Tag Archives: Comics

Alison Bechdel Receives ‘Genius’ Grant From MacArthur Foundation

Alison Bechdel, comic book creator of Fun Home, Are You My Mother, Dykes To Watch Out For and accidental creator of The Bechdel Test for the portrayal of women in fiction, is one of this year’s twenty-one receivers of the …

Is Jeff Lemire Writing Two More Books at Valiant In 2015?

A few weeks ago, Valiant announced a new project. The Valiant, a “prestige format” four-issue mini-series by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt and Paolo Rivera. Notably Lemire’s first post-New 52 work and Rivera’s first full-length interior art since Daredevil (for which he …

Cover Variance – Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Wolverine And The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

So all these Marvel books are getting Rocket & Groot variant covers… All-New Captain America #1, All-New X-Men #34, Amazing Spider-Man #9, Amazing X-Men #13, Avengers #38, Avengers World #15, Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #2, Captain America & The Mighty Avengers #1, Deadpool …

Shaft Is A Bad Mother (Shut Your Mouth) I’m Just Talking About The New Dynamite Series

Dynamite has announced that the hard-hitting private detective John Shaft made famous by Richard Roundtree and an amazingly catchy theme song by Isaac Hayes will be coming to comic shops near you. Shaft, created by novelist Ernest Tidyman, has gone …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Futures End, Spider-Verse, Multiversity, Deadly Class, B.P.R.D., Sugar Skull And More!

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: Sorry for the no-show last week, we are sorry! On to …

Matt Hawkins Previews A Few Of Rahsan Ekedal’s Pages From The Tithe

A few months ago, writer and Top Cow President Matt Hawkins announced a new series called The Tithe with artist Rahsan Ekedal. Yesterday Matt shared some pages for the upcoming series on his Facebook page with the following note: I …

Andie Tong Teases The Zodiac Legacy From Disney And Stan Lee

Comic artist Andie Tong is working with Stan Lee and Stuart Moore on a new project for Disney Publishing. The premise for the book is that 12 superpowers are set free into the world based on the Zodiac. A Chinese-American …

The Geek Tribal Revolution Hits ComiCazi In Boston

By Shawn Perry Greetings True Bleeders! In the past few months I have been researching all of the great geek-themed social gathering endeavors and business popping up around the world.  As a proud member of the geek tribe with an …

Deconstructing Morrison Part 2: Flex Mentallo, And The Conflict Of Concept And Object

By Adam X. Smith After Joe Colewood and I did a piece discussing the merits of Grant Morrison’s Multiversity #1, it dawned on me that I was nowhere near as qualified to critique Grant Morrison’s work as I had initially …

Comics And Cosplay Present: The Top 10 New Comic Books Of 2014 – Ms. Marvel, Ghost Rider, Amazing Spider-Man, Batman And More (VIDEO)

By Ian Mageto Comics and Cosplay are back with their themed video specials, and this time they tackle the Top 10 New Comic Books of 2014, hosted by Bleeding Cool’s Senior Cosplay Correspondent Ian Mageto. In this episode Ian introduces …

DC Comics To Rush-Publish Reprint Of Constantine #1 And Hellblazer #1 for A Dollar

Just as they have already done with Flash and Green Arrow ahead of their upcoming TV shows, DC Comics is rush-soliciting a 64 page $1 Constantine #1: Special Edition. The dollar comic will reprint the DC New 52 Constantine #1 as …

Copperhead And Batgirl Battle It Out Over Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

$420 Worth Of Valiant Digital Comics Hit The Humble Bundle

Valiant is the next publisher to hit Humble Bundle with a gigantic offering of DRM-free digital comics that adds up to more than 150 issues across 20+ collections for more than $420 value. Name your price for the first tier, …

Action Lab Entertainment Makes Sure You Know Their Next Title Is ‘Mature Readers Only’

Action Lab Entertainment, famed for their strong all-ages series, has an imprint known as Danger Zone, for comics that don’t quite fit into that category. Such as Holy F*ck Jesus, the first issue of which is out in December. HOLY …

Could Avengers #35 Give The Biggest Clue To What Happens After Time Runs Out? (BIG SPOILERS)

Okay, so the DC/Marvel crossover is a longshot. But Avengers #35 gives us plenty of ideas as to what is happening in Marvel’s imminent future. And maybe what happens after Time Runs Out. So what do we have? Well, his …

DC Comics Reveals The Fate Of Arkham Asylum, In Batman Eternal #30 (SPOILERS)

DC Comics are launching Arkham Manor #1, with Wayne Manor seized and turned into a place to store Arkham Asylum’s inmates… ARKHAM MANOR #1 Written by GERRY DUGGAN Art and cover by SHAWN CRYSTAL 1:25 Variant cover by ERIC CANETE …

32 Thoughts About 32 Comics – Batman Eternal, Multiversity, Thor, Original Sin, Uncanny Avengers, Uncanny X-Men, Wolverine & The X-Men, Miles Morales, Trees, Supreme, Sirens, All New X-Men, Deadpool, Gwen Stacy, Superior Spider-Man, The Shadow, Solar, Purgatori, The Wicked + The Divine, Devilers, Translucid, Bionic Woman, Hellraiser, Storyteller, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends, Cataclysm, Turtles In Time, X-Files, Transformers, Maxx, Littlest Pet Shop And Judge Dredd

Another week, another lovely batch of comic books to read through… so what takes your fancy today? Stephanie Brown gets some fatherly advice regarding using mobile devices while driving, in Batman Eternal.   Simon Bisley doesn’t so much draw Thor …

Dynamite To Accept Bitcoin For Digital Comic Sales Plus 25 Books For $10

Dynamite Entertainment is now taking Bitcoin as an accepted form of payment on their digital comic website. So now fans can pay through Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal and now the virtual currency Bitcoin. To go with this announcement, …