Taking Down Thought Bubble on a Sunday Night in Harrogate…

Last weekend saw the first Thought Bubble comic convention in Harrogate, moving half an hour on the train from Leeds, but it seemed a world away. From all accounts however, it was a success. Some vendors I spoke to reported double their sales at the previous Thought Bubble, others triple. even if there was a […]

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

Yikes! Many Bans in Standard, Others – “Magic: The Gathering”

Today (November 18th), Wizards of the Coast has announced a smattering of additions to their Banned and Restricted List for Magic: The Gathering. The additions are as follows: Standard: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Once Upon a Time is banned. Veil of Summer is banned. Brawl: Oko, Thief of Crowns is banned. Legacy: Wrenn and Six is banned. Vintage: Narset, […]

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Elsa Charretier’s Infinite Loop, Still Spinning Away

Elsa Charretier writes for Bleeding Cool, It’s almost a given, most creators and entrepreneurs will face rejection at some point in their career. When that moment comes, a few courses of action are available to you. The mature one: you learn a valuable lesson, get back up on your feet, dust yourself off, and get […]

“Black Lightning” Season 3 “The Book of Resistance: Chapter One”: Jefferson Finds Himself Caught Between Freeland & Family [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 […]

Xbox Game Studios & Obsidian Entertainment Announce "Grounded"

Xbox Game Studios & Obsidian Entertainment Announce “Grounded”

Last week during XO19, Obsidian Entertainment along with Xbox Game Studios announced their latest project together called Grounded. The game will have you shrunken down as children no bigger than the size of an any who have to survive in what is now a large version of the regular world. You can play solo or […]

Juna Group Abandons Trademark Application for Harvey Comics

The Juna Group of Newburyport, Massachusetts, has abandoned a trademark application for the term Harvey Comics, after being challenged by Classic Media. The trademark application was for Comic books; Children’s books; Coloring books and was made back in May. After much paperwork went back and forth between the Juna Group and the US Government, a […]

"Bee Simulator" Releases Along With A New Launch Trailer

“Bee Simulator” Releases Along With A New Launch Trailer

Bigben Interactive and Varsav Studio officially released Bee Simulator last week, and with it game a brand new launch trailer. We tried this game out a while ago at one of the PAX events, where you basically play like a bee using all of the things we know about bees to do what you do. […]

Deck13 & Monolith Of Minds Announce "Resolutiion"

Deck13 & Monolith Of Minds Announce “Resolutiion”

Deck 13 along with developer Monolith Of Minds have announced a brand new game at the Golden Joystick Awards called Resolutiion. Yes, with two I’s. The game sets you up as a type of assassin in a grim cyberpunk world, where you get to experience a dark story where nothing is as it seems in […]

Alan Moore On His “Grouchiness” and “Cantankerousness”

Alan Moore On His “Grouchiness” and “Cantankerousness”

Whenever I discuss the work and reputation of Alan Moore, I am usually smacked up against a wall of online commentators who tell me how gloomy he is, how morose he is, and why does he keep whining about the past. Which is utterly at odds with the man I’ve met, occasionally interviewed and even […]

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“Watchmen” Episode 5 “Little Fear of Lightning”: Truths Are Unmasked As Lindelof Goes Where Zack Snyder Feared to Tread [SPOILER REVIEW]

Now that HBO‘s pseudo-sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ celebrated comic book series Watchmen has been unveiled to the world – it seems the world’s liking what they’re seeing so far from Damon Lindelof‘s “remix”. Even die-hard Watchmen purists appear to be slowly coming around – and they should. Bleeding Cool didn’t exactly pull […]

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Microsoft Rolled Out A New Update For Xbox One In November

During XO19, Microsoft rolled out a new update for the Xbox One, which included newly added support for Google Assistant. Among the changes are gamertag improvements, text filters, an improvement to Mixer viewing (if you watch Mixer on your Xbox One), the sorely needed voice-to-text option, and more. You can read more about it all […]

The Daily LITG, November 18th, 2019 – Happy Birthday Alan Moore

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 “Rick and Morty” Season 4 “The Old Man and the Seat” Preview [VIDEO] What Pushed Morbius the Living Vampire Omnibus From […]

