Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

A Comic Show – Why Does The Watcher Watch?

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, it’s me, Aaron, with a stack of New Comics Now! This week DC actually won the day, Marvel launched Original Sin, and Walking Dead ended the All Out …

Ever Get The Feeling You’ve Been Cheated? Justice League Omnibus Vol. 1 (A Review Of Sorts)

By Aaron B. Hale I am not a DC hater. When they produce a quality product, I gladly give them my money. For years at conventions I have chatted with Bob Wayne (DC Senior Vice President of Sales) about releasing …

Original Sin #1 Sells Out Ahead Of Sale Date (Or Not… UPDATE)

UPDATE: I’m being told that, despite some retailer’s experiences, that there are still copies available for sale through the usual channels. So if I were a retailer needing more, I’d at least take my chances… The original piece runs below. …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Elektra To Conan The Avenger And 24

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. …

Orbiting Around Iron Fist, Silver Surfer, Lumberjanes, Doop And More

Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: Welcome to Episode 148 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we punch in with Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #1, ride the gamma waves …

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 20th April 2014 – Batman Beats Spider-Man. Twice.

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 …

All New Marvel Now! At Wondercon – Ultimate FF Will Feature Doctor Doom, Lots About Original Sin And More (UPDATE)

At the All New Marvel Now! Panel at Wondercon on Saturday night, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Mark Waid, Joshua Hale Fialkov, and James Robinson took the dais, hosted by editor Sana Amanat. Eisner-nominated DeConnick kicked things off. Captain Marvel has just …

‘When You Come Into The Industry, Bring Your Principles With You’ – Gail Simone At Wondercon

The Comic Arts Conference hosted Gail Simone on Saturday at Wondercon for a Spotlight panel, and specifically focused on asking her more career-embracing questions rather than just news about her work on Batgirl. Travis Langley moderated the Q& A with …

First Look At United States Of Murder Inc From Bendis And Oeming

The team that brought you Powers, Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming have a new title coming out of Marvel‘s creator-owned imprint Icon… The United States Of Murder Inc. and we have your first look. In this bold and oversized …

Yanick Paquette At Wondercon: The Lowly Entomologist Makes Good In Comics, Collects ‘Crazy Writers’

After a heavy traffic day at Wondercon (and things are just heating up really for the big day, Saturday), fans found it amenable to chill out with Yanick Paquette who definitely brings the cool with his long history in comics …

Valiant Effort: Like This? You’ll Like That – X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong Edition

By Jared Cornelius In the summer of 2012 Valiant Comics returned from the grave, they rose not as shambling zombie, but as a glorious phoenix, but I didn’t know that.  At the time I had turned my nose up at X-O Manowar and Bloodshot, I scoffed at the idea that the …

ComiXology All Over The World – Superior Spider-Man Swings To Victory, And The Invisibles Takes China

Timothy Carson writes: With the upcoming release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it’s no surprise that Peter Parker’s comic variation is flying off the shelves. Superior Spider-Man even managed to knock The Walking Dead down a few pegs, for according …

Rocket Raccoon And Groot Get Their Own Team-Up In July – Lots Of Pictures And Variant Covers

Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy’s Most Wanted is a new one shot from Marvel for July by Will Corona Pilgrim and Andrea Di Votti, starring Rocket Raccoon and Groot. It also comes with a reprint Thor #314, featuring Drax. It will accompany the …

Marvel Essentials Line To End, Replaced By Smaller, More Expensive, Colour Epic Collections (OR NOT…)

UPDATE: Marvel’s David Gabriel gets in touch to tell us that Comic Shop News misquoted him, and that he never said that the Essentials program was ending.  The original story follows below. The most recent issue of freebie comics newsletter …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – The Art Episode, From Transformers: Windblade To Sex Criminals

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: This is the first Art Episode.  ALL of the art this …

Gendercrunching The Marvel Retreat

Last week, Marvel held a creative retreat, where a bunch of comics folk working for Marvel get together and shape the next waves at Marvel. From CBR, To that point, is the focus at the retreats mainly the big line-wide …

A Brand New X-Men Team Debuts Today

From today’s copy of X-Men. A brand new team of mutants, formed within the confines of the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning. Made up of Broo, Rockslide, Hellion and Anole. And their name? Yup, Bromo Superior. Spin-off series by …

Maria Hill Loves Cyclops. Fact.

In a recent Bleeding Cool interview, Brian Bendis slightly despaired that no matter what complex drama he might write, it would always be the shipping that would get the attention. From today’s Uncanny X-Men… … he seems like he might …