Captain Marvel #12

Captain Marvel Kick’s Thor’s Butt in Captain Marvel #12 [Preview]

Captain Marvel #12 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, kicking off The Last Avenger storyline in which Captain Marvel will apparently kill all the Avengers. Kelly Thompson, Lee Garbett, Tamra Bonvillain, and a letterer whose name we’ll never know are behind this one. Check out the preview below. If you’re going to kill […]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

Warner Bros. Greenlit a “Doctor Sleep” Sequel Before it Underperformed

It looks like Warner Bros. might have misjudged just how much people wanted a Doctor Sleep movie. This has been an odd year for Stephen King properties since everyone thought that It Chapter 2 was going to be a sure thing, and it far from underperformed with its $460+ million worldwide box office, it wasn’t nearly as big […]

My Hero Academia Gets Deadly with New Statue

My Hero Academia Gets Deadly with New Statue

My Hero Academia is a fascinating anime television show it is a perfect fusion of Japanese culture with the idea of American superheroes and it has just blown my mind. The characters are completely dynamic and I am in love with every single one of them. I like how you could have a television show where […]

Gwenpool Strikes Back #4

Marvel to Release the Snyder Cut of Gwenpool Strikes Back #4 [Preview]

Gwenpool Strikes Back #4 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Leah Williams, David Baldeon, Jesus Aburtov, Joe Caramagna, and with one page written by Christopher Hastings. What wacky hijinx will Gwenpool get up to this issue in her quest to remain relevant and stay in the Marvel Universe? We’ve got a preview […]

"God-Eternal Bontu" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“God-Eternal Bontu” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Welcome! I have a second Magic: The Gathering deck tech article for you all today. Not too long ago, we at Bleeding Cool wrote up a Commander deck tech revolving around Bontu, the Glorified, the black-aligned god of Amonkhet. This article will focus on the eternalized version of Bontu, the aptly-named God-Eternal Bontu. Bontu, now […]

2099 Alpha #1 [Preview]

Who is Thor 2099? 2099 Alpha #1 [Preview]

2099 Alpha #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, and who doesn’t love a super-mega-crossover event Alpha issue? Don’t answer that. Nick Spencer, Viktor Bogdanovic, Marte Gracia, and some poor fool who lettered this thing for less than even the colorist makes and doesn’t even get their name on the cover because Marvel, […]

Professor Snape Is Your Dark Arts Teacher with a New Statue

Professor Snape Is Your Dark Arts Teacher with a New Statue

Professor Snape is a mysterious character in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You assume he’s a bad guy from the beginning but the more you get another character you realize he’s just a giant softy. He’s full of love and hate and he shows the only way he knows how. Bring home a new […]

Spider-Verse #2 [Preview]

Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Spider-Men? Spider-Verse #2 [Preview]

Look, we know Marvel likes to publish as many Spider-people books as possible. You’ve got what, like five or six ongoing Spider-Man comics starring some version of Peter Parker or another. One written by a famous guy’s kid starring Peter Parker’s kid. Miles Morales has his own book and stars in others on occasion. Ghost-Spider […]

"Bontu the Glorified" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Bontu the Glorified” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Hello friends! It’s time again for another set of Commander deck techs styled after the best and worst of each color in Magic: The Gathering. Today, we will be looking over black, a color which may be even harder to find compliments for than blue (and hey, don’t hate me for saying so – blue […]

Marauders #2 [Preview]

Screwing with Sebastian Shaw in Marauders #2 [Preview]

Marauders #2 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, as the second-best Dawn of X launch title goes head-to-head against the best (that’s Excalibur). The Gerry Duggan of Comics, Gerry Duggan, is behind this one, along with Matteo Lolli, Federico Blee, and a letterer whose name will never be known because they’re simply not […]

Overwatch Collectibles Perfect for this Holiday Season

Overwatch Collectibles Perfect for this Holiday Season

Staying in the gaming community we have our final post for you gamers out there this holiday season. Overwatch is an amazing game, it is filled with rich backstairs and an amazing history and Iove seeing their products. This whole guide is dedicated to you Overwatch fans and some of the amazing collectibles you can put on […]

Annihilation Scourge Alpha #1 [Preview]

Squid Problems in Annihilation Scourge Alpha #1 [Preview]

Annihilation Scourge Alpha #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, as Matty Rosenberg is dutifully rewarded for writing a lame-duck Uncanny X-Men run that Hickman was already planning to undo before he started it by getting to kick off the latest super-mega-crossover event. Art here by Juanan Ramirez and Cian Tormey, colors by […]

He came from the depths of the pinball lagoon!

