Putting The Rifleman Back Into Comic Books

Putting The Rifleman Back Into Comic Books

Craig E. Sawyer writes: You may know me as a writer of comics, and sometimes writer of articles that appear in the hallowed halls of Bleeding Cool, unless Rich Johnston hasn't had his morning tea, then I receive the J. Jonah Jameson styled email telling me to write better, and take better pictures of Spider-Man […]

Masters of the Universe: Revelation

Masters of the Universe: Revelation: Kevin Smith Clears Up Rumor Again

It's been a little more than three months since Netflix, and director and "Uber-Geek" Kevin Smith announced the voice cast for its sequel anime series return to Eternia, Masters of the Universe: Revelation (more on that impressive list below). Since that time, Smith and writers Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October […]

Ninjala is getting a second open beta.

Ninjala's Second Open Beta Test Is Running Right Now

In case you missed out on the first go-around, the second Ninjala open beta test is taking place this weekend. We have the complete listing of times from GungHo Online Entertainment as they bring you their free-to-play multiplayer battler. You can download the demo from the Nintendo eShop here, as the testing will kick off […]

Batman: Gotham Nights #6 Review -- "Joker's Most Diabolical Scheme"

Batman: Gotham Nights #6 Review: The Joker's Most Diabolical Scheme

In another stunning triumph, this issue brings a surprising but wholly factual indictment of the Dark Knight Detective's defects in an unusually effective way. Shortly after the Batman's first year concludes, the criminal justice system is so overloaded with suspects that the government claims they need more prisons to keep up. Well, of course, that […]

A look at the original January 2021 schedule with revised Batwoman image, courtesy of The CW.

Batwoman: CW Lets Us Play One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

To put the situation in terms of a relationship, it would appear The CW is ready to move on from the Ruby Rose-lead first season of Batwoman. During the same week that Rose issued her first public comments on leaving the popular Arrowverse series, The CW did a little "switcheroo" when it came to the […]

7 Pride Items From Hot Topic That Are Loud and Proud

7 Pride Items From Hot Topic That Are Loud and Proud

With Pride Month coming in just mere days, it's time to treat yourself to some new Pride gear to celebrate. Hot Topic has some of the cutest items to share your Pride all year long. Hot Topic has been a massive supporter of the LBGTQ+ community, and they are a real safe space for everyone. […]

London's Forbidden Planet Will Be Opening Again on June 15th

Forbidden Planet Will Be Opening Up English Comic Shops on June 15th

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the future of Forbidden Planet in the UK, especially the London Megastore. I have cycled past it a couple of times, but a lack of posting on social media and the websites closing for maintenance has led to a fair amount of panic, and someone even setting […]

"Becky" Directors on Bringing the Scary Mofo Out of Kevin James

Becky Directors on Bringing the Scary Mofo Out of Kevin James

This episode Jason talks to Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott, the directors of Becky (debuting June 5), a new revenge thriller about a teen girl, Lulu Wilson, who faces off against a gang of neo-Nazis led by an unusually villainous Kevin James. You guys have called it an "ultra-violent Home Alone." Say the producers: Spunky and rebellious, […]

Pokémon Masters is getting its fair share of new content over the next few weeks.

Here's What You Can Expect From Pokémon Masters Soon

Pokémon Masters is adding a slew of new content at the end of May and early June, including a new story event and Sync Pair. If you've been waiting for a reason to return to the game, this might very well be it, as there's a lot being added that anyone can participate in, as […]

Suicide Squad #5 Review -- "Real Steel In Its Spine"

Suicide Squad #5 Review: It Has Real Steel In Its Spine

With forceful characterization, dazzling visual choices, and real steel in its spine, there is a lot to like about the newly revitalized team's efforts here. Uneasy allies as some of the "traditional" Squad try to play nice with the vastly more powerful extrahumans who have a mission to fix what Task Force X breaks; there's […]

A look at Owen Hart in Dark Side of the Ring, courtesy of Vice TV.

Dark Side of the Ring: Chris Jericho on Chris Benoit, Martha Hart/AEW

Vice TV's second season of Dark Side of the Ring bookended its critically-acclaimed ratings hit with two of the most tragic and controversial subjects in pro wrestling history. The two-part opener focused on the lives and tragic deaths of Chris Benoit, Nancy Benoit, and their son, Daniel; wrapping up with a look at the shocking death […]

Monument Valley maker Ustwo Studios has launched Go Go Bots on Facebook Gaming.

