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Bleeding Cool covers comics news and information from every angle: art, business, history, artists, writers, letterers, colorists, publishers, characters, cosplayers, collectors, readers, and fans.  And of course, the rumors of what’s coming next in comics put the never-say-never in neverending story.

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.


Gotham 1459 By Igor Kieryluk

Designed by Igor Kieryluk, here is a look at a Gotham City that never was, a Gotham of 1459… starting with The Dark Knight… Two Face…The Joker…...and Catwoman.

Creator Owned Boom Reflected In Advance Reorders

Jonathan Hickman’s The Manhattan Projects cleaned up on advance reorders made by comic stores before the comic shipped. With issue 2 hitting the top of the chart, measuring reorders from the 5th to the 11th of March, expect a sellout announcement for that comic when it’s most publicity-wise advantageous. In fact there’s a lot of […]

Richard Pace’s The League Of Halfway Decent Gentlemen

Richard Pace was the first comic book creator to state that they knew that Before Watchmen was actually happening. And now he has a take on the current situation… Alan Moore’s response to it, and the possible response from the creators involved. Here is his Burning Itch…

Canadian Custom Charges Against Manga Owner Dismissed After Two Years

  The case against one US citizen Ryan Matheson by the Canadian courts, for manga comics deemed to be illegally pornographic held on his computer as he crossed the border, has been dismissed, with all criminal charges withdrawn. Both the US Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Canadian Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund helped fight […]

Star Wars: Dawn Of The Jedi Gets Even Rarer

Bleeding Cool first got excited about the potential of Star Wars: Dawn Of The Jedi to do well at the New York Comic Con, where we first reported the news of its existence. It seemed like a really easy sell. And it was. The #0 and #1 editions of the series sold out immediately. So […]

When Si Spurrier Joined The Legions Of The Crossed

As well as Crossed: Badlands from Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows, Crossed: Wish You Were Here, is a free weekly Crossed webcomic also launched, by Si Spurrier, Javier Barreno and Gary Erskine. Well, Si Spurrier popped by Orbital Comics in London yesterday, and found some makeup waiting for him. A quick session with an artist […]

Heavy Metal Revives Monster Massacre For San Diego Comic Con

We knew something like this was coming. Some of you may have fond memories of Monster Massacre, an Atomeka volume from Dave Elliott and Garry Leach that was full of Simon Bisley, Dougie Braithwaite, Simon Furman, Dave Gibbons, James O’Barr, Kevin O’Neill, Peter Snejbjerg and more. Well now it’s back, courtesy of Heavy Metal Magazine, […]

Seriously, Marvel, Really? Avengers Vs X-Men #2 Teaser

“Take the beach” the Captain said. But his eyes said so much more, gazing through the soft, dripping mask that framed his chiseled face. “Lay down on the beach, I’ll join you,” they seemed to say. “Our hands will touch through the fingertips of our gloves and then… and then so much more.” Scott could […]

The Very Best Bit Of Fantastic Four #604

I didn’t want to spoil this yesterday. Not while people had a chance to experience it themselves… But today is Thursday. Go no further if you still want to be surprised by Fantastic Four #604. But here is the page where the adult Franklin Richards turns the tide on the Celestials. Yeah, that’s the bunny. […]

Beware, The Fist Of Stan!

From Stan Lee and Pow! Entertainment… one of 250 .925 sterling silver rings made in the shape of Stan’s POW! logo, each with a certificate of authenticity signed by Stan, with a glass case and jewelry pouch. So if you get involved in a fist fight, you can really make an impression on someone’s cheek. Sound […]

Credit Where Credit Has Been Due For A Very Long Time

Avengers Assemble #1 came out yesterday. The credits page is full… Writer Brian Bendis, Penciler Mark Bagley, Inker Danny Miki, Colors Paul Mounts, Letterer VC’s Clayton Cowles, Asst Editor John Denning, Assoc Editor Lauren Sankovitch, Exec Editor Tom Brevoort, Editor In Chief Axel Alonso, Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, Publisher Dan Buckley and Executive Producer […]

Crossed Day At Collectors Cornered… And More!

Collectors Cornered is a weekly video column, filmed inside Collectors Corner in Baltimore. Join us every week as we discuss comic book news from a different point of view and get instant feedback from real customers on New Comics Day, as we literally corner them and and ask questions about comic books and related topics. […]

Thursday Runaround – Flaming Skulls On A Shirt

FriedrichWatch: As Rick Vietch says; This skull-tastic  T-Shirt is a fundraiser for Mike Friedrich,  the original creator of Ghost Rider.  He’s battling Marvel over what he believes are his rights and in trouble financially (full story here).  Aided and inspired by Ben and Tracy over at World of Strange, myself, Billy Tackett, Stephen Bissette, Bob Burden, Nathan Thomas […]

Wednesday Trending Topics: X-Treme X-Men

When Spider-Men was initially announced with a teaser graphic, there were some pretty good theories out there as to just what might be going on. But X-Treme X-Men could be anything, and everything and anything is indeed being guessed at in the forum thread. Perhaps we’ll find out this weekend… Most-Read TV/Film Stories Today: Concept […]

Angry Parks And Recreation Birds

See, this is what I get up to if no one stops me. I’m not sure if I could do the set… Jerry for the heavy bird, Tom for the tiny one, Tammy for the Queen Pig… but playing Angry Birds the other day, I couldn’t help but see Ron Swanson and Leslie Knope in […]

The Best Laid Plans Of Chicken And Men

From Jon Layman’s interview with USA Today in May last year. The writer has found two characters with whom fans have fallen deeply in love: Colby, Tony’s partner who was turned into a cyborg of sorts after getting that hatchet embedded in his face, and Poyo, the karate-kicking chicken that works for the USDA. Layman […]

Can You Tell Me How To Find Truth, Justice And The American Way?

The Metropolis Planet, Illinois, reports on plans to rename a series of connected streets Truth, Justice and The American Way, so as to better reflect the name of the town, regarding popular culture, and to create the signpost above. Street signage will reflect the nicknames “Truth,” located in the alley by the Dippin’ Dots building; […]


REmake/REmodel: Crossed

Si’s Instructions: I want you to imagine you’re stuck in Beverly Hills during the first 48 hours of the Crossed outbreak. I want you to draw me the Crossed actor, musician, or worthless celebrity skinwaste of your choice. I want to see Charlie Sheen bludgeoning Ashton Kutcher to death with a crackpipe. I want Crossed […]

Five Copies Of Saga #1 Sell On eBay For $9 Each

Here you go folks. The current asking – and getting – price of a copy of Saga #1 on eBay is $8.99. And one seller has sold five of them at that price – and has now put the price up to $14.99 for any future sales. He may well et them. This is a […]