Now Who Else Is Trademarking Comicsgate?

The War On Comicsgate Trademarks Continues Apace

Back in August/September 2018, Vox Day, writer, editor, video game designer, blogger and alt-right activist, stated he was going to launch a comic book imprint called Comicsgate. Comics creator Ethan Van Sciver who has become rather associated with that hashtag, stated that Day had no right to the name, and that as Ethan then ran a YouTube […]

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Report: WWE to Use Wrestlers for Crowd Noise on Raw Tonight

WWE is taking a cue from rival AEW and using wrestlers as the audience for tonight's episode of Raw, according to the latest dirt sheet rumors. Sean Ross Sapp of reports (and Mike Johnson of PWInsider independently confirms) that WWE is using developmental wrestlers from their NXT brand to sit in the audience and […]

Dark Table CCG Achieves Kickstarter Funding & Expands Stretch Goals

This week, Doonami revealed that they managed to get full funding for Dark Table CCG on Kickstarter and have expanded their stretch goals. The company was aiming for just $10k to fund the project, but as of when we're writing this post, they've managed to amass over $15k with about a week left to go. As […]


Vault Comics Add Returnability And Discounts for Comic Stores

Vault Comics have announced what they call an "Extensive Return-to-Market Support for Retailers", dubbed their Vault Bound Initiative. The updated Vault Bound initiative will let retailers order the first and second issues of series, knowing they can return them all, for all of their comics shipping in June and July, while also significantly reducing the […]

The official trailer for Tenet. Image Credit: Warner Bros.

Tenet Star John David Washington Quizzed Nolan About The Script Daily

Tenet is still set to release into the world in July, and the cast and director Christopher Nolan are starting to make the press rounds about the film. While not revealing much of anything, star John David Washington recently sat down with and revealed that we aren't the only ones with questions on Tenet. […]

1971 Project Helios Receives A Proper Launch Trailer

Before Reco Technology releases its latest game 1971 Project Helios, the company has released a proper launch trailer for you to enjoy. The game has been in the works for a while now as the team has put together a turn-based strategy game that mixes up a couple of genres like modern warfare military tactics […]

Malcolm Barrett, David Walker & More Headline The Rent Party

Malcolm Barrett, David Walker & More Head The Rent Party Online Con

From 11 AM-2 PM on May 30th, quarantined fans will be treated to a different kind of comic book convention with The Rent Party. A music-fueled, urban-themed celebration featuring the all-stars of Black comix, cosplay, music, and entertainment. This online-only event is organized and headlined by NERDSoul, 133Art, Legends Press, and the Operative Network, and […]

DC's Legends of Tomorrow -- "The One Where We're Trapped on TV" -- Image Number: LGN514b_0221b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe and Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary -- Photo: Jack Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Legends of Tomorrow Season 5: Will Our Heroes Live Long and Prosper?

As a fan of The CW's DC's Legends of Tomorrow, you're certain of two things. First, there's no such thing as a "typical episode" of Legends. Second, next to Rick and Morty, the long-running Arrowverse series is shy about going meta if the story calls for it. We're waiting for them to come up with […]

Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath-8

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Gives Us The Story So Far

With Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath on the way tomorrow, NetherRealm Studios has decided to share with us the story so far. In what is the last video of this series narrated by Johnny Cage (Andrew Bowen), they go over everything that happened in the previous storyline of the main game. This is essentially a refresher […]

The cover to Hawkeye: Freefall #5, only available digitally due to coronavirus cost-cutting measures.

Matthew Rosenberg Confused by Clickbait Article About Own Comic

Matthew Rosenberg is the writer of Hawkeye: Freefall for Marvel with artist Otto Schmidt, which you would think would make him qualified to decipher to desperate clickbait of comic book news websites struggling to come up with content during the coronavirus pandemic. However, even Rosenberg has trouble figuring out what the heck CBR is talking […]

Meet the cast of RuPaul's Drag Race season 6, courtesy of Logo TV.

Drag Race Season 6 Re-Evaluates Itself: RuPaul Quaran-Stream Rewatch

Hieeee! Yes, I know it's another rewatch, but there's nothing else on to watch! Besides, we're only halfway through our rewatch of RuPaul's Drag Race, hunny. The sixth season of Drag Race is the one where the glitter really hits the fan and the queens throw all shade, all day. This season of course had […]

Toy Story Land in Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Image Credit: Baltimore Lauren

Nerd Food: Totchos from Woody's Lunch Box in Hollywood Studios!

