"Black Desert Mobile" Receives The Ascension Update

Pearl Abyss has given Black Desert Mobile a brand new update this week as players now have access to the class ascension system. If you've never used this system before, it basically allows you to unlock powerful new skills for your character the same way weapons do. You have to reach Level 60 to ascend […]

Adult Swim Games Announces "Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time"

Adult Swim Games Announces "Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time"

Today, Adult Swim games announced we're getting a brand new Samurai Jack game called Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time. The company made the announcement on IGN this morning, as Soleil Ltd. will be developing a 3D action-adventure game where you play as Jack chasing after Aku through time before he was hurled unto the future. […]

“The Mandalorian” Cosbaby Figures Finally Revealed by Hot Toys 

"The Mandalorian" Cosbaby Figures Finally Revealed by Hot Toys 

Spring 2020 is almost upon us and that means the market is about to be flooded with The Child aka Baby Yoda collectibles. It is no surprise everyone is obsessed with the character as the child is too adorable to even understand. Awhile ago Hot Toys told us their plans for The Mandalorian with props and more […]

Connor Kent Meets Superman – and Superboy Prime (Spoilers)

Today's Action Comics #1020 drops a shoe from Brian Bendis' run on Young Justice, with Conner Kent – the Superboy/Lex Luthor clone who really shouldn't exist in this continuity, meeting Superman. But rather that having some emotional moment, or a tonne of exposition, it's hurried and rushed, because Superman – and the Justice League – […]

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

Overwatch League Get New Set of Exclusive Collectibles 

Overwatch continues to grow and not just within the game but in the collectible circuit. When you have such an amazing cast of characters you of course have to show them off. This time Tracer is back and with a new Overwatch League exclusive Funko Pop. Tracer is shown wearing her own special gear in […]

The Next "Overwatch" Event Is Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge

The Next "Overwatch" Event Is Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge

Overwatch is celebrating Marti Gras in style as the next unexpected event kicks off today with Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge. Much like other single-character challenges, you have two weeks to try and pick up several in-game items by winning games and earning victories. Those include a special skin (as you see below), sprays, icons, and […]

The Daily LITG, 26th February 2020, Happy Birthday Karen Berger

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 "What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far… So Why Did Dan DiDio Leave DC Comics Anyway? Jim Lee Awakens […]

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"Locke & Key" Co-Showrunner Meredith Averill Talks More Lore, New Keys in Season 2

While Netflix's adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic book Locke & Key hasn't officially received a greenlight for a second season, the series writers have gotten a jump start on a season 2 "just in case" (translation: "pretty sure bet"). Now Bleeding Cool was a big fan of the season's start (initial review here […]

Review: Games Workshop's "Start Collecting! Sylvaneth" - "Age of Sigmar"

Review: Games Workshop's "Start Collecting! Sylvaneth" – "Age of Sigmar"

We over here at Bleeding Cool have a bit of a problem. We saw Little Shop of Horrors (the classic, "starring" Jack Nicholson) and now we are afraid of plants. This follows closely after we received this: …Just kidding. We got a chance to review the "Start Collecting! Sylvaneth" box for Games Workshop's acclaimed miniatures-based wargame […]

Disney Shake-Up: Bob Iger Out, Bob Chapek in Effective Immediately

Disney Shake-Up: Bob Iger Out, Bob Chapek in Effective Immediately

Disney has gone through a seismic corporate shake-up this afternoon, with long-time CEO Bob Iger leaving his position and naming Bob Chapek the new CEO effective immediately. Iger will stay on the Disney board and guide them through the end of his contract on December 31st, 2021. Chapek has been head of Disney Parks, Experiences […]

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

There's been a lot of talk the past couple of weeks about trying to get Nintendo to support the Super Smash Bros. esports scene. And while the intentions are good from a lot of people in the community, the unfortunate pill that players, organizers, and fans have to swallow is that Nintendo has no intention […]

Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview

Tomorrow's Avengers #31 Retcons Tony Stark's Parentage… Again? [SPOILERS]

Tony Stark was once believed to be the son of Howard and Maria Stark, but in the world of Marvel Comics, you either die young or live long enough to find your origin retconned, sometimes multiple times. Such was the case with Tony, who we learned in 2013's Secret Origin of Tony Stark by Keiron […]

"Jurassic World 3" is Bringing Back Two Cast Members from "Fallen Kingdom

Colin Trevorrow Reveals the Title for "Jurassic World 3"

Well it looks like production on Jurassic World 3 has officially started and with it, we get a new piece of information. Director Colin Trevorrow took to his official twitter to reveal that not only was it day one of production but we also have a title and a logo. The title is Jurassic World: Dominion which doesn't […]

ColourPop's new Sailor Moon line will help you fight evil by moonlight!

ColourPop's New Sailor Moon Line Will Help You Fight Evil by Moonlight!

