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Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

The Cover to DCeased #5... and a "Crazy" Follow-Up?

The Cover to DCeased #5… and a "Crazy" Follow-Up?

DCeased has been a very successful DC ripoff of Marvel Zombies. So successful, in fact, that it spawned its own ripoff of a ripoff in Marvel's Contagion. And so it goes. Just heard #DCeased #2 was @DCComics' top selling comic for June!Thank you so much to all the readers & retailers backing our horrific series. […]

DC Comics Hiring Continues To Cause Ructions

We mentioned a while ago that the DC Comics move from East Coast to West Coast would cause ructions for West Coast publishers, more than it would the New York publishers they leave behind. After all, losing almost half your New York staff, even with imposed cutbacks, still means for a lot of Help Wanted […]

Ben Abernathy Is Now Director Of Talent Relations For DC Comics

Ben Abernathy, former DC Comics and Wildstorm editor left the company a few years back to work with Madefire… but now he is returning as the Director of Talent Relations. Abernathy teased his return on twitter today, but then Gail Simone let the cat out of the bag all together.   Duh duh DUH. pic.twitter.com/GSmrY5Qgwp — […]

Ben Abernathy Joins Madefire

He was the digital editor at DC Comics, until he mysteriously vanished from the company a couple of weeks ago. Now he has popped up, mentioned in a USA Today puff piece about the innovative digital comics company, Madefire, full to busting with big names. Founded in 2011 by Ben Wolstenholme, Liam Sharp and Eugene […]

Ben Abernathy Leaves DC Comics

With a history at Dark Horse Comics and Marvel, Ben Abernathy was Senior Editor at Wildstorm when DC Comics underwent their relatively recent reorganisation, closed down Wildstorm and moved Ben to DC Digital. Recently as Digital Editor, he's been focused on DC's original digital books, such as the current Legends Of The Dark Knight, the […]