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Mark Millar Still Playing the Media Like a Maestro

Bleeding Cool remains in awe at Mark Millar‘s manipulation of the media. We first noted it when he managed to get a local journalist to run puff pieces on his work in the Scottish Sunday Times, with relatively looser editorial strictures than the main paper. Only for the pieces to then appear on the main […]

Mad Men Gets Funko Pops and Don Draper Has Arrived [Review]

“Mad Men” Gets Funko Pops! & Don Draper Has Arrived [Review]

Mad Men was one of AMC’s He claims the television shows. It is nice to see that we will be getting some recognition for such an amazing show. Funko has announced madman Funko’s a while back but we finally see them hit stores. These collectibles are for the faint of heart as a show wasn’t […]

The Irregular Corporation Announces "Murder By Numbers" For 2020

The Irregular Corporation Announces “Murder By Numbers” For 2020

This week, The Irregular Corporation and Mediatonic announced a new single-player puzzle game on the way called Murder By Numbers. The game is designed to be much akin to Phoenix Wright, in a sense, where you play as detectives solving cases by completing puzzles. With a style that looks like a dating sim. You can […]

"Resident Evil 7" Is Getting A Prequel... In Arcade VR

“Resident Evil 7” Is Getting A Prequel… In Arcade VR

A little good news/weird news from the world of Resident Evil as the long-rumored prequel to Resident Evil 7 has been confirmed, but not how you may want it. Capcom will be releasing Biohazard 7: Walkthrough The Fear this month, but the game is a VR experience that will only be in select arcade locations. […]

Iron Man Gets A Marvel Legends Figure For “Marvel’s Avengers”

Iron Man is the first character to get a solo movie out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is no surprise that Hasbro has marked Iron Man as the first figure to come out for the next wave of Gamerverse figures. These set of characters will be based on Square Enix’s upcoming Marvel’s Avengers video […]

Captain Marvel #11 [Preview]

Carol Finally Gets Her Act Together in Captain Marvel #11 [Preview]

Captain Marvel #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Kelly Thompson, Carmen Carnero, Tamra Bonvillain, and Clayton Cowles. We’ve got a preview below. Carol finally figured out how to stop Star from draining her powers, but as a result, Star has moved on to draining the life force of everyone in New […]

Epic Games Trolls Their Audience By Ending "Fortnite", Crashes Twitch

Epic Games Trolls Fans By Ending “Fortnite”, Causes Twitch Errors

Well, let it never be said that Epic Games and their PR department never made an impact, as Fortnite came to “an end” today, causing Twitch to error out. Let’s explain a little. The end-game event that happened today saw a meteor come crashing into the island as a shield tried to protect it, causing […]

NYCC '19: Hasbro Unveils Transformers - War for Cybertron: Earthrise Figures

NYCC ’19: Hasbro Unveils Transformers – War for Cybertron: Earthrise Figures

During the first day of New York Comic-Con 2019 Hasbro held an off-site event where it unveiled its new Transformers’ line, the second part of the War for Cybertron franchise, called Earthrise. This is a follow-up to the Siege line and will leave one more, currently unnamed, chapter of the story still to come. Offerings […]

Guardians of the Galaxy #10 [Preview]

No More Mister Nice Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy #10 [Preview]

Guardians of the Galaxy #10 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates, Cory Smith, Victor Olazaba, David Curiel, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below. The recap page will get you up to speed on all the changing allegiances here. Basically, The Magus is […]

Stanislav Cifka Returns to "Magic: The Gathering"

Stanislav Cifka, “Hearthstone” Champ, Returns to “Magic: The Gathering”

This coming weekend of October 18th-20th, Magic: The Gathering will host their fifth Mythic Championship tournament. During those three days, 68 players will compete for $750,000 in prizes. Players will be facing off in Long Beach, California at Thunder Studios, via the Magic: The Gathering: Arena interface. And among those 68 players stands 31-year-old Czech former Hearthstone […]

Absolute Carnage: Scream #3 [Preview]

Interpersonal Symbiote Drama in Absolute Carnage: Scream #3 [Preview]

Absolute Carnage: Scream #3 is in stores this week from Marvel Comics, by Cullen Bunn, Gerardo Sandoval, Erick Arciniega, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below. The recap page can be summed up with two words: Symbiote Drama. Carnage is here to clear things up and convince Scream to do her symbiote duty and […]

"Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" Gets a Statue from Weta Workshop

“Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance” Gets A Statue From Weta Workshop

Dark Crystal fans can rejoice. We were finally blessed with a prequel series that just came to Netflix, Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Take your fandom and love for the series to the next level with Weta Workshop’s newest statue. Princess Brea daughter of All-Maudra Mayrin is getting her own 1/6 scale statue. The statue […]

