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Hand Out Comics, Not Candy, Tonight

We always have a gaggle of kids at 8 Robin Hood Lane in Kingston Vale, London, every Hallowe’en. Why? Because a few years ago I decided to give out comics books instead of comics, sweets and candy at Hallowe’en. Aiming …

Talking To Bill Jemas About His Night Of The Living Dead Comics From Take 2/Double Take… And Other Things

The word is out. Double Take, the comic book division of Take Two Interactive Software is publishing a series of new comics , starting with the first scenes from the first episodes of three graphic novels: Rise, Soul and Insurrection. …

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It’s The Halloween Interview With Mike Mignola! Returning To Classic Hellboy And Old School Horror With A Master Storyteller

Who better to celebrate Halloween with here on Bleeding Cool than Mike Mignola? Recently, the 13 Days of Hellboy event really demonstrated the breadth and scope of the Hellboy Universe, and the seemingly endless variety of tales that can be …

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In One Week, In Two Weeks… From Ghost Fleet To Tooth And Claw

In one week, the launch of Spider-Verse Team-Up, Ghost Fleet, Tooth And Claw, Humans, American Legends, The Over The Garden Wall Special, Fairy Quest Outcasts, John Carter Warlord Terrible Lizard and Eternal Warrior. And the week after? The launch of Grindhouse, Itty …

Swipe File: Dom Tag Vs. Joe Quesada

This is a grafitti mural in the Bronx, from Dom Tag. This is Joe Quesada‘s cover for Batman Gallery. All fine? Well yes, except for Dom Tag prints coming soon Joe Quesada is Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Comics now. He …

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“I Fell In Love With Pat Savage When I Was About 10 Years Old” – David Walker Talks Doc Savage

In December Dynamite has a new Doc Savage Special coming out written by David Walker. Byron Brewer caught up with the writer to talk about the special and the Woman of Bronze. BYRON BREWER: Doc Savage is all over the …

And Finally… Ben Templesmith’s Attack On Titan, Literally

It’s always nice to end the day with some entertaining artwork. And as Kodansha prepare for the release of the fourteenth volume of Attack On Titan next week, Ben Templesmith makes some Titan-inspired imagery. By being rather literal about the …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Flash Gordon #6 And Purgatori #2 Plus New FOC Covers

Dynamite Entertainment is offering up some new covers as retailer incentives at the Final Order Cutoff date for Flash Gordon #7, Purgatori #3 and The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow #6. Besides the covers below, we also have the full issues …

The Bleed Episode 10: Reading The Little Prince With Ryan Burton, Danni Norris And Chase Magnett

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. Back to basics …

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Exorcising Prices – Digital Comics Deals For Hallowe’en 2014

Nothing says Hallowe’en more than reading digital comics in the dark, only lit by the glow of a tablet… and here’s a way to get a bunch cheap. The Sequential App is giving away 666 copies of David Hine‘s graphic …

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Go On – Let’s Have An Annotated Reading Of Multiversity: The Just

By Sage Ashford This is our first introduction to the heroes of Earth-16, a world where the “original” heroes did their job so well, all that’s left for their successors is the life of celebrity. …Or at least, that’s how …

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Southern Bastards #5: Same Great Taste, Just As Filling

By Alex Mansfield It’s important to take a rest after a big meal. Let everything settle, work its way through the digestive tract before digging into that waiting slice of pie. And after that huge heap of raw, ensanguined ribs …

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Candy Shortage Leads To Candy Snatching In Costume Quest Graphic Novel

By Cameron Hatheway Halloween: the one time of year when the rest of the world cosplays along with us. The only real difference is the obscene amount of candy. Just in time for all things tricky and treaty comes Costume …

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Gendercrunching August 2014 – The Big Two Fall From August Last Year But Variant Covers Show Some Developments

By Tim Hanley The overall percentage of female creators at DC and Marvel dropped in August, resulting in one of the lowest combined totals since this project began more than three years ago, with both publishers in single digits. We …

Peter Parker Back With Mary Jane And May Day…

Marvel keep putting these out. And we’ll keep running them. Another alternate world being explored in Secret Wars… Probably. And this one based on the now-deleted marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson… As if it had continued without …

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When Scroobius Pip Went Round To Alan Moore’s House For An Hour And A Half

Scroobius Pip, poet/spoken word artist/rapper/musician has a rather brilliant podcast up, he recorded with Alan Moore at Alan’s house. Totally unedited, an hour and a half of conversation between the two points of view. You can find it here in …

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Keeping The Massive Secret With Brian Wood – Writer’s Commentary On The Massive #28

Brian Wood writes, MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD – I’d advise anyone to not only have read the series up to this point, but also this week’s #28 before going any further. The Massive is a 30-issue series leading up to a …

Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire And The Riveras Show Their Stuff In The Valiant Reader

Recently, Valiant Entertainment released a free promo book, The Valiant: First Look. Not a lot of people saw it. Well, here’s a chance to rectify that. Matt Kindt and Jeff Lemire, with Paulo Rivera and Joe Rivera redefining the new …

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Can A Woman Direct Wonder Woman? Will She Be Given The Chance?

