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

Terrific Production LLC Wants Chris Claremont for New Youngblood, Jim Lee for DC Crossover

Bleeding Cool has been dutifully following and reporting on the ongoing Twitter exploits of Terrific Production LLC, the publisher owned by Andrew Rev which recently acquired the rights to Youngblood against the wishes of creator Rob Liefeld. Terrific has been looking to recruit comic book creators on Twitter, even offering to take young up-and-comers like Ryan Stegman and turn […]

Chris Claremont Doesn't Think He's Written a Lot of X-Men Stories Lately

Chris Claremont Doesn’t Think He’s Written a Lot of X-Men Stories Lately

Chris Claremont is the greatest comic book writer in history, and he’s still writing stories today, which is why we find it so utterly baffling that Marvel Comics would pay him a retainer to be a Marvel-exclusive writer but only rarely actually use him to write a story. In fact, the House of Ideas hasn’t […]

X-ual Healing

How Many Kids Does Wolverine Have, Anyway?! [X-ual Healing 6-26-19]

As the lame duck session of X-Men continues into its final month, ahead of Jonathan Hickman’s line-wide reboot of the franchise, more X-books came to an end last week. Plus, we’ve got a new Claremont comic this week. Yay! Lots to unpack here, six issues and over 3500 words of recap, so let’s jump right […]

Weapon X Revisited in Wolverine: Exit Wounds #1

Weapon X Revisited in Wolverine: Exit Wounds #1

Let’s just start this off by saying that we absolutely love all of these Marvel 80th-anniversary one-shots that have been bringing back legendary creators to tell new stories from their most famous comic book runs. But at the same time, they drive us absolutely crazy. Why? Because it just goes to show that so many […]

Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz Return to New Mutants for September One-Shot

Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz Return to New Mutants for September One-Shot

Legendary creators Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz are reuniting for another shot at their classic collaboration, New Mutants, in September. New Mutants: War Children #1 is the latest in Marvel’s series of 80th-anniversary one-shots that honor legendary creators by bringing them back for one more story set in their classic runs, even though Marvel can’t […]

Are Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz Reuniting for New Mutants?

A listing for a new collection called Legends Of Marvel has popped up on Amazon. A collection of upcoming on one-shots celebrating Marvel’s 80th anniversary It includes June’s already announced Incredible Hulk: Last Call by Peter David and Dale Keown. We know there’s an upcoming Wolverine one-shot with a Chris Claremont and Salvador Larroca story, that […]

Marvel is Trademarking Helstrom and Glyph - For TV as Well as Comics?

Will Marvel Announce TV Shows Based on Hellstorm and Glyph?

Of late, Marvel has been trademarking a lot of TV show titles. with those categories, such as Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler, Hit- Monkey, MODOK, WandaVision, Falcon & Winter Solider, and non-scripted series Marvel’s Heroes Project and Marvel’s 616 all coming to Disney +. Man, it wasn’t too long ago that Marvel executives Joe Quesada and Tom Brevoort were talking […]

DC Sets Sean Gordon Murphy's Batman: White Knight Sequel for July

Sean Murphy to Comic Book Artists: Stop Complaining

Superstar comic book creator Sean Gordon Murphy offered some advice for his fellow comic book artists: stop complaining! Murphy was responding to a Twitter request by Newsarama’s Chris Arrant asking for comic book writers to share tips for artists to make comics easier, and as both a writer and an artist himself, Murphy felt uniquely […]

Is Chris Claremont About to Rewrite the History of Nightcrawler? (Spoilers)

Chris Claremont appeared on Syfy Wire’s live stream from C2E2 Sunday to discuss his upcoming story in Marvel Comics Presents #5, going back to the 1980s and the Cross-Time Caper era of Excalibur. But before that, the greatest comic book writer to ever live talked about how he gets work at Marvel these days — […]

Chris Claremont Pulls Off a Cross-Time Caper in May’s Marvel Comics Presents

In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 80th-anniversary this year, the publisher brought back the classic anthology series Marvel Comics Presents. But the new Marvel Comics Presents comes with a twist: each issue focuses on a specific decade in Marvel’s history. And in May, the decade in question is one of the most memorable times for Marvel […]

Chris Claremont Has Eyes on Idris Elba for Bishop

Bishop was a character created by Whilce Portacio and John Byrne for Uncanny X-Men, and the character then headed up the X-treme X-Men comic by Chris Claremont, Salvador Larroca and Igor Kordey. He was portrayed by Omar Sy in X-Men: Days Of Future Past based on the Claremont/Byrne comic. And he’s currently locking lips with Jean Grey over in Age Of X-Man.  […]

Marvel’s Decades Goes Totally 80s in April

Ah, the 1980s. A great decade for comics? Or the greatest decade? U-Decide! Either way, in April, Marvel’s 80th-anniversary Decades celebration reaches the 80s, featuring some of the best comics stories every told by Chris Claremont, Chris Claremont, Chris Claremont, and a bunch of others too. See James Rhodes don the Iron Man armor in […]

Lauren Tsai Joins Season 3 of FX’s ‘Legion’

There is finally some news about FX’s Legion season 3! One of our favorite shows of the last two years, Legion is Noah Hawley‘s adaptation of Chris Claremont‘s Marvel Comics title with art by Bill Sienkiewicz. The series reflects much of the source material- surreal visuals complimented artistically with music choices and a pretty outstanding cast. Speaking of cast- we […]

Ten Hopeful X-Men Predictions for 2019 [X-ual Healing 1-2-19]

As we head into a new year of X-Men comics at Marvel, it’s time to compile a list of ten likely predictions for Marvel X-plans in 2019. Of course, thanks to solicitations and accelerated shipping schedules, we already know what’s happening in the next 50 or so issues of various X-Men comics, so these predictions […]

Celebrating the Time the X-Men Met Santa Claus in the 1991 Marvel Holiday Special

Merry X-Mas, dear readers! Or Happy Holidays if you prefer. During this happiest time of the year (relatively speaking), we figure it’s as good a time as any to revisit one of the happiest times in comics, which is, of course, anytime the legendary Chris Claremont is writing the X-Men. Of course, there’s no reason […]