Smuggled Communist Comics and the Birth of Octobriana

Smuggled Communist Comics and the Birth of Octobriana

103 years ago this November, the Bolshevik Party, lead by Vladimir Lenin, successfully carried out a coup later known as the October Revolution and effectively transformed Russian into a new soviet republic. While this is the famed political upset that led to the notable Anastasia mythos, it also birthed an entire regime of communist loyalists. […]

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The Flash Pauses Season 7 Production Over Positive COVID Test Result

With The CW's The Flash set to speed its way back to the network on Tuesday, February 23, for its seventh season, production has been chugging along in Vancouver- at least it was. Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that a team member on the long-running Arrowverse series has tested positive for COVID-19. Warner Bros. TV's […]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need to Know About Psyduck

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Psyduck

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of these species, 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 hunting these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor […]

Some Thoughts On American Ronin #2

Some Thoughts On American Ronin #2

In the first two years of Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc, they've released a number of series from some of comics' most reliable old hands. We've reviewed some. But none of their series intrigued me as much as American Ronin, the combination of veteran writer Peter Milligan and new-ish to the Western mainstream artist ACO. […]

Dave Bautista is involved in a long-running feud with fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump

Dave Bautista on Georgia Trump Supporters: Not the Brightest Lot

Former WWE wrestler and Hollywood megastar Dave Bautista may have won the big match when Donald Trump lost the election, but that doesn't mean the long-running feud between these WWE Hall-of-Famers is over. With Joe Biden set to become the next GM of America, Bautista took aim at Trump supporters in the State of Georgia. […]

Hwang Returns To Action As The Next SoulCalibur VI DLC Character

Hwang Returns To Action As The Next SoulCalibur VI DLC Character

Another legendary fighter has made their return to SoulCalibur VI, as Hwang has unmasked himself and entered the Stage of History. The character has had an interesting past of being included and excluded at random times. Being a part of the series since the very beginning, he was mysteriously missing from its most popular title, […]

Hellboy Dives Into Hardcover Origins In June 2021

Hellboy Dives Into Hardcover Origins In June 2021

Dark Horse Comics and Mike Mignola are digging deep for their next dive into the rich published history of Hellboy for their hardcover collections. Fans of the Hellboy universe know that Rasputin is the man responsible for bringing Hellboy to Earth, but when did the mad monk find his calling to bring about Ragna Rok? […]

Freeform Reveals 25 Days Of Christmas Line-Up: Home Alone & More

Freeform has revealed the line-ups and times for their 25 Days of Christmas holiday season movie festival. They do this every year, showing mostly the same films all month every year. But hey, who doesn't love Christmas movies? Staples like Home Alone and Home Alone 2, The Santa Clause 1,2, and 3, How The Grinch […]

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets A Bew Gameplay Video For PlayStation

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets A New Gameplay Video For PlayStation

CD Projekt Red has released another gameplay trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, this time showing off the game on the PlayStation. Specifically, this video showcases the game running on both PlayStation 4 Pro, and on the PlayStation 5 via backward compatibility. Which is really weird we don't have a next-gen version to look at. As far […]

Is This Tomorrow? Today?  Communist Fears and Comic Books

Is This Tomorrow? Today? Communist Fears and Comic Books

Control and fear go hand in hand, and with the Cold War defining an entire generation's worldview from the mid-1940s through the early 1990s, the idea of the "red scare" bled into nearly every aspect of society. "Better dead than red" became a slogan during the Cold War, with the color being the metaphorical representation […]

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American Gods' Ricky Whittle Post Made Us Feel Bad About Our 6th Plate

You didn't need to do us dirty like that, STARZ's American Gods. Things were flowing along fine between us over the past few weeks, with the adaptation of author and executive producer Neil Gaiman's novel taking viewers on a journey to catch up with how the new gods, the old gods, and the mortals are holding […]

Humble Bundle To Hold A Giving Tuesday Stream On December 1st

Humble Bundle To Hold A Giving Tuesday Stream On December 1st

Humble Bundle will be hosting its first-ever Giving Tuesday stream live on Twitch to help raise funds for the GameChanger Charity. The Giving Tuesday initiative is a first for the company as they extend their mission to provide a platform for indie projects and voices. While also providing a place where they can be a […]

AVerMedia Launches The Live Streamer CAM 513

AVerMedia Launches The Live Streamer CAM 513

AVerMedia has launched a brand new streaming webcam this past week for content creators with the Live Streamer CAM 513. This camera is a 4K UHD video-capable unite that comes with an integrated wide-angle lens, privacy shutter, dual stereo microphones, and a 360-degree swivel design. This was basically developed for livestreamers on YouTube, Twitch, and […]

