Amazing Spider-Man #32 [Preview]

Straight from One Event Tie-In into Another in Amazing Spider-Man #32 [Preview]

It seems like it was just last issue that The Amazing Spider-Man was tying into a super-mega-crossover event, Absolute Carnage. That’s probably because it was just last issue. But the churn must continue, and so as Amazing Spider-Man #32 hits stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason, and more, our preview […]

"BattleTech: Heavy Metal" Will Get An Expansion In November

“BattleTech: Heavy Metal” Will Get An Expansion In November

Today during PDXCON, the devs behind BattleTech: Heavy Metal revealed there would be a new content update coming in November. Harebrained Schemes will deploy the update on November 21st, and will give you all the fun additions you see below. Check them out along with the trailer before it goes live next month in BattleTech: […]

Valkyrie #4 [Preview]

Mephisto Schemes in Valkyrie #4 [Preview]

Valkyrie #4 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Al Ewing, Jason Aaron, Cafu, Jesus Aburtov, and Joe Sabino. We’ve got a preview below. Last issue, our hero Jane took Heimdall on a tour of hells and then left him there (it’s her job). But the story’s not over yet. It seems that […]

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“Crusader Kings 3” Officially Announced At PDXCON 2019

This week during PDXCON, we finally got an official announcement for Crusader Kings 3, along with a proper reveal trailer for the game. The next installment will be released sometime in 2020 for PC and Xbox, but no official date was given for the game. Here’s some added info from the announcement, as well as […]

Amazing Mary Jane #1 [Preview]

Mary Jane is the Best Superhero in Mary Jane Amazing Mary Jane #1 [Preview]

The Amazing Mary Jane #1 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Leah Williams, Carlos Gomez, and Carlos Lopez, and we’ve got a preview below. As you know if you’ve been reading Amazing Spider-Man, Mary Jane was offered a sweet movie role and she’s gone to Hollywood to accept. But things aren’t going […]

"Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood" Gets A PDXCON Reveal Trailer

“Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood” Gets A PDXCON Reveal Trailer

Today during PDXCON 2019, Cyanide showed off a proper reveal trailer for their upcoming game, Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood. You can see the trailer below and read some of the details released straight from PDXCON, as the game will be released sometime in the Summer of 2020. In a very first trailer revealed in […]

Avengers #25 [Preview]

Cheating to Win the Challenge of the Ghost Riders in Avengers #25 [Preview]

Avengers #25 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli, Jason Keith, Erick Arciniega, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below. If you haven’t been following along, it’s all Ghost Riders all the time around her. After a botched car exorcism, Ghost Rider Robbie went to hell where he […]

“Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong” Announced At PDXCON

A fun announcement during PDXCON today as Big Bad Wolf Studio revealed the next VTM game, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong, is coming in 2021. Beyond it being a narrative RPG, the company didn’t really say much else about it. The game was originally revealed back at Bigben Week 2019, but beyond learning it would […]

Immortal Hulk #25 [Preview]

Enter the Ninth Cosmos in This Immortal Hulk #25 [Preview]

Immortal Hulk #25 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Al Ewing, Joe Bennett, and more, and we’ve got a preview below. In which we meet Par%l, denizen of the ninth cosmos, billions of years in the future, and you can tell she’s a weird chick because she has a percent sign in […]

“The Masked Singer” Season 2: Skeleton’s Out of the Closet [WEEK #4 REVIEW]

The celebrity contestants on FOX‘s The Masked Singer are showcasing their impressive pipes and dropping more helpful hints as the second season continues to dazzle viewers – and killing it in the ratings. Props to my fellow Masketeers: some of you guessed Skeleton’s identity from the start! That celebrity would have never been on my radar […]

From The Rumor Mill: BlizzCon Will Have A Few Major “Diablo” Reveals

After last year’s presentation at BlizzCon, the Diablo team is probably going to be put under the biggest microscope by fans this year. Fans were not having anything related to Diablo Immortal and took to social media to let the company know how angry they were. And if you put aside all of Blizzard’s most […]

Getting a Big Box of HBO Watchmen Stuff

Unboxing a Big Box of HBO Watchmen Stuff – But Should I Have?

