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IDW Appoints New Heads Of Kids, Family, YA Division

IDW yesterday announced that Jeff Brustrom, Daniel Kendrick and Erika Turner have been picked to build a new initiative within the publisher's Kids, Family and YA division. Brustrom joins IDW Entertainment as the newly appointed Vice President of Kids, Family and Animation where he will oversee the development and production of a growing slate of […]

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The Boys Spinoff Series Set at Supes College Gets Amazon Order

Looks like Amazon Prime was so upset with Eric Kripke's weekly release schedule for The Boys that they punished him with a spinoff series. That's right, coming off the international success of the second season, the streaming service has given a fast-track series order for a superhero college-based series (no title announced) written The Boys […]

WotC Reveals New Visual History Book - Magic: The Gathering: Legends

WotC Reveals New Visual History Book – Magic: The Gathering: Legends

Wizards of the Coast revealed a brand new book this week with Magic: The Gathering: Legends: A Visual History. Along with the help of WotC, the book was written by journalist Jay Anneli as they explore the vast history of a trading card game that's been going on for nearly 30 years. This is, at […]

More Delays To Marvel Comics Due To Printers

More Delays To Marvel Comics Issues Due To Printers

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported on Marvel Comics delays due to printer issues, in different areas. Well, there are more to come. Again, comic book stores served out of Diamond Comic Distributors' Plattsburgh, NY Distribution Centre will be hit the hardest. Orders for Avengers #36 and the Fortnite variant and the two Alex Ross […]

Animal Kingdom Season 5 - What We Know

Animal Kingdom Season 5: Where Things Were Left & What We Want to See

So we didn't get any Animal Kingdom from TNT this summer, despite everything being lined up and squared away for the fifth season (curse you, COVID!) – but that's okay. Hopefully, they won't make us wait until next summer to get the answers we crave. It could drop in January, though that's pure speculation on […]

Atari Has Partnered With Ultra To Add Games & Services To Atari VCS

Atari Has Partnered With Ultra To Add Games & Services To Atari VCS

Atari has announced another partnership with an online platform as they will be bringing Ultra to the Atari VCS. If you're not familiar with the service, it's basically a one-stop-shop for gamers to browse indie titles as well as games exclusive to the platform for people who don't have the cash or don't feel like […]

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No More Commissioner Harvey Bullock? (Batman #100 Spoilers)

Harvey Bullock first appeared in Detective Comics #441 in 1974 and was created by Archie Goodwin and Howard Chaykin before reappearing in 1983 from Doug Moench and Don Newton in Batman #361.He was also one of the lead characters in the TV series Gotham, played by Donal Logue. Originally a corrupt cop, he ended up becoming […]

The Antifa-inspired anarchist stable known as Retribution have invaded WWE. While the names of the women have not been revealed, the men are, from left to right, Slapjack, T-Bar, and Mace.

AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT in Ratings; Retribution's T-Bar Responds

AEW Dynamite once again handily defeated WWE NXT in the Wednesday Night Ratings Wars, as NXT failed to even beat the 12:45 AM airing of Late Night Dynamite on Tuesday in the 18-49 demographic and struggled to top it in viewers. However, just as AEW fans were feeling cocky, T-Bar, the leader off WWE's hot […]

DC Comics Mera Creates a Splash with New Kotobukiya Statue

DC Comics Mera Creates a Splash with New Kotobukiya Statue

Kotobukiya has finally unveiled its newest DC Comics Bishoujo statue featuring Mera. Coming out of the Aquaman comics, this Queen is standing other own in this beautifully crafted statue. Her body was crafted with expert hands to give her a dynamic feel from her flowing hair to her moving fingers. Even her costume shines and […]

Suicide Squad #9 Review: Wildly Entertaining

Shazam #15 Review: An Effective Done-In-One

If you've seen the very engaging Zachary Levi-led cinematic version, you know that Billy Batson is not exactly the pure-hearted youth he once was. This comic book dives face first into that modern interpretation as Shazam is all about that hero life but drastically less interested in school or, say, his studies.   Starting off with […]


Utopia Sneak Preview: Wilson Wilson Knows a Whole Lot About the Group

In less than twenty-four hours, the world of Utopia will unleash its secrets as Amazon Prime and Gillian Flynn's fantasy-conspiracy-action-thriller-adventure series (trust us, all of those and more are accurate descriptors). Having been treated to a "red band" trailer (which gave us a completely different impression of the series) as well as a look at the […]

