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Wondercon Swipe File: The Skeletor Of Spades

On the left is Tom Bryski, currently exhibiting at Wondercon, in Anaheim. And on the right is a design by Josh Ellingson from 2008. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They …

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‘Catfights! Swords! Whips! Last-Minute Rescues! SEXYTIEMS’ – Bleeding Cool Talks To Alex De Campi About Lady Zorro

Once upon a time I poisoned Alex de Campi. Some dodgy sausages at a barbeque at our place. She threw up all over the patio. I spent the next day picking it all out. But we made up. Now she’s writing …

When Jan Duursema Called Out Florent Belmonte Over Darth Maul, And The Internet Joined In

Florent Belmonte is a French artist with a penchant for Marvel, DC and Star Wars imagery, and was recently featured on Geek Tyrant, showing off his work. But one recent piece raised the ire of Jan Duursema, as it bore quite …

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Wondercon So Far In Photos

It’s still up in the air about whether this year’s Wondercon attendance or events are bigger than last year’s, and last year’s show was a very strong one. Saturday will tell. Until then, photos from the opening of the show …

Could You Have Your Comics Delivered Wednesday By Amazon Drone? ComiXology Talks At WonderCon – Or Rather Doesn’t

We will have a full blown panel report from Michele Brittany later. But there was one thing very clear at the Wondercon ComiXology panel. No one was saying anything. ComiXology boss David Steinberger said that since the sale to Amazon was still …

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Justice Inc Pulls Together The Shadow, Doc Savage And The Avenger

For fans of the old pulp novels, the title Justice Inc is very familiar… Its the company run by The Avenger. No, not the Marvel Comics super team and it has nothing to do with John Steed and Emma Peel. …

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Yanick Paquette At Wondercon: The Lowly Entomologist Makes Good In Comics, Collects ‘Crazy Writers’

After a heavy traffic day at Wondercon (and things are just heating up really for the big day, Saturday), fans found it amenable to chill out with Yanick Paquette who definitely brings the cool with his long history in comics …

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Swag! Wondercon Edition

It wasn’t a bad first day when it comes to swag. There was even some free stuff at the con, including DC being uncharacteristically generous, Dark Horse being nice as usual, and IDW really putting out quite a few ashcan …

Up To 76% Off Warlord Of Mars And Dejah Thoris Digital Comics Today…

Ah, Dejah Thoris. As Alex de Campi will say in an interview scheduled later today, as a result of Dynamite’s covers, we know her better than her gynaecologist. Anyway, for the next three days, Dynamite are running a ComiXology sale …

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Bloodshot Joins The Unity Team With Unity #8

Valiant has signed their top free agent to the big team roster. (Yes, occasionally I do sports metaphors.) Bloodshot will join X-O Manowar, Ninjak, the Eternal Warrior, and Livewire as the newest member of the Unity team in UNITY #8 …

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Flash Gordon #2, In Black And White

Dynamite are looking to up orders on Flash Gordon #2. And this is one way to do it. Retailers who increase their initial orders by 20% can then order additional copies on top of that, of the Flash Gordon #2 Rare …

So… How Was The Wondercon Parking For You Then?

You were warned… ACC Pro-tip #8: Parking is $12 and can fill up fast, arrive early to make sure you have a spot. @wondercon #StarWarsRebels — Rebels Report (@RebelsReport) April 12, 2014 But reality is an even greater teacher. It …

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Scott Snyder Calls For His Batman Colourist – And All Colourists – To Get Cover Credit And Royalties

Earlier today we ran an article by Rico Renzi, again calling for increased credit and recognition for the role that colourists play. You really should read it. Scott Snyder seems to agree, especially the colourist for his Batman run, FCO Plascencia. He …

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Pop Culture Hounding The Remains Of Cullen Bunn

By Chris Thompson Following on from last week’s chat with Iron Fist’s Kaare Andrews (which you can still listen to here) – this time around I catch up with prolific writer Cullen Bunn (Magneto, Sinestro, The Sixth Gun) to talk …

Why Cover Credits And Royalties For Colorists Should Matter – Rico Renzi Speaks Out

By Devon Sanders Recently, artist Yanick Paquette drew attention to the fact that certain publishers don’t pay any sort of royalty or give cover credits to some of comics’ most important and hardest working creative, its colorists, and we covered …

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Getting DC All Access At Wondercon – From Jim Lee To Shelly Bond (UPDATE)

It was a full hall shortly after the opening of Wondercon and just as DC’s booth at the con is front and center, DC snagged one of the earliest opening panel times for the show as well in their “all …

Transformers Primacy From IDW In August 2014 , GI Joe: A Real American Hero Will Continue… And So Will Normal GI Joe!

