WEBTOON Partners with Crunchyroll to Develop Animation Series

WEBTOON Partners with Crunchyroll to Develop Anime Series

WEBTOON, the world’s leading digital comics publisher, announced a partnership with Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime streaming service. The strategic partnership will see the development and co-production of new animated content. Crunchyroll and WEBTOON will also collaborate on the distribution, licensing, and retail of each new series. Korea-owned WEBTOON is currently the most read […]

Wired Productions Announces New Rhythm Game "AVICII Invector"

Wired Productions Announces New Rhythm Game “AVICII Invector”

Wired Productions introduced fans to a new rhythm game today featuring Avicii, as we’ll soon be getting AVICII Invector. Utilizing some of his most famous hits, you will play along like a DJ hitting beats and dropping the thunder like no one else. The game is currently in development by Hello There Games for Xbox […]

Could New Overlord Kevin Feige "Kill" the Marvel Universe?

Could New Comics Overlord Kevin Feige Kill the Marvel Universe?

With today’s shocking news that Kevin Feige has taken over creative direction of Marvel Comics as Chief Creative Officer of all of Marvel, the obvious question must be asked: what does this mean for the future of the Marvel Universe as a fictional entity? It’s far too early for details of Feige’s plans, but it’s […]

“The Stand”: Heather Graham Joins CBS All Access’ Stephen King Limited Series

CBS All Access‘ 10-episode limited event series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand has added a very familar name to the emsemble cast, with Heather Graham (Boodie Nights, Flaked) set to join the streamer’s post-apocalypse-set project. Graham joins previously-announced cast members Alexander Skarsgard, Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Henry Zaga, Jovan Adepo, Owen […]

ReKTGlobal Reveal Their “Call Of Duty” London Team The Royal Ravens

ReKTGlobal introduced their official team for the upcoming Call Of Duty esports league as we’ll be getting the London Royal Ravens. The company had to form a new city-based franchise based on the way the new league is being crafted and launched the new brand to keep its brand active in the league. According to […]

"The Matrix 4" Adds Neil Patrick Harris to the Cast

“The Matrix 4” Adds Neil Patrick Harris to the Cast

This continues to be a thing that is happening. No one is really sure whether or not we need The Matrix 4 but it’s still happening. We’ve already got a new cast member in the form of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II with previous stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne Moss also set to return to the new installment of the series. Today […]

Kevin Feige Throws Shades at Fox "Fantastic Four", Promises to Elevate Them to "the Platform They Deserve"

Marvel Shocker: Kevin Feige Takes Over Comics as New Chief Creative Officer

In a shocking move that could represent the biggest regime change at Marvel Comics in recent memory, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, overseeing not only movies, television, and other media, but publishing as well. Joe Quesada previously held the role of Chief Creative Officer, and both […]

“Overwatch” Reveals Their 2019 Halloween Terror Event

They had a bit of a delay, but finally, Blizzard has revealed the full details of what’s happening in Overwatch‘s 2019 Halloween Terror event. The event coincides with the release of the game on the Nintendo Switch, which we have some details on here as well. Check out all of the awesome additions and skins […]

Forge Fund-Supporting Comics to Get New Logo in Diamond Previews

Forge Fund-Supporting Comics to Get New Logo in Diamond Previews

At the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at New York Comic Con, Bleeding Cool reported the news that Lion Forge had announced plans to expand a vital safety net for the comic book direct market by establishing The Forge Fund in partnership with Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc). Lion Forge will donate $100,000 of seed money to […]

"Star Trek Online: Awakening" Arrives on PS4 & Xbox One Today

“Star Trek Online: Awakening” Arrives on PS4 & Xbox One Today

Perfect World Entertainment announced today that you can now play Star Trek Online: Awakening on both the PS4 and Xbox One. In this new game, you team up with Lt. Commander Paul Stamets (voiced by Anthony Rapp) from Star Trek: Discovery. Taking on the role of captain, you will embark on a crucial mission to […]

Only Adults With Children Allowed in Brooklyn's Loot Comic Shop

Only Adults With Children Allowed in Brooklyn’s Loot Comic Shop

Back in August, Bleeding Cool reported on Loot, a new comic shop in Brooklyn with a difference. At the time we wrote, Founder of the store – and of Fancy.com – Joe Einhorn has explained that he wants to form a creative space where children could be introduced to the world of comics as he used to when […]

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HBO Max Redistricts “The West Wing”; More Greg Berlanti DCU News Coming

Now you’re just getting greedy, HBO Max! With modern sitcom classics Friends and The Big Bang Theory already part of the upcoming streaming service’s programming plate, WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer Bob Greenblatt announced that Martin Sheen-starrer The West Wing would be leaving Netflix for HBO Max when it launches in 2020. Speaking at a Mipcom keynote […]

Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

WWE announced the shocking news Wednesday: just a few months after bringing on Eric Bischoff as Creative Director of Friday Night Smackdown and just two weeks after the show launched on Fox, Bischoff is out and Brother Love is in as the new Creative Director. WWE sent out the following press release: Stamford, Conn., October […]

“Shadow Of The Tomb Raider” Is Getting A Definitive Edition

This morning, Square Enix announced that Shadow Of The Tomb Raider would be getting a Definitive Edition, which will come out in November. The game will officially come out on November 5th, 2019, and will also come out on Goole Stadia as one of the platform’s launch titles two weeks later. As you might suspect, […]

