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"Magic: The Gathering" Is Getting Expensive

Opinion: “Magic: The Gathering” Is Getting Expensive

Over the past year, I’ve been looking at the prices of individual Magic: The Gathering cards get progressively more expensive. It’s disheartening, but with a growing player base, cards of many kinds are becoming more and more in-demand for quite a few different decks. This only got worse when Wizards of the Coast, the company […]




Doctor Strange Celebrates 400th Issue Milestone With Six Dollar Comic

Ah, the 400th anniversary, traditionally known as the “money” anniversary. That’s where you congratulate the happy comic book publisher by shelling out more money than usual to purchase an oversized anniversary issue. You know what, come to think of it, that’s actually every anniversary at Marvel, isn’t it? And sometimes for no specific reason at […]

When Will Marvel Publish Uncanny X-Men #700? [X-ual Healing 9-5-18]

Everyone is excited about the upcoming Uncanny X-Men relaunch, starring every living X-Men and nearly every Marvel creator. But the problem with the comics business is that everything starts off great with a #1 issue, but when it comes to sales, it’s all downhill from there. That’s why Marvel relaunches all their titles roughly once […]


Marvel’s Dual Numbering Spotted on Variant Cover

Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on Marvel’s plans to add a new trade dress to the number one issue reboots. Its primary feature: dual numbering, consisting of both the semi-annual reboot numbering and the original series legacy numbering. Though we heard about the news via the Diamond Retailer Summit, we didn’t know exactly what it […]

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Solicits Confirm Deadpool to Be “Canceled” with Despicable Deadpool #300

Earlier this month, Bleeding Cool told you that Despicable Deadpool would be canceled with May’s Despicable Deadpool #300, only to be relaunched with a new number one issue in June. Now that Marvel has released the April solicitations, at least the first part of that report has proven true. April’s Despicable Deadpool #299 will be […]


Weapon H

Greg Pak And Corey Smith Experiment With Weapon H Ongoing From Marvel In March

First announced back at New York Comic Con, Marvel is planning a new ongoing series for Weapon H, otherwise known as Hulkverine, the Hulk/Wolverine hybrid created during the Weapons Of Mutant Destruction crossover between Weapon X and Totally Awesome Hulk. The series will fill the perfect niche for efficiency-minded fans who are interested in both […]

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Marvel To Put Captain America Back In The Ice In February

Marvel has been dropping clues about their 2018 plans in a series of increasingly more ridiculous press releases. Yesterday, a press release asked, “Where Is Wolverine And What Is His Shocking Secret?” Today, a press release declares, “Captain America: Back On Ice…The Answer Will Shock You!” The move to clickbait press releases is fitting in […]

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Wolverine Starting To Ramp Up Guest Appearance Schedule Ahead Of 2018 Return

Wolverine is the best he is at what he does, and what he does is single-handedly prop up the sales of 70% of Marvel’s product line by appearing in everyone else’s books. Since his “death” in 2014, Marvel has been in a sales slump, but since the furry little runt finally reappeared in Marvel Legacy […]

X-Men: Blue #14 cover by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald

X-Men: Blue #14 Review: That Mojo Magic

Mojo’s magical mystery tour continues as news stations struggle to cut through his global broadcast. Inside his arenas, more and more X-Men are being picked off as one team fights the recreations of the Avengers and the other battles amalgams of their worst threats. Magneto, Polaris, and Danger finally enter the fray, but Mojo already […]

Marvel Goes Tabloid, Reveals Spider-Man’s Arrest Warrant

For a company that’s always complaining about Bleeding Cool’s tabloid journalism, Marvel sure has taken a page out of our book in the promotion of its upcoming Legacy relaunch for The Spectacular Spider-Man. On Marvel.com, the company has published the actual NYPD arrest warrant for Spider-Man, whose fugitive status will be the subject of the […]

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Comic Store In Your Future – Lenticular Autumn Days

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics, writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. I have written before about Marvel’s lenticular covers. I felt it was wrong how Marvel was forcing stores to order more product than they could sell. Marvel has announced changes to ordering their lenticular covers starting next year. Starting next year their lenticular […]

Marvel Legacy Next Big Thing Panel Coverage

Written by Joe Glass Hosted by Nick Lowe, the panel of Ed Brisson, Charles Soule, Matthew Rosenberg, Rainbow Rowell, Javier Garron, Erica Henderson and Gerry Duggan to discuss upcoming elements of their comics. Sorry, but I did come late to this panel, and missed a bunch, as I was at the thoroughly entertaining and informative […]

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Jonathan Hickman Returning To Marvel “Sooner Than You Think,” Says Tom Brevoort

Unfortunately, it’s just for those final two issues of S.H.I.E.L.D. that were never published. Marvel Executive Vice President Of Never Answering The Goddamn Question Tom Brevoort appeared in an interview with ComicBook.com today to deftly avoid giving a straight answer to any questions the website asked him. One of those was a question about when […]

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‘Generations: Captain Marvel #1’ Review: A Classic Hero Returns

Carol Danvers has been thrown back in time and into the Negative Zone to find an ongoing battle on a planet she doesn’t recognize. Captain Marvel quickly discovers that she is witnessing an invasion of a planet by Annihilus, the Living Death. Thankfully, she is soon joined by her old friend and previous bearer of […]

Marvel Generations: Hawkeye And Hawkeye, A Perfect Pairing

This one slipped past me somehow. I’m sad; this was the Generations one-shot I was most looking forward too, and I somehow missed it when the week it was released. In any case, Kate Bishop finds Clint Barton locked in a deadly competition of the best marksmen in the world. After convincing young Hawkeye to […]