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The Return of Ninjak From #Valiant2020

The Return of Ninjak For #Valiant2020?

Gregg Katzman, Marketing co-ordinator of Valiant Entertainment gets in touch, telling us that someone is ‘Stepping Out of the Shadows in 2020…’ Well, yes, that would be Ninjak, wouldn’t it? Ninjak was created by Bob Layton, Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada in Bloodshot #6, back in 1993 as British aristocrat Colin King and in his […]

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Marvel Changes Solicits For X-Men #4 and New Mutants #4

Marvel Comics has announced changes to the solicitations for X-Men #4 and New Mutants #4 This is how X-Men #4 originally looked, solicited alongside #3 for December. X-MEN #3 & #4 JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A/C) ISSUE# 3 – MARVELS 20TH VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS ISSUE #3 – VENOM ISLAND VARIANT […]



Jim Lee Draws Watchmen - And Then Lost It

Jim Lee Draws Watchmen – And Then Lost It

Jim Lee, Publisher and CCO of DC Comics, posted the following; I literally saved this image for over a year to post it on the day @watchmen aired on @hbo. Then spent two days looking for the file to do so on Sunday. Speaking of #watchmen —how fantastic was that first episode!? pic.twitter.com/Lv1Uko4CV5 — Jim […]


Spider-Man: Velocity #3 [Preview]

Spidey Barfs After Taking Too Much Speed in Spider-Man: Velocity #3 [Preview]

Spider-Man: Velocity #3 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, continuing Marvel’s foray into the Gamerverse, the comics universe based on the video game universe based on the comics universe, like a snake eating its own tail. This one is by Dennis Hopeless “Hallum,” Emilio Laiso, Rachelle Rosenberg, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a […]

Ghost-Spider #3 [Preview]

The Jackal Masters School Girl Drama in Ghost-Spider #3 [Preview]

Ghost-Spider #3 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Seanan McGuire, Takeshi Miyazawa, Rosi Kampe, Ian Herring, and Clayton Cowles. We’ve got a preview below. The recap pages tells us that Gwen has been encountering more problems than the usual student debt while attending college in the 616, as she’s become the focus […]

Fearless #4 [Preview]

Namor’s Climate Change Denial in Fearless #4 [Preview]

Fearless #4, the final issue of the anthology series that has been a better Marvel Comics Presents revival than Marvel Comics Presents, hits stores this week from Marvel Comics, by Seanan McGuire, Claire Roe, Rachelle Rosenberg, Tini Howard, Rosi Kampe, Munsa Vicente, Trina Robbins, Marguerite Sauvage, and Cardinal Rae. We’ve got a preview below. This […]

Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle #

A Jam Comic About Getting Spidey Out of Jams – Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle #1 [Preview]

Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle #1 is in stores this week from Marvel Comics, bringing together a veritable cavalcade of creators for one Spider-Man tale. Jonathan Hickman, Gerry Duggan, Nick Spencer, Kelly Thompson, Al Ewing, Chip Zdarsky, Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Greg Smallwood, Michael Allred, Valerio Schiti, Chris Sprouse, Rachel Stott, Cameron Stewart, Mark Bagley, Tim […]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #17

Is Ultron’s Agenda to Be Hornier Than the X-Men? Tony Stark: Iron Man #17 [Preview]

We previously heard about Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Wolverine’s very progressive living conditions in X-Men #1, with the three sharing interconnected bedrooms, presumably to make that love triangle into a devil’s triangle. But over in the pages of Tony Stark Iron Man, Dan Slott is not about to let Jonathan Hickman outdo him. And thus, […]

DC Giants are Keeping the Same Amount of Content, Just Over Fewer Issues

So last week, Bleeding Cool looked at the DC Giant line and wondered if, as the DC Previews solicits showed, the line was going from a monthly shipping schedule, when exclusive to Walmart, to a bi-monthly release schedule? Now that the DC Giants are just shipping early to Walmart, with exclusive “reprint covers”, but still […]

Jim Lee, Dan DiDio, What in the World Happened to Peter Milligan's Zombistas!?

Jim Lee, Dan DiDio, What in the World Happened to Peter Milligan’s Zombistas!?

Back in the late noughties, Peter Milligan wrote a comic book for WildStorm called Zombistas!, described as a zombie-story set in Mexico and California about an American company who are trying to create the perfect non-unionized labour force, talking about it saying “there’s some politics in there, using the walking dead guys as a way […]



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Spider-Man’s First Appearance in Japan Was Hidden in Their Version of Playboy

Matthew Roybal is the Managing editor at Foreign Comic Collector Magazine. He made a discovery the other day, which he was gracious to allow Bleeding Cool to share, regarding the first appearance of Spider-Man in Japanese comic books. He writes, What is this Japanese pornography cover doing in my feed you might ask? Well, let’s start […]


“Jo” Mullein Will Replace Hal Jordan as the Green Lantern For DC Comics' 5G

Will Jo Mullein Replace Hal Jordan as the Green Lantern For DC Comics’ 5G?

Bleeding Cool was the first to break the news that 5G existed, and then in the light of the DC Nation Panel, what it was. The Fifth Generation of DC Comics storytelling and one that will see a number of major DC Comics characters relinquish their roles and their superhero name picked up by someone […]

Is Doomsday Clock Based on a Massive Plothole?

We’re in the era of Unauthorized Watchmen Sequels, what with the premiere of Damon Lindelof’s HBO TV series and the republication of Watchmensch by Heavy Metal. The TV series runs in an odd parallel to the other unauthorized sequel, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank’s miniseries Doomsday Clock. We’re one issue away from the final issue […]

Colleen Doran and Matt Hawkins’ The Clock is Coming – Tick, Tick, Tick…

Back in 2016, Top Cow Publisher and President Matt Hawkins posted; What would happen if people started dying around the world in record numbers from cancer? It appears to be spreading like a virus and it’s fast. By the time it’s diagnosed it’s too late… An eugenics conspiracy thriller about overpopulation, scarce resources and survival […]