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Gail Simone Wants Wonder Woman-Captain Marvel Crossover, SOMEONE MAKE IT HAPPEN

Remember the days of big, giant Marvel and DC Comics crossover events? We sure do, as does Gail Simone. One of our favorite female comic writers, Simone knows her way around some pretty notable characters across the Marvel and DC Comics lexicon: DC's Birds of Prey, Secret Six, Welcome to Tranquility, The All-New Atom, Deadpool, Wonder […]


Gail Simone Asks: Who Are the Hotshots?

Not all teasers need to threaten to rewrite the history of a decades-old superhero universe! Superstar writer Gail Simone looks to be teasing a new comic book project on social media, posting the following logo on Twitter and asking the question: who are the Hotshots? WHO ARE THE… pic.twitter.com/IzWG2TfW6Z — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) December 10, […]


Here's Gail Simone's Pitch for a Willy Wonka Movie

Sometimes Twitter is a wonderful place, thanks to personalities like Gail Simone. Today, the comic book writer took to her characters to describe her pitch for a film: The Oz/Wonka war. Okay, here's my idea. THE OZ/WONKA WAR. — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) November 30, 2018 Slugworth allies with the Wicked Witch of the West to capture […]

Gail Simone Writes Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1

Earlier this week, we learned that Fantastic Four series artist Sara Pichelli will not be attending the wedding of Benjamin Grimm and Alicia Masters, taking place in December's Fantastic Four #5. But revealed in Marvel's December solicitations, like X-Men Gold before it, Fantastic Four will be getting a Wedding Special issue to go along with […]

Fanboy Rampage No More? Gail Simone and Rob Schneider Broker Historic Peace

In a shining example that the rest of the world can hopefully follow suit, Gail Simone and Rob Schneider have ended their blood feud over whether or not Tim Hortons is the Rob Schneider of donut shops. It was Schneider who made the first move, tweeting a public apology to Simone. https://twitter.com/RobSchneider/status/1038576315966705664 And Simone accepted […]


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Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

The gorillas look after Tarzan's grandson while, in Cimmeria, Eson Duul and his people take Tarzan's daughter-in-law into the city of K'Hal. Elsewhere in K'Hal, Tarzan and Red Sonja seek out the Traveler, the woman who gave Sonja her sword. When they find the Traveler, they are more troubled than relieved. Soon, the two heroes […]

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Gail Simone's Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja/Tarzan #4

Gail Simone has a Writer's Commentary on the recently released Red Sonja/Tarzan #4, on sale now from Dynamite. She writes: Okay, I again want to thank everyone who has been following this book and reading my little commentaries. We don't always get to focus on these little details, but they're a big part of what […]

Fanboy Rampage: Gail Simone vs. Miracle Whip Over Which Condiment Millennials Should Kill

Should that be Fangirl Rampage? Fansauce Rampage? Since its inception, Twitter has been a godsend for the 24-hour comics news cycle, providing an endless supply of articles when comic book creators interact with fans. The latest feud to hit Twitter, however, isn't between two comic creators or comic creators and fans. Rather, it's superstar writer Gail […]

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Plastic Man #3 Review: Balancing Heart and Parody

Plastic Man tries to reason with Man-Bat to keep him from attacking. When this doesn't work, Eel bluffs by saying he wants to join the Cabal. A mysterious voice says that the Cabal doesn't want the likes of Eel, and soldiers with stun batons capable of hurting Plastic Man arrive. Eel has no choice but […]

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Would You Have Read Lisa Simpson Mystery Novels by Gail Simone?

It's Gail Simone's birthday today. Happy Birthday, Gail. As she knuckles down as creative lead for Catalyst Prime at Lion Forge, she also reminisced on Facebook about her time at Bongo Comics, the first comics publisher to hire her, for The Simpsons — and then proceeded to give her as much work as she could handle. […]

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Domino #4 Review: The Battle of Humor, Stakes, and Sincerity

We get another scene from the past when Domino was a subject of Project Armageddon. We meet a boy named Dominic who seems to suffer every time Neena's powers activate. He has only one friend in the facility: Topaz. In the present, Domino has met and is in the process of training with Shang-Chi, the […]

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Plastic Man #2 Review: Superhero Comedy Done Right

Plastic Man is scouring the town in search of the young boy he met, Pado Swakatoon. When he was ambushed by the police at the murder scene of his old partner, he ran off with Pado back to the kid's hideout in an empty water tower. There, Plastic Man and Pado were ambushed by Batman, […]

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Gail Simone's Women in Refrigerators Exists in the Marvel Universe

The term "Women in Refrigerators" was coined in 1999 by Gail Simone to recognize how women characters are treated in comic books. It specifically refers to how they are often harmed, murdered, raped, abused in order to provide motivation for a male lead character to seek revenge. The term was named after the comic book scene […]

Domino Makes It Past 6th Issue Milestone, Kicks Off New Storyline in Domino #7

Proving that it is a for-realz ongoing series, and not just a Marvel "mini-series but we want you to actually buy it so we say it's an ongoing" ongoing series, Gail Simone and David Baldeon's Domino will kick off a new storyline in Domino #7 in October. Which is great, because it's a great comic. Additionally, […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it's time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

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Red Sonja/Tarzan #3 Review: The Son of Tarzan

Tarzan's son, Korak, ambushes Eson Duul's men in the jungle. They have slaughtered a herd of elephants, and he aims to take revenge. Duul himself is now targeting Korak's wife and child. Back in London, Red Sonja and Tarzan hope to receive help from H.G. Wells and his time machine. Sonja may have an item […]