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Live From The Comic Shop: Protectors Inc., Drumhellar, Alex + Ada, Painkiller Jane, The Occultist, Bee Vixens From Mars, Baltimore, Iron Man, Hinterkind

This week caught me unawares, at least I had no idea that there were around 20 books I wanted to have a look at, having gotten myself a little distracted with some comics scholarship projects. But there they were. I …

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 …

Mark Millar Suggests The Title Of A Fifth Kick Ass Comic, Hit Girl: Origins

Kick Ass, Hit Girl, Kick Ass 2 and Kick Ass 3. That’s  the entirety of the Kick Ass canon, by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. But there was always a mystery fifth volume… Looks like it’s Hit Girl: Origins. …

Kick Ass Read Frank Miller’s Batman – But Not Kevin Smith’s (Spoilers)

In today’s Kick Ass 3 #2, our hero Dave Lizewski has a plan. And it’s one inspired by Frank Miller and David Mazzuchelli‘s Batman: Year One. He’s a bit like Scott Snyder in that respect. How literally? Well here’s the …

Jimmy Palmiotti Takes Painkiller Jane to Icon

In a recent interview, Jimmy Palmiotti announced he was taking the Painkiller Jane property over to Marvel’s Icon Imprint. The art on the four-issue series will be split with Juan Santacruz drawing the main story and Sam Lofti will draw …

How Mark Millar Will Get You To Buy All Six Covers For Kick Ass 3 #1 Tomorrow

That Mark Millar, he’s a card, isn’t he? I want the AILS WHEN cover please.  

Supercrooks by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu: The Prologue

The next issue of CLiNT Magazine accidentally shipped to comic stores three weeks ahead of schedule, requiring Diamond to request that shops not sell the comic. Even thought it had already been on sale for days at Forbidden Planet and …

The Secret Service From Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons And Matthew Vaughn (UPDATE)

This one goes back. Waaaaay back. Indeed, the first news story ever published on Bleeding Cool had this headline: Mark Millar And Dave Gibbons To Create New Comic Together We later found out that Matthew Vaughn was a co-creator too. …

Fatale – The New Ed Brubaker And Sean Phillips Comic For 2012

In the final (and rather wonderful) issue of Criminal: Last Of The Innocent, out this week, Ed Brubaker talks about his and Sean Phillips’ next project for Marvel’s Icon imprint, in the back. It’s called Fatale. Brubaker says; Fatale is …

Where In The World Is The Superior Charity Book?

At the Kapow Comic Con earlier this year in London, Mark Millar and friends set the world record for the fastest completion of a comic book, with writers and artists diving in to complete a new issue of Superior under …

Kick Ass 2 To Come Out Every Six Weeks. Honest.

Mark Millar and John Romita Jr’s sequel to their Marvel comic Kick Ass has been plagued with delay, rather, which Millar has attributed to John Romita Jr having to prioritise company-owned Marvel work as part of his contract with the …

Jonathan Ross And Bryan Hitch To Create Comic For 2012?

Recently Bleeding Cool reported that Ultimates creator Bryan Hitch looked to be teasing a creator owned project for the summer of 2012. At the time I speculated this may be the long-expected Olympus project from both Hitch and oft-collaborator Mark …

A Pint And A Proposal?

Mark Millar met Vincent Deighan (better known as Frank Quitely) for a pint last night. As you do when you’re in Glasgow. But it did rather set tongues wagging. Vincent’s DC exclusive deal is currently scheduled to come to an …

Brubaker Confirms Criminal Omnibus For November

Sneaking into Diamond Comics Distribution order sheets, but not the solicitations, themselves, the  CRIMINAL OMNIBUS HC has been a strange anomaly for the last couple of weeks in certain Marvel Comics listings. In response to enquiries my Little Bleeders, Brubaker …