"Pokémon Sword and Shield" Will Feature 18 Gyms, Optional Auto-Saving

The Pokémon Company Will Start Going After Leakers In Court

If you thought The Pokémon Company took all the leaks for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield lightly, you got another thing coming. According to a report by Forbes, the company has decided that they are going to start taking legal action against those individuals who leaked info. Specifically, those who had first-hand information through hacking […]

"Fortnite" Reveals More "Star Wars" Details At The Game Awards

Here’s What Happened During The “Star Wars” Event In “Fortnite”

Yesterday, Disney and Epic Games took over the island in Fortnite to present a special Star Wars event, and here’s what we got from it. Players were thrown into a period of time where they couldn’t kill each other in the game, so unlike previous events where you could take people out midway through, that […]

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Tony Stark Must Die in Tony Stark: Iron Man #19 [Preview]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #19 hits stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, and Francesco Manna, and it’s the last issue of Iron Man for 2019, which means it’s the last issue of Tony Stark: Iron Man period, because Iron Man 2020 launches in January. And in true crossover event fashion, […]

No Time To Die: Who Should Sing Bond's 25th Theme Song?

“No Time To Die”: Who Should Sing Bond’s 25th Theme Song?

James Bond themes are iconic. And with No Time To Die‘s release just around the corner, and Bond themes traditionally being announced and dropped a few months before the film’s release, it’s time to talk about possible theme songs. From Henry Mancini to Shirley Bassey to Adele, theme songs are an indelible part of what […]

THQ Nordic Releases A Playable Prototype Of "Gothic Remake"

THQ Nordic Releases A Playable Prototype Of “Gothic Remake”

This week, THQ Nordic announced they have released a playable prototype of Gothic Remake, which you can download and try right now. The game appears to be like many remake titles coming out these days, where it’s the original with a graphical and audio overhaul, but most of the gameplay remains the same. The company […]

The New Moonshiners Expansion Comes To “Red Dead Online”

Red Dead Online just got a new expansion added to the mix, literally, as you’ll be making sweet alcohol in dry lands with Moonshiners. The storyline will have you and whoever else you roll with coming in to help with the moonshine trade. Problem is… it’s illegal. You’ll be running shipments, out-running the law, and […]

The Daily LITG, 15th December 2019 – Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 15th December 2019 – Happy Birthday J. M. DeMatteis

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. Were you up for Swinson? The 10 most-read stories yesterday “American Gods” Star Orlando Jones Announces Firing [VIDEO] Are These The 25 Biggest Comic Book Stores […]

PG-13 Horror Films That Will Scare Audiences of All Ages

PG-13 Horror Films That Will Scare Audiences of All Ages

After the recent conversations surrounding the PG-13 remake of a remake for Black Christmas, many horror fans are concerned about the limitations it may be given. While the slasher genre is meant to thrive in an ‘R’ rating, there are still plenty of horror films within PG -13 guidelines that can provide scares to horror […]

Amazon Alexa Allows Users to Pick Samuel L. Jackson as Voice

Samuel L. Jackson one of the most recognizable voices in pop culture and now Amazon Alexa allows users for him to be your new digital assistant. Early adopters will be able to purchase the voice at the introductory price of $0.99. The regular price is $4.99. Alexa owners can purchase either from Amazon or the […]

“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and “Richard Jewell” Film Controversy [OPINION]

Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell is no exception. The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for […]

Review - Games Workshop's "Start Collecting! Daemons of Nurgle" Box

Review – Games Workshop’s “Start Collecting! Daemons of Nurgle” Box

Today, I am reviewing the started boxed set used to start a Daemons of Nurgle army. This isn’t the most current review I could do – one might even say it’s as old as time immemorial – but because Games Workshop’s release schedule doesn’t include a holiday sale, I figured I would go over a […]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 [Preview]

Donatello Revealed as a Powerbrony in Power Rangers/TMNT #2 [Preview]

The second issue of explosive publisher BOOM! Studios and IDW’s crossover event, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is hitting stores in January, and a press release from BOOM! is promising a “shocking reveal that’ll change everything.” What could that reveal be? And might this early preview of the issue contain it? We’re going […]

