Tag Archives: Comics

Southern Bastards #5: Same Great Taste, Just As Filling

By Alex Mansfield It’s important to take a rest after a big meal. Let everything settle, work its way through the digestive tract before digging into that waiting slice of pie. And after that huge heap of raw, ensanguined ribs …

Gendercrunching August 2014 – The Big Two Fall From August Last Year But Variant Covers Show Some Developments

By Tim Hanley The overall percentage of female creators at DC and Marvel dropped in August, resulting in one of the lowest combined totals since this project began more than three years ago, with both publishers in single digits. We …

Peter Parker Back With Mary Jane And May Day…

Marvel keep putting these out. And we’ll keep running them. Another alternate world being explored in Secret Wars… Probably. And this one based on the now-deleted marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson… As if it had continued without …

When Scroobius Pip Went Round To Alan Moore’s House For An Hour And A Half

Scroobius Pip, poet/spoken word artist/rapper/musician has a rather brilliant podcast up, he recorded with Alan Moore at Alan’s house. Totally unedited, an hour and a half of conversation between the two points of view. You can find it here in …

Keeping The Massive Secret With Brian Wood – Writer’s Commentary On The Massive #28

Brian Wood writes, MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD – I’d advise anyone to not only have read the series up to this point, but also this week’s #28 before going any further. The Massive is a 30-issue series leading up to a …

More Positions Available At DC Entertainment In Burbank – Assistant Editors, Directors And Managers – Including Of Community & Social Media

As well as this batch of positions, there are some new jobs to fill at DC Entertainment in its new Burbank offices, as the publisher moves from New York and California. Well, there will be plenty of jobs going spare… …

#FCBDGate – Free Comic Book Day Slashes Titles For 2015

Last year, there were over seventy Free Comic Book Day titles available for stores to order and distribute. Some seemed to feel that was too many, with less focus and too much of a burden on retailers who felt forced …

What A Difference A Court Case Makes To Marvel Comics’ Credits

Recently, the estate of Jack Kirby represented by lawyer Marc Toberoff was to take Marvel and Disney to the Supreme Court. In a case that, if won, would have redefined work for hire and creator ownership for the whole of …

“I Am Vibrating With Excitement And Fear…” – Nate Cosby Talks Prince Valiant

The man behind the relaunch of the Gold Key comics for Dynamite, Nate Cosby, is going to be writing the new take on Prince Valiant as part of the King Features launch next year. Byron Brewer chatted with Cosby about …

Zero Tolerance For Ales Kot

Ales Kot writes, ZERO #11 is my first comic book to be rejected by Apple — apparently dead children and horrific brutality are okay but oral sex a no-no — Ales Kot (@ales_kot) October 29, 2014 It’s never clear exactly …

Free On Bleeding Cool – Bob’s Burgers: Picture Day

Bob’s Burgers has been quite the hit for Dynamite Entertainment and with the release of the third issue in both print and digital, the company has sent us over one of the stories to share with our readers… Picture Day. …

First Look At Eternal Warrior: Days Of Steel #2

We have an advanced preview of Eternal Warrior: Days of Steel #2 by Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and Cary Nord (Conan) from Valiant. A child who will save his people was born in the wilderness, under a blood moon…and now Gilad Anni-Padda, the …

Live From The Comic Shop – Rasputin, The Phantom, Baltimore: The Wolf And The Apostle

By Christine Marie Vinciquarra It’s a sunny-ish day at Conquest Comics in Bayville, NJ. Joined once again by some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Collectibles, I am reporting Live from the Comic Shop! This week seems to have brought an array …

Comics And Cosplay Presents: The True Reason Why Black Panther Is Getting A Marvel Movie (VIDEO)

By Ian Mageto Comics and Cosplay is back with a new video. In this episode, host and Senior Cosplay Correspondent at Bleeding Cool, Ian Mageto, gives his thoughts on the major announcements from Marvel Studios. Specifically he discusses what he …

The Latest Marvel Event Teaser – Hulk’s Future Imperfect

Probably part of next year’s Secret Wars, revisiting the future of the Hulk from Peter David and George Perez’ Future Imperfect… Time to bring back the Maestro.

The 5 Books That Found Me At The Locust Moon Comics Festival

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the third outing of the Locust Moon Comics Festival in Philadelphia, my first time attending. It was a beautiful autumn day, and though traffic getting into the city bedevilled my arrival a …

All The Congratulatory Ads For Marvel In The 75th Anniversary Magazine

From the BBDO Diversity Council of New York City to Charles Atlas  to IDW to Comixology to the Stan Lee Foundation, all sorts of entertaining deals must have been done to have these many specially created ads in the free …

Today’s Fantastic Four Adds To The Legend Of Isaac Perlmutter

Okay so I know I’m reading far too much into it. But reading today’s Fantastic Four, I couldn’t fail to be struck by the panels below. Because, as Marvel staffers informed me earlier in the year, billionaire and Marvel CEO …