Pokémon GO Battle Night & Flying Cup Postponed

Giratina Origin Forme & Moltres Are October Raid Bosses In Pokémon GO

Niantic has announced the first slate of Pokémon GO raid bosses for October, and they're exactly who many trainers predicted. Zapdos will leave raids on October 2nd, replaced by Moltres. The Fire/Flying-type Legendary bird will stay for a week, before being replaced by Giratina Origin Forme, which will be available Shiny for the first time in […]

Alex Ross, Thor and Venom Top Advance Reorder Charts

Alex Ross, Thor and Venom Top Advance Reorder Charts

Alex Ross' Timeless variant covers for Marvel boost bunch advance reorder titles this week, and Donny Cates fourth prints do a lot more as well. Dune, We Live and Commanders In Crisis make for non-Marvel bumps… Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market, the advance reorder chart. Where retailers try to increase […]

Hallmark Announces The Titles And Stars Of Their 2020 Christmas Films

Hallmark Announces The Titles And Stars Of Their 2020 Christmas Films

Death, taxes, and Hallmark Christmas films–nothing can stop them. Apparently not even a pandemic, as Hallmark has announced that over 40 new holiday films will come at us this season, part of the 2020 Countdown to Christmas. For those who are not familiar: starting October 23rd- yes, before Halloween, Hallmark begins showing nothing but holiday […]

Funko MCU - Guardians of the Galaxy - Groot Edition

Funko MCU – Guardians of the Galaxy – Groot Edition

One of the biggest stars to come out of Guardians of the Galaxy was the lovable tree, Groot. This character only said three words, "I am Groot" and we loved every minute of it. As we dive deeper into the Funko Marvel Cinematic Universe with Guardians of the Galaxy, we had to single out all […]

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Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 Review: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

While it's billed as the "aftermath" of Empyre to get that precious #1 on the cover, Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 is essentially Empyre #7. The full creative team of writer Al Ewing, artist Valerio Schiti, colorist Marte Gracia, and letter VC's Ariana Maher return for this epilogue issue. It wraps up the whole event with a second, more planned wedding for Hulkling […]

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Rick and Morty: Dan Harmon Weighs In on Voice Cast Whitewashing

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty has had an interesting Emmys run this year, Obviously, the biggest news is that the Adult Swim series made it two years in a row when it comes to winning the award for Outstanding Animated Program. Then came the animated duo's guest appearance during the Emmy Awards […]

Critical Role Announces The Launch Of Non-Profit Organization

Critical Role Announces The Launch Of Nonprofit Organization

Critical Role announced today that they have launched a brand new non-profit organization, aptly named the Critical Role Foundation. The goal of which is to bring together their community to help out other organizations in need, furthering their philanthropic efforts and helping build relationships with other nonprofits. This is an official 501(c)(3) that will operate […]

Hey Jim Lee, Those Were Michael Davis' Parties, Not Milestone's…

The re-re-reannouncement of the return of Milestone Media comic books at the DC Fandome online event over the last month, had a special resonance for Bleeding Cool readers. For a start, it was the first time any of the announcements had mentioned that Bleeding Cool contributor Michael Davis was one of the founders of Milestone, […]

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Doctor Who "Pyramids of Mars": The Quinessential 4th Doctor Story

This is a new series we're launching about BBC's Doctor Who where we pick a story that sums up the personality and era of one particular Doctor. The story is not necessarily the best or the worst of that Doctor's era, just the one that we feel is the perfect introduction and summation of that […]

Scorpina Arrives In Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid

The folks at nWay revealed the last character coming to Season 3 for Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid, as Scorpina makes an appearance. The character wasn't really in question as the teasers for the reveal have shown them in shadow this entire time, and it's pretty hard not to see the head with that […]

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Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 Review: Exactly What You Expect

Rob Liefeld, more than any comics artist, has ever belonged to an era, is the living embodiment of what people think of as 90s comic art, and he embraces that with confidence and glee in his heart. You can see it when he speaks in interviews. The man loves what he does and seems to […]

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Peacemaker: James Gunn Clarifies Timeline Talk, GotG Filming & More

HBO Max and James Gunn surprised a whole bunch of fans on Wednesday when they announced a straight-to-series order of eight episodes of action-adventure-comedy series Peacemaker. Set to explore the origins of the character from Gunn's upcoming The Suicide Squad, the series finds John Cena reprising his role from the film and Gunn writing all […]

Digimon TCG Slated For Worldwide Release

Digimon TCG Slated For Worldwide Release In January 2021

The Digimon franchise has been a mainstay in Japanese media since its inception. From the Digimon World series of video games to the anime, Digimon has gotten ample attention from its devoted fanbase. However, one aspect of the franchise has been neglected time and time again. Digimon's card games, whether its the Digi-Battle Card Game or the CCG, […]

