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The New Spider-Woman, Silk, To Get Her Own Marvel Comic Book?

Marvel Comics have applied to register a trademark for the word “Silk” for “Comic books; printed periodicals in the field of comic book stories and artwork; printed visuals in the nature of comic book stories and artwork; posters” Basically, if …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Project Superpowers #1 By Jim Krueger And Alex Ross

Dubbed “The Greatest Heroes Ever Lost to History”, Project Superpowers was a team up of writer Jim Krueger and artist Alex Ross with Carlos Paul to bring back some of the Golden Age heroes that had been left languishing in …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Futures End To Edge Of Spider-Verse, Roche Limit, Butterfly, Aliens And More

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

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Late Night Fun – How Long Will Superheroes Live?

Seems there is a company who specializes in infographics. Design by Soap has put together a lot of fun infographics on their site including the one below that looks at the life span of different superheroes. This would be helpful …

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Scott Lobdell Knows What The Kids Really Like – Signed X-Men Comics For Free

Reports have coe in from a number of retailers at Rose City Comic Con. Scott Lobdell buying his own X-Men comics from them for a dollar apiece, over 150 at last count, walking to his table, signing them all and …

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Orbiting Around Annihilator, Prometheus, Wild’s End, Dawn/Vampirella, Copperhead And More!

Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: This week, we play to the screen with Annihilator #1, dig for fire with Prometheus #1, enter the woods with Wild’s End #1, lull …

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Get Your Free First Issue Of Devil’s Due’s Tales Of Mr. Rhee: Karmageddon Chock Full Of Horror Goodness

New Devil’s Due series Tales of Mr. Rhee debuted last week, and Devil’s Due and author Dirk Manning (he of Bleeding Cool writing fame) are kindly offering us a free issue to get us acquainted with the series. They say: …

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Thor’s Comic Review Column – Multiversity: Society of Superheroes, Sirens #1, Futures End Month: Week 3

This Week’s Comics Include: The Multiversity: Society of Superheroes: Conquerors from the Counter-World Sirens #1 Futures End Month, Week 3 The Multiversity: Society of Superheroes: Conquerors from the Counter-World #1 ($4.99, DC) By D.S. Randlett (@dsrandlett) This is a ridiculous …

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The Evolution Of Juan Ferreyra’s Art On Colder: The Bad Seed #1

Eisner-nominated series Colder from Dark Horse, by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra, is returning for a second arc in Colder: The Bad Seed. The first arc of Colder pitted especially unusual mental patient Declan (his body temperature is below liveable …

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Speculators’ Corner: Gotham And Harvey Bullock

The first episode of Gotham airs tonight. Everyone at Bleeding Cool has seen it, and I think it’s great. Mad as a bucket of badgers, closer in tone to Luthor in that respect, but most entertaining. And while most viewers …

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Denise Dorman Asks – Is Cosplay Killing Comic Con?

Denise Dorman is the wife of famed comic book/sci-fi/fantasy illustrator Dave Dorman. She is a regular at comic conventions, accompanying her husband. And, for Bleeding Cool, she decided to lift the curtain on a conversation being had widely within the …

Lying In The Gutters – 22nd September 2014 – Double Axis

New control pads created by fans for the DC board game Axis Of Villains to add some desperately-missing female characters to the game… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week Are Grant Morrison And Jonathan Hickman Planning A Sneaky Crossover? Your …

Fail Over Green Lantern Godhead Covers

Comic book covers tend to have a bit of a flock mentality. They find out what works, what sells, what appeals and then they all race to do exactly the same thing. So that no one sells any more as …

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How To Become A High-End Hoarder Of Alan Moore’s Crossed +100

Leading on from last week’s reveal of Alan Moore and Gabriel Andrade on a six issue arc of Crossed set 100 years in the future from the Crossed outbreak, and fully scripted as well as cover-designed by Moore, we revealed …

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Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

Tuesday, September 23rd The 100th meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8 pm at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby). …

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Ch-Ch-Changes – Marvel And DC Comics In October, From Action Comics To All-New Miracleman

Another look at upcoming comics, that might differ from how they were originally solicited… Justice League #34 will be drawn by Scott Kolins, not Doug Mahnke and Keith Champagne. It also has the cover above by Jason Fabok, originally intended …

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Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 22nd September 2014 – The Futures End That Could

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend …

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“I Think Both Ladies Are Strong Characters…” – Joseph Michael Linsner Talks Dawn / Vampirella

