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Terrifics #7 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Ivan Nunes

The Terrifics #7 Review: How Many Layers of Nostalgia Are We Working With?

We see Tom Strong once again shutting down a scheme from Paul Saveen in Millennium City. After another successful mission, Strong is ambushed by Doc Dread. Meanwhile on our Earth, the Terrifics continue their search for Tom Strong and a means to stop Doc Dread. Mister Terrific clashes with Simon Stagg, and Rex Mason gets […]

Plastic Man #3 cover by Alex Ross

Plastic Man #3 Review: Balancing Heart and Parody

Plastic Man tries to reason with Man-Bat to keep him from attacking. When this doesn’t work, Eel bluffs by saying he wants to join the Cabal. A mysterious voice says that the Cabal doesn’t want the likes of Eel, and soldiers with stun batons capable of hurting Plastic Man arrive. Eel has no choice but […]

Terrifics #6 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Mike Atiyeh

Terrifics #6 Review: The Least Terrific Issue so Far

The Terrifics are separated and hurting in the Kingdom of Elements. Mister Terrific is reliving the worst day of his life, upon which his wife died in a car accident. Plastic Man is facing down a stone monster. Phantom Girl is under attack from a horde of crystal warriors. Metamorpho is fighting Algon, a creature […]

Plastic Man #2 cover by Bilquis Evely and Mat Lopes

Plastic Man #2 Review: Superhero Comedy Done Right

Plastic Man is scouring the town in search of the young boy he met, Pado Swakatoon. When he was ambushed by the police at the murder scene of his old partner, he ran off with Pado back to the kid’s hideout in an empty water tower. There, Plastic Man and Pado were ambushed by Batman, […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it’s time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Terrifics #5 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Wil Quintana

Terrifics #5 Review: Death by Metamorphos

The Terrifics have returned to Earth and trying to get their lives somewhat in order. Metamorpho has a serious talk with Sapphire, Plastic Man calls Angel, and Phantom Girl tries to get to know Mister Terrific. This leaves all four feeling low, and it only worsens when the citizens of a town in Michigan begin […]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics for June 13th, 2018: Hawkman Lives

We’v reached the end of another week, and it’s time to take stock! That means it’s time for the Top and Bottom 5 comics of June 13th, 2018. What will win? What will lose? What will get people mad at me? Let’s find out together! Winners 1. Hawkman #1 Hawkman #1 finally came out this week– […]

Plastic Man #1 cover by Aaron Lopresti

Plastic Man #1 Review: A Delightful Lead and a Fun Story

Plastic Man has returned to Cole City to investigate the crime that gave him his powers. This leads Eel O’Brian to being beaten to a bloody pulp by his old running mates, Suitcase Mizzola, Brutal Benny Turlin, and Dizzy Darren Fitzroy. This was just a ploy, of course, and Plastic Man chases after his old […]

Terrifics #4 cover by Doc Shaner

Terrifics #4 Review: Embracing the Strange and the Genuine

The Terrifics have left Earth on a T-Sphere to travel to Phantom Girl’s homeworld of Bgztl. On the way there, a bandit ship is able scoop up the flying T-Sphere, and the Terrifics find themselves assailed by giant squids, a bandit crew, and trash chutes. Can they make it out and to Bgztl? Terrifics embraces […]

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Check Out Amanda Conner and Dave Johnson’s Variant for Plastic Man #1

Last week, superstar writer Gail Simone revealed an Alex Ross variant cover for Plastic Man #2, the second issue of the new upcoming six-issue mini-series by Simone and artist Adriana Melo. Simone wasn’t content with that, however, taking to Twitter Monday to surprise fans with another variant cover, this time by Amanda Conner and Dave […]

Is This an Alex Ross Variant Cover for an Upcoming Issue of Plastic Man?

Unable to contain her excitement after seeing the image in an email, superstar writer Gail Simone took to Twitter to reveal artwork from an unspecified artist for an “upcoming project” featuring Plastic Man. Okay. I’m gonna show it. — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) May 18, 2018 Hey, we made no promises. You ready? — GAIL SIMONE […]

Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #3 Review: The Body Horror Slingshot

The Terrifics find themselves bound to each other by some kind of Dark Multiverse theory. They cannot be any farther than one mile away from one another, and this leaves them bound to Stagg Enterprises’ headquarters. Mister Terrific works to find a way to resolve this manner while Metamorpho has relationship problems with Sapphire and […]

Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #2 Review: A Second Issue That’s Even Better Than the First

The team is baffled by the message left by Tom Strong, and they ask how Phantom Girl arrived in the Dark Multiverse. She explains how she was sucked in through a portal in space. Mister Terrific explains that they’ll need the antenna attached to Tom Strong’s device, and this wakes something up. The four must […]

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Plastic Man, a New Comic Series by Gail Simone and Adriana Melo

A long time ago, it was believed that Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver were to create a Plastic Man series. Possible alongside a Composite Superman storyline. It didn’t happen. Now, courtesy of DC Comics PR department and media partner Syfy, we have the news that Simone is creating a new Plastic Man series spinning out of […]

Dark Nights: Metal #5 Cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #5 Review: A Compelling Build-Up Before the Conclusion

Barbatos and the Batman Who Laughs prepare for the final stage of their plan to sink our Earth into the Dark Multiverse. Meanwhile, Superman and Batman have found Hawkman turned into a massive demonic monster, Wonder Woman squares off against Black Adam and the corrupted Hawkgirl, Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan have been […]

Terrifics #1 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #1 Review: The Fantastic Team We Deserve

Mister Terrific, aka Michael Holt, arrives at Stagg Industries. Simon Stagg, the CEO, has acquired a number of technological prototypes from Holt’s now-defunct company. Stagg has also attempted to access to the Dark Multiverse, and this could have disastrous results. Upon Mister Terrific’s arrival, Stagg is immediately hostile. Terrific also sees that Metamorpho, aka Rex […]

Dark Nights: Metal #4 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #4 Review: Gorgeous, Interesting, but Not Especially Exciting

Batman has found Superman enslaved to the Dark Multiverse too, and the World’s Finest must find a way to escape imprisonment and save their universe. In doing so, they find a powerful and mysterious entity. Wonder Woman, Doctor Fate, and Kendra Saunders arrive at the Rock of Eternity to find it rejecting their presence. Aquaman […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

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Scott Snyder Reveals Some More About Metal And His ‘Dark Crisis’

Dark Days: The Casting revealed plenty about the shape of things to come from DC in the very near future as part of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo‘s event, Metal. And as people pore over the pages and try to find every Easter egg, some are taking to just asking the writer. CBR did an […]