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Black Bolt & Lockjaw Return From Attilan With A New Mezco Figure

Black Bolt, the Silent King of Attilan has arrived. He’s only silent by choice as this Marvel Comics Inhuman icon can crumble cities with just a whisper. There was a time where the Inhumans were Marvel’s main priority but it seems that they have all up and vanished again. However, Mezco Toyz has announced a […]

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Death of the Inhumans #3: A Gloriously Depressing Dirge

Black Bolt hasn’t come back from his meeting with the Kree, and Medusa is becoming restless. She gathers Karnak, Crystal, and Gorgon to seek aid against the Kree’s Inhuman genocide. Meanwhile, Black Bolt himself has had his voice decimated and can only let out small yet still dangerous whispers. He breaks free of Kree bondage […]

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Death of the Inhumans #2 Review: Rage of the Silent King

The Inhumans are reeling from the massacre at New Arctilan. None is more shaken than the Silent King himself, Black Bolt. He is tallying the lost while preparing for the parley with the Kree responsible for the atrocity. He sends Karnak out to Hala first to survey the field and take stock of the situation. […]

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Death of the Inhumans #1 Review: Named Character Meat Grinder

We are given a refresher course on the origins of the Inhumans before being told that the Kree have called the Inhumans back once more. They have done so by killing thousands of Inhumans and carving “Join or Die” into their bodies. Black Bolt intends to respond. He has called together the queens of all […]

Countdown to Avengers: Infinity War – Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity

For the final installment of Bleeding Cool’s Countdown to Avengers: Infinity War, we are going to be looking at the story which the film seems to be taking most of its inspiration: Infinity by Jonathan Hickman, Jim Cheung, Jerome Opena, and Dustin Weaver. Not only was this a story that I read as it first […]


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Black Bolt #12 Review: A Finale Fitting of a (Midnight) King

Ahura and Blinky arrive in Black Bolt’s memories, as the Jailer uses Blackagar’s memories of his own father to torment the Midnight King. Elsewhere, Titania and the Absorbing Man reunite, and Titania tells Crusher what is happening with Black Bolt and the Jailer. The two decide to go help “Old Wishbone,” using Lockjaw to get […]

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Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of April 4th, 2018: New Series Galore!

It’s time for that time-honored tradition of a doofy guy with pretensions of being an expert on the subject telling you what comics you should look for at your comic shop this week. That’s right, it’s time to figure out what comics should go in your pull box on April 4th, 2018. For the full […]

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5 Days of Black Panther, Day 5: New Avengers, Ultimates, and Secret Wars

Before arriving at the current Black Panther series, we are going to take a look back at a couple of teams he enjoyed before the newest series under Ta-Nehisi Coates. From my personal experience, I had actually become more interested in T’Challa after reading about him in Al Ewing’s Ultimates and Ultimates Squared. Jonathan Hickman’s […]

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Inhumans Judgment Day #1 Review: The Coming of the Gods

The Inhuman Royals have returned with the Prima Materia in tow. Fearing the retaliation of the Progenitors, they have made their base in the Grey Area of Earth’s Moon in a tower created by the future Moon King, Flint. Maximus, now calling himself the Mage, claims to have had a change of heart after his […]


Did ABC Just Stealth-Cancel Marvel’s Inhumans?

With what might count as cut #998 in the possible demise of Marvel’s Inhumans, ABC has removed press access to the series from its site. As originally pointed out by the folks over at SpoilerTV, the formal portal for the series on the press site now leads to a message that reads: “Error 404 Whatever was […]

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Black Panther Marvel Legends Hit the Mark… for the Most Part

Black Panther hits theaters in less than a month, but right now you can get your hands on T’Challa and others from the film in the latest wave of Marvel Legends. Hitting shelves now, the newest wave of figures features a mix of film-based figures and comic-related ones, as usual. No wave of figures is […]

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Black Bolt #9 Review: A Funeral for a Friend

The Absorbing Man is dead, and Black Bolt and Blinky have to tell Titania that her husband is gone. Understandably, she is devastated, and Black Bolt and Blinky help her put a funeral together for Carl “Crusher” Creel. Unfortunately, some otherwise welcome people may ruin the procession. This is one of the most heartfelt comics […]

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Black Bolt #8 Review and Preview: Kaleidoscopic Intensity

Black Bolt #8 is a great jumping-on point from Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward, and if it has, how has this book passed you by? Today marks the release of both this and the collection (Hard Time) of issues one through six, and hopefully this issue will make you go back and buy that if […]

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Marvel’s Inhumans Season 1 Finale Recap: …And Finally: Black Bolt

This article contains spoilers for the Marvel’s Inhumans Season 1 episode ‘…And Finally: Black Bolt’. The title of this episode comes from Black Bolt’s origin story, which took place in the pages of Thor #148 from 1968. And in a way, we do get a bit of his origin as the season comes to an end. […]

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Marvel’s Inhumans Season 1: Maximus’s Plan Revealed As Season Ends

And here it is. Tonight is the final episode of Marvel’s Inhumans Season 1. As controversial as the series has been with the deluge of negative critics, the show isn’t that bad. It has flaws and you can see where they made choices for budgetary reasons, but it still fits in with Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

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Marvel’s Inhumans Season One: Maybe It’s A Character Drama After All

Marvel’s Inhumans is not the best reviewed series every made. In truth, it’s hard to find a critic that says nice things about it. I’ve done my best to find the good in the show and I’ve stuck with it with only one episode left. And while it’s not on par with the Marvel Netflix […]

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Marvel’s Inhumans Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Havoc In The Hidden Land

This article contains spoilers for the Marvel’s Inhumans episode ‘Havoc In The Hidden Land’. We’ve reached the penultimate episode of Marvel’s Inhumans, and for once, a lot happened. They capture Auran and the rest of the Inhumans sent by Maximus to finish off the Royal Family. Then they wrap the corpse of Gorgon up in […]