ColourPop's newest collection has officially launched — and it's turning people everywhere into their favorite magical school girl! The ColourPop x Sailor Moon collection was an instant hit, with items selling out almost as soon as they launched. The collection comes with the following magical items: Pretty Guardian Shadow Palette ($20) Shining Moon – Pale Peach […]

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"Power: Book III": STARZ Spinoff Series Casts Mekai Curtis as Young Kanan

Power creator Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's prequel series Power Book III: Raising Kanan has found its younger verison of Jackson's onscreen character, with Mekai Curtis (Kirby Buckets; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) set for the lead role in the STARZ spinoff.   View this post […]

Joker Returns for Once Last Laugh With Dark Knight Returns MAFEX

Joker Returns for Once Last Laugh With Dark Knight Returns MAFEX

With the New York Toy Fair finally coming to a close we can catch up on all the releases that easily could have slipped under the radar. This time Medicom has a new MAFEX figure heading our way and this one is no laughing matter. The Joker shows to the world that he is a […]

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Crunchyroll Releases "Crunchyroll Originals" Slate: "FreakAngels", "Tower of God", "Noblesse" & More [TRAILER]

Popular streaming service Crunchyroll continues to expand the global anime community with its first slate of Crunchyroll Originals. The eight series presented span a number of genres – from adventure and fantasy to romance, historical fiction, and so much more. Produced with respected publishers including Kodansha, animation studios such as MAPPA, WEBTOON, and Crunchyroll Studios, […]

New York Toy Fair: 53 Photos from Spin Master Booth

New York Toy Fair: 53 Photos from Spin Master Booth

New York Toy Fair is a week full of holding onto our wallets tight knowing some major purchases are around the corner. This time with Spin Master we take a look at all of their DC Comics action. Their figures are not the highest quality out there and are more childish but they do surprise […]

Meghan Fitzmartin, a Big New Name For DC Comics?

Meghan Fitzmartin, a Big New Name For DC Comics?

Meghan Fitzmartin is best known as her role as executive assistant to the showrunner on the TV show Supernatural, then becoming a staff writer on the show. But in comics-related media, she co-hosts a podcast called "Wine and Comics" with Topher Harless, has written and produced an audio drama called Red Rhino about a high school […]

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"Mission: Impossible 7" Production in Italy Has Been Delayed Due to Coronavirus

It looks like production for Mission: Impossible 7 is going to be a little delayed. The Coronavirus has been causing all sorts of issues from people refusing to travel to well-known destinations in the East to companies like Blizzard Entertainment canceling E-sports events. Now a major movie production has been delayed due to the virus. Paramount […]

"The Division 2" Gets A New Animated Short Ahead Of Expansion

"The Division 2" Gets A New Animated Short Ahead Of Expansion

Before you dive into the next expansion for The Division 2 called "Warlords Of New York", Ubisoft has an animated short for you to check out. The expansion will drop next week on March 3rd, but before that, the video below should give you a good look into the storyline behind it all. Plus, for […]

"What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far...

"What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far…

On the 13th of June, 2019, Bleeding Cool made the first mention of something DC Comics was planning called 5G. We had no idea what it was. All we knew was that it was 'something that is, or has, been planned at DC Comics at the upper creative and editorial echelons.' It took until October […]

New York Toy Fair: 90+ Pics From the Diamond Select Toys Booth

Let's Taste Test the New Good Humor WWE Ice Cream Bars

WWE ice creams bars were an important part of many childhoods. I personally have many a fond memory of buying those boxes as a kid and devouring those bars while watching wrestling. When CM Punk a few years ago pushed them to re-release them, I was giddy. Even though they didn't come back, we always […]

Geoffrey Thorne, a Big New Name For DC Comics?

Geoffrey Thorne, a Big New Name For DC Comics?

Geoffrey Thorne was an actor through the eighties and nineties, most prominently as one of the leads in long-running In The Heat Of The Night TV remake cop show as Sgt. Wilson Sweet. In 2000, he changed careers to become a writer, initially a Star Trek novelist, finalist in the Writers of the Future contest, he […]

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"Ghostbusters" Fans Honor Harold Ramis on Anniversary of His Passing

February 24th marked the sixth anniversary of Harold Ramis' passing at the age of 69. The beloved actor and director was best known for playing Egon Spengler in the Ghostbusters franchise. Fans poured tributes celebrating the life of the man, who along with co-creator Dan Aykroyd, helped bring so many happy memories since the original […]

"Gravewood High"

"Gravewood High" Will Officially Be Released On PC This Week

HeroCraft and EvilCoGames revealed today that their new game Gravewood High will be released this week onto PC, a lot sooner than expected. With the help of your friend, you'll need to explore the halls of this high school to find out what happened to the missing children. All of whom just kept vanishing under […]

Kojima Productions’ Ken-Ichiro Imaizui Has Departed The Company

Kojima Productions Has Now Backed Out Of GDC 2020 Over Coronavirus

Continuing the trend of companies bailing from conventions due to the coronavirus, Kojima Productions has pulled out of GDC 2020. The company posted a notice on its website informing attendees of the tough decision they had to make this year. The statement was pretty brief, but it confirms Hideo Kojima will not be in attendance. […]