Welcome back to another magical Nerd Food — my favorite column to write (aside from deep dives on old books). Today the Disney Parks Blog as released another Disney Parks recipe, this time the delicious totchos from Woody's Lunch Box inside Disney's Hollywood Studios. I've enjoyed this meal several times in the park, as I […]

Will Cumberbatch Star in Road To Durham? The Daily LITG 25th May 2020

Comics Folk React to… That Dominic Cummings Press Statement

Until this month, for most people Dominic Cummings, if they knew the name, was the Brexit bloke who was played by Benedict Cumberbatch in that Channel 4/HBO show. Of late, as the right-hand man to Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his notoriety has increased. Whether it was sitting on a […]

MacGruber: Christopher Nolan Sends Encouraging Email to Cast and Crew

MacGruber Fan Christopher Nolan Sends Cast, Crew Encouraging Email

What began as a spoof of MacGyver on NBC's Saturday Night Life in 2007 turned to its own cultural phenomenon in MacGruber. Played by Will Forte, the skits introduced a comedic dynamic not thoroughly explored on the former ABC series, sidetracking. Joined by Vicki (Kristen Wiig) and usually the SNL host as another character, MacGruber […]

Magic: The Gathering's Full Sleeves Secret Lair Art Showcase

Magic: The Gathering's Full Sleeves Secret Lair Art Showcase

Today, Wizards of the Coast gave us a Secret Lair drop to reveal for Magic: The Gathering, to massive acclaim. There were so many images included in our planned initial reveal that we couldn't actually reveal them all to you. So, please allow us to indulge a bit more by giving you the full art […]

Garcia and Mooneyham Replace Chris Sprouse for Daredevil One More Day

Garcia, Mooneyham Replace Chris Sprouse on Daredevil One More Day

The Daredevil Annual was solicited by Marvel Comics before the lockdown for May, then delayed and now rescheduled along the way. It was announced as something a bit special. Written by ongoing Daredevil writer Chip Zdarsky, who also drew the cover, it was to be drawn by Tom Strong co-creator Chris Sprouse and titled "One […]

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Here's When Japan Will Open For Wrestling Shows

New Japan Pro Wrestling could be coming back soon, as Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has lifted the state of emergency in the country. Abe says that Japan has effectively handled the crisis and that the country, including sporting events, can begin to reopen. "We've set some of the most strict criteria in the world […]

Spider-Man Is Ready for a Costume Change with New Cosbaby Hot Toys

Spider-Man Is Ready for a Costume Change with New Cosbaby Hot Toys

The PS4 exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man was a blockbuster of a game that brought the power of the web-slinger to gamers. This game reintroduced a new story to Spider-Man fans and a wide variety of historic touches. From reimagined villains to the return of historic suits in the Spider-Man world. Hot Toys is bringing some of […]

Marvel Comics Cancels Living Vampire, Dark Marvel and Sneaker Variants

Marvel Comics Cancels Living Vampire, Dark Marvel and Sneaker Variants

Marvel Comics has had a history of bumping up their sales with variant cover programmes, running themed variant covers across their line, in an attempt to increase interest and encourage collectability. Some, like the Venomized or the Deadpool covers have become major valuable collector editions in their own right. Most have not, but it all […]

Ricky Whittle posed with "The Child" (well, a doll) on the set of American Gods (images: Disney+ / STARZ).

American Gods Star Ricky Whittle Wants Season 4 Baby Yoda Crossover

Please don't get us wrong. We have tons of respect for American Gods star Ricky Whittle's sense of optimism and thinking really outside the box. And we guess there could be a way for Shadow Moon to somehow find his way into the Star Wars universe (and who wouldn't want to Neil Gaiman to get […]

Pokémon GO WIll Be Shut Down For Maintenance On June 1st

Pokémon GO Will Be Shut Down For Maintenance On June 1st

Pokémon GO fans should prepare for a short time without gaming as they will be shitting down for a few hours on June 1st, 2020. Niantic sent out the notice you see below as they are going to be doing some work on the game for about seven hours. Pokémon GO will be experiencing global downtime […]

What Was All That About Batman Sitting Down?

What Was All That About Batman Sitting Down in Harley Quinn S02E05?

