You Look Like Death and Ghostwriter: Two Comics

Two comics this week. One of them, the first issue of a spinoff series, the other, a translation of an award-winning Spanish comic. You Look Like Death: Tales From The Umbrella Academy #1: First off, Chelsy Bloomfield took a closer look at this issue, which you can read right here. Gerard Way and Shaun Simon […]

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WWE Clash of Champions Results – A Brutal 3-Way IC Ladder Match

After a scintillating kickoff show that featured a match between Cesaro + Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Lucha House Party that we've already seen eight billion skillion times on Smackdown, Clash of Champions kicks off from the WWE Thunderdome in Florida with lots of pyro, which hopefully will burn away all the coronavirus. Incidentally, Nikki Cross, Nia […]

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Plasma Series Ecto-1 Has Arrived from Hasbro

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Plasma Series Ecto-1 Has Arrived from Hasbro

While fans are waiting for Ghostbusters: Afterlife to release in 2021 Hasbro builds up the hype. During Pulse Con 2020, fans were greeted with the first collectible from the upcoming film. The iconic Ecto-1 is driving on with its Afterlife appearance to the Plasma Series. The Plasma Series has been the newest toy line to […]

Taboo of Black Eyed Peas Talks New Werewolf by Night Marvel Comic

Taboo of Black Eyed Peas Talks New Werewolf by Night Marvel Comic

Earlier this year, Bleeding Cool covered Marvel's San Diego COVID-Con's Werewolf By Night presentation, which saw the creative team talk about this upcoming title. The new series will pair two of the most interestingly named writers in comics, Black Eyed Peas' Taboo and Benjamin Jackendoff, for this series, which Marvel advertised saying, "The hour of the wolf […]

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The Walking Dead CCO Gimple Says Rick Grimes Film Still Theater Bound

With less than a half-hour to go until TWD Universe Preview Special takes to our screens to fill out heads with thoughts of series returning, debuting, ending, and everything in-between. Between production delays and restarts, this October isn't exactly what The Walking Dead fans were expecting. On top of that, we have the original series […]

Shiny Lapras Raid Guide for Solo Pokémon GO Trainers

Will Mewtwo Be The Surprise Halloween Raid Boss In Pokémon GO?

Every year, Pokémon GO celebrates Halloween with a major event. Usually, longer than standard events, this late October celebration brings with it event-exclusive spawns such as Yamask, costumed Pokémon, Ghost- and Dark-types boosted in the wild and special raid bosses. Last year, Giratina Altered Forme with its Shiny release was featured as the Legendary Raid Boss […]

Top 5 Movies That Should Get a Licensed Comic Book

Top 5 Movies That Should Get a Licensed Comic Book

In Bleeding Cool's earlier piece about why licensed titles are one of the best gateways for new readers into the wild world of comics, we sang the praise of some great TV shows that have been continued or adapted into the graphic medium. We followed up with a list of TV shows that are perfectly […]

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WWE Clash of Champions – Lucha House Party vs. Cesaro and Nakamura

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's live coverage of WWE Clash of Champions. We watch this crap so you don't have to! The Clash of Champions pre-show featured the usual panel discussions and matches featuring whoever is valued so little WWE couldn't make room for them on the main show. That includes the Smackdown tag team champions, […]

ZOIDS Take the Stage with Full Wave of Reveals at Hasbro Pulse Con 2020

ZOIDS Takes the Stage with Full Wave of Reveals from Hasbro

Zoids are back and Hasbro is getting them full set of reveals. The line received a full panel at Hasbro Pulse Con with 9 reveals! Each Mega Battlers figure comes with a special battle mat that will have fans show off them heading toe to toe. Each Zoids figure comes with an attachable human rider […]

The Dark Knight Prologue #1 Front Cover

Obscure Comics: The Dark Knight & The Dark Knight Rises Prologues

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Power Book II: Ghost

Power Book II: Ghost Preview: Can Monet Help "The Prince" Become King?

Things are looking pretty good for Tariq St. Patrick (Michael Rainey Jr.) heading into Sunday night's episode of STARZ's Power Book II: Ghost– on both sides of the camera. Last week, franchise creator and executive producer Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson learned that the spinoff series will be returning for a […]

Transformers Arcee and Cheetor Get Exclusive with New R.E.D Figures

Transformers Arcee and Cheetor Get Exclusive with New R.E.D Figures

Two more Transformers have been revealed for the Walmart Exclusive Transformers R.E.D line. Standing for Robot Enhanced Design, this specialty series is here to show off the Autobots and Decepticons in their true articulated form. These figures do not transform but feature high amounts of detail in their design to show off their bot mode. […]

This Week, Marvel Comics #1000 Page Ties In To X Of Swords (Previews)