"Star Wars": J.J. Abrams Talks Having More Freedom in "The Rise of Skywalker"

“Star Wars”: J.J. Abrams Wants Unaltered Original Trilogy Released

When it comes to Star Wars purists and preservation enthusiasts, J. J. Abrams is on your side. Speaking to Now This News, The Rise of Skywalker and The Force Awakens director said he would like to see the original trilogy released in their unaltered form. J.J. Abrams is calling for the original versions of ‘Star […]

"The Outer Worlds" Will Be Doing A "Twitch Plays" Event

“The Outer Worlds” Will Be Getting Some DLC Next Year

Obsidian Entertainment took a moment to thank their fans for all their support for The Outer Worlds and dropped news of upcoming DLC with it. The devs took to their own forums and sent a thank you note to the fans for The Game Awards nominations. And with it came the news that new content […]

Andy Warner’s Student Trip to Beirut, Aged 21…

I’ve never seen a student road trip sez comedy to Beirut before. But that’s because comic books will go where none others will dare. Also truth is always stranger than fiction. Andy Warner, author of Brief Histories of Everyday Objects and This Land is My Land has seen his nonfiction comics published by Slate, Fusion, […]

Monster hunter arrives with new statue from Kinetiquettes

Monster hunter arrives with new statue from Kinetiquettes

Monster Hunter is a very fun, thrilling, and intense game. You could sign on and play just to take down one monster and next thing you know it’s been two hours of the hunt. Monster Hunter World definitely got me back into the hunter fever. Now it looks like you can bring your love for […]

Gwenpool Strikes Back #5 [Preview]

Is Gwenpool Strikes Back #5 the Last Gwenpool Comic We’ll Ever Preview?!

Gwenpool Strikes Back #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Leah Williams and David Baldeon, and as the cover itself points out, this could be the last time we see Gwenpool in a Marvel comic! That’s because Gwen is fighting to remain relevant and popular enough to warrant starring in a comic. […]

A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

MWM Interactive announced this week they’re bringing a dark version of A Christmas Carol to VR with Chained: A Victorian Nightmare. Created and directed by Justin Denton, the same mind behind the immersive game Legion, you get a modern-day version of a Christmas classic. You can get the game right now for $6 on Oculus, […]

Undiscovered Country #2 Gets a Second Printing

Undiscovered Country #2 Gets a Second Printing

Undiscovered Country #1 by Scott Snyder, Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Daniele Orlandini smashed sales on release. The second issue, out this past week, was no slouch either, and Imag Comics has sent it back for a second printing. FOC is this weekend if any retailers want to check their stocks… and it will be […]

Pearl Abyss Launches "Black Desert Mobile" & Xbox Updates

Pearl Abyss Launches “Black Desert Mobile” & Xbox Updates

It was a busy week for Pearl Abyss as they both launched Black Desert Mobile this week for iOS and Android, but added a new Xbox update. First off, Black Desert Mobile is a slimmed-down version of the game, as you will choose from one of five available character classes. You can pick Warrior, Witch, […]

Revenge of the Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 [Preview]

This Preview of Revenge of the Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 is a Riot

Revenge of the Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Dennis Hopeless “Hallum” and Scott Hepburn, and with a backup by The Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw. We’ve got a preview below. Cosmic Ghost Rider, the Punisher, but more like Deadpool, and he’s a Ghost […]


“Crisis” Management: Routh, Hoechlin Talk Hot Superman-on-Superman Action; “Lucifer” Selfie; New Keyart

We’ve officially reached December, folks – 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 […]

Darth Vader Pyre Helmet from "The Force Awakens" Gets EFX Replica

Darth Vader Pyre Helmet from “The Force Awakens” Gets EFX Replica

Darth Vader is nothing but a legacy inside Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We saw how Kylo Ren twisted his grandfather’s legacy and showcased a melted Darth Vader helmet in his chambers. It looks like now with EFX we will be able to order in on our own Darth Vader pyre helmet replica. This replica […]

Alan Brennert and Jerry Ordway Launch Marvel Snapshots, Curated by Kurt Busiek

A couple of months ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the news about a new series being curated by Alex Ross called Marvel Anthology. That Ross would draw the first episode and would write subsequent issues for others to draw or paint. Then last month while Kurt Busiek was guesting on the Marvel podcast he talked about the […]

