POP ROC Comic Shop – A Storm in a Cereal Bowl?

18 months ago, Bleeding Cool profiled a then-just-opening comic book store in New York, POP ROC Cereal Bar & Comic Shop, owned by WWE wrestler Colin Delaney, alongside Jason Hilton, Nick Andolina, and Liz Andolina. It was also a coffee shop. And a cereal bar. And a comics lending library. The store still seems to thriving, according to social […]

“Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga” Episode One Drops November 19th

ArenaNet released new information this week that the first episode of Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga will be released next week. The episode called “Whisper in the Dark ” will officially drop on November 19th and include a ton of new content for you to delve into. We have the full details below along […]

Marvel Reveals Final Wolverine Logo, Calling Everything We Know Into Question

Did Marvel Censor the New Wolverine Logo Because We Were Too Close to the Truth?

Marvel Comics has unveiled the final version of the new Wolverine logo on the cover of February’s Wolverine #1, and it features some major changes from the preview we saw of the logo last month. Designer Tom Muller first posted what appeared to be the in-progress logo back in October. Nothing to see here. pic.twitter.com/cSC25FxksH […]

Channel Your Inner Forest Gump With "VR Ping Pong Pro"

Channel Your Inner Forest Gump With “VR Ping Pong Pro”

Merge Games along with ONE-O-ONE GAMES and IV Productions decided we needed more ping pong in our lives and created VR Ping Pong Pro. As weird as it sounds, you can now train yourself to play as well as Forest Gump as you travel from arcades to lavish settings playing ping pong. The game came […]

Dynamite Teases Big News Coming... Is It a Fallout Comic?

Dynamite Teases Big News Coming… Is It a Fallout Comic?

Dynamite Entertainment has some big news coming, at least, so they teased in a Twitter post on Tuesday. Big news coming… pic.twitter.com/Rz76NSjTMS — Dynamite (@DynamiteComics) November 12, 2019 There’s not much to go on from the photo of the top of a glass soda bottle (or “pop” bottle if you are some kind of uncultured […]

DC Officially Rebrands, Dropping Vertigo

“The Batman” Casts Newcomer Jayme Lawson in Undisclosed Role

Jayme Lawson is about as green as it gets in Hollywood fresh from graduating Julliard. Joining the cast of The Batman sure gets a resume going. Matt Reeves, who’s directing and co-writing the film with Mattson Tomlin, has quite the colorful cast. Robert Pattinson stars as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Starting Batman’s rogue gallery includes: Zoë Kravitz […]

"Overwatch" Launches Mercy's Recall Challenge This Week

“Overwatch” Launches Mercy’s Recall Challenge This Week

It appears Blizzard has put in a new event between Halloween and Christmas to tide you over in Overwatch with Mercy’s Recall Challenge. The story behind the event ties into part of Mercy’s backstory, as you find out more about her previous career as a doctor. As well as her work with the Overwatch group […]

Agents of Atlas #4 [Preview]

Never Trust a Capitalist in Agents of Atlas #4 [Preview]

Agents of Atlas #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Greg Pak, Nico Leon, Pop Mhan, Rachelle Rosenberg, and Joe Sabino. We’ve got a preview below, which finally answers the question: doesn’t a billionaire tech bro ever do anything without an ulterior motive? The answer, of course, is no.   And so, […]

“Community” Cast Open to Movie, Dan Harmon on Fence

“Community” Cast Open to Movie, Dan Harmon on Fence

Most of the Community cast reunited at the Vulture Festival. The panel for the NBC meta-comedy that ran from 2009-2015 featured creator Dan Harmon, EP/writer Chris McKenna, and seven of the nine cast members: Joel McHale, Allison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Jim Rash, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Ken Jeong. Donald Glover and Chevy Chase […]

XSEED Shows Off "Granblue Fantasy: Versus" Special Editions

XSEED Shows Off “Granblue Fantasy: Versus” Special Editions

Before XSEED Games releases Granblue Fantasy: Versus sometime in early 2020, they have revealed all of the special editions of the game. It appears that the PS4 exclusive title will be seeing several versions come out, depending on what you feel like owning. We have the full details below of what’s in each one as […]

Second "Sonic" Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

Second “Sonic” Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

If you’ve heard of the upcoming film Sonic the Hedgehog (and let’s face it, it’s unlikely you haven’t heard about it) then you know it wasn’t exactly a film fans were eager for. After a tainted first impression about the blue hedgehog being brought to life, the film was said to undergo changes in design […]

Lexus Officially Joins As Sponsor Of The Esports Awards

Lexus Officially Joins As Sponsor Of The Esports Awards

In the latest round of “well, that’s an interesting partnership” news, Lexus has joined on as the major sponsor of The Esports Awards. As part of the partnership, Lexus will provide supercars from Black Panther and Men in Black International films plus the GS F 10th Anniversary Edition at the Esports Stadium Arlington. Audience members […]

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Rogue Drains Our Wallets with New Iron Studios Statue