This Week, Marvel Comics #1000 Page Ties Into X Of Swords (Previews)

This was the Jonathan Hickman 1995 page from Marvel Comics #1000, drawn by Dustin Weaver. And published on August 28th, 2019, thirteen months ago. And in a months time, interacting directly with the current continuity in X-Men #13. We have seen the original Four Horsemen, reflected in that puddle of blood, through the Dawn Of […]

Kevin Smith directing Supergirl (Image: The CW-screencap)

Supergirl: Kevin Smith Praises CW Series, Wants to Direct One More Ep

A strange mix of news this week for Supergirl star Melissa Benoist. First, there was the news that the long-running CW series will be wrapping up its run with the upcoming sixth season. But that was followed later in the week with news from Benoist that brought a ton of smiles: she gave birth to her […]

Ubisoft Unveils Stormzy and Aiden Pierce in Watch Dogs: Legion

Opinion: Watch Dogs' Aiden Pearce Is The Worst – Does Ubisoft Know?

Aiden Pearce is possibly the most despicable "hero" of a AAA video game in years. He's the main character in Ubisoft's first Watch Dogs. Pearce is a hacker seeking revenge for the killing of his niece and goes up against mobsters, other hackers, and an evil megacorporation that's running a mass surveillance system on the […]

Piranha Comics Wants To Employ Former Comic Shop Employees In London

London has had a number of comic book stores over the years, some have been and gone. But Piranha Comics, with stores in Kingston Upon Thames, Bromley and soon in Watford is looking to find folk who used to work in those stores and maybe get them back into the game. I had a meeting […]

DIY: Comic Book Cover The Walking Dead (Image: A. Bodden)

The Walking Dead: Honoring TWD with Your Own DIY Comic Book Cover

With AMC's The Walking Dead coming to an end after eleven seasons (in 2022, but still…), the fanbase (myself included) are already starting to look back on the rollercoaster of emotion that was TWD. There have been tears and screams and random curses thrown at my screen… I even stopped watching the show because Hershel (the […]

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Writers, Actors, Musicians, Speak Out Against #RIPJKRowling Hashtag

What does the #RIPJKRowling hashtag signify? Well, JK Rowling has been continuing to hitting the headlines of late for more of the things JK Rowling has been hitting headlines for of late. Initially having earlier transphobic retweets dubbed as middle-aged moments, in May she accidentally cut and pasted a news report over a legal case […]

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster

It seems like every day a new comics creator, often a veteran of the craft, takes to social media with lofty ideas of how to fix the industry's readership problem. Often, the focus of their ideas are bookstores and how to get people who don't frequent comic shops to read comics. Scout Comics has attempted […]

'Scream 5': Film Coming Soon From 'Ready of Not' Directors *RUMOR*

3 (More) Things We Hope to See From the Upcoming Scream 5

Scream 5 is finally on the way, so with a cast announced and the premise revealed, there are a few things that we'd like to see in the return to Woodsboro. If you haven't figured out by our extensive coverage, we're definitely fans of the Scream franchise. After Scream was announced towards the end of […]

Star Wars HasLabs The Mandalorian Razor Crest Fully Funded

Star Wars HasLabs The Mandalorian Razor Crest Fully Funded

On Friday, Hasbro finally unveiled their upcoming Star Wars HasLabs campaign. Ever since the success of Jabba's Sail Barge, collectors were wondering what would catch the eye of Hasbro next and make it to the HasLabs realm. All surprises were revealed as we are headed to the Outer Rim with the iconic ship, Razor Crest, […]

Image Comics Tell Retailers That The Scumbag is The New Deadpool

Image Comics Tell Retailers That The Scumbag is The New Deadpool

Deadpool was co-created by Image Comics founder Rob Liefeld. So they might know a thing or two about him. And it's a way for Image Comics' marketing team to tag the upcoming launch of The Scumbag, a new comic book series written by Rick Remender – who used to write Deadpool as well, in the […]

Mick Foley Credits Dave Bautista for Political Testicular Fortitude

WWE Hall-of-Famer Mick Foley is known for his amazing character work, his willingness to take incredible bumps, and his legendary understanding of wrestling psychology. But nowadays, it seems, Mick wants to be known for doing the right thing when it comes to talking about politics on the internet. Foley, who had previously stayed away from […]

Shiny Lapras Raid Guide for Solo Pokémon GO Trainers

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Zapdos

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of these Legendary Pokémon, which Pokémon GO recreates with short descriptions in their Pokédex entries. However, looking into the roles these Pokémon play in other games, and even the anime, can enrich the experience of raiding these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor […]

