Tag Archives: christmas

When Dan DiDio Names A Pre-Existing DC Character After You, For Christmas

Freight Train is a character who appeared in DC’s Outsider series and more recently as a member of the Dead Heroes Club in Batman Inc. Former bodyguard, his first name is Cecil. Or at least it was. Because DC Comics …

Christmas Swag – From Valiant to Marvel Pyjamas

Our man Joe Glass has graced us with his voluminous Christmas swag all the way from Wales tonight… He details the contents as follows: Harbinger Volume 1 Archer & Armstrong Volume 1 Bloodshot Volume 1 Superman slanket Monsters University mug …

Christmas Swag – From Sandman to Doctor Who

When we go to comic cons, we usually post swag shots, but Christmas often blesses us with plenty of geek delight, too. Inspired by seeing comics people posting their hauls on Facebook, I decided to share what friends and family …

Want To Buy A Movie Ready Iron Man 3 Suit Of Armor? Not So Fast…

Were you hoping to get a full-sized wearable Iron Man armor for Christmas, but now the gifts are all open and you are left armorless? This might be the explanation: Last week a few websites like Gizmodo and Engadget posted stories about a company …

Asheville, NC Is Just A Sweet Spot For Comics Folks – Especially At Christmas (UPDATE)

For those who know Asheville, North Carolina, these points will be patently obvious, but for those who might not, Asheville is a hub for many arts scenes down South, including a vast array of handicrafts and things relating to painting, …

Merry Christmas, One And All

Bleeding Cool will be posting through Christmas Day as usual. I’ll be hanging out the forums as well. Why not pop by and say hi? And share your best Christmas gifts. I am wearing my Christmas Walking Dead T-Shirt. So …

The Nerdist Presents: An Awkward Justice League Christmas

As with their Thanksgiving video, the Nerdist channel founded by Chris Hardwick has put together An Awkward Justice League Christmas. We get even more characters than from the last video… and more foul language. Though from this it looks like …

A Doctor Puppet Holiday Special

Ever wonder what Doctor Who would look like done like the old Rankin/Bass Production Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer? Well here’s your chance to find out in the Christmas special from Doctor Puppet.

Bleeding Cosplay Holiday Edition – From Sparta to Scrooge

Ian Mageto, Bleeding Cool’s Senior Cosplay Correspondent writes: This week’s Bleeding Cosplay is a special holiday edition that is not only larger but we feature some of our favorite characters in their most festive outfits. If you would like to …

Twenty-One Christmassy Thoughts About Twenty-One Comics – Avengers, Forever Evil, Origin II, Justice League, Saviors, Robotech/Voltron, Doctor Who, Action Bible, Alter Ego, Hide, Sir Roland, Winter City, Trench Coat Samurai, Synergy, 1001 Nights, The Bunker, Chainmail, Monsters Of The Silver Age, Rocket Robinson, Strange Symmetry And Slumdroid

Not many comics out in print today. Don’t worry, we have a solution. Keep reading. Avengers #24.NOW is the most Christmassy comic book printed today, in so far as much as it actually gets mentioned. And also shows us that …

Peter Capaldi Gets A Mention In Today’s Doctor Who Comic. Literally.

Tomorrow sees Matt Smith’s final appearance as The Doctor in The Time of The Doctor. And the first appearance of anything more than Peter Capaldi’s eyes and eyebrows in the role. But first, today, we get a dimension-busting Doctor Who …

Lying In The Gutters – 23rd December 2013 – Christmas Eve Eve

That’s one way to get ahead of the film…. and get a tattoo of someone’s arm on your arm. Okay so Christmas is coming, the Blob is getting fat. Bleeding Cool will be posting, as usual through the Christmas period, …

Just In Time For Christmas, The Return Of Rob Liefeld’s Zombie Jesus

Rob Liefeld likes his comic books. And he’s always working on one thing or another, some projects get twisted around in the telling. A Wolverine issue never published was redone as an issue of X-Force more recently. And planned comic …

Where Do You Shop For The Fanboy That Has Everything? Or Yes Virginia, There Is A DC Comics Superstore

Hello friends! It’s your old pal Will Romine here.  Now friends, I may be dating myself here, but who remembers the Warner Brothers Studio Store?  For you fan-babies out there, the WBSS was a wonderful place where Warner Brothers squeezed …

Boys And Girls In Comic Shops At Christmas – A Filthy Orphan by Nevs Coleman

Nevs Coleman writes: For those of you aren’t aware, I’ve been involved in comics professionally in some capacity or other since 1995. There has not been one single year that I haven’t seen a variation of the following scene. (Please …

DC Comics Holiday Gift Ideas – Wait, I Did That One!

Over on their website, DC Comics is doing the 12 Days Of Great Gift Ideas… and to no one’s surprise there all DC Comic merchandise. Here are the ones they’ve suggested so far… including one idea that I already used. Here …

In One Week, In Two Weeks – The Final Locke & Key And A Comic-Deprived Christmas

Next week sees issue ones for previous issue zeroes Ghost and Harley Quinn, the launch of Teen Titans Go and the Illegitimates, 8Bit Zombies from Antarctic, Midas Flesh from Boom! and the final Locke & Key. The week after that? …

Princess Diana Goes Christmas Shopping In Harrods

I know it seems like a Daily Express headline, but bear with me. From this week’s Superman/Wonder Woman, a little Christmas present buying stress for the Amazonian princess, what to buy Superman for Christmas. And naturally, as befits royalty, she …