Author: Hannah Means Shannon

About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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From Strip To Script – Adam Strange In JLA

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise. If you are or were ever into the superhero sorts in comics, I'm willing to bet you have some less […]

And Finally… Groot Dances In The Sun

Rich Johnston brought a present from the UK to give me for my birthday last week at New York Comic Con, a little dancing Groot powered by the sun. Today, after sleeping off the con a bit, I freed Groot from his heavily sealed plastic container and gave him a dose of sunlight. Here are […]

Swag! NYCC '15 Edition Thrice Over

We are a little slow on the swag shots this year, maybe because New York Comic Con has gotten that much more crazy and it's a little less accessible to hotels and places we're staying. Makes those hotels along the strip in San Diego seem damn appealing. But there was certainly swag to be had […]

A Comic Show – All-New Marvel & Same Ol' Chewie!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes, Hey Fandom! We all survived last week's onslaught of great comics, and are ready for more! This week had a fat stack of great books, starting with Chewbacca #1. Chewie vs slavers, what's not to love. There's another Shattered Empire, and I give my speculation […]

Things To Do In Leamington Spa This Weekend If You Like Comics

By Olly MacNamee Setting out its stall for a second year, and with a bigger crowd suggested from strong ticket sales, Dan Maillier and company return to the rural retreat of Leamington Spa with their independent comic con that welcomes returning publishers such as T Pub and London Horror Comics as well as top guest […]

Thor's Comic Review Column – Paper Girls #1, Marvel Superhero Contest Of Champions, Archie #3, Jughead #1, Secret Wars #6, Secret Wars: Siege #4, Secret Wars: Old Man Logan #5, Marvel's Jessica Jones #1, Avengers #0

THIS WEEK'S REVIEWS: Paper Girls #1 Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions TP vol. 1 Archie #3 Jughead #1 Secret Wars #6 Secret Wars: Siege #4 Secret Wars: Old Man Logan #5 Marvel's Jessica Jones #1 Avengers #0 Paper Girls #1 (Image Comics, $3.99) By Devon Sanders (@devonsanders) Paper Girls #1 is a very special […]



NYCC '15: Dark Horse Announce Aw Yeah Comics! Action Cat

Dark Horse have announced today at New York Comic Con the upcoming series from Aw Yeah Comics!,  Action Cat written by Franco, with art by Art Baltazar. Here's the solicit information for the new series: Aw Yeah Comics! Action Cat Franco (W) Art Baltazar (A) Fresh from the creative minds at Aw Yeah Comics is […]


The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents: Wes Craven's New Nightmare

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-99734/TS-1016916.mp3] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: This week […]

NYCC '15: Heavy Metal's 'Interceptor' Is Being Developed For A Film (EXCLUSIVE ART)

Heavy Metal's upcoming apocalyptic vampire comic story 'Interceptor', which was much discussed at San Diego Comic Con, written by Donny Cates, and illustrated by Dylan Burnett, was announced on The Hollywood Reporter today as being in film development. The first issue of the series lands in December, but Bleeding Cool already ran an interview on […]