Genius


There Are 4 Different Costume Categories in 2018 Emmy Nominations

The 2018 Emmy nominations happened this morning for what will be the 70th Annual awards show celebrating the best in television excellence. There were some new categories this year that haven’t previously been considered, including outstanding voice-over performance, and four different costume categories. This is a smart move on the part of the Television Academy, […]

Let’s Talk About Genius Season 2, “Picasso: Chapter 1”

National Geographic premiered the second season of their original series Genius, which centers on Pablo Picasso.  Antonio Banderas is playing the passionate painter in his later years in life, with Alex Rich playing young Pablo. The first season of the series focused on Albert Einstein (played by Geoffrey Rush) and delved into his relationship with his parents as well as his wife […]

NatGeo’s Genius Season 3 to Focus on Mary Shelley

The NatGeo bioseries Genius hasn’t even begun it’s second season and now we’re hearing who the focus will be in season three. The series takes a historical genius and presents their life over a 10-episode season showing both their younger days and later in life. Season one focused on German physicist Albert Einstein with actors Geoffrey […]

Burger King Explains Net Neutrality With Whoppers

You guys know that Net Neutrality is more than just a hashtag, right?  Burger King knows, and wants YOU to know, too. You may recall back in December Net Neutrality was repealed, which means that Internet providers can block and/or slow down websites based on…their mood for the day?  The speed really isn’t the main issue, […]

Watch: First Trailer for Genius Season 2 with Antonio Banderas as Picasso

The first season of National Geographic series Genius was good — Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein was inspired — and season 2 looks to be even better. As reported last year, Antonio Banderas will be playing Pablo Picasso in the later years of the troubled artist’s life. Today NatGeo released the first trailer for the season, featuring a look at Picasso and […]

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National Geographic Casts Young Pablo Picasso For Anthology Series

A second season of NatGeo (the National Geographic channel) series Genius will focus on celebrated artist and master painter Pablo Picasso. Today, NatGeo announced that Alex Rich (Glow, True Detective) will be playing the passionate Spaniard, along with Antonio Banderas. This means we’ll get younger and older Pablo Picasso, with Rich and Banderas respectively. The network had some serious success […]

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Antonio Banderas To Play Pablo Picasso In Season 2 Of Genius

Did you know that National Geographic series Genius was actually an anthology? I didn’t, either. Turns out that the show that starred Johnny Flynn and Geoffrey Rush as young and old Albert Einstein was just the first in what they hope will be a long line of historical geniuses. The plan for Season 2 is […]

No Superheroes Here! Top Cow At ECCC 2017

The Top Cow panel was quick and easy featuring Production President Matt Hawkins. Hawkins gave fans a quick glance on upcoming series such as:   Out of all of them, Genius seems to be the most ambitious. From the Top Cow website: “What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a […]

Geoffrey Rush Plays Albert Einstein Playing Lady Gaga… Wait, What?

The National Geographic channel has released their Super Bowl ad for their upcoming series Genius that stars Geoffrey Rush as the great Albert Einstein. In the commercial, Einstein picks up his violin and plays a familiar tune. The series, a biopic of one of the greatest minds in history, stars Rush, Emily Watson and Johnny […]

Bleeding Cool’s Best Publisher Of 2014

Lots of comic book publishers are publishing lots of great comics. But in 2014, there was one that stood out head and shoulders above the rest in the English-speaking market. Image Comics. Month after month, they launched quality comics such as Deadly Class, Minimum Wage, Egos, The Fuse, Undertow, Revenger, Apocalypse Al, Mercenary Sea, One Hit […]

Free On Thanksgiving, In The Light Of Ferguson: Genius #1

When Top Cow published the mini-series-in-a-month Genius, it coincided with the first uprisings in Ferguson. Bleeding Cool couldn’t help compare the two. And with recent scenes again filling the headlines, here is the original first issue of the mini-series, free on Bleeding Cool. The collection will be published in April.

Alison Bechdel Receives ‘Genius’ Grant From MacArthur Foundation

Alison Bechdel, comic book creator of Fun Home, Are You My Mother, Dykes To Watch Out For and accidental creator of The Bechdel Test for the portrayal of women in fiction, is one of this year’s twenty-one receivers of the MacArthur Genius Grant received by twenty-one people this year, worth $625,000 over five years. The […]


This Is What America Looks Like Through The Eyes Of Genius #3

This is a scene from tomorrow’s Genius #3, by Marc Bernadin, Adam Freeman and Afua Richardson, published by Top Cow/Image Comics. I know it’s hard to distinguish this from the way America is being perceived right now by the media. But remember, this is fiction. Honest. Genius #3 is published tomorrow, your shop will likely have […]

In Stores This Week From Top Cow – Artifacts #38 And Genius #3

We’ve got two previews for books coming out this week from Top Cow. Artifacts #38 by Talent Hunt winners Devon Wong and Isaac Goodhart and the weekly series Genius continues with its third issue by Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman and Afua Richardson. Artifacts #38 2013 Talent Hunt winners DEVON WONG and ISAAC GOODHART bring you the most shocking […]

To Cop Or Not To Cop In Pop Culture – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: In the past week, the biggest thing happening in America has been the police siege of Ferguson, Missouri. Social media has given a fuller account than mainstream media of the lies, contradictions and outright violations of the law and the US Constitution that the Ferguson police department has committed to intimate and […]

‘Genius’ – The Most Topical Comic Being Published In America Right Now

Yesterday, Top Cow/Image Comics published the second issue of Genius, by Marc Bernadin, Adam Freeman and Afua Richardson. It seemed like it had been ripped from the day’s headlines. That a new issue is being published every week this month can only help that feeling of being right on the button, even though it was […]

Three From Top Cow – Rise of the Magi, Death Vigil And Genius

We have three previews for Top Cow titles hitting the shelves this week. Rise of the Magi #3, Death Vigil #2 and Genius #2. Death Vigitl #2 Story & Art by Stjepan Sejic Clara Jenkins never had many friends. Then she joined Death Vigil…and she gained many friends. The end! Oh…and of course there is […]

Top Cow Previews: Genius #1, Tales Of Honor #4 And Cyberforce #10

Top Cow has three books hitting shops this week. The return of the Pilot Series book Genius, the continuation of the David Weber novel adaptation Tales Of Honor and the tenth issue of Cyberforce. TALES OF HONOR #4 Written by Matt Hawkins Art By Sang-II Jeong GENIUS #1 Written by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman Art […]