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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 …

It’s Time To Study Social Issues Through Comics – The Bleeding Cool Interview With Christina Blanch

Massive Open Online Comics Courses: the wave of the future? When pioneered by Christina Blanch, a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at Ball State University, the first course was so astonishingly successful that it surprised even Blanch. The first course’s topic …

Comic Creators Respond To… The End Of 2013

The end of a year and the beginning of another, is not just a number. For many, it’s a chance to look back, take stock, look forward and make changes. And also, to help others. The time seems to have …

Help Former DC Comics Editor Bob Kahan Stay In His Apartment

Ever the watchful eye, this one was brought to my attention by Nick Barrucci. Bob Kahan was an editor at DC Comics for many years and worked on putting out some of their best trade paperbacks… some of which you …

ComiXology All Over The World – What do Charlie Sheen and The Walking Dead have in common?

Timothy Carson writes: They’re always winning. No, really. According to ComiXology sales last week taken from iOS in-app purchase charts, The Walking Dead has, yet again, virtually overtaken charts across the world; the zombie craze has swept across all of …

Swipe File: Swamp Thing And Five Ghosts

Above we have the published cover to Five Ghosts #4. And below the cover to Swamp Thing #27 coming out in January. Reach for the stars! In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to …

Bissette and Bendis Go Back To School

Seems the Houses of Higher Education are turning to the comic world for their speakers and even teachers. In two separate stories, Stephen Bissette will be speaking at Appalachian State University this month and Brian M Bendis will be teaching …

Cammy’s Covers – Manhattan Projects To Trillium

Cameron Hatheway writes; The Manhattan Projects #13 by Jonathan Hickman Glad to know that several pairs of Vans checkered slip-ons were recycled into making this cover. It’s not entirely checkered, which makes the overall design that much more intriguing and …

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 …

Anatomy Lessons – The Saga of the Swamp Thing #21

Brandon Thomas writes for Bleeding Cool Welcome to Anatomy Lessons, an all-new feature series on this site that breaks down my favorite single-issue comics of all time… It could be a completely self-contained story, or appear smack in the middle …

A Career Retrospective With Phil Hester

Travis Ellisor writes; I first encountered Phil Hester’s work when he teamed-up with Mark Millar (and a bit of Grant Morrison) on one of the best Swamp Thing runs ever. My opinion of his art improved greatly once I started …

Cammy’s Covers – Fearless Defenders To Winter Soldier

Cameron Hatheway writes; The Fearless Defenders #5 by Mark Brooks Ah, this cover brings back some awesome memories from my childhood. Arriving over at Paolo’s house on the weekends, putting in Street Fighter, and playing for the rest of the …

John Constantine And Guillermo Del Toro’s DC Movie – Saturday Trending Topics

Nice to get more info on this project: During the Wondercon panel for Pacific Rim this afternoon, Guillermo Del Toro seized the inevitable question about his “Justice League Dark” project, Heaven Sent, aka Dark Universe, and absolutely smashed it back. …

John Constantine Is The Lead Character Of Guillermo Del Toro’s DC Movie

During the Wondercon panel for Pacific Rim this afternoon, Guillermo Del Toro seized the inevitable question about his “Justice League Dark” project, Heaven Sent, aka Dark Universe, and absolutely smashed it back.

Alan Moore On Swamp Thing 28 Years Ago

As well as snippets from Len Wein and Karen Berger. “It’s sadism and I’m getting paid for it” – Alan Moore. “There’s a book I’ve just been talking to Dick Giordanao about, and it’s called Watchmen.”  Via Very Fine Near …

Times They Are A’Changing Back For Animal Man And Swamp Thing (SPOILERS)

This was how Animal Man #19 ended, the first time around. But a few issues later, after a journey into the very meta narrative of the DC Universe itself, and after meeting Grant Morrison, Buddy Baker came home to a …

Thirteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – New Avengers, Secret Avengers, Hit Girl, Avengers, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Earth 2, Snapshot, All New X-Men, Superior Spider-Man, Hellboy, Youngblood, Epic Kill and Mudman

New Avengers #3 is full of lots of important Marvel Universe moments that will no doubt have implications for stories across the next year. But it also has a rare Doctor Strange moment using his earlier skill as an actual …

An Appreciation Of Alan Moore, One To Three

Stephen Sonneveld writes; I. Creation Myths When reviewing Ingmar Bergman’s final film “Saraband” for American television, film critic Richard Roeper remarked that the Swedish director’s work existed on another plane, above and apart from anything Hollywood was doing. The same …