Young Animal


Gerard Way's Young Animal Returns in July with Doom Patrol and 2 New Series

Gerard Way’s Young Animal Returns in July with Doom Patrol Plus 2 New Series

DC Comics has officially announced the return of Young Animal, the 90s Vertigo nostalgia-themed imprint curated by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way. Way returns with co-writer Jeremy Lambert for a new Doom Patrol series, Weight of the Worlds, with art by James Harvey, Doc Shaner, Nick Pitarra, Becky Cloonan, and more. With over six […]

spider-man no more young animal

Gerard Way: Young Animal No More?

Gerard Way‘s ’90s Vertigo revival, Young Animal, will take a hiatus after the current run of mini-series, according to a scoop by Comics Beat’s Alexander Lu. The line was plagued by delays to its flagship title, Doom Patrol, though Way claims that book will return, along with Young Animal in some capacity, in the future. […]




Weekly Crossover ‘Milk Wars’ Mashes Up Young Animal And The DCU In January

Gerard Way’s Doom Patrol may have experienced some technical difficulties with coming out on time in the past year, but in the case of announcements for Saturday’s Vertigo and Young Animal panel at New York Comic Con, the comic was early, for once. DC Comics accidentally leaked the press release early, revealing everything that will be […]

Mags Visaggio And Sonny Liew Launch Eternity Girl At Young Animal In March 2018

Early Saturday morning, ahead of an upcoming panel at New York Comic Con, DC Comics accidentally leaked all their top secret announcements for Vertigo and Young Animal. Oops! Their loss is our gain though, especially because we now know that Eisner-nominated creator Magdalene Visaggio will team up with artist Sonny Liew for a new six-issue […]

doom patrol

Doom Patrol Shocker: Next Three Issues Delayed, Again

You would think Doom Patrol by Gerard Way and Nick Derington was a Marvel super-mega-crossover event with the amount of times it’s been delayed. Over the past year, Doom Patrol, the flagship book of DC’s Young Animal imprint, has had a teeny, tiny little problem. The book can’t seem to come out on time. It’s […]

young animal

NYCC Speculation: Are These The New Faces Of Young Animal?

Perusing the panel listings for New York Comic Con, its October 5th-9th date fast approaching, has certainly rung some alarm bells for where the announcements and new info might be coming from. One such panel that has us wondering is the Vertigo/DC’s Young Animal panel on Saturday, October 7th. The panel is described as: “Comics […]


Gerard Way’s Young Animal To Crossover With DCU

Announced today at the DC press breakfast, Gerard Way’s Young Animal imprint will crossover with the proper DCU. In addition to a subtle revelation that Young Animal is officially under the Vertigo banner following DC’s recent restructuring, we also learned some exciting news about a new crossover between Young Animal and the DC Universe. Shade […]


Unfollow May End In April – What Does That Mean For Vertigo? #AskBC

Bleeding Cool reader Thomas Holmes writes to ask us: It looks as if UNFOLLOW will end at 18. That leaves less than a handful of regular Vertigo continuing titles. Is this imprint on the chopping block? When DC announced that they’d be starting up what basically amounts to a second Vertigo, closer to Vertigo’s original […]




“Comics For Dangerous Humans” – Young Animal At NC Comicon

By Jonathan Rich, Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent DC Comics’ newest imprint Young Animal has already made a name for itself for being different and Saturday at NC Comicon the creators involved in making these ‘comics for dangerous humans’ talked about what makes the experience resonate for their discriminating readers. “To think freely is to […]


Gerard Way To Launch Young Animal Comics At NCComicon In November

Last year at the North Carolina Comicon, at Durham Convention Center, Bleeding Cool reported that Gerard Way talked about bringing back his Doom Patrol pitch. And so it came to pass. This year, he returns to NCcomicon for all three days, running from November 11th to 13th. And will be using it to launch his Young […]

Another Glimpse At Gerard Way’s Young Animal Comics From DC….

Gerard Way has been giving more sneak peeks into the upcoming Young Animal mature readers line from DC Comics. What is emerging from each book is the difference in tone- they are all doing their own thing, and it is wonderful. I grow more excited as I see them come together, watching the collective vision […]