"MST3K" Announces Their Annual Turkey Day Event For 2019

“MST3K” Announces Their Annual Turkey Day Event For 2019

It’s that time of year. Time to forget your family for a sec on Thanksgiving and watch some of MST3K‘s annual Turkey Day marathon. For those of you looking for more humor than you are football, or just want a viewing option that will make you laugh and take you back to the marathons of […]

"Ashes Of The Singularity: Escalation" Receives A New Expansion

“Ashes Of The Singularity: Escalation” Receives A New Expansion

Stardock Games have added a new expansion into Ashes Of The Singularity: Escalation, as players now have to deal with the Hunter/Prey system. Like previous expansions, this one adds a few new features and mechanics, while the story further divides the two factions away from each other. Players will be getting new Substrate units and […]

Punisher Kill Krew #5 [Preview]

Foggy Nelson, Certified Bad-@#$ in Punisher Kill Krew #5 [Preview]

Punisher Kill Krew #5 is in stores next week, the final issue of this mini-series that answered the question: what if the War of the Realms super-mega-crossover event could drag on for another few months after the war was over? In this issue, by the Gerry Duggan of Comics, Gerry Duggan, Juan Ferreyra, and Cory […]

The "Kingdom Hearts" Series Will Come To Xbox In 2020.

The “Kingdom Hearts” Series Will Come To Xbox In 2020

Some cool news over the weekend from XO19 as the entire Kingdom Hearts series will be coming to all Xbox systems in 2020. The move comes from Square Enix who saw the success KH3 had on a console outside of the PlayStation and decided it was time to properly add the games to the console. […]

“Jurassic World Evolution” Is Getting “Return To Jurassic Park” DLC

Frontier Developments is finally giving us the Jurassic World Evolution content we want with the “Return To Jurassic Park” DLC. The DLC will take place after the first film and will bring back the original location and all of the “fun” things you remember before escaping. What’s more, Sam Neill and Laura Dern return to reprise […]

Will Disney+ Bring Back More Star Wars Characters?

Why Disney Plus Notification for Past Content is Disingenuous [OPINION]

Disney deserves credit, where it’s due releasing past content contemporary audiences may find objectionable on their streaming platform Disney Plus. With films like Dumbo (1941), the synopsis includes the disclaimer. “This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depiction.” The specific scene in question involves a group of crows depicted as […]

Capcom Announces "Street Fighter V: Champion Edition"

Capcom Announces “Street Fighter V: Champion Edition”

Late last night, Capcom announced a brand new version of Street Fighter V is coming as we’re getting Street Fighter V: Champion Edition. The game is basically everything from the original released and the Arcade Edition, with some exceptions when it comes to skins.  We also get the latest character addition to the game as […]

An RPG Fantasy Theme Park You Say? We Tried "Heroland" at E3 2019

XSEED Games Announces “Heroland” Will Be Released On PC

XSEED Games had some cool news this week as the game Heroland will be launching on December 3rd and will come out on PC as well. The game had already been lined up for both the PS4 and Nintendo Switch as you play a classic RPG through what is essentially an RPG theme park. Now […]

Hannah Blumenreich, Writer of IDW’s Big Hero 6 – But Not For Long, If At All

Hannah Blumenreich is the Ignatz award winner for Outstanding Online Comic, Full Court Crush, about a girl helping the basketball player she likes with her homework. She has also written and drawn for Regular Show from Boom, Spider-Gwen and Amazing Spider-Man from Marvel,  She is also the author of IDW’s Big Hero 6 comic book, […]

Colin Furze Creates A Real Version Of Junkrat’s RIP-Tire From "Overwatch"

Colin Furze Creates A Real Version Of Junkrat’s RIP-Tire From “Overwatch”

If you know anything about Colin Furze, you know he likes to build crazy stuff. And if there’s ever a game with crazy stuff, it’s the weapons in Overwatch. I mean, really, try explaining to anyone how Symmetra’s weapon works in the game on a real-life physical level. You can’t. But apparently, you can explain […]

Avengers #26

The Secret Origin of the First Starbrand in Avengers #26 [Preview]

Avengers #26 is in stores on Wednesday, by all but one of Jason Aaron, Dale Keown, Andrea Sorrentino, Joe Weems, Cam Smith, Craig Yeung, Jason Keith, Erick Arciniega, Jay David Ramos, Cory Petit, and Ted McGinley. We’ve got a preview below, in which we learn the secret origin of the original Starbrand. No, not that […]

Will Disney+ Bring Back More Star Wars Characters?

