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Mike Norton’s Battlepug Collected in Battlepug: Compugdium at Image in January

A lot of people complain that the Christmas season starts too early, but Image Comics is taking things a step further… it’s barely Summer, and they’re already promoting the comics they’ll be publishing in January! For fans of Mike Norton’s webcomic Battlepug, however, this might not be such a bad thing. Image, it seems, will […]


Revival Em Cypress Bust Skelton Crew Studios

Revival’s Em Cypress Gets Her Own Bust from Skelton Crew Studio

Revival character Em Cypress, from the comic by Tim Seeley and Mike Norton, is getting a bust from Skelton Crew Studios. Arriving in fall, this is the latest of many busts based on Image and creator-owned books announced by Skelton as of late. As with the others, there will be preorder bonuses and even a […]

Mystik U

Mystik U Book One Review: Hipster Hogwarts is Actually a Lot of Fun

Mystik U Book One from DC Comics by Alisa Kwitney, Mike Norton, Jordie Bellaire, and Deron Bennett presents a different look at the mystical characters of the DC Universe: re-setting them as college students at a secret magic university. For those sticklers of continuity who would point out that Zatanna has been seen as an […]



Hero Initiative To Host Bill Willingham And A Beer Party At C2E2

The Hero Initiative is hosting the world premiere of Ten Pin Creep, a Revival mystery story told across six beer labels. The party will be held during Chicago’s C2E2 convention on Friday April 21st from 7 to 10 PM. Price will be $4 per beer or the full six-pack for $20. There will also be […]

A&A #12 – A Fitting Finale For A Fun Series

A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong wraps up this week with issue #12 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton and I’ll be honest, the only thing I won’t miss about this series is the title. Damn I hate long titles. This whole series has been a great big ball of silly fun and I’m […]


Socialist Circus Performers And Evil Warlocks – A&A #6 Is Silly Fun

Tomorrow sees the release of A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #6 by Rafer Roberts and Mike Norton. This is the first part of the new Next Stop: Clowntown arc and I just finished reading it… and damn its silly fun. Our two heroes are on the road, heading to find Andromeda… Armstrong’s wife […]

Archer & Armstrong Head For A Coulrophobic’s Nightmare… Clowntown

If you suffer from Coulrophobia, you may want to skip this particular article… because Archer & Armstrong are going to Clowntown. Valiant has sent us an early preview of the next story arc for A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong. Next Stop Clowntown starts in issue #6 and is by writer Rafer Roberts and artist […]

Faith And Archer Prepare For Their First Date

While other publishers are doing huge events driven by drastic changes, one publisher is putting out good comics every month by focusing on what’s important… the characters. Valiant does their summer event series, this time with 4001 AD, but it doesn’t make every story about that event. Take the new A&A: The Adventures of Archer […]

Brian Bolland, Art Adams, Max Brooks And More Now Coming To London Super Comic Con In March…

The London Super Comic Con has released a bunch more comic attendees at the show… oh look, Max Brooks, Garth Ennis, Kieron Gillen… you can see that Bleeding Cool’s publisher must be in attendance! The new names are Arthur Adams, Simone Bianchi, Brian Bolland, Max Brooks, Mark Buckingham, Joyce Chin, Garth Ennis, Kieron Gillen, Adi Granov, Tabitha Lyons, Ron Marz, Ireland Reid, Esad Ribic, David Roach, Laura Sindall, Rachel Stott, David Wachter […]

Tim Seeley, Gene Ha, Jill Thompson, Mike Norton And More Step Up For Ed Siemienkowicz

Ed Siemienkowicz, a member of the Chicago comic community was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A freelance artist without insurance, his medical bills are astronomical. A bunch of Chicago comic people have created a series of original pieces of art for auction, including Tim Seeley (above), Gene Ha, Mike Norton and Jill Thompson (below), in an attempt to help. You can see the […]

Mike Norton’s Feel Good Moment From C2E2

Oh his blog IHateMike.com (he says mikenorton.com was taken), comic creator Mike Norton shared a wonderful story about a young reader he had met last year at C2E2 and how she returned to his table this year and made his weekend. A year ago at the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), a 10 year […]



Here Comes A Chew/Revival Crossover From Image Comics In May

Mike Norton asks… What’s this???? pic.twitter.com/PAaPua6egA — Mike Norton (@themikenorton) February 5, 2014 Well, Mike, I’ve just had it confirmed from one of the participants it is the Chew/Revival crossover coming from John Layman, Tim Seeley, Rob Guillory and Mike Norton from Image Comics, out in May 2014. Each team will do one half, then […]


Cover Variance: The Fox From Toth To Chaykin

As all sorts of solicitations tumble out, it’s always nice to check out a few covers here and there, especially from the Archie folks. Such as the finale to The Fox #5 with covers from Dean Haspiel, Howard Chaykin, Mike Cavallaro, Mike Norton and even Alex Toth, creating a variant cover from beyond the grave. […]