Leviathan Dawn #1 [Preview]

"The Great One" Quotes "The Boss" in Leviathan Dawn #1 [Preview]

Leviathan Dawn #1 is in stores from DC Comics next week, a victory lap by "The Great One" Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev following the Event Leviathan event.   But what was the purpose of this event? To set up a new status quo in the DC Universe, tying together all the loose ends of […]

Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2020 - Marvel Legends Figures

New York Toy Fair 2020: 60 Photos from Hasbro Marvel Legends

The Hasbro panel at the New York Toy Fair has finally come to a close for the day and we finally can push our jaws close. This time we as taking a look at all of the upcoming Marvel Legend figures and boy our wallets are already crying. Spider-Man and X-Men figures were mainly showcased […]

Dan DiDio and Shane Davis to Finish Metal Men With #12

Dan DiDio and Shane Davis to Finish Metal Men With #12

Dan DiDio may no longer be Publisher of DC Comics – we explained why here late last night. But he wasn't just DC Publisher, he was also the writer of the series Metal Men, drawn by Shane Davis. Issue 5 has just been published by DC Comics – but what else is to come? Well, […]

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Focus Home Interactive & Lightbulb Crew Reveal "Othercide"

Focus Home Interactive and Lightbulb Crew revealed their latest gothic tactical RPG called Othercide, coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4. The game will mix dramatic actions and choices with a specific turn system. You can check it out at Focus Home's booth at PAX East this week. But for now, we have pics and […]

"The Walking Dead" Season 10b: Carol Wants Alpha to Hurt First [PREVIEW]

I speak now to all of my fellow Walking Dead fans across the globe! With the long-running AMC series set to return for the second-half of its tenth season this Sunday, I've noticed that the viewing fanbase on social media has been torn asunder over one hotly-debated issue since the midseason break… Will we be […]

New York Toy Fair: 24 Photos from Ban Presto Booth

New York Toy Fair: 22 Photos from Ban Presto Booth

We continue our coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2020. This time we are going off the beaten path and checking out some of the other companies who are at the toy fair. Anime is a very popular entertainment category. Some of the biggest shows and fan bases out are linked to I iconic […]

X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 [Preview]

Sue Richards Challenges Mutant Superiority in X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 [Preview]

X-Men/Fantastic Four #2 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Chip Zdarsky and the Dodsons, and we've got a preview below. Last issue, after a disagreement between the titular teams, Franklin and Valeria Richards stowed away on The Marauder and found themselves in a nautical encounter with Doctor Doom. But the Fantastic Four […]

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"Hot Ones: The Game Show" As Nasty As We Want It To Be [SPOILER REVIEW]

If you enjoy watching others suffer intolerably, possibly soil themselves, and go catatonic, then truTV's Hot Ones: The Game Show (hosted by Sean Evans) is the show for you. This insane, sadistic game show has two teams competing for a chance to win $25,000 while answering trivia questions – but really? That's just an excuse […]

New York Toy Fair: 15 Photos from Storm Collectibles Booth

New York Toy Fair: 22 Photo from S.H. Figuarts Booth

We continue our coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2020. This time we are going off the beaten path and checking out some of the other companies who are at the toy fair. S.H Figuarts is up next on our coverage are we step into their booth. From all of their figures, Marvel and […]

DC Moves Comic Store LED Sign Inserts Back To $25 a Year

Last year, DC Comics launched a new advertising/promotional feature/device for comic book stores. An LED frame to be hung in, or outside of, stores, that would come with a new topical insert every three months, promoting DC Comics product in an attractive fashion. The offered image changed every three months and retailers will had the option […]

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"Kung Fu": Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang & Eddie Liu Join The CW Pilot

Blindspot creators Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero's reimagining of '70s cult actioner Kung Fu has added three new names to the potential series' pilot. Jon Prasida (Hiding), Shannon Dang (The L Word), and Eddie Liu (Silicon Valley) are set to join previously-announced castmates Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle) and Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy […]

New York Toy Fair: 15 Photos from Storm Collectibles Booth

New York Toy Fair: 15 Photos from Storm Collectibles Booth

We continue our coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2020. This time we are going off the beaten path and checking out some of the other companies who are at the toy fair. This time we are going to take a look at Storm Collectibles as they showcase some of their newest figures. A […]

Bandai Namco Reveals Details On "Tekken" World Tour 2020

Bandai Namco revealed details this week about the return of Tekken World Tour 2020, as the series returns for its fifth year. The event will have over 30 locations across the globe. All of them spanning different categories like Masters, Challengers, and Dojo. The entire system will be kicking off at the Tokyo Tekken Masters […]

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"Watchmen" Dept. of Speculation: HBO Reclassifies Series for "Any Possible Future Installments"

So we're starting a little "unofficial" thing we're calling the "Watchmen Dept. of Speculation" to keep track of all the hints, rumors, and allegations being throw around about a second season of Damon Lindelof's pseudo-sequel/"remix" of Dave Gibbons/ He-Who-Doesn't-Want-To-Be-Named's classic comic book series. Following up on yesterday's post covering Regina King's thoughts on a second-season […]

