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The Daily LITG – 23rd September 2019, Happy Birthday Peter David

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 Proper Nightwing to Return in 2020 in James Tynion IV’s Batman Run Hush Returns to Batman with Tom King, John Romita […]

The 2019 Emmys and Bleeding Cool's First Fleabag Article Three Years Ago...

The 2019 Emmys and Bleeding Cool’s First Fleabag Article Three Years Ago…

Over three years ago, Bleeding Cool ran its first article about the BBC3 show Fleabag, by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Titled ‘And With That Final Episode, Fleabag Becomes The Finest TV Drama Of 2016‘, I wrote, And because it has been picked up by Amazon Prime in the USA, about to drop all six episodes in three weeks […]

Night School Studio Announces "Afterparty"

Night School Studio Announces “Afterparty” For Late October

Night School Studio has finally given us a date for Afterparty to be released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One as it will come out in late October. This game has been on the proverbial backburner with no real news coming out about it as the devs worked on other projects. In fact, the last […]

"Breaking Bad" Film Confirmed!: "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" [TEASER]

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”: Can Jesse Outrun His Past? [TRAILER]

After months of rumors, mindless speculation, and several instances of serious misdirection, Breaking Bad fans finally received the news they were waiting for: Vince Gilligan is returning to tell one more (???) tale with El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. Written and directed by Gilligan and set to premiere on Netflix on October 11 (and […]

Ubisoft Announce Plans For Massive “Rainbow Six Siege” Bans

If you’ve been dealing with cheap players who DDoS a Rainbow Six Siege match because they’re losing, Ubisoft is planning to curb that very shortly. The company posted a notice letting players know they would be taking drastic measures to stop this behavior and abuse of their servers immediately. Which includes everything from banning players […]

Fearless #3 [Preview]

Wolverine: Instagram Stalker in Fearless #3 [Preview]

Fearless #3 hits stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Seanan McGuire, Claire Roe, Rachelle Rosenberg, Zoe Quinn, Marika Cresta, Alyssa Wong, Alti Firmansyah, Irma Knivilla, and Cardinal Rae. We’ve got a preview below. There’s three stories here, and we’ve got a little bit of each in our preview. We start out with our multi-part […]

Rockstar Games Will Soon Have It's Own PC Launcher

Rockstar Games Starts Their Own PC Games Launcher

Rockstar Games joined other publishers like Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Epic Games by launching their own PC games launcher this week. Essentially, they now have a place where PC users can instantly play titles like GTA Online, Red Dead Online, and other titles under their umbrella. Here’s a snippet from the introduction the company gave […]

“Fortnite” Has A New Rift Beacon Near The Block

It looks like Fortnite is already planning for the next wave of changes as a new Rift Beacon has been found sitting around The Block. Players have taken to social media and Reddit to point out the new addition to the map. For those unaware of how the Rift Beacons work, they usually appear in […]

Thanos #6 [Preview]

Catfishing the Mad Titan in Thanos #6 [Preview]

Thanos #6 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Tini Howard, Ariel Olivetti, Antonio Fabela, and Joe Caramagna, the conclusion to this mini-series. We’ve got a preview below. The preview drops us near the end of this story… …as young Gamora makes her move, trying to kill Thanos. But Thanos isn’t so easy […]

Nintendo Shows Off More Of "The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening"

The “Link’s Awakening” Dungeon Builder Is A “Mario Maker” Concept

If the Dungeon Builder section for The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening had a familiar vibe to it, it should. It was a Zelda Mario Maker idea. In a new article from IGN, Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma talked a little about the new addition to the remake. Apparently, Shigeru Miyamoto had made a request as […]

One More Notch: The Fourth Power & Others [Reviews]

Another month, another couple first issues, plus a big European collection roundup. In this case, the big European collection is Humanoids reissuing Metabarons artist Juan Giménez‘s solo collection called The Fourth Power. Sera And The Royal Stars issue one by Jon Tsuei, Audrey Mok, Raúl Angulo, Jim Campbell, and Tim Daniel: A Persian-influenced swords and […]

