TCJ’s Abhay Khlosa Announces Kickstarter For Gangland Allstars

TCJ's Abhay Khlosa Announces Kickstarter For Gangland Allstars

Abhay Khlosa, known for among other things, for a multi-part piece condemning abusive behavior by comics professionals through The Comics Journal, announced a Kickstarter to reissue his comic series Gangland Allstars. Gangland Allstars is a trio of 17-18 page genre comics, heavily influenced by a mutated version of the 1980s. The three comics in question, […]

Yara Shahidi Has Been Cast as Tinker Bell in the Live-Action Peter Pan

Yara Shahidi Has Been Cast as Tinker Bell in the Live-Action Peter Pan

Despite all things happening in the world, the Disney movies keep on spinning. While Mulan didn't have the blockbuster release that Disney wanted, that doesn't undermine how well movies like The Lion King and Aladdin both did. While COVID-19 is still very much slowing down productions, that doesn't mean that Disney isn't filling out the casts of […]

Marvel Legends Avengers Wave 2 Includes Buildable Joe Fixit

Marvel Legends Avengers Wave 2 Includes Buildable Joe Fixit

As Marvel took over the mic at the Hasbro Pulse Con 2020, fans were significantly awaiting what Marvel Legends were next on the horizon. It was not much later until fans were greeted with the next wave of their Marvel's Avengers figure line. Just like the first wave, not all of these figures are from […]

Cutting The Hero Trade #1 (Worth $860) In Half, Solomon-Style

The Hero Trade #1 is a preview copy of what will be a new Bad Idea Comics series, by Matt Kindt and David Lapham was sent to comic book retailers three to four weeks ago, pretending to be a small press title from a couple of nobodies, asking people to order more copies. Those that did, will be […]

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Family Guy: Arif Zahir Posts Cleveland Preview: "I Won't Let You Down"

Not long after FOX announced that YouTube star Arif Zahir will be joining the voice cast of Family Guy starting with the 19th season (which just started production) in the role of Cleveland Brown, originally voiced by Mike Henry. Having voiced the character since the series premiered in 1999, Henry stepped down from the role in […]

Thor’s Stormbreaker Comes to Life with Marvel Legends Replica from Hasbro

Thor's Stormbreaker Comes to Life with Legends Replica from Hasbro

Thunder and lightning have arrived as Hasbro unveiled the iconic Stormbreaker Replica Axe fro their Marvel Legends replica series. This axe is coming straight to us from the God of Thunder himself, Thor, from Avengers: Endgame. The Axe will light up and have lightning sound effects that activate with a simple push of a button. […]

Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw's Crossover – Legal Challenge By DC Comics?

This is earlier artwork for Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw's upcoming Crossover series that pits fictional universe against fictional universe, and that appeared in promotional materials from Image Comics. But a quick look at recent imagery suggests something significant has changed. Here's the later version of the art from Crossover, and one that Image Comics […]

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Supergirl: Melissa Benoist Announces Birth of Son, Huxley Robert Wood

Some super good news to report about Supergirl star Melissa Benoist, and it actually has nothing to do with The CW series. This update is much more personal, and a nice slice of positivity in what's been a pretty rough year across the board for everyone. Benoist took to Instagram to announce that she gave […]

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Absol, Mawile, & Unown Coming To Pokémon GO… In Only One Country

A unique event is coming to the phones of select Pokémon GO players in November. The two-day event, called "Pokémon GO Special Weekend" when translated to English, will happen on November 7th and 8th. It is a sponsored event that will necessitate players to redeem participation tickets at Niantic's partner stores, including 7-Eleven, SoftBank, and Matsumoto […]

Suicide Squad #9 Review: Wildly Entertaining

Suicide Squad #9 Review: Wildly Entertaining

Despite what looks like a huge spoiler on both the cover and in the solicitations text, you'll certainly not be ready for the gasp-inducing twists and turns the wonderful story in Suicide Squad #9 takes. With cinematic stylings and fairly effective characterization for most of the cast, Tom Taylor's script brings this lengthy quest much […]

Jai Courtney Says [Again] He's in 'The Suicide Squad' as Captain Boomerang

The Suicide Squad: Jai Courtney Says Captain Boomerang Same Douchebag

As one of the few holdovers from David Ayer's Suicide Squad (2016), Jai Courtney assured any fans any concerns about how his Captain Boomerang will be in James Gunn's sequel The Suicide Squad will be put to rest. While promoting his upcoming film Honest Thief, the actor spoke to Collider about his role in the […]

Star Wars Hasbro Pulse Con Reveals - The Archive Collection

Star Wars Hasbro Pulse Con Reveals – The Archive Collection

Months ago Star Wars fans united together to vote for the next addition to the 2021 Star Wars Archive Collection. This series is not new as it brings back some of the most popular figures from The Black Series to the market once again. Fans voted on the next addition to the 2021 line and […]

