Obscure Comics: Spider-Man, Buscema, Doc Ock, & Bubble Gum

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man, Buscema, Doc Ock, & Bubble Gum

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 […]

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks, Femme Fatales, and Lawsuits?

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks, Femme Fatales, and Lawsuits?

Thunderball (1965) remains the most successful movie of the James Bond franchise to date. Its domestic box office haul of $63.6 million, adjusted for inflation, is $573.7 million. That beats every single other movie of 2019 with the exception of Avengers: Endgame's record haul. Because of its enormous success, producers would continually go back to […]

Ubisoft Announces A New Battle Royale Title Called Hyper Scape

Ubisoft Launches The Open Beta For Hyper Scape Today

During the Ubisoft Forward livestream event today, the company revealed that the open beta for Hyper Scape is now live. Aside from he fact that we found out the game's storyline has it taking place in the year 2054 and has people playing in a virtual world ala Ready Player One, we now know the […]

Is Kickstarter the Future for Comics Pros and Publishers?

How Established Creators & Major Publishers are Changing Kickstarter

Kickstarter has been a haven for indie creators to bring their projects to life for years now. The popular crowdfunding platform has allowed comics creators to showcase their dream concepts to the public, letting the book sink or swim based on the reaction. Writers and artists alike have looked to the platform to find success […]

A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)

Snowpiercer Season 1 Finale Preview: A Day of Reckoning For Melanie?

After eight episodes of murder, back-stabbing, double-crossing, and dual identities, TNT's Snowpiercer steamrolls into its two-episode, two-hour season finale with everything on the line for Layton (Daveed Diggs) and Melanie (Jennifer Connelly). For the revolutionary leader, there is no middle ground: it's a win and you rebuild a more just society…. or you lose, and […]

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Will Be Getting AI Teammates

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Will Be Getting AI Teammates

Ubisoft revealed today that they will be sending a new update to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint which will bring AI teammates. On July 15th, the company will release the 2.1.0 update for free, which will provide you the opportunity to play with AI teammates, as well as other features in a limited-time event. AI […]

Sunday Programming For San Diego Comic-Con@Home Is Here

Sunday Programming For San Diego Comic-Con@Home Is Here

Two weeks away from Comic-Con@Home, the free online replacement for San Diego Comic-Con and they are trying to keep the rituals the same. So we get Wednesday's programming released four days ago, Thursday's programming three days ago, Friday's programming two days ago and Saturday's programming yesterday… and rather than room locations, we have YouTube links for where […]

Netflix Eurovision Song Contest Vs Father Ted: A Song For Europe

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, the new Netflix film starring and co-written by Will Farrell, has produced all manner of reaction, some good, some bad, but for some a wide opened jaw-dropping stare that they managed to utterly rip off one of the more famous sitcom episodes of all time, Father Ted: […]

The Avengers Assemble With New Cosbaby’s from Hot Toys

The Avengers Assemble With New Cosbaby's from Hot Toys

Avengers: Endgame introduced us to the return to the original Avengers film. This makes an easy way for companies to bring back some new collectibles from an iconic time. Hot Toys is bringing back the original Avengers line up with their new Cosbaby figures. All 6 members return with Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, […]

Empyre #1, With Good, Evil And Everyone On The Wrong Side [Spoilers]

Empyre #1, With Good, Evil And Everyone On The Wrong Side [Spoilers]

Back when this story was originally published, it was a couple of week's before Empyre #1 was meant to be published, on April 15th. Then everything fell apart. Now Empyre #1 is meant to be published on Wednesday, July 15th, three months later. So how about a refresh? With some brand new preview pages? So […]

A scene from Bleeding Cool's interview with the cast from Psych 2: Lassie Come Home

Psych 2: Lassie Come Home Cast Talk Returning, Timothy Omundson & More

With NBCUniversal's Peacock ready to take flight on July 15, I recently had the opportunity to sit down (virtually, of course) with Psych stars James Roday, Dulé Hill, and Maggie Lawson on behalf of Bleeding Cool to chat about their upcoming streaming service movie sequel, Psych 2: Lassie Come Home. Yes, I am still freaking […]

Review: Will Wood's "The Normal Album" - Anything But, And Better

Review: Will Wood's "The Normal Album" – Anything But, And Better

Avant-pop musician Will Wood is an artist of the highest caliber. His previous albums, Everything Is A Lot and Self-Ish, show Will from a very different light than his latest release, The Normal Album. However, the same sardonic bite can be seen in each of his tracks therein, showing that no matter how different the content Will Wood […]

Batman And Sherlock Holmes

Batman #94 and DCeased Top The Weekly Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the "Wednesday Warriors", those who can't wait till the weekend to get this week's comics. Though thanks to DC, the Tuesday Titans too. This is […]

