Author: Joe Glass

About Joe Glass

Joe Glass has been contributing to Bleeding Cool for about four years. He's been a roaming reporter at shows like SDCC and NYCC, and also has a keen LGBTQ focus, with his occasional LGBTQ focus articles, Tales from the Four Color Closet. He is also now Bleeding Cool's Senior Mutant Correspondent thanks to his obsession with Marvel's merry mutants.

Joe is also a comics creator, writer of LGBTQ superhero team series, The Pride, the first issue of which was one of the Top 25 ComiXology Submit Titles of 2014. He is also a co-writer on Stiffs, a horror comedy series set in South Wales about call centre workers who hunt the undead by night. One happens to be a monkey. Just because.

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2017 Television Countdown #4: The Steven Universe Accidental Racism Apology

This was a curious one. Steven Universe is a hugely popular show with a very dedicated fan base, who are themselves pretty diverse. Much of this comes down to the fact the show focuses much more on emotional growth, mental well-being, diversity, and acceptance in its own themes. So it was somewhat surprising when the release […]

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Doomsday Clock Speculation: Is Doctor Manhattan Posing as a DC Superhero?

Doomsday Clock #2 from DC Comics by Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, and Brad Anderson comes out and continues the ongoing mystery of just what is the connection of the Watchmen world and the DC Universe — and what is Doctor Manhattan doing. Well, Johns may have added another wrinkle to this mystery with this issue. […]

Eugenic #3 Review: The Horror Ends with a Look at the Horrors of Ignorance

Eugenic #3 from BOOM! Studios by James Tynion IV, Eryk Donovan, Dee Cunniffe, and Jim Campbell ends this series, and the triptych of doom that has been Memetic, Cognetic and now this, Eugenic. Each had presented a truly dark, disturbing and unique look at the end of the world, but with Eugenic, Tynion IV and […]

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Well, Does Anyone Like the ‘Jubilee is a Vampire’ Idea?

Today’s X-Men Blue #18 from Marvel Comics by Cullen Bunn, R B Silva, Adriano Di Benedetto, Rain Beredo, and Joe Caramagna has what may be the singularly best line in all of today’s comics for me. I read it, and I about laughed out loud. And not because of the idea of the audience knowing […]

A Major Unexpected Return in Today’s Spider-Men II #5

Spider-Men II #5 has hit the shelves, and as well as the continued story of the relationship between Miles Morales and Peter Parker, and the legacy of Spider-Man, which we talked about earlier, writer Brian Michael Bendis leaves fans with a surprise return that has huge potential consequences for the Marvel Universe. Spoiler warnings set […]

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The Controversial Fate of Miles Morales in Spider-Men II Revealed

Spider-Men II #5 by Brian Michael Bendis, Sara Pichelli, Mark Bagley, Elisabetta D’Amico, John Dell, Justin Ponsor, and Cory Petit is the final issue of the crossover series with the two Spider-Men now living in the 616 Universe (or whatever it is Marvel wants to call it now), Peter Parker and Miles Morales. As one of […]

Emotional Steven Universe-Inspired Ballet Performance to Bring the Tears

One of the most wonderful things about Steven Universe is the fact is it doesn’t try to insult children’s intelligence by hiding emotional complexity and depth. Moreover, that in the space of a short episode, you can find yourself laughing with joy and crying big fat sobs of sadness, all drawn out through the subtle […]

Some Hints for Tomorrow’s Doomsday Clock #2 Revealed in New DC Video

DC have recently posted a new teaser video for the second issue of Doomsday Clock, by Geoff Johns, Gary Frank and Brad Anderson, which is released tomorrow (unless your comic store is delayed by the Christmas break) that suggest what readers might be able to expect. As the clock strikes 2, #DOOMSDAYCLOCK Issue 2 secrets […]

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DC Legends Confirms New Characters to Ring in the New Year in a Super Way

DC Legends, the mobile game where players gather a team of up to four heroes and villains from across the DC Universe to face off against Nekron and his Black Lanterns and Manhunters, has confirmed the upcoming characters that will be added to the game in January 2018. And it’s all a bit Superman-themed to […]


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David Mack Directs New Dashboard Confessional Music Video ‘We Fight’

Comic book artist David Mack, creator of Kabuki and co-creator of deaf Marvel superhero Echo with Joe Quesada, has become the latest comic artist to make the foray into music videos. Creating the promo video for Dashboard Confessional’s latest single, We Fight, Mack lends his signature artistic style to the video, which you can see […]

On the Victims of the Marvel Cancellation Bloodbath

With the release of the March 2018 solicits from Marvel, it fast became clear that a swathe of titles were being cancelled. These were clear either from their complete absence from the solicits, their solicitations sounding very final, or even hints in the cover artwork. Since the speculation began, many of the titles that we […]

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Dark Nights: Metal #4 Review: The Story Broadens, but Reveals its Core

Dark Nights: Metal #4 from DC Comics by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO Plascencia, and Steve Wands brings the DC event back to its core story after a short break and a number of diverting tales expanding on the monsters now invading the DC Universe and the torture of Batman in the heart […]

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Mine! Review: A Powerful Collection of Stories Showing Planned Parenthood’s Breadth of Help

The Mine! Anthology is available from December 27th, 2017 and includes work from Gail Simone, Sina Grace, Amber Benson, Vita Ayala, Magdalene Visaggio, Ann Nocenti, Cecil Castellucci, Lilah Sturges, Neil Gaiman, Mike Norton, among a huge array of incredible comics talent, including Bleeding Cool’s very own Lauren Sisselman. The anthology was created in support of […]


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Will Star Wars’s Poe Dameron Be Grounded in March 2018?

With Marvel’s solicits now out for March 2018, we get a look at the Star Wars titles that will come out that month. March sees Star Wars: Poe Dameron reach its landmark 25th issue, and the solicit does present some interesting possibilities. STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #25 CHARLES SOULE (W) Angel Unzueta (A) Cover by […]

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Generation X Cancelled with February’s #87 at the End of Current Story Arc

Marvel’s March 2018 solicits are revealing an awful lot of things for what readers can expect, and there are a huge amount of changes taking place in the lineup of titles at the publisher. It would seem from its complete lack of appearance in the March 2018 solicits, Generation X is cancelled after February’s 87th […]

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Solicits Confirm Dan Slott’s Time on Amazing Spider-Man is Coming to an End

With the release of the March 2018 solicits for Marvel, there’s an interesting turn of phrase in the solicits for one title in particular that seems to confirm that a rumour that Bleeding Cool has long been reporting. The solicits for March’s issue of Amazing Spider-Man seem to be suggesting that this is the beginning […]