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Jonathan Hickman Says You Don’t Have to Buy Every X-Men Book if You Don’t Want to

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman has been bucking tradition since he began his HoXPoX relaunch of the X-Men last Summer. While many comic book creators, for example, believe that the story should be told in the form of actual comics, Hickman prefers to relay large chunks of key information in infographics or prose pages. Hickman has […]

Nightcrawler Gets a Giant-Size X-Men Issue from Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis

Nightcrawler Gets a Giant-Size X-Men Issue from Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis in April

The next edition of Giant-Size X-Men has chosen a worthy subject and an even worthier creative team. In April, Marvel will publish Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler by Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis, as revealed on the publisher’s Pull List podcast. The issue will feature Nightcrawler investigating a disturbance at the Graymalkin Habitat of Krakoa, which is […]

2019 Wolverine’s Weiner X-Pick of the Year: Favorite X-Men Twitter Account

Each week in X-ual Healing, Bleeding Cool’s weekly X-Men recap column, we choose the X-book which that week provided the most satisfying X-Men reading experience, filling one’s belly like a juicy sausage grilled by a hairy Canadian with his adamantium claws on a hot Summer day. As we enter the new year of 2020, and […]

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, […]

Incoming #1

Mister Sinister Plans – Creating Chimera on Krakoa? Incoming #1 Spoilers

Mister Sinister is one of the Quiet Council of Krakoa. The Victorian geneticist behind Madelyne Pryor. Inferno, Hope Summers and constantly messing with the Summers and the Greys, he’s a bit of a baddi., But now part of the Great Krakoan Experiment. But in today’s Incoming #1, from Jonathan Hickman and R.B. Silva, we learn […]

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: X-Mastermind Jonathan Hickman

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: X-Mastermind Jonathan Hickman

In the cutthroat world of comics “journalism,” reporters can’t just sit around and wait for the news to happen. We have to make the news happen, whatever the cost. And in an internet click economy that incentivizes quantity over quality, there’s nothing more important than having a few good sources that are always good for […]

Image Comics March 2020 Solicitations

Preview of Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston’s Decorum #1 From Image Comics

We mentioned Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston‘s new series Decorum on the front cover for Diamond Previews earlier as well as part of the full solicitations for Image Comics for March 2020. But here’s a preview of the first issue, three months out…  DECORUM #1 WRITER: JONATHAN HICKMAN ARTIST / COVERS A & B: MIKE […]

The Biggest, Baddest Spoilers for The Walking Dead #192

Major Connective Tissue in Avengers #27 and Venom #20 Today (Major Spoilers)

Ah, the love that dare not shut up, between Donny Cates and Jason Aaron. But it seems that Jonathan Hickman has been drawn into the threesome. Major spoilers for today’s Venom #20 and Avengers #27 below, you have been warned. The Ultimate iteration of Venom was created by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley in […]


Jonathan Hickman Teases X-Corp Series in New Mutants #2 (Spoilers)

X-Corp was a Marvel Comics organisation founded by Charles Xavier to provide support for “civilian” mutant populations on a global scale in a world where the mutant population was outgrowing the reach of the X-Men. Consider it an early form of Krakoa. X-Corp offices were located in many major cities in every continent, and each […]

Will Jonathan Hickman and Ben Oliver Be Able to Answer X-Men Editor Jordan White's Questions About Magneto in 2020?

Will Jonathan Hickman and Ben Oliver Be Able to Answer X-Men Editor Jordan White’s Questions About Magneto in 2020 With an #Infographic?

Earlier today, Marvel X-Men Senior Editor Jordan White began posting his frustrations with the character of Magneto. Has anyone done an X-Men infographic called “Magneto–How the #$%@ Does He Work?” — Jordan D. White (@cracksh0t) November 26, 2019 I wish his powers were more straightforward and just affected metal. Like… I think he should “fly” […]

Jonathan Hickman Doesn't Believe in a Major Part of the Comic Book Industry

Jonathan Hickman Doesn’t Believe in a Major Part of the Comic Book Industry

Jonathan Hickman is an unconventional writer who doesn’t follow the norms. For example, where other writers might write a six-issue series to relaunch the X-Men, Hickman takes the same amount of story and makes it twelve issues. Where other writers might believe that comic books should contain comics, Hickman believes they should contain pages upon […]

Artists Named for Marvel Comics' Incoming #1 Anthology

Artists Named for Marvel Comics’ Incoming #1 Anthology

The upcoming Incoming #1 from Marvel comics was solicited with a brace of writers, Al Ewing. Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Kelly Thompson, Greg Pak, Eve L. Ewing, Matt Rosenberg, Ed Brisson, Saladin Ahmed, Tini Howard, Jonathan Hickman, Greg Pak, Donny Cates & Jason Aaron. But only a mention of Jim Cheung and Humberto Ramos as […]

So Why Can't Kate Pryde Walk Through Krakoa Portals Anyway?

So Why Can’t Kate Pryde Walk Through Krakoan Portals Anyway?

In yesterday’s Marauders #1, we saw the newly appointed Captain Kate Pryde fail to walk through one of Krakoa’s portals, which are meant to be able to transport all mutants and their guests to and from the island of Krakoa and from there all across the world. And getting her a broken nose in the […]

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Cullen Bunn has spoken to Adventures In Poor Taste about his three years run on the X-Men, writing both Uncanny X-Men and X-Men: Blue. Talking about plans, successes and a lot of regret. But also showing how long back the current status for the Xbooks was in play with Jonathan Hickman, all the way back […]

Let's All Read Excalibur #31 in the Light Of HOXPOX

“House of X”: Jonathan Hickman Writes about Fascism Again – He Always Did

Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X created the most buzz in Marvel comics for ages. He turned the X-Men into a powerful separatist nation state with real political and economic. They have a secretive government with secret plans and agendas to manipulate and change the world. It’s all very Machiavellian. You could […]