Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

Gendercrunching May 2014 – DC Down, Marvel Up, And Looking At Archie, Avatar, Zenescope, And Valiant

By Tim Hanley DC was down and Marvel was up in May, but it wasn’t quite enough to stop DC from posting the higher overall percentage of female creators for the sixth straight month. It was a real barnburner, though, …

Marvel To Publish A Princess Leia Comic As Part Of Star Wars Plans

This is one of those stories you can only pick up while wandering the San Diego Comic Con floor…. Bleeding Cool has always believed that Marvel were to launch its Star Wars comics line with two monthly titles, now that they have …

A Comic Show – It’s Batman And Doctor Who Day (And SDCC!)

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I’m on my way to San Diego Comic Con, but first I talk about this week’s New Comics Now on A Comic Show! Batman #33 was the finale …

Orbiting Around Grayson, Spread, Daredevil, Spider-Man 2099, Reel Love, And Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Welcome to Episode 159 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we go further down the spiral with Grayson #1, fight off infection with Spread #1, bury the truth with Daredevil #5, swing back with Spider-man 2099 #1, fall for the …

Comics And Cosplay Presents: Marvel’s Thor & Captain America – Real Diversity or Gimmick? And Costume Review

By Ian Mageto This Episode of Comics and Cosplay, Ian and Nel try having a Google Hangout in which they discuss whether or not the new black Captain America and female Thor are actual steps towards diversity in comics or …

M-M-M-More M-M-M-Marvel Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

All-New Ultimates #7 will no longer have interior art by Amilcar Pinna. And Thunderbolts #30 will no longer be drawn by Gerardo Enrique Sandoval Perez. We’ve no idea who will replace then. And Marvel doesn’t seem sure yet either. But they do know …

Preview: Original Sin #7 And The Poor Marksmanship Of Nick Fury

This was how Original Sin was solicited. Everyone guess the figure would be Cable. It was. It wasn’t. Apologies, it’s old Nick Fury looking like Cable. Blame the jet lag. And in Original Sin #7, clutching the two eyeballs of …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Batman And Robin To Ragnarok, Supreme, Doctor Who, Velvet, Afterlife With Archie And More!

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

Thor’s Comic Review Column – Teen Titans, Dark Engine, Translucid, Black Market, Seconds, Life With Archie, Journey Into Mystery: Sif, And A Few Words For Those Who Can’t Handle Change In Funnybooks

This Week’s Comic Reviews Include: Teen Titans #1 Dark Engine #1 Translucid #4 Black Market #1 Seconds Life With Archie #36 Journey Into Mystery Featuring Sif Vol. 1 and 2 But first, a word or two directed to those who …

Tom Brevoort Makes $100 Bets That The New Captain America And Thor Won’t Revert To The Originals In Time For The Release Of Avengers: Age Of Ultron

So, Captain America is a black guy. Thor is a woman. And Iron Man is a bit mean. Right now, Marvel’s Tom Brevoort is answering a lot of idiocy on his Tumblr forum. But he is also putting his money …

Joe Quesada Announces Black Captain America On Colbert Report – Respectfully We Informed You Of This Event At A Previous Juncture (UPDATE)

Well, we did inform you, so when we heard that there would be an announcement on the Colbert Report by Joe Quesada himself tonight, given the fact that Colbert sports a Captain America shield on set, it was a fair …

A Comic Show – Archie Dies, Harley Goes to SDCC!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, it’s a week before San Diego Comic Con and I’m here with a great bunch of new comics now! First up is Seconds by Brian Lee O’Malley, it’s …

Thanos, The Best Avenger That Ever Lived?

Remember that Avengers cover we dissected, showing us eight months in the Marvel universe future, which seems to have played out in all manner of interesting ways? Falcap, Worthless Thor and more? Well now the New Avengers cover is starting to …

Essential 8 Comic Book Controversies – Before The New Night One More Day Died (52 Times)

By Erik Grove Last week I waded into the deep end of comic book controversy with my defense of DC’s Identity Crisis. The reader response was predictable with some agreeing with me and others strenuously disagreeing with it. The dialog …

What If The Fantastic Four Film Also Doesn’t Want To Have Anything To Do With The Comics?

Well, it’s a working theory. Bleeding Cool has reported on Marvel executives’ extreme dissatisfaction with Fox Studios, who hold the rights to make X-Men and Fantastic Four movies, making its way out into banning Marvel sketch card artists to draw …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Dark Engines To Squidder, Devilers, And More!

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

What If Someone Send You The 1961 Amazing Spider-Man #1 In The Post By Accident?

Who says that committed machine gun enthisiasts can’t be nice? On the website ak47.net, user The_Macallan who describes himself as “Typical White Person” writes, So I ordered a comic book online, and the seller sent me the wrong one. They …

Nine Years Ago, Charles Stross Could Have Been The New Iron Man Writer

Talking about journalism and earlier plans, sci-fi, horror and fantasy novelist Charlie Stross wrote,   Sounds like I got out just in time …! (It was either ditch the journalism and go 100% full time as a novelist, or ditch …