Category Archives: Recent Updates

Talking Comics Takes On Banned Books Week Live At Broadmoore Library In Shreveport, Louisiana

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Our very own Bleeding Cool friends Talking Comics got involved in Banned Books Week in Shreveport, Louisiana by doing a live show at Broadmoor Library. Ain’t that the coolest? They hail from Excalibur Comics, …

Webcomic Spotlight: Ian Jay Hacks The Planet With 90′s Infused Anthro-Cyberpunk In Crossed Wires

By Jason Karlson Each and every single one of Ian Jay’s comic creations sounds like one of the greatest film that was never made, ever. The descriptions of each read like the fevered elevator pitch of some fresh-faced starry-eyed youngster …

Long Beach Comic Con Programming Brought Out Diversity, Writing Tips, Key Anniversaries, And Creating Dynamic Female Characters In Comics

By Michele Brittany A full schedule of panels throughout both days at the Long Beach Comic Con offered how to workshops, anniversary commemorations of popular comic IPs, as well as topical discussions about issues the industry faces today, and these …

A Cop With Realistic, Technology-Driven Superpowers – Dissecting Nowhere Man With Jerome Walford at New York Comic Con

By Shawn Perry ‘Sup from the Big City, Bleeders! Among the many creators that I had the pleasure of speaking with during New York Comic-Con one of the most impressive was Jerome Walford, creator of Nowhere Man. Walford is a …

Dawn Of The Unread: Zombies And Interactive Comics In The Classroom

By Olly MacNamee Released for free and online on the 8th of every month, Nottingham’s Dawn of The Unread is a brave venture into webcomics with a simple mission statement: get more people reading, encourage better literacy levels. Created by …

Finally Ready To Talk About Batgirl #35 (UPDATE From Brenden Fletcher)

Christine Marie Vinciquarra As most of you know, the Batgirl series has been taken over by a new creative team consisting of, Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, and Babs Tarr. Their first issue, #35, was released last Wednesday, and it has taken me …

The Annual Autumn Long Beach Comic Con Continues To Hit The Spot, Plus Photogallery

By Michele Brittany The last weekend of September heralded the return of the sixth annual Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC), organized once again by Martha Donato, co-founder and executive director, and Phil Lawrence co-founder and sales director. The two-day con …

A Piggy’s Tale # 3 Shows Us That A Hero Comes In All Sizes

By Julz Hendricks There are so many things to love about A Piggy’s Tale. It’s all ages, has an encouraging message, and its main character is a brave superhero dog. Piggy is not just a story though, but a real …

IDW’s Blaze Brothers Is Soaked With Blood, Adrenaline…And Fun

By Abdulkareem Baba Aminu From the get-go, I was tempted to place the Blaze Brothers comic book on a shelf with all kinds of pop culture mainstays like buddy movies, revenge thrillers or even some Korean films. As I went …

Rising From The East: 6 New Comics From India Reviewed

By Akshay Dhar Thank’s to everyone who’s checking this article out – it’s a companion piece to the recent post covering the Bangalore Comic Con 2014 and is basically a run-down of all the newly released comics that I was …

Break Into Comics Writing With Darby Pop At IDW’s Script Contest

By Michele Brittany If you are an aspiring comic book writer, then opportunity is knocking at your door. Now through Wednesday, October 22, Darby Pop is holding a contest to find the best script for a one-shot issue. Darby Pop, …

The 30 Books That Found Me At New York Comic Con: From Valiant To Boom, IDW, Black Mask, And More

It’s become something of a tradition for me to get home from a convention or show and dump out all my bags to check out what books “found me” since I’m rarely organized about what I manage to pick up …

Sweet Release! Borderlands The Pre-Sequel!, The Evil Within, The Walking Dead Seasons 1 & 2, Sleeping Dogs, PlayStation TV, Duck Dynasty

By Jared Cornelius Welcome back for another rundown of the week’s hot new video game tape releases.  This week we’ve got two main themes, re-releases and horror, with a bit of both blended in for good measure.  That’s right, dear reader, we’re getting a …

What I Learned About Comics At The Wizard World Comic Con In Nasheville – From Love And The Green Lantern To Superstar Artists Insights

By Cat Taylor Now that a few weeks have passed since the Wizard World Comic Con in Nashville, I have had a little time to digest the experience and pour over my notes from the panels of comics creators. I …

Pop Culture Hounding Greg Ruth On Indeh

By Chris Thompson After last week’s epic discussion with Emma Rios, Alison Sampson & David Lafuente at D.I.C.E. (which you can still listen to here), this time I’m back with creator Greg Ruth (Conan, The Lost Boy, Indeh) to finish …

The Twisted Side Of Hollywood Through The Eyes Of An Auteur – Oni’s Hit Comes To Trade

By Cameron Hatheway I knew I was in for something deranged when I first saw the cover of The Auteur. You start to feel incredibly uncomfortable if you look at it for too long, and need a nice hot shower …

The Big One: 320 Photos Of Cosplay At New York Comic Con 2014

In addition to the stunning cosplay galleries presented to us from New York Comic Con by our Senior Cosplay Correspondent and Comics and Cosplay host Ian Mageto, numbering 135 photos, and 151 photos already, we have “The Big One” now, …

JM DeMatteis And Paul Johnson’s Mercy For DC/Vertigo Comes Back Into Print From Dover Books

At Bleeding Cool we’ve been loving what Dover Books have been doing of late, taking classic out of print graphic novels and putting them back into print in an enhanced form. So A Sailor’s Story takes two Marvel volumes and …