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Gerry Conway Calls Out DC, Geoff Johns for Failing to Credit Comic Creators on Titans

Legendary comic book writer Gerry Conway took to Twitter on Saturday to call out DC Entertainment for the failure to credit creators including Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson, Arnold Drake, and Bob Brown in the credits of the new show Titans, which streams exclusively on the new DC Universe streaming app. Here’s […]

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How Did Marvel Creators React To Marvel’s Northrop Grumman Partnership?

On Friday, Bleeding Cool told you about the team-up between Marvel Comics and Northrup Grumman, a company which a 2012 report by 247 Wall St named the sixth largest war profiteer with $25.2 billion in sales, $19.4 billion of which came from arms sales, and over $2 billion in profit. In addition to producing planes and shipsfor the military […]


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It’s OK That There Won’t Be Another Gwen Stacy Moment

I recently wrote an article about the possibility of there being another all-encompassing, dramatic moment in comic books like “The Night Gwen Stacy Died”. I ended up saying, no, I don’t believe that there could be another Gwen Stacy moment. It’d be spoiled beforehand, death isn’t permanent enough in mainstream superhero comics to really have […]

Can There Ever Be Another Comic Book Moment Like Gwen Stacy’s Death?

While reading Peter David and Will Sliney’s Spider-Man 2099 recently, I found myself wondering something. Could there ever be another “Gwen Stacy” moment in modern superhero comics? The collection of Spider-Man 2099 called “Smack to the Future,” which takes at the beginning of the All-New, All-Different Marvel reboot, has a scene wherein this Spider-Man’s girlfriend, […]

Punisher Creator Gerry Conway Responds To Police Decal Controversy

Yesterday we ran a story about the police in Catlettburg, Kentucky using and now removing a decal featuring the Punisher logo and the phrase ‘Blue Lives Matter’ from their vehicles. Now, the co-creator of The Punisher, Gerry Conway (he created the character with John Romita Sr. in the pages of Spider-Man #129), has responded to […]

The Comic Book History Of Gypsy (Updated)

The Flash will be adding another Justice League member from the Detroit days. This was a very different, trimmed down JL with Aquaman and Martian Manhunter as the only two holdovers from the previous teams. Maybe Zatanna and Elongated Man were a hold overs too. But, they added Steel, Vixen, Vibe, and of course Gypsy. […]

Gerry Conway Addresses Zack Snyder Rather Directly…

In 2008, Zack Snyder gave an interview to Entertainment Weekly to promote Watchmen the movie. In the aftermath of the release of his Batman V Superman, his comments have been exhumed. Specifically two paragraphs. You could call it “high-brow” comics, but to me, that comic book was just pretty sexy! I had a buddy who tried getting […]

Gerry Conway Returns To Firestorm #DCJanuary (UPDATE Gerry Smiles)

Announced courtesy of USA Today, in January, DC Comics are launching a number of new series, So. not what we we previously referred to as “Big October.” Which will include a new Firestorm mini-series by his co-creator Gerry Conway, who has been getting a little bit of a revival of interest recently, not least courtesy of a critique of DC […]

A New Carnage Series From Gerry Conway And Mike Perkins #MarvelOctober (UPDATE)

Today, we have a lot of Marvel news coming through about their All-New All-Different Marvel relaunch in October. And this is one I really wasn’t expecting. A new Carnage series by veteran creator Gerry Conway and Mike Perkins. featuring the serial killer-turned supervillain. Conway has already given us The Punisher, his journeys with a immoral character as […]

Gerry Conway Publicly Apologises To DC Comics

Recently, veteran comic book creator Gerry Conway made some comments regarding DC’s policies over remuneration based on comic book characters being adopted by other media. They went far and wide. But now Conway has issued what he calls “A public apology to Geoff Johns, Dan DiDio, Jim Lee, and Larry Ganem.” Ganem, while he may […]

DC Comics Talking To Gerry Conway About Rebooting Firestorm

Gerry Conway co-created Firestorm for DC Comics. Firestorm hasn’t exactly found his milieu in the DC Comics universe of late, both pre and post New 52 relaunch. So it looks as if the company may be considering going back to the original well. After talking about the issues regarding the ex gracia payments to creators for […]

Gerry Conway Responds To Dan DiDio And Jim Lee Over Creator Payments

Bleeding Cool remains the only site to publish DC’s response to comic creators over veteran comic creator Gerry Conway‘s concerns and allegations over ex gracia payments made to comic creators for use of their character in toys, games, films and TV shows. Conway has now posted on Tumblr, First, I want to thank Dan DiDio and […]

Dan DiDio And Jim Lee Address Gerry Conway’s Concerns, In Letter To Creators

Last week, Bleeding Cool highlighted veteran comic creator Gerry Conway‘s concerns about how DC Comics was treating their “creator equity participation” policy that rewards creators for comic book characters that were created for comics, being used in other media, such as toys, games, TV shows or movies. And how he has been told that his co-creation […]

The DC Comics Letter That Lays Out Gerry Conway’s Issue So Succinctly

Gerry Conway and Al Milgrom created Crystal Frost, a character who became the Firestorm villain Killer Frost, back in 1978. But when Killer Frost was recreated in the New 52m it was as Caitlin Snow by Sterling Gates and Derlis Santacruz. This is the response that Gerry Conway received from DC Entertainment, regarding his equity request […]

Neal Adams Talks Gerry Conway, DC Comics And Who Owns What

Neal Adams got in touch with Bleeding Cool to talk about Gerry Conway’s recent allegations concerning DC Comics’ changes to their “creator equity participation” program. He writes, I have seen the Gerry Conway notes, and of course Gerry is completely correct. The trouble is this,..D.C. and Marvel, the companies, have NEVER created anything!  Like publishers […]

DC Comics In Ructions Over Gerry Conway’s Allegations

Yesterday veteran comic book writer Gerry Conway posted on Tumblr.  Who created Caitlin Snow, the alter ego of Firestorm super-villain Killer Frost, who appears regularly on The Flash? According to DC Entertainment, nobody. He was highlighting a rather distressing loophole at DC over paying comic book creators whose creations get picked for toys, TV shows or movies, […]

The Punisher’s Creator Was A Conscientious Objector, Against His Use By Soldiers

Gerry Conway created the character The Punisher for Spider-Man comics. The character was a veteran of the Vietnam War, he was suffering post traumatic stress issues, and turned them into a war against criminal elements, killing them on the streets. Meant as a one-off, the character drew dramatically in popularity, span off his own comic books […]

Gerry Conway Returns To Spider-Man In 2015

It’s been twenty years since Gerry Conway, the man who killed Gwen Stacy (spoilers), wrote a Spider-Man comic book. But it appears that in 2015, he’ll be back… Deep into the first script of my new Spider-Man mini series. Great to hear Peter Parker’s voice in my head again. Wait. Let me rephrase that — […]

Comics Creators On… Syria (UPDATE)

So. War. Looks like it might be coming, sort of. But with the likes of Nancy Silberkleit, Mark Millar, Steve Geppi, Nick Spencer and others getting directly involved with politics – and President Obama being a comics fan – maybe it’s worth asking what the comics creators-and-related folks think of it all. Or maybe not. […]