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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 […]

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 […]