Alfred Pennyworth Critiques Batman as a Rich Man Just Beating Up Poor People

This week’s The Batman’s Grave when it wasn’t reinventing the Wayne family graves, alongside the freakiest gift that loving parents can get their child, and getting thematically interrupted by adverts for chocolate bars, had Alfred Pennyworth destroying the entire concept of The Batman. It would have been cheaper to buy Gotham. Or, at least, buy […]

Cotton Reboot

Cute-‘Em-Up “Cotton Reboot” Launches Spring 2020

Cotton Reboot, the modern remake of the classic X68000 shoot-’em-up, is finally releasing in Japan in spring 2020. The reboot, which was originally announced May 2019, is a spruced-up version fo the game’s original arcade release. It will include a new “Arrange Mode” as well as the original version of the game. Japanese video game […]

Captain America #15 [Preview]

Age-Inappropriate Dating Woes in Captain America #15 [Preview]

Captain America #15 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jason Masters, Matt Milla, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below. Steve Rogers is still dealing with the fallout of Secret Empire as the Power Elite continue to try to convince the world that the Secret Nazi is really a […]

5 Slasher Franchises That Should Make a Comeback

5 Slasher Franchises That Should Make a Comeback

Happy October, horror lovers! With spooky season finally upon us, it seems like a perfect opportunity to celebrate one of horror’s best extensions, the brutal slasher genre. Slasher films have been around since the early days of horror and between the 80’s and 90’s, they truly began to find success amongst moviegoers for their realistic […]

A ROM Has Been Released Of Atari’s “Pursuit Of The Pink Panther”

There have been some retro games lost to time for every console, and a holy grail from the Atari 2600 has always been Pursuit Of The Pink Panther. Originally conceived in 1983 under the original title, Adventures of the Pink Panther, the game was based on the cartoon character. More specifically, the cartoon show that […]

Aero #4 [Preview]

When Climate Change is Actually a Good Thing in Aero #4 [Preview]

Aero #4 is in stores this week from Marvel Comics, by Zhou Liefen, Keng, Greg Pack, Alyssa Wong, Pop Mhan, Federico Blee, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below. Poor Aero was just trying to enjoy a date with her boyfriend, but he planned to propose. Aero wasn’t feeling it. Awkward! Luckily, the shifting […]

Fanmade "The 7th Guest" Sequel "The 13th Doll" Releases This Halloween

Fanmade “The 7th Guest” Sequel “The 13th Doll” Releases This Halloween

After all these years, The 7th Guest is getting another sequel – though it’s all by some enterprising fans. Attic Door Productions has been working hard on The 3th Doll, the follow-up to classic PC adventure The 7th Guest. Now, after dealing with several delays, the game is nearly ready. It’ll be available for PC […]

Batman's Grave

When Snickers Came to The Batman’s Grave

Late comics into London this week saw be go digital. Which is also how I missed out on another Snickers ad managing to destroy a perfectly good comic book story. In the past we have had Snickers ads drawn by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado that seemed to follow on from one of the comic […]

"Oathbreaker" Ban List Updated - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Oathbreaker” Ban List Updated – “Magic: The Gathering”

This past Friday (October 11th), the WeirdCards Charitable Club members responsible for the Oathbreaker ban list decided to do something amazing for the format: they unbanned Recurring Nightmare, one of the most controversially-powerful cards still on the Commander ban list. Recurring Nightmare is a three-mana enchantment that, if not countered, can potentially evade all removal […]

Taz Will be Doing Commentary For AEW's Dark Matches In Philadelphia

Taz Will Be Doing Commentary For AEW’s Dark Matches In Philadelphia

The names just keep on rolling into AEW, as ECW alumni Taz will be joining the company for a night to do some commentary. The retired pro-wrestler has spent nearly two decades behind the mic, doing commentary for WWE and TNA/Impact, along with his own morning show Taz & The Moose on CBS Sports Radio. […]

To Me My X-Men with Marvel 80 Years Funko Pops [Review]

To Me, My X-Men, With Marvel 80 Years Funko Pops! [Review]

Funko has been releasing a lot of Marvel 80th-Anniversary Funko Pop! figures. These figures have been paying tribute to the past 80 years of Marvel with new sleek boxing as well as first appearance, pictures on the back. We have already seen X-Men members Iceman and Beast but this time we were able to get […]

Noriaki Kakyoin Shows Off His Moves in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor

Noriaki Kakyoin Shows Off His Moves In “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor”

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor continues to look awesome, if the newest footage is any indication. A new character trailer for Stand user Noriaki Kakyoin just debuted. It’s got plenty of footage of Kakyoin’s Stand Hierophant Green kicking butt and taking names. He’s not as cool as Jotaro Kujo, but that’s just something you have […]

Paul Rainey’s Jog On Appears on the Walls of The Centre MK in Milton Keynes

Paul Rainey is the creator of There’s No Time Like The Present, Thunder Brother: Soap Division and Book of Lists and is an occasional contributor to Viz Comic. His current big project, Why Don’t You Love Me, appears regularly in ACES Weekly. His new project however is a little more… public, in the centre of […]

