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Donny Cates Takes Over Thor in 2020 with Nic Klein and Matt Wilson

Donny Cates Takes Over Thor in 2020 with Nic Klein and Matt Wilson

As all of New York Comic Con collectively gasped with pleasure, Marvel Comics announced that global entertainment superstar and fashion icon Donny Cates will take over as the new writer of Thor at the Next Big Thing panel. Cates’ dream has always been to write Venom and Thor, just as its been all of our […]

“Knock on Wood,” but Jason Aaron Thinks War of the Realms Will Come Out on Time

Marvel’s upcoming War of the Realms is set to be the publisher’s biggest-ever super-mega-crossover event, but writer Jason Aaron has even more ambitious plans that could change the course of Marvel history: he thinks all of the issues will be drawn by the same art team and come out on time. Aaron was recently interviewed […]

X-Men: Golld #30 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #30 Review – The Wedding Issue

The big day is here. The X-Men have gathered at the site of the old Xavier Institute for Higher Learning for the wedding of Kitty Pryde, formerly known as Shadowcat, and Colossus, aka Piotr Rasputin. Illyana Rasputin, aka Magik, is Kitty’s maid of honor, and Nightcrawler, aka Kurt Wagner, is Piotr’s best man. All there […]

X-Men: Gold #29 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #29 Review: A Fun and Flowing Action Issue

The X-Men are finally closing in on Alpha and Colossus, but the Sentinel is about to fire off his mutant-killing weapon. Kitty Pryde is phasing through the facility until she can find Alpha and Piotr while the rest of the team keeps Alpha’s duplicates busy. She finally catches up to Alpha and Colossus, but it’s […]

X-Men Gold #28 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression, Heavy on Charisma

The X-Men close in on Nance as Alpha makes off with Colossus. The X-Men take Nance, but that still leaves Alpha capable of committing mutant genocide. Our heroes must seek help in chasing down Alpha and saving Colossus. It’s clear that this story has been stretched out to hold out until X-Men Gold #30, but, […]


The Wicked + The Divine #36 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson

The Wicked + The Divine #36 Advance Review: Too Cute for Its Own Good

We see the history of Ananke/Minerva’s stealing of god heads throughout time, and, in the present, Persephone comes to terms with the Baal’s revelations. This issue leaves me feeling a bit dumb, because this week on my Comics for Your Pull Box entry (up yesterday, read it here), I slavishly endorsed Wicked + Divine as […]

X-Men: Gold #27 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #27 Review: The Wrong Kind of Wedding Planning

Colossus has been taken by Alpha and Nance. Iceman, Pyro, and Nightcrawler warn the rest of the team of the threat to Piotr Rasputin’s life. The X-Men assemble to track down Colossus with the help of Rachel Summers. The grand plan? Nance and Alpha plan to use the Legacy Virus still in Piotr’s blood to […]

Captain America #701 cover by Michael Cho

Captain America #701 Review: A Long Walk for a Small Drink of Water

We receive a World War II flashback wherein Captain America and Bucky stop the Nazis from stealing the Super Soldier Serum. Afterwards, we are “in the present” of this story, which is a future where the world has become a paradise. The world is free, equal, and at peace. The Super Soldier Serum has been […]

Thor #706 cover by Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson

The Mighty Thor #706 Review: Life After Death

The Mighty Thor is dead. Asgardia is in shambles, and the Odinson is distraught. Jane Foster is standing at the gates of Valhalla and is met by Odin himself. Jane feels that her story is not over, and it may not be. The Odinson attempts to channel the power of the god Tempest, which once […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses April 11th, 2018: Sorting Out the New Series’

We’re going to start this installment with a bit of housekeeping for those who, for whatever reason, follow my exploits here on Bleeding Cool. For those not interested, which is completely understandable, you can just start at the list below. I’ve been working on getting into a schedule–practically since I started on here about 10 […]

Captain America #700 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #700 Review: The Landmark Issue Captain America Deserves

Captain America was made the leader of New America, and the role of leadership over a nation has proven among the most challenging for Steve Rogers. Other countries try to take advantage of the turmoil, and there are remnants of Rampart still fighting in pockets. Bruce Banner and Liang have a potential solution for the […]

Wicked + Divine #35 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matthew Wilson

Wicked + Divine #35 Review: Goes by Too Quickly but Great Nonetheless

We get a bloody scene from 1923 focusing on Ananke and Minerva, and it ends with the latter performing some kind of ritual. In the present, Woden confronts Minerva about her mischief with Ananke. Minerva talks her way out of execution, and she contacts Persephone and the Norns, whom have escaped Woden’s base with the […]

The Mighty Thor #705 cover by Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson

The Mighty Thor #705 Review: A Beautifully Sad Climactic Battle

We are taken back to the day when Jane Foster first picked up Mjolnir before rejoining the present, where the Mighty Thor is facing off against the Mangog. Asgardia is nearing the sun, and Thor convinces its denizens to evacuate while they have the chance. This just leaves Thor and Mangog to have it out […]

Wicked + Divine #34 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matthew Wilson

The Wicked + The Divine #34 Review: A Great First Half and OK Second Half

We travel back 6,000 years to figure out how it all started; a final meeting between two sisters takes place with one killing the other upon its conclusion. In the present, Persephone and Cassandra are still trapped in the cage with Woden’s beheaded son. The Wicked + The Divine #34 struggles a little in the […]

Captain America #699 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #699 Review: Swift Pacing and Classic Cap Feels

Captain America, Liang, and their soldiers have challenged the rule of King Baby’s America, and Cap quickly encounters and old friend and ally: The Incredible Hulk. He has been taken over by King Babbington. Elsewhere, the Things slaves away to keep power on in Babbington’s tower. No, the Hulk and the Thing don’t get to […]

Mighty Thor #704 cover by Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson

The Mighty Thor #704 Review: Heart-Wrenching Reflection and Brutal Battle

Jane Foster reflects on the great losses of her life—losing her mother to cancer, losing her father later on, and the death of her ex-husband and son—while sitting in the hospital. On Asgardia, the Odinson and Odin himself battle the Mangog with all of their might. However, all of their power isn’t even staggering the […]

Captain America #698 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #698 Review: Fighting For America Once More

Captain America wakes up in an unknown place and time. He quickly discovers that this place has been ravaged and the people who thawed him are a small group of survivors trying to survive in what little remains of the world run by a despotic regime made up of the very rich. This is America, […]

The Wicked + the Divine

The Wicked + The Divine #33 Review: A Stunning, Game-Changing Issue

The Wicked + The Divine #33 from Image Comics by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson, Clayton Cowles, and Dee Cunniffe is going to be a tough one to review without spoilers, but I’m going to try. What I will say is that this issue is a game changer. And damned if I don’t admit […]