Tag Archives: Jim Shooter

When Jim Shooter Bought Ann Nocenti A Bondage Outfit

From the upcoming Comics In Focus: Chris Claremont’s X-Men film from Sequart, I thought you might enjoy this little clip for the comics industry in the eighties. Well, it is Hallowe’en…

BC Mag #2: Comic Book Feuds

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston People understand Hollywood feuds exist, but find it strange similar behaviour might be exhibited in a field as lowly as that of, say, the comic book industry. But people are people, human nature …

When Neal Adams Draws Archer And Armstrong

Here’s a quick peek at the 1:100 variant cover for Archer & Armstrong by Barry Windsor Smith-contemporary, Neal Adams. It does seem to be kicking off, rather…

Jim Shooter Said, Steve Englehart Said

In a long discussion on the topic of whether heroes should or should not kill on Jim Shooter’s blog, the conversation, as it invariably does in an open, online discussion, veered off in multiple tangents, one of them being tying …

Kieron Gillen, Jim Shooter, and Comic Accessibility

In two completely unrelated blog posts today, Kieron Gillen and Jim Shooter looked at the issue of accessibility in comics today. First up, Gillen, from his blog earlier today, in discussing accessibility as it related to Uncanny X-Men, Volume II, …

Friday Trending Topics: John Byrne, Jim Shooter, And Superman

There’s something about a good origin story that just never gets old — even as it gets revamped and retold, and passed down through generations as one of the clearest examples of comics as mythology.  It’s pretty interesting to hear …

Jim Shooter On Amending The Legion Of Superheroes (UPDATE)

Artist Francis Manapul has responded, below; On a recent blog entry discussing marriages in comics, Jim Shooter reprints a synopsis to his editor for a two part Legion Of Superheroes story, during which he says; About 30 years later, in …

And Finally… When Warners Wanted Marvel To Publish DC

Jim Shooter is telling his history of his life in comics on his blog. He’s just got to 1984, when Warners, apparently, asked if Marvel would be interested in publishing DC. Bill Sarnoff was the Big Cheese, I forget his …

Dining With DiDio, Corruption At Marvel And Creating Transformers With Jim Shooter

JIm Shooter has been running his blog for months now, telling behind the scenes takes of his time as Editor-In-Chief. And fascinating stuff it is. And over the last few weeks, he’s given us some belters. Now, it behooves me …

Solar, Magnus, Turok, Dark Horse’s Gold Key Line To Be Cancelled

For the last year, Dark Horse has been publishing titles originally published by Gold Key and owned by Classic Media, Magnus, Robot Fighter, Turok, Son Of Stone, Doctor Solar, Man Of The Atom and continuity algned titles such as Mighty …

Jim Shooter On The Great Jack Kirby Art Theft

In 1987, Jack Kirby got about a fifth of the ten thousand pages of artwork he created for Marvel over the previous four decades back, and that was after considerable legal wrangling. Some was given away, some was shredded, some …

Saturday Morning Runaround: Almost Nothing About Wonder Woman’s Pants, Also: C2E2

Talk about history, think about the future: A few things from various C2E2 panels, the latest from Jim Shooter’s blog, and I think it’s pretty cool that Maggie Thompson has been posting stuff from her archives on her own blog. …

Marvel Sold Separate Film Licenses For Amazing Spider-Man And Spectacular Spider-Man Because Licensing Department Thought They Were Two Separate Characters?

Over on the left hand side of Bleeding Cool, we’re running the Jim Shooter account of the Spider-Man stage event that never actually happened, as well as the full script. But in the introduction, Jim Shooter makes much of the …

The Tenth Annual Rumour Awards – SCOOP OF THE YEAR

SCOOP OF THE YEAR So what were the best Bleeding Cool/Lying In The Gutters scoops of the year? There were a lot to choose from The industry announcements such as Boom getting the Disney licences from Gemstone. That stuff was …