The internet’s original and best-known comic book reporter, Johnston has been covering the industry since he started posting his column on rec.arts.comics in 1992. His trademark mix of hard news and salacious gossip went through a number of incarnations, including Rich’s Revelations on the Twist and Shout Comics website, All the Rage for Silver Bullet Comic Books, and Lying in the Gutters for Comic Book Resources. Rich is the founder and head writer of Bleeding Cool, and the primary contributor of the site’s comic book industry news stories. He has written comics such as Watchmensch, The Flying Friar, Holed Up and The Avengefuls.
Longtime teacher, maker, and blogger of things on film, Brendon is head writer and editor for the movie and TV industry content on Bleeding Cool. He created the FilmIck website and later blogged about the industry for Slashfilm. He was the weekly film news guy on CBS WJFK’s Movie Show with Kevin McCarthy and Josh Hilton, the weekly film reviews guy on JACK FM’s The Sunday Roast and has two weekly slots on Glide FM looking at new releases and Blu-ray and DVD titles.
Co-founder and Creative Director of Bleeding Cool parent company Avatar Press, Seifert was a longtime contributor to Wizard Magazine during their formative years. He blogs about recent developments in vintage comics, original art, comics history, and breaking news for Bleeding Cool.
Senior New York Correspondent, she contributes to Bleeding Cool by dunking her head in pop culture ooze and retrieving a few quotes, concocts books about Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman for Sequart.org, and stalks the wilds of comic cons fuelled by triple espressos. Do comment on her t-shirts, especially if you know what they mean.
One of the world’s greatest comic book writers, writing everything from The Authority to Transmetropolitan to X-Men. He is responsible for the comic behind the hit movie Red and is currently working on a series of novels.
His series of columns for Bleeding Cool are best sellers in book form. They will return soon.
A Batman editor for a decade, transforming the character from a sixties joke to the Dark Knight we know today.
He is now a tutor for the New York University, where he teaches comic book masterclasses, for which he writes and accompanying column when they are in session.
LA screenwriter and screen reader, Adi reads far more movie scripts than will ever get made, looking for the gems. He shares his insightful wisdom each week on Bleeding Cool.
Marvel’s The Watcher, and movie vlogger comes to Bleeding Cool with two epiosdes of Think About The Ink every week. Clever, insightful commentary on the comic book industry.
From the front line of comic retailer, at A Comic Shop in Florida. His specialist knowledge of the week’s upcoming comics, as well as his desire to sell that love to their customers has made him one of the best known retailers in the industry.
Co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool.
Writer, podcaster and speaker who has attended and spoken at conventions across three continents. You can hear him each week on the Pop Culture Hound podcast (www.popculturehound.com) and follow him on Twitter at @popculturehound. Feel free to say hi in San Diego and buy him a beer … He should be easy to spot in his Shaky Kane-designed PCH t-shirt.
Responsible for the “Afterwards They Will Explode” video feature on Bleeding Cool. He’ll be traversing the halls of the convention center, shooting silly internet videos and likely suffering from severe dehydration. . You can watch his videos here.
Senior Cosplay Correspondent of Bleeding Cool. He’s a cosplayer that moonlights as a photographer. He treats convention cosplayers like a game of Pokemon…Gotta Catch ‘Em All. See his work at www.facebook.com/
Reviewer, commentator and the man behind the production of The Weekly Bleed on Bleeding Cool. No, he can not get you Toni or Yvette’s phone number or email address, please stop asking him.
As a research student, Elizabeth spent years studying the historic relationship between American public mentalities and classic comic book superheroes. Now she uses her academic eye to give her critical opinion on the latest titles, regardless of whether or not the main character wears a cape. Elizabeth is enrolled at Fordham University Lincoln Center in New York City.
Comics retailer in Phoenix Arizona, Jesse James attends every comic con and loves them all. Never remoive his baseball cap.
Writer and college teacher in the Philadelphia and New Jersey area. He is currently working on several projects, including a comic book series called African Odyssey, about a time-traveling history professor from future Africa. Whether he ever gets through the research stage remains to be seen. He loves comics, literature, film, history, and travel, and takes moderate pleasure in linguistics, martial arts, and describing himself in the third-person. Follow him on @brokenquiver
Creator and writer of LGBTQ superhero team series, The Pride, along with co-writing on Welsh zombie horror-comedy, Stiffs. He has also been known to write for Gay Times magazine, Sidekickcast and Bleeding Cool. He’s generally a great big, fuzzy, laid back Welsh gay.
Although Michele’s dossier appears to be highly classified, some intel has gathered from our field operatives. Behind the cover of a 9 to 5 job, it has been leaked that she is really an independent media scholar who regularly writes about spies, espionage and James Bond. She has been spotted at cons and special events along the West Coast since 2006 and this year has been covering many of those events with articles and photography. She has been known to enjoy Pomegranate vodka and rum on occasion and blogs at Spyfi & Superspies.
Chicago resident interviewer with the biggest contact list in comics. As comfortable talking to the small presses as he is to the biggest movie directors, Greg tracks down the most interesting of comic book life experiences.
This fifteen year old British-based comics fan is Bleeding Cool’s youngest regular correspondent, even if he uses language more expected of an eighteen year old. Full of enthusim, excitement and keen wit, he’s a popular new part of the site, though currently on an educational sabbatical.
Alex De Campi
Music video director and comic book writer, Alex De Campi writes Uncanny Valleygirl for Bleeding Cool, offering deep digital comic analysis.
British-based film journalist, Hannah has a keen eye for a story and the dogged determination to track it down. An essential new participant at Bleeding Cool
The Marvel Zombie setting out to review DC Comics with a rather rarified perspective. Controversial, for all the right reasons.
Respected contributor of TV and movie reviews and analysis. He likes a lot of things. Probably more than you.
Craig is an equal opportunities film lover. His Masters of Cinema Monthly column showcases his broad tastes, knowledge and keen eyes and ears for detail. If you’re particularly nice to him he might write more for us, so I’d recommend sending flowers.
Paul W Franklin
Bleeding Cool’s resident film extra, detailing his every experience on set.
Google Gourmand, when he’s not writing about food, he writes about comics minority issues in No More Mutants. Currently on secondment to Comics Alliance.
Burlesque performer, and appearing in Alan Moore’s upcoming film Jimmy’s End, Khandie is a recent recruit to geekdom but dived in with both feet.
Dirk Manning is a multiple-time published author through Image Comics/Shadowline who has also moonlighted as a comic journalist for many years on the side. He contributes occasional articles, essays and such to BLEEDING COOL when the stars enter their proper alignment. Google him or more about who he is and what he does… if you’re into that sort of thing.
Drinks beer, talks about it.