The Daily LITG, 14th October 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 14th October 2019, Happy Birthday Cam Kennedy

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 12 most-read stories yesterday Epic Games Trolls Fans By Ending “Fortnite”, Causes Twitch Errors “Oathbreaker” Ban List Updated – “Magic: The Gathering” Violent Trump Video […]

“Suicide Squad” Actor Addresses Absence From Upcoming Sequel

The upcoming film The Suicide Squad is currently slated to feature a large ensemble cast including new and returning characters. Despite several familiar faces appearing in the sequel, one star from the first film has made it known that he has little interest to return. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje who is known for his role as Killer […]

Totino's Unveils ASTRO Gaming Headset For "Modern Warfare" Launch

Totino’s Unveils ASTRO Gaming Headset For “Modern Warfare” Launch

When you think Totino’s, you probably think pizza rolls. Well, bow you can add gaming headset to that as they have partnered with ASTRO Gaming for a new pair. This is actually part of an extension to its existing collaboration with Activision over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. This is a specialty item that was […]

Damian Gets Catfished in Teen Titans #35 [Preview]

Damian Gets Catfished in Teen Titans #35 [Preview]

Teen Titans #35 is in stores this week from DC Comics, and it features a major milestone for Damian Wayne, according to this preview. As we look in on an intimate scene at Mercy Hall… As Damian and Djinn prepare to rekindle their almost romance, with Djinn apparently on the rebound after her confrontation with […]

"The Batman" Adds Zoe Kravitiz as Selina Kyle aka Catwoman

“The Batman” Adds Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle aka Catwoman

The cast of The Batman continues to get more and more interesting. It began when they cast Robert Pattinson in the lead role and it has only improved from there. The Matt Reeves directed movie has been in various levels of development for years but it seems to be finally moving forward. The Batman has now gained a Selina […]

Life is Strange 2

“Life Is Strange 2” Physical Edition Set For February 2020 Release

Ready to head off on a new adventure? Life is Strange 2 is getting its turn at a physical release next winter, and if you want in on it, you’d better start pre-ordering soon. In February 2020, the game will be headed to retail in both Standard and Collector’s editions. While European gamers get both […]

Batman Explains Why He Beats His Children in Batman #81 [Preview]

Batman Explains Why He Beats His Children in Batman #81 [Preview]

A lot of things can be said about Batman. That he’s paranoid. That he is a psychopath who dresses up like a bat to beat up mentally ill criminals, for one thing. That he has a dumb mustache, for another. But most importantly, that he has severe daddy issues. Not only were his parents killed […]

Chucky and Tiffany Tooney Terrors Final Product Revealed from NECA

Chucky and Tiffany Toony Terrors Final Product Revealed from NECA

Chucky is probably one of the most recent iconic horror Icons to get a recent release, besides Pennywise. I am glad we have companies like NECA that are around that still keep the horror collectibles franchise alive. Horror collectibles are definitely an untouched market, with a lot of great ideas out there but not a […]

Impeachment in the Dark Multiverse in Flash Forward #2 [Preview]

Impeachment in the Dark Multiverse in Flash Forward #2 [Preview]

President Donald Trump has decried the impeachment inquiry being conducted by Democrats in the House of Representatives as a witch hunt and treason, but as we see in this preview of Flash Forward #2, Trump doesn’t know how good he’s got it! After murdering a bunch of people in Heroes in Crisis, Wally West wasn’t […]

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“Watchmen” Week: Damon Lindelof Talks Series’ Themes/Origins, Rorschach/Seventh Cavalry & Cultural Appropriation [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 kicking off “Watchmen Week” with some insight from none other than series writer/executive producer Damon Lindelof. […]

Review: WaterField Sutter Sling Pouch & Nintendo Switch Taco

A while ago, the folks at WaterField sent us a new Nintendo Switch item to check out with their new Sutter Sling Pouch & Switch Taco. The company has sent us a couple of Switch-related carrying bags in the past, with some high-quality material inside each one. But no two are ever the same as […]

Moira MacTaggert Will Get Her Own Comic in Dawn Of X

Moira MacTaggert Will Get Her Own Comic in Dawn Of X

Jonathan Hickman has been answering questions about a certain comics about over at Adventures In Poor Taste, following the conclusion of last week’s Powers Of X and before this week’s launch of X-Men. Along the way we learnt; The door marked GALM in Krakoan was meant to be MARS, and they got the look of […]

“Supergirl” Season Five: “Stranger Beside Me” A Little Too Familiar [REVIEW]

The CW‘s Supergirl keeps rocking the pants as she confidently strides into her new season. This episode takes a sort of fun turn as its major axis actually revolves around our two newly-dating couples, Brainy (Jesse Rath) and Nia (Nicole Maines) vs. Kelly (Azie Tesfai) and Alex (Chyler Leigh). The “Stranger Beside Me” name refers […]