Preview of Steve Strode Pax Americana #1 From Image Comics

Preview of Steve Skroce's Post Americana #1 From Image Comics

  Bleeding Cool already posted about Post Americana, a new comic series by Steve Skroce, coming from Image Comics in December. We called it Pax America because we are all morons. So here, with a preview of the first issue, is a chance to make that right. So, yes, from the co-creator of We Stand […]

A look at who's hosting and the musical performance for Saturday Night Live Season 46 opener. (Image: NBC)

Saturday Night Live Season 46 Opener: Chris Rock, Megan Thee Stallion

When NBC's Saturday Night Live returns to Studio 8H to kick off its 46th season on October 3rd (kicking off the first of the month's five episodes), it does so with a friendly face at the hosting controls and one of the hottest rappers today ready to own the stage. On Thursday, SNL announced that alumnus […]

Amazon Announces Its New Cloud Gaming Service Called Luna

Amazon Announces Its New Cloud Gaming Service Called Luna

Amazon decided to reveal something new today for cloud gaming fans as they're launching their own service which will be called Luna. According to the company, the system is designed for instant play using the Amazon Web Services (AWS), and will work much like Google Stadia does where it can operate over multiple devices as […]

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Wolverine Art by Greg Land, Kev Walker, Salvador Larroca – Preview

Bleeding Cool already gave you a bloody look at Wolverine: Black, White & Blood, the new high-end art anthology launching from Marvel Comics in November. But here's a look at some more artwork, from Kev Walker, Greg Land and Salvador Larocca from its second issue in December 2020… WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE BLOOD #2 (OF 4) […]

Forrest Gump Actor Tom Hanks Paid Part of Production Costs

Forrest Gump Actor Tom Hanks Paid Part of Production Costs

There's no secret about how much 1994 and 1995 were watershed years for actor Tom Hanks winning back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994). What people may not realize is as much as Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis believed in adapting the late Winston Groom's novel to film, Paramount Pictures put […]

Let's Look At Hasbro's New Ghostbusters Plasma Series Neutrona Wand

Let's Look At Hasbro's New Ghostbusters Plasma Series Neutrona Wand

Ghostbusters collectors can add a really cool piece to their collections coming up soon here. For those that do not know, Hasbro has taken over the toy license as of this year. They already have a line of six-inch Marvel Legends style figures on shelves, and now they are dipping the toes with premium role-play […]

Joe Glass Speaks on "The Pride" Coming to Dark Horse

Joe Glass Speaks on The Pride Coming to Dark Horse

Writer/creator Joe Glass, a former Bleeding Cool contributor, is bringing his long-running series The Pride to Dark Horse, where it will be re-released in a 456-page omnibus in June 2021. The series follows FabMan, who is on a mission to assemble an all LGBTQ+ team of superheroes called the Pride. This group forms to fight not […]

Superman cries in anguish at the thought of a Justice League devoid of Zack Snyder's vision before the release of the Snyder Cut.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 5 Ways a Snyder Cut Could Improve the Series

A lot of bad things have happened in 2020, but one that pretty much makes up for all of it is the fact that earlier this year, Warner Bros finally agreed to release the Snyder Cut, a version of the failed 2017 film Justice League that restores the original vision of director Zack Snyder. Snyder […]

Pokémon GO Battle Night & Flying Cup Postponed

Pokémon GO Spotlight Hours For October 2020 Include Exclusive Pikachu

For the first time ever, a Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO will debut a new Pokémon. Niantic has announced the full set of Spotlight Hours for October 2020, with the expected slots for Ghost-type Pokémon, but also two surprise weeks featuring different versions of Pikachu. Here are the choices for all four Spotlight Hours, as well […]

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore? (Spoilers)

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore? (Spoilers)

This is the solicitation for issue #2 of Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, published by DC Comics. Followed by a little speculation on our part. RORSCHACH #2 What's the connection between an aging comic book artist and Rorschach? That's the question the detective investigating the attempted assassination of […]


Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin: HBO Max Offers Series Order Details

Less than a month after reports surfaced that HBO Max was looking at a modern series spinoff, the streaming service has given a direct-to-series order for Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, from executive producer/writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and co-executive producer/writer Lindsay Calhoon Bring (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). "We're such huge fans of […]

Funko MCU - Guardians of the Galaxy - Rocket Edition

Funko MCU – Guardians of the Galaxy – Rocket Edition

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe decided to get cosmic so does Funko with their massive line of Guardians of the Galaxy Pop wave. There were a lot of characters in this set with the two fan-favorites getting priority with Rocket Raccoon and Groot. Bradley Cooper took over like the infamous voice of Rocket was a […]