Brian Stelfreeze


Daily LITG – 23rd September 2018 – Still Bubblin’

Welcome to the daily Lying In The Gutters. A runaround of yesterday’s news on the site and what we might expect today. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. And the news is that it looks like readers are starting, slowly, to move on from a story that has been dominating the headline […]

Black Panther #1 Cover by Brian Stelfreeze and Laura Martin

Five Days of Black Panther- Day 5: Current Series by Ta-Nehisi Coates

We arrive at the conclusion of Bleeding Cool’s Five Days of Black Panther with the current Black Panther series by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artists such as Chris Sprouse, Brian Stelfreeze, and Leonard Kirk. This was my first Black Panther solo series, as I was turned onto the character primarily by Al Ewing’s Ultimates. I […]



Ch-Ch-Changes: Aftershock’s Jackpot #5 Will Now Be Released In April

Jackpot, the Aftershock comic by writer Ray Fawkes, artists Marco Failla (issues #1-3) and Georges Duarte (issue #4), colorists Stefani Renee, and featuring covers by Brian Stelfreeze, is one of the company’s finest offerings, but fans may have been a little dismayed due to its somewhat sporadic release schedule. The first issue came out back […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Black Panther As The Head Of State

In the latest commentary track for Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi Coates talks about an aspect of the hero that other in the Marvel Universe don’t have. That he is a head of state and must rule / govern his people. The weight on doing what is best for his nation is a huge burden and with […]

“You’ve Got To Have Complexity” – Ta-Nehisi Coates On Black Panther

Here we have the third installment of Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet. In this video series the Atlantic national correspondent and National Book Award winner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, provides a commentary track for the current Black Panther comic series he is writing with artist Brian Stelfreeze. In the latest issue: Black Panther confronts a dramatic […]

New Black Panther Commentary Features World Premiere Prodigy Song

With issue #3 of the new Black Panther series hitting shops today, Marvel Comics is continuing to spotlight the new book by putting out a video commentary with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. The video mixes Brian Stelfreeze art from the series, Coates’ commentary and music, with this second part comes the world premiere of “Beast with It” by […]

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet

Marvel has just released this video showcasing the new Black Panther series by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Brian Stelfreeze. The new series  confronts T’Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. [youtube]https://youtu.be/BC6LbbtGqTE[/youtube]

Marvel Announces At C2E2 That Black Panther Has Sold Over 300,000 Copies Of Issue #1

Presented by Marvel SVP David Gabriel, live from the Marvel presentation at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at C2E2. That the first issue of Black Panther by Ta-Nehesi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze...  has sold over 300,000 copies to comic stores. That is… quite a lot. It may be the highest ordered comic featuring a solo black lead since […]



Day Men #2’s Lights Up eBay

Bleeding Cool has been following Boom! Studios’ original series Day Men with art by Brian Stelfreeze since before it launched. We broke the news that the first issue had sold its 12,000 copy print run. That it was heating up the aftermarket and there was a rumor of a movie option from San Diego. That […]

Day Men Issue Two Sells Out. Issue Three On The Way. Soon!

Bleeding Cool has been looking keenly at the performance of Boom! comic book Day Men, drawn by Brian Stelfreeze. Issue two (after it finally arrived) sold out in less than a week with a 10,200 copy print run. So it’s getting a second print, obviously. And just in cae you, like some thought that because […]

Boom! Studios Launches Pen & Ink Line Starting With Day Men

Boom! Studios is starting up a new “Pen & Ink” program. The refer to the line as, “a limited line of publications designed to spotlight some of the comic book industry’s best creators and work on Boom! titles. The first book in the line will be Day Men: Pen & Ink #1 written by Matt […]


The Rumors Were True – Day Men Optioned By Universal

A few weeks ago we ran a story about rumors swirling around Boom! Studios new series Day Men by Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson and Brian Stelfreeze and how the studios were sneaking over to get copies of the book. Well, deadline.com is reporting that Universal has indeed optioned the month old property for what is being described as “a […]

Day Men #1 Sells Out 12,000 Print Run

 Day Men #1 has sold out at the distributor level of its full 12,000 printing after going on sale last week and Boom! are setting up a second printing, cover above. Thanks for the stats folks, here’s the plug;   DAY MEN #1 is the first time Brian Stelfreeze has drawn interiors on a regular […]


Preview: Robert Kirkman, Marc Silvestri And Brian Stelfreeze’s Hardcore

It was meant to come out two years ago. It didn’t. Now Top Cow have made it available to retailers without going through the usual channels. Which means it is going to arrive to many as a complete surprise – if they get it at all. This is Hardcore, the new/old comic created by Walking […]