"Dissidia Final Fantasy NT" Will Get A New Character Soon

“Dissidia Final Fantasy NT” Will Get A New Character Soon

Square Enix announced over the weekend that they would be revealing a brand new character coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The word came down that they would be doing a special livestream this Tuesday, September 24th, at 8pm JPT, which is 7am EST/4am PDT the same day for us in the states. As best […]

Superior Spider-Man #11 [Preview]

The Inferior Spider-Man in Superior Spider-Man #11 [Preview]

Superior Spider-Man #11 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne, Wade von Grawbadger, Jordie Bellaire, and Clayton Cowles. It’s the penultimate issue of this series, and we’ve got a preview below. Last issue: Otto got his ass kicked. And now, this alternate universe Norman Osborne is running wild in […]

Kevin Conroy Would Like To See A New Set Of "Batman" Video Games

WB Montreal Is Officially Teasing Something Batman Related

Developer WB Montreal seems to be officially teasing something related to Batman. On Sunday, the developer made a mysterious Twitter post featuring a Bat-Signal projected against a building, ostensibly celebrating the Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary. As the video played, four images quickly flashed across the screen. Fans have taken the four images to mean imply […]

"The Great Eldraine Bake-Off" Kicks Off! - "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering: “The Great Eldraine Bake-Off” Kicks Off!

Prepare thy stomachs, it’s time for The Great Eldraine Bake-Off! In a bid to entice more Magic: The Gathering fans into getting into their newest expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, Wizards of the Coast has devised a baking competition for the Internet to look into. Called “The Great Eldraine Bake-Off,” this baking competition boasts a glut […]

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #47 [Preview]

A Final Battle with Reed Richards in Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #47 [Preview]

Next week, Marvel Comics will release the final issue of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, which is unfortunate timing seeing as the book is about to become an animated series. Nevertheless, we’ve got a preview of the issue by Brandon Montclaire, Alitha E. Martinez, Tamra Bonvillain, and Travis Lanham. And this final issue is going […]

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“Titans” Season 2: Check Out Teagan Croft’s Behind-the-Scenes Raven Transformation [VIDEO]

DC Universe dropped teases and casting announcements (…and casting announcements… and casting announcements…) for the second season of Titans for several months, and that built-up anticipation finally paid off on September 6 with the release of season opener “Trigon.” Now with three episodes down (and “Aqualad” set to drop this Friday) and one helluva’ Raven-related […]

Five New “BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle” Version 2.0 Characters Have Been Revealed

Five New “BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle” V2.0 Characters Revealed

A new character trailer has revealed five new DLC combatants for the popular crossover fighting game, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. According to the trailer, Celica and Susanoo will be the new representatives from the Blazblue franchise. Adachi and Elizabeth will be the latest Persona 4 Arena representatives. Finally, Under Night In-Birth will be getting one new […]

Big-Boy Philosophy

Big-Boy Philosophy

Chris Gavaler and Nathaniel Goldberg write: Bill Maher, an American talk show host, insulted comic book legend Stan Lee and the Internet was outraged. Now that the furore has died down, it’s become apparent that Maher didn’t actually insult Lee. He insulted his fans—the millions who, according to Maher, Lee inspired “to, I don’t know, […]

Opinion: Why Tabletop Games Falter: "Arena Rex", "Malifaux", and More

Opinion: Why Wargames Falter: “Arena Rex”, “Malifaux”, and More

Last Sunday, I wrote a piece detailing a few trading card games which, while being super cool in concept, failed to attract a huge audience of players. In the end, they failed as a game for that reason and others. Today I want to go into this discussion from the angle of tabletop wargames and […]

Marvel Team-Up #6 [Preview]

A Kinder, Gentler Starforce in Marvel Team-Up #6 [Preview]

