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Warren Ellis To Adapt El Pantera For UCP TV

After announcing a deal with Dark Horse yesterday, Universal Cable Productions had more up its sleeve including Warren Ellis adapting the 1970’s Mexican comic El Pantera for television. The series takes place on a city on the US – Mexico border where a young officer is made Head of Police and gets his best friend […]

Looking At IDW Games At NYCC

Jon Johnson writes for Bleeding Cool: The Idea and Design Works, more popularly known as IDW Publishing, has made a large number of acquisitions, moves and announcements since its inception about 15 years ago. Their growth has been unprecedented and exciting, and in the case of their game division, a little surprising. It’s no secret […]




Kill Shakespeare Takes On More And More Media

Talking to the Kill Shakespeare folk at MCM London Comic Con, I learned that, now that this revisionist Shakespeare comic book has been transformed into a board game and a stage show, Kill Shakespeare is moving to new media. Such as a radio drama adaptation of the series, to be broadcast by Audible.com, who are […]

New Kill Shakespeare: The Mask Of Night This June

A lot of the talk lately has been about the Kill Shakespeare board game… well, now we can talk about the comic again as IDW has announced Kill Shakespeare: The Mask Of Night coming this June. “We’re excited to announce The Mask of Night, our pirate adventure,” says series co-creator, Anthony Del Col, “Not only does it […]

Kill Shakespeare Gets A Rather Royal Addition

Here are three paintings by J.K. Woodward. They represent an exclusive card expansion  as part of the Kill Shakespeare board game Kickstarter. The set is called the Muse of Fire set (a play on the opening lines of Henry V) and will only go out in kickstarted copies. I suddenly feel incredibly patriotically inspired to […]

Glenn Fabry Paints The Kill Shakespeare Board Game

 Here’s a look at the IDW Games cover for the Kill Shakespeare board game, painted by Glenn Fabry. Apparently they were going to use Dave Dorman but he wasn’t available. I think they didn’t do too badly… And this is how it looks when it’s been treated for the cover. A Shakespeare filter or […]


IDW Launches IDW Games, With Kill Shakespeare And 30 Days Of Night

Dynamite have just launched Dynamite Toys and their own games line. Now IDW are doing the same thing, in a deal with Pandasaurus Games, creating IDW Games. IDW Games will specialize in high-quality big-box games developed around several of IDW’s key properties, beginning in the late spring of 2014 with Kill Shakespeare and 30 Days […]


Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con

My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he’d just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we would! Mark Smylie, for those of you who are not aware, is the founder of […]

Thursday Runaround: Is This The Best Runaround Ever?

SlottWatch: Over the last 48 hours I have received several pleas to run a story alleging that Dan Slott is cyber-stalking an innocent woman. Except of course, said woman posted a personally critical piece on Live Journal. And Dan replied. E-mailers, that is not cyber stalking. That’s replying. And the fact that all your pleas […]