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Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 6th April 2014 – Detective Comics #30 And Moon Knight #2 Beats Inhuman #1

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend …

Silver for Timely’s Golden Age and Gold for Marvel’s Silver Age

By Ryan Michael While Marvel is unquestionably the top dog in the comic-world today, that wasn’t always the case. During the “Golden Age” of the 1930′s and 1940′s, National Allied Publications (DC Comics) were the leaders, pioneers and grandfathers of …

37 Thoughts About 37 Comics – The Movement, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, Crossed, Inhuman, Green Lantern, Caliban, Starlight, Action Comics, Field, She-Hulk, Dead Letters, Beautiful Scars, God Is Dead, Loki, New Warriors, Captain America, Revelations, Green Arrow, Garfield, Suicide Risk, Pretty Deadly, Secret, Revival, Adventure Time, Quantum And Woody, GI Joe, Artifacts, Sinister Dexter, Gate Way, Rogue Trooper, Monster & Madman, Judge Dredd, Green Hornet, Shotgun Wedding, Turok Dinosaur Hunter and Archer And Armstrong

Welcome to another week’s worth of comic books. Could we have the first privilege check in a Marvel comic? Testicles mistaken for fruit? and did Captain America give away some spoilery scenes ahead of the Winter Soldier movie? Let’s have …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Ultimate Spider-Man To Caliban And Moon Knight

Hosted by Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes back Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to talk about this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

Happy Birthday, Batman: Today Is The 75th Anniversary Of The Release Of His First Appearance In Detective Comics #27

1939 was one of comics’ greatest years.  Arguably, the greatest single calendar year in the history of the American comic book industry as we know it today — or at least the most interesting, particularly when it comes to superhero …

Late Night Fun – J H Williams Original Design Sheets For Batwoman

Over on his blog, Front Toward Enemy, Greg Rucka posted artist J. H. Williams original character design sheets for Kate Kane / Batwoman he did prior to beginning work on Detective Comics #854.

Detective Comics #29: From Dystopia to Utopia to Dystopia, Again

By Alexander Webb Creating a utopian Gotham City is nearly unimaginable to most fans. The Gotham we’ve come to know and love is a dark and twisted hell that resonates more with the word, ‘dystopia’ than any synonym of an …

Batman Tops The Charts With Two Books For January 2014, But Which Took The Most Money

Here are your top 100 comics book and graphic novel sales for January 2014, reported by Diamond for North American sales in January 2014. Note, with Batman taking the two tops, Batman #27 gets the most sales, but Detective Comics …

Batman Takes Top Two Slots, Marvel Still Dominates Marketshare, But Image On The Rise – January 2014 Statistics

Batman #27 beat Detective Comics #27 in January’s sales, taking the top two spots as distributed in North America by Diamond Comic Distributors. Marvel Comics have dropped their dollar share from 35.42% to 34.09% but increased their unit share from …

Joe Benitez Sharing The Artistic Process

Joe Benitez, creator of the Lady Mechanica series, was the artist on Detective Comics #823  back in 2006 and posted these images last night on his facebook page. This is Page 13 and as you can see the process from pencils, …

John Layman On Leaving Batman Eternal

John Layman writes for Bleeding Cool, on yesterday’s story about the Chew writer leaving the upcoming Batman weekly title, Batman Eternal. So yes, it is true that I am leaving Batman Eternal. I’m writing 4 issues of the first 20, …

John Layman Off Batman Eternal Weekly Comic Already

When Francis Manapul and Brian Buccelato moved from Flash to Detective Comics, writer John Layman and artist John Fabok, who had been working on the comic for a year, planned to move onto the new Batman weekly comic, Batman Eternal. …

The Future Batmen Of Detective Comics #27, Black Robin And All, Is DC New 52 Canon

Forget Five Years Later, today’s Detective Comics #27 takes a trip far into the future, into the 23rd century. And shows us a variety of Batmen and Robins along the way. It’s not the only story in the comic to …

All The Detective Comics #27 Covers In A Big Pile

Courtesy of the CBR forums, someone’s got an advance look at all the covers – possibly down to retailers receiving next weeks books this past Friday. Remember folks, out on Tuesday again… It does make me wonder more about that …

Detective Comics #27? You Did It!

At the beginning of the month, we ran this story about DC Comics subscribers being denied a copy of Detective Comics #27. Then we ran a Christmas poem about that article being forwarded to Dan DiDio and him telling the …

Frank Miller’s On-Again, Off-Again Detective #27 Had Been Off For A Long Time

The much talked about and even parodied cover for Detective Comics #27 may have a longer backstory than we first knew. According to Brandon Montclare, the former editor of All-Star Batman And Robin, The Boy Wonder… the piece was original drawn for that series …

Parodying Frank MIller’s Cover To Detective Comics #27

This is the cover… This is Richard Pace’s version… This is my version… There are probably plenty more to come…

Frank Miller’s On-Again-Off-Again Detective Comics #27 Cover Is Catwoman In A String Vest

First it was to be a double page spread in Detective Comics #27 by legendary Batman creator Frank Miller. Then it was a variant cover. Then that cover was cancelled over what seems to have been negotiation over pay rates …