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Whether you’re here to get the latest rumors regarding Marvel or DC Comics (or… any other publisher, in fact), check out some comic book reviews, learn about comics history, find out what collectors are paying for important vintage comics, or check out what’s coming up from your favorite creators, the BC Comics section can help.



The Daily LITG – 20th September 2019, One Year Ago Since The Batpenis…

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. And yes, it’s about a year since once story hit the news cycle, first reported by Bleeding Cool, then rocketing through the system until it hit […]

John Upchurch Returns to Image Comics With ”Lucy Claire - Redemption”

Roc Upchurch Returns to Image Comics With ”Lucy Claire – Redemption”

As we noted in our article on Image Comics’ December 2019 solicitations, there is a new title debuting from Image Comics in December,  Lucy Claire: Redemption by John Upchurch. John is better known by the pen name Roc Upchurch, co-creator of Rat Queens.  In October 2014, Upchurch was arrested on charges of domestic violence, first reported […]

Image Comics Solicitations for December 2019

Image Comics Solicitations for December 2019

Take a look at all that Image Comics has to offer in December 2019 and beyond. We already talked about a very special Christmas present from Mark Millar, but there is much more besides. Might be worth breaking one or two out… DIE #10 December 4, 2019 OCT190197 Age Rating: M $3.99 “SPLIT THE PARTY,” […]

Mark Millar, Frank Quitely, Netflix and Image Comics Have a Surprise Comic For Christmas

Mark Millar, Netflix and Image Comics Will a Have a Surprise Comic Out For Christmas

Well, that’s an interesting one. Mark Millar and his employer Netflix are publishing a comic book through Image Comics just in time for Christmas, without telling anyone what it is. In a fashion slightly reminiscent of Robert Kirkman with DIEDIEDIE and Boom Studios with Angel, at least retailers know this one is coming. They just […]

WatchWorks Comics Closes in Mocksville, North Carolina

WatchWorks Comics of Mocksville, North Carolina, Closed

Chris Underwood, owner of comic store WatchWorks Comics in Mocksville, North Carolina, posted the news to Facebook earlier in the month, It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce that today is the last day for WatchWorks Comics. I always wanted to be a part of something that I have loved since I […]

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

The House Of X/Powers Of X collected hardcover lined up for Christmas may be slightly heavier on the wallet than expected. But also heavier in the hands. Collecting House Of X #1-6 and Powers Of X #1-6, the series by Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva has been a critical and commercial hit. […]

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Eve Ewing Confirms End of Ironheart Series, Promises Return After Incoming

Earlier today, Bleeding Cool reported on the lack of a new Ironheart issue in Marvel’s full December solicitations, with November’s Ironheart #12 looking like the final issue. Now, writer Eve Ewing has taken to Twitter to confirm the news and comment on her run with the series. well, i knew our very observant readers would […]


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Will Gwen Stacy Marry the Jackal in December’s Ghost-Spider #5

Marvel is teasing another wedding issue for December, taking place in the pages of Ghost-Spider #5, by Seanan McGuire and Takeshi Miyazawa. This time, it’s Gwen Stacy and The Jackal that appear to be getting hitched in this series that sees Gwen regularly visiting the 616 Marvel Universe for college.  Can they make a long-distance […]

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Where’s Loki? Not in Marvel’s December Solicitations. Canceled?

Following up on our report about the lack of Ironheart in Marvel’s December solicitations, a possibly final solicitation for Invaders, and a definitely final solicit for Future Foundation, it’s come to our attention that no new issue of Loki is solicited in December either. Instead, we get a trade paperback collecting the first five issues […]

Absolute Carnage #1 Gets a Fifth Printing and 16 Marvel Comics Go Back to the Press

Absolute Carnage #1 Gets a Fifth Printing as 17 Marvel Comics Go Back to Press

Out a week before Hallowe’en, on October 23rd, is the little crossover event that could.  And later today, Marvel Comics will inform comic book retailers that Absolute Carnage #1 is going to its fifth printing. But it’s not alone. It has friends. Symbiotes, even. It will be joined by a third printing of Absolute Carnage […]


Which Avenger Will Captain Marvel Kill Before the End of The Year?

Which Avenger Will Captain Marvel Kill Before the End of The Year?

The solicitations for Captain Marvel #13 may make worrisome reading for some. Much has been made of the Dark Captain Marvel storyline coming in the book, alongside the appearance of Star, a supervillain who has been absorbing Carol Danvers’ powers and redirecting them at her, and forging a new superhero identity in the process. Upcoming […]

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The Return of Omega The Unknown From Marvel Comics in December?

Omega the Unknown was a comic published by Marvel Comics from 1976 to 1977, written by Steve Gerber and Mary Skrenes and drawn by Jim Mooney, ran for 10 issues before cancellation for low sales. Despite its short run, it has remained as a cult classic. Steve Gerber promised to wrap up its unfinished plotlines […]

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Walt Simonson Returns to Thor in December

Legendary creator Walt Simonson is returning to Thor this December at Marvel Comics… but not as the new writer. Simonson joins Tom DeFalco, Kathryn Immonen, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, Mike Hawthorne, and more in one of Marvel’s 80th-anniversary one-shots. The comic was revealed in Marvel’s full December solicitations, which you can view here. Of course, […]


Full Marvel Comics December 2019 Solicitations... Incoming...

JJ Abrams’ Spider-Man #4 Solicitations Will Stop Lying To You (Spoilers)

At midnight on Tuesday night, a number of comic stores held launch parties for the new Spider-Man comic book series by JJ Abrams, Henry Abrams and Sara Pichelli.  Some folk knew what was coming. And that Marvel Comics had been lying to everyone in the solicitations for the first three issues. Well, with the fourth […]


Full Marvel Comics December 2019 Solicitations... Incoming...

Full Marvel Comics December 2019 Solicitations… 2099 and 2020 are Incoming…

No more Frankensteining. Here are Marvel Comics final solicitations for 2019, all lined up for December… it begins with Incoming, kicks off with Annihilation Scourge, and ends Tony Stark: Iron Man in time for Iron Man 2020… INCOMING #1 AL EWING. DAN SLOTT, CHIP ZDARSKY, KELLY THOMPSON, GREG PAK, EVE L. EWING, MATT ROSENBERG, ED […]