A New Familiar Character Leaked For “Project Resistance” Due To A Bug

Some new information on Project Resistance found its way online as a familiar character was leaked due to a bug in the game. Right now, Capcom is allowing certain players to try out a closed beta of the game as they experiment with the lobbies and other mechanics. While the beta doesn’t have a ton […]

The Daily LITG, 13th October 2019

The Daily LITG, 13th October 2019, Happy Birthday Dan DiDio

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 21 most-read stories yesterday The DC Comics Timeline From New York Comic Con Was Not Ready to Be Published “Star Wars”: John Boyega’s Agent Confirms […]

"Hearthstone" Player Blitzchung Suspended Over Hong Kong Comments

Suspended “Hearthstone” Player Blitzchung Responds To Blizzard

One day after Blizzard released their response to suspending Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai from Hearthstone for six months, he has responded. Ng Wai posted his response on TwitLonger, and you can read the full English translation below. The main takeaways are that he seems appreciative of the decision, but wishes Blizzard would reconsider the suspensions […]

The Most Annoying Moment of New York Comic Con, Uber Everything?

The Most Annoying Moment of New York Comic Con, Uber Everything?

Comic book creator Joyce Chin, most recently drawing Vampirella in Playboy Magazine, did not have a great C2E2 and it did not get better. Thankfully New York Comic Con went a lot better. However, she did have one moment to share which may be very familiar to all manner of in-demand comic book creators. She […]

“Supergirl” Season 5 “Stranger Beside Me” Finds Tech Turning on Team Kara [PREVIEW]

On this week’s new episode of The CW‘s Supergirl: with Kara (Melissa Benoist) now a Pulitzer Prize winner, Catco Media making a hard left turn to become the world’s best clickbait site, and Lana Luthor (Katie McGrath) plotting revenge against Supergirl, we’re on a collision course between several freight trains. This week’s episode “Stranger Beside Me” […]

Crystal Dynamics Confirms Captain Marvel Exists In "Marvel's Avengers"

Crystal Dynamics Confirms Captain Marvel Exists In “Marvel’s Avengers”

An interesting bit of news from the weekend as it appears Captain Marvel does indeed exist in the upcoming Square Enix game Marvel’s Avengers. In an interview with Comic Book, they spoke with Crystal Dynamics’ Head of Studio Scot Amos, as well as their Narrative Designer Hannah McLeod, about the game. Part of the interview […]

New Art Team for the Black Cat Annual #1

Black Cat Annual Adds Juan Gedeon to Joey Vazquez and Natacha Bustos 

The artistic credits to the upcoming Black Cat Annual, keep on changing. Originally announced with art by Javier Pina, known for his stellar work on Captain America, Suicide Squad, Manhunter, Swamp Thing, Black Panther and Soldier Zero, it was then announced to be drawn by the art team of Joey Vazquez of Marvel Team-Up and Charismagic and Natacha Bustos of Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur, Go Go Power […]

Game Freak Respond To Missing Pokémon in "Pokémon Sword" and "Pokémon Shield"

New “Pokémon Sword & Shield” Footage Shows The First Town

Fans have been ecstatic over some newly released footage for Pokémon Sword & Shield showing off the first town you come across in the game. A few people have pointed out this new video, which you can check out below, is similar to the one people saw at Gamescom this year. But it has a few changes […]

First Look at b.b. free #1 from Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap

First Look at b.b. free #1 from Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap

Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has unveiled a first look at b.b. free #1, the new comic by Gabby Rivera and Royal Dunlap to be published in November on BOOM!’s portable audio device themed imprint, BOOM! Box. Billed as “an adventure about finding your strength and your truth when the whole world is against you,” the […]

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“Stranger Things” Writers Reveal First Wave of Season 4 Film Influences

Less than two weeks after Netflix and The Duffer Bros. (Matt and Ross Duffer) made the inevitable official with the announcement that Stranger Things would be returning for a fourth season, fans are learning a little more about what the season will be about thematically. Now with this being Stranger Things, you know the answers […]

The “Fortnite” End Game Event Will Take Place Tomorrow Afternoon

Season X of Fortnite is coming to a close, and everyone is wondering what Epic Games has in store. Well, something is on the horizon tomorrow. Usually at the end of every season, as a precursor of what’s to come, Epic Games will throw some kind of end game event that will radically change things. […]

Daybreak Games Has Another Round Of Layoffs

Daybreak Games Has Another Round Of Layoffs

If Daybreak Games isn’t headed toward a full studio closure yet, they’re about on their way as the company has yet another round of layoffs this week. The studio, previously known for H1Z1, and currently working on titles like DC Universe Online and Planetside, has been having trouble staying afloat in recent years. In the […]