When an Island Loves Another Island... X-ual Healing [11-13-19]

When an Island Loves Another Island… X-ual Healing [11-13-19]

Two X-Men comics came out last week: X-Men #2 and Fallen Angels #1. What happened in them? Find out as we recap below. Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The Uncanny X-Men suffered great indignities, but thanks to a corporate merger and […]

Jamie Lee Curtis Talks Kyle Richards Return in "Halloween Kills"

Jamie Lee Curtis Talks Kyle Richards Return in “Halloween Kills”

The Halloween franchise has been one of the most complex horror properties for decades, and the next installment has enlisted the help of several returning characters. Kyle Richards, who played Lindsey Wallace in the first Halloween will be making a comeback to face off against Michael Myers one more time. While promoting her newest film […]

Valve Confirms "Half-Life: Alyx" As Their First VR Venture

Valve Confirms “Half-Life: Alyx” As Their First VR Venture

After years of demanding Valve get to work on a brand new Half-Life game, we finally got our wish, kinda. Today the company announced Half-Life: Alyx. The game has been a rumor for months with everyone who was “in the know” telling us it was going to happen but had no source to credit it […]

Donald Trump Campaign Compares Trump to Superman in Response to Health Questions

Donald Trump Campaign Compares Trump to Superman in Response to Health Questions

One of President Donald Trump’s least favorite news organizations (it’s tied for last place along with every outlet that isn’t Fox News) has been raising questions about the president’s health lately, prompting a response from Trump’s campaign team comparing the president to DC Comics superhero Superman. CNN has been questioning Trump’s visit to a hospital […]

"Minecraft: Builders & Biomes" Brings the Action to (Board Game) Life

“Minecraft: Builders & Biomes” Brings the Action to (Board Game) Life

It’s hard to believe that Minecraft has already been on this planet for a decade. There are full grown adults wandering around this planet right now that played Minecraft in elementary school. Let that sink in for a moment. Makes you want to shake off how old you feel with a little celebration, doesn’t it? […]

Aero #5 [Preview]

A Hhoorrrrd of Fish Monsters Attack in Aero #5 [Preview]

Aero #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, featuring two stories, by Zhou Liefen, Keng, Greg Pak, Alyssa Wong, Pop Mhan, Federico Blee, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below. When we last left our hero, she was about to fight a horde of crystal monsters even though they saved her from […]

'Chinatown' Prequel Series Set Up at Netflix With David Fincher, Robert Towne

‘Chinatown’ Prequel Series Set Up at Netflix With David Fincher, Robert Towne

Chinatown is coming back, in a bit of a surprise. David Fincher and original film co-writer Robert Towne  will pen a script for a prequel series pilot for Netflix. Towne of course won the Academy Award for co-writing the original 1974 film with director Roman Polanski. Insanely quotable and a true classic, Fincher and Towne’s […]

NECA's They Live 2 Pack Final Packaging Shots Revealed

‘They Live’ NECA 2 Pack Final Packaging Shots Revealed

NECA have revealed the final packaging shots for their upcoming two pack of figures from They Live. The John Carpenter classic is being honored with two retro style clothed action figures. Each will come with their wristwatches, a tv, magazine, newspaper, and a necklace. Check the box and figures out below. Consume! Obey! A truly […]

Folklords #1 Second Printing Is $30 – Did Boom Studios Screw Up Again?

Folklords #1 Second Printing Is $30 – Did Boom Studios Screw Up Again?

It wasn’t so long ago that Boom Studios’ President Filip Sablik was apologizing to retailers for the allocations on printings of their series Once & Future #1 and Something is Killing The Children #1. While both these series have gone on to join the exclusive 50K Club, Boom had seemingly corrected their print runs – […]

Mondo Announces Next Gallery Show Centered on Pixar

Mondo Announces Next Gallery Show Centered on Pixar

Mondo just closed two big-name shows yesterday, one focused on Charlie Brown artist Charles M. Schulz and a second collaboration with one of their longest-term collaborators, Belgian illustrator Laurent Durieux. The big-name collaborations won’t stop any time soon as they’ve announced that their next gallery show, held in conjunction with the fine folks at Cyclops […]

"Starfinder Character Operations Manual" Brings New Classes

“Starfinder Character Operations Manual” Brings New Classes

Paizo has done a really nice job of taking all of the fantasy tropes of Pathfinder and converting them into a science fiction setting! There is something quite thrilling about running into Halflings and Orcs in space. With the Starfinder Character Operations Manual, Paizo will be introducing brand new character options into Starfinder with the […]

