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Captain America #3 cover by Alex Ross

Captain America #3 Review: A Solid Story Low on Personality

Sharon Carter is on a mysterious ride with men claiming to work for Thunderbolt Ross. Things take a turn when she discovers the truth. Meanwhile, Captain America investigates the town where the Nuke soldiers are being created. It was a once-impoverished town revitalized by Hydra, and Zeke Stane is now creating a Nuke army in […]

Captain America #2 cover by Alex Ross

Captain America #2 Review: The Mind of the Legend

Captain America reflects on the day he received the Super Soldier Serum as he continues his crusade against the brigade of Nukes that are spreading chaos across the United States. After putting down another attack, Thunderbolt Ross arrives to tell the Captain to stand down. Steve refuses, and Ross begins making veiled threats. Later, Steve […]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics, Week of July 4th, 2018: From Hulk to Inhumans

It’s a bit late again, and I didn’t get around to doing it last week. However, the Top and Bottom 5 Comics is back again this week. What soared? What fell on its face? Let’s find out together now! Best Comics of the Week 1. Immortal Hulk #2 Immortal Hulk kicked off with a hell of […]

Captain America #1 cover by Alex Ross

Captain America #1 Review: Promising New Chapter for the Legend

A prisoner is broken out of a Hydra transport in Russia, and the ensuing fight leaves none of the Hydra agents alive. Back in the States, an armed terrorist group modeled after Nuke attacks in Washington D.C. Captain America and the Winter Soldier answer this threat, saving as many lives as they can. However, even […]



Phoenix Resurrection Review

Phoenix Resurrection #1 Review: A Powerful, Quirky Start

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #1 from Marvel Comics and by Matthew Rosenberg and Leinil Francis Yu comes out in December. Just so you know, for this review I will be remaining spoiler free, so don’t expect to learn anything about the actual events of this book. But I will answer the question […]

Phoenix Variants

Marvel Unveils First 10 Of The Phoenix Variant Covers Coming In December

We mentioned there’d be a Phoenix variant cover scheme coming in December to tie in with the release of Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey (you know, the adult one), written by now Marvel Exclusive Matthew Rosenberg and with art by Leinil Francis Yu. Well, Marvel have decided to show off the first 10 […]


Secret Empire

Marvel Promises Secret Of HydraCap Revealed In Secret Empire #9

Marvel have just popped out a press release revealing the previously unseen cover to Secret Empire #9 and promising that the secrets of a Hydra agent Steve Rogers will finally stand completely revealed. The cover, by Mark Brooks, has one of Marvel’s tried and tested blacked out, silhouette’s on the cover, facing off against Baron […]

Secret Empire #4 Review: Ditches Fascism, Becomes Enjoyable Read

With the latest issue of Secret Empire by Nick Spencer, Leinil Francis Yu, Rod Reis and Joshua Cassara, we get quite a change of pace from the series thus far. The story largely focuses on the opposing Avengers teams, the underground rebel Avengers led by the AI of Tony Stark, and the Hydr-Avengers, led in […]

[SPOILERS] And The Winner Is…No One – IvX#6 Review

As Marvel announces it’s FIFTH event today in Weapons of Mutant Destruction, one wonders if it’s to take the place on the schedule of this event, Inhumans vs. X-Men, which came to an end today with it’s sixth issue. (Marvel just really likes events, okay. Event, event, event. As one ends another starts or is […]

Well, That Was Quick – Inhumans vs X-Men #2 Review

Current Marvel heroes fighting heroes event, Inhumans vs. X-Men, is onto it’s second series…and already one side has won. Writers Charles Soule and Jeff Lemire move the siege of New Attilan along at break neck pace, as the X-Men literally storm the castle and take out the Inhumans so they can focus on getting rid […]

Something Happens! Review: Inhumans vs. X-Men #1

By Joe Glass, Bleeding Cool’s Senior Mutant Correspondent IvX #1 gives us something that the issue 0 did not: actual events! Written by Charles Soule and Jeff Lemire, with art by Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan and David Curiel, we get a story where a bit more happens, thankfully. Only a bit more, though. As […]

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Comics Of 2014

By Rich Johnston, Hannah Means-Shannon, and Christine Marie Why 11? Building on our inaugural Bleeding Cool “best of” lists last year, we encourage you, dear readers, to dial it up to 11. It’s no exaggeration to say that this has been an extreme year for the number of new and innovative comic series reaching readers […]

David LaFuente’s Superior

Here is David LaFuente’s page from the Guinness World Records breaking version of Superior, created at Kapow this past weekend. Expect a number of these pages to trickle out in the next few days…