Lying In The Gutters


Lying in the Gutters – 3rd June 2018 – Joker in the Wedding Pack

Welcome to Lying In The Gutters, Bleeding Cool's weekly runaround of the most popular stories on the site through the week. This was the week in which ComiXology announced their new Originals line, DC put out a new Doomsday Clock, Marvel an Amazing Spider-Man #800, and Image dominated digital with Saga… Top Twenty Traffic Of […]

Lying In The Gutters – 27th May 2018 – From MCM London Comic Con

I'm currently at MCM London Comic Con 2018. The thunder, rain, lightning and hailstones have given way to glorious sunshine. Love is in the air, and everyone here loves Bleeding Cool. But what has everyone been reading this week? Let's find out… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week Warner Bros. Asks Ryan Reynolds for Their […]

Lying In The Gutters – 20th May 2018 – Flamewars and Lawsuits

Welcome to Lying In The Gutters, Bleeding Cool's weekly runaround of the most popular stories on the site through the week. And what a busy week that was. Not everyone spent it watching Deadpool, the Royal Wedding or the FA Cup Final. Maybe more of us should have… Top Twenty Traffic Of The Week No […]

Lying In The Gutters, 13th May 2018 – Jim Lee Is The Law

It's been a busy week of DC Comics rumours, of Crisises, of Creative Refreshes, of Man Of Steel betting pools and low orders, of anti-imperialist Superman villains and of Batwoman cancellations. Jim Lee denied a reboot – but that was all. And one man's reboot is, as we know, another man's retcon is another man's hypercrisis. […]


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Lying In The Gutters – 22nd April 2018 – DC ComicsGetting Fresh

Welcome to Lying In The Gutters, Bleeding Cool's weekly runaround of the most popular stories on the site through the week. So what have other Bleeding Coolers been reading on Bleeding Cool? Well, Bleeding Cool's news of a DC Fresh Start was very popular, but this was also the week of Action Comics – and a […]

Lying In The Gutters – 15th April 2018 – S-T-A-N-L-E-E

Welcome to Lying In The Gutters, Bleeding Cool's weekly runaround of the most popular stories on the site through the week. So what have other Bleeding Coolers been reading on Bleeding Cool? Well, yes, Stan Lee is in the news a lot now, with placed article after placed article. There was plenty of C2E2 spillage into […]

Lying in the Gutters – 8th April 2018 – Citizen Khan

It's been an odd week. Beginning with Easter and April Fool's ending with C2E2, with a Diamond Summit, Stan Lee, hirings and firings across the industry, Nazi cosplay and Action Comics #1000. Oh, and Kamala Khan is now President of the United States. If you haven't signed up for the Lying in the Gutters weekly […]

Lying in the Gutters for Easter Sunday 2018

In a move not exactly in keeping with the season, Easter Monday will see longstanding comic book writer Gerard Jones plead guilty on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Bleeding Cool ran details of the case, prosecution and defence statements over incarceration as well as letters in support of Jones from the comic […]

Lying In The Gutters – 25th March 2018 – Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?

Super-Size Man has been a hot topic of conversation this week, even if certain tweets have been deleted. But as everyone has been flying to WonderCon this week, we hope tolerance is in the air… But what have other Bleeding Coolers been reading on Bleeding Cool? If you haven't signed up for the Lying in the […]


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Lying in the Gutters – 11th March 2018 – The Eyes of the World Are on Stan Lee

Despite ECCC fallout, #SXSW, and a week of more Bleeding Cool rumours from past weeks being officially confirmed, such as Black Label, Kelly Sue DeConnick on Wonder Woman and the reboot of Deadpool that started off the whole Fresh Start rumours, it was coverage of comic book creators talking about Stan Lee's current situation that […]

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Lying in the Gutters, 4th March 2018 – Levels of Smugness Could Be Fatal

It's been a good week for Bleeding Cool in terms of confirmations. Stories such as Ta-Nehisi Coates on Captain America originally ran on Bleeding Cool back in June last year, Jason Aaron on Avengers we ran back in July, Nick Spencer on Amazing Spider-Man from July, and Ryan Ottley from this January. Then there are more recent stories such as Donny Cates on Venom that ran last month and Cosmic Ghost Rider also from […]



Altered Carbon and more geeky news

Lying in the Gutters – 11th February 2018 – An Altered Carbon Footprint

If you haven't signed up for the Lying in the Gutters weekly email, you can do so here. So what have you been reading this week? Well, apart from comic book trademark and IP law, mostly episodes recaps for Altered Carbon, it seems. Though oddly not for episodes 2-4… Top Twenty Traffic of the Week Marvel […]

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Lying in the Gutters, 4th February 2018 – Don't Jinx It…

This is what John Byrne said when he heard that Brian Michael Bendis was moving from Marvel to DC to take over the Superman books to begin with a mini-series called Man of Steel and make bigger changes to Superman since Crisis.  "I'd already announced I had dedicated this year to creating as many new […]

Lying In The Gutters – 28th January 2018: Batman Yellow

Raffaele Ienco has been reading about himself on Bleeding Cool this week… Matt Hawkins and Raff Ienco to Riff Together on Stairway To Heaven https://t.co/1cyM59Ae9U via @bleedingcool — raff ienco ARTIST on DARTH VADER (@Raffaele_Ienco) January 28, 2018 But what have other Bleeding Coolers been reading on Bleeding Cool? And a new-look Batman has got […]

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Lying in the Gutters, 21st January 2018 – Kindness Works, Allegedly

So this is what Nancy Silberkleit, co-CEO of Archie Comics has been reading this week… Thankyou to @richjohnston @bleedingcool for this story https://t.co/9qy0oWpmcs #kindnessworks — Nancy Silberkleit (@NancyEduSpeaker) January 21, 2018 But what have you been reading? Let's find out! If you haven't signed up for the Lying in the Gutters weekly email, you can do […]

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Lying in the Gutters – 14th January 2018 – the Snyder Cut Twelve

If you haven't signed up to the Lying in the Gutters weekly e-mail, you can do so here. If you have, you don't need to do anything. If you just don't want to…well, I don't know. This feels a bit, awkward doesn't it? Okay so… what have you been reading this week? Mostly this… Oh my gosh, […]