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Doctor Who Trailer: The "Revolution" Will Be Televised New Year's Day

Following up an earlier release of some interesting preview images, the BBC has been teasing fans all week about what they can expect from the Doctor Who Festive Special "Revolution of the Daleks"- including the return of a familiar face and a different take on an all-too-familiar enemy. The adventure finds the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) […]

Cloud Imperium Makes "Star Citizen" Free To Try For A Week

Turbulent Opens Montreal Studio Devoted To Star Citizen Development

Turbulent has announced that they will be opening a new Montreal-based studio focused solely on developing worlds for Star Citizen. The company has already worked with the prime developer Cloud Imperium Games in the past and will be working to build a fully-fledged independent studio with its own unique Montréal culture to work on this […]

Chris Claremont Explains What's More Important: Characters or Plot

Chris Claremont Explains What's More Important: Characters or Plot

Legendary comic book writer Chris Claremont recently appeared on Reddit's /r/comicbooks community for an AMA. He answered questions from X-Men fans and, in doing so, inadvertently provided Bleeding Cool with essentially our entire Thanksgiving weekend's worth of comic book clickbait. To be honest, we're not sure why we love Chris Claremont more: because he created […]

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 cliffhanger ending (Image: Netflix)

The Umbrella Academy: Justin H. Min Digs His S03 Alt-Reality Promotion

Less than two weeks after The Umbrella Academy showrunner, writer, and EP Steve Blackman revealed the title of the season opener ("Meet the Family"- written by Blackman and Michelle Lovretta), series star David Castañeda (Diego aka The Kraken aka Number Two) took to social media to offer his reaction to the first episode's script- and […]

Bungie Confirms Two Destiny 2 Guardians Are Gay

Bungie Confirms Two Destiny 2 Guardians Are Gay

After a lot of suspicion and hints, Bungie has confirmed that two Guardians in Destiny 2 are in fact gay and in love. The topic has surprisingly been around for a while among fans as there was much discussion as to whether or not Saint and Osiris actually were gay or were just being portrayed […]

Obscure Comics: Superman/Wonder Woman #30 & #31

Obscure Comics: Superman/Wonder Woman #30 & #31

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 […]

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Doctor Who Showrunner, EP: Daleks "Resolution" Key to "Revolution"

With only hours to go until the official trailer for the BBC's Doctor Who Festive Special "Revolution of the Daleks" premieres, series showrunner Chris Chibnall and executive producer Matt Strevens are offering fans some "insider intel" on which past adventure they should be rewatching before the "Revolution" begins. This year's adventure finds the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) […]

Elvis Presley Is Back and Returns to Blue Hawaii With Funko

Elvis Presley Is Back and Returns to Blue Hawaii With Funko

Bue Hawaii is an American musical romantic comedy that was released in 1961 featured the beloved singer Elvis Presley. Blue Hawaii was the first of three of his films to be filmed and shot in Hawaii with Girls! Girls! Girls! and Paradise, Hawaiian Style in the years to come. The film even had its own […]

Is The "No Match for Magmar" Ticket Worth Buying In Pokémon GO?

Lonely Receiver #3 Review: Jen Hickman Shines As Catrin Descends

Lonely Receiver from writer Zac Thompson, artist Jen Hickman, and letterer Simon Bowland turns a breakup into a horror story. The first two issues were stellar reads, so let's see if the creative team can keep that same energy in the third. As Catrin begins to become unhinged, Jen Hickman's art truly shines. Their depiction of this grief-induced […]

Power Book III: Raising Kanan has started filming (Image: STARZ)

Power Book III: Raising Kanan Releases Prequel Series Theme Preview

Just because the eyes of the "Power" universe may be focused on the midseason return of Power Book II: Ghost to STARZ on December 6 doesn't mean franchise creator Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson want people forgetting that production on Power Book III: Raising Kanan was underway- and they found […]

Magic: The Gathering Introduces Bob Ross Lands This Week

Magic: The Gathering Introduces Bob Ross Lands This Week

Magic: The Gathering is celebrating Secret Lair's First Anniversary by releasing five new cards with a Bob Ross touch to them. Starting tomorrow on Cyber Monday (November 30th) and running all the way through December 14th, fans can order a few different sets featuring memorable and dynamic illustrations, featuring some of the game's most renowned artists as […]

Epic Meal Time's Harley Morenstein: YouTube Creator Spotlight

Deadpool #8 Review: Well-Rounded Characterization for Deadpool

Deadpool #8 continues writer Kelly Thompson's run that has crowned Wade Wilson as King of Staten Island, which is now populated by monsters. This eighth issue is penciled by Gerardo Sandoval, inked by Sandoval and Victor Nava, colored by Chris Sotomayor, and lettered by VC's Joe Sabino. The last issue left Deadpool, Jeff the Land Shark, and Elsa Bloodstone in […]