Hulk Is Ready to Change the World with New Hot Toys Figure

Hulk Is Ready to Change the World with New Hot Toys Figure

The Hulk really stepped his game up in Avengers: Endgame. He took on the full responsibility of changing Thanos is the universe wiping decision. It was almost like this is what he was made for. Hot Toys have recently announced a new 1/6TH scale Hulk Avengers: Endgame figure. The figure itself beautifully captures Mark Ruffalo‘s appearance as Doc Green […]

Our Trip Down “The Rabbit Hole” Could’ve Used a Bit More “Batwoman” [REVIEW]

The CW‘s Batwoman continues its freshman season as things get “curiouser and curiouser” (in the parlance of Lewis Carroll). The second episode “The Rabbit Hole” is heavy on exposition and family drama – not as much on the action. And the story revolves around the central question of whether Alice (Rachel Skarsten) is actually Kate’s […]

Thor Is Still Worthy in Upcoming New Hot Toys Figure

Thor Is Still Worthy in Upcoming New Hot Toys Figure

Thor could have stopped Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War but chose not to out of pride and arrogance. After the shocking events of the snap, Thor took it quite personally. Switching out weights for beer, Thor has taken a new personality and is ready for the cheese whiz. Hot Toys let us relive Thor in action yet […]

Bookstores Will Sell More Comics Than Comic Stores in 2019

Bookstores Will Sell More Comics Than Comic Stores in 2019

ICV2 recently ran a presentation to the comic book industry, ICv2 Insider Talks 2019 – The Future of Comics in the Age of Streaming, with a keynote speech from founder Milton Griepp that had two major takeaways. The first is that kids comics – stuff like Dav Pilkey‘s Dogman, Raina Telegemeir‘s Guts and Shannon Eric […]

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

Mythic Championship V Decklists Publicly Unveiled – “Magic: The Gathering”

The biggest tournament in Magic: The Gathering: Arena, the Mythic Championship, is reaching its fifth go-around, and will be conducted this coming weekend. 68 players from across the globe are set to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes at that time, in Los Angeles, California at Thunder Studios. With that, Wizards of the Coast […]

House Of X and... White Nationalism?

House Of X and… White Nationalism?

Last week saw the final issue of Powers of X #6 by Jonathan Hickman and RB Silva, and the conclusion of the weekly run for the last three months between that title and House Of X, setting up the new Dawn Of X titles. It saw Charles Xavier abandon his dream of integration of mutantkind […]

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“Crisis” Management: Official Look at Tom Cavanagh’s Pariah Released

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 […]

Microsoft Officially Launches The Mixer Academy

Microsoft Officially Launches The Mixer Academy

Microsoft launched a new aspect to the Mixer platform this week as streamers and viewers were introduced to Mixer Academy. Right now, all you have to do is visit this link with your Mixer account and check out the Mixer Handbook. It will give you a gist of how the Academy works before the launch, as it […]

An Eleven-Year-Old Girl Speaks Out About The “Fortnite” Crash

Alice Johnston is the eleven-year-old daughter of Bleeding Cool founder Rich Johnston and she really likes Fortnite. Today, she writes her first article for Bleeding Cool. Fortnite, the game with approximately 250 million players across the entire world, has shut down and I do not know when it coming back. Before this horrible disaster, they […]

All The Info About Google Stadia Will be Revealed on June 6th

You May Not Have Enough Data To Use Google Stadia

While a lot of people, including us, are looking forward to trying Google Stadia, a new report suggests most won’t be able to use it much. Broadband Now released a new study into the streaming game service that shows if you intend to game in 4K, the service will consume as much as 15.75 GB […]

Tom King Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Tom King’s a Real Bastard – and Why He Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Batman kills babies. Tom King makes people cry. And if they’re not crying, they’re definitely feeling something. At New York Comic Con last weekend, the line to meet Tom King stretched across all of Artist Alley. (Those people had to buy something from his booth to earn their spot in line.) So just why hasn’t […]

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Bring BBC One's Dracula to MCM London Comic-Con

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Bring BBC One’s Dracula to MCM London Comic-Con

Sherlock and Doctor Who writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are writing a brand-new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel for BBC One and Netflix, and they’re bringing a first look at their new series to MCM London on Saturday 26th October. Oh look, I’m already planning to go to the show. That just […]

"Granblue Fantasy Versus" Revels Two Fighters & Box Set

“Granblue Fantasy Versus” Revels Two Fighters & Box Set

Cygames and Arc Systems Works had a couple reveals this weekend for Granblue Fantasy Versus as we got two new fighters and the special edition box. First up, we get two new faces in the form of Zeta and Vaseraga. Zeta is a badass ariel-attack hunter who has a seal weapon called the Spear of […]

"Overwatch" Has A Retail Version, But It Won't Come With A Cartridge

“Overwatch” Switch Has A Retail Version, But It Won’t Come With A Cartridge

Overwatch is coming to Nintendo Switch this week, and you can finally play the hero-based shooter via handheld. You can pick up the game with both physical and digital editions available, but if you’re planning on going physical, you can forget about one important thing: the card. The physical edition is corporeal, alright. It comes […]

