steve mcniven



Steve McNiven in 2010

Steve McNiven is Developing a Barry Windsor-Smith Style

Steve McNiven is a much-in-demand comic book artist, with past hits including Civil War, Old Man Logan, Nemesis… and comic books that weren’t written by Mark Millar as well, such as New Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Knights: 4, and The Death of Wolverine. But of late his Instagram sketches have been looking a little familiar. And his […]

C.B. Cebulski, Editor-In-Chief Of Marvel Comics

SCOOP: C.B. Cebulski Is The New Editor-In-Chief Of Marvel Comics

According to well-placed industry sources who have spoken to Bleeding Cool, C.B. Cebulski has just been made the new Editor-In-Chief of Marvel Comics. Regular readers of Bleeding Cool will know C.B. Cebulski well. Working for Marvel Comics since the early noughties, he was best known as the Talent Liason — the Marvel manager who would travel […]

Marvel Legacy

Marvel Legacy #1 Review: Almost Perfect Refresh For The Marvel Universe…Almost

Marvel Legacy #1 from Marvel Comics, written by Jason Aaron and featuring art by Esad Ribic, Steve McNiven, Chris Samnee, Russell Dauterman, Alex Maleev, Ed McGuiness, Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger, Pepe Larraz, Jim Cheung, Daniel Acuna, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Mike Deodato Jr., David Marquez and Matthew Wilson (damn, that’s a lotta dudes), is […]

Marvel Legacy

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 […]

Secret Empire #10 Review: The Destination Was Not Worth The Journey

Secret Empire #10 is finally here, and the behemoth steamroller of an event from Marvel and writer Nick Spencer is finally over. And after the writer and publishers’ constant calls to wait and see, to read every issue no matter what your initial reaction is, and ideally spend hundreds of dollars on the various spinoffs and […]

secret empire #10

Secret Empire #10 Review: A Better Ending Than This Series Earned

This is it. This is the big one. In the wise words of Red Foxx: “I’m coming, Elizabeth.” Or at least, I would be if this were nearly as bad as I feared it would be. With Secret Empire #10, for the first time, Secret Empire actually surprised me. Considering this is the ending, that is […]



Diamond Select Toys Old Man Logan Gallery Statue Is Fantastic

Diamond Select Toys is killing these things. Their line of Gallery PVC statues have become one of my favorite lines to buy and collect. The do a fantastic job not only providing a quality product, but their character selections are stellar. Comic versions, animated series, movies, TV shows, they is no end in sight and […]

Secret Empire #1 Reviewed By A DC Fan

As we all know by now, Marvel’s Secret Empire has officially hit stores. I’m not a big Marvel fan — I grew up a DC fan — but there was no way I couldn’t read this book. The internet has been flooded with opinions, both positive and negative. I know the basic premise is that […]

A Look At The Logan Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook And Blu-Ray Release

Not even three months after coming out on theaters, Logan arrived on Blu-Ray this week. The film was great, I loved every second of it when I first saw it in theaters, and could not wait to get my hands on it for home consumption. As a collector (of oh so many things), number one […]

A Beautiful Garbage Fire – Secret Empire #1 Review

Should I start with a caveat? I don’t know, it feels like maybe I should say? Okay, I’m just gonna say it. I have not cared for Nick Spencer‘s HydraCap plot. Not because it is bad structurally, or even necessarily badly written – technically, Spencer has pulled off the reveal and build of this long […]



The Real Heartbreaking Thing About Logan

This post contains MASSIVE spoilers for Logan to go alongside this particular bit of thinking around the context of the movie. So if you have not yet seen the film….read at your own risk. In fact, the film is too good…go see it first and come back! . . . Seriously, I implore you, go […]

Captain America Exposes Himself On Mark Brooks Cover To Secret Empire #0 (NSFW)

Marvel has revealed the cover to Secret Empire #0, by Mark Brooks, through their media partnership with Eisner award winning website CBR. The cover shows Steve Rogers EXPOSED… as an agent of Hydra. What? What did you think we were talking about? It’s NSFW because of the Nazi iconography (unless you work in the White […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy: Cosmic Avengers – 24 Trades Of Christmas

With the recently release of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 trailer, it seemed like a good time to feature that same team here. Or at least, a team of the same name. There are some big difference between the film and comic versions of the Guardians… but the difference is part of what […]

Creating Monsters For The 21st Century – Behind-The-Scenes Of Monsters Unleashed

Marvel’s big upcoming event Monsters Unleashed has gotten a behind-the-scenes video featuring editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, assistant editor Christina Harrington, senior editor Mark Paniccia, They talk about how this is about building monsters for the 21st century, but more than that, it’s about increasing the Marvel Universe and having heroes put their differences aside and band […]

Wizard World Switches Walking Dead For Civil War At New Orleans Comic Con

For the last few years, Wizard World Comic Cons the country over have given away copies of The Walking Dead #1 with specially commissioned covers by guest artists at the shows. Well, with Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con running from January 8th to 10th, it’s all change, for a Michael Golden cover of Civil […]