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Dan Abnett Returns to Marvel Cosmic for Annihilation Scourge in December Solicits

Dan Abnett Returns to Marvel Cosmic for Annihilation Scourge in December Solicits

Marvel has revealed the December solicitations for Annihilation Scourge, following the Annihilation Scourge Alpha one-shot that launches the event in November. It looks like the event will include a series of one-shots in December and then wrap up with an Omega issue that same month. It’s not revealed whether there will be any additional one-shots […]

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Valiant Reveals Details and Artwork From New Rai Series

First announced during the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic-Con, Valiant Entertainment is launching a new Rai series in November, from the creative team of Dan Abnett and Juan José Ryp. And in a press release today, Valiant revealed more details as well as interior artwork from the first five issues of the comic. […]

'Fallen World' #2 is Some Next-Level Sci-Fi Greatness

“Fallen World” #2 is Some Next-Level Sci-Fi Greatness

I might just be an easy mark, but the blurb for Fallen World, the latest comic series from Warhammer 40,000 scribe Dan Abnett, reads like something ripped right out of my own personal comic book bucket list: In the year 4002, a cyborg samurai named Rai struggles to find his morality, while the nanite-filled supersoldier […]

Aquaman #39 cover by Rafa Sandoval

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

Mera struggles to gain control of the geopolitical situation Atlantis now that the nation has risen to the surface. She stands resolute, though, and she won’t stop until peace has been attained. Meanwhile, the U.S. is making a show of flying military jets over Atlantis and moving submarines into the water around the nation. Aquaman […]

Titans #24 cover by Brandon Peterson

Titans #24 Review: Titans v. Tolkien

The Titans respond to a situation in San Francisco. Their detectors alerted them to more Source Wall energy landing in the city, but, upon arrival everything seems calm. An elderly man is sitting in the park without a worry or care to be found. However, Steel and Raven soon discover demonic beasts rampaging through the […]

Aquaman #38 cover by Stjepan Sejic

Aquaman #38 Review: A Finale a Year in the Making

Aquaman has failed to slay Corum Rath, now fully powered by the eldritch Abyssal Dark. Dolphin arrives to help, but her powers are greatly overshadowed by those of Rath and the Dark. Finally, when all seems loss, Queen Mera and the armies of Xebel arrive to save Atlantis and its people. The battle is renewed, […]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #6 cover by Nicola Scott and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #6 Review- Duel of the Monarchs

The time has come for the duel between Mera and Ocean Master. The winner takes the throne of Atlantis and rides back with the armies of Xebel at their back. The loser, by the rules of Xebel’s trial by combat, dies. Worse yet, should Orm Marius win, his sister, Tula, must wed Xebel’s king, Nereus. […]

Titans #23 cover by Brandon Peterson

Titans #23 Review: A Mission Statement

The Titans unite for their first mission as a team. There has been a surge of meta-energy from the broken Source Wall in the Upper East Side of New York City. Nightwing, Donna Troy, Steel, Beast Boy, Miss Martian, and Raven go out to respond. When they get there, much of the area has already […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it’s time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #5 cover by Nicola Scott and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #5 Review – The Miniseries Finally Comes Alive

Mera trains with an old mentor while Ocean Master negotiates terms with King Nereus of Xebel. Mera’s mentor, Leron, warns her of the duplicitous nature of Nereus and Mera’s own grandmother, Lammia. Later, Mera and Orn are called before Nereus for the announcement of whether Xebel will support Atlantis against Corum Rath. Mera: Queen of […]

Aquaman #37 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #37 Review: Aquaman the Assassin

Aquaman now has his chance to end the reign of Corum Rath. Murk makes one last attack that leaves Rath wounded, but Rath gives back to Murk even worse. Aquaman retreats to save Murk’s life, but that means giving up a chance to end this fight. In the Silent School, Vulko, Dolphin, King Shark, and […]

Interview: Dan Abnett Talks About His Work on Dungeon Hunter Champions

Dan Abnett is a name some gamers may have seen if they recently downloaded any of the Dungeon Hunter games for smartphones. But people in general are probably much more familiar with his work for Marvel and DC where he’s been the writing inspiration behind Death’s Head 2, Battletide, Knights of Pendragon, Aquaman, Punisher, War Machine, […]

Titans Special #1 cover by Brandon Peterson

Titans Special #1 Review: A New Era of Titans

The breach in the Source Wall is causing countless new and powerful metahumans to manifest around the world. After a failure to help one shakes him to his core, Nightwing knows it’s time for the Titans to be reformed. He goes to the Justice League, and they tell Dick that a new team will have […]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #4 cover by Nicola Scott and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #4 Review – Wasted Potential and Buried Ideas

Mera and Ocean Master are put into trial by combat against a massive creature called and octodon before they can speak to Nereus, the King of Xebel. If they survive, they will still have to convince Nereus and Xebel to aid them in their fight to dethrone Corum Rath in Atlantis. Back on land, Tula […]

Aquaman #36 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Aquaman #36 Review: Setting Up the Final Battle of Kings

Murk and Aquaman sneak into the Atlantean palace to finally depose King Corum Rath. However, neither knows what Rath has become through the power of the Abyssal Dark. In the Silent School’s library, Mother Cetea, Vulko, Ondine, Dolphin, and King Shark search for some magical way to stop Rath’s new powers. Aquaman and Corum Rath […]


Silencer #4 cover by John Romita Jr., Sandra Hope, and Dean White

Silencer #4 Review: You Can’t Quiet the Terminator

We see a flashback to Silencer’s training with Talia Al Ghul and her attempts to get out of Leviathan. This leads us to a contract against someone named Guile with none other than Deathstroke the Terminator standing in Silencer’s way. In the present, Silencer goes shopping. I’m not ashamed to admit that I returned to […]

Mera: Queen of Atlantis #3 cover by Nicola Scott and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Mera Queen of Atlantis #3 Review: Padding and Pallid Protagonists

Erin and Tommy, Ocean Master’s new family, arrive in time to see Orm with his trident to Mera’s throat. Erin is infuriated that Orm is looking to leave their family to return to the politics and war of Atlantis. It’s up to Mera to help convince the woman that Orm’s mission is necessary. A lot […]

Titans Annual #2 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas

Titans Annual #2 Review: Mallah and Brain Forever

Victory is at hand for the Brain. His cognitive capability is reaching its full potential, and he is on the cusp of the hypergenius. The Justice League has been pacified by the Brain’s storms and robotic army. The only thing that stands in his way is Arsenal and Donna Troy of the Titans. These are […]

Aquaman #35 cover by Howard Porter and Hi-Fi

Aquaman #35 Review: Meeting Old Friends and Squid People

The Elders of Atlantis finally begin to turn on King Corum Rath. The Undercurrent, led by King Shark and Jurok Byss fight the Drift down in the Ninth Tride. The transformed Cadaver spreads his new diseased form to the Drift, and this begins to turn the tide in the Ninth. The Aquaman finally arrives to […]