Disney History “Hidden Gems” You Might’ve Missed on Disney+

There are buried gems beyond The Mandalorian and the MCU on Disney+. Looking back at some of the older material, all of which was probably handpicked to test the appetite of subscribers for older programs, is well worth the time. Among the gems are episodes of older Disney television shows. For instance, the 1966 episode […]

"This War Of Mine: Final Cut" Gets A Free 5th Anniversary Update

“This War Of Mine: Final Cut” Gets A Free Fifth Anniversary Update

11 Bit Studios have released a brand new update for This War Of Mine: Final Cut, making the game’s fifth anniversary with a free gift. You can download the update totally free as we speak, as the devs put a bow on what they are referring to the “crowning version” of the game. Along with […]

Strikeforce #3 [Preview]

Does Doctor Doom Make a Good Roommate? Strikeforce #3 [Preview]

Strikeforce #3 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week as Marvel has finally given fans the grim and gritty heroes team-up they haven’t seen since… well, there’s Savage Avengers too. Anyway, we’ve got a preview below of the new issue by Tini Howard, German Peralta, Marco Rudy, Guru-eFX, and presumably a letterer who didn’t […]

“Supergirl” Learns the Truth About Lena and Leviathan in “Tremors” [PREVIEW]

In Supergirl this week, all of the conflicts we’ve been building towards all season will come to a head. After last week’s revelations about Lena (Katie McGrath) and Andrea (Julie Gonzalo), Kara (Melissa Benoist) is on a collision course with Leviathan that apparently takes her to the Fortress of Solitude, and a fight with an […]

"Kingdom Under Fire 2"

“Kingdom Under Fire 2” Receives A New Cinematic Trailer At Launch

Gameforge has officially launched Kingdom Under Fire II, and with it comes a new cinematic trailer for you to enjoy before jumping in. That latest entry in the series dropped last week, but not before the devs decided to show it off in glorious fashion. You can check out the trailer below along with a […]

Gosh Comics' Top 20 Comics For Adults and Kids of 2019

Gosh Comics’ Top 20 Comics For Adults and Kids of 2019

Gosh Comics of London has released their Best Of The Year and has allowed Bleeding Cool to share them. And they have a list for adults. We begin with the grown-ups, in alphabetical order – and restricted to books which are stand-alone books or the first volume in a series. All the titles here are […]

“Jump Force” Shows Off A New Madara & Hitsugaya DLC Trailer

Bandai Namco released a new trailer recently showing off two new Jump Force DLC characters on the way as well as a brand new stage to fight on. This time around they show off Madara Uchiha and Toshiro Hitsugaya from Naruto and Bleach, respectfully. While the trailer itself may not be terribly long, you do […]

Immortal Hulk #27 [Preview]

Exploiting Climate Change for Profit in Immortal Hulk #27 [Preview]

The Immortal Hulk #27 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Al Ewing, Joe Bennett, and more. We’ve got a preview below. In which we follow a Roxxon corporate meeting, Bruce Banner’s latest revolutionary plans, and Roxxon’s elite B.E.R.S.E.R.K.E.R. Unit guards. Roxxon CEO Dario Agger, who has gone full Minotaur, is exploring Roxxon’s […]

Action RPG "Decay of Logos" is Headed to Xbox One

“Decay Of Logos” Will Come To The Nintendo Switch On November 28th

Rising Star Games announced this week that Decay Of Logos will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch on November 28th. Now you can explore the wilderness with your mystical elk companion as you seek revenge upon those who destroyed your village and took away your home. All from the comfort of the handheld […]

"Swords Of Gargantua" Will Be Getting A New "Tesseract Abyss" Update

“Swords Of Gargantua” Will Be Getting A New “Tesseract Abyss” Update

Yomuneco Inc. announced this past week that Swords Of Gargantua will be getting a fresh new update called the Tesseract Abyss. The update will give you a brand new adventure mode as well as different ways to level up and expand your character for greater challenges. You can check out more details on the VR […]