Monument Valley Developer Ustwo Launches Go Go Bots On Facebook

Monument Valley creator Ustwo Studios has joined forces with Facebook to debut a new game: Go Go Bots. The new instant game is available on Facebook Gaming and was created exclusively for the platform. As part of Facebook's Instant Games service, Go Go Bots can be played via mobile devices and links or instant message […]

Joe Biden References Marvel Writer Christian Cooper in Address

Joe Biden References Marvel Writer Christian Cooper in Address

This week, former Marvel Comics writer and editor Christian Cooper hit the headlines after a video taken with his sister and comics writer Melody Cooper in which he was confronted by one Amy Cooper (no relation) in the park, while he was birdwatching. Christian asked Amy to leash her dog as the regulations stated, at […]

X-Men: James Mangold “Daphne Keen Carried Logan”

X-Men: James Mangold "Daphne Keen Carried Logan"

There's no doubt the biggest breakout star for Hugh Jackman's final outing as Wolverine in Logan (2017) was Daphne Keen. The young actress played Laura/X-23, a young female clone of Wolverine. The main difference between the two is Logan/James Howlett has three claws on each hand and a skeleton enhanced by adamantium. X-23 has two […]

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" Launch Trailer Delivers Explosive Action

Captain Price From Call Of Duty is Doing Charity Shoutouts

How would you like to get a shoutout from Captain Price himself from Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare? You can for a great cause. Activision and Infinity Ward announced today on Twitter that they have partnered up with Cameo to give you a chance at getting a personalized recording from the Captain, with all the […]

Newsarama To Move Under GamesRadar Domain URL From Monday

On Monday Newsarama, one of the oldest comic book news reporting websites will be losing its unique URL, as it moves under the GamesRader domain to become gamesradar.com/newsarama. Newsarama has been owned by Future US, Inc. for some time, but will now sit alongside Total Film and Edge magazines as part of GamesRadar. This move comes […]

Stories from the Show: SNL At Home

Saturday Night Live Cast Takes Us Behind the Scenes of SNL at Home

The March 7 edition of NBC's Saturday Night Live ended the night like SNL usually does: guest host (Daniel Craig) stands front-and-center, usually with music guest (The Weeknd) and a special guest if there was one that week (Sen. Elizabeth Warren), with the cast and house band on stage surrounding them. There was no way […]

"Nine To Five" Makes A Brief Appearance During The Game Awards

Redhill Games Releases First Nine To Five Gameplay Trailer

It's been a minute since we heard anything about Nine To Five when the game made its debut announcement at The Game Awards. Redhill Games did a wonderful job promoting the game for the brief moment we saw in the middle of all the chaos, but they didn't really do much on the follow-up until […]

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Comic Store In Your Future – We Reopened Where is the Product?

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics of Ankeny, Iowa writes Comic Store In Your Future weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. This month's Magic Pre-release for Ikoria arrived May 15th along with the release day material that usually shows up the following Friday. My vendor for the shipment really let me down. Weeks ago, I […]

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Ric Flair Gets Paid, Mick Foley Quits Twitter, and More Wrestling News

Do you need a few quick wrestling news updates ahead of tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown? Okay, we suppose we can oblige. Here are a few stories making the rounds. It looks like Ric Flair has managed to squeeze some money out of WWE for using The Man nickname for Becky Lynch. According to PWInsider, […]

Call Of Duty: Warzone Introduces Battle Royale Duos

Call Of Duty: Warzone just got a new mode that should make people who love duos happy as you now have Battle Royale Duos. As you might already suspect from the name, the mode will focus on sending in teams of two into the middle of the warzone map to fend for themselves and try […]

Star Wars Rebels Black Series Vs. The Daily LITG, 30th May 2020

Star Wars Rebels Black Series Vs. The Daily LITG, 30th May 2020

These are strange times, but The Daily LITG is becoming a valuable way to quantify just what comic book geek culture is up to in this time of trial. Right now it appears all about Star Wars Rebels Black Series.  Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters, a long-running run around the day […]

Vince McMahon and Donald Trump in a storyline face-off, courtesy of WWE.