As we hit the third issue of Dawn / Vampirella from Dynamite Entertainment, Byron Brewer check in with series writer and artist Joseph Michael Linsner to talk about bring two iconic female characters together for the first time. BYRON BREWER: …

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The SML Podcast – The Insanity After A MAGFest Event Happens Live


By Joe Cammisa     Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 84: Manic Mayhem After MAGFest here on Bleeding Cool! I don’t know. Where do I start? It’s the night that MAGFest 8.5 ended …

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Maze Runner Opens With $32.5 Million And Gets Sequel

The Maze Runner opened this weekend to $32.5 million domestic and $81.5 million worldwide. For a summer blockbuster that would be considered horrible… but for a YA novel adaptation in late September it was enough for Fox to greenlight a …

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Robert Orci Steps Away From Power Rangers For Star Trek

Good news for Star Trek fans means bad news for Mighty Morphin Power Ranger fans… or is that the other way around? Deadline is reporting that Robert Orci has had to step away from executive producing the reboot of the …

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The Marvel Cinematic Method – Can It Be Taught?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a money making juggernaut and other franchises and studios seem to be lining up to follow their playbook. But it’s more than just the big companies trying to mimic their success… The University of …

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AMC To Add Humans To Its List Of Programs

AMC is going to pick up where Xbox Entertainment Studios left off. The network has closed a deal to co-produce/distribute a sci-fi drama called Humans. The deal with Kudos and Channel 4 is for an eight-episode series based on a …

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What’s On Tonight – Gotham, The Black List And More

It’s a busy TV night as a lot of the new and returning shows make their debut. Here is a little reminder of what is on so you have time to set your DVRs. This won’t be a regular column, …

The Little Film That Couldn’t – Scenes From Stretch

Let’s start the morning off with something a bit strange. The guy who did Smoking Aces and The A-Team, Joe Carnahan, made a new movie. The film is called Stretch and is the story of a debt-ridden chauffer (Patrick Wilson) …

It’s A Hard Life For A Tokyo Ghoul – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, The summer anime season is coming to an end, and that includes season one of Tokyo Ghoul, a series that’s been getting a certain amount of buzz, partly because it’s one of the few horror series this …

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Was Aquaman Already Introduce To The DC Cinematic Universe?

This one has been bouncing around for a day or two and I think it may be a long shot, but you never know. A site called SchmoesKnows says they know how Aquaman will be introduced into the DC film …

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Game Of Thrones Tidbit With Possible Spoilers

An actor from Game of Thrones who appears to be dead told a reporter in an interview that perhaps we’ve not seen the last of their character. The fact that Game of Thrones has a body count as if it …

Sony Releases Red Band Trailer For The Interview

Sony has released the Red Band trailer for the Seth Rogen and James Franco film The Interview. The plot of the movie is Franco is a television celebrity and interviewer while Rogen is his producer. In an attempt to do …

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Has True Detective Uncovered One Of Its Cast?

After the first season of HBO’s breakout hit True Detective, folks have been wondering what exactly they were going to do next. The story following stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson was wrapped up in season one and the same …

Fox News Takes Sexism In Comics To A Whole New Level

In a segment that looks like its right out of the 1950s, Fox & Friends this morning did a report that started off with what they called the “wussification” of Popeye and lead to complaints about Thor being a woman …

James Spader Shares His Take On Comic-Con

James Spader had a very busy year already. The actor wrapped up the first season of his hit series The Black List, hopped on a plane and flew over to film Avengers: Age of Ultron where he got to play …

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When Will We Get To See Firestorm On The Flash?

The thing with television shows based on comics is that just because you get a character with the same name as one in the comics, you may not get the exact same character. We saw that in Arrow with Kate …

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The Gaming Top 10: Microsoft Buys Mojang For 2.5 Billion And trailers For Silent Hills, Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy XV And More

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool: I hope you like trailers, because we got tons. This is a mixture of the Tokyo Game Show happening throughout this week in tandem with the build up to the hugely crowded Q4 period. …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Time Heist

So, I’ve just seen Doctor Who: Time Heist. 1. I Stole A TARDIS And Ran Away. I’ve Been Running Ever Since… The Doctor left Gallifrey as a thief, and has nicked a fair few things over the years, from parts …

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The Gray Ghost: The Lost Reel – A Fan Film For BTAS Fans

Fan films can be hit or miss but when done right they are usually fun. If you liked Batman: The Animated Series and more specifically the episode Beware The Gray Ghost with the Gray Ghost voiced by Adam West, then …