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“Harley Quinn” Season 1 “Finding Mr. Right”: It’s Harley vs. Her Greatest Arch-Nemesis… Robin??? That’s Not Gonna Cut It [PREVIEW]

So far, we’ve liked what we’ve seen from DC Universe‘s adult-oriented animated series Harley Quinn. The streaming service had teased fans with details about the series as far back as 2018’s New York Comic Con (NYCC), and now? Let’s just say that the Kaley Cuoco-starrer (with The Big Bang Theory alum also executive producing, alongside Justin […]

WSOE Will Host "Call Of Duty: Mobile" Creator Challenge Tournament

WSOE Will Host “Call Of Duty: Mobile” Creator Challenge Tournament

Some cool news for Call Of Duty: Mobile fans as the WSOE will be hosting a Creator Challenge tournament for the hit mobile game. Starting on December 15th, several top competitors and influencers will compete for a $30k prize pool, featuring well-known names teaming up for a chance at mobile glory. The competition will include […]

New Mutants #4 [Preview]

Boom Boom Goes on a Bender in New Mutants #4 [Preview]

New Mutants #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, another Earthbound issue by Ed Brisson and Marco Failla. And we’ve got a preview below that shows the cover mutant, Boom Boom, being a very poor role model. Of course, you can kind of understand it. Boom Boom joined the New Mutants pretty late, […]

Team17 & Bad Yolk Games Partner Up For "Main Assembly"

Team17 & Bad Yolk Games Partner Up For “Main Assembly”

Team17 announced this week they’ve formed a new partnership with Bad Yolk Games to release their upcoming game Main Assembly. The Sweden-based studio introduced their freeform physics-driven construction game a short time ago, and now it looks like plans are in motion for a 2020 release. The game is being aimed for a Q2 2020 […]

No, The Amazing Mary Jane is Not Cancelled With #5 – And Here’s The Proof

The Amazing Mary Jane comic book series was solicited as an ongoing series from Marvel Comics… SPINNING RIGHT OUT OF THE PAGES OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! “YOU JUST HIT THE JACKPOT!” ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! Like that. But the Amazon listing for the first collection has had its ‘Vol 1’ label removed, and looks like it will […]

Call Of Duty League Sells Out Launch Weekend Passes In 24 Hours

If you’re wondering whether or not the new Call Of Duty League will have any success in the inaugural season, they just got a good sign it might. Passes for the first event being held at the Minneapolis Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from January 24-26, 2020 went on sale on December 11th. Within 24 hours, […]

Annihilation Scourge Omega #1 [Preview]

The Thing Makes an Insensitive Joke in Annihilation Scourge Omega #1 [Preview]

All good things must eventually come to an end. And that applies as well to crossovers events, even mini-crossover events that are biding time until next year’s super-mega-crossover event. Yes, all crossover events must end. Some more punctually than others. What we’re trying to say is that Annihilation Scourge Omega #1 is in stores next […]

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“American Gods” Star Orlando Jones Fired [UPDATE]; Claims Showrunner Sees “Mr. Nancy’s Angry, Get-S**t-Done” Approach “Wrong Message for Black America” [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Jones posted a follow-up tweet to clarify he was fired from American Gods on September 10, 2019 – and not 2018. He also aimed strong criticism at production company Fremantle US – referring to them as “a nightmare” and tagging Nick Cannon, Heidi Klum, Gabrielle Union, and Melanie “Mel B” Brown as examples of […]

"Frostpunk" Will Receive "The Last Autumn" DLC In January 2020

“Frostpunk” Will Receive “The Last Autumn” DLC In January 2020

Some cool news from 11 Bit Studios today as they will be releasing the anticipated Frostpunk DLC “The Last Autumn” in January. The DLC will drop on January 21st, 2020 across all PC retailers the game is sold through. And much like the season of autumn, this DLC will have a profound effect on the […]

Are These The 25 Biggest Comic Book Stores in the USA?

Are These The 25 Biggest Comic Book Stores in the USA?

