"Family Tree" #1: Botanical Post Apocalypse Tale Off with a Bang (Review)

“Family Tree” #1: Botanical Post Apocalypse Tale Off with a Bang (Review)

In the opening pages of Jeff Lemire’s excellent new comic, Family Tree, we are introduced to Loretta. She’s a single mom with two kids. The youngest, Meg, is precocious and inquisitive, while the oldest, Josh, has a knack for getting in trouble. Loretta has to leave work early to get Josh from school, who just […]

Star Wars: Rebels Top 5 Collectibles in the System

Star Wars: Rebels the Best Collectibles in the System

Star Wars: The Rise Skywalker is only a month away. With that in mind I wanted to take the time and look back at all of the amazing Star Wars collectibles we have seen. I will be splitting up each movie and television show into their own retrospective article. Starting things off I wanted to give […]

Terrific Production LLC to Challenge Marvel, Donny Cates With Own Thor Comic?

Terrific Production LLC to Challenge Marvel, Donny Cates With Rival Thor Comic

Terrific Production LLC is the new publisher of Youngblood, having obtained the rights to the dismay of creator Rob Liefeld and immediately capitalized on them with an ongoing stream of Twitter hijinx. Terrific has yet to announce a release date or creative team for their new Youngblood comic, but that hasn’t stopped them from announcing […]

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“Creepshow”: How Many Season 1 Easter Eggs Did You Miss? [VIDEO]

Shudder‘s horror anthology series Creepshow recently shoveled the final pile of dirt on its first season’s coffin when it also learned that it’s returning for a second (or “sequel”) season – not a bad way to head into the holidays and the new year. Executive produced by showrunner Greg Nicotero (​The Walking Dead), the series […]

We Tried Out "Final Fantasy VII Remake" At PAX West 2019

The “Final Fantasy” Series Will Come To Xbox Game Pass In 2020

Some cool news out of XO19 in London this week as Square Enix will be bringing several Final Fantasy titles to Xbox Game Pass. The series has been on Xbox consoles before, so it isn’t exactly new territory. But what is interesting are the specific games we’re going to get. As of right now, the […]

"Hellmouth" #2: Buffy and Angel Team Up to Battle Drusilla

“Hellmouth” #2: Buffy and Angel Team Up to Battle Drusilla

I have to admit that I have been a pretty big fan of BOOM! Studios new take on the classic Whedonverse characters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The characters feel very much like they did in the late ’90s, but with the added benefit of, you know, cell phones. Plus, Willow starts out […]

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“Outlander” Season 5: Paul Gorman, Bronwyn James Join; Chris Donald’s Phillip Wylie Returns

Now that we’ve reached the middle of November, Outlander fans’ thoughts are turning more and more towards Sunday, February 16: that’s when STARZ‘s series adaptation of author Diana Gabaldon‘s novels returns for a fifth season. As the “Droughtlander” continues for another three months, we’re learning who will be joining Caitriona Balfe‘s Claire and Sam Heughan‘s […]

Here Are the Exclusives You Can See at Funko Hollywood HQ

Here Are the Exclusives You Can Get at Funko Hollywood HQ

Funko Hollywood is opening up very very soon and nothing says grand opening like some exclusive reveals. Funko has easily swept the nation with its wide variety of Funko Pop vinyl figures. This time there will be some exclusive figures coming to their newest HQ Funko Hollywood. So far there have been six exclusive figures […]

Marvel Announces Nebula Series by Vita Ayala and Claire Roe for February

Marvel Announces Nebula Series by Vita Ayala and Claire Roe for February

Nebula is getting a five-issue mini-series in February, from the creative team of Vita Ayala and Claire Roe with covers by Jen Bartel. The news was revealed exclusively by fossil fuel industry themed entertainment website Refinery29, though a press release was later put out on Marvel.com containing a description of the series: In NEBULA, the […]

“Black Christmas” Remake Trailer Has Lots of “Sleighing”

“Black Christmas” Writer Says PG-13 Rating Due to Test Screenings

Some horror fans are scoffing that the latest Black Christmas remake is rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessors. Directed by Sophia Takal and co-written by April Wolfe, the film received unexpected backlash. Wolfe took to social media to defend the change due to test screenings. Here’s the deal: We wrote it with an […]

Dumbledore Has a Lesson for You with a New Enesco Statue

Dumbledore Has a Lesson for You with a New Enesco Statue

Dumbledore is one of the most powerful wizards in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. He was a mentor and an idol to Harry and the only hurt us more when we watched him pass on in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Solidify your fantastic memories of this great wizard with Sideshow and Enesco with […]

