Shanghai Red #1 cover by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Tyler Boss, and Joshua Hixson

Shanghai Red #1 Review: Revenge, Booze, and Sails

An indentured crew is finally set free after their two-year contract is up. The first mate is sent into the hold to tell the slave crew that they're free, but one, named Jack, kills the first mate then the rest of the crew. Jack intends to go home, and the rest of the former slaves […]

Exiles #4 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson

Exiles #4 Review: Walks the Tone Tight-Rope and the Genre Plank

The Exiles have narrowly escaped an atomic blast and now find themselves on another Earth in the late 1700's. Slavery is still practiced, and saving a runaway leads the team to Blackbeard, aka Benjamin Grimm. He and his pirate allies are waging war against the slavers, and he wants the Exiles to help. Doing so […]

Ubisoft Reveals Piractial Awesomeness with 'Skull & Bones' During #E3

Ubisoft just released a ton of new details (and trailers) for their upcoming piractical adventure title, Skull & Bones. It's pretty much everything we loved about Assassin's Creed: Black Flag but augmented and multiplayer-edededed from the get-go. Players will be able to pick their cannon types, figureheads, steering wheel, deck guns, and their crew before heading […]

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Disneyland Paris Introduces New Festival of Pirates and Princesses Parade

If you aren't aware, the Disney parks do a great job of celebrating princesses and pirates. Just in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort alone, you can have your child take part in princess or pirate makeovers. The parks truly celebrate the best of both worlds, so having a parade makes sense. Disneyland Paris […]

Legenderry Red Sonja #2 cover by Joe Benitez and Beth Sotelo

Legenderry Red Sonja #2 Review: Red Sonja is a Steam-Punk Pirate

Red Sonja helps Tesla to save D'Nar, the son of Gath, from his cruel wizard father. The rescue is a success, and that leads these three and Sonja's crew to another location that contains a great power. Elsewhere, Tesla's father makes plans of his own. Plus, Gath is not deterred by the freedom of his […]

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First Day Play Impressions- Rare's Sea Of Thieves [Beta]

Good pirate games are hard to come by, and I'm still super hopeful that Rare's "Sea of Thieves" will deliver the booty once things get out of the testing phase, which has been pretty rough.  Not gonna lie. The possibilities however, of how this game will be once the kinks get worked out, are as […]

Ubisoft's Skull And Bones Trailer From E3 Is Piratically Awesome

Arguably one of the best Assassin's Creed titles to date, Ubisoft's Black Flag brought players into the golden age of Piracy.  Beautiful in its rendering, seriously some of the most gorgeous in game cutscenes and ocean waves, the desire for a full game of JUST the pirate side of things became obvious. Today during E3, […]

Funko Announces Another Subscription Box…And It Is Disney

Funko has cornered the market on subscription boxes, already offering Marvel, DC, and Star Wars repeated boxes that ship every two months. Other boxes such as Loot Crate also include their products as well, and a re the main driver of subscribing to these products. Today, Funko has announced one that may beat all the […]

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: Mr. Vampire, Plus Comic Artists And Musicians Talk Piracy

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-99734/TS-949470.mp3] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: We're back […]

Booze Geek – Mad Anthony and Pirate Movies

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Mad Anthony APA Brewery: Erie Brewing Co. Today, I delve into a bottle of Eerie Brewing Company's Mad Anthony APA.  Unfortunately, it is about as lifeless as the skeleton adorning the bottle. Mad Anthony is amber in color, with a slightly pink hue, and produces a large head that disappears rather […]

Five Ghosts' Frank Barbiere Turns Buzzkill's Donny Cates Into A Pirate?

Twitter sometimes reaches new heights of strangeness on weekends. Today, Frank Barbiere, writer on Image's Five Ghosts and IRL friend Donny Cates, co-writer on Dark Horse's Buzzkill were taunting each other about the pirate plots of the new Five Ghosts storyline "Lost Coastlines". Barbiere asserted that Cates is this salty-language prone pirate (drawn by Five […]

Watch A New Aardman Short Film Spin-Off From Pirates!

The new Aardman feature, Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, is currently playing in UK cinemas and I imagine it's going to do a roaring trade over the long Easter weekend. I can't say it was exactly hilarious, but it's an incredibly good looking film and I have seen it twice, which does mean something. […]

Friday Film Review – Looking Ahead To Pirates! And Backwards To The Vow

Here's my Friday film review from Glide FM. I don't know why I was so excitable this morning, but I was. We have a quick look back at The Vow, then look forward to Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists – though, to be clear, this isn't an embargo-breaking review. No. Scout's honour. [display_podcast] Come […]