Tag Archives: superheroes

Arrow: The Magician – This Week In Recap

By Rich Epstein [*Spoilers for Arrow: The Magician below!] It’s been three episodes since Sara died and the Arrow team is still dealing with the repercussions.  This week’s episode begins with Nyssa holding Oliver at arrow-point and demanding to know …

Loners And Outsiders Take To The Page In Graveyard Orbit And London Horror Comics No. 6

By Olly MacNamee The opening issue of this new series from the mind behind the indie-published anthology, London Horror Comics, regales the tale of a comic loving Walter Mitty type character who’s life is not the most enviable, but one …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Return to Gotham, Not the Comic Book Show We Deserve

By Erik Grove Thanks for coming back for another edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week I’m returning to Fox’s Gotham after letting it develop a little bit. It may be difficult to do but we need to be honest …

Marvel Officially Releases Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer After Internet Leak – Watch It Here

Yep, that happened. For a couple of hours, everyone who posted the leaked international  version of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer online, from Youtube clips to personal blogs to major sites, got e-mails from Disney ordering a takedown. Then …

What We Learned From DC TV Last Week – Flash’s Three Dads And Ominous Reappearances

By Hilton Collins The Flash has multiple daddy issues, and Tommy Merlyn’s back! But is Barry Allen fast enough to juggle all those chaotic father figures? And does Oliver Queen’s best friend’s reappearance mean a lot more than it seems? …

NYCC 2014: Dark Horse Announces The Paybacks Set In Buzzkill’s World – Donny Cates And Eliot Rahal Talk Life And Times Of A Superhero Repo-Squad(UPDATE)

Last week, in an interview by Alex Wilson talking to Eliot Rahal, Rahal let slip that The Paybacks was on the way, a sequel set within the Buzzkill universe reuniting the creative team from that Dark Horse book about a …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Gotham Vs. Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

By Erik Grove Welcome back to another installment of Erik’s Weekly Watch! This week I’m going to compare and contrast two of the biggest TV premiers for genre fans! Here we go, folks. This is what we’ve been waiting for. …

Preview Character Designs And Meta Content From Leaving Megalopolis By Gail Simone And Jim Calafiore

It started off as a Kickstarter that raised a six-figure sum due to overwhelming fan demand, and that’s no surprise due to the team up of the magnificent Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore, who previously collaborated on Secret Six. The …

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet – Johns and Romita Jr Give Us The Superman We Need

By Julz Hendricks When I read Superman comics, I forget everything else exists. You can tell me Superman’s origin story every day and I will still tear up and want to read it again. It’s no secret that I was …

It Wouldn’t Be Difficult For Warner Bros. To Actually Promise No Jokes In Its Superhero Universe

By Nas Hoosen I’ve seen this rumor doing the rounds online lately and while I don’t have the means to validate it, and I’d likely take most negative reporting about WB/DC’s plans for its superheroes with a pinch of salt, …

Tales From The Four Color Closet – This Week DC Are Really Spoiling Us

By Joe Glass This week sees a lot of great LGBTQ content from DC, the most I can think of coming out from a single publisher in the same week for a while. Now, small warning, there may be some …

The American Superhero Vs. The State – From Bulgaria To New York

This Soviet era monument in Sofia, Bulgaria, of Cold War might and muscle, has been given a more modern makeover, with the strength of soldiers reinterpreted as American icons, Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, The Joker, Santa Claus and Ronald McDonald. …

T.A.S.K. Is Coming! Talking With Damion Gonzales About The New Animated Series

By Nikolai Fomich [T.A.S.K] Lightning Rod! Onyx! Glitch! Lady Baskerville! You may not know these names now – but creators Damion Gonzales, Zak Farmer, and Sean Izaakse are determined that you soon will. Together they’ve combined their talents to create …

Imperial’s Real Feel And Shakespearian Dialogue For The Win

Peter S. Svensson reviews comics for Bleeding Cool: It isn’t often that I may call a comic Shakespearean unironically. But Imperial #1 earns such high praise with clever dialogue and a fun premise. Mark McDonnell, dealing with his father’s recent …

A Comic­Con Party With A Difference At Rich’s Bar

By Joe Glass Wednesday night, preview night of Comic­Con International 2014, and San Diego night life begins to come alive with the early parties of the convention. If you could manage to make the trip out to Hillcrest, however, you …

First Non-Spoiler Review Of Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Avengers Done Right

By Nas Hoosen When most people point to their favorite Marvel Studios picture, it’s usually to Joss Whedon’s Avengers. After all, that was the one that delivered on the promise of that first post-credits tease at the end of Iron …

A Hasbro Double Punch At San Diego Comic Con – Marvel And Star Wars With Designers And Execs!

By Will Romine Hello friends o’ mine! I’m in San Diego and I’m at the Hasbro booth looking over some upcoming figures.  I haven’t seen such a large collection of  3.75 inches since I stopped to use the employee restroom …

Preview The Chimera Brigade From Titan – Metahumans Fighting It Out During WWII

The Chimera Brigade, a 48 page hardcover graphic novel is arriving from Titan Comics at the end of October featuring the writing of Serge Lehman and Fabrice Colin and the artwork of Gess and Celine Bessoneau. It strikes me as …