X-Men #2, 2099 Variant Printing Problem With No Beginning or End…

In working my way through a great stack of books today that I got, I ran into a problem reading one book in particular… X-Men #2, the 2099 variant cover by Ron Lim version, that came home with me was missing the first four pages, and the last four pages… Back of the front cover […]

New Organ Donor Team Announced for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

The Emmy award winning The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is making some changes to their writing pool, and has named a new head writing team. That team will be made up of Jay Katsir, Ariel Dumas, and Opus Moreschi, according to Deadline. I have worked with all three of these incredibly talented people since […]

Warcradle Studios Teases More "Mythos" Miniatures

Warcradle Studios Teases More “Mythos” Miniatures

Warcradle Studios has been pretty busy lately. Not only has the company behind Wild West Exodus and Dystopian Wars been plugging away on their flagship titles, they’ve also been developing stand along properties like Lost World Exodus, and the brand new, Lovecraft inspired Mythos, which looks simply wonderful. Warcradle took to their blog today to […]

“Beverly Hills Cop 4”: Netflix Reaches Deal with Paramount to License Film

“Beverly Hills Cop 4”: Netflix Reaches Deal with Paramount to License Film

Eddie Murphy’s nostalgia wave is complete with his return to Saturday Night Live, Coming to America sequel and now, the fourth film of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. Netflix and Paramount, who owns the IP, reached a one-time license deal with an option for a sequel for Murphy and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, according to Deadline […]

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Batman Travels of the Year 3000 with New Prime 1 Studio Statue

Batman has had a wide variety of costume changes in his time as the caped crusader. The video game world easily takes advantage of these costumes as alternate outfits that the character can play as. One of Batman’s most famous games is the Batman: Arkham Asylum franchise. Prime 1 Studio is taking another look at Batman Arkham […]

Kevin Feige Says Marvel is Taking Risks for "Eternals" Movie

Kevin Feige Says Marvel is Taking Risks for “Eternals” Movie

We had a suspicion that Marvel’s upcoming film Eternals was going to be a very ambitious film, assembling a group of established actors and a team of characters with big reputations. There has been plenty of buzz surrounding the film already, but now Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige has now spoken out about the […]

We Tried Out "Shadow Arena" From Pearl Abyss At G-Star 2019

We Tried Out “Shadow Arena” From Pearl Abyss At G-Star 2019

While we were at G-Star 2019 this week, we got to try out a demo at the Pearl Abyss booth for their upcoming game Shadow Arena. In case you’re not familiar with this one, this is basically the Black Desert version of a battle royale game. The demo we tried out had us pick one […]

DCeased Spinoff Set for February by Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert, and Trevor Scott

DCeased Spinoff Set for February by Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert, and Trevor Scott

DC’s heroes may be dropping like flies, but DC’s desire to milk as much cash out of a popular idea remains alive and well as the publisher will launch a follow-up series to the hit DCeased. Australia’s Favorite Son, writer Tom Taylor, returns and will be joined by artist Karl Mostert and Trevor Scott for […]

Taika Waititi Casts Kaimana in His Upcoming "Next Goal Wins" Adaptation

Taika Waititi Casts Kaimana in His Upcoming “Next Goal Wins” Adaptation

In his upcoming adaptation of the 2014 documentary Next Goal Wins, Taika Waititi tells the story of the American Samoa soccer team and their fight to end the longest losing streak in FIFA history. Joining the cast, which already includes Michael Fassbender and Elisabeth Moss, is Kaimana in the role of Jaiyah Saelua, the first non-binary player to play in […]

"Serra the Benevolent" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Serra the Benevolent” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

(Or, “Get In Nerds: The Party Bus Cometh!”) Today in Oathbreaker deck techs, we have a Serra the Benevolent deck prepared especially for any Angel fans who wish to get into this illustrious format (created by the WeirdCards Charitable Club). This deck tech is based on a Gisela, Blade of Goldnight Commander deck created by […]

Russell Brown Leaves Valiant Comics For Authentic Brands Group

Russell Brown Leaves Valiant Comics For Authentic Brands Group

We just mentioned that Mel Caylo has left Valiant Entertainment to become a new Synopsis Editor at Netflix. Well, he’s not the only one on Valiant’s marketing team to make a very recent switch. Russell Brown was the Director Of Promotions and then the Executive VP of Licencing Promotion and Ad Sales at Marvel Comics […]

Disney Has Chance to Fix Han/Greedo Scene in Star Wars for Disney+, Makes It Worse Instead

