Donny Cates


Brian Keene's Terrifically First Episode of Thor: Metal Gods Comes Out on Thursday

Brian Keene’s Terrifically First Episode of Thor: Metal Gods Comes Out on Thursday

After losing to Wolverine’s Two Dicks in Bleeding Cool’s prestigious year-end Clickmas Savior reader poll, the hits just keep coming for poor Terrific Production LLC as yet another competing Thor product is set for release tomorrow. Since Terrific, the publisher founded by Andrew Rev that acquired the rights to Rob Liefeld’s Youngblood last year and […]

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The Clairvoyance of Dylan Brock? (Venom #22 Major Spoilers)

In Incoming #1, we saw Dylan Brock’s dreams of an oncoming future… With Knull, god of the symbiotes, the King In Black. But what kind of vision was this? One that saw the future (and today’s Amazing Spider-Man is having enough problems with that) or seeing something far away that is just on its way […]

Venom #22

Tomorrow’s Venom #22 Is Really Going To Change Things – Again

Last year, Bleeding Cool reported that Donny Cates was promoting Venom #22, out tomorrow, as something that would change things. I’m so happy you all like the start of Venom Island in issue 21 but I NEED you to understand something… Issue 22 is the craziest issue of Venom I’ve ever written. It’s horrifying. And […]

SPOILERS: Donny Cates Writes the Justice League in Thor #2

SPOILERS: Donny Cates Writes the Justice League in Thor #2

Some people accuse Bleeding Cool of running comic book clickbait stories. What they are actually doing is accusing Jude Terror of writing comic book clickbait stories. Which he fully admits he does. Usually within the very clickbait that he is writing. And people like Donny Cates get rather annoyed especially when that clickbait is about […]



The Daily LITG, New Year's Day 2020, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, New Year’s Day 2020, Happy Birthday Mimi Yoon

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. And welcome to 2020. Why Marvel has a comic coming out called Iron Man 2020 and not, say, 2020 Vision is beyond me. The 10 most-read […]

Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates Reveals Marvel Has Big Plans for Bats the Ghost Dog

Finally, Donny Cates Gets His Own Trading Card

For years, Marvel has benefited from the guaranteed sales and magnetic personality of former Bleeding Cool contributor, The Bad Boy of Comics, Donny Cates, but in 2020, Marvel will finally bestow upon Cates the recognition he deserves. That’s right, Donny Cates is getting his own trading card. The trading card comes as part of Marvel’s […]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

Separated at Birth: Cosmic Ghost Rider and The Mandalorian

Separated at Birth: Cosmic Ghost Rider and The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian is a hit new television show available EX-X-XCLUSIVELY on the Disney+ streaming service… or at least, so we’ve heard. We refuse to purchase Disney+ ourselves until Disney makes the original Muppet Babies cartoon available for streaming. Sometimes, you’ve just got to take a stand. Cosmic Ghost Rider is a hit Marvel Comics character […]

Venom #22 Will Change Eddie Brock's Life Forever - Honest

Venom #22 Will Change Eddie Brock’s Life Forever – Honest

Donny Cates has been fulfilling a life’s ambition to write Venom. He even got to draw Venom for a Midtown Comics variant cover that now goes for silly money. But he’s not resting on his laurels. He’s already given Eddie Brock a son in Dylan Brock, formed from the codices of symbiotes. Given us a […]

Thor #1 [Preview]

Thor Doesn’t Seem to Be Enjoying Retirement in Thor #1 [Preview]

Thor #1 hits stores from Marvel Comics next week, by The Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates and Nic Klein, and we have a preview below, some or all of which may have already been seen in the various previews previously released. The preview shows us Mjolnir taking a victory lap following the War of […]

Exactly Why Eddie Brock Needs a Break on Venom Island in Venom #21 (Spoilers)

Absolute Carnage ended with victory-ish, Carnage killed at the hands of a certain Dylan Brock. It was quite a thing. Or was it? It did meant that something dreadful and dangerous in Knull was still coming to Earth. Just as something dreadful and dangerous is coming to Earth in Thor. And something dreadful, and dangerous […]

Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates Reveals Marvel Has Big Plans for Bats the Ghost Dog

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: The Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates

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 […]


Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates Reveals Marvel Has Big Plans for Bats the Ghost Dog

A-List Marvel Creator Admits to Tracing Other Creators’ Work

While homages are a time-honored tradition in the world of comic books, it’s generally considered inappropriate to directly trace the work of another creator. And yet, it happens, sometimes quite obviously, a dirty secret most creators would prefer go unnoticed. Not, however, global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates. Cates, known by the nickname […]


Donny Cates Shocked to Learn Final Venom Story to Be Published in January

Donny Cates Shocked to Learn Final Venom Story to Be Published in January

Marvel Comics has revealed that the final Venom story will be published on January 15th. On January 15, 2020, the final Venom story arrives. https://t.co/XqV799cOvZ — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) December 12, 2019 The news came as quite a shock to current Venom writer, global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates, who posted his shocked […]

Bad Boy of Comics Donny Cates Reveals Marvel Has Big Plans for Bats the Ghost Dog

Donny Cates Spoils Thor Run on Twitter: It Will Not Feature Knull

Global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates has expanded his sphere of influence, moving beyond his kingdom of Twitter to expand to the vast, unconquered territory of Reddit. The Bad Boy of comics took to Twitter to respond to a screencap complaining about Cates’ upcoming and highly anticipated Thor run with artist Nic Klein and […]