I just received a big box of Watchmen stuff from HBO after it battled its way through customs. Somewhat personalised too. An unboxing in which I battle with my own hypocrisy. Go take a look… Watchmen airs on HBO on October 20th and on Sky TV on October 21st.  

"Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare" Releases A New Story Trailer

“Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare” Receives A New PC Trailer

Activision has released a new trailer for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, which shows off more of the game as it runs on a PC engine. Along with the trailer, they provided some pre-load intel on what you’ll need to run the game at its best. We have a little info for you below, but […]

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“Monty Python” 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

If any troupe has stood the test of time, it’s British comedy team Monty Python. The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, […]

Journey Into the "Gaslands", Part 4

Hobby: Building The War Rig For “Gaslands: Refuelled”

Gaslands: Refuelled is a game very unlike most any other I’ve played. Set in a Mad Max-style post-apocalyptic world where gas is the ultimate currency, Gaslands takes wasteland entertainment to a whole new level. While it shares a few similarities with Games Workshop’s Aeronautica Imperialis (which I reviewed here a month ago), Gaslands manages to take similar […]

The Daily LITG, 19th October 2019, Happy Birthday Alison Sohn

The Daily LITG, 19th October 2019, Happy Birthday Alison Sohn

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 bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new […]

Koei Tecmo Announces "Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack" For 2020

Koei Tecmo Announces “Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack” For 2020

This week, Koei Tecmo and GUST Studios announced three games would be coming in January 2020 with the Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack. We finally know now that all three games will officially be released on January 14th, 2020, for PC on Steam, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. No word yet on any special box sets for the […]

Damian Wayne Heads to the Future in January's Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Damian Wayne Heads to the Future in January’s Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Set up in the pages of Superman #16 and teased in an early look at the cover to Legion of Super-Heroes #3, DC’s full January solicitations have definitively revealed that Damian Wayne will be joining Jonathan Kent as a guest of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the future. The solicit tells us that Wayne will […]

Sega and Retro-Bit Gaming Unite For Pink Controllers For A Cause

How can you combine your love of gaming as well as raise awareness for breast cancer? You can pick up one of these eye-catching pink controllers from Retro-Bit and Sega. Limited Run Games also had a hand in bringing these bad boys to fruition. You can get official Genesis or Sega Saturn controllers in the […]

If at First You Don't Succeed... Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

If at First You Don’t Succeed… Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

In a move that truly shows once and for all that DC Comics has abandoned grim and gritty realism in exchange for a bright and optimistic viewpoint, the publisher has resolicited Shazam! #10 by Geoff “Jeff Johns and Dale Eaglesham for January 22nd. Back in August, Bleeding Cool reported that retailers had been told that all […]

"Tekken" Director and Producer Tells Fans To "Stop Spamming" The Team

“Tekken” Director & Producer Tells Fans To “Stop Spamming” The Team

Hey, Tekken fans: If there’s something you want from the game, you probably shouldn’t just sit and spam the developers. Tekken director and producer Katsuhiro Harada took to Twitter today to air his frustrations with fans continually tweeting at him. People can’t get enough of continuously yammering away about who they want to see in […]

DC Comics to Call the Batman Damned Format, "Prestige Plus"

DC Comics Names the Batman: Damned Format, “Prestige Plus”

Starting with comic books solicited for January 2020, DC Comics introduces the term Prestige Plus. It’s a new name for DC Comics’ periodical format with square binding and card stock covers that measure approximately 8.5″ by 10.875″. Periodicals that fit the Prestige Plus format would include the first such volume, Batman Damned, as well as […]

Jesse Eisenberg Doesn't Expect More Lex Luthor In His Future

Jesse Eisenberg Doesn’t Expect More Lex Luthor In His Future

After what felt like years of effort to create a connected universe in the DC realm, things are beginning to quickly shift with a lot of uncertainty about the future. With the recent statement from Joe Manganiello about his almost-role as Deathstroke, Jesse Eisenberg becomes the newest actor to express that a return to DC […]

So Are the DC Giants shipping on a Bi-Monthly Schedule?

