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Kevin Libranda’s Designs for Riri Williams: Ironheart

A lot has been said about Marvel’s decision to hire Eve L. Ewing to write the new Riri Williams: Ironheart series. But she has high praise for her artist on the series too. Here’s Kevin Libranda‘s designs for the character. As well as covers from Amy Reeder... Humberto Ramos… Stephanie Hans… Luciano Vecchio… …and Jen Bartel.

Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing

Viv Vision has been taken out by the Man-Thing. Snowguard fights to protect Viv, and the rest of the Champions follow soon behind. They manage to pacify the beast, but Viv is still comatose. Wasp can’t wake her up without risking damage. The Man-Thing is kept in containment as he feeds off the emotions of […]

Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities, Same Lovable Team

The Champions have reunited after their adventures in outer space (as seen in Infinity Countdown: Champions). Amadeus Cho is slightly powered down and now going by the name Brawn. Ironheart has a new costume based upon Chitauri technology. Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers. New Champion Snowguard […]



The Invincible Iron Man #599 cover by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, and Marte Gracia

The Invincible Iron Man #599 Review: Dramatic Reveals are for Everyone!

Victor Von Doom crashes with an old associate, and Tony Stark finally surfaces to let his mom know that he is alright and what is going on with him. He asks more about his biological father, and she gives him more of the story. Then Iron Man leaves to more personal business. Elsewhere, Ironheart finally […]



Invincible Iron Man #596 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Dean White

Invincible Iron Man #596 Review: A Solid Story With an (Iron)Heart

Ironheart is having all of her Stark Tech seized by people claiming to represent Stark Industries’ interests. To everyone’s surprise, she gives it up willingly. Elsewhere, the Infamous Iron Man, aka Victor von Doom, continues to fight off the attacks from the Hood. Tony Stark has an awkward conversation with a hallucination of his adopted […]

Invincible Iron Man #594 Review: Does Little For The Arc, But A Fun Read

Tony Stark’s body has disappeared, and Ironheart, Mary Jane, and Tony’s mother, Amanda, are desperate to find him. They are so desperate, in fact, that they have resorted to calling upon Victor von Doom, currently going by Iron Man as well, to help find Tony Stark. Unfortunately, the Stark Industries board are taking this as […]

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Black Panther Gets A Wave Of Magnificent Marvel Legends Figures

Black Panther figures were finally shown off this morning at MCM London Comic Con. The wave of Marvel Legends from Hasbro is in support of the upcoming film. Here we have the standard wave of six figures, and a build a figure acting as the seventh and rewarding those who collect whole waves, which would […]

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Marvel Legacy #1 Review: A Lackluster Tease For Upcoming Titles

So, here we are at last. The long-awaited Marvel Legacy #1 is out. I’m going to go ahead and throw a spoiler warning here. Much of this comic has already been spoiled by numerous sources, but the plot itself was even hinted at in the marketing. I mean, the name Marvel Legacy doesn’t indicate any […]

Diamond Select Brings MARVELOUS Ironheart And Phoenix Statues To SDCC

Look out SDCC. Diamond Select has been putting out an impressive amount of PVC statues as of late. This week, their Old Man Logan hits comic shops, they have Netflix series versions of Daredevil, Punisher, and Elektra on the way, and the complete Guardians of the Galaxy. From the paint jobs, sculpts, and price point, […]


Improbable Previews: Riri Takes On The Rhino In Invincible Iron Man #3

Every so often, comic book publishers send out previews of upcoming comics without any of the lettering finished. The result, while pretty to look at, leaves readers wondering just what the hell is going on in those pages. Well, wonder no more. Here at Bleeding Cool, we have combined decades of experience in reading comic […]

Comics Featured As High Culture In New York Times Article On Afrofuturism

An article posted in the New York Times yesterday by Ruth La Ferla places the comics art form amongst some great company. Aiming to identify the next generation of Afrofuturism, La Ferla writes: In part, Afrofuturism, an aesthetic dating roughly from the 1970s, has taken on a new public face through a new generation of recording artists […]

Brian Bendis Invites America To Let Healing Begin By Buying His Comic

Superstar Marvel Comics writer “The Great One” Brian Bendis isn’t one to let a good crisis go to waste. As most of the comics social media sphere struggles to come to grips with the results of last night’s election, Bendis wasted little time pivoting toward self promotion. On his Tumblr this morning, Bendis wrote: WELL, THE HEALING […]