“Creature from the Black Lagoon”: He Came from the Depths of the Pinball Lagoon!

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of Universal’s most enduring monsters. The 1992 pinball machine celebrates his legacy. The 1954 black and white horror film came late compared to Universal’s other notorious monsters such as Dracula and Frankenstein. Yet he quickly became one of the most iconic monsters ever put to film. Collectors […]

Amazing Spider-Man #34

Doctor Doom is Dead in Amazing Spider-Man #34

Amazing Spider-Man #34 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics as we kick off the 2099 super-mega-crossover event. Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason, Matthew Wilson, Dee Cunniffe, Chris O’Halloran, and Joe Caramagna put this thing together. It’s not that Marvel needs three colorists for this book. It’s just that one of them does the coloring […]

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Own Ivaldi’s Deadly Mist Armor with the New God of War Statue

God of War 4 has been out for quite some time now but seeing collectibles from it never gets old. This time it’s from one of the hardest challenges in the game Ivaldis Deadly Mist Armor Set challenge. You can only get this armor sat through a gratuitous set of challenges where deadly toxic mist […]

Deadpool #1 [Preview]

A Sexual Analysis of Spider-Man’s Web-Slinging in Deadpool #1 [Preview]

Deadpool #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, once again relaunching the Merc with a Mouth’s solo series under a new creative team. This time, it’s Kelly Thompson and Chris Bachalo, along with some other folk whose last names only are listed on the cover while they’re not mentioned at all in the […]

A Frozen II Review – Everything You Knew About Frozen Was Wrong #Frozen2

I took the kids to London’s Leicester Square for an advance viewing of Frozen II, on general release around the world from November 22nd. Now over the past six years, we have seen Frozen a lot. It came out when my daughters were five and eight apiece. They are now eleven and fourteen. So we […]

"Warhammer" News: Games Workshop Bringing Back Classic Setting

“Warhammer” News: Games Workshop Bringing Back Classic Setting

For decades, fans of Games Workshop’s venerable Warhammer Fantasy Battles had one of the richest, fully realized playgrounds in table top gaming at their disposal. The world that Warhammer’s fantasy setting took place in was filled with untold terrors, scheming nation states, and an incredible rogues gallery of characters and villains. This was referred to […]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #18 [Preview]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #18 Critiques the American Healthcare System [Preview]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #18 is in stores from Marvel next week, by the brain trust of Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Paco “Funky Cold” Madina, Walden Wong, Edgar Delgado, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below, featuring a scathing critique of the American for-profit healthcare industry. It’s part three of The Ultron Agenda, and […]

Where’s My Biopic? Actor, Writer, Activist Carrie Fisher [OPINION]

With The Rise of Skywalker, it’s hard to believe Carrie Fisher will be there for the last time. It’s harder to believe she died three years ago in 2016. Some say she was the heart and soul of the Star Wars franchise. While most boys modeled themselves after Luke Skywalker or Han Solo, most girls […]

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‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ Rey and D-O Coming From Hot Toys

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker is coming in a little over a month, and the reveals from the film are coming fast and furious. Hot Toys have released official images and opened up preorders for their new Rey and D-O figures. Rey is in her Jedi garb that she will wear in the film, and […]

Morbius Living Vampire Omnibus

What Pushed Morbius the Living Vampire Omnibus From T to Parental Advisory Rating?

‘Dear Rich’, the letter wrote, ‘can you explain why Marvel Comics has just switched the age guidance on Morbius The LivinG Vampire Omnibus from T to Parental Advisory’ It is quite a jump. Marvel Comics currently uses the five ages guidance notation: ALL AGES – Appropriate for all ages. T – Appropriate for most readers, but parents […]

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

A suicidally depressed teen tries to win back his girlfriend by throwing himself off of a perfectly good mountain, ignoring the impossible cute French mechanic living across the street. Claymation hamburgers lip-sync to Van Halen, a pre-teen builds a ray gun, and Booger from Revenge of the Nerds wears lots of hats. Welcome to 1985, […]

King Thor #3 [Preview]

Goddesses of Thunder to the Rescue in King Thor #3 [Preview]

King Thor #3 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, the penultimate issue of Jason Aaron’s lame-duck Thor epilogue while we all wait for The Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates to begin the next chapter. By Aaron, Esad Ribic, Das Pastoras, Ive Svorcina, and Joe Sabino, King Thor #3 finds the titular King […]