Star Wars: The Strange Meaning Behind Greedo’s “Maclunkey” Explained

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool reported on the most recent edit to the controversial scene at the Mos Eisley Cantina between Han Solo and Greedo in Star Wars. Over the years the scene has been edited multiple times. Originally, Han shot first, killing Greedo before he could take a shot at Han. In subsequent edits, […]

Malifaux gets a new "Salty Seadevil" from Wyrd Games

Malifaux gets a new “Salty Seadevil” from Wyrd Games

The new third edition of Malifaux has been on shelves for a few months, and a lot of players have been spending some quality times with their crews working out the changes that Wyrd brought about with the new rules. Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to bring on some new minis! The […]

Mezco Gomez Hazard Squad Commander Reporting for Duty

Mezco’s Gomez Hazard Squad Commander Reporting for Duty

Gomez is back in the news again with Mezco’s newest addition to their 5 Points collection. Previously announced was Gómez: Lone Roach and Grub as they will be getting a One:12 Collective figure. So you’re pretty much sold immediately out and you can join the waiting list for the restock. This time Mezco Toyz has […]

The Tales From The Dark Multiverse Hardcover Collection Gets 176 More Pages

The Tales From The Dark Multiverse hardcover collection from DC Comics is getting quite the steroid injection. Solicited as a 272-page $30 collection of the Tales from the Dark Multiverse one-shots, Batman: Knightfall #1, Death of Superman #1, Blackest Night #1, Infinite Crisis #1, and Teen Titans: The Judas Contract #1. That’s now been changed […]

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“His Dark Materials” S01, EP03: Uncovering Secrets with “Spies” (Preview)

The intrigue and mystery behind BBC and HBO’s joint production of His Dark Materials hit a very tense pitch in episode 2, The Idea of North. Lyra (Dafne Keen) has uncovered a few startling secrets about her new guardian, Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson), that threaten her search for her missing friend, Roger (Lewin Lloyd). The […]

Life of Agony's Alan Robert Artist's Commentary on Beauty Of Horror

Life Of Agony’s Alan Robert Artist’s Commentary On “Beauty Of Horror”

 Alan Robert, the bassist of Life of Agony, is working on a Beauty of Horror tarot card set, currently being Kickstartered for IDW and closing today. He writes, Death: When I first began this journey of illustrating my own Tarot deck, I went into it thinking that the Death card was the absolute worst card […]

NBC Assigns “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Season 8 Shift

Now this is how you head into the holiday season: with an eighth season renewal. And that’s exactly what NBC did with Brooklyn Nine-Nine – and what makes the news even more satisfying? The network’s official greenlight comes nearly three months before the series drops its seventh season (with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, February 6) […]

Fantasy Flight Games Announces "Marvel Crisis Protocol" Miniatures For Fall 2019

Marvel Crisis Protocol: Playing the Game

Atomic Mass Games’ latest release, Marvel Crisis Protocol, will be hitting game stores everywhere (mostly) on Friday, November 15th. It’s an exceptionally fun game, with plenty of twists, turns, and massive fights breaking out all over the place. Marvel Crisis Protocol also has some of the coolest miniatures that I’ve had the pleasure to set […]

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Werner Herzog Has High Praise for “The Mandalorian”

Werner Herzog doesn’t need to blow smoke up anyone’s tailpipe. He know cinema, he’s been breathing, eating, and directing cinema for well over 50 years. The 76 year old director of Fitzcarraldo could  teach a master class on film-craft just from his re-make of Nosferatu. So, when Herzog started singing the praises of The Mandalorian, […]

"Crimson Desert" Revealed By Pearl Abyss At G-Star 2019

“Crimson Desert” Revealed By Pearl Abyss At G-Star 2019

Black Desert is getting a prequel! Pearl Abyss formally announced Crimson Desert is in development to tell the story of their MMORPG. The game will be an entirely new IP that tells the story of what happened in a very specific region of the game prior to what we currently know in Black Desert today. […]

Fourth Printing for Teen Titans: Raven

Fourth Printing for Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo

Bleeding Cool reported earlier in the year on how well DC Comics’ young adult graphic novel Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo had been selling, bursting onto the USA Today Bestseller list. Well, the proof of the pudding is in how many print runs it goes through. After being published at the […]

“The Witcher”: Henry Cavill Celebrates Season 2 News with New Geralt Image

Fans of the upcoming The Witcher adaptation from Netflix have been receiving a steady wave of looks at the series, from key art and images to a teaser that had them feeling (cautiously) optimistic for Henry Cavill‘s (Justice League) turn as Geralt. Then the trailer hit (more on that below), and suddenly fans found themselves […]

