2017



Spelling Bee R-E-W-I-N-D: A Look Back at the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

When a record-breaking 516 champion spellers (ages 8 to 15, from all 50 states and around the world) descend upon National Harbor, Maryland, for the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, they’re doing it for two reasons: to see who has the strongest “word fu” when the dust settles from one of pop culture’s brainier battles — […]

ABC’s Fall 2018-2019 Schedule: Alec Baldwin Talk Show, Friday Comedy Block Returns and More

As the networks, channels and streaming services continue to razzle-dazzle Madison Avenue ad execs with upfront presentations, ABC unveiled their Fall 2018-19 schedule. With 10 half-hour comedy series on their slate, the network continues to lead the broadcast networks when it comes to comedy; and that includes revisiting some older initiatives. ABC is reopening their Friday […]

[2018 Westminster Dog Show] A Look Back at 2017’s Best in Show!

As part of Bleeding Cool‘s never-ending mission to cover every corner of the pop culture universe — and because we have an unwavering love for dogs — we’ll be live-blogging the 142nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, February 12th and Tuesday, February 13th from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET; with the […]

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The Weekly Static s01e21: TV’s Top 5 Screw-Ups of 2017

We’ll be getting back to the regular The Weekly Static grind next week; but this week, we’re wrapping up 2017 in a pretty little bow with a look back at the five biggest television screw-ups from the past year. From corporate censorship and questionable career choices to really bad hair days and a disappointing Today, […]

Amazon Releases What We Streamed, Downloaded in 2017

At this time of year, there are three things you can be sure of: you’ll probably still be writing “2017” for three more weeks; you’ve rationalized away at least one New Year’s resolution; and that you’ll be inundated with a ton of “Best/Worst of 2017” lists and other year-end posts (yup, guilty as charged) – […]

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The Top 5 Marvel Screw-Ups of 2017

Marvel Comics has had the worst year in terms of public perception since rival DC in 2013. And we should know, as co-founder of the Has DC Done Something Stupid Today? counter. And just like during DC’s Very Stupid Year, if there were a single-purpose website keeping track of all of Marvel’s blunders this year, […]

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Comic Store in Your Future: Be Like the Millenium Falcon in 2018

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. 2017 is almost over. Looking back, what did I think? As a comic store owner in Ankeny, Iowa, here is what 2017 looked like to me. Marvel, oh, Marvel — what went wrong? A lot. 2017 was the lost year for Marvel. Leadership not […]


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Thought Bubble Debut: Hex Girlfriend #1 By Mr Picto

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

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Thought Bubble Debut: Gender-Flipped ‘Fem Fatales’ For A Good Cause

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]


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Thought Bubble Debut: Bumstorm #3: A Snake Amongst The Wind Farm By Rob Luckett

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

Thought Bubble Debut: Self Care And Vegetables By Rozi Hathaway

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

Thought Bubble Debut: The Girl And The Glim By India Swift And Michael Doig

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

Thought Bubble Debut: O Infante by Daniela Viçoso

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

Thought Bubble Debut: Mega Robo Bros Vol 2: Mega Robo Rumble By Neill Cameron

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

Thought Bubble Debut: Pollquest: Campaign 1 By Luke Hyde

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that takes place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]

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Thought Bubble Debut: Dead Queen Detectives Colouring Book

We’ve been taking a look at new books and comics coming out at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comics Festival, a week-long celebration of creativity and comics that tales place in Leeds in the north of England. The festival culminates in a weekend-long comic con on September 23rd-24th. Taking over a fair part of the city […]