"Haunt" Successfully Delivers Haunted House Horrors

“Haunt” Successfully Delivers Haunted House Horrors

The haunted house themed film Haunt provides a twisted and bloody good time, with a focus on trauma and survival. Set in a very familiar Halloween attraction, the Eli Roth produced movie has a gruesome time depicting the mayhem of the horror genre and goes through a journey of conquering demons in every form. Written […]

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New My Hero Academia Statue That Makes the Beat Drop

My Hero Academia has a long list of characters. That’s one of my favorite things about the television show, is that each character has their own story and are also so mysterious. The television show focuses on heroes like All Might and Deku, we don’t really get to see too much of the other cast. […]

Excalibur #2

Everyone Hates Gambit in Excalibur #2 [Preview]

Excalibur #2 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Tini Howard, Marcus To, Erick Arciniega, and a letterer who doesn’t deserve to have their name on the cover (apparently). @#$% letterers. Oh, you know how to type and draw circles, good for you. Not our words. Marvel’s. Anyway, we’ve got a preview below. […]

Will Disney+ Bring Back More Star Wars Characters?

Disney+: Sorry, But Streamer’s Still Missing a Few Things… [PART 1]

Disney+ is a remarkable repository of mostly amazing, occasionally really strange content. It was a little shocking to consider, in the days preceding the launch, the sheer volume of what they had planned for inclusion. Witness, for instance, the 3-hour YouTube video released which has a short clip of the movies, TV shows, and shorts […]

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

A suicidally depressed teen tries to win back his girlfriend by throwing himself off of a perfectly good mountain, ignoring the impossible cute French mechanic living across the street. Claymation hamburgers lip-sync to Van Halen, a pre-teen builds a ray gun, and Booger from Revenge of the Nerds wears lots of hats. Welcome to 1985, […]

Marvel Ch-Ch-Changes

Marvel Ch-Ch-Changes – Conan, Ghost Spider, Scream and Carnage

King Thor #4 is not the only comic book that is getting a… helping hand on the artwork from non-solicited comic book creators. Though maybe these are slightly less headline worthy. Nevertheless, this is who are helping those Marvel comic books get published on time. Conan: Serpent War #3 will be drawn by Luca Pizzari, along […]

Doomsday Has Arrived with the New Storm Collectibles Figure

Doomsday Has Arrived with the New Storm Collectibles Figure

Doomsday is a beast everyone should fear. It is the creature that was able to kill the Man of Steel himself, Superman. Storm Collectibles is bringing this creature alive yet again with their newest Injustice 2 figure it. This figure will be 1/12 scale and will come in at a whopping 10 inches tall. He is completely […]

"Throne of Eldraine" Collector's Pack Quality is a Problem - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Suffers Security Breach – “Magic: The Gathering”

On November 14th, Wizards of the Coast sent out an email blast to users of Magic: The Gathering Online and Magic: The Gathering: Arena, stating that users’ data had been compromised in a security breach. According to this email, while much data was breached (including first and last names of users, users’ email addresses, and their passwords), […]

Absolute Carnage #5 [Preview]

Rocking the Symbiote Universe to Its Core in Absolute Carnage #5 [Preview]

Absolute Carnage #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by The Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, Mark Bagley, J.P. Mayer, Jay Leisten, John Dell, Frank Martin, and Clayton Cowles, and if you think that’s a lot of people to work on a single comic, maybe it explains why this super-mega-crossover […]

Simpsons Fans Rejoice- Correct Aspect Ratios Coming to Disney+

Simpsons Fans Rejoice- Correct Aspect Ratios Coming to Disney+

Simpsons fans were aghast this week when Disney+ went live on Tuesday and something was amiss. A lot of the episodes were presented in a forced widescreen aspect ratio, cutting off sight gags and making viewing quite awkward. Needless to say, this did not make fans very happy. I myself have been watching a ton […]

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General Grievous Toys That Will Make a Fine Addition to Your Collection

One of the coolest Star Wars villains out there in the Galaxy besides Darth Maul, in my opinion, is none other than General Grievous. This warrior decided to enhance his body by removing the flesh and making himself in an immortal robot. He was however not so immortal after getting a face to face encounter […]

Retailers Selling Heartbeat #1 One-Per-Store at Over $85 a Week Before Publication

Retailers Selling Heartbeat #1 One-Per-Store at Over $85 a Week Before Publication