Amazing Mary Jane #2 [Preview]

Sympathizing with Mysterio in Amazing Mary Jane #2 [Preview]

The Amazing Mary Jane #2 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Leah Williams, Carlos Gomez, Carlos Lopez, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below. Last issue, Mary Jane proved why she’s better than every other superhero by figuring out Mysterio’s master plan in the first issue. However, after speaking with him, […]

Mondo Adds Podcast Posters to Offerings, Tanuka "Gaslight" on Sale Now

Mondo Adds Podcast Posters to Offerings, Tanuka “Gaslight” on Sale Now

Mondo announced today that, in partnership with QCode Media and Apple Podcasts, they will offer a poster for an episodic podcast titled Gaslight that is launching today. This is a departure from Mondo, purveyors of alternate posters from the pop culture world. Most of the posters they’ve sold in the past have been inspired by […]

“Batwoman” Season 1 Gets Personal in “Tell Me the Truth” [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week’s Batwoman is one of the best of the series so far, as it finally feels like the show is firing on all cylinders. It provides some great action sequences, introduces us to new characters, layers in backstory and secondary motivations, and provides some opportunities for our lead actors to show off their range. […]

"Spintires" Will Be Getting Chernobyl DLC In Mid-December

“Spintires” Will Be Getting Chernobyl DLC In Mid-December

Oovee Games has announced that they will be adding a new DLC pack into Spintires as we visit the abandoned lands of Chernobyl. This new eerie addition will throw you into a Chernobyl logger furnished with brand-new vehicles, the B-157 and B-505. Not to mention a Geiger-counter that will frustrate you more to learn where […]

For FOC, Here's Jeff Lemire's Variant Cover for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1

BEHOLD: Jeff Lemire’s FOC Variant Cover for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1

With final order cutoff approaching in one week, Dark Horse Comics has given Bleeding Cool the opportunity to write the word EX-X-XCLUSIVE repeatedly in an article by giving us the EX-X-XCLUSIVE reveal of Jeff Lemire’s final order cutoff incentive variant for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1, the first issue of the new mini-series launching in […]

Disruptor Beam Announces New FXX Mobile Game "Archer: Danger Phone"

Disruptor Beam Reveals New FXX Mobile Game “Archer: Danger Phone”

Fans of the FXX series Archer will be happy to know there’s a mobile game based on the show coming out called Archer: Danger Phone. The game is being developed by Disruptor Beam, who are basically taking all of the good things about the show from the humor to the running gags and mixing it […]

"Big Pharma" Will Be Getting A Console Release In December

“Big Pharma” Will Be Getting A Console Release In December

You’ll soon get to choose what drugs the world is hooked on with a controller as Big Pharma is coming to all three major consoles. Klabater will be publishing the game on PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One on December 5th, complete with all content released up to this point. Here’s a little more info […]

Dark Horse to Publish Another Incredibles 2 OGN

Dark Horse to Publish Sequel to Comic Book Sequel to Sequel to Incredibles

At risk of creating a sequel singularity, Dark Horse Comics has announced a sequel to the comic book sequel to the movie sequel to Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles. From the creative team that brought you The Incredibles 2: Secret Identities comes The Incredibles 2: Slow Burn. Though perhaps you could call it Incredibles 2 3? Whatever the […]

"Astellia" Gets A New Roadmap Showing New Endgame Content

“Astellia” Gets A New Roadmap Showing New Endgame Content

Barunson E&A revealed that they are adding a ton of new content to Astellia, as they released a brand new roadmap showing endgame content. The company basically have a ton of plans for the game,  including a new Astel champion, a Guild Arena, new dungeons, events, and the addition of an Astel Equipment system. As […]

Spider-Man: Velocity #4 [Preview]

Things are Heating Up in Spider-Man: Velocity #4 [Preview]

Spider-Man: Velocity #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Dennis Hopeless “Hallum,” Emilio Laiso, Rachelle Rosenberg, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview below. Taking place in the Marvel Gamerverse, a comic universe taken from the video game universe inspired by the original comics universe, this story sees a young Spider-Man and […]

"The Walking Dead: Onslaught" Release Pushed Back Into 2020

“The Walking Dead: Onslaught” Release Pushed Back Into 2020

It appears The Walking Dead just can’t catch a break when it comes to video games as The Walking Dead: Onslaught has been pushed back. Survios had to break the unfortunate news in a Twitter post, letting fans know that the game would not be making the Fall 2019 release window. And instead, it has […]

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Hellraiser 1, 2, and 3!