Harley Quinn season 2 episode 5 got plenty of comments for a) being basically an adult Batman cartoon and b) parodying the audience of barely Quinn – especially those who hate watch it, but one moment from the final act (video below) got me giggling the most. It was the freaking-out Jim Gordon meeting the […]

Jon Kasdan Teases Possible 'Solo' Sequel on Anniversary of 'Star Wars' Film Opening

Star Wars Fans: Do You Want A Sequel To Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Star Wars fans have nine Skywalker Saga films to watch and enjoy until the end of time. The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker will keep you pretty busy if […]

Metallica Mondays Heads To Lima, Peru For Tonights By Request Set

Metallica Mondays Heads To Lima, Peru For Tonights By Request Set

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

Mahmud Asrar Returns to X-Men, Takes Over From Leinil Yu

Mahmud Asrar Returns to X-Men, Takes Over From Leinil Yu

Leinil Yu has been the lead artist on the main ongoing X-Men series written by Jonathan Hickman that span out of House Of X and Powers Of X. He has had a couple of fill-ins along the way, one issue by R.B. Silva, one by Matteo Buffagni and one by Mahmud Asrar, where he replaced […]

The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo released a preview first episode, courtesy of HBO Max.

The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo: Preview HBO Max's Late-Night Take

HBO Max is getting into the late-night talk show business, and they actually found a way to do it without a white guy named "Jimmy". Okay, so maybe it's more "not too late" than late-night. In fact, it's The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo, set to launch with the streaming service on Wednesday, May 27 – […]

New Marvel LEGO Set Lets You Build Your Own the SHEILD Helicarrier

New Avengers LEGO Set Lets You Build Your Own the SHIELD Helicarrier

The Avengers are back and this time they are taking on M.O.D.O.K and A.I.M. in a new Marvel LEGO set. LEGO has revealed a couple of new upcoming building sets including a SHIELD Helicarrier. This set is 1,244 pieces and will feature 8 mini-figures with Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Captain Marvel, War Machine and […]

Speculator Fools, Wynd #1 Already Selling For $179?

Peach Momoko Wynd #1 Variant Selling For $179 Before FOC

Oh come on this is ridiculous. Look, Bleeding Cool is happy to report on the changing market for comics, including collectible comics and comics hyped up for speculative reasons. Often they are based on the actual quality of the comic, which we have generally seen as an actually welcome thing. Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Scout, […]

Dave Bautista cuts a promo on Triple H ahead of WrestleMania 35.

Bautista Shoots on Donald Trump: How the @#$% Are You President?

Former WWE Superstar Dave Bautista is currently involved in an all-time epic feud with fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump. Bleeding Cool has been closely following and reporting on that feud as part of our sacred journalistic duty.* In the latest installment, Bautista took to Twitter to cut a promo on the President for the […]

The Next Sonic The Hedgehog Game Will Take Longer For QA Testing

The Next Sonic The Hedgehog Game Will Take Longer For QA Testing

It looks like we'll be waiting a little longer for the next Sonic The Hedgehog game as SEGA will be taking their time with it. The news comes from SiliconEra, who transcribed a piece of a live stream held on the official Sonic YouTube channel, featuring brand manager Aaron Webber. In it, Webber basically says […]

That New DC Comics Origin For The Joker in Walmart Batman Giant #5

Last week we talked about how the new Batman Giant #5, in Walmarts as of last weekend, was promising a new origin of The Joker. Now, I am far, far away from the nearest Walmart, and there is no sign of Batman Giant #5 coming to comic book stores, or even digital comics, any time […]

A Three And A Half Hour Cut Of Paul Feig's Ghostbusters Exists

Paul Feig Blames The 2016 Presidential Race For Ghostbusters Failure

Ghostbusters 2016 director Paul Feig went on SirusXm radio for an interview the other day and laid the blame for the response to his film at the feet of the 2016 presidential race. The two candidates in the race were Hilary Clinton and eventual winner Donald Trump. The race got very ugly as we all […]

Magic: The Gathering - Announcing "Full Sleeves" Secret Lair Drop

Magic: The Gathering Announces Full Sleeves Secret Lair Drop

Today, we here at Bleeding Cool have a real treat for you. From their secret lair in Seattle, Wizards of the Coast entrusted us with a secret of our own – something we wouldn't be allowed to tell you about until now. Are you ready for this? Here we go: That's right, folks, it's a new […]

James Patterson, World's Best-Selling Author, Writing Graphic Novel

James Patterson Comes to The Daily LITG 25th 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. Or at least how much of 13 Reasons Why they are planning to be watching. Could James Patterson make a dent on the comic book charts? Welcome […]

