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Doctor Doom Does Brexit in New Marvel Comic

Man, Doctor Doom takes the powers of the Silver Surfer and destroys much of the world? Nothing. Turns everyone in the word into his mind-slave? Invades Earth with slaves from a parallel Earth? Nada. constantly invading other countries, just a slap on his tin wrist. But you bomb one itty bitty moon base and satellite […]

The Incredible Hulk Comes to the British Supreme Court

From outside the Supreme Court of Great Britain today, where the court is deciding whether or not the proroguing of Parliament is legal or not. The case will take three days, but that doesn’t stop protestors from lining up outside as I was cycling by. Now whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson can prorogue […]

How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit?

How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit?

So yes, British politics seems to be in a bit of a turmoil. I may have a better grasp of what’s going on tonight but for now… how does all this affect the prices of comic books? In 2016. as a result of the collapse of pound sterling after the referendum vote, Diamond UK put […]

Brexit Party Offers Advice Over Increasing Prices in British Comic Shops

Before the Brexit referendum vote, a $4.99 US comic book cost around £3.60 to £3.75 in British comic book stores. After the referendum vote, that rocketed to the current £4.25 to £4.50 pricepoint though some places will offer discounts to regular members, and some places will cut their profit margins further. Bleeding Cool informed you […]

Brexit Sees Diamond UK Put Up Comic Book Prices

Brexit to Make Comics in Britain Even More Expensive

Diamond UK, the British wing of Diamond Comic Distributors, and the monopoly distributor to the direct market of comic book stores for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom, Dynamite and many more comics every week, has had a hard time of it of late. The British pound continues to crash against the US dollar […]

SNL’s Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest, Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did

Near the end of NBC‘s Saturday Night Live (SNL) winter finale, we were treated to the last thing I ever expected them to do: a sketch about Brexit. This is unexpected. My first thought was, “Why would they do this?” Most Americans don’t know or care about Brexit. They don’t think Brexit would have any meaningful impact […]

Game Dev Collective TIGA Has Tips To Deal With Brexit

Brexit has been an unholy nightmare for over a year now, but gaming collective TIGA have put out a statement on how English game devs ought to affect how politicians should respond to the political morass that is the UK leaving the EU. While not the only games collective to discuss Brexit, TIGA has timed […]

Why DC’s Infinite Crisis and Superboy Prime are Very Relevant Right Now

Much has been made of some of the current titles being released at the moment, and how they mirror or relate to our current world and political climate. Many comics seem to have metaphors for Donald Trump, or stand in Trump characters, or look at the whole politics of the situation, such as Nick Spencer‘s […]

Brexit Has Made The Vive Even Less Accessible In Britain

There are many things that early adopters have to eat when they pick up new technology. Retail prices before any cuts or discounts is one. However, it seems the Brexit has just made some Vive early adopters a little better. It’s been announced by HTC that the Vive is getting a price hike from £689 […]

Brexit Pushes Up Price Of US Comics By Up To 25% In Three Days Time

The collapse of the pound sterling against the US dollar as a result of Great Britain’s referendum result to leave the European Union, has today had its effect on the price of comic books. Diamond Comic Distributors has informed comic book stores that prices have increased as a result of changes in exchange rates, the […]

John Oliver’s 4th Of July Message To Americans

With half our the staff here at Bleeding Cool being British while the other half is American (and celebrating not being British today)… this video seemed appropriate to share. John Oliver from Last Week Tonight on HBO posted a web exclusive video talking about the 4th of July and all the things Americans are missing […]