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David F Walker, John Timms Join Young Justice Creative Team

David F. Walker, John Timms Join Young Justice Creative Team in February

Young Justice is adding two members to its creative team in February, revealed in DC’s full February solicitations. David F. Walker will join the creative team as co-writer alongside “The Great One” Brian Bendis starting with February’s Young Justice #13. In addition, John Timms will join Mike Grell on art for the series with this issue. […]

Superman Villains React to Secret Identity Reveal in February One-Shot

Superman Villains React to Secret Identity Reveal in February One-Shot

Superman is set to reveal his secret identity to the world in the pages of Superman #17, but if you thought an event this monumental could be contained within the pages of a single ongoing series, you clearly don’t understand how comics work. So in January, DC Comics will publish a six-dollar one-shot called Superman: […]

Final Orders for Superman Revealing He is Clark Kent, This Weekend

DC Comics Not Reprinting Superman #17 Despite Secret Identity-Revealing Sellout

It is fair to say that after Brian Bendis joined DC Comics, brought with him his creator-owned Jinxworld series, took over the Superman and Action Comics books, wrote Batman for the Giant books, launched an sub-imprint of Wonder Comics titles, including writing Naomi and Young Justice, launched the event series Event Leviathan… that both the […]







Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock/DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Bleeding Cool has run a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and now The Three Jokers too. Seeing that what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes and internal political […]





Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Solving the woes of an ailing comic book industry is one of comicdom’s favorite pastimes, with many a theory offered as to why any given direct market superhero comic book only seems to be able to sell to 100,000 or less readers, often far less, while superhero movies and television shows capture the imagination of […]

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The Daily LITG, 18th August 2019, Happy Birthday Brian Bendis

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday “Animal Kingdom”: [SPOILERS] Death Was “Smurf-tastic” Move [Opinion] Guardian Publishes Art Spiegelman’s Full Essay That Marvel Rejected Over Politics Finally, Todd […]



3 Pages From the Fortress of Solitude in Event Leviathan #3

3 Pages From the Fortress of Solitude in Event Leviathan #3 [Preview]

Event Leviathan #3, by “The Great One” Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev, will hit stores next week. And over the next few days, DC Comics will provide EX-X-XCLUSIVE previews of Event Leviathan and all their other comics to compliant media partner websites. Bleeding Cool, unfortunately, is neither compliant nor a partner. Some might argue we’re […]

The Daily LITG, 25th July 2019 – Happy Birthday,

The Daily LITG, 25th July 2019 – Brian Bendis, Tonight on Seth Meyers

  Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Flash #75 – We Need That DC Timeline, Stat… (Spoilers) Cyphers, Histories, Change and Translation – “House Of X” #1 […]