New Biography of Vince McMahon in the Works from Abraham Riesman

Abraham Riesman is working on a new book about WWE's Vince McMahon, the author revealed on Instagram Friday. Riesman, a journalist who writes for outlets such as New York Magazine and bird-themed pop culture website Vulture, is also the author of an upcoming book about Stan Lee, True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan […]

Warhammer 40,000 Comes To Life with McFarlane Toys

Warhammer 40,000 Comes To Life with McFarlane Toys

We saw a glimpse of what McFarlane Toys was planning on doing with their Warhammer 40,000 license. It looks like we are finally getting another update that shows off not just one but three upcoming figures. This will defiantly please Warhammer community and them figures are highly detailed and beautifully crafted. Each of these figures […]

Shazam! Jiggles Around Geoff Johns and Jeff Loveness Issues

Geoff Johns and Dale Eaglesham Finale on Shazam! Gets Shuffled

The following issues of Shazam! have shifted contents from their original solicitations. Originally the long-delayed Shazam! #12 from DC Comics looked like this: SHAZAM! #12 (RES) (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham Revealing his devious plans, Mr. Mind attacks Billy Batson and the entire Shazam family! Pushed to the limit by a fierce battle against […]

Eden's Ultimate Streaming Service

HBO Max, Move Over: EdenTV+ Is The Streamer You Need in Your Lives

Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, Peacock, plus whatever Quibi's trying to do: all these streaming services are making my head spin. I mean, really, you're telling me I have to sign up for like seven different streaming services all for a few shows on each (HBO Max the latest)? Yes, companies all want my hard-earned […]

Giveaway: Ten Steam Codes For Dungeon Defenders: Awakened

Giveaway: Ten Steam Codes For Dungeon Defenders: Awakened

Would you like to get a code to play Dungeon Defenders: Awakened on Steam? We have a chance for you to do so as we have ten codes to give away. Chromatic Games were kind enough to give us a set of codes to give out for people to play the game. However, because there's […]

Final Issues of RWBY and gen:LOCK No Longer Printed by DC Comics

DC Comics has been publishing two comic book series that appear to be coming to an end, RWBY and gen:LOCK. Both are digital-first series which see the comics later published in print. DC Comics has decided to bring both to an end but also not release their final issues in print, instead, publishing collected issues […]

Ryan Gosling making selfies at The Nice Guys' photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2016 in Cannes . Editorial credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com

The Wolfman Reboot is Reportedly Being Developed for Ryan Gosling

If there is something good that has come out of 2020 it's that the Universal Monsters live again. No one was really sure what if The Invisible Man was going to be any good right up until the first screenings started to happen. Universal Pictures has been trying to get their monster universe up and running for […]

The Xenomorph T-Rex Return with Plague Variant from Rebor

The Xenomorph Swarm X-Rex Returns with Plague Variant from Rebor

Rebor does it again as they announce another Swarm X-Rex figure. This one will feature a new Plague Variant that has a new head sculpt and paint scheme. The X-Rex brings back the magic like the Alien Xenomorph animals we saw from Kenner years ago. The X-Rex will have a removable tongue and head done […]

Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a Graphic Novel

Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a DC Graphic Novel

In what seems a little bit like the night of the long knives, DC Comics has decided that the issue of the Sandman Presents: Lucifer comic published in March before the shutdown, will be the series final ongoing issue. Instead, the unpublished #19 to #24 by Dan Watters and Sebastian Fiumara will now be published […]

Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) in Young Sheldon, courtesy of CBS.

Young Sheldon: CBS Series Lands Streaming Home at HBO Max

In a move that caught us by surprise not because it was so surprising but because we thought it was a "done deal", CBS's Young Sheldon will be joining the "mother ship" series The Big Bang Theory over at HBO Max. The newly-launched streaming service locked in a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution […]

Dastarque: On Dungeons & Dragons Homebrew Worldbuilding

Dastarque: On Miscellaneous Alterations In A Homebrew D&D Capacity

Hello there, loyal readers! As you may be aware, I am working on conceptualizing a homebrew Dungeons & Dragons campaign in a setting I've created called Dastarque. I've already covered such topics as alignment shifts and the world I'm working on in a very general sense. Today, I'd like us to journey a bit deeper into […]

DC Comics To Publish House Of Whispers Final Issues Digital-Only

More cancellations to come. DC Comics has told retailers that they have decided to no longer publish the Sandman Presents series, House of Whispers, by Nalo Hopkinson and Dominike "Domo" Stanton in print. The most recent issue #20, that was published on May 27th, will be its last – though this wasn't mentioned in the […]

