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NYCC: Marvel 75th Anniversary: X-Men – The Shifting Face Of Mutantkind

Arno Bogaerts writes for Bleeding Cool Friday was Marvel Day at New York Comic Con. The publisher kicked off a series of panels in Room 1A18 celebrating its 75th anniversary. Things got started with the X-Men. X-editor Mike Marts gathered …

Ch-Ch-Changes – Marvel And DC Comics In October, From Action Comics To All-New Miracleman

Another look at upcoming comics, that might differ from how they were originally solicited… Justice League #34 will be drawn by Scott Kolins, not Doug Mahnke and Keith Champagne. It also has the cover above by Jason Fabok, originally intended …

Long Beach Comic Con To Announce Dwayne McDuffie Award

Long Beach Comic Con has announced (through 13th Dimension) that they are going to be announcing a Dwayne McDuffie Award. McDuffie was a comic and television writer who created the animated TV series Static Shock as well as co-founding Milestone …

A Bigger Batgirl And A Bigger Len Wein

The fifth Batgirl New 52 Hardcover, Deadline, is getting a little fatter. The solicitation read, BATGIRL VOL. 5: DEADLINE HC Written by GAIL SIMONE and MARGUERITE BENNETT Art by ROBERT GILL, FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by ALEX GARNER …

Batman ’66: The Lost Episode By Harlan Ellison Comes To Comics

Spinning out of the DC Digital panel is news of Batman ’66: The Lost Episode, based on a story that Harlan Ellison wrote for the original show that was never produced. Script by Len Wein, artwork by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez …

They Just Wouldn’t Get Away With This Today – #FireGreenLantern

By Jared Cornelius You may have been distracted last week by the 4th of July holiday, World Cup Soccer, or your pesky family but while you were ignoring the internet a minor firestorm broke out around Rick Remender and his current …

John Byrne Wasn’t Invited To Cameo In X-Men: Days Of Future Past. But He’d Have Said No.

Bleeding Cool ran a report on the cameo of Chris Claremont and Len Wein in the X-Men: Days Of Future Past movie. But there was no sign of the co-writer and artist of the story that inspired the movie, John …

First Appearance Of Wolverine Original Art By Herb Trimpe Sells For Record $657,250

The original art for the final page of Incredible Hulk #180, which features the first published appearance of Wolverine, has just sold at Heritage Auctions for $657,250. This 1974 Marvel comics page was drawn by Herb Trimpe, inked by Jack …

The Comic Book Cameos In X-Men Days Of Future Past, Pointed Out (SPOILERS)

There are a number of cameo appearances in X-Men Days Of Future Past, of which Bleeding Cool has run a spoiler free review, and is preparing a more in depth article. Mostly they involve X-Men characters from previous films. You’ve …

Clips From PBS Doc, Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle Start With Michael Chabon And Mark Waid On Superman

The trick seems to have been a simple one: get interesting people and ask them questions about representation and meaning in superhero comic books. That’s all it takes.

BC Mag #5: Born On The Bayou: Swamp Thing’s Roots

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Handley DC Comics’ decision, in 2011, to cancel all existing series and launch 52 new titles—among them a reboot of cult classic Swamp Thing, from writer Scott Snyder and illustrator Yanick Paquette—was met with …

Whatever Happened To The Crimson Corsair?

In case anyone missed Taylor Ramsey’s interview the other day, Len Wein talked about exactly what happened with the Before Watchmen Epilogue that DC Comics withdrew from their schedules, but also the reasons he left the Crimson Corsair back up …

Talking To Len Wein About His Career, His Legacy And Before Watchmen

Taylor Ramsey writes for Bleeding Cool. At this year’s C2E2 I had the opportunity to sit down with comic industry legend, Len Wein. It was on the last day of the show and I was tired and a bit frazzled, …

Rewatching The Watchmen – Tuesday Trending Topics

Watchmen — before, during and after, all in one blog post: Tomorrow, DC Comics published Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara …

Len Wein, The Outer Limits And Rewriting Watchmen

Tomorrow, DC Comics publish Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara Kesel also editing the book for periods of time. Because …

DC Announces Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill by Len Wein and Steve Rude

We are getting seriously close to Before Watchmen: Multi-Legged Chicken Waitress here… DC Comics have announced a new Before Watchmen comic concentrated on Dollar Bill, the bank-sponsored superhero of the Minutemen, who died during a bank robbery when his cape …

Squaring The Circle Of Before Watchmen: Ozymandias

So we’ve all read the Daily Beast interview by now, right? The original Watchmen made quite a lot of the rectangles and circles. The nine panel grid, holding smiley face buttons, Dr Manhattan foreheads, watches and Martian constructs. One of …

MTV Interviews Before Watchmen Creators About Alan Moore – With A Few Bleeding Cool Retorts

MTV Geek clipped the thoughts of  number of Before Watchmen creators for their opinions on the Alan Moore controversy concerning DC’s decision to publish a Watchmen prequel series of series. Len Wein: “I am sorry that Alan is disappointed in …