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS (Clockwise): Tawny Newsome as Ensign Mariner, Jack Quaid as Ensign Boimler, Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford, Gillian Vigman as Dr. T'ana, Jerry O'Connell as Commander Ransom, Dawnn Lewis as Captain Freeman, Fred Tatasciore as Lieutenant Shaxs and Noel Wells as Ensign Tendi (Image: CBS 2020 CBS Interactive)

Star Trek: Lower Decks Trailer: Making Space the Funnest Frontier

CBS All Access and Rick and Morty writer/executive producer Mike McMahan thought it would be a good idea to show you how the "non-Kirks, Picards, and Janeways" spend their day-to-day lives. You know, the side that doesn't get to scream about the wrath of Khan, help with the search for Spock, face the final frontier, […]

Magic: The Gathering Artist Focus: Carl Critchlow's Darker Works

Magic: The Gathering Artist Focus: Carl Critchlow's Darker Works

Hey there, Magic: The Gathering art fans! We recently took a good look at the works of Seb McKinnon, a Magic artist from Canada whose art has made a near-immediate and very lasting splash in the fandom of the game. Today, we thought we would go a bit deeper into insights about another artist for Magic who […]

Comics and Complication:  Problematic "Patriotism"

Comics & Complication – Exploring Problematic "Patriotism"

Welcome to the fifth Comics & Complication series. The first dealt with the concept of heroism and The Nail, the second looked into anger and World War Hulk, the third is about comics as propaganda for social change, and the fourth entry is about Spider-Man and his place in the health care system. The American flag […]

A look at Perry Mason "Chapter Four" (Image: HBO).

Perry Mason Season 1 "Chapter Four" Preview, Now with 1 Drink Minimum

Welcome back, fellow thirsty fans of HBO's Perry Mason! Vibing that you might be in the mood for a little something extra to enjoy with Sunday night's next episode, the cable network and The Educated Barfly have returned with another cocktail that meets the Prohibition Era setting of the Matthew Rhys (The Americans)-starring series. For this round? […]

Retro Review: Jurassic Park Chaos Effect Compstegnathus

Retro Review: Jurassic Park Chaos Effect Compstegnathus

In the 90s, toys were on a whole other level. In 1998 we got to see a new line of Jurassic Park toys called Chaos Effect. We talked about the first wave of the card backed figures here. The figures were created with the hopes of an animated series come from it but had no […]

No Heroine #1 Sold Out Two Weeks Ahead of Release

No Heroine #1 Sold Out Two Weeks Ahead of Release

No Heroine #1 from Dead End Kids writer Frank Gogol has sold out at Diamond a full two weeks ahead of its 7/22 release. This is the second debut issue of a series to sell out for the young writer in the past year. Though the series from Source Point Press doesn't release for another two weeks, the retailer exclusives for No Heroine have […]

Can We Save the Great American Cop Show? 5 Ways To Do It

Can We Save "The Great American Cop Show"? 5 Ways It's Still Possible

The police procedural or cop show has been a staple of the medium ever since the invention of television. In this new era where we are demanding we Defund the Police, what does that portend for literally dozens of cop shows in production? Or is this a genre that can't, or perhaps shouldn't, be saved? […]

Funko SDCC Marvel - Origins Deadpool, Zombie Thing, Stan Lee, and More

Funko San Diego Comic Con 2020: Our Favorite Revealed Pops

The SDCC 2020 Funko reveals were pretty great this year. I am already counting 9 Pops that I will be hunting for this year. With so many reveals, a couple did pop out more than the rest. We have narrowed it down to 6 Pops that will be a must have this San Diego Comic […]

Adventureman #2 Review: A Dash of Derring-Do

Adventureman #2 Review: A Decent Dash of Derring-Do

The impossibly perfect-looking character Claire Connell in Adventureman #2 — a former cop, current bookseller, 1/7 of an equally impossibly perfect and diverse set of sisters, looking like a mod Zooey Deschanel gone Kate Upton — spends much of this issue prevaricating before stumbling into the interesting world depicted in a recently discovered manuscript. This […]

A look at Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Part 4 (Images: Netflix).

CAOS, Disco, FOX News, Glee, The Batman & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

It's time once again for BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of weekly heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to offer some blunt, opinionated thoughts on what became of the television landscape over the past several days. This week, we saw a post-holiday weekend slow build […]

Marvel Legends Sentinel Hits 7000 Backers: Master Mold Head Unlock

Marvel Legends Sentinel Hits 7000 Backers: Master Mold Head Unlock

On Friday Hasbro announced their Marvel Legends HasLabs X-Men Sentinel. This figure is all funded by fans with crowdfunding and their goal was 6000 backers. The 26.3 inches Sentinel clocks in at $350 and has 72 points of articulation, LEDs in head and chest, and will include a Bastion 6-inch Marvel Legends figure. Well, the […]