So yesterday’s news about plans I’d been informed about, regarding the upcoming slate of Wonder Woman films, seem to have gone down pretty well. Though there are some quibbles, as to how the character won’t age and hopes that Warners …

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Wolfgang Matzl Animates The ABCs Of Death

Last year we ran a piece on Wolfgang Matzl‘s paper-cut-out version of Inception. And his puppets made out of meat. As a result of these videos, Metzl got to direct and animate the opening credits for ABCs Of Death 2. He used …

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Erik’s Weekly Watch – The Horror of Election Season: Alpha House Returns

By Erik Grove Welcome to a terrifying special edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! It’s October 31st and that can only mean one thing for ghouls, monsters and things that stalk the night; the US midterm national elections are happening next …

Celebrating Clive Barker’s Contributions To Horror

By Brandon Engel Clive Barker burst onto the horror scene in the 1980s with his The Books of Blood series, and he immediately began receiving praise from the industry’s heaviest hitters, including Stephen King. Instead of remaining content with his …

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A First Look At Final Fantasy Type-O HD And More From Square Enix

By Madeline Ricchiuto I had the ability to demo a few games by Square Enix a few weeks ago, including the newest installment of the Final Fantasy franchise and a few others. The usual Final Fantasy game uses turn-based gameplay, …

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Terra Battle Is A Forward-Thinking RPG

By Sage Ashford I’ll admit that when Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi announced that his studio Mistwalker’s next project, Terra Battle, would be another mobile title, I was beyond skeptical: I was flat out uninterested.  I’ve long been a detractor …

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Arrow: The Magician – This Week In Recap

By Rich Epstein [*Spoilers for Arrow: The Magician below!] It’s been three episodes since Sara died and the Arrow team is still dealing with the repercussions.  This week’s episode begins with Nyssa holding Oliver at arrow-point and demanding to know …

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Casting For Supergirl Begins – What They Are Looking For

This will come as no big surprise, but the casting for the new Supergirl series for CBS is being done by the same company that cast Arrow and The Flash. Being that Greg Berlanti is involved, the choice seemed obvious. …

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SyFy Releases Trailer For New 12 Monkeys Series

SyFy has released the first trailer for their new series 12 Monkeys based on the Bruce Willis film from 1995. The new series follows Cole (Aaron Stanford) as he is sent back in time from 2043 to find and stop …

The First Wonder Woman Movie To Be Set In The 1920s, And Its Sequel During World War II

We know there’s a Wonder Woman movie coming in 2017. We know it will star Gal Gadot in the lead, and she also appears in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice. But as of this date, we presumed it would …

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HBO Locks Up Game Of Thrones Principal Actors For Seventh Season

HBO has secured its principal actors for a seventh season of Game of Thrones. The actors who were all signed through a sixth season have renegotiated for a seventh season which has them making roughly $300,000 per episode starting with …

Ex Machina Trailer Released On-Line (UPDATE)

Ex Machina is the directorial debut of Alex Garland (Dredd) and stars Domnhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander. The film focuses on the relationship between humans and artificial intelligence as a young programmer is put into an experiment by …

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A First Look At 505 Games’ Newest Titles – Ember And How To Survive: Storm Warning

By Madeline Ricchiuto 505 Games held a media showcase to show off their newest titles at New York Comic Con, including the expanded How to Survive: Storm Warning edition and the mobile game Ember. Ember, despite being a mobile OS …

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Is The Same, High Quality Game As Before

By Sage Ashford Though I’ll confess to not playing nearly as many games as I should, Sleeping Dogs was arguably my game of the generation for the WiiPS360 era. Combining solid gameplay with a gripping story and set in an …

Constantine And Zed In The Honeymoon Suite

NBC has released this clip from Friday night’s Constantine where Zed Martin (Angelica Celaya) is waiting for John (Matt Ryan) in his room… the honeymoon suite. We can get a feel for the type of relationship these two are going …

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First Look At Terminator Genisys Images Including Who?

Entertainment Weekly has shared their covers for their upcoming issue that feature the stars of the upcoming film Terminator Genisys (which will take me forever to get used to spelling). Cover one features Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah …

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Chadwick Boseman Signs Five Picture Deal With Marvel

The new member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be around a while. According to Deadline, Chadwick Boseman has signed a five picture deal with the studio to portray the Black Panther. The deal is said to begin with Captain …

The Meek Shall Inherit The 1UP: Non-Violence In Gaming

By. J. Michael Neal The recently released Alien: Isolation made headlines when it was announced that the game would give players the option to complete it without killing anyone. This news was upsetting in its newsworthiness – the fact that …