The Walking Dead: World Beyond CRM connections (Images: AMC-screencaps)

The Walking Dead: World Beyond Season Finale Previews; CRM Thoughts

To say that expectations are a little high heading into Sunday night's two-episode, two-hour wrap-up of AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond ("The Deepest Cut" and "In This Life") would be putting it lightly because there's drama, sorrow, and dread flying around all over the place. Knowing the truth about his mother and unborn sister, Elton's […]

Funko MCU - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Exclusive

Funko MCU – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Exclusive

We continue our Funko Marvel Cinematic Universe coverage as we stay in space with the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Fans can check out our first coverage here, where we take a look at the first wave of Pops that were released at commons. Of the 26 Pops that Funko released for Guardians of […]

Poison Ivy Gets Her Own YA Graphic Novel From DC in June 2021

The DUFF's Kody Keplinger Writes Poison Ivy YA Novel From DC Comics

Courtesy of the Vine And Roses online zine dedicated to the DC Comics character Poison Ivy, comes this spot from upcoming DC Comics titles. A new YA novel, Poison Ivy: Thorns written by Kody Keplinger and illustrated by Sara Kipin, which Vine And Roses see as "from the description, it looks like a queer gothic […]

Why The Craft Could Use Another Sequel to Expand on the Original

Why The Craft Could Use Another Sequel That Follows the Original

The Craft was a cult-classic '90s film with some of the best aesthetic appeal of that particular cinematic era, including memorable rebel prep-school grunge, depictions of abuse, racism, and the exploration of power. The film became an incredible moment for pop-culture and eventually led to the recent sort-of-sequel The Craft: Legacy. The new version of […]

Lilith Games Announces Farlight 84 Will Be Coming To PC

Lilith Games Announces Farlight 84 Will Be Coming To PC

Lilith Games revealed a brand new title on the way as players will soon have a futuristic battle royale game in Farlight 84. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, the game will be a first-person shooter at heart with gameplay that will blend MOBA, crafting, and vehicles into the battle royale format. YOu'll be given a […]

First Review: Batman/Catwoman #1 by Tom King and Clay Mann

The Bleeding Cool Review: Batman/Catwoman #1 by Tom King, Clay Mann

Rich Johnston reviews Batman/Catwoman #1 by Tom King, Clay Mann and Tomeu Morey, published this Tuesday by DC Comics. Once upon a time, Tom King wrote the comic book series Vision for Marvel Comics. Winning all the awards going, and fast tracked to be adapted into the TV series WandaVision. This kind of response saw […]

Five True Crime Podcasts To Creep You And Lure You (Images: screencaps)

5 True Crime Podcasts To Chill Your Bones: Morbid, Last Podcast & More

Lately my Spotify, and even my YouTube, have been filled with mainly a history of podcasts and that might be why my song recommendations feel so old. I can't get enough of them lately, but especially those centered around the spooky and true crime of the world. As a bisexual genderqueer individual, listening to true crime podcasts […]

Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces Will Hit Nintendo Switch In December

Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces Will Hit Nintendo Switch In December

7Levels and developer Home Net Games revealed this past week that Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces will be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The game will have you taking on the role of a fighter pilot back when planes were held together by wood, canvas, and bits of metal as you fly through the air trying […]

Epic Meal Time's Harley Morenstein: YouTube Creator Spotlight

Shadow Service #3 Review: A Bit Exposition-Heavy For a Third Issue

Shadow Service by writer Cavan Scott, artist Corin Howell, colorist Triona Farrell, and letterer AndWorld Design started off with an enjoyable debut issue. It then took off with a bang with the second. By diving into the characters and allowing the reader to learn about the mythology as if they were taking a ridealong with a witch and paranormal private investigator, […]

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Doctor Who: Your Friendly Reminder That Daleks Were Inspired by Nazis

The most popular thing about Doctor Who has always been the Daleks. No matter which decade or generation, kids love them. They're an easily recognizable design, which ended up as toys that can be sold. When the show returned in 2005, it introduced a whole new generation of children to the Daleks and their popularity […]

Thor Gets New Avengers Assemble Figure From S.H. Figurarts

Thor Gets New Avengers Assemble Figure From S.H. Figurarts

Thunder strikes as Thor joins the Avengers in the Battle of New York once again. Tamashii Nations has announced that they will be making new figures based on the 2012 film, The Avengers. We have already seen the patriotic spirit of Captain America and the devastating power of the Hulk. Both figures will come with […]