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Marvel Announces Ant-Man: World Hive by Zeb Wells and Dylan Burnett at MCM London

Lots of big news announced by David Gabriel of Marvel Comics at London MCM Comic Con 2019’s October show, straight from the Diamond retailer meeting. Follow along with our MCMLondon tag for this and many other new stories being announced today. And that includes a new Ant-Man series Ant-Man: World Hive launching in February by […]

LATE: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 Slips to December

LATE: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 Slips to December

IDW Publishing has announced that its much-anticipated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100, originally scheduled to arrive in stores for sale on November 27th, will now arrive two weeks later, for sale on Wednesday, December 11th. Well, it is extra-sized… and extra-priced. TMNT ONGOING #100 (W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A/CA) Dave Wachter Things have never […]

Mike Wellman Leaves The Comic Bug, Opens His Own Store, The Atomic Basement in Los Angeles

Mike Wellman Leaves The Comic Bug, Opens The Atomic Basement in Los Angeles

There I was thinking The Comic Bug was actually Mike Wellman‘s own comic book store. With two Los Angeles outlets, he was always one of the most active and prominent comic book retailers online, and many of the stories we ran about the store came from his enthusiastic plugging in my direction. But we hadn’t […]


House Of X #1 and Powers Of X #1 go to Fifth Printings

House Of X #1 and Powers Of X #1 Go to Fifth Printings

Okay, so, I am drunk. Just saying. Met an uncle in town, I’m a bottle of wine and a G&T in, and any hangover is still a way off. Advice is appreciated. And the spellchecker will be working overtime. Let’s keep this brief, shall we? House Of X #1 and Powers Of X #1 have […]

Jamie Hewlett Creates New Work For Protest Group Extinction Rebellion

Jamie Hewlett Creates New Work For Protest Group Extinction Rebellion

Tomorrow, Bleeding Cool hopes to report live from the Extinction Rebellion protests happening in London again. I did my bit by not flying to New York Comic Con. Also I cycle everywhere now, eat less meat, shop local and I reused a TARDIS, rather than let it be sent to the landfill. But Jamie Hewlett […]

Diamond Announces Best Practice Awards for Autumn 2019 at NYCC

Yesterday saw Diamond Comic Distributors announce their Autumn Best Practice Awards for retailers, at the Retailer Breakfast Meeting. Here are the winners who can add this claim to their indicia… Best Manga Section, Winner: Comicopia, Boston, MA Best Charity Fundraiser, Winner: Comicazi, Somerville, MA Best Instagram Presence, Winner: Pulp 716, Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY Best Statues/Models […]



Lee Bermejo on the Origins of Batman Damned and Not Wanting to Draw Guns, at #NYCC

Comic book creator Lee Bermejo talked on panel yesterday at New York Comic Con about his work and his process, at the New York Comic Con. Artist on books such as Joker, Before Watchmen: Rorschach,  Lex Luthor: Man of Steel, the recent Batman Damned, and writer/artist on Suiciders and Batman: Noel, his work gained infamy when a […]


The Daily LITG - 5th October 2019,

The Daily LITG – 5th October 2019, Spider-Man, Paraded at Macy’s

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. Oh yes and it’s New York Comic Con – will you be partying the night away? The Insanely Big After-Party List of New York Comic Con […]



Co-Founder of Digital Comics Distributor Graphite, Tom Akel, Leaves For New "Opportunity"

Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy Gets a Video Trailer, Coming From Image Comics in March 2020

At this morning’s Diamond Retailer Breakfast event at New York Comic-Con, Image Comics confirmed the schedule for Mirka Andolfo’s upcoming series Mercy, set during the goldrush, being translated into English and beginning publication in March 2020. Image Comics clearly expect much, given the performance of Mirka’s previous work from Image such as Unnatural. And it […]

Joe Quesada Reveals Hidden Code in Marvel Adidas Footlocker Sneakers

Joe Quesada Reveals Hidden Meanings in Marvel Adidas Footlocker Sneakers

Marvel CCO’s Joe Quesada has been talking about the Adidad Footlocker sneakers he has been designing for Marvel’s 80th anniversary. How he had to learn how to draw around the foot, rather than attempting a flat design which was then warped to fit. The Marvel x Foot Locker x adidas AM 4 ‘Marvel 80 Vol. […]