Marvel Team-Up #6 is in stores next week from Marvel Team-Up… or Ms. Marvel Team-Up, as we learned the series is really called when we also learned it was canceled with this issue. In any case, this story is by Clint McElroy, Ig Guara, Felipe Sobreira, and Clayton Cowles, and we’ve got a final issue […]

Several Batman Games Are Free In The Epic Games Store

As part of the Batman 80th anniversary celebration, the Epic Games Store is offering several Batman games completely free to download this week. Technically, they’re only offering two, but both are collections. The first is the LEGO Batman Trilogy, which has all three games from TT Games and WBIE in one pack. The second is […]

Someone Leaked The “Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare” Multiplayer Maps

It appears Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare can’t escape leaks either, as the latest source says they now know all the multiplayer maps coming to the game. The leak comes from VG Sources, who claim they’ve been digging through the code of the PC version and found listings for each multiplayer map on the way. […]

Ghost-Spider #2 [Preview]

It’s Gwen’s First Day of School in Ghost-Spider #2 [Preview]

Ghost-Spider #2 is in stores next week fro Marvel Comics, by Seanan McGuire, Takeshi Miyazawa, Rosi Kampe, Ian Herring, and Clayton Cowles. We’ve got a preview below. If you haven’t been keeping up, Gwen is going to college in the 616 universe, which means an interdimensional commute. Unfortunately, it takes some time for her powers […]

“Ad Astra” is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

“Ad Astra” is the Ultimate Sad Astronaut Movie [Review]

Do we get one big Astronaut movie from Hollywood every year now? It’s starting to feel that way. Ad Astra is the latest major studio movie about the perils of going into outer space. It’s a big serious movie that’s as much a character study as it is a space thriller about saving the world. […]

“Borderlands 3” Reveals More Details On Their Halloween Event

This past week, Borderlands 3 revealed more details about their first in-game event as they will celebrate Halloween with the Bloody Harvest. Along with the help of Kinda Funny, the devs released info about what’s on the way from storylines to skins. Check out some of the info below as well as the video showing […]

Child of an Aging Star

Child of an Aging Star

Michael Van Cleve writes: It is night. Monday is coming. The one true terror of the modern era. The early wake up, the blah blah blah, shuffle some papers and talk to some people, early day early time make some money get on the grind. But that also means new pages and that ain’t bad. […]

Nintendo Is Now Selling The SNES Controllers For The Switch

Nintendo Is Now Selling The SNES Controllers For The Switch

Those of you who have been waiting for the Nintendo Switch controller for Nintendo Switch Online, the wait is over as they are for sale. The company put up a listing for the controllers this past week, as you can now purchase them for $30 a pop. Plus, this isn’t a pre-order for the holiday. […]

Captain America #14 [Preview]

John Wayne is Dead in Captain America #14 [Preview]

Captain America #14 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Niko Walter, Matt Milla, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below. In case you haven’t been following along, Cap is still dealing with the fallout of Secret Empire. Jeeze, you reveal yourself to be a secret Nazi *one time* and […]

Next State Of Play Will Feature “The Last Of Us Part II”

The next time Sony holds another State of Play livestream for us, we’re finally going to be getting a better look at The Last Of Us Part II. While we’ve seen little tidbits be released here and there from both official and unofficial channels, the last time we saw anything lengthy was E3 2018. After […]

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The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 22nd August, 2019 – Once & Future Sales

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait till the weekend to get this week’s comics. Overall, House of X‘s penultimate issue tops the charts ahead […]

Crypto Will Be Added to "Apex Legends" In Season Three

Crypto Will Be Added to “Apex Legends” In Season Three

Respawn Entertainment have released a new video and details for Apex Legends when Season Three rolls around, including a full reveal of Crypto. The hacker character has been teased for a couple of months every since Season Two started up over the summer. Now we know he will be added to the game come October. […]

Hush Returns to Batman with Tom King and John Romita Jr?

