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Lying In The Gutters – 1st August 2016 – You Like Big Butts And You Cannot Lie

Hang on… it is August already? Seems so. Silly season is in full flow. Which is why the two most popular stories on Bleeding Cool this week are about superhero bottoms…. Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Superman Has A Super Ass – Thank You Tyler Hoechlin 2. Harley Quinn’s Hot Pants Digitally Lengthened For Suicide […]

Lying In The Gutters – 25th January 2016 – Not Another Reboot, Honest

At the beginning of the week, I think Marvel Comics expected to own the comic book news agenda. The return of Steve Rogers as Captain America for his 75th anniversary as part of the Avengers Standoff event, which spins off into a new Thunderbolts comic. And then on Friday, Bleeding Cool ran the news that DC […]

Lying In The Gutters Between Christmas And The New Year – Happy Birthday Stan!

This is what you have all been reading over the festive period…. Oh and a happy 93rd birthday, Stan Lee… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. The Internet Thought Disney Infinity Revealed Rey’s Parentage… Until It Didn’t 2. Massive Spoilers For Wonder Woman Earth One By Grant Morrison And Yanick Paquette 3. DC Comics To Make Their […]

Lying In The Gutters – 21st December 2015 – The Force Awoke

So, it seems a certain film came out this week. Did you notice? Did you avoid spoilers? Did you buy a BB-8? Did you read the many articles on Bleeding Cool? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. LucasFilm Just Invited Everyone Camping Outside Mann’s Chinese Theater Into Star Wars Premiere 2. Threats Made To Spoil […]

Lying In The Gutters – 7th December 2015 – Art Attacked

“It will be a long, loooong afternoon” – from Valerio Sciti’s Instagram, working on Guardians Of The Galaxy rubble. So… what have you been reading this week? You can also sign up to the Lying In The Gutter’s weekly mailing list here. Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Frank Cho’s Latest Full Frontal Outrage (SPOILERS) […]



Lying In The Gutters – 2nd Nov 2015 – Reading About It On FreakingAwesome.Com Tomorrow

From this week’s Ms Marvel. Couldn’t be better timed… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Tim Seeley Responds To Grayson #13 Outrage 2. Attempted Suicide Reported Of Steven Universe Fan Artist Targeted By Social Media 3. Marvel Makes Another Mutant Into A Non-Mutant – Squirrel Girl’s Been Perlmuttered 4. Cullen Bunn Was Pushed Off Aquaman By Twitter 5. Leaked, […]

Lying In The Gutters – 19th October 2015 – A Very Political Captain America

I saw a tweet saying liberals should create their own Captain America. They did. In 1940. — Kurt Busiek Resists (@KurtBusiek) October 18, 2015 It was a heady week of rumours, rumblings and rum dos…. but what were you reading this past week? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Fantastic Four Film Rights Rumored […]

Lying In The Gutters – 28th September 2015

Sweet Melody by SryntyBeast So what have you been reading this week? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. The Truth About Marvel’s X-Men/Inhumans Decision? Maybe… 2. Tony Wolf’s Short Comic About Killing Jason Todd For #BatmanDay 3. Tony S Daniel Outgrosses Himself With Deathstroke #10 (SPOILERS) 4. DC Comics Editors Strongly Urged To Use Affirmative Action When […]

Lying In The Gutters – 1st June 2015 – The Withdrawal Method

So what have you been reading this week? Top 20 Traffic Of The Week 1. Marvel Withdraws X-Men And Fantastic Four License From XM Studios, In Mid Sculpt 2. Marvel’s 2015 Line-Up Poster Loses X-Men And Fantastic Four 3. Alan Moore On Us Being Far Too Comfortable With Cthulhu 4. The New 52 And The […]

Lying In The Denver Gutters – 25th May 2015

A Jim Lee guitar just looks so angry… so what have you been reading today while Bleeding Col has been running around Denver Comic Con? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Possible Power Ranger Movie Zord Concept Art Found Online (REMOVED UPDATE) 2. Marvel Comics Covers Up Madelyne Pryor’s Underboob In Secret Wars: Inferno 3. How Far […]

Lying In The Gutters – 4th May 2015 – Je Suis Toujours Charlie

There is a difference between the cartoonists whose work was published in Charlie Hebdo and the cartoonists whose work was on display at the American Freedom Defense Initiative exhibition in Dallas. The former’s portrayal of Mohammed in cartoon form was as part of a consistent, ongoing, editorial point of view. Critical of all acts of religious extremism, […]

Lying In The New York Gutters – 13th April 2015

I’m Daredevil, folks! This Monday I am in New York. Next Monday I will be seeing Avengers. The Monday after that, sitting in my pants binge watching old episodes of Kitchen Nightmares while eating popcorn. But for now, what have you been reading on Bleeding Cool this week? Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Rob […]

Lying In The Wondercon Gutters – 6th April 2015

Big week, what with Wondercon and on… and the lesson we have learned, is don’t mess with CB Cebulski. I wonder how many artist alley tables were empty on Sunday morning…? Your Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Your First Look At Marvel Comics After Secret Wars 2. CB Cebulski Tells Marvel Artist At Wondercon ‘Go […]

Lying In The Gutters – Don’t Judge A Comic By Its Hashtag

Don’t judge a comic by its cover, don’t judge a comic character by their clothing choice… Clothes maketh the comic character this week it seems, with Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Batman, Superman, John Constantine and more under the costume microscope this week, and a Killing Joke nightmare haunting the cover of Batgirl. Meanwhile comic conventions […]

The In-Store Lying In The Gutters Kick Off – 9th March 2015

A little Spider-Cosplay…. This weekend saw the launch of the Instore Comic Convention kickoff, with publishers and creators  Skyping in from across the country, and we’ll run a top ten or the articles that came out of it lower down… but first the top twenty read titles of the week. Top Twenty Traffic Of The […]

Lying In The Gutters – 3rd March 2015 – We’re Back…

Sorry about today folks. Lots of technical stuff changing at Bleeding Cool. Should be a new day now… So… what have you been reading this week? Apart from, it seems, an article in which fathers complains about young kids seeing gay stuff on The Walking Dead. Apparently it’s okay for them to see someone eating someone’s face […]

Lying In The Gutters – 23rd February 2015 – From Baymax To Oscar

ComicsPRO merged into the Oscars this weekend as Big Hero 6 walked away with Best Animated Movie, though Marvel’s other movies managed to cannibalise each others votes and fail at the FX level. Chris Claremont was watching too. On Facebook, This is the first time I’ve ever watched the Academy Awards with some (admittedly *very* […]

Lying In The Gutters – 9th Feb 2015 – Gay Beats Mini-Relaunch

While the biggest stories of the week on Bleeding Cool seemed mostly to spin out of Friday’s announcements from DC Comics, just one observation of an Esad Ribic cover by Greg Rucka dominated traffic this week on Bleeding Cool… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week 1. Esad Ribic’s Gay Porn Wolverine Cover That Marvel Never […]