chip zdarsky


Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 2nd, 2018: We’re Back, Baby

Apologies for the belated return and the lack of an entry last week, but Comic Book Wins and Losses is back! I’m still struggling to hold me to my own column schedule. Anyway, let’s get started! What books took off this past week? What crashed? Read below to find the answers! Win: Action Comics Special […]

Sex Criminals #24 cover by Chip Zdarsky

Sex Criminals #24 Review: Obscene Excel Spreadsheets and Collapsing Relationships

Suzanne gets in touch with an old flame while trying to parcel out her father’s finances. Another couple begins to work their problems out together. Jon begins torpedoing his relationships left, right, and center. Jazmine/Ana is invited out to a roller rink by one of her old partners. Sex Criminals left me enthralled once more […]

Sex Criminals #23 cover by Chip Zdarsky

Sex Criminals #23 Review: I Don’t Know What I Expected

We join Sex Criminals with a man entering an orgy before backing out. It’s followed by a dissatisfied wife, a man who almost misses an appointment with a woman and a bus accident, a man who pleasures himself with a high-tech machine, and, finally, young woman who works at a library. She returns home to […]


Marvel Two-in-One #5 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Marvel Two-in-One #5 Review: The Series Just Continues to Get Better

The Thing takes issue with the Mr. Fantastic of the alternate Earth. Before things go too far, Invisible Woman, head of S.H.I.E.L.D on this Earth, arrives on the scene, and we get a Fantastic Four reunion of sorts. It may be cut short, as the hybrid Doctor Doom/Galactus is on his way back to Earth […]

Marvel Two-in-One #4 cover by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

Marvel Two-in-One #4 Review: The Series Hits Its Stride

The Thing, the Human Torch, and Dr. Rachna Koul begin their mutliversal expedition to locate the rest of the Fantastic Four. They arrive on a world very much like their own, but they are soon attacked by She-Hulk and Wolverine in SHIELD-branded uniforms. What is different here? Why are their friends trying to kill them? […]

Chip Zdarsky annual

Chip Zdarsky Goes Marvel Exclusive

Chip Zdarsky has signed an EXCLUSSSIVE agreement with Marvel, a press release EXCLUSSSIVELY revealed today. According to that press release, Zdarsky “will continue to bring his distinctive storytelling and ideas to Marvel” under the new agreement, which includes two new annuals in June. Zdarsky’s talent is so great, the signing so EXCLUSSSIVELY monumental, that Marvel devoted […]

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #300 cover by Marcos Martin

Bleeding Cool Comics Chatter Episode 1.1: Spectacular Spider-Man #300

Welcome to the first official episode of Bleeding Cool’s Comics Chatter! This is the show where I, Comic Reviews Editor Josh Davison, chat the week’s releases with my co-hosts. This week I am joined by Eliot, our comments moderator and sometimes comic reviewer at BC. We will be talking about Marvel’s Peter Parker: The Spectacular […]



Marvel Two-in-One #3 cover by Jim Cheung and Frank Martin

Marvel Two-in-One #3 Review: A Decent if Inconsequential Story

The Mad Thinker is paid a visit by Doctor Doom. Meanwhile the Thing brings the Human Torch to an old friend whom Ben hopes can help Johnny with his power problems. That old friend is none other than Hercules, Avenger and Prince of Power. He takes our Two-in-One team to a person who helped him […]

Marvel Two-in-One #2 cover by Jim Cheung and Justin Ponsor

Marvel Two-in-One #2 Review: Return to Monster Island

The Thing has convinced the Human Torch that Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Franklin, and Valeria are still alive in another dimension, and the two go on an excursion to Monster Island, the site of the Fantastic Four’s first adventure. As is often the case with Monster Island, things get messy quickly, and an unexpected associate […]

Clue Movie Chip Zdarsky

Chip Zdarsky Wants To Know How Your Phone Thinks You’d Murder Him

That wacky Chip Zdarsky is up to his zany antics yet again! While most comic book creators are decidedly against receiving death threats on social media, Zdarsky is encouraging them with his take on a popular Twitter game that asks users to type “I was born” and let predictive text on their phones complete their […]

Jason Latour, Chip Zdarsky, And Ryan North Critically Analyze Looney Tunes In Free Comic

Spider-Gwen co-creator Jason Latour has released a free two page comic detailing a conversation between himself, Squirrel Girl writer Ryan North, and Spider-Man writer Chip Zdarsky examining the motivations behind Looney Tunes characters. Called “Porky Pig vs. Ryan North,” the two page comic is touted as “a true enough story.” Click on the images in the […]

Marvel Goes Tabloid, Reveals Spider-Man’s Arrest Warrant

For a company that’s always complaining about Bleeding Cool’s tabloid journalism, Marvel sure has taken a page out of our book in the promotion of its upcoming Legacy relaunch for The Spectacular Spider-Man. On Marvel.com, the company has published the actual NYPD arrest warrant for Spider-Man, whose fugitive status will be the subject of the […]

Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends Panel At NYCC: The No Tongue Rule Broken

Hugh Sheridan reports from NYCC for Bleeding Cool: Editor Nick Lowe MCed Friday’s “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends” panel at NYCC, which also featured writers Dan Slott (Amazing Spider-Man), Chip Zdarsky (Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man) Robbie Thompson (Spider-Man vs. Deadpool) and artist Will Sliney (Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider), Rodney Barnes (Falcon) and Venom editor Devin […]

Jughead: The Hunger

Just In Time For Halloween, ‘Jughead: The Hunger’ Gets Series

Beware his hunger! Werewolf Jughead returns in October with a new JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER series! See more at @io9: https://t.co/bZq9S5Y9vt pic.twitter.com/DkRzIRkPfW — Archie Comics (@ArchieComics) July 11, 2017 Archie Comics has finally granted fans’ wishes, announcing that Jughead: The Hunger will become an ongoing series this October — just in time for Halloween. According i09, […]

Marvel Legacy Sees The Spectacular Spider-Man Behind Bars

All day Marvel has been releasing GIF covers of their Legacy related issues that homage classic covers from Marvel’s history. With batches released to various sites, they kept a handful back to send out themselves. One such reveal if the cover is that of Peter Parker, Spectacular Spider-Man. With a cover by Paulo Siqueira, Peter […]

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 Review: Back To Basics

Another Spider-Man title? Actually, it’s surprising that it took this long to bring on another one with Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1. We’ll still have the Miles Morales title Spider-Man 2099 for a couple more months, then there’s Spider-Gwen, and then the new, lamer Scarlet Spider title that isn’t Kaine (the better Scarlet Spider). But this […]