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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 […]

The Daily LITG, 24th July 2019 –

The Daily LITG, 24th July 2019 – Happy Birthday, Trevor Von Eeden

  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 Tuk The Caveboy Responsible For The X-Men? Franklin Richards as the New Galactus? Two Histories Of The Marvel Universe, Tomorrow… […]




Bendis in Crisis Day 2: The Great One's Twitter on Lockdown After Hacking

Bendis in Crisis Day 2: The Great One’s Twitter on Lockdown After Hacking

As the crisis that has enveloped the entire comic book industry and left shockwaves throughout social media enters its second day, the world is still without a Twitter account run by “The Great One” Brian Bendis. Though the hackers who took control of the account on Saturday have seemingly been thwarted, Bendis’s profile remains stripped […]

Brian Bendis Locked in Desperate Struggle With Twitter Hackers Right Now

Brian Bendis Locked in Desperate Struggle with Hackers as Crisis Enters 4th Hour

It seemed as though the world could finally breathe a huge sigh of relief Saturday as superstar comic book writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis had seemingly regained control of his Twitter account following a grueling three-hour ordeal wherein hackers captured the account and used it to post vague messages, Soundcloud links, and shoutouts to […]

Breaking: Brian Bendis Appears to Have Been Hacked

Brian Bendis Appears to Have Been Hacked (Updated)

Superstar comic book writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis is either going through a really bizarre mid-life crisis or his Twitter account has been hacked. Right up until a retweet of a post from Big Bang Comics made early Sunday morning, Bendis’s Twitter account was business as usual, but at 9:39AM Eastern Time, The Great […]

Naomi Makes Metropolis Debut in Action Comics #1015

Naomi Makes Metropolis Debut in Action Comics #1015

Superstar writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis is really making an impact since jumping to DC. “The Great One” seems reinvigorated after a lackluster last few years at Marvel, and in his short tenure at DC, he’s already completely taken over Superman, launched an Event Leviathan to clean up the continuity of DC’s secret organizations, […]

DC to Publish the Most Signficant Powers Story Ever in New

Powers: The Best Ever OGN from DC Will Feature Most Significant Story Ever

“The Great One” Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming are reuniting (and it feels so good) for a new Powers original graphic novel at DC Comics in October. Just revealed in DC’s September solicitations, the OGN is touted as “a celebration of the series’ enter run” and features bonus content like a look at the […]