Hush Returns to Batman with Tom King, John Romita Jr and Klaus Janson?

Hush, otherwise known as Tommy Elliot, is a Batman villain created by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee back in 2003. A childhood friend of Bruce Wayne, thy used to play strategy games and  Tommy taught Bruce to think like his opponents, to use their abilities against them in order to win. But driven by his […]

“Luigi’s Mansion 3” Will Include Paid Multiplayer DLC

Those of you hoping that Luigi’s Mansion 3 will have all the content in one game, think again, as the game will be getting paid DLC. Game Informer is reporting that Nintendo will be releasing a multiplayer DLC for both the ScareScraper and ScreamPark modes in the game. You’ll still get those modes with some games, […]

What Fresh Hell Is This?

What Fresh Hell Is This?

Dillon Gilbertson writes: I woke up in a cold sweat, my skin so pale I thought the blood had fully drained from my body; nauseated to the point of delirium. Witnessing the eldritch figure at the front of the vessel, my body attempted to leap overboard before my mind could even comprehend the ghostly gondolier, […]

Epic Games Reportedly Forked Over Nearly $10m For "Control"

Epic Games Reportedly Forked Over Nearly $10m For “Control”

If you want to know just how seriously Epic Games is taking the fight for PC distribution dominance, you need look no further than how much they paid for Control. The company got the official exclusivity for a year from 505 Games for the title, as Steam won’t be getting it until August 2020. But […]

Rick And Morty Go To SchwiftyCon in Oni Press' December 2019 Solicitations

Rick And Morty Go To SchwiftyCon in Oni Press’ December 2019 Solicitations

Eric Trueheart, Jhonen Vasquez and Warren Wucinich take Invader Zim to its fiftieth issue for a double-sized seven dollar anniversary issue, while Rick & Morty continues its final comic book arc, The Rickoning, with Rick & Morty going to their own Rick & Morty convention SchwiftyCon … I know the feeling. Here are Oni Press; […]

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“American Horror Story: 1984”: Leslie Grossman Answers “Ear-gate;” Gus Kenworthy, Billie Lourd Share Message; and We Get to Jazzercise!

Combine our professional obsession with uber-creative genius Ryan Murphy (Glee, Pose, 9-1-1, Feud, and a billion more) with our love for 80’s horror/slasher film, and it’s easy to understand why we’re excited for FX‘s American Horror Story: 1984. In fact, executive producer Tim Minear only confirmed our excitement when he said this about the upcoming […]

"Gaslands: Refueled" to be Released Soon!

Hobby: Journey of a “Gaslands” Newcomer

“Gaslands: Refueled”, a new edition of the “Gaslands” game by Osprey Games, has come out and with it, a new batch of miniature wargame players have arisen from the woodwork. I am looking to join their ranks within the hobby, and wish to play the game to that end. Gaslands takes place on an alternate-futuristic […]

The Daily LITG - 22nd September 2019

The Daily LITG – 22nd September 2019, Happy Birthday Peter Kuper

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 Dan Didio Finally Gives DC Fans the Crossover They Deserve Proper Nightwing to Return in 2020 in James Tynion IV’s Batman […]

HBO Picks Up Hugh Jackman-Starrer Bad Education Out Of TIFF

HBO Picks up Hugh Jackman-Starrer “Bad Education” out of TIFF

HBO has acquired Cory Finley‘s Thoroughbreds follow-up, Bad Education, following the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. The acquisition by HBO is said to be for $17.5 million–a record-breaking purchase for any film to screen in Toronto. The film team had been looking for $20 million and an Oscar push. This isn’t to say that theatrical […]

Epic Games Turns “Fortnite” Island Into Gotham For Batman Event

Epic Games has rolled out a new special event for Fortnite this week as Tilted Towers has been turned into Gotham City to celebrate Batman’s 80s anniversary. Along with new costumes and some Batman-themed weapons, the developers have changed part of the map into his hometown for you to do battle in. You can read […]