DC Comics Layoffs Confirmed - The Daily LITG, 13th August 2020

DC Comics Layoffs Confirmed – The Daily LITG, 13th August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Yesterday, that saw repeated coverage of the big changes behind DC Comics layoffs, but also the likes of The Orville and major changes and delays to […]

47 Ronin Sequel Announced – WHY? Mulan Actor Ron Yuan to Direct

47 Ronin Sequel Announced – WHY? Mulan Actor Ron Yuan to Direct

In news nobody was expecting, Deadline reported that Mulan actor and action director Ron Yuan would be directing a sequel to the 2013 movie 47 Ronin. The original 2013 movie was directed by Carl Rinsch and written by Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini from a story conceived by Morgan and Walter Hamada. It starred Keanu […]

Destructive Creations Reveals Their Next Game War Mongrels

Destructive Creations Reveals Their Next Game War Mongrels

Destructive Creations revealed they have a new game on the way that they are both developing and publishing called War Mongrels. The studio is most famous for creating one of the worst games of 2015 with Hatred, but bounced back earlier this year with their thriller title Daymare 1998. The company has become known for […]

Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's TMNT Return Delayed With New Art Team

Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird's TMNT Last Ronin Delayed With Big Changes

A lost piece of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles history was being recreated as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin by Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, and Andy Kuhn, from an original outline written by Turtles co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird back in 1987 and set in 2017. Eastman revisited the future Turtles story from […]

Supernatural: Michael Sheen Greets Misha Collins with Castiel Cosplay

When we last checked in with on-screen "angels" Misha Collins (Castiel on The CW's Supernatural) and Michael Sheen (Amazon Prime's Good Omens), they were introducing viewers to their Super Good initiative (more on that below) to help raise funds for homeless relief to those in need, especially those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Two weeks […]

Funko Enters the Battleworld with New Marvel Collectible Game

Funko Releases Marvel Battleworld: Mystery Of The Thanostones

Funko officially released a new adventure game this week featuring Marvel characters called Marvel Battleworld: Mystery Of The Thanostones. The game has kinda been talked about for a bit as it leaked out last month, but now you can actually head out and purchase the game. There are 30 characters to collect in all from […]

Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Review: Rod Reis's Art Stuns

Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Review: Rod Reis's Art Stuns

A lot is happening in the Mutant corner of the Marvel universe under "Head of X" Jonathan Hickman's supervision. As a team of writers, including Tini Howard and Vita Ayala and more, run their own X-titles and prepare for the X of Swords crossover, Hickman himself teamed up with artist Rod Reis and letterer VC's Ariana Maher for a […]

Former WWE ref Mike Chioda made a surprise debut on AEW Dynamite.

Mike Chioda Debuts on AEW Dynamite to Ref Cody/Scorpio Sky Match

Mike Chioda is All Elite! The former WWE head referee appeared on AEW Dynamite today to officiate the TNT Championship Match between Cody Rhodes and Scorpio Sky. Chioda was one of many talent and staff laid off by WWE at the start of the pandemic. Chioda's release was particularly eyebrow-raising because he'd been with the […]

Phantasy Star Online 2 Announces New Collaboration With Persona Series

Phantasy Star Online 2 Announces New Collaboration With Persona Series

Atlus and SEGA have come together for a new cool collaboration as the Persona series will drop into Phantasy Star Online 2. Starting today you'll be able to find several items from Persona 3-5, including costumes, hairstyles, paint, accessories, room items, music, and more. All of which will be featured in the latest AC Scratch […]

Letter From Letterer Confirms DC Comics Layoff Details

DC Comics Layoff Details Confirmed By Letter From Letterer

Until now, the DC Comics layoffs that Bleeding Cool first reported being announced on Monday were, technically, theoretical. DC Comics had decided, at this time, not to officially confirm any changes, though I have spoken to employees who have personally confirmed names and plans – though without attribution. However, as of yesterday, things went a […]

The Walking Dead isn't happy with Smash Mouth (Images: AMC/Food Network)

The Walking Dead Insults Beta's Horde with Smash Mouth Comparison

Before we get to how The Walking Dead factors into this, let's offer some backstory. So over the weekend, the band Smash Mouth took part in a concert that was part of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Performing with other bands like Trapt, Night Ranger, Saving Abel, Buckcherry, Reverend Horton Heat, […]

Walkabout Announces Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart Of The Forest

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart Of The Forest Gets A New Dev Diary

Walkabout released a brand new developer diary this week going into the inner workings for Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart Of The Forest. The video isn't too long, you're getting only 90 seconds of info from the company, but in that time they kind of go over bits and pieces of what you need to […]

Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1 Review: The Villain's Side

Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1 Review: The Villain's Side