The Daily LITG, 14th October 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 14th October 2019, Happy Birthday Mark Seifert

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 15 most-read stories yesterday Epic Games Trolls Fans By Ending “Fortnite”, Causes Twitch Errors “Oathbreaker” Ban List Updated – “Magic: The Gathering” Suspended “Hearthstone” Player […]

Wizards of the Coast Reveals 2 Set Dates for "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Of The Coast Reveal Two Set Dates For “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering has had a ton of new releases each year. Generally, expansion sets release each quarter, and other products release during the months not associated with those releases (though there are some glaring exceptions, such as the Brawl decks releasing with the Throne of Eldraine set as a whole). It has been revealed […]

"Pokémon GO" Will Launch A Halloween Event This Week

“Pokémon GO” Will Launch A Halloween Event This Week

Niantic revealed today that Pokémon GO will be getting a Halloween event, which will kick off later this week on Thursday, October 16th. Everything will kick off at 1pm PDT in North America, as we have the complete details of what you’ll be doing. Basically, because its Halloween, you’ll be searching for Shadow Pokémon, and […]

Spitting Image

A Look at the American Return of Spitting Image

I am a child of Spitting Image. The rubbery puppet satire show that ran on Sunday nights on ITV for over a decade in the UK taught a generation who their politicians are, at the same time as destroying them onscreen. Turning the work of cartoonists and comics writers into three-dimensional reality without any CG […]

Classic "Tetris" World Championship Happening This Weekend

Classic “Tetris” World Championship Happening This Weekend

This weekend, the 10th annual Classic Tetris World Championship will be taking place in Portland, Oregon and will be broadcast live on Twitch. The championships will take place during the Portland Retro Gaming Expo at the Oregon Convention Center from October 18th-20th. Players will face off in the 1989 NES version of the game for […]

Talking with Skottie Young

Talking with Skottie Young: Leaving Deadpool and Working Hard on Middlewest

Earlier this summer I got a chance to talk and ask some  questions of the great Skottie Young at ACE Comic Con in Seattle.  Due to technical issues this video was unusable until now.  All the parts of this interview are still timely though as Skottie Young hints at his upcoming Marvel project and talks […]

Don't Get Your Hopes Up: "Cyberpunk 2077" May Not Be Coming To Switch

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up: “Cyberpunk 2077” May Not Be Coming To Switch

Just because The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt ended up on Switch, that doesn’t mean you should expect Cyberpunk 2077 to do the same. The Witcher is just about to make its official Switch debut. Naturally, fans wondering when or if the same will happen in 2020 for Cyberpunk 2077. In a recent interview with GameSpot […]

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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 […]

5 Cinematic Moments Which Shaped Me Into Who I Am

5 Cinematic Moments Which Shaped Me Into Who I Am

While it seems cinematic debates can at times become divisive, one thing we can all agree upon is the medium’s impact on us all. No matter how many masterful examples of cinematic splendor or dumpster fires are released in theaters, each one of us can easily recall a certain scene or moment which impacted you […]

"Animal Crossing's" K.K. Slider Appears During "Splatoon 2" Concert

“Animal Crossing’s” K.K. Slider Appears During “Splatoon 2” Concert

The first day of the Kyoto’s Nintendo Live event happened today, and plenty of festivities with it. Despite the typhoon that’s been roaring through Japan, the Splatoon 2 concert that had been scheduled still took place. During the concert opening, fans were treated to a fun cameo from a familiar face. K.K. Slider from Animal […]

First 4 Figures' "Luigi's Mansion 3" Figure Is Appropriately Spooky

First 4 Figures’ “Luigi’s Mansion 3” Figure Is Appropriately Spooky

First 4 Figures is hard at work on a new Luigi’s Mansion 3 figure that you’ll want to Hoover up ASAP. You should, because it’s up for pre-order now. The 9″-inch figure features Luigi himself, clutching his Poltergust G-00 while an LED-lit Polterpup hangs out beside him in the more expensive options. You can opt […]

Epic Games Continues To Troll "Fortnite" Fans With Void Numbers

Epic Games Continues To Troll “Fortnite” Fans With Void Numbers

Kudos to Epic Games, their developers, and their PR and Marketing departments for trolling Fortnite fans with new issues that are making news everywhere. So in case you don’t know what happened, the devs killed the game and sucked everything into a black hole. But we already know, first from common sense, and second from […]

"Project: Resistance" Is Most Fun I've Ever Had With An ASymmetrical Multiplayer game

“Project Resistance” Is Most Fun I’ve Ever Had With An Asymmetrical Multiplayer Game

In 2017, Capcom launched Resident Evil 7, which was possibly the most well-received Resident Evil title in a decade. To follow-up that specular outing, Capcom is releasing Project Resistance, an a-symmetrical survival game. It might not be the direction fans expected the series to go in, but it’s certainly a blast. Project Resistance’s main draw is […]