Tom King



Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

Tom King and Tom Taylor Team Up on Twitter to Cancel Mitch Gerads

Tom King and Tom Taylor Team Up on Twitter to Cancel Mitch Gerads

Tom King and Tom Taylor are often confused largely due to both being comic book writers with the name Tom. But what if these two superstars teamed up for a common cause? How powerful would they be… and would they put that power to good use? We got to see exactly that happen Saturday when […]


Batman 85

Mikel Janin Shows Off Pages From Batman #85 at CCXP

Comic Con Experience, also known as CCXP, is a Brazilian multi-genre entertainment and comic convention. It is based on the San Diego Comic-Con event and has attractions and contents about comics, TV series, movies, video games, literature and internet. They say that it’s the largest pop culture festival in the world, but that means that […]


Batman and Kite Man Walk Into a Bar in Tom King’s Final Batman #85

At New York Comic Con, Tom King told Den Of Geek about his then-planned ending to Batman, “I think I still might do a scene. I really want to do a scene with Batman and Kite Man in a bar, just drinking beers. At Porky’s bar, of course. I had a big debate, should it […]



Did Tom King Just Kill Off Kite-Man in Batman #84? Hell Yeah…. (Spoilers)

Today sees Tom King’s penultimate issue of Batman, with Mikel Janin. Batman #84. And it’s not about Bruce Wayne – not directly. Instead, it’s the story of Thomas Wayne, the Flashpoint Batman, a man who lost his son at the hands of Joe Chill, a gunman on the streets of Gotham, and became a Bat. […]


How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers

How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers

Pennyworth is by far and away the best adaptation of a comic book into a TV show to date. A crazy remix of Michael Caine‘s Alfie and The Ipcress Files with both The Prisoner and The Avengers TV shows, as well as an alternate history that has more in common with Joker than with Gotham […]

Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Could another unauthorized sequel to Watchmen be on the way? Superstar writer Tom King posted an interesting photo to Twitter on Thursday, showing all twelve issues of Watchmen (#7 looks like it’s hidden behind #6) and noting that he’s reading them as “research for a thing.” Research for a thing. pic.twitter.com/JQOS7qbx7s — Tom King (@TomKingTK) […]


Batman Will Remain Twice-Monthly in 2020 - Batman #100 in August?

Batman Will Remain Twice-Monthly in 2020 – Batman #100 in August?

A while ago, Bleeding Cool reported that Tom King was fired off the ongoing Batman gig with #85, twenty issues shy of his planned run on the series, he was given one of his twelve-issue maxi-series, Batman/Catwoman to finish his story, with artist Clay Mann. DC Comics confirmed the news, but in a DC-PR-arranged interview with Entertainment Weekly, Tom King […]



Tom King Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Tom King’s a Real Bastard – and Why He Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Batman kills babies. Tom King makes people cry. And if they’re not crying, they’re definitely feeling something. At New York Comic Con last weekend, the line to meet Tom King stretched across all of Artist Alley. (Those people had to buy something from his booth to earn their spot in line.) So just why hasn’t […]