Recall when we alerted you to the fact that retailers were selling the one-per-store variant cover for Folklords #1 – Boom Studios’ latest original hit series that’s already gone to third printing ahead of its on-sale date last week – for $200? Well, the madness continues this week with Heartbeat #1, the sexy supernatural series […]

“Crisis” Management: Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s… Superbaby??? [PREVIEW]

We’re officially in November – which means The CW‘s “Arrowverse” shows are in full swing at this point. Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the “elder states-show” of the “Arrowverse”), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joined the family alongside Supergirl and expanded the Batman mythos in […]

"Planet Coaster: Console Edition" Announced For PS4 & Xbox One

“Planet Coaster: Console Edition” Announced For PS4 & Xbox One

Frontier Developments announced this week that their amusement park simulator Planet Coaster will be getting a console Edition for PS4 and Xbox One. The game has been doing well on PC the past few years including having several expansions like the recent Ghostbusters content. Now you can start building theme parks on console as the […]

Advance Reorders

Dark Knight Tops Advance Reorders With Rafael Grampa

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And […]

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“Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge” E02 “Untraditional Thanksgiving”: Turkeys? Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Turkeys [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge, the remaining five competitors were challenged with thinking outside the box using some nontraditional food items and transforming them into Thanksgiving comfort food.  Host Giada De Laurentiis encouraged them to express their creativity to reinvent items like pizza, lasagna, and tacos 0 while judges Alex Guarnaschelli, Carla […]

Annapurna Interactive & Variable State Unveil Last Stop At XO19

Annapurna Interactive & Variable State Unveil Last Stop At XO19

During XO19 in London, Annapurna Interactive and Variable State revealed their latest adventure coming to the Xbox One with Last Stop. The game explores three different storylines all tied into each other in different ways. The game fittingly enough takes place in present-day London as you will experience three different stories from a set of […]

Professor Mcgonagall Calls upon the Sorting Hat in the New Statue

Professor McGonagall Calls upon the Sorting Hat in the New Statue

Professor McGonagall was one of the head female teacher inside the famous Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. With some iconic teachers like Dumbledore, Hagrid, Professor Snape she is one female lead that students can look up to. Sideshow Collectibles has teamed up with Enesco to bring as a professor McGonagall statue. The statue showcases […]

The Daily LITG, November 16th, 2019 - Happy Birthday Richard Howell

The Daily LITG, November 16th, 2019 – Happy Birthday Richard Howell

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday DC Comics Not Reprinting Superman #17 Despite Secret Identity-Revealing Sellout DC Bait Readers By Having Catwoman Cheat On Batman With Nightwing […]

"The Mandalorian" S01, Ep02: "The Child" Brings Out Your Inner Jawa (Spoiler Review)

“The Mandalorian”: Beskar and the Single Mandalorian [SPOILER THOUGHTS]

There’s a lot to unpack in the new Disney+ series The Mandalorian. From the spaghetti western and samurai influences to the deep Star Wars lore that’s on display, there is plenty to consider. A word we hear early in the first episode, as some unsavory thugs are trying to intimidate the titular star of the […]

Medieval’s Sir Dan Stands Proud in New Level 52 Statue

Medieval’s Sir Dan Stands Proud in New Level52 Statue

MediEvil is one of the classic original PlayStation games out there. The iconic story follows the story of a faithful knight who met his demise too early only to be resurrected to save the world one more time. PlayStation recently released a fully remastered version of the game and it was rebuilt from the ground […]

The Boys Vinyl Mondo

Artwork From The Boys Soundtrack on Vinyl From Mondo

Mondo Tees. Mondo, and Madison Gate records putting Christopher Lennertz score to the Amazon series The Boys, based on the Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comic book of the same name, only vinyl. It featuring original artwork by Jack Hughes, though some seems to have been repurposed from Darick Robertson, liner notes by composer Christopher Lennertz, […]

Does Frozen II Have a Post-Credit Scene? #Frozen2

Does Frozen II Have a Post-Credits Scene? #Frozen2

Just got out of seeing Frozen II with the kids at Leicester Square. It’s out on November the 22nd here, but the big question I have been asked, especially for other people coming with small ones in tow is a) is there a post-credit scene and b) is it worth placating young children with sweets, […]

Wonder Woman gets real with new figure from Sideshow Collectibles

Wonder Woman Gets Real with New Figure from Sideshow Collectibles

Wonder Woman 84 is still months away but you can still bring home Wonder Woman with a new sixth scale figure from Sideshow Collectibles. This figure is something else and you will see why. The figure is 12 inches tall and odd as it sounds she is fully articulated. Diana uses a new seamless body from […]