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If Wayward Isn’t The Next Saga, It Will Be A Damn Criminal Shame

By Christopher Helton I want to get the hyperbole out of the way at the beginning of this: If Wayward, the new Image comic from Jim Zub and Steve Cummings isn’t the next Saga, it will be a damn criminal …

A Fast Paced Demonic Thriller In The First Issue Of The Devilers

By Christopher Helton When your first complaint about a new comics is “man, that was too short” that bodes well for the issue, right? It does for The Devilers by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Matt Triano, the brand new comic …

Homage And Evolution In Infinity Man And The Forever People

By Christopher Helton Dan Didio gets a lot of grief over the management side of his work at DC Comics, but I have enjoyed his comic writing work at the company, particularly the OMAC reboot that he did with artist …

Joe Pruett On The Return Of Caliber Comics

Caliber Comics was the publisher that brought Brian Bendis to our attention, published the songs of Alan Moore and gave us the early works of Guy Davis, Michael Allred, Warren Ellis, Vince Locke, Ed Brubaker, Mike Perkins, David Mack, Dean …

Cover Variance: Wolverine Labbit Vs My Little Pony – Who’d Win?

Two upcoming variant covers from Hastings, a Marvel Wolverine Labbit to kick off the new Wolverines series, and a My Little Pony…

Marvel Doubles All Comic Shop Orders Of Disney Kingdoms: Seekers Of The Weird #1

Marvel are putting out a new series, Disney Kingdoms: Seekers Of The Weird, based on the work of their Imagineers team… Except it appears that comic store retailers may not have ordered many. If at all. Well, that won’t do. …

This Week’s Dose Of Nudity, Violence, and Exploitation From Alex de Campi and Simon Fraser

Grindhouse: Doors Open At Midnight, from Dark Horse, is in its third issue, and that means it’s on its second two-parter, each drawn by a different artist, with all written by Alex de Campi of Smoke and Ashes, and in …

When Jack The Ripper Flashed Northstar In Hell

Thanks to today’s Amazing X-Men #2, we all got a lovely image of the demonic hellion form of Jack The Ripper flashing Northstar in hell. And, from what it appears to be, firing hot knives at Northstar from… his urethra? …

Bleeding Cosplay – Static Shock To Cyborg

Ian Mageto writes; Seemingly over night the last two decades, the world of cosplay has exploded. Which was once the hobby of a few super fans has grown into a phenomenon that has spawned international comeptitions, internet celebrities, and national …

Bringing Back The Zombies To Walking Dead #116

There’s a common trick in popular entertainment. Taking the popular thing off the table. Relegating it. Putting the focus on something else for a while. The fans start to notice, get annoyed and start demanding its return. And demanding. And …

Angela, Jean Grey And Ms Marvel – Some Fun Theories

While the official solicitation for All New Marvel Now Point One reads; • Here we go again! It’s your one-stop entry point to the world of ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! Loki embarks on a mission for Asgard! The Silver Surfer and …

Keith Contarino Answers Accusations

Last month, Bleeding Cool reported on the arrest of long time comics collector and dealer, Keith Contarino, and accusations from customers that he had kept tens of thousands of dollars of their money. We asked him for comment at the …

Philip Bond’s Cover For Kick Ass 3 – And How Everything’s In Continuity (UPDATE)

Okay, this I just wanted to run. Philip Bond‘s variant cover to Kick Ass 3 #5, available for retailers to order with every fifty standard comics they get. Love the hidden gun, Greedo style. Hit Girl definitely shot first. Back …

Things I Only Just Realised

I only just realised that in the Aardman Batman, his teeth mirror the Bat symbol. Hmmm. I’m sure everyone realised before but I couldn’t find reference to it anywhere. Anyway, I just liked it, and it’s late…

Talking To Ales Kot About Zero – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantmedh writes; This week sees the first issue of ZERO from Image Comics, the new spy series by enfant terrible Ales Kot. Edward Zero is a kind of all-purpose operative who’s sent in for surgical strikes, for when things …

Another Adrian Tomine New Yorker Cover

By Victoria Marsden I know it sounds strange, but ever since I saw this cover a couple of days ago it’s been knocking around in the back of my head. It’s a feat to be able to convey a short …

Preview: Empowered – Nine Beers With Ninjette by Adam Warren and Takeshi Miyazawa

Empowered is a bit of a guilty secret comic of mine. Funny, clever, sexy, silly and deep, it attempts of have its cake and eat it, licking it’s dirty, dirty fingers in the process. Next week’s issue from Dark Horse …

Lying In The Gutters – 2nd September 2013

This week… well, we didn’t go to war in Syria. Yet. But we read some things… Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The Week Justice League #23 Vs FCBD 2012 (SPOILERS) Speculator Corner: Catwoman #23 (Spoilers) Zack Snyder Comments On The …