The Daily LITG 27th September 2020

Gerry Conway, Pokémon GO Again in Daily LITG 27th September 2020

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. And at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's Gerry Conway remaking the comics industry or running around chasing Pokémon Go. The Daily Lying […]

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The Sandman Begins Shooting in 3 Weeks; Neil Gaiman Teases Exteriors

It's been a little more than a month since we last checked in on Neil Gaiman and how things were progressing on Netflix's live-action The Sandman series- and wow, what a difference a month makes. Stemming from Gaiman, Allan Heinberg (Wonder Woman, Grey's Anatomy), David Goyer (Hellraiser, Constantine), and Warner Bros. Television Group, the series was just […]

Transformers Galactic Odyssey 2-Pack Set Exclusive to Amazon

Transformers Galactic Odyssey 2-Pack Set Exclusive to Amazon

Transformers fans are about to get intergalactic with this new Transformers Generations War for Cybertron Earthrise 2-pack. On a special mission, Ratchet comes into contact with the Paradron medic, Lifeline. Both figures feature classic Generation 1 designs with Ratchet's iconic ambulance mode and Lifeline getting her sports car. Both characters get their blasters and will […]

Doctor Who Comics Team Bring Death To Life

Doctor Who Comics Team Bring Death To Life

Comic book writer Rik Hoskin writes: for Bleeding Cool: With lockdown upon him, veteran Doctor Who comics artist Russ Leach decided to turn his furlough time to creating the most ambitious graphic novel he'd ever attempted. The result is 80-plus pages of full colour, perfect bound graphic novel mayhem, comprising of a 60-page story and 20-page […]

Iain De Caestecker, From SHIELD to Wearing Tom Hollander's Nose in Us

Iain De Caestecker, From SHIELD to Tom Hollander's Prosthetic Nose

Iain De Caestecker has become a mainstay of geek life of late, acclaimed for his role-playing Fitz in Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. However, a very reduced role in the seventh final season gave him a little more flex in what other roles he might take. Which now includes playing the younger version of Tom Hollander's […]

New GI Joe Retro Collection Has Arrived from Hasbro

New GI Joe Retro Collection Has Arrived from Hasbro

Hasbro continues to celebrate the legacy of GI Joe with some new Retro Collection figures. These 3.75-inch figure stays true to that iconic first line of figures but features some new design and detail. Three solo figures were announced and the return of a classic GI Joe vehicle. Destro, Roadblock, and Scarlett return once again […]

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawa's Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawa's Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is another unusual manga by Naoki Urusawa. It's a satire about dreamers and con men, an art heist caper, a Magical Realist tale about romantic yearning, art lovers, and second chances with some political commentary thrown in. It's like a stew cooked from lots of leftover ingredients and spices. Kumiko […]

Fargo Teaser: No One Gets Off This Ride Until the Rollercoaster Stops

Fargo Teaser: No One Gets Off This Ride Until the Rollercoaster Stops

Though it might've taken a bit longer than star/EP Chris Rock and series creator Noah Hawley had in mind when they began production on Fargo, the fourth season ("installment") will finally see the light of day on Sunday night. With only hours to go, the network released a new teaser that offers viewers a fresh […]

Transformers Prime Hades Megatron and More Specialty Packs Coming Soon

Transformers Prime 10th Anniversary Reveals Include Hades Megatron

Hasbro is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the first season of the Transformers: Prime next year. Announced during Pulse Con 2020 that some new special reissue figures are on their way. Starting things off first is the Transformers Prime Hades Megatron who is getting his first US release. This special 2-pack includes the mighty Megatron […]

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Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1 Review: Profiteer Goes Full Karen

Empyre was billed as an Avengers/Fantastic Four event, but the main title felt a bit light on the latter. Now, the same week as Al Ewing wraps up the Avengers side of things with Empyre Aftermath: Avengers #1, writer Dan Slott and artist Sean Izaakse team up to deliver another epilogue with Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1. While Ewing's issue focused on […]

EG: Is Being Hero Mutually Exclusive With Being a Bad Parent?

My Hero Academia, Airbender & More: Do Heroes Have to Be Bad Parents?

After DC FanDome and mulling over the new concept behind Superman & Lois as working parents struggling to balance their professional and personal lives. I started thinking of parenting in pop culture and how it is often represented in terms of our heroes. Spoiler? It is not always a good thing. It must be tough […]

Shiny Lapras Raid Guide for Solo Pokémon GO Trainers

Shiny Lapras Raid Guide For Solo Pokémon GO Trainers

Lapras is currently in Pokémon GO raids as part of the Mega Buddy Challenge event which spotlights "big" Pokémon. As a Tier Three raid boss, this popular Water/Ice-type Pokémon from Generation One can be defeated by solo trainers. This raid rotation will leave with the end of the event on Monday night, so if you're […]