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Spider-Man Vacations in the UK with a New Diamond Select Figure

Spider-Man is one of the most iconic characters to come from the world of comics. His recent film Spider-Man: Far from Home took them outside of his comfort zone and overseas. Diamond Select Toys solidifies that final endgame of Spider-Man with their newest figure. This 7-inch figure takes Peter Parker’s final costume and from the finale of […]

"Frozen 2" Review: Better Than the First One But Not a Game Changer

“Frozen 2” Review: Better Than the First One But Not a Game Changer

Frozen 2 is a deeper and darker sequel that is technically better than the first one but doesn’t feel like the game-changer that Frozen was. Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Summary: Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find […]

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Aftermath of the Autumn Burchett Fiasco – “Magic: The Gathering”

Well, this is one Magic: The Gathering article I didn’t want to write, but I totally expected it would come up. It was an inevitability as early as this past Friday evening (November 8th), and now we at Bleeding Cool are here to make sense of the wreckage. Here we go. After nonbinary Magic professional player Autumn Burchett‘s cards […]

"Mortal Kombat 11" Reveals Sindel For November's DLC

“Mortal Kombat 11” Reveals Sindel For November’s DLC

We’re still kind of in awe over the Terminator trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 that we almost forgot Sindel was on the way to the game this month. The hair-whipping banshee herself has returned to the series after unceremoniously being killed off by Nightwolf in MK9, who sacrificed himself in the process. Now she’s back, […]

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Will The Red Mother Be The Next Boom Studios Comic To Get Optioned?

This has been a good year for Boom Studios and horror – not only is their recent hit series Something is Killing The Children from James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera continuing to pass the all-important 20k sales mark with each issue, but they’ve begun to announce – or other people have leaked – a […]

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“American Horror Story” – Ryan Murphy: S10 “About Reuniting Fan-Favorite Actors” – For Final Season? Talks “AHS 1984” Ending [SPOILERS]

Combine our professional obsession with uber-creative genius Ryan Murphy (Glee, Pose, and a billion more) with our love for 80’s horror/slasher films, and it’s easy to understand why we were so excited for FX‘s American Horror Story: 1984. In fact, executive producer Tim Minear only confirmed our excitement when he said this about the current […]

Pearl Abyss Reveals New IP "DokeV" During G-Star 2019

Pearl Abyss Reveals New IP “DokeV” During G-Star 2019

During G-Star 2019, Pearl Abyss revealed a brand new MMORPG title that will be on the way soon called DokeV, along with a reveal trailer. This cute-looking game shows players gathering creatures to do battle against monsters in what appears to be a very animated version of the real world. You will apparently use three […]

Pearl Abyss Announces "Plan 8" During G0-

Pearl Abyss Announces “Plan 8” During G-Star 2019

During G-Star 2019 in Busan, South Korea, Pearl Abyss announced several new games on the way, including a new IP called Plan 8. The game itself appears to take place in an alien invasion on Earth where people are using the remains of the aliens to build new weapons to defend ourselves. One of the […]

DC Comics Details for Wonder Woman Giant #2

Here are the previously-unrevealed contents for DC Comics’ Wonder Woman Giant #2, on Final Order Cutoff this week, with a new cover by Amanda Conner, on-sale in comic stores on DC Massive Week, December 18th. Original stories: The Curse of the K2, a 16-page story written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner with art by Daniel […]

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“Holiday Baking Championship” E02 “Filling Grateful”: Hard Nipples, Spiced Nuts & Whipped Cream – Food Network or Cinemax? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week on Food Network‘s Holiday Baking Championship, host Jesse Palmer challenged the remaining nine contestants to show off their pie baking skills using holiday spiced nuts and harvest ingredients. What I wasn’t expecting out of this episode was the contestants and myself getting hot flashes as we indulged in watching Palmer’s hard nipples as […]

The “Diablo IV” Game Director Talks Post-BlizzCon Happenings

Following up from BlizzCon this week, Diablo IV‘s game director, Luis Barriga, took a moment to talk to fans in a new blog entry. There isn’t a ton here, just simply talking about the feedback they’ve been getting as they took a week to process it all. But we do know there’s going to be […]

Transfromers 35th Anniversary Is Here Thanks to Hasbro

Transformers 35th Anniversary Is Here Thanks to Hasbro [Unboxing]

Hasbro was kind enough to send us a mysterious Transformers box for free. Just let us take the time to thank them and dive into a review. Right off the bat, the packaging is awesome! Just the box it came in shows of Tansformers greats Optimus and Megatron with the iconic catchphrase “More than meets […]