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‘Swamp Thing’: Steve Niles, Mark Millar Dig Derek Mears’ Swampy Look

With DC Universe‘s live-action Swamp Thing only a little more than a week away from crawling its way out of the swamps of Louisiana and onto our screens, the streaming service released some new images from the series premiere that highlighted Alec Holland (Andy Bean) and Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed), as well as the overall horror vibe […]

Hear Us Out: What If Captain Marvel Ties Into Black Panther

You know how sometimes thoughts come to you when you’re in the shower, or driving, or working on a review of Blu Ray special features for Black Panther?  Yeah, I know, weird. Once upon a time ago, the Marvel catchphrase during their building of the MCU phases was “It’s All Connected”, and while maybe it’s not the […]

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Captain Marvel #128 Review: The One Where Thanos is a Hero

Captain Marvel and Zeta Flight are at the mercy of Lord Starkill and his Ravagers. Unfortunately for Starkill, he decided to make a deal to give “Corporal Marvel” over to “Thanos the Just” on Titan. Shortly, the Ravagers and Zeta Flight turn on their leaders, and it’s Starkill and Captain Marvel being taken to Thanos […]

Black Panther #167 cover by Brian Stelfreeze and Laura Martin

Black Panther #167 Review: A Complex If Questionable Explanation

Dr. Eliot Franklin, aka Thunderball of the Wrecking Crew, has wound up in jail once more. He receives a lifeline in the form of Shuri, who offers him a tentative task back in Wakanda. Black Panther needs his help in studying and tracking recent attempts to create synthetic Vibranium in the hopes of pinning down […]

Marvel Legacy Captain Marvel #125 Review: Alpha Flight Takes Off Once More

With the fall of Alpha Flight, Captain Marvel and her crew must decide what to do next. Earth still needs defending, but no one is willing to pay for another full-fledged space station at the moment. Meanwhile, a shape-shifter is seen entering Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S. Is it that shape-shifter? Bean visits Carol once again, and something […]

Marvel Legacy Black Panther #166 Review: The Sound Of The Klaw

The Klaw takes the stage as we discover his part in the chaos in Wakanda. We see what has been going on in Ulysses Klaw’s headspace and why he is here working alongside Zeke Stane, Doctor Faustus, and Zenzi the Revealer. Ta-Nehisi Coates lays out his version of the Klaw here. It is one that […]

Cover to Black Panther #18 by Brian Stelfreeze and Laura Martin

Black Panther #18 Review: The Beloved Strike

Black Panther and Shuri team up with the Dora Milaje in their move against Ras the Exhorter and his cult dedicated to the Originator gods of Wakanda. The Dora Milaje strike at where they believe Asira, a former flame of T’Challa’s who was kidnapped by his enemies, is being held. Meanwhile, T’Challa and Shuri fight […]

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Why Marvel Needs To Make America Chavez A Goddess

I touched on this with my America #7 review, and, even then, I saw this spinning off into a full article. So here we go. To start, I just want to point out that America Chavez’s backstory is already very mythological in nature. It tells an ethereal tale of near-perfect worlds formed by goddesses in […]

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‘Generations: Captain Marvel #1’ Review: A Classic Hero Returns

Carol Danvers has been thrown back in time and into the Negative Zone to find an ongoing battle on a planet she doesn’t recognize. Captain Marvel quickly discovers that she is witnessing an invasion of a planet by Annihilus, the Living Death. Thankfully, she is soon joined by her old friend and previous bearer of […]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar…Again

*Ties in to the Secret Empire crossover Man, heroes named Quasar just can’t catch a break anymore, can they? The Mighty Captain Marvel and her band of heroes find themselves at the end of their Secret Empire conflict. The Chitauri have them at the end of their rope. They’re broken, desperate, and even considering abandoning […]

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Ultimates Squared #100 Review: Hope Springs Eternal

Ultimates Squared #100 from Marvel Comics by Al Ewing, Travel Foreman, Filipe Andrade, Marco Lorenzana, Scott Hanna and Dan Brown with Matt Yackey brings to a conclusion Ewing’s long-running plot that has run through numerous iterations of the series, and connections through his other works at Marvel. In fact, it’s fair to say Ewing has […]

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The Mighty Captain Marvel #7 Review: The Tide Turns, And Then Turns Back Again

*Ties into the Secret Empire crossover In The Mighty Captain Marvel #7, Captain Marvel, Alpha Flight, the Ultimates, and the Guardians of the Galaxy continue their struggle against the Chitauri forces attacking Earth. The new cadets — Glory, A’Di, and Dante — find themselves in a bad position as they attempted to contact Earth with the […]



The Ultimates Go Audio – A Full Cast Recording Of Against All Enemies

Marvel Entertainment has joined up with GraphicAudio to produce The Ultimates: Against All Enemies by Alex Irvine. In this latest full-cast recording, the Ultimates – Captain America, Iron Man and Thor – face threats to humanity too powerful for conventional operatives to handle. The alien shapeshifters called the Chitauri were defeated by the Ultimates in […]

The Washington Post Spoils The Ultimates Big Time

Bleeding Cool has been warning you that something big was going to happen in the Ultimate universe. Something media friendly, something guaranteed to get column inches, to get people talking and popping into comic shops to see what all the fuss is about. And now it’s happened. If you are anticipating tomorrow’s Ultimate Comics: The […]

Jonathan Hickman And Esad Ribic To Relaunch The Ultimates

It’s a title criticised for having lost its way. Its first two series with Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch seemed to set the agenda for superhero comics, but a third series by Jeph Loeb and Joe Madueira was critically panned, and when Mark Millar returned to the book with a number of high profile artists […]