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"DMZ": Ava DuVernay Set to Direct Pilot for HBO Max's DC Comics Adapt

Ava DuVernay is having a pretty good run of things creatively as of late, including her critically-acclaimed Netflix limited series When They See Us scoring big at this year's Emmy Awards and an upcoming directorial turn that puts her at the helm of an adaptation of Jack Kirby's New Gods. Now it looks like DuVernay […]

New Youngblood Publisher Trolls Rob Liefeld on Twitter, Wants to Make Him Famous

Terrific Production LLC Interested in Brian Wood for Youngblood

Last week, former Comics Alliance Editor-in-Chief Laura Hudson spoke out about an experience with comic book writer Brian Wood, adding to 2013 sexual harassment allegations by Tess Fowler about Wood, and leading to Dark Horse canceling an upcoming Aliens comic to be written by Wood and ceasing the pursuit of future projects with him. But […]

Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood, Tess Fowler, and Sexual Harassment in Comics

Laura Hudson Talks About Brian Wood, Sexual Harassment and Tess Fowler

In 2013, Bleeding Cool reported on comic book creator Tess Fowler tweeting a series of statements about being sexually harassed by a specific and high-profile comic book creator. She spoke to Bleeding Cool about the incidents and their impact, but chose not to name him at the time. A week later she changed her mind, […]

Sword Daughter #2 cover by Greg Smallwood

Sword Daughter #2 Review: Smart, Atmospheric, and Compelling

Elsbeth and Dags ride a fishing vessel away from Norway, ultimately landing in Ireland. Here, they find a woman with the back of her head caved in, and the local constable immediately blames Elsbeth and her father. Dags intuits that this is not the first of such killings and lands a job hunting down the […]

Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #3 cover by Nimit Malavia

Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #3 Review – Revolutionary Vibes and Robot Fights

The Shore is uniting to stand up against OCP and the government they've built in Detroit. A group calling themselves the Lords are rising in the Ruins. Robocop himself openly attacks a squad of OCP drones assailing the refugees fleeing the Ruins. The downtrodden of Detroit are showing that they will not be pushed around […]

Sword Daughter #1 cover by Greg Smallwood

Sword Daughter #1 Review: An Atmospheric and Beautiful Start

Elisabeth is the daughter of Dags. The two live in Norway. Ten years ago, their village was raided and slaughtered by a Viking clan called the Forty Swords. Dags went catatonic for ten years while Elisabeth took care of him. Now, he is awake with a daughter that doesn't properly know him. He wants revenge, […]

Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #2 cover by Nimit Malavia

Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #2 Review – Bloated but Sharp Satire

OCP continue their plan to take the ruins of Old Detroit and replace it with high-income housing. They use their mechanical police force in service of doing so, but Leo is helping Alex Murphy, aka the Robocop, to get back in action and fight back at OCP. Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #2 maintains the same sharp […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses April 11th, 2018: Sorting Out the New Series'

We're going to start this installment with a bit of housekeeping for those who, for whatever reason, follow my exploits here on Bleeding Cool. For those not interested, which is completely understandable, you can just start at the list below. I've been working on getting into a schedule–practically since I started on here about 10 […]

Robocop: Citizen's Arrest #1 cover by Nimit Malavia and David Rubin

Robocop Citizen's Arrest #1 Review: Modernized and as Poignant as Ever

OCP has returned and has shut down the public law enforcement facet of the Detroit city government. They have succeeded in establishing New Detroit, and Robocop has been replaced by R/Cop, an app that allows private citizens to pay a fee to report a crime. If the crime turns out to be genuine, they get […]

Doctor Who and Tank Girl Celebrate Free Comic Book Day: Titan Comics March 2018 Solicits

Doctor Who and Tank Girl are getting Free Comic Book Day 2018 releases. Bloodborne, Warhammer, and others continue their runs. Sea of Thieves and Factory begin their anticipated starts. All these and more are being offered through the Titan Comics March 2018 solicits. Details below. JAN180011 FCBD 2018 DOCTOR WHO #0 The all-new Doctor Who starts here! Don't miss out on Titan's colossal plans […]

'Rebels: These Free And Independent States' #8 Review: Green Mountain Guerrillas

The Continental Army has been beaten back the British Army in Quebec. Soldiers and their families are fleeing southward to Fort Ticonderoga. The British Army is in pursuit, but the Green Mountain Boys, Vermont's unofficial militia, are there to cover the retreat. Down in Philadelphia, Captain Ethan Allen and Lieutenant Seth Warner of the Green […]

Titan To Kill Off Major Character Four Issues Into Robotech Series

And the Robotech universe will never be the same… as it was for the previous three issues! Titan Comics is nothing like the big two! They're not about to sit around and wait until series attrition brings a comic book close to cancellation before killing off a major character to spike sales. Instead, despite Robotech […]

Robotech #1 Review: Once Ahead Of The Curve, Now Behind The Times

Let's get this part out of the way: I'm not familiar with Robotech. It's before my time, and I'm not super big into anime or manga. There's good stuff there, Akira is an amazing movie, and I have nothing against it. I watched Dragonball Z and Naruto growing up. I dabbled in Attack on Titan, […]

Creator Commentary – Hayden Sherman Talks John Carter: The End #4

Dynamite has sent us a creator's commentary by Hayden Sherman about John Carter: The End #4. Hayden is of course the artist for the series with scripts by Brian Wood and Alex Cox. Cover by Garry Brown Creator's Commentary: HAYDEN SHERMAN on JOHN CARTER: THE END #4, on sale NOW from Dynamite! Hello all, looks like […]

Writer's Commentary – Alex Cox Talks John Carter: The End #3

Dynamite's latest writer's commentary features Alex Cox talking about John Carter: The End #3, which he's writing with Brian Wood. Cover by Garry Brown with interiors by Hayden Sherman. John Carter of Mars! What a guy, right? Swords and radium rifles and nakedness. Burroughs understood the recipe for awesomeness. To ease you, the reader, into what […]

Exclusive Preview Of Aliens: Defiance #9

We have another exclusive preview sent over from Dark Horse. This time it's for Aliens: Defiance #9 by Brian Wood and Tony Brescini. The idea that a group would keep an alien alive, even for the purpose of discovering it's weaknesses, just cries out that it's a bad idea. And now with space pirates attacking… […]

Brian Wood Revealed As First Member Of Secret Creative Team For Titan's Robotech

According to an EXXXCLUSIVE report on Comic Book Resources, Brian Wood will be the writer of the upcoming Robotech series announced with no creative team by Titan Comics back in June. No artist has been revealed yet, though there is a "retro" cover by Jason and John Waltrip, and we did see some cover art at the […]