Hannah Means-Shannon


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, […]

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

Hannah Means-Shannon was a longstanding contributor at Bleeding Cool and its editor-in-chief for two years. She then worked at Dark Horse Comics, was EIC for Comicon.com and as a Senior Editor for the longstanding sc-fi and fantasy comics anthology Heavy Metal Magazine. Last month, Bleeding Cool reported ructions at Heavy Metal, and reprinted Hannah Means-Shannon's open letter that […]


Hannah Means-Shannon Leaves Dark Horse Comics For Pastures New

Hannah Means-Shannon was editor-in-chief for Bleeding Cool for two years before taking an editorial job at Dark Horse Comics in Portland, and moving from New Jersey. She now is not only leaving Dark Horse – but Portland as well. She writes on Tumblr, A few people, mainly professionals in the industry, have been contacting me […]

"Love Echoes In All Of Us" Don't Miss Out On The Infinite Loop TP From IDW

Once and awhile, a comic will come along that is really important. It usually happens when you least expect it, and that has been the story for The Infinite Loop creative team, consisting of Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet. After having a successful Kickstarter, IDW Publishing picked up the series and released six issues. Now, […]

Hannah Means-Shannon Joins Dark Horse Comics, As They Hire Four New Staffers

Ex-EIC of Bleeding Cool, Hannah Means-Shannon has been posting about her recent drive from New Jersey across the United States. And now we can see where she's been driving to. She has been announced as Associate Editor for Dark Horse Comics in Portland, alongside Bekah Caden and Rachel Roberts, while Judy Khuu has been hired as an Executive Assistant […]

Learn More About How Bleeding Cool Operates On The Word Balloon Podcast

[audio:http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/9/9/a/99a97dc9d3acfb6e/wbTonyMooreHannahMeansShannon0715.mp3?c_id=9340977&expiration=1436063767&hwt=a05c100f8282c096150d92d2105e47d8] John Siuntres runs the Word Balloon Podcast, priding itself on one on one conversations with industry professionals. Word Balloon is currently gearing up for San Diego Comic-Con and will be holding the following panel: Saturday, July 11 • 12:00pm – 1:00pm The 10th Annual All-Star Comic Book Podcaster Panel Get ready for a no […]

A Look At Bleeding Cool's Panels For SDCC '15

Bleeding Cool is going to have a very busy San Diego Comic Con. And we have a couple of panels as well. Here is where we are going to be on Thursday and Friday early evening. Come by, say hi, it'll be great! Thursday, July 9th 6:30-7:30 So, The Internet Ruined My Life…What now?—Bleeding Cool's […]

Here Are All The SDCC 2015 Panels For The Wednesday And Thursday

Wednesday and Thursday programming for San Diego Comic Con 2015 is up…. Bleeding Cool's Chris Thompson and Hannah Means-Shannon are on a panel asking how to get your comic book news reported – and then Hannah and I are on a panel about How The Internet Ruined My Life. Well, not mine, Although now you […]

Why The Women In Comics Roundtable Was About Us And Not DCC (FULL AUDIO)

While attending Denver Comic Con, I heard about the Women in Comics debacle, and saw the media reaction to the situation growing like something of a tidal wave. As a former educator, I knew exactly what had likely happened—amid the 400 hours of programming offered by Denver Comic Con, each with their own areas overseen […]



Visual Ballet – Talking With Lady Death's Marc Borsel About The New Series

Lady Death is returning to comics from Boundless, via an already-funded-at-200% Kickstarter (with three days to go). Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief, Hannah Means-Shannon talked to the comic's artist Marc Bostel about the return of Lady Death, and got a look at the process of creation in the… well, process. Here is that interview, as well as examples of the […]



Wondercon: Kelly Sue DeConnick's Bitch Planet – Out In November, Folks! (UPDATE)

Straight from the mouth of Kelly Sue DeConnick, at her panel at Wondercon (and emailed me straight from the fingers of Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon who will no doubt provide a stunning panel report at the earliest available opportunity…) Bitch Planet, the sexploitation comic announced at Image Expo, from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine […]

What Does Having An Editor-in-Chief At Bleeding Cool Mean?

Greetings, Bleeding Coolers. Hannah Means-Shannon here. Firstly, let me explain that in the absence of any obvious thematic images to use for this post, I've elected to use some panels from Journey into Mystery. Just because. I've been writing for the site for a while, so it's not like this is a first meeting. I've […]

Avatar Press Announces Bleeding Cool's First Editor-in-Chief, Hannah Means-Shannon

This was Doctor Hannah Means-Shannon's first article for Bleeding Cool, eight months ago: "Feeling Giant, Intellectual Things At An Evening With Neil Gaiman And Amanda Palmer".  A lot has happened since then. English professor and speaker of more languages than you thought existed, she has covered conventions across the country for Bleeding Cool, interviewed and […]

When BleedingCoolNYC Met Up and Made Cunning Plans

On Saturday night, we held our first BleedingCoolNYC meet up for our contributing writers/filmmakers/columnists and the result was a fairly intriguing glimpse of what later 2013 and 2014 is going to be like for the site. There were many cunning plans made. Expect to see some new columns on comics history, gaming, cosplay, more reviews, […]