The villains of Empyre have been anything but subtle. While there is, of course, history between the Avengers and Quoi, the eponymous Celestian Messiah of this issue, the main Empyre event under Al Ewing's pen doesn't do much to show the depth of this character. Will Quoi's own title, Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah, shed some light on the […]

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Report: MLW Signs Streaming Deal With Fubo Sports Network

Major League Wrestling (MLW) has signed a deal with Fubo Sports Network to air MLW Fusion on Thursday Nights at 10 PM. The deal, first reported by punctuality-obsessed Hollywood dirt sheet Deadline Hollywood, will put MLW Fusion in 75 million homes across the United States. The Fubo Sports Network is available through its website as […]

Pizza Simulator Is Coming To PC & Nintendo Switch In 2021

Pizza Simulator Is Coming To PC & Nintendo Switch In 2021

Finally, the simulator game we all needed is on the way as Pizza Simulator has been officially announced for 2021. Gaming factory made the announcement today that their latest sim title will have you running your own pizza place in the hearts of whatever city you want to believe you're in. This game isn't just […]

Empyre: X-Men #2 Review: The Octogenarian Resistance

Empyre: X-Men #2 Review: The Octogenarian Resistance

They were foils for the X-Men in the main Jonathan Hickman title, and now the Hordeculture, a team of foul-mouthed old ladies (and one who never swears), joins the Marvel mutants to fight back against the Cotati invasion happening as a result of the Empyre series. The first issue of Empyre: X-Men was one of the best tie-ins […]

"Q&A" -- Episode SF #007 -- Pictured (l-r): Ethan Peck as Spock; Rebecca Romijn as Number One; Anson Mount as Captain Pike of the the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Star Trek EP Alex Kurtzman Has Updates Discovery, Strange New Worlds

If you're looking forward to more traditional Star Trek in Strange New Worlds, you may have to wait a bit longer as filming will begin in 2021 according to Alex Kurtzman in an interview with Gold Derby. The executive producer talked about the Emmy nominations Picard and Short Treks received for the beloved franchise. The […]

How to Farm Stardust in Pokémon GO

How to Farm Stardust Successfully In Pokémon GO

Stardust is the most valuable asset in Pokémon GO. It allows Pokémon trainers to power-up Pokémon, trade with friends, and even purify Shadow Pokémon… though, you shouldn't really do that very often. Stardust is earned in-game by catching Pokémon, hatching eggs, battling in raids or GO Battle League, and completing certain Research Tasks. There are ways […]

Deadpool #6 Review: Wade Wilson Goes to Krakoa

Deadpool #6 Review: Wade Wilson Goes to Krakoa

The concept of writer Kelly Thompson's Deadpool run is brilliant: monsters overtook Staten Island, and Deadpool slew their King… making him, by their monstrous rule, their new monarch. Now, as King of Staten Island, a title about as Deadpool-worthy as a royal title can be, Deadpool hangs around with his monster buddies and seems to have given […]

Avatar: The Last Airbender (Image: Nickelodeon)

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Netflix Reponds to DiMartino, Konietzko

Only hours after Avatar: The Last Airbender creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko took to their respective website and Instagram account to announce that they were no longer involved with Netflix's live-action series adaptation ("Many of you have been asking me for updates about the 'Avatar' live-action Netflix series. I can finally tell you that […]

Konami Reveals Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG December Release With Genesis Impact

Konami has revealed what will probably be the last Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game release of 2020 with Genesis Impact. This new booster set will be released in December and contain 60 cards in total. Which breaks down to 10 Ultra Rares, 15 Super Rares, and 35 Rares, with 15 cards in the set also available […]

Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri, Adam Hughes Cover Detective Comics #1027

Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri, Adam Hughes Cover Detective Comics #1027

We looked at the first five covers to Detective Comics #1027 on Bleeding Cool the other day, as we pointed out that the next Batman event to follow Joker War and Death Metal will begin in the extra-long issue, and that it also confirms the cancellation of the Generations series with this prebiew as at […]

The official movie poster for Nail in the Coffin: The Rise and Fall of Vampiro

Vampiro Doc Nail in the Coffin Hitting Theaters, VOD in September

A new wrestling documentary is hitting theaters for a limited run next month before coming to video on demand and digital the following week. Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro follows the career of the titular Mexican wrestling legend, Vampiro. Directed by Michael Paszt, the 88-minute documentary will be released by Epic […]

September & October Community Day Vote Announced for Pokémon GO

Well… we told you so. Niantic has announced that the next two Pokémon GO Community Days, which covers September and October, will again be decided by vote. The candidates are Charmander, Caterpie, Grimer, and Porygon… who is going to win this by a landslide. With only one new Shiny Pokémon among the four choices, this […]

The Eighteen Deaths Of Kate Pryde

The Many, Many Deaths Of Kitty Pryde (Marauders #11 Spoilers)

