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And Finally… What If Jouaquin Phoenix Was Wolverine?

From Paul Thomas Anderson‘s upcoming film, Inherent Vice….  

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“Conor And I Do All The Brainstorming Together” – Anthony Del Col Talks Holmes Vs. Houdini

Christina Blanch, writer of The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood, talks with Anthony Del Col about Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini, both on sale Oct. 1 CHRISTINA BLANCH: How did this mash-up come about? Did Dynamite approach you or did you …

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What’s Next For Top Cow Following Aphrodite IX?

We have a really early look at what plans Top Cow has for the character of Aphrodite IX. Matt Hawkins and Stjepan Sejic are working on a title called IXth Generation that will be starting up in January. It’s the …

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Gerard Way Made Some Art – With A Few Hundred Fans – Last Night For New Solo Album Hesitant Alien

We love it when our music and our comics overlap. We just do. It doesn’t happen that often, and most of the time recently it’s Gerard Way and we’re very thankful for that. With upcoming work on Edge of Spider-Verse …

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Batman Stamps Make Their Debut At New York Comic Con

The Caped Crusader is finding a new home… in the top corner of envelopes. USA Today has the story that a new set of Batman stamps will be released in honor of the characters 75th anniversary. The Dark Knight joins The …

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Talking With Horror Master Brian Keene About A Life In Dark Fiction And Why He Isn’t Writing Futures End, Animal Man, Or Booster Gold

By Hilton Collins Brian Keene is a prolific writer who’s written more than 40 books, mostly in the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres, but his fertile imagination has planted seeds in other media. He’s penned comic books for various publishers, …

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The Return Of Batman’s Aunt Harriet, To Gotham Academy

There are many thing to enjoy about the new DC comic Gotham Academy. But one is, momentarily, the return of Aunt Harriet to the DC after thirty-five years. Aunt Harriet, first appeared in 1964 in Detective Comics #328  created by Bill …

Cannabis Puts Harley Quinn At The Top Of The Advance Reorder Charts

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

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Art Process – Patrick Berkenkotter On Vampirella #5

Vampirella #5 is coming out this week and we’ve got the process art for three pages done by Patrick Berkenkotter. A lot of times we get these pieces and it goes from pencils to colors, but here we get to …

Chantella Viala, The Rob Granito Of Canada?

This is Canadian artist Chantella Viala working on a painting. She is clearly a talented artist. But might she want to acknowledge the “inspiration” for some of her pieces? As she says, Everyday Chantella is currently working on new, unique pieces …

X-Factor Gets X-Voted?

Quicksilver – I’m sorry, Pietro Maximoff – will appear in the new movie, Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Which means that, yes, he will be joining the Avengers in their comic book as well. Which, yes, will coincide with the end …

Speculator Corner: Speedball #1 Out Of The Quarter Box And Into Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

Speedball, created by Steve Ditko, ran in his own series for ten issues in 1988 until it was cancelled. Robbie Baldwin, teenager, transformed into a cosmic singularity, a kinetic energy field of bounciness. The character was then resurrected for the …

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Well, X-Files Year Zero, I just bought some comic books. Let’s see what’s going on? Well, we seem to have another confluence between Marvel and DC, with the Justice League and the Fantastic Four looking at the good guys and …

DC’s Batman Comic Jumps To Five Bucks An Issue

The already-solicited issues of Batman #35-37, beginning the Endgame storyline, are increasing in size. To thirty pages of story each issue. And, as a result, the price of Batman by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, will be increasing from $3.99 to …

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The Big Reveals Of Today’s Thor And Captain America That We All Knew About Two Months Ago (SUPPOSEDLY SPOILERS)

Today, Marvel Comics publish Thor #1 and Captain America #25. The later has the following cover. Which may be surprising if you hadn’t watched the Colbert Report. Or read a newspaper. Or read the announcements online. Or even read Bleeding …

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Today’s Futures End Brings You… The Blood Moon (SPOILERS)

We have left the September Futures End month behind us, but last week’s New 52: Futures End, Booster Gold and especially Superman: Doomed #2 all lead into one book. New 52: Futures End #22, out today. Brainiac landing… somewhere. Encountering splinters …

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How To Read Twenty-Three Pages Of Matt Fraction And Chip Zdarsky Sex Tips. Why, That’s Down To You

I think I should just run the press release. Seriously, it’s by far the best way to do this. This November, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, creators of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning bestselling Image Comics series SEX CRIMINALS, will …

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Exclusive Extended Previews of Chaos #6, Sherlock Holmes Vs Harry Houdini #1 And More

We’ve got four exclusive extended previews here from Dynamite Entertainment. We start with the final issue of the Chaos series by Tim Seeley and Mirka Andolfo, then new series Damnation of Charlie Wormwood and Sherlock Holmes Vs Harry Houdini and …