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Square Enix Reveals Their PAX East 2020 Lineup

Square Enix has revealed what they'll be bringing to the dance this week at PAX East, and what they have in store is kind of surprising. First, what caught us off guard is that there isn't a lot here. Which is surprising for SE. However, what they are bringing is pretty big. As always, Final […]

Avengers #31 [Preview]

Eyes Wide Shut with Howard Stark in Avengers #31 [Preview]

Marvel will publish Avengers #31 next week, by Jason Aaron and enough artists to fill a creepy sex party… which is a good thing, because that's what this preview is all about… This is a special, oversized issue focused on Tony Stark, who has been trapped in Marvel's prehistoric past. And that's a real bummer, […]

Funko New York Toy Fair: 85 Photos from the Booth

Funko New York Toy Fair: 85 Photos from the Booth

We finally get to take a look at all the recently announced Funko Pops! New York Toy Fair continues to impress us with a massive drop in upcoming figures. From Fight Club to Marvel Zombies, Funko is bringing the heat this time. We were able to get some photos from the booth this morning so […]

X-Force #8 [Preview]

Domino Confronts… Ugh… Reverse Domino… in X-Force #8 [Preview]

X-Force #8 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Benjamin Percy and Oscar Bazaldua, and after last issue's shocking reveal that the person stealing Domino's luck is… an opposite version of Domino… can this book get any stupider? Let's find out with a preview! And it's our reverse Domino who we see, taking […]

NECA New York Toy Fair 2020: TMNT and Horror Figures 

NECA New York Toy Fair: Batman, Predator or More

Of course, there was a lot more at the NECA booth at New York Toy Fair 2020 besides just TMNT and Horror which we covered here. While seeing all the ninja turtle action was nice that wasn't the only thing on display here. One of the biggest surprises was Replica Batman pieces are coming soon! […]

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Rob Liefeld Celebrates Dan Didio's DC Departure

Bleeding Cool broke the news earlier today (and then chicken website ComicBook.com copied it without giving any attribution). After ten long, grueling years of reboots, rebirths, and more reboots, Dan Didio is out at DC. Though, if you were reading Twitter, you might have thought he died or something, based on all the nice and […]

NECA New York Toy Fair 2020: TMNT and Horror Figures 

NECA New York Toy Fair 2020: TMNT and Horror Figures 

NECA is no stranger to getting their hands dirty in the horror world their New York Toy Fair booth proves it. We got to see some amazing upcoming figures that's I'll be heading our way soon. Of course it seems that their Horror collections and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have taken the spotlight. NECA […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Marvel Zombies

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – Marvel Zombies

New York Toy Fair 2020 is finally here and that means more Funko Pop news is headed our way. This means new licenses and more figures we can start to get excited for and this announcement is something special. It looks like the Marvel Comics hit story Marvel Zombies are breaking their way out with […]

Time to Bring Back 16.5 Million Mutants in X-Men #7? (Spoilers)

Thanks to akira1love for spotting this one. We have a tease for this week's X-Men #7 from X-Men Group Editor Jordan White. Crucible is today? From back in HOXPOX… Genosha was the mutant country wiped out by Sentinels under the control of Professor Xavier's twin, Cassandra Nova. If Crucible is today…. or at least on […]

New York Toy Fair: 76 Photos From the Mezco Toyz Booth

New York Toy Fair: 76 Photos From the Mezco Toyz Booth

New York Toy Fair 2020 is here and that means we finally the ability to take a look behind the scenes. Our first stop today is Mezco Toyz and we have some new Living Dead Doll, One: 12 Collective, and retro figures headed our way. Their Five Point Figures are getting more focus this year […]

“Doctor Who”: BBC Collects The Cybermen’s Appearances [Video]

"Doctor Who" Offers Tour of Cybermen Upgrades Over the Years [VIDEO]

Marketing synergy: that's why the BBC knows what to do with Doctor Who now. Since the Cybermen are the baddies in the 2-part season finale starting this Sunday ("Ascension of the Cybermen" and extended 65-minute wrap-up "The Timeless Children"), it was their turn to get the video treatment – and they get a lengthy one. […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair Reveals - Harry Potter and Flintstones

Funko New York Toy Fair Reveals – "Animal House", Fight Club", and More!

One of the best parts of Funko convention reveals are the ones tang you are least expecting. This year at New York Toy Fair we were blessed with a huge announcement of upcoming movies that are finally getting the Pop treatment. This time five movies are getting their own waves of Pop vinyl figures. First […]

Paul Grist Tries to Explain The Union to People Who Don't Read Comics

Paul Grist Tries to Explain The Union to Twitter

Last week Marvel announced the news that Marvel had teased, that Paul Grist and Andrea Di Vito were launching a new British superhero comic called The Union. Starring Union Jack, and four other heroes, each drawn from a different country, Brittania of England, Kelpie of Scotland, The Choir of Wales and Snakes of Northern Ireland. […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair Reveals - Harry Potter and Flintstones

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – "Wonder Woman 84"