Rogue has had quite a complicated past with the X-Men. Originally a member of the Brotherhood of Evil only to turn her sights from fighting the X-Men to joining them. Recently announced from Iron Studios was a gigantic X-Men vs. Sentinel battle diorama statue. Since then Iron Studios has seemingly announced that each of the […]

The New Wolfenstein: Youngblood Trailer Highlights The Blazkowicz Twins

“Wolfenstein: Youngblood” Receives A New Major Update

Bethesda Softworks released a new major update into Wolfenstein: Youngblood today, which includes a new mission and additional content. The 1.0.7 update has new abilities and pep signals, as well as new treasure hunt missions and different maps to explore. Basically, it’s a new extension of the game without it being full-on DLC. Here’s a […]

Jenn St-Onge, Still On Track With Ojja-Wojja For 2021

Jenn St-Onge, Still On Track With Ojja-Wojja For 2021

Canadian cartoonist Jenn St Onge was exhibiting at Thought Bubble in Harrogate this weekend. Acclaimed artist for Bingo Love, Archie, Nancy Drew, Jem & the Misfits and a Giant Days Holiday Special, she talked (very) briefly about her upcoming comics project, The Ojja-Wojja. That it’s still coming from Harper Collins in 2021. That it was pitched […]

"God-Eternal Kefnet" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“God-Eternal Kefnet” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Of all of the innovations in Magic: The Gathering, there is none so insidious as the ones which force other players to sit and do nothing while you get to play and win. These sorts of cards are tough to deal with and frustrate many a player on a regular basis. The very worst offenders among […]

Does Comics Need Disrupting?

Does the Comics Industry Need Disrupting Too?

Since the comics crash of 1996, the industry has sagged. The market is there, but sales are low. Estimated North American market size for print comics has grown 50.30% between 1997 and 2018, from $500.64 million to $995 million. Despite all these potential buyers, unit sales of the top 300 comics for each month fell […]

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

“The Falcon and The Winter Soldier”: Disney+ Shares Character Concept Art [IMAGES]

At Bleeding Cool, we’ve made it our mission to chronicle the lead-up to and the aftermath of “The Great Streaming Wars of 2020” so that future societies can learn from our greatest triumphs and tragic failures. Over at “House Mouse”, the soon-to-debut Disney+ streaming service enters the fray later this month – and they’re doing […]

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" Receives Patch 5.11 Today

“Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers” Receives Patch 5.11 Today

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers just got a brand new patch this week with 5.11, bringing with it new content and a fresh new raid. Square Enix loaded up the full list of patch notes here, but the gist of it is that you’re getting a new Ultimate Difficulty Raid as well as Crafter and Gatherer […]

Jim Zub Graduates to Marvel’s Conan The Barbarian Ongoing Series in February

Jim Zub is having a strange year, apparently. The strangeness of my classes continues this year… Thanos and the Zubfinity Gauntlet. pic.twitter.com/IOvhP25IZv — Jim Zub (@JimZub) November 12, 2019 Can’t argue with that. But he is also the new ongoing writer on Conan The Barbarian, a title he has been jonesing to write at Marvel. […]

Bring Me The Horizon's "Ludens" Video Features "Death Stranding" Footage

Bring Me The Horizon’s “Ludens” Video Features “Death Stranding” Footage

Death Stranding is finally here, and so is its soundtrack. Metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon contributed a song specifically for the game entitled “Ludens.” Obviously that’s an important figure for Kojima, as Ludens is the Kojima Productions mascot. The character is seen several times throughout the game as well. The music video is heavy […]

Hermione Granger Uses a Love Potion on Us with New Nendoroid Doll

Hermione Granger Uses a Love Potion on Us with New Nendoroid Doll

Hermione Granger is anything but a normal witch. She is smarter than most and filled with her mysterious past but she is always there to help Harry Potter save the day. Hermione will also be getting a Nendoroid doll-like figure from Good Smile Company accompanied by best friends Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. These dolls […]

"Nation Breakers: Steam Arena" Headed To Early Access On Friday

“Nation Breakers: Steam Arena” Headed To Early Access

Coded Clay Interactive has announced today that Nation Breakers: Steam Arena will be added to Steam’s Early Access on November 18th. The hectic robotic steampunk action title looks pretty good from the screenshots and video we’ve seen so far. But now we finally get a chance to play it. Check out the trailer below as […]

"Kefnet the Mindful" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Kefnet the Mindful” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Hello friends! It’s time again for another set of two Magic: The Gathering Commander deck techs. Sometimes, I find it’s best to step away from the battlefield when writing up techs for my readers and take a moment to be mindful of things like burnout, writer’s block, and other similar worries. But then I think […]

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

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

The technical difficulties plaguing the launch day of Disney’s new Disney+ streaming service aren’t the biggest controversy of the day, and neither is the fact that the service does not feature the original Muppet Babies cartoon (even though that should be all people are talking about). Instead, the biggest and probably strangest decision Disney made […]

"The Surge 2" Releases The Public Enemy Weapon Pack DLC

“The Surge 2” Releases The Public Enemy Weapon Pack DLC

Focus Home Interactive and Deck 13 have released new DLC for The Surge 2 today as season pass holders can now snag the Public Enemy Weapon Pack. This DLC gives you 13 weapons across 8 different types, adding a ton of new options to your field of play and what you can do. Not to […]

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Batman Gets Animated in New 1/6th Scale Figure from Mondo

Batman: The Animated Series is a pop-culture classic cartoon. It opens up the world for DC Animation and honestly, it’s one of the strangest things from the outside of the comics. Marvel hasn’t ever seemed to capture the essence that DC does with their animated films or shows. It’s time to relive that classic animated Batman […]

Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as The Fifth World?

