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A New Look At Old Wounds

We ran an article over the weekend, highlighting a new comic book, Old Wounds, from the creative team of Batman Strikes!’s Russell Lissau and Dark Engine‘s John Bivens.We ran a bunch of sample art by Bivens that he has posted over the years… but the folks asked if we would be interested in running some actual fully lettered art […]

From Batman Strikes And Dark Engine To Old Wounds

Russell Lissau may be better known for Batman Strikes! and John Bivens for Dark Engine. But they are working together in April on a new comic book series, Old Wounds, published by Pop! Goes The Icon. Michael Lane thought his secrets were buried in the past. But when his former associates become the victims of mysterious […]

Bleeding Cool’s Best Publisher Of 2014

Lots of comic book publishers are publishing lots of great comics. But in 2014, there was one that stood out head and shoulders above the rest in the English-speaking market. Image Comics. Month after month, they launched quality comics such as Deadly Class, Minimum Wage, Egos, The Fuse, Undertow, Revenger, Apocalypse Al, Mercenary Sea, One Hit […]

The Bleed Episode 10: Reading The Little Prince With Ryan Burton, Danni Norris And Chase Magnett

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. Back to basics this week and we’re reading the classic children’s story The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, adapted […]

Image Watch: On Why You Need To Read Dark Engine, Plus Preview Of Issue #2

By David Dissanayake Dark Engine is a series that I don’t think everyone will enjoy. I, however, enjoy it immensely and I am going to tell you why. In case you haven’t heard of it, Dark Engine is written by Ryan Burton, drawn by John Bivens, and colored by Kelly Fitzpatrick.  It is grim, it […]

Thor’s Comic Review Column – Teen Titans, Dark Engine, Translucid, Black Market, Seconds, Life With Archie, Journey Into Mystery: Sif, And A Few Words For Those Who Can’t Handle Change In Funnybooks

This Week’s Comic Reviews Include: Teen Titans #1 Dark Engine #1 Translucid #4 Black Market #1 Seconds Life With Archie #36 Journey Into Mystery Featuring Sif Vol. 1 and 2 But first, a word or two directed to those who can’t handle change in their superhero funnybooks. 1. An Open Letter to People Complaining About […]


Image Watch – Revving The Dark Engine With Ryan Burton

By David Dissanayake Out July 16th from Image Comics is Dark Engine, a new dark fantasy/mystery ongoing by Ryan Burton and John Bivens.  It’s a twisted story about a brutal woman created to travel in time to destroy the enemies of her alchemist masters. It is an immersive first issue that gives you a tantalizing […]