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New Interstellar Trailer Expands On The Existing Universe

A new trailer has been released for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film, Interstellar, and it starts to show how different the world. In the opening of the trailer Matthew McConaughey and his family approach what looks to be a downed drone …

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More Doctor Strange Casting Rumors

The website This is Infamous has a new report up claiming that Marvel has tired of trying to convince Joaquin Phoenix to take the role of Doctor Strange and have offered it up to Ethan Hawke. Now, this is the …

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Zombieland Sequel Starts To Shamble Forward

Sony Pictures has kicked the sequel to Zombieland into gear. According to Deadline, the studio has hired Dave Callaham (Godzilla) to write the script with Ruben Fleischer who will return to direct. It’s said that Callaham’s darkly comedic script for …

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Avi Arad Brings Animated King Kong To Netflix

A new King Kong will be climbing on to the Netflix line-up in 2016. Kong – King of the Apes will be telling a very different tale as it is set in 2050 and Kong is a fugitive after destroying …

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White Collar Star Joins The Cast Of Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD

Tim Dekay, who is wrapping up a six-season run as FBI Agent Peter Burke on White Collar, has been cast is the role of turn-coat Grant Ward’s (Brett Dalton) older, abusive brother, Senator Maynard Ward. According to Zap2it, Dekay will …

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An All Different Fantastic Four Coming According To Miles Teller

“It’s different in every way.” That’s what Fantastic Four star Miles Teller told Vulture about the new film directed by Josh Trank. “All those actors were a lot older, their characters were in different places. The tone of this film …

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Angry Birds Animated Movie Reveals Cast

Angry Birds fans had a chance to unlock the cast information and a look at the new characters for the upcoming feature film over the last 48 hours by slinging one billion birds Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses) will be Red, Josh …

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Jon Stewart Spoils Batman v Superman During Ben Affleck Interview

Ben Affleck dropped by the Daily Show last night where he and Jon Stewart discussed the similarities between Argo and Rosewater along with Affleck’s upcoming films Gone Girl and Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice. Stewart questions the decision to …

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Sweet Release! Shadow of Mordor, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Forza Horizon 2, Skylanders Trap Team, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Wasteland 2

By Jared Cornelius As September comes to a close it’s a good time to look back at the metric ton of triple A games we got this month Destiny, Disney Infinity, and Hyrule Warriors just to name a few.  That’s not even taking into account the …

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Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises Arrives On DVD And Blu-ray This Week – Possibly The Last Studio Ghibli Film

In what’s being called a “Farewell Masterpiece” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, given the unclear status of the studio’s production in the future, The Wind Rises may indeed be a bit of a swan song, for now. The home …

In New Trailer For Tak3n, Liam Neeson Needs His Particular Skill Set For Revenge

Kidnap my family once, shame on you… kidnap them twice, shame on me… kill my wife, all bets are off. 20th Century Fox has released the trailer for Taken 3… or Tak3n as the logo says and here we see …

Behind The Scenes Of Dracula Untold – The Showdown

With Dracula Untold opening up shortly, the studio is pushing out more promotional videos. This one is a behind the scenes look at the showdown between Vlad (Luke Evans) and Mehmed (Dominic Cooper). Both actors talk about their experience preparing …

Joaquin Phoenix As Doc S… In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson’s seventh film is the first adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel. Its the story set in the late 60′s about a private detective named Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) who gets mixed up in a caper involving his …

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Dominic Cooper Officially Joins Cast Of Marvel’s Agent Carter

Marvel has announced that Dominic Cooper will be reprising his role of Howard Stark on the upcoming Marvel’s Agent Carter series for ABC. Cooper first played Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger and again in the Marvel One-Shot: Agent …

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Scorpion And NCIS: Los Angeles Crossover A Few Weeks Before Planned

We know that in the upcoming Halloween episode of Scorpion, Linda Hunt will be bringing NCIS: Los Angeles character Henrietta “Hetty” Lange to deal with Walter O’Brien’s (Elyes Gabel) crew. But an inadvertent crossover happened last night. At 9:30 PM …

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The SML Podcast – Talking Destiny, Smash Bros., Forza Horizon 2 And More

By Joe Cammisa     Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 85: Fulfilling our Destinies here on Bleeding Cool! This week is a lot less crowded as we’ve only got one guest this week, …

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Is Sleepy Hollow Keeping The Faith?

I’m aware that plenty of viewers will disagree with my assessment of the current trajectory of Sleepy Hollow on Fox but I’d like to think there are a few who might agree or at least see the reasonableness in my …

“Let’s Make A Come Back” – Birdman Gets First TV Spot

Birdman is about a washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero, but now must overcome his ego and family troubles if he is to mount a comeback through his role in a Broadway play. Birdman stars former Batman Michael Keaton, Spider-Man’s …