The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #15-#11

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I’ve been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

Geek Chic Gift Ideas For the Fashionable Fan

Oh goodie, yet-another-gift guide filling your feed- BUT WAIT this one has fandom fashions and geek chic suggestions! There is no shortage of companies specializing in nerdy novelty designs (in fact, that too is a company that does oven mitts, pot holders, and aprons using the best fabrics), but maybe you need a lil reminder […]

30 Photos From NYC’s Patches & Pins Expo 2018

Event reporting by Bleeding Cool contributor Alejandra Bodden; event photographs from Bodden and staff member Ray Flook Purveyors of pins, patches, art, and fashion made their out to the west side of New York City on Saturday for Patches & Pins Expo (P&P), sponsored by Culture Club, Kneehigh Horror, Johnny Cupcakes, Rockstar Energy Drink, and […]

Getting a Grip: We Review Volante Design’s Talon Bracers

Back at E3, we came across a very cool company in the South Hall that caught our eye, as we saw some amazing clothing from Volante Design. The company makes, as they describe it, superhuman streetwear. This is the kind of gear you could wear at a convention to cosplay, but could also wear around […]

CONFIRMED: ReedPOP Acquires UK-based MCM Comic Con

Update: Original Forbes report from Rob Salkowitz is attributed/linked. Confirming what Bleeding Cool had been reporting on as far back as May 2017 and as recently as this past weekend (here and here), pop culture event organizer ReedPOP (a division of Reed Exhibitions) announced that it is acquiring MCM. MCM is the organization responsible for the […]

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Talking The Business Of Geek Fashion At New York Comic Con 2017

Ale Bodden wrote from New York Comic Con 2017: As a woman with a growing interest in geek fashion, I had to make it to this year’s Business of Geek Fashion panel at New York Comic Con 2017. The ladies in attendance are the reason why my closet and drawers now have dresses, shirts, shoes, […]

Booze Geek – Impey Barbicane’s Moon Gun, And A Trip To The Moon

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Impey Barbicane’s Moon Gun Brewery: DuClaw Brewing Company ABV: 5% With the summer now in full swing, I like to keep a few session style beers on hand if it is particularly hot out and I just want something easy to drink. I grabbed a pack of DuClaw’s Impey Barbicane’s Moon […]

The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes: Comic Book Pride

Greetings Bleeding Coolers! Welcome to the first installment of The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes. Each week I will be your personal shopper and provide you with five delightfully geek-tastic things that might peak your interest. This week’s theme is comic books! Original right? 1. Adult Marvel Comic Book Infinity Scarf from AquamarCouture    ($24.00)  Flaunt your […]

Speak Your Mind, Even If Your Voice Shakes – Joe Peacock And Kate Kotler

Joe Peacock writes; As you can imagine, the past few days have been an eye-opening experience. If for some reason you missed it, I wrote this article, which cause much discussion and dissension. I issued this response, and in the course of the past 3 days, I’ve been on 4 podcasts/live streams to answer questions […]

Keep Your Pants On: The Podcast Episode #0: The Han Solo Conundrum

[audio:] Welcome to Keep Your Pants On – The Podcast! After the (frankly) shocking success at C2E2 of Keep Your Pants On – The Panel, Elliott and Kate have teamed up with super-producer, Nicholas Young to bring you a bi-weekly podcast full of fuschnickens and geeky dating advice. If you have a question you’d like […]

Keep Your Pants On: Don’t Go Changin’ To Try And Please Geeks

Kate Kotler and Elliot Serano write for Bleeding Cool Welcome back to our regularly scheduled geeky dating program… uh, column. We apologize for the delay between columns. Kate has been crazy-busy, slammed with a new “writing day job” and spending time (watching Doctor Who naked) with her new geeky guy friend. Oh, swoon. Meanwhile, Elliott […]

Makers Of Jersey Shore To Create Geek Reality TV Show For MTV – Fandom Rising

Can you feel your buttocks tightening? “Doron Ofir Casting and 495 Productions is proud to launch the search for the most passionately obsessed, proudly self-identified pop culture fanatics from the worlds of comics, graphic novels, sci-fi, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.” Yeah, exactly. “FANDOM RISING” will boldly go where no fanboy or […]

Keep Your Pants On: What To Do When They Say “Yes!”

Kate Kotler and Elliott Serrano write for Bleeding Cool; Guess what y’all! Elliott had a date this weekend!!! That’s right, while Kate was off chasing down interviews and drinking wine with certain devastatingly handsome, chess-playing British comic creators and hobnobbing with Stan Lee at Baltimore Comic Con, our own soulless geek went out on the […]

The Five Worst Valentine Geek Gifts…

You’re in a relationship. Lucky you. Whether forty years, or four days old, Valentine’s Day is quite challenging for the geek-smitten. Whether you both have a fondness for Absolute Sandman and Legion flight rings, or not, there are some geeky gifts that should probably be avoided at this time of year… Of course if it’s […]

Bonfire – A New Ad Agency For The Comics Ethnic Demographic

Steve Rotterdam was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DC Comics. Then, one day, he was not. Ed Catto is best known as the man behind the revival of Captain Action in both comics and toys, as well as working for Reed for the New York Comic Con. Together, they fight crime. No, […]