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The Underground Beacon Comic Shop In New York Has Closed

The Underground Beacon is a comic book store owned by Albert Mas and Courtney Mas, located on Main Street in Beacon, New York since July 2018. Or at least it was. In March this year, they were saved from going out of business by a customer, after the shop announced via Instagram that they would be […]

Fear the Walking Dead: A Look at Season 6

Fear the Walking Dead Cast, Showrunners Offer Viewers Season 6 Preview

So far, from what we've seen of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, things really do look as dark and grim for Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey), Al (Maggie Grace), Luciana (Danay García), Charlie (Alexa Nisenson), June (Jenna Elfman), Dwight (Austin Amelio), Daniel (Rubén Blades), and the others as we've been hearing. Separated by Virginia (Colby Minifie) at the […]

Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Is Back with Beast Kingdom

Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Is Back with Beast Kingdom

Harley Quinn is back and ready to rumble with her return to the Suicide Squad. Beast Kingdom has announced that she is joining their Egg Attack Action figure line and is packed with detail and accessories. With two head sculpts fans can display her with mouth open and close positions. Her costume will feature fabric elements […]

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Willow #3 Review: An Introspective Buffy the Vampire Slayer Spinoff

Mariko Tamaki and Natacha Bustos's Willow spinoff has been the best Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic in BOOM! Studios' reboot of the classic Joss Whedon series. It centers on Willow Rosenberg after the events of the Hellmouth crossover, as she goes on a road trip that leads her to a witchy community Abhainn. In this issue, Willow investigates her feelings […]

Andrew Neil Finds An Attractive New Partner

Andrew Neil Finds An Attractive New Partner

Andrew Neil is a fiercely Scottish journalist and broadcaster, principally for the BBC, on Politics Live and The Andrew Neil Show. Or at least, he was. Today it was announced that Andrew Neil is leaving to launch a 24-hour, TV channel, GB News, to rival rolling news from the BBC and Sky, from the New […]

Virtua Fighter Is Getting A New Game From SEGA

Virtua Fighter Is Getting A New Game From SEGA

It appears SEGA heard the pleas from the masses as the company revealed there's a new Virtua Fighter title on the way. The company hasn't had a proper game in the series in over eight years, as the last title to be released was Virtua Fighter 5 back in 2012. Since then, SEGA has focused […]

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Something Is Killing The Department Of Truth – Thank FOC It's Friday

Thank FOC It's Friday. Planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors. And now UCS and Lunar as well. 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 […]

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Black Mirror IP Owner on Season 6: "We're Exploring a Few Options"

Last time Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror was on our Netflix screens, it was June 2019 and we were listening to Miley Cyrus perform the NIN homage "On a Roll" as her character Ashley O in an episode that's become more and more relevant the more we give up control of our lives to Alexa. Since […]

Star Wars Hasbro Pulse Con Reveals - Force FX Ahsoka Tano Lightsaber

Star Wars Hasbro Pulse Con Reveals – Force FX Ahsoka Tano Lightsaber

The newest Star Wars Force FX Elite lightsaber has been revealing as Ahsoka Tano from The Clone Wars. The lightsaber is packed with detail and is will seemingly come with one of the sabers that she carries. Ahsoka has had an interesting legacy in the Star Wars Universe and fans can show that legacy off […]

Project 45 #1 Review: Heathers Meets Dungeons and Dragons In Space

Project 45 #1 Review: Heathers Meets Dungeons and Dragons In Space

Heathers meets Dungeons and Dragons in space — that's the basic idea behind this pastiche-minded independent comic from a publisher determined to make its mark. A trio of powerful young women are training at an elite school for diplomats, spies, and assassins, but they break all the rules and are ranked at the bottom of their class. After […]

Hocus Pocus Reunion Set with Bette Midler Hosting Virtual Hulaween

Hocus Pocus Reunion Set with Bette Midler Hosting Virtual Hulaween

It looks like the Sanderson sisters are reuniting as Hocus Pocus (1993) stars Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker join Bette Midler for her annual Hulaween gala festival. Titled In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover, the 2020 event is to benefit the New York Restoration Project on October 30. The […]

The Pokémon TCG Champion’s Path Expansion Has Been Released

The Pokémon TCG Champion's Path Expansion Has Been Released

The first wave of the new Champion's Path expansion has come to the Pokémon Trading Card Game. The Pokémon Company International announced today that new merchandise focusing on the Galar region is now available. The current wave of this expansion includes: The Champion's Path Pin Collection, which includes pins based on Milo's Turffield Gym, Nessa's […]

DC Doesn't Want MAD Magazine Film/TV Parodies Now? That's Claptrap!

