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Ch-Ch-Changes For Marvel Now, And DC Comics For All Of 2014 (UPDATE)

Not too many credit changes to report this week, as opposed to last week’s monster list. Just that Avengers #37 will be drawn by Mike Deodato, not Stefano Caselli. That X-Force #11 will be drawn by Rock-He Kim, not Tan Eng Huat. And Jordie …

Your Ten Page Uncorrected Preview Of The New-Look Yellow-Dr Martened Batgirl #35.

Today is the Final Order Cut-Off date for retailers to order the new-look Batgirl #35. Orders are up, DC have already discounted the price for retailers further and they are going for a final push to boost the numbers for …

Auteur Theory, Attitude, And Visual Style In Greg Rucka’s New Gotham

By Bart Bishop The tide is changing at DC Comics. Ever since the New 52 revamp in 2011, there’s been a sustained “House Style” across the line in both aesthetic and narrative tone. The Batman franchise, in particular, has suffered …

Cassandra Cain And Stephanie Brown Back As Batgirl – And Welcome Tiffany!

This week, Batgirl: Futures End #1 is all about the fanservice. In a good way, of course…. Welcome to the League Of Batgirls, from Gail Simone and Javier Garron. And in Gail Simone’s final final issue of the series, she is finally …

The Yellow Doc Martens Batgirl Is A Smash Hit

DC Comics Senior VP Bob Wayne is involved in what is considered a Farewell Tour. The face of the publisher to retailers for decades, he has chosen to leave DC when they move from New York to Burbank. He is …

Gail Simone And Ken Lashley’s Secret Six Launches From DC Comics

Gail Simone is relaunching Secret Six with Ken Lashley from DC Comics in December, announced in the LA Times. We Informed You Of This At A Previous Juncture, of course. When Gail Simone walked off Batgirl, she promised she had …

The Return Of Cassandra Cain As Black Bat In Today’s Batwing: Futures End #1… Or Is It?

Well, folk wondered how long we’d ave to wait until the return of Cassandra Cain in the New 52. Well, we finally have an answer. Five More Years. Maybe. Because in Batwing: Future End #1, out today, we get a …

A Bigger Batgirl And A Bigger Len Wein

The fifth Batgirl New 52 Hardcover, Deadline, is getting a little fatter. The solicitation read, BATGIRL VOL. 5: DEADLINE HC Written by GAIL SIMONE and MARGUERITE BENNETT Art by ROBERT GILL, FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by ALEX GARNER …

13 DC Trade Paperbacks You Need To Buy Now Before They Go Out Of Print Forever

DC Comics has informed retailers that the following trade paperback collections have a few copies left in the warehouse but will be going out of print very shortly. And that DC Comics have no intention of republishing them. Okay which …

Let’s Take A Moment To Thank Gail Simone For Batgirl And For Creating New Readers

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra When I woke up on Wednesday morning I was a little sad, knowing that Gail Simone’s last issue of Batgirl was coming out. I had been anticipating reading it, but was overwhelmed with concern because the …

Gail Simone’s Last Batgirl – And Everyone’s Smiling (SPOILERS)

Bleeding Cool reported on Gail Simone leaving Batgirl over creative differences with the editor – who then also left. At the time, Simone tweeted, No, it isn’t. I am sad to leave, but glad they are finally allowing Batgirl to …

Comics And Cosplay Reviews The New Batgirl Costume Design By Babs Tarr

By Ian Mageto Comics and Cosplay host and Bleeding Cool’s Bleeding Cosplay columnist Ian Mageto presents his thoughts on DC Comics’ new Batgirl costume design by artist Babs Tarr. Follow Comics and Cosplay: TWITTER › https://twitter.com/ComixNCosplay TUMBLR › http://satmorncosplay.tumblr.com/ FACEBOOK …

Batgirl Will Have ‘More LGBT Characters Than Ever Before’

One of the many things the Batgirl comic, under Gail Simone, accomplished was the emergence of a regular transgender character in a mainstream superhero comic. No superpowers, just a life. But what future for Alysia in Batgirl now that Gail …

Gail Simone Left Batgirl Over Creative Differences With The Editor… Who Then Left DC Comics

Gail Simone is appearing at the London Film And Comic Con this weekend (taking of which, show organisers? Please get in touch, I have questions…) Which means she’s on the British timezone to start talking about what happened with Batgirl. …

Gail Simone Off Batgirl, Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher And Babs Tarr On

When DC Comics relaunched their line as the New 52 in 2011, the fact that the maintay character of Barbara Gordon was no longer to be Oracle, the wheelchair bound informational guru, architect and archivist of Birds Of Prey but back …

47 Thoughts About 47 Comics – Walking Dead, Scooby Doo, Amazing, 2099 And 100th Anniversary Spider-Man, All-New And Amazing X-Men, Superior Foes, Black Dynamite, Detective Comics, Wolverine, Death Vigil, Maxx, X-Force, Futures End, Ghosted, Transformers, Superman/Wonder Woman, New Suicide Squad, Usagi Yojimbo, Judge Dredd, Infinity Man, Batman Eternal, Batgirl, Spread, Royals, Rise Of The Magi, Armor Hunters, Rai, Star Trek, X, Terminator x2, Star Wars, Eery, Great Pacific, Abe Sapien, Angry Birds, Warlord Of Mars, Blood Queen, Pathfinder, Turok, Shutter, Magnus, Doc Savage, Chastity, Robotech/Voltron And Wolverine

Scooby Doo goes to Comic Con and meets… an old British fellow with a long scarf. I wonder who he could be? And did he steal all the backgrounds from this comic? Because, yes, even if you set a comic …

The Adam Hughes Bust That Wasn’t Really A Bust That Almost Was But Wasn’t

Back in about 2000 I started writing for a website called the Comic Book Galaxy, where I would review busts and statues that came out. One of the other columnists was Chris Ryall, now Editor-in-Chief at IDW. I was a …

45 Thoughts About 45 Comics – Batman Eternal, Batgirl, Amazing Spider-Man, Detective Comics, Futures End, Justice League Unlimited, Secret Avengers, Deadpool, The Royals, Superman/Wonder Woman, All-New X-Men, Twilight Zone, Pathfinder, Manifest Destiny, Revenge, Starlight, Real Heroes, God Is Dead, Uber, Crossed, Legenderry, That’s Because You’re A Robot, Ash, Blackout, Moriarty Lives, Blood Queen, Rogue Trooper, Dexters Lab, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Sinister Dexter, Star Trek, Transformers, Wraith, Angry Birds, Pestilence, Wasteland, Sixth Gun, Star Wars, Edgar Allen Poe, Abe Sapien, Bloodshot, Tales Of Honor, Armor Hunters, Archer And Armstrong And Wildfire

Another week, another bevy of new comic books to dive face first into… The Twilight Zone Annual raises that terrible danger, that of social media! It’s a clear and present danger in today’s society and something that must be destroyed/feared/demonised …