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Hellraiser 1, 2, and 3!

Mondo releases new vinyl special editions every single Wednesday. They are they ultimate edition of whatever they put out, featuring extensive liner notes, brand-new commissioned artwork, and always have a limited-edition size. The vinyl itself is usually colored or a photo disc, as well. Basically, it’s like the Criterion Collection of movie and gaming soundtracks. […]

Freddie Mercury Figures Gets Preorder and You Can’t Stop Him Now

Freddie Mercury Figures Gets Preorder and You Can’t Stop Him Now

Freddie Mercury is back and finally available for preorder with his new upcoming a Live Aid S.H. Figuarts figure. We covered this figure previously as he was only a teaser image but finally, we got more images as well as specifications and pre-orders. If you forgot this figure is based on Freddie Mercury’s iconic appearance at […]

Some Added Incentives for Family Tree #2 and Undiscovered Country #2

Image Comics are running up the flagpole a couple of incentives for retailers ordering titles going to FOC today. That would include Family Tree #2 – retailers who order at least 70% of their orders for Family Tree #1 will qualify for a 25% free overship of their order for issue #2. Which means they […]

"One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows" To Be Released In Early 2020

“One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows” To Be Released In Early 2020

Bandai Namco confirmed that they will be releasing One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows for multiple consoles in early 2020. Developed by Spike Chunsoft, we finally got word this past weekend that the game will be released on February 28th, 2020. It will be coming out for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, but no […]

Taking Down Thought Bubble on a Sunday Night in Harrogate…

Last weekend saw the first Thought Bubble comic convention in Harrogate, moving half an hour on the train from Leeds, but it seemed a world away. From all accounts however, it was a success. Some vendors I spoke to reported double their sales at the previous Thought Bubble, others triple. even if there was a […]

SCGCON Invitational Coverage - "Magic: The Gathering"

SCGCON Invitational Coverage – “Magic: The Gathering”

StarCityGames, a tabletop gaming store in Roanoke, Virginia, has a circuit of Magic: The Gathering tournaments all across the eastern coast of the United States, and even a few in the midwest. One of their biggest events each year is called SCGCON, which is a three-day event where Magic players from all across the world congregate to […]

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Elsa Charretier’s Infinite Loop, Still Spinning Away

Elsa Charretier writes for Bleeding Cool, It’s almost a given, most creators and entrepreneurs will face rejection at some point in their career. When that moment comes, a few courses of action are available to you. The mature one: you learn a valuable lesson, get back up on your feet, dust yourself off, and get […]

Christian Bale Says Robert Pattinson is a "Good Choice" For Batman

“Batman”: Christian Bale Turned Down Fourth Film Because of Nolan

Christian Bale once considered reprising the role of Bruce Wayne for a fourth Batman film. Out of respect for director Christopher Nolan, the actor turned down the offer from Warner Bros. Bale spoke with the Toronto Sun while promoting his latest film, Ford v. Ferrari when the questions eventually turned to his time shooting The […]

"Golem" Releases As A PSVR Exclusive

“Golem” Officially Releases As A PSVR Exclusive

Highwire Games have officially released Golem digitally as a PSVR exclusive, with a retail version on the way on November 22nd. The game is a bit of a mashup between an exploration game and a heavy combat system. Open world meets fighting everything. As part of the release, Jaime Griesemer, Creative Director at Highwire Games, released […]

Juna Group Abandons Trademark Application for Harvey Comics

The Juna Group of Newburyport, Massachusetts, has abandoned a trademark application for the term Harvey Comics, after being challenged by Classic Media. The trademark application was for Comic books; Children’s books; Coloring books and was made back in May. After much paperwork went back and forth between the Juna Group and the US Government, a […]

"Marvel's Runaways" to End After Season 3, New Trailer Drops

“Marvel’s Runaways” to End After Season 3, New Trailer Drops

It seems that all good things are very much coming to an end over at Marvel TV. To the surprise of pretty much no one it seems that the latest season of Runaways is going to be the last one according to Deadline and the final season trailer that was shared on the official Hulu youtube […]

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Square Enix Is Releasing A “NieR:Automata” Novel Next Fall

