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IDW Publishing Comic-Con Recap

IDW Publishing was all over the place this weekend and we have 13 different articles to prove it from Star Trek crossing over with Planet Of The Apes to more Artist Editions. The home town publisher made excellent use of …

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Image Comic Comic-Con Recap

Image Comics got things off a little early by holding the Image Expo prior to preview night and then still had panels at the show. Here is a recap of our coverage of their panels and announcements. Eric Stephenson’s Key …

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DC Comics Comic-Con Recap

DC Comics had a lot of great announcements and panels this year, but they were all with a bit of sadness as this is the last Comic-Con for Bob Wayne as DC’s Senior Vice President – Sales. Having been a …

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Marvel Comics Comic-Con Recap

It’s travel day for the comic book industry as the mass exodus from San Diego begins and the ocean-side town returns to its everyday normality. The new books have been revealed, the new movies teased, new pilots screened and new …

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SDCC: Breaking Into Comics Right Now According to BOOM! Studios

Michele Brittany writes for Bleeding Cool: “This is my favorite panel to do,” started BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. Several BOOM! Studios writers and artists jointed Gagnon – it felt like a who’s who of titles I have been reading …

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SDCC: Color Design in Today’s Top Comics

Michele Brittany writes for Bleeding Cool: Color design is probably the furthest from your mind when reading your favorite comic book title. When done well, color becomes a seamless component of your reading experience, but when done badly, will stand …

Lying In The San Diego Gutters… Heading Home Again. At Least I Have A Home To Go To.

Saying goodbye to the “God pass”…. San Diego Comic Con has been a spate of hellos and goodbyes, last show for some, first show for many. We’ll be a running company by company summaries of the show (or rather the …

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How To Get The Death Of Wolverine #1 for $1 Instead Of $4.99. Erm, And Then $4.39 Postage

The Death Of Wolverine #1 is $4.99. An increasingly popular price point or such events, popular amongst publishers at least. But Dynamic Forces are bringing their retailer exclusive variant by JG Jones down to $1 for the first copy you …

Advance Reorders – The Effect Of Silk

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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“That Was A Little Too Rob Zombie And Mean To Want To Bring Forward” – Marc Andreyko On Chastity

Marc Andreyko has built a reputation for writing strong female characters. Add that to his familiarity with the existing universe and he was the perfect choice to bring back the Chaos! Comics character of Chastity for Dynamite Entertainment. He chatted …

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Image Comics: I Is For Ideas Panel – SDCC 2014

David Dissanayake writes for Bleeding Cool: Welcome to Image Comics’ fourth panel of the weekend, I is for Ideas, moderated by David Brothers, featuring Scott Snyder, Brian K. Vaughan, Joe Kelly, Kyle Higgins, Becky Cloonan, Ivan Brandon, Jeff Lemire, and Josh Williamson. Josh Williamson will be …

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LGBT Comics For Young Readers – The SDCC 2014 Panel

Joe Glass writes for Bleeding Cool: Another day and another LGBT panel at Comic-Con International. P. Kristen Enos of PRISM comics leads again, this time with a panel including Brian Anderson (So Super Duper, The Advocate),Charles “Zan” Christenson (Northwest Press, The Power Within), Dusty Jack (Scuttlebutt Ink, Mahou …

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Providing DRM Free Books – The SDCC ComiXology Panel

Madeline Ricchiuto writes for Bleeding Cool: Featuring: N. Steven Harris, John D. Roberts, Brandon M. Easton,  Joshua Fialkov, Becky Cloonan, and Chip Mosher. 100 Books for $10 for International Comiccon, brings you 100 books from ComiXology Submit. The deal is …

The People That You Meet At San Diego Comic Con: Your Comic Con Friends

Will Romine writes from San Diego Comic Con, Hey Gang! It’s your old pal Will Romine here, with another edition of “The People that you Meet at San Diego Comic Con”. Please read parts 1 and 2. Now, SDCC is …

Batman Cape/Cowl/Create Event Through Google Glass

Marq Romero writes, To celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary and the upcoming release of Batman: Arkham Knight, WB Interactive Entertainment held a one-of-a-kind exhibit at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Acclaimed artists from comics to tattoos to graffiti  gave their …

Live From The Dynamite Panel At San Diego Comic Con, With Quentin Tarantino

Okay, there’s Reginald Hudlin, Matt Wagner, Nick Barrucci here as well. But the massive crowd is here for Quentin Tarantino, to celebrate the publisher’s tenth anniversary, and a certain Django/Zorro crossover comic, the first sequel to any Tarantino work. How …

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Free On Bleeding Cool – Project Superpowers #0

And our final for Dynamite’s SDCC free comic book weekend is Project Superpowers #0 by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Stephen Sadowski and Doug Klauba. This goes with the deals they’re running all weekend for their 10th Anniversary. In celebration of …

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Original Sin Annual Plus A Blind Inhuman And His Dog Are Some Of Marvel’s Next Big Things

Joe Glass liveblogged this panel. The panel included Executive editor Mike Marts, senior editor Nick Lowe, and writers Charles Soule, Gerry Duggan and Mark Waid will be taking us on this tour of the next big storylines in the Marvel Universe, so stay tuned for live updates …