Are the DC Giants Shipping on a Bi-Monthly Schedule?

A month ago the DC Giant books (which most call the DC Walmart books because they were exclusive to Walmart for over a year) stopped being exclusive to Walmart and were available to order into comic book shops but also still available at Walmart.  Instead of being exclusive to Walmart, the Walmart versions now have […]

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Joe Manganiello Coyly References His Time as Deathstroke

After the post-release madness of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, the future of the shared cinematic universe became less than stable. The film’s post-credit scene seemingly began to set up the next film, or at the very least potential antagonists including Deathstroke. Joe Manganiello, who briefly portrayed Deathstroke, recently made reference to his experience in a […]


TV Deals Set for Brian Haberlin and David Hine’s Sonata and The Marked Comics

Brian Haberlin co-writer on Sonata and co-writer/artist on The Marked comic book series from Image Comics, posted the following news: Television deals set for Sonata and The Marked… both with amazing places! I wish I could say more and with whom but can’t just yet. Don’t worry, Brian, that’s more than enough. Sonata, by Brian […]

“Venom” Director Implies a “Spider-Man” Crossover Is on the Way

The state of Spider-Man’s role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been in turmoil lately, with the initial removal from the MCU and now semi-return for at least one more film. Though Venom has no connection to the events of Marvel or Spider-Man as of now, Venom director Ruben Fleischer has stated there is motions […]

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Dataminers Confirm Previous “Mortal Kombat 11” DLC Character List

Today in “we already know this, why is it news” news, dataminers have found more evidence in Mortal Kombat 11 of a DLC character on the way. A brand new post on Reddit shows that hackers have found new audio files in the game related to Fujin, which Warner Bros. was quick to copyright strike […]

"Thor 4" Could Possibly Include a Breast Cancer Storyline for Jane Foster

“Thor 4” Could Possibly Include a Breast Cancer Storyline for Jane Foster

After confirming that the fourth Thor film, Thor: Love and Thunder would feature Natalie Portman becoming the titular character in some capacity, speculation began to run rampant. Many wondered what events could lead to Portman’s Jane Foster becoming the next Thor, and director Taika Waititi opened up about the chance to acknowledge the comic storyline […]

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A European Retailer May Have Leaked The PS5’s Price

Yet another round of potential leaks this week, this time involving the PS5 as a European retailer may have inadvertently revealed the price. Sony has kept many of the details about their next big console under wraps waiting to reveal it themselves when they’re ready. Hell, the image you see in this article isn’t even […]

Dead by Daylight | The Archives Trailer

“Dead By Daylight” Announces The Archives Are Coming

Behaviour Interactive is about to add some lore to Dead By Daylight, as the company announced a new addition on the way with The Archives. The addition is meant to add an entirely new experience to the game for all players, whether you enjoy killer or survivor roles. The shorthand to this is that you […]

Scott Snyder Justice League

Scott Snyder Says Farewell to Justice League in January’s Justice League #39

This January’s Justice League #39 will apparently be the final issue written by superstar writer and handsome devil Scott Snyder, DC’s January solicitations revealed. The solicit notes that Snyder will say “farewell to the Justice League with a special story that both winds down all the things he started in issue #1—and nods toward everything […]


“Watchmen” Week: Hong Chau Talks Lady Trieu, Character Development [INTERVIEW]

With HBO‘s “remix” of/pseudo-sequel to Alan Moore and David Gibbons‘ celebrated comic book series Watchmen having had its world premiere at this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2019 and time “tick-tocking” away until its October 20th premiere, we’re rolling on with “Watchmen Week” with more insight on the series. As a wrap up to […]

League of Villains from MHA Get Their Own Funko Pops [Review]

League Of Villains From MHA Get Their Own Funko Pops [Review]

The League of Villains made a great first impression on all of the fans of My Hero Academia. Their first appearance in the JSA was quite a badass entrance. While our heroes did prevail, it did show that there are as many villains as heroes in this world. Funko announced a whole variety of My […]

Thank FOC It’s Saturday, 18th October 2019 –

Thank FOC It’s Friday, 18th October 2019 – Are You Ready For Money Shot?