Rebellion Announces “Zombie Army 4: Dead War” For February 2020

Rebellion officially announced today that Zombie Army 4: Dead War would be released on Pc, Xbox One and PS4 on February 4th, 2020. Along with the announcement game a number of videos, which we have for you here, showing off things like the collector’s edition and a proper demo. This is some of the same […]

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First Look at the Women of Firefly: The Sting Original Graphic Novel

Firefly: The Sting by Delilah S. Dawson, Pius Bak, Serg Acuña, Richard Ortiz, Hyeonjin Kim, Rodrigo Lorenzo and more will be Boom’s first Firefly original graphic novel that sends the women of Firefly on the ultimate heist, arriving in stores November 2019. Saffron, the enigmatic rogue who captured the hearts of Firefly fans worldwide (as […]

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Google Stadia Announces Release Date Of November 19th

This morning, Google finally announced the official release date for Google Stadia, as the streaming gaming platform will come out on November 19th. The specific launch time ill be 9am PDT in North America, 5pm BST in Europe. Founders Editions will be sent out to those who bought early and will be getting access to […]

IndieCade Announces Their 2019 Festival Winners

IndieCade Announces Their 2019 Festival Winners

Over the weekend at IndieCade 2019, the festival honored several games that came to the event with its annual awards and top honors. We have the full list of winners for you here, many of which we saw over 2019 at events like E3 and PAX East/West. We highly recommend you check out some of […]

Bjergsen Becomes Part Owner Of LCS Team, Signs With TSM

Bjergsen Becomes Part Owner Of LCS Team, Signs With TSM

This week, TSM announced that Søren“Bjergsen” Bjerg had signed a new contract with them for the LCS team, and also became a part owner of the organization. This news is a bit of a surprise, but not too shocking considering both parties involved. Bjergsen will become the longest-running member of Team SoloMid, as his contract […]

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Alan Davis Launches Tarot From Marvel Comics in January 2020

I’ve always enjoyed Alan Davis‘ writing. Whether on Excalibur, Wolverine or ClanDestine, he’s shown real writing chops, albeit ones that rarely get exercised, outside of the storytelling skills of his exceptional artwork. Well, in January, along with a bunch of new launch titles, he will have a chance to show off. Because today, Marvel released […]

The "Apex Legends" Halloween Event "Fight Or Fright" Kicks Off Today

The “Apex Legends” Halloween Event “Fight Or Fright” Kicks Off Today

Respawn Entertainment will be launching the Halloween event for Apex Legends today, appropriately called Fight Or Fright. For the next couple of weeks, you’ll experience all of the usual stuff you would expect to see in an event. You’ll have costumes, Double XP, new weapons, a fresh map to fight on with a Halloween theme, […]

Daily Mail Runs a Story About Dan Slott's Tweets About the Joker Movie

Daily Mail Runs a Story About Dan Slott’s Tweets About the Joker Movie

You wouldn’t find it out of place to find a Bleeding Cool article about Dan Slott‘s tweets. But it seems we were beaten by it by none other than the Daily Mail. Who decided that his status as a Marvel Comics writer made his opinions about the Joker movie headline worthy for their readers. The […]

"The Division 2" Will Release “Episode 2” DLC Content October 15

The Latest Episode Of “The Division 2” Receives An Overview Trailer

Ubisoft has released a brand new trailer for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, giving players an overview look at the latest episode to drop in the game. Episode 2 will be thrown into Early Access on October 15th for player who have the Year 1 Pass, while everyone else will need to wait until October […]

“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 […]

Microsoft’s New Text Swear Filter Is Out Now, You Potty Mouths

Microsoft is looking to make your online Xbox experience a bit more pleasant. In a new Xbox Wire blog post, the company expressed its desire to build a more “positive gaming community.” How is it planning to achieve that goal? Introducing text filters that let you change up the level of potentially offensive content you […]

More Details for the Return of Old Guard by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez

More Details for the Return of Old Guard by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez

Bleeding Cool scooped all on the news that Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez are bringing back their comic book Old Guard, about a captain leading a small group of soldiers working as mercenaries through the ages, to Image Comics in December with a new series, The Old Guard: Force Multiplied. Just ahead of it being released as […]

"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 […]

"Fortnite" Chapter 2 Drops Overnight On An Angry But Relieved Audience

“Fortnite” Chapter 2 Drops Overnight On An Angry But Relieved Audience

After one of the best PR stunts in video game history took place with 36 hours of anger and hilarity over a black hole, Fortnite has finally returned. While a great number of players were sleeping, the company finally kicked off an animation that relaunched the game. The black hole chimed, some music kicked in, […]

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 […]

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“Watchmen” Week: Damon Lindelof Talks Series’ Themes/Origins, Rorschach/Seventh Kalvary & 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. […]

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“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 […]

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“House of X”: Jonathan Hickman Writes about Fascism Again – He Always Did

Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X created the most buzz in Marvel comics for ages. He turned the X-Men into a powerful separatist nation state with real political and economic. They have a secretive government with secret plans and agendas to manipulate and change the world. It’s all very Machiavellian. You could […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Singing in the Rain in Soho Square for Kirstyfest 2019

#NotComics: This Sunday, Soho Square saw the annual KirstyFest celebration. Where fans of the late singer/songwriter Kirsty MacColl gather around her bench to sing her songs, then head to the pub to do similar with acoustics and, in this case, out of the rain. Here’s a little video of what went down. Kirsty MacColl recorded […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]