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The Sneakiest of Peeks Ahead at Marvel Comics #1001

Marvel Comics #1001 is out in three weeks. The sequel to Marvel Comics #1000, it continues the same overarching idea of an ongoing story by Al Ewing threaded through a litany one one page stories by the good and the great from Marvel Comics’ history. Currently that includes writers Al Ewing, Audrey Loeb, Jimmy Palmiotti, […]



Pathfinder Worldscape: Red Sonja #1 cover by Roberto Castro and Mohan

Pathfinder Worldscape Red Sonja #1 Review: Wordy but Fun

Red Sonja, King Rex, and Cave Girl ride out to find the Eye of Issus before the Holy Thern Death Cult only to find that the Therns have already reached the location of the Eye. This leaves our three heroes to find more creative means of reaching the Eye of Issus. Can they grab the […]

Justice Inc.

Writer’s Commentary – Joe Gentile Talks Justice Inc.: The Avenger

Dynamite has sent us a new writer’s commentary by Joe Gentile for Justice Inc.: The Avenger – Face of Justice #3, a good contender for longest comic title. The book is drawn by Alexandre Shibao and comes with this cool cover by veteran comic artist Tom Mandrake.  Pgs 1-2: In this scene, our artist (Alexandre […]

‘Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter’ #1 Review: Bloody Fun

Time to throw up another disclaimer (been doing this one a lot lately), I’ve not seen the original Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter film by Hammer Horror. I’ve also not read the House of Hammer comics in which the character was originally adapted to the comic book format. Anywho, who is Captain Kronos? Well, read the […]

Writer’s Commentary – Erik Burnham Talks Red Sonja: The Long Walk To Oblivion

We have a new writer’s commentary from Dynamite today. Erik Burnham talks about the Red Sonja: the Long Walk to Oblivion one-shot that hit shelves yesterday. The cover is by Moritat with interior art by Tom Mandrake. And welcome to the writer commentary for Red Sonja, the Long Walk to Oblivion. I’m your host, Erik […]

Artist Kewber Baal’s Commentary On KISS #7

Got a bit of a twist on the usual writer’s commentary, this time we have a creator’s commentary by artist Kewber Baal talks KISS #7. Kewber has been working for Dynamite for a while now and is an artist to keep an eye on. Cover by Tom Mandrake. Drawing KISS has really been a big […]

Hammer’s Captain Kronos To Return In The Pages Of A Titan Comic

One of the ultimate, cult-classic films is getting a new lease on life in the pages of a comic. Titan Comics is expanding its Hammer Horror line to include Captain Kronos. The new series will be written by Dan Abnett and drawn by Tom Mandrake. The series is the second from Titan, following The Mummy […]


Amy Chu On Telling The Backstory Of KISS: The Demon

Amy Chu talks to Byron Brewer about the debut of KISS: THE DEMON #1, on sale in January from Dynamite. Covers: Kyle Strahm, Tom Mandrake, and Michael Adams. BYRON BREWER: Amy, I just marvel at a writer being able to write a wonderfully serious sci-fi take on KISS as you have, much less two! Tell […]

Supergirl’s David Harewood Discusses J’onn J’onzz; Hopes For Chase’s Return

In tonight’s episode of Supergirl, J’onn J’onzz will finally reveal what really happen when he met Jeremiah Danvers. But as actor David Harewood told Bleeding Cool at PaleyFest last week, the switch from Hank to J’onn took him by surprise. “I didn’t know [initially],” he said. “I did the pilot as Hank Henshaw, thinking I […]

Tom Mandrake On The Last Days Of Kickstarting Kros

Tom Mandrake writes for Bleeding Cool, A lot of people have been asking–‘Why a Kickstarter?’ The story goes something like this– one day, about 10 years ago, John said, “Let’s put on a play”, and I said, “Well, my dad’s got the parts for a barn—all we need is someone to build it!” And that’s […]

John Ostrander And Tom Mandrake Turn To Kickstarter For Kros Graphic Novel

Kros: Hallowed Ground is a 128 page horror graphic novel by veteran comic book creators John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake. Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. The blood soaked battlefields of the Civil War draw Vampires who descend to feed on the wounded and dying as Blood calls to Blood. One man, a Vampire Hunter named Kros, stands against them, […]

Reprint Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

The following article was written last week and is reprinted today, along with the publication of the comic. Sometimes I dream of revolution, a bloody coup d’etat by the second rank–troupes of actors slaughtered by their understudies, magicians sawn in half by indefatigably smiling glamour girls, cricket teams wiped out by marauding bands of twelfth […]

First Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

Sometimes I dream of revolution, a bloody coup d’etat by the second rank–troupes of actors slaughtered by their understudies, magicians sawn in half by indefatigably smiling glamour girls, cricket teams wiped out by marauding bands of twelfth men–I dream of champions chopped down by rabbit-punching sparring partners while eternal bridesmaids turn and rape the bridegrooms […]

Doctor Who: A Room With A Deja View Released For The Week Of San Diego

IDW have just confirmed it. As Comic Con International: San Diego starts to groan into existence, on Wednesday, July 22nd, so my first Doctor Who comic with EricJ, Doctor Who: A Room With A Deja View is published. Basically, it’s now become a San Diego Comic Con comic, as much as the Complete Strangers In […]