At the IDW Hasbro Panel at Wondercon, IDW just announced a new Transformers series beginning in August, entitled Primacy. This was the expected name of the sequel to their previous series, Monstrosity, to be written again by Flint Dillewhich rejigged much …

Superman Unchained Is “Ultimate Superman” – It’s Lois Lane’s Time To Shine

It’s become a habit at one comic convention to talk about what you’ll be doing at another comic convention. At the DC All Access Panel today at Wondercon, the DC COmcis representatives talked more about Batman Day, celebrating the 75th …

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Bizarre And Totally Cronenberg First Trailer For His Debut Novel

Very disturbing, very bizzare and doesn’t really give anything away about the plot.

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The Castle of Horror Podcast’s Horror On Netflix Retrospective Presents: John Dies At The End

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror …

Our Best Look Yet At Godzilla In New TV Spot

There comes a moment in each big movie’s advertising campaign when you begin to feel like you’ve seen too much before seeing the movie itself. Are we about to cross that line with Godzilla? I wouldn’t say so just yet, …

Two Anime Trailers – New Movies For Lupin III And Doraemon

Not quite as friendly as the late-70s Miyazaki version, is it? Looks intriguing though.

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Film Schooling: Insider Insights On Indy Filmmaking Part 6 – Pre-Production, The Cinematographer, And First A.D.

By Chris Hood (This is Part Six of an ongoing series to help educate aspiring filmmaker on the process of making their first film. Previous articles in this series can be found at BleedingCool.com and MovieIndustry.com) Pressing on with your …

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Bioshock Movie May Be Back On

I doubt Sony registered the URLs for nothing.

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Big Marco Polo Adventure Film Drawing On Both Hollywood And Chinese Talent And Financing

As Hollywood and Chinese cinema snuggle up ever closer – honestly, I think they’ll be all but indistinguishable by 2025 – the expensive co-productions continue to pile up. According to Variety, China Film Group and Paramount have banded together to …

A Featurette On The Virtual Cinematography Of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

When do we get a trailer for the next Hobbit film, whatever it’s going to be called?

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Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight Live Read Gets Samuel L. Jackson And A Poster

Very, very curious who else will be taking part. But not, you know, $200 curious.

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Angry Parents, eBay, And Frozen Merchandise Burning Up

By: Julz Hendricks It’s no secret that Frozen has literally taken the world by storm. Not only has it grossed over 1 billion at the Box Office, and won a plethora of awards, but it has warmed the hearts of …

Bleeding Cool Looks At Son Of Batman, Ahead Of Tonight’s Premiere At Wondercon

Tonight’s the night … the World Premiere of Son Of Batman, the 20th DC Universe Animated Original Movie, at WonderCon in Anaheim. The World Premiere will start at 6:00pm, followed by a panel discussion featuring Jason O’Mara (Batman), Sean Maher (Nightwing), Xander …

When Bleeding Cool Caught Up With Steven Knight To Discuss His Extraordinary New Film, Locke

Tom Hardy fans should absolutely love Locke. I certainly do.

When Bleeding Cool Met Lukas Moodysson To Discuss We Are The Best

Adapted from the comic Never Goodnight and deeply charming.

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Steven Spielberg To Direct Tony Kushner-Scripted The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara

Though it’s not his next film, Spielberg has added the historical drama to his slate.

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Sinister Sequel Gets A New Director

Filming starts this summer.

First Trailer For Jersey Boys, Clint Eastwood’s Film Of The Stage Smash

Eastwood is generally taken very seriously as a director so don’t be surprised to see this picture in the running for Oscars next spring.

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Watch The First Three Minutes Of Joss Whedon And Brin Hill’s In Your Eyes

That’s a hell of a hook.

First Trailer For Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black Season 2

“This is like… next level crazy.”