At Anime NYC this week, Square Enix revealed their book division would be publishing several 2020 titles, including one based on NieR:Automata. The novel will be called NieR:Automata YoRHa Boys, which will be written by Jun Eishima and supervised by game director YOKO TARO. As well as artwork by Final Fantasy illustrator Toshiyuki Itahana. The story […]

Paul McCartney Didn't Like The Idea Of Yesterday

Paul McCartney Didn’t like the Idea of “Yesterday”

Speaking to Billboard, legendary Beatles musician Paul McCartney revealed that he wasn’t originally a fan of the concept behind Yesterday. McCartney was asked about his thoughts on the film during the cover story interview. That began when Richard Curtis, who [directed] Love Actually, wrote to me with the idea. And I thought, “This is a terrible […]

Star Trek Busts Are Here for You to Discover

Star Trek Busts Are Here for You to Discover from Chronicle Collectibles

Star Trek: Discovery is ready for more exploratory mode and fans are loving it. Nothing says Star Trek like the ships captain nothing really says captains like a 1/2 scale bust. Chronicle Collectibles has announced Anson Mount’s portrayl of Captain Christopher Pike as well as Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Patrick Stewart’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard […]

Alan Moore On His “Grouchiness” and “Cantankerousness”

Alan Moore On His “Grouchiness” and “Cantankerousness”

Whenever I discuss the work and reputation of Alan Moore, I am usually smacked up against a wall of online commentators who tell me how gloomy he is, how morose he is, and why does he keep whining about the past. Which is utterly at odds with the man I’ve met, occasionally interviewed and even […]

Why Scream 4 Deserves its Newfound Appreciation

“Scream 5” Rumor Suggests Original Cast is Being Pursued

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the prospect of another Scream film by Spyglass Media Group, with little information about the plot — aside from their interest in making a new Scream. Though we’ve all had our opinions about what Scream 5 should focus on, a new rumor suggests that the production company is […]

Nexon America Reveals "KartRider: Drift" During X019

Nexon America Reveals “KartRider: Drift” During X019

We’ll be getting a new KartRider game next year as Nexon America revealed their latest game KartRider: Drift during XO19. The game will basically be a modern-day version of the original with a number of new mechanics and racers for you to play with. The game will offer cross-platform playability, but right now all we know […]

The Daily LITG, November 18th, 2019 – Happy Birthday Alan Moore

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 “Rick and Morty” Season 4 “The Old Man and the Seat” Preview [VIDEO] What Pushed Morbius the Living Vampire Omnibus From […]

"ScourgeBringer" Will Now Be Coming To Xbox Game Pass

“ScourgeBringer” Will Now Be Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Some cool indie game news for Dear Villagers, Flying Oak Games, and E-Studio as ScourgeBringer will now be added to Xbox Game Pass. The game is already being planned for a release on Steam, though the date hasn’t been set yet for it to come out. We’re suspecting sometime in 2020 is going to be […]

Punisher Kill Krew #5 [Preview]

Foggy Nelson, Certified Bad-@#$ in Punisher Kill Krew #5 [Preview]

Punisher Kill Krew #5 is in stores next week, the final issue of this mini-series that answered the question: what if the War of the Realms super-mega-crossover event could drag on for another few months after the war was over? In this issue, by the Gerry Duggan of Comics, Gerry Duggan, Juan Ferreyra, and Cory […]

Annapurna Interactive Announces “The Artful Escape” Coming In 2020

During XO19, we got a couple different announcements from Annapurna Interactive, including one for their game The Artful Escape. Just looking at this game feels like a drug trip as it was created by Australian developer Beethoven & Dinosaur. You’ll jump into the role of performer Francis Vendetti on the eve of his first performance. […]

“Black Lightning” Season 3 “The Book of Resistance: Chapter One”: Jefferson Finds Himself Caught Between Freeland & Family [PREVIEW]

We’re officially in November – which means The CW‘s “Arrowverse” shows are in full swing at this point. Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the “elder states-show” of the “Arrowverse”), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joined the family alongside Supergirl and expanded the Batman mythos in […]

Rambo III Makes Its Mark with New 1/6 Scale Figure from Threezero

Rambo III Makes Its Mark with New 1/6 Scale Figure from Threezero

Rambo III might have slipped your mind as a Rambo film altogether. The film shows our protagonist John Rambo portrayed by Sylvester Stallone throwing away a peaceful life for war yet again to save his friend. Threezero brings that classic Rambo III action with its newest 1/6 scale figure. The figure is 12 inches tall, and is fully articulated and […]