Did DC Comics and Grant Morrison Try to do 5G in 2009 as the Fifth World?

Bleeding Cool has established that 5G is DC Comics’ new plan to replace their most iconic characters with other characters taking the role – and not the ones that might, in other years, have expected. Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either Teen Lantern […]

"Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries Of New York" Is Headed To Console

“Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries Of New York” Is Headed To Console

Draw Distance announced this morning that their upcoming game Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York is getting a console release. The game will now be coming out on Xbox One and PS4 on December 4th, 2019, along with the PC version. To mark the occasion, they’ve released the first Companion trailer for the […]

Alfred Pennyworth Gets His Own One-Shot from DC Comics... After He's Dead

Alfred Pennyworth Gets His Own One-Shot from DC Comics… After He’s Dead

Following up on his shocking and surely permanent death in Batman #77, Alfred Pennyworth is getting his own one-shot comic book from DC Comics, though it still has Batman’s name billed first in the title. Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. will be written by James Tynion IV and Peter Tomasi with art by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, […]

"Rippa’s Snarlfangs" Crash the Beastgrave Party!

“Rippa’s Snarlfangs” Crash the Warhammer Underworlds: Beastgrave Party!

Games Workshop’s classic dungeon crawler, Warhammer Underworlds: Beastgrave, is getting a brand new group of gobbos in about a week, and they’re fantastic. Which isn’t surprising, since just about everything that has come out for Beastgrave has been amazing. Bask in the green glory of Rippa’s Snarlfangs! Rippa believes he’s been sent a vision of […]

John Layman is The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time, From AfterShock in February

John Layman is The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time, From AfterShock Comics in February

The Man Who F#%&ed Up Time launches in February, from John Layman, Karl Mostert and Dee Cunniffe. Here’s the solicitation: THE MAN WHO F#%&ED UP TIME #1 Writer: John Layman Artist: Karl Mostert Colorist: Dee Cunniffe Letterer: John Layman Cover: Karl Mostert w/ Dee Cunniffe 1:15 Incentive Cover: Larry Stroman Sean Bennett is just your […]

Free League Gearing up for 'Alien' RPG Pre-Orders with Free "Cinematic Starter"

“Alien” RPG Gets Release Date from Free League Publishing

In space, no one can hear you scream. Until December 10th, that is, when Free League Publishing releases their Alien role playing game around the world. Here’s the press release: The xenomorphs are coming to game night! On December 10, Free League Publishing and 20th Century Fox will launch the official ALIEN tabletop roleplaying game. […]

Looking For 5G Tea Leaves - Wonder Woman?

Could Elysian be Part of DC Comics 5G Wonder Woman?

Okay, so we told you that our former speculation regarding a possible 5G Wonder Woman to go alongside was off the mark. We’ve managed to establish with actual sources that DC comics has icon replacements planned with Luke Fox as Batman, Jonathan Kent as Superman, a child of Captain Boomerang as the Flash, and either […]

"His Dark Materials: The Idea of North"- A Tale of Two Earths (Spoiler Review)

“His Dark Materials” S01, Ep02: “The Idea of North” (Spoiler Review)

It’s interesting seeing this new interpretation of Phillip Pullman‘s first His Dark Materials novel, The Northern Lights. The first live action adaptation happened back in 2007, and while the movie hit most of the notes of the book, it felt rushed. There was way too much from that novel to cram into the confines of […]

"Shadow Brawlers" Finally Receives A Mid-December Release Date

“Shadow Brawlers” Finally Receives A Mid-December Release Date

Inca Games has had Shadow Brawlers in Early Access for the longest time, but finally, we’re getting the game fully released next month. The official date revealed this week will be December 13th, just in time for Christmas for any indie game shoppers. You can currently check the game out on Steam if you’d like. […]

Comic Store In Your Future – Still More 25 Hot Comics

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. Here is the latest 25 hot comics. In researching these I am amazed a lot at what I discover. Some characters’ first appearances are pretty cheap even though they are decades old. Renee Montoya’s first appearance in Batman #475 from 1992 seems on the […]

Ron Weasley Get Magical with a New Doll from Good Smile Company

Ron Weasley Get Magical with a New Doll from Good Smile Company

Ron Weasley is more than just a sidekick to Harry Potter. He stands on his own and is funny and lovable as much as he is iconic. Good Smile Company has recently announced a new wave of Harry Potter Nendoroid figures. This time, unlike the previous versions and they are dolls. That means we will […]