Inner Circle to Hold Pep Rally on AEW Dynamite This Week

Inner Circle to Hold Pep Rally on AEW Dynamite This Week

Chris Jericho and the Inner Circle will hold a pep rally on AEW Dynamite this week in an attempt to raise their morale after a devastating loss in the Stadium Stampede match at Double or Nothing. The Inner Circle pep rally joins an appearance by Mike Tyson in what's looking like a star-studded post-PPV episode […]

Michael Jordan Returns to 1992 With New MAFEX Figure

Michael Jordan Returns to 1992 With New MAFEX Figure

Medicom has announced a new MAFEX figure that brings a member of the 1992 Dream Team back. That's right, Michael Jordan is back and is ready for Team USA. This figure will be a must have for any MJ or 1992 Summer Olympics fan. The figure comes in at roughly 6.7 inches higher and is […]

THE ISSUE: Legacy of the Lost World

THE ISSUE: The Lost World and the Hunt for a Game of Thrones Beast

Taken as a whole, Leslie's happens to be my favorite periodical in American history. Over the length of its run from its beginnings as Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper to the magazine-formatted and name-shortened Leslies, the weekly chronicled some defining moments in the history of the United States. Leslies had reporters in the field during the […]

Orca The Killer Whale Coming To Blu-ray June 30th From Scream Factory

Orca The Killer Whale Coming To Blu-ray June 30th From Scream Factory

Orca The Killer Whale will head to Blu-ray thanks to Scream Factory on June 30th. The 1977 cult classic from director Michael Anderson stars Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek, and Keenan Wynn in a film trying desperately to capitalize on the Jaws craze. It was actually a sad film, with Orca The Killer […]

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Re-Introduces You To Fujin

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Re-Introduces You To Fujin

The last of the three DLC characters being added to Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath gets a solo trailer as Fujin returns to the fray. The God of Wind first made his debut in the series in the weird platformers no one asked for, Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero, as an unnamed boss. He made his fighting […]

Ludocrats #1 Review -- "The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year"

Ludocrats #1 Review: The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year

In a year that has brought us murder hornets, killed a rock legend and a heroic retired wrestler, seen humans ingesting bleach and sent Comic-Con online, rest assured of one thing with absolute certainty: Ludocrats #1 is the craziest damned thing to happen this year. Where to begin? Well, this is less a script from […]

Inside the Episode: Childrick of Mort | Rick and Morty | adult swim

Rick and Morty Team Talk Bad Parenting, Planet Sex, Camping and More

Let's be honest. As families go? Rick, Morty, Jerry, Beth, and Summer aren't exactly what you would call the pinnacle of familial love, respect, and appreciation. If that wasn't clear enough over the past (almost) four seasons, we were served up another example of that on Sunday night's episode of Rick and Morty, "Childrick of […]

Beetlejuice and Pennywise Get Funko Funkoween Reveals

Beetlejuice and Pennywise Get Funko Funkoween Reveals

It is always a pleasure to see massive reveals of upcoming Funko Pops and their most recent theme was Halloween in May with Funkoween. This opened the door on a huge wave of upcoming horror related Pops from a new 10" Chucky and the first reveal of Zombieland Pops to Creepshow and now we are […]

Disaster Inc. #1 Review -- "Places Humans Are Not Meant To Be"

Disaster Inc. #1 Review: Places Humans Are Not Meant To Be

The premise here is very strong. Paolo Alighieri is the founder and president of a company that offers a premier service for a drastic markup: "adventure tourism" into places humans are not meant to be. That's different from "places you're not allowed to go," like military bases because these places could kill you. The first […]

Some highlights from The Big Flower Fights, episodes 1-4 (image courtesy of Netflix).

The Big Flower Fight Season 1 Eps. 1-4 Grew On Us Quite Quickly

The Big Flower Fight premiered on Netflix and surprisingly this 8-episode flower showdown, hosted by comedians Vic Reeves (Coronation Street) and Natasia Demetriou (What We Do in the Shadows) is absolutely delightful. As is the custom with the more popular baking series, think Food Network's Halloween Wars when contestants are expected to create large sculptures […]

Pokémon Masters has temporarily added Pokémon Gold and Silver's Jasmine and Steelix.

Pokémon Masters Adds Jasmine and Steelix For A Limited Time

The DeNA-published Pokémon game Pokémon Masters is welcoming Gold and Silver's Jasmine and her partner Steelix. Jasmine will be available under the game's Spotlight Scout Banner from now through June 4th. Jasmine will offer a support role with Steelix for your Pokémon team. Jasmine and Steelix are the only Support Steel-Type Sync Pair in Pokémon […]