Captain America #16

The Secret Identity of Scourge Revealed in Captain America #16 [Preview]

Captain America #16 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bob Quinn, Matt Milla, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below.   Steve and the Daughters of Liberty are hunting down the latest person to use the name Scourge, who has killed some NYC cops. Steve and Misty seem to […]

Star Wars Queen Amidala Enters a Throne Room with New Statue

Star Wars Queen Amidala Enters a Throne Room with New Statue

Star Wars Queen Amidala was an interesting storyline in the prequel series. I personally loved Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and it is easily one of my favorite Star Wars films. I loved what George Lucas did to all these new characters and as derivative as it sounds all the politics of at all. To celebrate the […]

Absolute Carnage: Captain Marvel #1

Punching a Cat in the Throat for Absolute Carnage: Captain Marvel #1

When she’s not murdering the Avengers in her solo series, Captain Marvel likes to tie-in with a good super-mega-crossover event, and with Absolute Carnage ending this week, it’s her last chance to tie into the current one (that is, until Absolute Carnage 2: This Time It’s The Carnagest comes out in a few years). And […]

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Anime NYC 2019: 50+ Images of Cosplay, Collectibles & More [GALLERY]

Some fans in the northeast seem to think that the convention season ends in October with New York Comic Con (NYCC), but there are a number of folks who would push back on that. Count LeftField Media as one of them, taking over the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this weekend for Anime NYC 2019. […]

All The Info About Google Stadia Will be Revealed on June 6th

Google Stadia Announces It Will Now Launch With 22 Titles

Breaking news from Google this evening as the company announces Google Stadia will now launch this week with 22 games to its name. The company appears to be making some last-minute deals to get as many titles as it can available to those who purchase it. Not to mention bonus games for those who buy […]

When It Was Wise to Focus Group the Punchline

When It Was Wise to Focus Group the Punchline

Bill Williams is the co-creator of Antarctic Press series Punchline, But how did he get there? And what did he do wrong? He writes, Big movie studios gather people together in small groups so that they can share their content and get feedback before a project is released to the general public. These focus groups […]

“Batwoman” Gets Caught in Her Past in “Tell Me the Truth” [PREVIEW]

Batwoman is back this week, and we’re meeting new friends and going deeper with old ones. It sounds like Kate (Ruby Rose) and Sophie (Meagan Tandy) will be front and center, with their prior relationship being explored more fully, especially as Sophie grapples with how to protect Kate and her identity as Batwoman from the […]

"Trails Of Cold Steel III" Is Getting a Special Twitch Stream Next Week

“Trails Of Cold Steel III” Receives An Accolades Trailer

Falcom and NIS America have released a new accolades trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III now that it’s out. Mainly the trailer is here to show off the praise the game received over the past few weeks, not much else here aside from a better look at it if you […]

Second Printings for X-Men #2 and Pink Lemonade #1

Second Printings for X-Men #2 and Pink Lemonade #1

Two comic books going to a second printing this weekend… Nick Cagnetti‘s Pink Lemonade #1 from It’s Alive Comics, out on the 18th of December and X-Men #2 by Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu from Marvel Comics, out on January 8th. The second printing to X-Men #1 had Marvel get Giuseppe Camuncoli to redraw a […]

Why Scream 4 Deserves its Newfound Appreciation

5 Things We Would Like to See in “Scream 5”

Now that we’re supposedly getting another Scream film after several years of silence, the internet has blown up with comments, suggestions, and ideas about what they hope to see from the film. Despite not knowing the direction they will take the next installment, we have compiled a few ideas that we hope to see in […]

Esports Team Fnatic Teams With Hello Kitty For Special Drops

Esports Team Fnatic Teams With Hello Kitty For Special Drops

In what is currently the cutest esports promotion of the year, Hello Kitty has joined Team Fnatic, and will be releasing special drops featuring the character. It’s probably also the weirdest one of the year as well, as they will be dropping some special gear and other promotional stuff. The Fnatic X Hello Kitty promotion […]