"Arrow" Season 8: Will Oliver's "Sacrifice" Turn the "Crisis" Tide? [OFFICIAL TRAILER]

With the September days quickly giving way to October, it's time for new about The CW's "Arrowverse" shows returning to start flying in every direction. Arrow is shuffling off the network's programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the "elder states-show" of the "Arrowverse"), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joining the family alongside […]

'Supernatural' @ 300: Our 10 Most Beloved (and Delightfully Hated) Characters

In honor of the CW's Supernatural's landmark 300th episode "Lebanon," we're here to highlight the 10 most influential characters from throughout the entire series run. Fellow Bleeding Cool contributor Tom Chang and I carefully narrowed down the list, casting a spotlight on the SPN Family's most beloved–and delightfully hateable–personalities. We couldn't bring ourselves to rank them…so we'll introduce […]

'Supernatural' Review: "Prophet and Loss" Offers Dean, Viewers Hope [SPOILERS]

It feels like the CW's Supernatural is hell-bent on making us misty-eyed this season. They are manipulating our emotions and preying on our sentimentality – just like This Is Us. We've been through similar scenarios with the boys and we know there is no way one of them would ever die for good – especially […]

'Quake Champions' Latest Game Mode "Sacrifice" Now Available In Beta

A couple of interesting notes from Quake Champions headed into the weekend. The first is that the new 4-v-4 game mode called Sacrifice is now ready to play during the Beta phase of the game, with the rounds officially kicking off this weekend. This is the mode you're most likely going to see the most […]

Dynamite Entertainment Has One Last Teaser…

We just received this… What does it mean? I guess we'll have to wait to find out. Or put Rich on it. A Taste of What's To Come… The folks at Dynamite are proud to share one last teaser as part of our New York Comic-Con media blitz. Thank you so much for all your […]

Pop Culture Hounding Sam Humphries

[audio:] by Chris Thompson Hot on the heels of last week's interview with rising star Joshua Williamson (which you can find here), I chat with another burgeoning talent in the form of Sam Humphries (Our Love Is Real, Uncanny X-Force, Avengers: A.I.) whose self-published series Sacrifice is collected by Dark Horse Comics this week. We […]

Making A Scheduling Sacrifice

Bleeding Cool did a lot of posting about Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose's micro-distributed series Sacrifice. But then it seemed to disappear, just as Humphries started to get headhunted by the bigger publishers. Now it's back. And monthly. And they're putting out the first new issue to coincide with Humphries' new Uncanny X-Force comic. Isn't […]

Dark Horse To Publish Sam Humphries' Sacrifice

The self published, micro-distributed comic Sacrifice by Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose has suffered a number of delays of late.  But if we're not too sure when the next issue will be coming out, at least we know who will be putting out the collection. And, with Sam Humphries putting Our Love Is Real out […]

Finding Gossamyr To Micro-Distribute Retailer Variant Covers

 There has been a suspicion amongst some smaller publishers that Diamond, excellent at distribution same-day superhero comics across the US, Canada and the UK, may not be as efficient when it comes to distributing less high profile comics, given that they are ordered in fewer numbers and far more sporadically, centred in specific hit […]

The New Print Comics Distribution Model Makes New Strides

Bleeding Cool has been watching with fascination the emergence of a new market in direct-distributed comics with mainstream appeal. Our Love Is Real and Sacrifice from Sam Humphries, Red Ten and Scam from ComixTribe, with strong salesmanship, promotion and developing a fanbase. ComicTribe has now doubled the amount of stores in the US and Canada […]

Sacrifice Reaches Issue Three…

Sacrifice #3 continues Sam Humphries' one man attempt to show that Diamond Comic Distribution is unneccesary with his self-distribution model… the next issue is out in select stores on February 15th. With Dalton Rose still on art, naturally there are plenty of covers. The FIRST PRINTING cover by Dalton Rose, limited to 1,100 copies, THE […]

Cliff Chiang Draws Cover To Sacrifice #2

I don't know what poses the curent Wonder Woman artist Cliff Chiang is pulling in the photographs Sam Humphries has of him – and with who – but they must be pretty spectacular. Anyway, Humphries has got Chiang to do a cover for his six issue self-distributed series, Sacrifice. His cover for the Jade edition […]

Sacrifice #1 Hits $21 On eBay, Goes To Second Print

Bleeding Cool told you about the new Sam Humphries self-distributed comic, Sacrifice, a couple of weeks ago, drawn by Dalton Rose. It went on sale in select comic shops this week, sold out rapidly… and is now selling for up to $21 on eBay. The book is available digitally, but the rapid sellout has persuaed […]

Fear Itself #4 And The Demon In A Bottle (SPOILERS)

It's one of the classic Iron Man stories of all time. Demon In A Bottle, the moment when Iron Man, Tony Stark was brought down by his drinking to the ultimate low, and then rebuilt his life as an admitted alcoholic and teetotaller. A nine part story, published 1979 by David Michelinie, Bob Layton, John […]