To no surprise, Wonder Woman 84' will be getting its own wave of Funko Pops. This wave was announced at New York Toy Fair and it looks pretty amazing. The only down sight of this set is it is pretty much the same mold with slightly different modifications. Funko seemed to be obsessed with Princess […]

REVIEW: Star Trek Year Five #10 -- "The Plot Kind Of Pushes All The Dishes Off The Table"

REVIEW: Star Trek Year Five #10 — "The Plot Kind Of Pushes All The Dishes Off The Table"

(IDW Publishing, creative team: Jim McCann, Silvia Califano, Sebastian Cheng, Neil Uyetake) There is some fantastic character work here, giving Hikaru Sulu a deeply emotional, resonant experience. There are also some really impressive visual sequences here. Unfortunately, the Federation also technically ignited a planetary war and was ultimately like, "oops." Whaaaaaat? For such a cavalier […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair Reveals - Harry Potter and Flintstones

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair Reveals – Harry Potter and Flintstones

The Funko announcements continue as New York Toy Fair continues to impress. This time Funko is not only getting prehistoric but magical with these new figures. The first reveals are from the wizarding world of Harry Potter as we are getting an 18" Harry! This is the third 18inch figure we have seen come out […]

Black Comix Day 2020 Brings A Cultural Spotlight To San Diego

Black Comix Day 2020 Brings A Cultural Spotlight To San Diego

In a fit of irony, fans and creators of Black comics material will descend on the World Beat Center for Black Comix Day, a two-day celebration of African-descended makers of sequential art and content aimed at that community. Organized by The World Beat Center's Makeda Dread and cartoonist Keithan Jones, this is the third year […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – Disney

You can not have a Funko reveal without at least covering Disney. We are getting two specifics in this New York Toy Fair reveal as the Disney Pixar movie Soul and Disney villains get new Pop figures. First up is from the upcoming movie Soul that we got a teaser for back in November. This adorable film […]

REVIEW: New Mutants #7 -- "An Afro-Latinx Barney Stinson In Space"

REVIEW: New Mutants #7 — "An Afro-Latinx Barney Stinson In Space"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis, Travis Lanham) The most important thing to note here is that Bobby DaCosta is superbly entertaining. Chocolate coated, freaking habit forming, his Sunstreaker-flavored bravado and Deadpool-styled recapping is a thing of beauty. The artwork shows him at his ridiculous best, an Afro-Latinx Barney Stinson in space. What's […]

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"Friends": HBO Max Confirms Reunion Special; Cast, Creators Returning

Two weeks after reports circulated a deal was close to being finalized, HBO Max confirmed the cast and creators of Friends will be reuniting for a one-off special. The reunion will be available along with the show's entire library when WarnerMedia's streaming service debuts some time in May. Set to be filmed on the original […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 

Funko New York Toy Fair Reveals – Tennis, Soccer and Sports Legends

The Funko New York Toy Fair unveiling's continue as the Fair rages on. This time we are stepping out to the court and the field with these bad boys and girls. Funko has announced an amazing wave of upcoming Pop Sports figures as we cover the NBA, Soccer, and Tennis this time. First up is […]

More Comics Industry Reaction to Dan DiDio Leaving DC

More Comics Industry Reaction to Dan DiDio Leaving DC

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Dan DiDio was no longer Publisher of DC Comics. We learnt further details of how it happened, how it went down at ComicsPRO and finally the reasons why he had been fired. DiDio has not provided any public comment, but he did update his cover photo twice on […]

"The Walking Dead": Let Skybound Get You Caught Up on Season 10a [VIDEO]

We know what happened – and we understand. You found yourself behind on The Walking Dead but you figured it was only eight episodes so you'd have all the time you need to catch up. Flash ahead to Friday, February 21 – two days before the AMC series returns for the second-half of its tenth […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – Marvel

Funko just won't stop today as they continue to reveal a massive amount of Funko Pop figures. This time Marvel is getting is long awaited debut today and while the reveals could have been better they have it where it counts. First up, Entertainment Earth will have an exclusive Captain Universe Spider-Man Figure that's out […]

The Daily LITG, 22nd February 2020, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 22nd February 2020, Happy Birthday Denton Tipton

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 11 most-read stories yesterday Dan DiDio No Longer Publisher of DC Comics, As Of Today Comic Book Industry Reacts To… The Departure of Dan DiDio […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – Arthur

Funko continues to surprise fans with upcoming releases at New York Toy Fair. This time it looks like the company has acquired the PBS license and first up is everyone's favorite Aardvark, Arthur. Arthur will also be accompanied by his little sister DW. These two characters are a nice first step into the PBS world. […]

So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?

So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway?

Earlier today, Bleeding Cool ran the scoop that Dan DiDio had gone at DC Comics. He was probably my favourite comic book publisher. I often didn't agree with his publishing decisions, (who does with anyone's?), but I enjoyed his company and his presence immensely. Also that he would 'play the game' – he understood Bleeding […]

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 

Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals – Archie Comics 

Funko is no stranger to re-releasing figures some with updated outfits and sometimes special effects. It looks like this time Archie and the gang are getting new vintage style figures. As announced at New York Toy Fair Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica are getting their classic 50s look back. These 4 Funko Pop characters are […]