Kitty Pryde – or Kate Pryde – has had a rough year. Even rougher than you. Denied entry to the Krakoan portals that all other mutants use to get on and off the island. Then she got killed, drowned at the hands of Shaw, and the Five who now bring back every mutant back from […]

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Crunchyroll For Sale? WarnerMedia Reportedly In Talks with Sony, More

To say that this has been a week of change, loss, and upheaval at WarnerMedia would be a dramatic understatement. With its big product push DC FanDome only ten days away, DC Comics, DC Universe, and other areas of the multimedia company saw firings and restructurings as the company looked to reduce its debt load […]

Aquaman from Justice League Comes to Life with Infinity Studio

Aquaman from Justice League Comes to Life with Infinity Studio

The King of the Seven, Aquaman, has arrived as Infinity Studio announced its newest DC statue. Featuring Jason Momoa's portrayal of the king from the soon be be remade film Justice League. The statue bust will stand roughly 38" tall and will show off parts of Aquaman's armor and trident. The statue will be extremely […]

DC Comics Appoint New General Manager In Sepotember

DC Comics Appoints New General Manager to Start In Mid-September

Bleeding Cool has learned that DC Comics intends to officially appoint a new General Manager. their position to start on Friday, the 18th of September 2020. Which is a very specific date for a new position. No details about the new appointee have been given, save that their biggest area of experience of late involves […]

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY (L to R) ROBERT SHEEHAN as KLAUS HARGREEVES, EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN as ALLISON HARGREEVES and ELLEN PAGE as VANYA HARGREEVES in episode 205 of THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY Cr. CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS/NETFLIX © 2020

The Umbrella Academy Podcast: Transforming Canada Into 1960s Dallas

For fans of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy who are looking for a deeper dive into the series beyond the episodes, the streaming service is offering something to help enhance the Hargreeves experience. Behind The Scenes: The Umbrella Academy. Released every Wednesday between July 29 and August 26, the weekly podcast series takes viewers' eardrums behind the […]

Its Inhumans Vs. X-Men In The Latest Marvel Future Fight Update

Its Inhumans Vs. X-Men In The Latest Marvel Future Fight Update

A new update has dropped into Marvel Future Fight this week as the X-Men are going up against one of their biggest challenges in the Inhumans. You're getting a few cool additions with this one as the game will being in new characters and uniforms that are inspired by Marvel's Inhumans Vs. X-Men storyline happening […]

Zenescope Expands Into Card Games With Tarot: A Game of Souls

Zenescope Entertainment continues its expansion into the world of games, following up their Wonderland board game with a new card game that has launched on Kickstarter. The game, Tarot: A Game of Souls, casts one of the company's flagship characters, Keres the Death Goddess, as the star of this game of fates. Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco are the […]

Power Book II: Ghost | Behind the Scenes | STARZ

Power Book II: Ghost Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at STARZ Spinoff

While the story of James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) may be over, the "Power" franchise lives on through his son Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.) when Power Book II: Ghost premieres on September 6 on STARZ. Now, stars Rainey Jr., Naturi Naughton, Mary J. Blige, Cliff "Method Man" Smith, Paige Hurd, and more are taking […]

Togetic Raid Guide: How To Counter Pokémon GO's PVP MVP

Togetic Raid Guide: How To Counter Pokémon GO's PVP MVP

While Togepi is currently (upsettingly) absent from Eggs in Pokémon GO, its evolution Togetic is currently available in Tier Four raids during Ultra Unlock: Enigma Week. Tier Four raids are for Pokémon that cannot be taken down by a solo trainer but aren't of Legendary or Mythical status like the current Tier Five boss Deoxys. […]

Be Careful Of Portals And Swords In the Marvel Universe Right Now

Be Careful Of Portals And Swords In the Marvel Universe Today

Do you have a portal hanging around? If you are in the Marvel Universe, that can be a real danger point for being stabbed with a big sword and killed – or left for dead. And two Marvel comic books published today make that very clear. Firstly Empyre #5 sees the Cotati create a blant-based […]

Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther, Tenet), composer, The Mandalorian (Image: Disney+)

The Mandalorian Composer Praises Jon Favreau's Season 2 Work

The Mandalorian series creator Jon Favreau must have been a saint in a past life, because it sure seems like he's being rewarded for it with how things have gone with the second season of Disney+ live-action Star Wars spinoff series. Finding a way to thread the production needle and avoid most of the obstacles that […]

New Disney Statues Show Off Good and Evil Princesses with Enesco

New Disney Statues Show Off Good and Evil Princesses with Enesco

Enesco is gloving Disney fans some very unique collectibles with their newest statues. They are putting the iconic Disney princess side by side with there villain counterpart. Two statues have been shown so far featuring Snow White from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty. Each sculpture is from Jim […]