Run DMC Working With Larry Hama, Amy Chu and Rob Guillory on New Comic

Run DMC Working With Larry Hama, Amy Chu and Rob Guillory on New Comic

On Saturday, July 25th, Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC will have a panel at Comic-Con@Home – as opposed to at San Diego Comic-Con as was originally planned. He will be joined by GI Joe writer Larry Hama, Poison Ivy writer Amy Chu and Chew co-creator Rob Guillory, for a new comic joint project called Outta […]

Game of Thrones, HBO

Game of Thrones, Battlestar Galactica: When Good Shows End Badly

Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica were huge shows with a global following in their times, but since they ended, hardly anyone talks about them anymore. This seems to be due to their endings. Fans hated them. At their prime, they generated intense discussion on the internet and countless memes on social media. But their […]

Exceptional-Condition English Pokémon Red Version On Auction

Exceptional-Condition English Pokémon Red Version On Auction

Do you remember back in 1998 when Pokémon Red and Blue Versions came out in America? The craze was staggering. In Japan, when the games first came out, they were a massive hit, and so too in the Americas and, later, in Europe. Well, you can get that nostalgic feeling once more! Heritage Auctions has […]

Mika Song Has a New Culinary Raccoon Graphic Novel, Night Chef

Mika Song Has a New Culinary Raccoon Graphic Novel, Night Chef

Mika Song's Donut Feel The Squirrels comic book is published by Random House Graphic in September, the first in her Norma & Belly series, and her first published graphic novel, but she is already working on something totally different. Night Chef is a brand new a middle-grade graphic novel by Mika Song. Restaurants around the […]

Angela takes that next step on Watchmen, courtesy of HBO.

Watchmen Universe: 5 Stories HBO's Series Should Consider Exploring

With WarnerMedia set to unveil its virtual pop culture convention DC Fandome next month, I would be lying if I said the dumpster fires of speculation over the possibility of more Watchmen weren't raging in my brain as the days get closer. I already "know" how it should all go down: series creator Damon Lindelof […]

A Sealed Copy of Final Fantasy VII is Up for Auction on Heritage

A Sealed Copy of Final Fantasy VII is Up for Sale on Heritage Auctions

The Final Fantasy series has been influencing video games since the first one came out in on the NES back in 1987. For JRPG fans, there is always one game that really helped connect them to the series, and for this writer, that game was Final Fantasy VII, and I'm far from alone there. Final […]

Dan Abnett to Crossover Project Superpowers, Red Sonja and Vampirella

This is how Dynamite listed their upcoming panel for San Diego's Comic-Con@Home, replacing the San Diego Comic-Con this year. Dynamite's Two Huge Crossovers Revealed! Saturday July 25 – 10 AM PST Keeping hush with more details to come, this much can be slipped out. Two completely separate huge storylines are coming this fall and winter, […]

Alien-Infection Thriller Beach House Brings "Horrible Irony" to Shudder

Alien-Infection Thriller The Beach House Brings "Horrible Irony"

This episode Jason talks to Jeffrey A. Brown, writer, and director of The Beach House, which comes to AMC's horror streaming service Shudder on July 9th (US/Canada/UK/Ireland). The film stars Liana Liberato as a girl who, while on a weekend beach house getaway with her boyfriend, suddenly finds herself trying to survive amid the onslaught […]

A Nice Atari Disney Sorcerer's Apprentice Game Is At Heritage Auctions

A Nice Atari Disney Sorcerer's Apprentice Game Is At Heritage Auctions

One of the cooler Disney items offered in this latest round of Heritage Auctions, a nice graded copy of the old Sorcerer's Apprentice game for Atari, is sitting at auction and ending today. Currently, this cartridge is sitting at a cool $360, which for something like this should be right up Disney collectors alley. This […]

Justice League #48 Review: Big, Relevant Ideas Here

Justice League #48 Review: Big, Relevant Ideas Here

The team is in deep space and discovers themselves in deep philosophical trouble in Justice League #48. They stumble into a very messed up situation and, through a well-meaning but ultimately problematic phone call, make it dramatically worse. The core ideas here — an internecine struggle between two parts of an alien culture, the challenge […]

A scene from Pose (Image: FX Networks)

Ballroom Culture: Category is Television II: Voguing, Clubs & "Pose"

So, you know about how ballroom culture originated – oh, what's that? You don't? Well, read the first part of my look back on ball culture and its history and journey as a staple in popular culture and television here. Then come back to trace the history and influence of balls and the culture from […]

Team GO Rocket Invasion Takes Over Pokémon GO Sunday Morning

Team GO Rocket Invasion Takes Over Pokémon GO Sunday Morning

As we reported earlier this week, Niantic is planning a Team GO Rocket invasion in Pokémon GO this Sunday from 11AM – 2PM local time. As of writing this, the event has already started in some places around the world and, as per usual, New Zealand players have reported details of the event to the […]