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X-ual Healing 11-6-19

In This Recap, a Character WILL DIE!!! [X-ual Healing 11-6-19]

Welcome back to the internet’s number one Marvin Gaye themed weekly X-Men recap column. Last week, we got two Dawn of X books: New Mutants #1 and X-Force #1. Was either one any good? Read on to find out… Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned […]

Age of Conan: Valeria #4 [Preview]

Never Trust a Pretty Face in Age of Conan: Valeria #4 [Preview]

Age of Conan: Valeria #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Meredith Finch, Aneke, Andy Troy, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if Marvel milked this Conan license for all it’s worth? In the previous issue, Valeria finally confronted her brother’s killer. So, story over […]

Serious Casting Suggestion: Matt Berry as Wolverine?

Serious Casting Suggestion: Matt Berry as Wolverine?

Man, this suddenly feels a lot like Wizard Magazine: A Guide To Comics but I’m rolling with it. Whoever makes another Marvel X-Men movie with Wolverine in it, please consider casting Matt Berry. He’s not a ‘pretty boy’ like Hugh Jackman and he’s certainly not ripped. But he’s relatively short, stocky and he’s not shy […]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Conan’s Best Groot Impression in Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by the legendary Roy Thomas and equally legendary Alan Davis, along with potentially one-day legendary Cam Smith, Chris Sotomayor, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview below which finally answers the question: I am Groot?! In this story, Conan has gound himself […]

History of the Marvel Universe #5 Enters the Bendis Years

History of the Marvel Universe #5 Enters the Bendis Years [Preview]

History of the Marvel Universe #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: is it too soon to relive the Bendis Years of the Marvel Universe? The answer, of course, is yes. It’s way too […]

Split-Price Combined Chart Sees Harley Quinn/Poison Ivy Beat Justice League, Puts Batman and DCeased Back in the Top Ten, for October 2019 Orders

Loot Crate Brings Back the Hydra T-Shirt Controversy?

Loot Crate, after going through bankruptcy and a buyout courtesy of NECA, is doing its best to rebuild its reputation. Late crates are being delivered it seems, new product is joining them, the new investment seems to be turning things around, to the surprise of many who had written Loot Crate off. And more people […]

Invaders #11 [Preview]

Topless Beach Party for Captain America and Namor in Invaders #11 [Preview]

Invaders #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, the penultimate issue of this series by Chip Zdarsky, Carlos Magno, Butch Guice, Alex Guimaraes, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview, finally answering the question: what if Namor and Captain America spent an entire issue hanging out topless on a beach? Sure enough, Cap […]

Punisher: Soviet #1 [Preview]

Welcome Back Garth in Punisher: Soviet #1 [Preview]

Punisher Soviet #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week as Garth Ennis returns to the character alongside Jacen Burrows, Guillermo Ortego, Nolan Woodard, and Rob Steen. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if the Punisher had a Max rating again? What will it mean? Will Punisher go full Batman […]

Morbius #1 [Preview]

The Grim and Gritty Melter Reboot We’ve All Been Waiting for in Morbius #1 [Preview]

Morbius #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, kicking off a new series starring everyone’s favorite living vampire by Vita Ayala, Marcelo Ferreira, Roberto Poggi, and Dono Sanchez-Almara. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if Marvel wised up and finally let beloved villain The Melter perform under a hard […]

Guardians of the Galaxy #11 [Preview]

The Wrath of Kid Magus in Guardians of the Galaxy #11 [Preview]

Guardians of the Galaxy #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates, Cory Smith, Victor Olazaba, David Curiel, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what would a pissed-off prepubescent kid do with the powers of a god? Things are […]


Runaways #27 [Preview]

Everyone Gets New Costumes in Runaways #27 [Preview]

Runaways #27 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, Walden Wong, Dee Cunniffe, Jim Campbell, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if the Runaways were created in the 80s or 90s? For that to be accomplished, the team will need to get […]


X-Men #2 [Preview]

Cyclops, Not a Deadbeat Dad After All in X-Men #2 [Preview]

X-Men #2 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu, and more. We’ve got a preview below, which finally answers the question: what if Jonathan Hickman decided to keep just one thing from the ResurrXion era, and it was Rachel changing her codename to “Prestige?” Like all good comics, […]



John Waters Talks About Martin Scorsese and Marvel Comics Movies

John Waters Talks About Martin Scorsese and Marvel Comics Movies

Legendary film director and producer John Waters attended the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival where he is the guest of honour, and he was asked about the comments from Martin Scorsese and other film directors regarding the Marvel and DC moves that have hit so many headlines. And thanks to Dr Manolis Vamvounis, Bleeding Cool […]

Marvel Maintains Marketshare, as DC Comics Claws a Little Back – October 2019

Last month, Marvel were down on their their close-to-50% share of August, but with September they still had an impressive 38.81% of dollars bought and 45.51% of units shipped marketshare. In second place was DC, rising with a market share of 27.80% and 29.15%, respectively. Image Comics ranked third, breaking over ten-percent market share thanks […]

When C.B. Cebulski Threatened to Fire Me...

When C.B. Cebulski Threatened to Fire Me…

A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported on the existence of the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Tribute Comic Book, at a Marvel gala event in New York in October, attended by the great and the good. Part of the proceeds saw attendees receive said book, which reprints Fantastic Four #1, Amazing Fantasy #15 and contains […]

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Chris Claremont, writer of the X-Men from 1975-1991 and several times after that and greatest comic book writer of all time, is currently retained by Marvel Comics to remain exclusive to them. However, besides occasional one-shots and short stories in anthologies, Claremont is hardly used. The last time Claremont was given an ongoing series to […]