DC Doesn't Want MAD Magazine Film/TV Parodies Now? That's Claptrap!

Tom Richmond was a longstanding contributor to DC Comics' MAD Magazine. This year that came to an end for everyone. But Tom wants to keep the spirit living on with Claptrap. He writes for Bleeding Cool. Back in December of 2000, I had only had a couple of pieces published so far in MAD when […]

Dave Bautista at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, USA on April 19, 2017. Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com

Dave Bautista Tells Donald Trump to Stick It Up His Fat Bloated Ass

Dave Bautista isn't just a former WWE Champion and Hollywood megastar. He's also a resident of Florida. But despite living in a state that's proven quite friendly to Bautista's fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump, The Animal feels differently. Big Dave took to Twitter to lash out at President Trump after he thanked the state […]

Nintendo Brings Halloween To Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo Brings Halloween To Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo revealed details today of the new Fall update coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons as Halloween is on the way. The update will kick in on September 30th for players to download, which will bring a ton of Fall-related activities to the game, including the All-Hallows-Eve additions where you'll be able to dress up […]

Spy x Family Vol. 2: the Undercover Family Comedy Gets Nuttier

Spy x Family Vol. 2: the Undercover Family Comedy Gets Nuttier

The first volume of Viz Media's Spy x Family by Tatsuya Endo established the premise and tone of the series. A spy forms a fake family as cover for his new mission, unaware that his fake daughter is a telepath, and his fake wife is an assassin, and only the little girl knows all their […]

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Family Guy: YouTube Star Arif Zahir Set to Voice Cleveland Brown

YouTube star Arif Zahir will be joining the voice cast of FOX's Family Guy starting with the 19th season (which just started production) in the role of Cleveland Brown, originally voiced by Mike Henry. Having voiced the character since the series premiered in 1999, Henry stepped down from the role in June and urged that […]

Star Wars Pulse Con 2020 Reveals - The Black Series Deluxe and More

Star Wars Pulse Con 2020 Reveals – The Black Series Deluxe and More

The Star Wars reveals continue as Pulse Con rages on in a galaxy far far away. Three new The Black Series have been revealed as some deluxe packs are heading our way. Starting things off first is the one and only Jar Jar Binks from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. This figure shows the return […]

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Dinesh Shamdasani's Original Comics Artwork Collection – On The Floor

Some people dream of rolling around in a million dollars. Well, Bad Idea and Hivemind's Dinesh Shamdasani has the opportunity to do a very comic book version of that if he wants. When he posted the state of his comic book original artwork collection on social media. And blew all manner of people's minds. Let's […]

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Nick Fury: Disney+ Reportedly Developing Samuel L. Jackson Series

After some COVID-related schedule shuffling finds WandaVision being the series that kicks off Marvel Studios' line-up of live-action series for Disney+ (with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier soldiering on into 2021, joining the Tom Hiddleston-starring Loki and the animated anthology series What If…?), it looks like the streaming service is in the mood to […]

Star Wars The Mandalorian Razor Crest Ship Arrives at Hasbro HasLabs

Star Wars The Mandalorian Razor Crest Ship Arrives at Hasbro HasLabs

Hasbro has been teasing the next Star Wars HasLabs for quite some time and they have finally delivered. During the Pulse Con 2020, Hasbro has announced that The Mandalorian is getting some major love this time with The Vintage Collection. His iconic ship, the Razor Crest, is coming to life in the next campaign. The […]

X Of Swords Creation #1 Review: Slow Like Honey, Heavy With Mood

X Of Swords: Creation #1 Review: Slow Like Honey, Heavy With Mood

With apologies to Fiona Apple, the best description for X Of Swords: Creation #1's kick-off to a new mutant-minded michegas would be "slow like honey, heavy with mood." The so-called children of the atom have a plan at last: a mobile safe harbor on the sentient island of Krakoa, economic stability driven by gifting the fruits […]

Wong Kar Wai is Planning a Sequel to Chungking Express

Wong Kar Wai is Planning a Sequel to Chungking Express

Arthouse auteur Wong Kar Wai, master of romantic longing, languid melancholy, is making a sequel to Chungking Express, his 1994 classic that helped define the 1990s. According to multiple posts on Chinese social media, a project with the working title of Chungking Express 2020 was approved by the China Film Administration back in April for […]

Star Wars Black Series Holiday Troopers Coming This Fall

Star Wars Black Series Holiday Troopers Coming This Fall

Star Wars fans and collectors I know love the holidays. Most of us have two displays in our house: one for traditional holiday decorations and one for holiday items from a galaxy far, far away. Most even have second trees; they put up with all of their different ornaments and such that have come out […]