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Psycho-Pass Is Your Summer Binge-Watching Crime Anime – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: With all the talk about adult edgy series that invite binge-watching like The Wire or Breaking Bad, there are very few anime series that fit in that like Psycho-Pass does. Psycho-Pass is a hard Science Fiction police …

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SDCC 2014: I Fought A Great Lasertag Battle, But Lost The War

by Jeremy Konrad Hiding behind a metal barrier, the enemy is advancing. Smoke fills the air, as I peek around the corner to scope out the enemies hiding spot. We are the Green team, we are better than you team …

“I Will Have War” — The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, finally, here’s the first teaser:

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CM Punk Returns To…Chris Hardwick Hosted Show At The Nerdist Live

By Pete Sailer and Jeremy Konrad CM Punk aka Phil Brooks appeared on The Nerdist Podcast at the Balboa Theater in San Diego last night. Since leaving WWE after the Royal Rumble in January, CM Punk has been the top …

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Film Schooling: Insider Insights Into Indy Filmmaking – Post Production And Momentum

By Chris Hood    (This is Part Nineteen of an ongoing series to help educate aspiring filmmakers on the process of making their first film. Previous articles in this series can be found at BleedingCool.com and MovieIndustry.com) Parts: 1, 2, …

The Simpsons / Family Guy Crossover Preview From Comic Con

Shown at San Diego Comic Con Saturday, and airing September 28, the Simpsons crossing over with Family Guy is appropriately called “The Simpsons Guy“.

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The Following’s Third Season – Ryan Hardy Finally Has Happiness, But He’s Going to Have to Fight Really Hard to Keep It

Abigail Raney writes for Bleeding Cool: Or, as Kevin Bacon explained it, the smoother a lake is, the more ripples you can cause by throwing a giant rock into it. The lake is apparently Ryan Hardy, one year after the …

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For New Red Band Trailer From Comic Con

Hilton Collins and Will Romine covered the Sin City: A Dame To Kill For panel at Comic Con, some good tidbits there from Robert Rodrigues, Frank Miller,Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson and Josh Brolin, so check that out) and now you can see the trailer that …

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Supernatural Season 10: Monsters, Musicals, William Shatner?

Abigail Raney writes for Bleeding Cool: I’d say most of what you need to know about where season ten of Supernatural picks up can be encapsulated in the brief teaser that was offered at their panel. Sam and “demon Dean” …

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Banshee SDCC Panel – Looking Ahead To Season Three

Jayson Zachery writes for Bleeding Cool: Banshee is at the forefront of Cinemax’s attempt of getting foot hold in today’s television pop culture market and joining the rest of the premium channel club with their laundry list of hit shows.  …

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The Sons of Anarchy Panel Teases Prequel Plans, Makes Kurt Sutter Cry

Abigail Raney writes for Bleeding Cool: Going into the final season of Sons of Anarchy, creator Kurt Sutter promises that this is the most proactive we’ve ever seen protagonist Jax Teller. Rather than reacting to the chaos around him, Jax …

Constantine Does Still Smoke. And Got Kicked Out Of Hotel Rooms At San Diego For Doing So.

John Constantine is DC Comics’ best known smoker. Starring in the series Hellblazer for 300 issues and now the Constantine comic, we’ve been used to seeing him lighting up in the shadows, while creating a supernatural con trick including, at …

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Megan Fox, Will Arnet, Matthew McConaughey, Dwayne Johnson And Christopher Nolan On The Paramount Panel At SDCC

Joseph Schmidt writes for Bleeding Cool: SpongeBob Squarepants is in the house. Well, not really, but the voice actor Tom Kenny is. Kenny played a new trailer for SpongeBob’s live action film, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. After the …

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American Dad Finishes Out Fox Run And Moves To TBS With Uma Thurman

Ray Flook writes for Bleeding Cool: American Dad Executive Producer Matt Weitzman announced the show will premiere on TBS on October 30 and will air on Mondays. The new season to include Uma Thurman as Francine’s sister Gwen and the …

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First Look At Sleepy Hollow Season 2 From Fox

Fans of Sleepy Hollow, here is a fist look at the second season thanks to EW. Here we see Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) dabble in the magical arts, as he and Abbie Mills (Nicole Baharie) use the skull of Headless …

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Live From The Strain Panel In Hall H At San Diego Comic Con – Peeling Del Toro’s Banana

The audience screaming for The Strain, the first show to make it into Hall H for its first season, were promised a cannister of gummi worms afterward, Straing style. What followed was a preview viewing of today’s episode of the …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Cast Chats During SDCC

We get more insight into the new Avengers: Age of Ultron from EW and their mini-panel discussions with the cast. First up, Chris Hemsworth – Thor, Chris Evans – Captain America and James Spader – Ultron. Then we have Elizabeth …

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Renard Is Returning – Grimm Panel From SDCC

Abigail Raney writes for Bleeding Cool: Grimm’s Producers Promise “to answer every question eventually” Maybe not in season four, but assuming the show goes long enough, the producers say they have a plan for every mystery they’ve put into the …