Bang, Old Guard, & Batman ... Of Course On… – The Back Order List 2/19/2020

Bang, Old Guard, & Batman … Of Course, On… – The Back Order List 2/19/2020

Every week your Local Comic Book shop gets in the weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell our fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  […]

New "No Time To Die" Behind-The-Scenes Featurette Teases Story Details

New "No Time To Die" Behind-The-Scenes Featurette Teases Story Details

The fact that No Time To Die exists at all is kind of amazing. After all of the behind-the-scenes issues and going back to the fact that star Daniel Craig once said that he would rather slit his own wrists than do another James Bond movie. Yet here we are and it looks like No Time To Die […]

"Timelie" Will Be Released On PC Sometime In Spring 2020

Urnique Studio revealed this week that they will be bringing their indie time-traveling puzzle game Timelie to PC this Spring. You will play as a mysterious young girl followed by her cat as you are able to bend and weave time to your will. You'll use this ability to go back and forth solving puzzles […]

Kevin Shinick - A Big New Name For DC Comics?

Kevin Shinick – A Big New Name For DC Comics?

Kevin Shinick is an Emmy award winning writer as well as an actor, director and multiple Annie award-winning producer. Working alongside George Lucas, directing Stan Lee, collaborating with the rock band KISS and helping Mike Tyson solve a few mysteries, Shinick is perhaps best known for his work on the shows Robot Chicken and MAD, […]

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New York Toy Fair: 90+ Pics From the Diamond Select Toys Booth

Diamond Select Toys always have one of the must-see booths at every show they set up at, but Toy Fair especially. They like to surprise us over there, always showing off something we are not expecting and then blowing our minds with the quality of the figures and such they put out. This year is […]

When DC Comics Wanted To Distribute Boom Studios

When DC Comics Wanted To Distribute Boom Studios

DC Comics is owned by Warner Bros. Today, Boom Studios is owned by Foz Studios. But something could made it all look very different. Boom Studios co-founder and publisher Ross Richie posted, in the wake of Dan DiDio's no longer being publisher of DC Comics, saying, I want to wish Dan DiDio all the best in his […]

Godzilla Goes Mecha With New Figure from X-Plus

Godzilla Goes Mecha With New Figure from X-Plus

Godzilla has easily given us a huge variety of films and monsters over the year. From Mothma to King Ghidorah, Godzilla has defiantly been challenged for his throne as King of the Monsters. This time X-Plus is bringing another monster home as MechaGodzilla has arrived to try and take down this beast. The Alien Robot […]

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"The Walking Dead: World Beyond": Searching for a CRM-Free "Future" [TEASER]

AMC's Walking Dead universe is set to welcome a new series into its fold, with two-season limited series spinoff The Walking Dead: World Beyond set to start exploring the post-walker apocalypse landscape starting Sunday, April 12 (possibly also the date of TWD season 10 finale?). Now we're getting two new teasers: in "Future", the series […]

"Light Fingers" Announced For Xbox One & PC This Spring

"Light Fingers" Announced For Xbox One & PC This Spring

Numizmatic has announced this week that their award-winning game Light Fingers is coming to PC and Xbox One this spring. The mechanical board game caught the attention of gamers when it was released onto the Nintendo Switch in 2018, being a very original design that was fun to master. Now you can try it out […]

Gossip: Luke Fox, Jonathan Kent - What DC Comics' 5G is All About

AT&T and Warner Bros – The Real Driving Force Behind DC Comics' 5G

Some people have decided, it seems, that Dan DiDio was fired as Publisher at Warner Bros because of the 5G/Generation Five relaunch he instigated within the company over the last nine months. This is not true – and yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported, after talking to creators, that 5G was very much still on the books, […]

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New York Toy Fair: 60 Pics From the Super7 Booth

Super7 is my favorite toy company, as anyone who reads this site on regular basis knows. These are interesting times for them right now. After having to cease making Masters of the Universe figures for the foreseeable future, they are expanding their licenses, and doing fresh things with some properties that have either been dormant […]

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Xira by Mauro Mantella and Diego Giribaldi Launches in Red 5 Comics' May 2020 Solicits

Xira #1 by Mauro Mantella and Diego Giribaldi is a new proto-Planet Of The Apes – with a chimpanzee-turned-astronaut dealing with scientist interest – and exploitation – of her child… Launching in Red 5 Comics' May 2020 solicitations, along with one or two other titles… XIRA #1 MAR202067 (W) Mauro Mantella (A) Diego Giribaldi Xira […]

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Gets An Island Getaway At PAX East

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" Gets An Island Getaway At PAX East

One of the many companies who have not bailed on PAX East 2020 is Nintendo, who is bringing a special Animal Crossing: New Horizons exhibit. On Nintendo's demo stage at the event, attendees will have a chance to visit a Getaway Island, much like they got a tour of the Galor Region before Pokémon Sword […]