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Silver for Timely’s Golden Age and Gold for Marvel’s Silver Age

By Ryan Michael While Marvel is unquestionably the top dog in the comic-world today, that wasn’t always the case. During the “Golden Age” of the 1930′s and 1940′s, National Allied Publications (DC Comics) were the leaders, pioneers and grandfathers of …

37 Thoughts About 37 Comics – The Movement, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, Crossed, Inhuman, Green Lantern, Caliban, Starlight, Action Comics, Field, She-Hulk, Dead Letters, Beautiful Scars, God Is Dead, Loki, New Warriors, Captain America, Revelations, Green Arrow, Garfield, Suicide Risk, Pretty Deadly, Secret, Revival, Adventure Time, Quantum And Woody, GI Joe, Artifacts, Sinister Dexter, Gate Way, Rogue Trooper, Monster & Madman, Judge Dredd, Green Hornet, Shotgun Wedding, Turok Dinosaur Hunter and Archer And Armstrong

Welcome to another week’s worth of comic books. Could we have the first privilege check in a Marvel comic? Testicles mistaken for fruit? and did Captain America give away some spoilery scenes ahead of the Winter Soldier movie? Let’s have …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Ultimate Spider-Man To Caliban And Moon Knight

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

Forty-Three Thoughts About Forty-Three Comics – Veil, Darkness, New Warriors, Nova, Tales Of Honor, Action Comics, Uncanny X-Men, Phantom Stranger, Moon Knight, Wolverine & The X-Men, Wild Blue Yonder, Sinister Dexter, Gate-Way, Rogue Trooper, She-Hulk, Loki, The Movement, Arkham War, Earth 2, Batwing, Green Lantern, Adventure Time, Evil Empire, Wild Blue Yonder, Suicide Risk, Garfield, Day Men, Shadow Now, Twilight Zone, Bad Blood, Terminator, Lobster Johnson, Grindhouse, Victories, Catalyst Comix, Apocalypse Al, Drumhellar, Clone, Evil Empire, Revival, Saviors, Velvet And Secret

You know that time when you catch the subway but you forgot your wallet because you left it in your jacket at home along with all your other clothes, shoes and accoutrements? So does Veil. Also, how many of those …

Essential 8 Comics From The Shelf For February – Superman, Talking Dinosaurs, Vulgar British-isms and More

By Erik Grove I’ve read a lot of comic books and I read new books every week. There are a lot of things that keep me coming back week after week but the best reason is that I know my …

Fred Guardineer Action Comics #15 Superman Cover Original Art Sells for $286,800

The original art for the cover of Action Comics #15 has sold at Heritage Auctions today for $286,800.  The 1939 piece by Fred Guardineer was just the 5th Superman cover ever created (behind Action Comics #1, 7, 10, and 13), …

Bleeding Cool’s Best Comic Panels of 2013

This year, we asked our Bleeding Cool writers to contribute their picks for the Best Comic Panels of 2013, and the votes are in. From the serious and thought-provoking to the wild and raucous expressions comics are more than capable …

Superman – Faster Than A Speeding Drone

Drones drones drones. It’s all anyone can talk about. Whether it’s the US bombing Pakistan or everyday gun toting Americans threatening to blow Amazon’s new delivery system out of the air, or toy drones as the hot toy for Christmas, …

From The $112,016 Curt Swan Action Comics 309 Cover To The $10,158 Mike Grell Karate Kid 1 Cover – And Other Original Art Results

Last week was a busy one for original art collectors, with major pieces going on the auction block at both Hake’s and Heritage.  Out of a rather full slate of strong results, the sale of the cover of Action Comics #309 …

Anatomy Lessons – Action Comics #775

Brandon Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool: “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, & The American Way?” by Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke, and Lee Bermejo It’s impossible to discuss this particular issue of Action Comics now without also discussing Man of …

Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Two Comics – Painkiller Jane, Captain America, Batman/Superman, Batwing, Green Arrow, Mighty Avengers, The Movement, Superman Unchained, Red Sonja Legends, Detective Comics, Action Comics, Iron Man, Longshot, The Star Wars, Victories, East Of West, Amazing X-Men, Ten Grand, Spawn, Grindhouse, Occultist, Fatale, Uber, Absolution, Drumhellar, Alex + Ada, Baltimore: Infernal, Cobra Files, Dark Cybertron, Morning Glories And Classic Dredd

Welcome to the most popular weekly column on Bleeding Cool. You keep reading it, I’ll keep writing it! So, what’s happening in today’s comics (with a bunch of peeks you won’t find elsewhere).. and we start with a little bit …

Thirty-Four Thoughts About Thirty-Four Comics – Uber, Grindhouse, Garfield, Spawn, Mara, Lazarus, Mind The Gap, Fantomex, Action Comics, All New X-Men Special, Mighty Avengers, Infinity Hunt, Movement, Earth 2, The Star Wars, CBLDF Liberty Annual, Hinterkind, Witching Hour, Hit, Robocop, Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth, Crossed Badlands, Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, Mighty Avengers, Detective Comics, Iron Man, Hunger, Bushido, Spera, Quantum And Woody, Shadowman, Suicide Risk, Bedlam And Occultist

Okay folks, I’ve just read a lot of comics this week. I’m coming up for air. We start as we mean to go on, with Uber #6 by Kieron Gillen and Canaan White. And rather than live live soley in …

Could We Have A Zod Of The Jungle Spinoff Sometime?

Welcome folks, to Zod, Lord Of The Jungle. As seen in today’s Action Comics #23.2 Zod #1. Dead parents, Kryptonian jungle, and a whole childhood growing up dealing with the flora and fauna of an unfamiliar and deadly planet. Especially …

Everyone Wants New 52 Characters To Lose Their Limbs Right Now

At Boston Comic Con this weekend, Scott Snyder took to the DC Comics panel to talk about his plans for Batman. We referred to a few of them yesterday. But he also revealed the original plan for Death Of The …

Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Superior Spider-Man, Iron Man, Cyberforce, Robocop, Burn The Ophanage, Satellite Sam, Sheltered, Trillium, Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, Dial H, Hunger, The Movement, Action Comics, Detective Comics, Luther Strode

Time for another run through the week’s comic books, in the most most popular weekly column at Bleeding Cool, X Thoughts About X. Every neighbourhood watch should have a Robocop. Maybe every neighbourhood watch will. Superior Spider-Man not only has …

Anatomy Lessons – Action Comics #761

Brandon Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool: “For A Thousand Years…”  by Joe Kelly & German Garcia Joe Kelly is one of the most underrated comics writers of the Modern Age. Now clearly, he’s certainly enjoyed a long and successful career …

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (Interior Art)

by Cameron Hatheway I was never very good at painting. All my portraits of friends and family ended up very bright and colorful, with the same watermelon slice-shaped smile on everyone’s face. My biggest fear was mixing colors, for I …

Action Comics – By Your Command

As Action Comics continues it’s own version of MODOK and AIM with the big headed Hector Hammond and HIVE, so it also introduces its own version of the Guardians Of The Galaxy, complete with green skinned babe. Welcome to the …