The other month Diamond Comic Distributors accidentally leaked the names, contact details and a series of figures for over two thousand of their accounts. Dubbed Marvel.xls it has been interpreted to reflect each and every store’s Marvel orders on average for the month and for the year as a whole. There are inconsistencies, the list […]

Predator Enters the Concrete Jungle in New Infinity Studio Statue

Predator Enters the Concrete Jungle in New Infinity Studio Statue

Predator must be making a comeback, as I have seen almost as many Predator collectibles lately as Batman, and that is a lot. So something must be brewing behind the scenes to get the alien bounty hunter back on the market. This time is with Infinity Studio and their newest Predator 2 statue of our […]

Popeye is Ready to Knock Some Skulls with New Mezco Two-Pack

Popeye is Ready to Knock Some Skulls with New Mezco Two-Pack

Popeye is a classic cartoon that has lived on throughout the generations. He has easily had an amazing fanbase and now you can bring him home with a new Mezco Toyz to pack figures it. This 2Pac figures that feature is Popeye and his nemesis Bluto in a stormy seas ahead bundle. Like most ONE:12 […]

Maria Llovet's Heartbeat #3 [Preview]

First Look at Maria Llovet’s Heartbeat #3 [Preview]

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has released a first look at Heartbeat #3, the upcoming issue of the series by Maria Llovet about the allure of bad boys and ultra-rare first issue variant covers, dubbed “Faithless for Teens” by teen idol Rich Johnston. The preview sees protagonist Eva lacking sympathy for a friend. Check it out […]

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“Locke & Key”: Netflix Series Welcomes Us to Keyhouse [PREVIEW IMAGES]

While shows such as DC Universe‘s Doom Patrol, Netflix‘s The Umbrella Academy, and Amazon Prime’s The Boys already gotten a ton of (deserved) attention, we’re happy to be turning our attention to Netflix‘s adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez‘s comic book Locke & Key. Originally Hulu-bound, the ten-episode, supernatural-fantasy drama from Hill, Carlton Cuse, and IDW Entertainment went through […]

"Theros: Beyond Death" Trailer Unveiled - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Theros: Beyond Death” Trailer Unveiled – “Magic: The Gathering”

At The Game Awards last night, Wizards of the Coast publicly unveiled a number of interesting things, including their new MMO, Magic: Legends. But a good many Magic: The Gathering players were delighted to see the cinematic trailer teasing Wizards’ next upcoming expansion set, Theros: Beyond Death. In the trailer, the Planeswalker known as Elspeth Tirel makes […]

Wonder Woman Gets Amazing with New Revoltech from Kaiyodo

Wonder Woman Gets Amazing with New Revoltech from Kaiyodo

Wonder Woman is one of the mightiest heroes in the DC universe. This princess does not need any help and can hold her own. You can now bring it home your own Wonder Woman with the new Revoltech figure from Kaiyodo. She comes in at 5.9 inches tall, is insanely poseable, stocked with accessories and […]

Sacred Decay: Dark Horse to Publish Lauren Marx Art Book

Sacred Decay: Dark Horse to Publish Lauren Marx Art Book

Dark Horse Comics is set to confuse the crap out of comic book readers next July. Dark Horse’s upcoming release, Sacred Decay, doesn’t feature superpeople punching each other in tights. It doesn’t even feature hell boys or aliens or predators or any of that stuff. Okay, Jude Terror, so they’re publishing an art book. Big […]

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“The Boys”: Butcher’s Twisted “Twas the Night Before Christmas” Take Leaves The Seven’s Stockings Filled with Coal [IMAGES]

Amazon Prime Video‘s adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson‘s comic book series The Boys has been sticking some righteously sweet superhero three-point landings since it premiered on Friday, July 26 – and spoiler? Check out Bleeding Cool’s two-scoops-of-spoilers-filled review here to find out why we (like a whole lot of you) are big fans of the series – and […]

It’s Transfomers BotBot Mania Thanks to Hasbro [Review]

Transformers BotBot Series 3 Are Here Thanks to Hasbro [Review]

Transformers Botbots are the perfect combination of ordinary objects in the beloved transformer franchise. The idea behind these toys is what would happen if Energon hit a shopping mall. These are all the creations that were given life and became Transformers. So when Hasbro sent over some of the Botbots Series 3 for us to […]