Star Wars Fans Start Petition For Extended Cut Of Revenge Of The Sith

Star Wars Fans Start Petition For Extended Cut Of Revenge Of The Sith

Star Wars fans have seen how successful the Snyder Cut fans were, and have a new cause. Fans have started a petition for Disney/Lucasfilm to release an extended cut of Revenge of the Sith, the third film in The Skywalker Saga, and the final movie of the prequels. The original cut of the film has […]

Lamborghini's The Real Race has Entered the Esports World

Lamborghini's The Real Race Has Entered The Esports World

One of the world's most powerful automobiles, Lamborghini, has entered the world of esports — specifically sim racing. Partnering with Assetto Corsa Competizione by Kunos Simulazioni, the inaugural virtual one-make series The Real Race, starts on May 29. The tournament consists of five qualifying weekends, before the live finale hosted at the Lamborghini headquarters in Sant'Agata […]

DC Comics Cancels Manhunters Secret History, Walmart Giants, Reprints

DC Comics Cancels Manhunters Secret History, Walmart Giants, Reprints

There's a brace of DC Comics cancellations coming down the pipe, with a number of 100-Page Giants that would normally have debated in Walmart, now cancelled altogether, as well as Dollar and Facsimile reprints. DC also cancels the planned series Manhunters: The Secret History by Marc Andreyko and Renato Guedes, which was originally solicited for […]

Netflix adds in June include tons of films and tv shows.

Everything Leaving Netflix in June: Ghost Rider, The Matrix, And More

Netflix gives, and Netflix takes away. We already took a look at what is coming to the streaming powerhouse in June; now, we will provide you with the list of what is leaving. Some heavy hitters are on the list, some leaving for other streaming platforms. The Matrix trilogy is leaving, heading to HBO Max. […]

Disney Villains Pins Wave 2 Available Now From Mondo

Disney Villains Pins Wave 2 Available Now From Mondo

Disney Villains are the subject of a new line of enamel pins from Mondo. Three new two-packs are available in this new wave, featuring The Little Mermaid's Ursula and Robin Hood's Prince John. One set features both Disney Villains on one pin back. The other two are villain specific. The Ursula one features a profile […]

Dan Wickline Writes Novelisation Of The Boys

Dan Wickline Writes Novelisation Of Garth Ennis' The Boys

Dan Wickline was a reporter, reviewer and interviewer for Bleeding Cool for many years, but has now moved onto greater things. Writing creator-owned books at Image Comics like The Freeze, editing Nancy Collins on a new Vampirella prose line and now writing the novelisation of The Boys. Not the TV series, mind, but the comic […]

Total Bellas: Daniel Bryan Breaks Down, Shaman Helps Heal Marriage

Total Bellas: Daniel Bryan Breaks Down, Shaman Helps Heal Marriage

Last night's episode of Total Bellas wrapped up the angle between Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan over their marital issues. With Bryan back in a full-time role on WWE Smackdown and Bella working on her various business ventures, the pair haven't had a lot of time to spend alone together. In addition, Bryan has been […]

Captain Phasma and the Stormtroopers. Photo by Baltimore Lauren

Stormtroopers are at Disney Springs Enforcing Social Distancing

Disney fans looking for their magic fix have flocked to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort since it's reopening. People took to Twitter and YouTube to document what it was like to be at Disney Springs during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the most part, people seem to be following the rules and minding […]

Retailers Get Exclusive Covers For Harley Quinn #75 and Joker War.

Thank FOC It's Friday and Batman #93 is Up For FOC

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off. Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through that needs adjusting. Because this represents the comic book industry returning to […]

Is There A Secret Sex Scene In Harry Potter 3 On The Marauder's Map?

Is There A Secret Sex Scene In Harry Potter 3 On The Marauder's Map?

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third book and film in the epic seven-part story of the Boy Who Lived and his journey growing up. It is also the story where they started feeling a bit more grown-up. The actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint, were beginning to get older, […]

Magic: The Gathering Cancelling All Upcoming MagicFests For 2020

Magic: The Gathering Cancelling All Upcoming MagicFests For 2020

For the last few decades, Magic: The Gathering has thrived on the thrill of its competitive play. From Grand Prix to Pro Tours, to Worlds and the Magic Invitational, this game has been played by pros for a long time. However, when push comes to shove there is a time and a place for everything, and […]