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Full Marvel Comics December 2019 Solicitations... Incoming...

Walt Simonson Returns to Thor in December

Legendary creator Walt Simonson is returning to Thor this December at Marvel Comics… but not as the new writer. Simonson joins Tom DeFalco, Kathryn Immonen, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, Mike Hawthorne, and more in one of Marvel’s 80th-anniversary one-shots. The comic was revealed in Marvel’s full December solicitations, which you can view here. Of course, […]


Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike has Passed Away

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

Kazuo Koike, the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub (along with artist Goseki Kojima) and one of the most prolific creators of manga, has died. His official Twitter account and various news outlets reported that Koike, 82, was hospitalized for pneumonia and passed away on Wednesday. Koike is the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub […]

Infinity Countdown

Infinity Countdown Draws on Simonson’s Thor to Tease Following Super-Mega-Crossover Event

Face front, true believers! Marvel has heard your complaints: there aren’t enough super-mega-crossover events, and the super-mega-crossover events Marvel does publish aren’t “big” enough! That is what you’ve been saying, right? Well, Marvel is finally going to do something about it! The publisher released a trailer for the upcoming super-mega-crossover event Infinity Countdown, a five-issue […]

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Blu-ray Release Special Features, Hella Hela, and More

Thor: Ragnarok was one of the most delightfully enjoyable entries in the MCU (my personal opinion), and at long last it’s coming to physical media (you know, Ultra 4K, Blu-ray and DVD). Perhaps the most anticipated part of the release happens to be Taika Waititi‘s director’s commentary – the pineapple romper-wearing Kiwi has already offered a few […]

New Gods Special #1 Review- A Good Tribute To The King

With the 100th Anniversary of the King himself, Jack Kirby, being this year, DC has decided, in addition to the Kamandi Project, to release one-shots of many of Kirby’s creations at the company. Among the first of these they released is, arguably, the most popular of the King’s creations at DC, The New Gods. There […]



DC to Celebrate Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday with Ambitious Post-Apocalyptic Series

Kamandi Challenge To Commemorate Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday Next Year

Back in April, Bleeding Cool told you a little bit about DC’s plans for something they called Kamandi Challenge.  Now comes further word about the project, which is based on the world Jack Kirby created and DC Comics launched in 1972 in Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Kirby died in 1994 and 2017 would have […]

Walter Simonson On The Order Of Orion (UPDATE)

Walter Simonson wrote on Facebook about the upcoming Orion Omnibus, collecting his New Gods-based series. He wrote, I received comp copies of the Orion Omnibus from DC Comics late yesterday afternoon. I believe it’s due out in a few weeks.  The physical package is nicely done, but I have decided to express publicly, in a way […]

A Jonathan Hickman Page From This Years’s CBLDF Liberty Annual

The CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014, supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, is publishing by Image Comics on the 8th October –  with the Final Order Cut-Off date set for Monday. The writers on the comic are Jeff Parker, Stan Sakai, Marc Guggenheim & Tara Butters, Jonathan Hickman, Brian Wood, Amy Chu, Al Ewing, Robin Furth, […]

IDW Announces John Buscema Silver Surfer, Walt Simonson Manhunter Artist’s Editions, Stephen King & Simonson Lawnmower Man Portfolio

Joshua Stone reports from Wondercon: IDW has announced their third Artist’s Edition featuring art by Walt Simonson, Manhunter and Other Stories, to be released in September. It will include the Manhunter story from the classic 1973 Detective Comics backups, along with Simonson Batman, Dr. Fate, Metal Men, and Captain Fear material. IDW Special Projects Editior Scott Dunbier shared that […]

Bleeding Cool Solicitation For June

Time for a little self promotion as the solicitation is out for Bleeding Cool Magazine #11. This is the issue you’re going to want as summer time kicks off. Get prepared for San Diego Comic Con and all the summer blockbusters with this issue! Plus… seriously… a Walter Simonson cover! BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #11 Retail […]



Is X-Men Gold The Most Expensive Issue Of X-Men Ever?

In November, as part of the 50th anniversary of the X-Men, Marvel are publishing X-Men Gold, with creators Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Fabian Nicieza, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Bob McLeod and more. Chris Claremont, it may surprise some to learn, is exclusive to Marvel Comics. He’s had a rolling contract with the publisher that pays him […]

Grab A Snack With George Perez, Mark Waid and Bill Willingham

The Baltimore Comic-Con (website) is trying something new this year and I have to say, it sounds pretty intriguing. Instead of doing your standard “preview night” that most cons do now… which is really just starting the con the night before for a few hours… they’re going with the All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception. On Friday September […]

More On Walt Simonson’s New Epic Series From IDW, Ragnarok

We just told you about this down in that IDW panel lightning-round write-up, and here’s some more about Ragnarok: San Diego, CA (July 19, 2013) – IDW publishing is proud to announce an all-new creator-owned series by Walter Simonson! Ragnarök will explore Simonson’s beloved Norse mythology, as well as much, much more. Coming in 2014, […]


IDW Announces New Artist Editions Of The Maxx, Hellboy, Star Slammers, Romita Spider-Man, Marvel Covers And Basil Wolverton’s Horizontal Weird Worlds UPDATE

Announced at the IDW Artist’s Edition panel…. (and see the end for an updated write-up of the panel). Recreations of the original art for Sam Kieth’s Maxx… Mike Mignola’s Hellboy… Walt Simonson’s Star Slammers… Classic Marvel Covers, a very thick volume recreating the original cover art for Marvel in the sixties and seventies. More John […]