Welcome to Thank FOC It’s Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off. The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty. A final chance for publishers […]


“Lucifer” Star Tom Ellis Addresses THOSE “Crisis” Crossover Rumors [VIDEO]

We’ve officially made it to one of the greatest months of the year: October – which means The CW‘s “Arrowverse” shows have started sticking some sweet superhero three-point landings with the returns fans have seen so far. Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the […]

Activision Blizzard Officially Reveals Details To Call Of Duty League

This morning, Activision Blizzard Esports revealed the full details of how the new Call Of Duty League will officially run. It’ll be organized much like the Overwatch League currently is, with teams from different cities instead of groups, even though there are several groups as owners, as you’ll see below. No central spot to compete […]

“The Boys”: Starlight & Black Noir Floss-Off! Karl Urban Wants Us Wishing Jack Quaid a Special “Happy Birthday” [VIDEO]

It’s been a long haul, people – but by now, millions of you know it was more than worth the wait. 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 […]

Pearl Abyss To Soft-Launch "Black Desert Mobile" On October 24th

Pearl Abyss To Soft-Launch “Black Desert Mobile” On October 24th

Pearl Abyss announced today that they will be doing a soft-launch of Black Desert Mobile on October 24th, with two million pre-registered users. The company already has players signed up from Canada, Chile, Sweden, Malaysia, Turkey, Ireland, and Australia. Players everywhere else can pre-register on Google Play Store or pre-order on iOS App store ahead of its […]

Wonder Woman #750 Leads DC Comics January 2020 Solicitations

Wonder Woman #750 Leads DC Comics January 2020 Solicitations

Looks like someone is getting a renumbering. No Wonder Woman #1000 to match Action Comcis #1000 and Detective Comics #1000 but #750 will do for now… in the same format as both those previous books. WONDER WOMAN #750 written by VITA AYALA, MARGUERITE BENNETT, KAMI GARCIA, DEAN HALE, SHANNON HALE, JEFF LOVENESS, STEVE ORLANDO, GREG […]

Alien Queen Wall Art Unveiled by Prime 1 Studio Bursts with Detail

“Alien” Queen Wall Art Unveiled By Prime 1 Studio Bursts With Detail

The Alien Queen scene from the 1986 sci-fi classic Aliens, what is terrifying as a kid. Alien’s movie really helped improve the film’s mythos for these extra-terrestrials. Just like the way Predator 2 showed us a vast variety of Predators at the end of the film. Showing that there is an Alien Queen really amped up the Xenomorph […]

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The Seedy Noir 12-Issue Batman Comic by Tom King and Mitch Gerads That Never Was

As Mitch Gerads returns to Batman #82, he took the opportunity to reveal what was once planned by him and Tom King, but that never actually happened. What appears to have been a separate Batman series by King and Gerads. It didn’t happen. Instead they did Mister Miracle instead. And the continued to work together […]

Halfbrick Studios Returns After 3 Years With "Magic Brick Wars"

Halfbrick Studios Returns After Three Years With “Magic Brick Wars”

Australian developer Halfbrick Studios is back after a three-year dormancy. The studio brought us some of the most addictive titles mobile gamers have ever known. The whimsical Fruit Ninja comes to mind, as does Jetpack Joyride. Halfbrick’s newest title is a game called Magic Brick Wars.   Magic Brick Wars looks a lot more like […]