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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, […]



The Daily LITG, 11th December 2018 – How Creepy Are Your Comics?

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. The 10 most-read stories yesterday GOSSIP: The New Oscar-Winning Writer Of Batman From #100 Onwards As Luke Fox Replaces Bruce Wayne… “Crisis” of Infinite Cameos: Who […]

Frank Miller and Rafael Grampa Show President Donald Trump's 2020 Re-election Campaign in Batman: Dark Knight: The Golden Child

Frank Miller and Rafael Grampa Show Donald Trump 2020 Re-Election Campaign in Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child

Frank Miller‘s politics are… interesting. Dark Knight Returns, a fairly libertarian volume was nevertheless heavily critical of Ronald Reagan‘s interventionist policies. Holy Terror was seen as Islamophobic and reactionary. He spoke out against the Occupy Wall Street protestors, suggesting they should sign up for the US Army. And he talks negatively about Donald Trump, telling […]

“The Future Is Young” Batman Dark Knight Message Now Part Of Hong Kong Protests

Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool reported that DC Comics has withdrawn a tweet using the Rafael Grampa upcoming cover of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child. This came after criticism from Chinese critics that it made reference to Hong Kong protests, featuring Batwoman dressed in black throwing a molotov cocktail and that the use […]

‘Robocop Returns’ Yet Again With Abe Forsythe Directing

Robocop is back on the beat yet again. Robocop Returns will be directed by Abe Forsythe, who previously directed Lupita Nyong’o in the zombie comedy Little Monsters. Forsythe will rewrite a script originally penned by Terminator: Dark Fate‘s Justin Rhodes. Richard Suckle, Ed Neumier, and Michael Miner will produce, having written the original 1987 film. […]


The Daily LITG, 2nd November 2019, Happy Birthday Brian Augustyn

The Daily LITG, 2nd November 2019, Happy Birthday Brian Augustyn

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. The 20 most-read stories yesterday Keanu Reeves Appears as John Constantine in Today’s Hellblazer Why Adam Kubert Refused to Sign the Industry-Only Stan Lee Tribute Comic […]

The Daily LITG, 27th October 2019, Happy Birthday Frank Miller

The Daily LITG, 27th October 2019, Happy Birthday Jan Duursema

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. MCM London Comic Con concludes today… all matter of news may still come out. The 15 most-read stories yesterday Tony Isabella Calls Batman Toxic, Says Character […]

Superman Has Had Enough in New Prime 1 Studio Statue 

Superman Is Out To Kill Batman In A New Prime 1 Studio Statue 

Superman has been in many iconic roles throughout comics history. One specific role that comes to mind is from Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns. This was published by DC Comics from February to June 1986. This story takes place in a darker DC universe where Superman is almost in the president’s pocket and Batman […]



Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images

Which Seven Comic Book Creators Appear in the Credits to “Joker”?

Just out of a screening of Joker, the new Warner Bros movie based on the character from the Batman comic books. And despite reports that the movie is not based on any actual comic books, that might not be entirely true. Now Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson, original writers and artists from those […]



“Cursed”: Bella Dayne (“Humans”) Joins Netflix’s Arthurian Series Adapt

Netflix is adding to its casting “round table” for its series adaptation of Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler’s upcoming illustrated book Cursed, with actress Bella Dayne (Humans, Troy: Fall of a City) set to join in a series regular role. Dayne joins Katherine Langford, Devon Terrell, Gustaf Skarsgard, Peter Mullan, Lily Newmark, and more in […]

Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler's Comic-Con Panel Is "Cursed"

“Cursed”: Frank Miller, Tom Wheeler & Zetna Fuentes Talk Novel/Netflix Series Project

International comic book jack-of-all-trades Frank Miller and writer Tom Wheeler sat down at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) to discuss their collaboration on Cursed. In an interesting experiment in story development, Cursed is both a Netflix series and a novel, with the two properties developed simultaneously. Wheeler and Miller co-created Cursed, with Wheeler writing the novel and Miller illustrating. […]

Frank Miller Calls "Cursed" His Feminist Retelling of King Arthur Myth

Frank Miller Calls “Cursed” His Feminist Retelling of the King Arthur Myth

Next year, Netflix is launching a new series, Cursed, starring Katherine Langford, and written by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler. Ahead of that, the pair are publishing their story as an illustrated young adults novel, out in September/October this year from Simon & Schuster. The story, in both forms, focuses on the mystical being, the […]

Things We Learned From Frank Miller's Clark Kent in Superman Year One #1

“Superman: Year One”: Let’s Talk About Frank Miller’s Creepy Clark Kent

A look at how Frank Miller’s portrayal of a young Clark Kent might not have gone done the way it was intended.   Superman: Year One is one of the the most anticipated – or dreaded – DC books this year. Frank Miller had been threatening to tell his Superman origin stories for ages after portraying him as […]