chris claremont



2019 Wolverine’s Weiner X-Pick of the Year: Most Underutilized X-Men Writer

Each week in X-ual Healing, Bleeding Cool’s weekly X-Men recap column, we choose the X-book which that week provided the most satisfying X-Men reading experience, filling one’s belly like a juicy sausage grilled by a hairy Canadian with his adamantium claws on a hot Summer day. As we enter the new year of 2020, and […]

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: GOAT Comic Book Writer Chris Claremont

In the cutthroat world of comics “journalism,” reporters can’t just sit around and wait for the news to happen. We have to make the news happen, whatever the cost. And in an internet click economy that incentivizes quantity over quality, there’s nothing more important than having a few good sources that are always good for […]

Here's Those God Loves, Man Kills Variant Covers by Marcos Martin

Here’s Those God Loves, Man Kills Variant Covers by Marcos Martin

When Marvel released their full March solicitations yesterday, we noted that all of the X-books shipping in March except the ones that are launching that month would come with variant covers celebrating God Loves, Man Kills, the classic Marvel Graphic Novel by Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson. However, the solicits did not reveal the covers, […]


The Daily LITG, 24th November 2019

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. Today is Local Comic Shop Day, so get out to your local comic shop and see what special goodies they have in store… The 10 most-read […]

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Chris Claremont, writer of the X-Men from 1975-1991 and several times after that and greatest comic book writer of all time, is currently retained by Marvel Comics to remain exclusive to them. However, besides occasional one-shots and short stories in anthologies, Claremont is hardly used. The last time Claremont was given an ongoing series to […]



Slippery Cebulski Says We'll See More of Chris Claremont's Writing at Marvel Next Year

Slippery Cebulski Says We’ll See More Claremont in 2020… But Not How Much

Chris Claremont sat down with Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski for the Marvel Fanfare panel at New York Comic Con. Bleeding Cool had ace reporter Jemal Flores on the scene, ready to strike with the most important in the history of comic book journalism: will Marvel let Chris Claremont write an ongoing series? It’s a question […]

Chris Claremont Talking With Marvel About New X-Men Project with Salvador Larroca

Chris Claremont in Talks with Marvel About New X-Men Project with Salvador Larroca

Legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont was interviewed on Syfy Wire’s NYCC livestream, and he dropped some major news. The interview began by discussing Claremont’s return to New Mutants alongside Bill Sienkiewicz. “The New Mutants look brilliant,” Claremont said when asked what he thinks of returning to the X-Men in the current era. “I can’t speak […]

Will Marvel Announce a Chris Claremont X-Men Comic on Saturday?

Will Marvel Announce a Chris Claremont X-Men Comic on Saturday at NYCC?

For years, Marvel has paid legendary X-Men scribe Chris Claremont to remain Marvel exclusive, but since the end of 2014’s Nightcrawler series, the House of Ideas hasn’t had an idea for Claremont to write anything other than the occasional one-shot or short story in an anthology. Why would the biggest superhero comic book publisher in […]




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 […]