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33 Confirmed Dead in Kyoto Animation Office Arson Attack

33 Confirmed Dead in Kyoto Animation Office Arson Attack

33 people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after a man set fire to the office building of Kyoto Animation Studios on Thursday morning. The fatalities make this the biggest mass murder in post-war Japanese history. NHK reported that 30 fire engines responded to the fire and extinguished it completely in five hours. Of the […]


BTS: Burn The Stage: YouTube Red Series Takes Fans Behind the Scenes

With over 800 videos and 10 billion views on YouTube since their 2013 debut, Korean boy band BTS has used YouTube effectively to keep their global fan base ARMY up-to-speed on their comings-and-goings. Whether it’s dropping a new song or video, announcing tour dates or “breaking news” on upcoming television appearances, BTS has proven to […]

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton

Broadchurch Producers To Adapt Female Firefighter’s Memoir To Series

Broadchurch producer Kudos is set to answer another five-alarm call, announcing that it’s developing upcoming female firefighter memoir Through the Fire to series. Written by renowned senior firefighter Dr. Sabrina Cohen-Hatton and set to be published by Transworld in Spring 2019, Emma Kingsman-Lloyd (Grantchester, DCI Banks) will serve as executive producer, along with Kudos Chief […]

A Gift For The Person That Has Everything… A Mini Flame Thrower

Everyone is making movies. With video recorders in our pockets and creativity in our hearts, Youtube has become full of the fruits of imaginations worldwide. But what if your creative genius requires a bit more special effects? Here’s something you can put on your Christmas list… the Pyro Mini. I wrote up the first Pyro […]

North Carolina Comic Store, Micheal’s Marvels, Burns To The Ground

Micheal’s Marvels is a small comic book store tucked away in Sanford, North Carolina. Or at least it was. A fire in a neighbouring building spread and the store, and its contents, burned to the ground. No one was killed or injured in the blaze on Sunday afternoon, but the cabinet shop where the fire is […]


Jesse Wigutow To Adapt Lemire & Nguyen’s Descender

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jesse Wigutow will adapt Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen‘s Descender for Sony. Witgutow adapted Brian Michael Bendis‘ Fire and worked on projects as varied as Bad Santa 2 and Relativity‘s attempted remake of The Crow. Taking place in a time when all artificial intelligence is hunted and disposed of, the project centers on one  […]

Flame On! Marvel On Fire, But Everyone Okay. And Going Home For The Day.

So… this just happened. HOLY SHIT. OUR BUILDING IS ON FIRE. http://t.co/2emhJxZUKc — Judy (@OMG_Dj_Judy) January 6, 2014 Huh. Fire outside the office and we've been evacuated. Everyone seems ok and FDNY & NYPD is on the scene. — Ron Perazza (@Perazza) January 6, 2014 Looks like the fire is sending all of Marvel home […]


Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Digital Comics For Kids From Marvel And DC

Amazon has announced Freetime Unlimited, a new subscription service for kids that lets them download books, movies, games and comics from a restricted library, for the Kindle Fire. This will also include comic books from Marvel and DC. Expect to see Muppets, Marvel Adventures, Tiny Titans and Scooby Doo… The service will cost $2.99 a […]

Cerebus High Society Negatives Destroyed By Fire

Dave Sim writes to funders of the Cerebus Digital Kickstarter; Dave Sim, here:  Just thought everyone should know:  Fisher came over today and asked if I had heard from Sandeep.  No, I hadn’t.  Hands me today’s RECORD.  Front page: Sandeep’s place — and the buildings on either side of him — were gutted by fire […]

BGZ And The Walking Dead Create Dark Phoenix Cosplay On Fire

Well this is something else. BGZ Studios have pushed cosplay to new ends. Taking Miracole nd turning her into a Dark Phoenix by setting her on fire. And not just in Photoshop. BGZ Studios had been to considerable lengths in order to set up the stunt, to no avail. But then luck struck. And then […]

DC Books Return To Barnes & Noble’s Shelves

Bleeding Cool broke the story and provided the photographic proof back in October that Barnes & Noble was to remove 100 DC Comics graphic novels from their shelves a few months ago, over DC’s decision to make them digitally exclusive to the Amazon Kindle Fire – excluding Barnes & Noble’s Nook. Books-A-Million followed suit, as […]

DC Comics Fails Over Kindle App Availability

That’s the tweet sent out at the end of September, assuring people as the news streamed out that DC Comics were getting into bed with Amazon Kindle Fire, that they would be able to access these one hundred digital graphic novels on their Apple iPads, say. However, when the books went live for downloading yesterday, […]

Photos – Down Come The DC Books At Barnes & Noble

When we first reported this morning that Barnes & Noble were removing from their bookshelves the 100 graphic novels digitally exclusive to the Amazon Fire Kindle, there was some doubt. Even as Neil Gaiman tweeted the news, people got in touch to say their Barnes & Noble had received no such instruction. As one Upper […]


A Place In Space In Croydon Still Standing, Opening Again

Despite the wishes and advice from police and local service, the owners of A Place In Space in Croydon have got back into their premises. While fire did blaze down the street as a result of rioting, it stopped next door and A Place In Space has, very luckily emerged with full undamaged stock and […]

A Place In Space Closes Down In Croydon Due To Riots

A Place In Space is a long running comic store in Croydon, London, the centre for a number of fires and riots the last few nights, with Church Street on which it stands currently closed. On their eBay page, they state “Due to the Riots and fires in the local area, as a precution, we […]