Batman, Captain America, Wild’s End, Drifter, Thor, 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. …

OSSM Comics Follows Xenoglyphs With Separators – Talking With Omar Spahi About Fun Global Conspiracies

By Alex Wilson Omar Spahi returns to comics with a follow up to his first series Xenoglyphs from OSSM Comics. You might remember Spahi from his series that wrapped up a few months ago titled Thaniel, a four issue series that …

Live From The Comic Shop – Drifter #1, Wytches #2, Batgirl #36

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra What’s better than being at Conquest Comics in Bayville, NJ reviewing new releases? Being at Conquest Comics in Bayville, NJ reviewing new releases, with two really awesome statues Anna and Elsa from Frozen watching me as …

Celebrating 50 Years Of Al Jaffee’s Mad Fold-In Art

By Olumide Mad Magazine artist and writer Al Jaffee is celebrating a milestone. It has now been fifty years since the first appearance of his fold-in was featured in issue 86 of Mad Magazine in 1964. The Scott Eder Gallery …

Deep State #1: You’ll See What They Want You To See

By Alex Mansfield A common refrain heard in regards to first issues is the lack of information provided within the inaugural twenty or so pages. While one can debate the inanity of complaining about not having an entire story being …

Who Would You Pledge? Wytches #2 Makes You Wonder How Well You Know Your Family

I’ve found one use for the comic Wytches that writer Scott Snyder, artist Jock, and colorist Matthew Hollingsworth probably never intended: staving off the shackles of jetlag after a red-eye flight. I find myself in Leeds ahead of the Thought …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Batman’s Eric Border Before You Read Batman #36

The DC Comics character Eric Border, orderly at Arkham Asylum, has appeared in five comic books to date. Today’s Batman #36 makes it his sixth. If you have read the issue in question, you may suddenly be gripped by a …

Sweet Release! LEGO Batman 3, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Assassin’s Creed Unity & Rogue, Sonic Boom, Pro Evo Soccer

By Jared Cornelius It’s time again for your weekly update on the video game release calendar, welcome back to Sweet Release!  After last week’s relative lull thanks to Call of Duty’s ominous presence, our calendar is filled again with a huge slate of triple A releases.  …

A Comic Show – Black Cap, Female Thor, And Douchey Iron Man!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I’m back with a fat stack of new comics now! Marvel wins the week, we have a bunch of Image books, and a couple of Bat-books to round …

From Strip To Script – Uncanny X-Men #295

By Josh Hechinger I want to say I first heard about this writing exercise in one Matt Fraction interview or another: you take a finished page of a comic, and write a script from it. It’s a kind of reverse …

Spotlight On Indie Comics – Featuring Return To Rander, Signed, The Gatecrashers, Modern Polaxis, American Nature, Masterplasty And Kurt Cobain: When I Was An Alien

By Shawn Perry Greetings True Bleeders! It’s time for another edition of Indie Spotlight: the semi-regular column dedicated to the wonderful world of self-publishing! There are so many great stories out there in the zeitgeist of our collective conscious and …

Preview This Week’s 2000AD – Greysuit, Judge Dredd, Kingdom: Aux Drift, Stickleback, Ichabod Azrael

This week sees the arrival of 2000AD’s Prog 1907 ahead of several releases from them in the month of December, so stay tuned. But this week on Wednesday, November 12th in print in the UK, digitally worldwide, and a little …

The SML Podcast – Undiscovered Soothsayers, Diablo III, Sunset Overdrive, Forza Horizon 2, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Grand Theft Auto V And More

By Joe Cammisa     Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 91: Undiscovered Soothsayers, here on Bleeding Cool! This week is a bit of a crapshoot as our scheduled guest got super busy and …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Captain America To Superior Iron Man, Deep State, Drifter, And More

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

Marjorie Liu To Write A Number Of Titles From Image Comics

Image Expo already announced that Marjorie Liu would be attending January’s Image Expo event. Paranormal romance novelist, Liu has worked almost exclusively in comics for Marvel, with small dalliances for Red Sonja at Dynamite and for Jim Henson’s Storyteller at Archaia. But now she seems set …