Posts by Jonathan Rich

About Jonathan Rich

Jonathan Rich is a freelance journalist, high school educator, and self-professed comic book nerd working in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. He writes about entertainment and pop culture for various print and web publications, including


Motor Crush Revs Up With Lush Backup Feature Isola

By Jonathan Rich Bleeding Cool Correspondent The celebrated trio of Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr created quite a following for themselves by modernizing DC Comic's iconic character Batgirl in 2014 and hope to follow up that success with their creator-owned project Motor Crush for Image Comics. "It's the story of motorcycle racer Domino […]

MomoCon Hosts Cosplayers On Ice In Atlanta On Sunday

Atlanta, GA — Atlanta's Gaming, Animation, and Comic Convention MomoCon will be hosting the annual Cosplayers on Ice this Sunday, December 4th, at Centennial Olympic Park's seasonal ice-skating rink. Cosplayers on Ice brings pop culture fans as well as anime, cartoons, comic books, and gaming cosplayer to downtown Atlanta where participants will have the chance to […]

Thumper Is Deadpool's Sabretooth, And More At NC Comicon

By Jonathan Rich, Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent The final panel of NC Comicon didn't provide any earth-shattering revelations for what is next in the Marvel Comics universe, but there was some elaboration on the upcoming original Deadpool: Bad Blood graphic novel and the debut of that character's new arch nemesis Thumper. Rico Renzi, Jeremy Whitley, […]

"Comics For Dangerous Humans" – Young Animal At NC Comicon

By Jonathan Rich, Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent DC Comics' newest imprint Young Animal has already made a name for itself for being different and Saturday at NC Comicon the creators involved in making these 'comics for dangerous humans' talked about what makes the experience resonate for their discriminating readers. "To think freely is to […]

Klaus Janson Suspects A Dark Knight IV and Dark Knight V, At NC Comicon

By Jonathan Rich, Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent Most fervent comics fans already know Dark Knight III: The Master Race has been extended to a ninth issue beyond its initial eight issue run, but Saturday at NC Comicon artist Klaus Janson indicated maybe even more may be in store for his collaboration with writer Frank […]

Redesigning And Reintroducing Killer Frost At NC Comicon

By Jonathan Rich Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent The character of Killer Frost has come a long way since her introduction as a Firestorm villainess in 1978 and the super cool fem fatale will soon get her own special issue with Justice League of America: Killer Frost Rebirth #1. "Killer Frost is transitioning from a […]

Afua Richardson, Her Journey To North Carolina Comicon

By Jonathan Rich, Senior Southern Correspondent The multi-talented artist/writer/musician/voice actor Afua Richardson may call Atlanta, GA. home, but she is excited about what is in store for her and thousands of pop culture fans when they all converge on Durham, N.C. this weekend for NC Comicon. Richardson has attended the event four times in the […]

The Return Of Ominous Press And 'Brutes And Babes'?

Artist Andy Smith is known for his work with creator-owned independent publisher Ominous Press in the mid-1990s, and now more than two decades later he hopes to bring some of those characters back to life for current comics readers. Smith was recently signing copies of his X-O: Manowar issue 50 variant cover at Borderlands Comics […]