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Marvel Gives Dave Cockrum a Wraparound, Plus More Uncanny X-Men #1 Ch-Ch-Changes

You would think a dozen-person creative team would be enough to handle the relaunch of a classic comic book franchise, but Marvel feels that a little extra was needed, it seems. Uncanny X-Men #1 will now officially feature interior art by Mark Bagley and Mirko Cloak, in addition to the interior art it was already going […]

Here’s Another Page of Mahmud Asrar’s Art for Uncanny X-Men

November can’t get here fast enough, and we’re not just saying that because we’re fat and we like Thanksgiving dinner. November also sees the long-awaited relaunch of Uncanny X-Men by the all-star creative team ofEd Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg, Mahmud Asrar, R.B. Silva, Yildiray Cinar, and Pere Pérez. We’ve already seen a few pages of unlettered […]

Mahmud Asrar’s Original Design for Caucasian Psylocke

The Hunt for Wolverine minis, due mostly to the fact that the existence of the follow-up Return of Wolverine mini-series, have been mostly pointless, with no hope of anyone actually finding Wolverine because Wolverine can’t return before the actual Return of Wolverine. But in Hunt for Wolverine: Mystery in Madripoor #4, we at least got […]

Hither Came Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar to Bring Us Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian #1

Marvel has finally revealed the details on the return of Conan the Barbarian to Marvel Comics. Conan The Barbarian #1 will launch with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth in January from the creative team of writer Jason Aaron, artist Mahmud Asrar, colorist Matt Wilson, and cover artist Esad Ribic. For Aaron, whose beard might cause […]

X-Men: Red #5 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #5 Review: Weaponizing the Truth

A law is signed into effect in Poland allowing the government to apprehend any and all mutants within their borders. Around the world, hatred of mutants is rising once again. Meanwhile, Jean Grey and Trinary work to find a way to safely disarm the Sentinite in the head of David Bushell, the man who killed […]

X-Men: Red #4 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #4 Review: The Rise of Ab-Lantis

Jean Grey’s X-Men team returns to Wakanda with the Sentinel controlled by Trinary, but they are immediately attacked by Storm. Jean detects that someone has taken over Storm. If they survive this encounter, they will need to free Storm, discover how she is being controlled, and stop further attacks from falling upon Wakanda. Tom Taylor […]


X-Men: Red #3 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #3 Review: Socialized Hatred and Tiki Torches

Cassandra Nova suddenly appears (mostly) unseen in the X-Mansion and issues a command to an unseen sleeping X-Man. In India, the Jean Grey’s X-Men team continue their fight against a Sentinel while trying to uncover the mystery of its presence. In New Orleans, Gambit protects another mutant from an angry mob. X-Men: Red continues to […]

Brothers Dracul #1 cover by Mirko Colak and Maria Santaolalla

Comics for Your Pull Box April 11th, 2018: Domino and Exiles Finally Begin!

It’s that time of the week again! Let’s take a look at what comics are worthy of your pull box this Wednesday of April 11th, 2018. By that, I mean more than just Domino and Exiles, though you can bet they will definitely be included. Brothers Dracul #1 Unholy Grail Creators Cullen Bunn and Mirko Colak reunite under AfterShock, this time bringing us […]


X-Men: Red #2 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #2 Review: Holding on to Hope as the Quality Remains High

A mutant named Trinary is being held by the Indian government. She contacts Jean Grey and her team, who are hiding out in Wakanda after the death of the UK ambassador. Naturally, the X-Men agree to help Trinary. X-Men Red is holding together. The first issue showed great promise, and, while #2 isn’t quite as gripping […]


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Improbable Previews: Fearing the Impending Reboot in X-Men Red #2

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers send out previews of upcoming comics without any of the words added. The result, while nice to look at, fails to give readers a sense of what the final product will actually be like, which is, after all, the purpose […]

X-Men: Bland Design – The Promise of a New Beginning in X-Men Red #1

Welcome to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly column that answers the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” This week there are six five X-Books on the stands, which will cost you a total of $25 $21 to buy and, thanks to modern decompression techniques, take […]

X-Men Red #1 variant cover by Mahmud Asrar and Ive Svorcina

X-Men: Red #1 Review: Big Ideas and Hope for the Future

A mutant is hunted by bigots and saved by Jean Grey and her new team of X-Men. After this, we are taken back months prior to a baby manifesting a superpowered scream that attracts Wolverine, Honey Badger, and Jean Grey to the scene. After this, Jean Grey decides to do something dramatic: she wants to […]



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Gabby And Nightcrawler Join Marvel’s X-Men Red Cast

Two new cast members have been revealed, Bleeding Cool can now reveal as part of an ongoing series of clickbait articles reporting on today’s trickle of teaser reveals exposing the cast of the new Jean Grey led team of X-Men in X-Men Red. We’ve previously seen Jean Grey, Gentle, and Namor revealed in Marvel’s evolving teaser image. Now, […]

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Namor And Gentle Join The Cast Of Marvel’s X-Men Red

As part of our beloved ongoing series of clickbait articles reporting on today’s trickle of teaser reveals exposing the cast of the new Jean Grey led team of X-Men in X-Men Red, Bleeding Cool can now reveal that Marvel has revealed another two cast members in the book. Joining team leader Jean Grey, the first character […]

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The First Member of Jean Grey’s New X-Men Red Team Revealed To Be Jean Grey

Earlier today, X-Men editor Mark Paniccia promised to reveal most of the roster of the new X-Men Red series slowly throughout the day, a trickle of life-sustaining clickbait article material for comic book websites to get them through a case of the Mondays. The third ongoing core X-Men team book was revealed last Thursday, to […]