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Bleeding Cool covers comics news and information from every angle: art, business, history, artists, writers, letterers, colorists, publishers, characters, cosplayers, collectors, readers, and fans.  And of course, the rumors of what's coming next in comics put the never-say-never in neverending story.

Whether you're here to get the latest rumors regarding Marvel or DC Comics (or… any other publisher, in fact), check out some comic book reviews, learn about comics history, find out what collectors are paying for important vintage comics, or check out what's coming up from your favorite creators, the BC Comics section can help.


Bringing Cyclops Back to Basics in Marvels Snapshots: X-Men [XH]

Bringing Cyclops Back to Basics in Marvel's Snapshots: X-Men [XH]

Welcome to X-ual Healing, the column where Bleeding Cool reads all the X-books every week and tell you what happened in them so you don't have to. I'm your host, Jude Terror, a man who once wrote about comics all the time, but then, when there was just a tiny sliver of my soul left, […]

Madelyne Pryor Gets a Raw Deal in Hellions #4 [XH]

Madelyne Pryor Gets a Raw Deal in Hellions #4 [XH]

Welcome to X-ual Healing, the column where Bleeding Cool reads all the X-books every week and tell you what happened in them, so you don't have to. I'm your host, Jude Terror, a man who once wrote about comics all the time, but then, when there was just a tiny sliver of my soul left, […]

X-Men #12 &#8211 An Illustrated Wikipedia Article Plugging X of Swords [XH]

X-Men #12 – An Illustrated Wikipedia Article Plugging X of Swords [XH]

Welcome to X-ual Healing, the column where Bleeding Cool reads all the X-books every week and tell you what happened in them, so you don't have to. I'm your host, Jude Terror, a man who once wrote about comics all the time, but then, when there was just a tiny sliver of my soul left, […]

How Far Gone are the Heroes in Excalibur #12 Morally Speaking [XH]

How Far Gone are the Heroes in Excalibur #12, Morally Speaking? [XH]

Welcome to X-ual Healing, the column where Bleeding Cool reads all the X-books every week and tell you what happened in them so you don't have to. I'm your host, Jude Terror, a man who once wrote about comics all the time, but then, when there was just a tiny sliver of my soul left, […]

Dan DiDio Appointed Tutor at The Kubert School From Concept to Sale

Dan DiDio Appointed Tutor at The Kubert School, From Concept to Sale

Dan DiDio was Publisher at DC Comics for over a decade, before being fired earlier this year, scuppering his DC 5G relaunch plans. The question was always "what will he do next?" Well, you know what they say about those who can't do? Today, The Kubert School announced that starting on October 1st, Dan Didio […]

Pencils Back Up for Brett Booth on Bloodshot #10 For January 2021

Pencils Back Up for Brett Booth on Bloodshot #10 For January 2021

Bloodshot #10 was originally solicited by Valiant Entertainment back in March when the Bloodshot movie had just come out, intended to be published in June, with Brett Booth joining the series, written by Tim Seeley. Booth, along with many others, was subject to a "pencils down" notice by Valiant. But now it has been rescheduled […]

Ram V Graphic Novel Blue In Green On FOC Today &#8211 Dont Forget

Ram V Graphic Novel, Blue In Green, On FOC Today – Don't Forget

Comic book writer Ram V has been on a roll in the comic book industry of late, part of the London-based writers studio White Noise, he has been writing Catwoman, Justice League and Batman for the big boys – though his Empyre: Thor mini-series was one that was dropped. His books through Vault, These Savage […]

Next Weeks Spawn #310 Has Orders Of 120000 Copies

Next Week's Spawn #310 Has Orders Of 120,000 Copies

Bleeding Cool has been pointing out a new jump in appreciation of the comic book Spawn by retailers and readers coming out of lockdown. With Todd McFarlane returning to draw the comic as well as write it, hitting issue #300 and more, back issues soaring in value and more discussion of an upcoming Blumhouse movie in […]

Jim Campbell on Unauthorized Watchmen Sequel: F*** Tom King

Jim Campbell on Unauthorized Watchmen Sequel: "F*** Tom King"

Comic book letterer Jim Campbell let loose on DC Comics, Tom King, and anyone involved in producing the Rorschach comic at DC. Naturally, it was a lettering SNAFU that first set him off, but it soon became clear that it's the concept of the book itself that gets under Campbell's skin, just like many comic […]

Is X of Swords an Essential Crossover for Understanding the X-Men

Is X of Swords an Essential Crossover for Understanding the X-Men?

A lot of times, comic book publishers go through the motions of pretending that a crossover isn't essential reading to understand your favorite ongoing titles that are crossing over with it and that it's totally optional for you to buy every book to understand what's going on. Yeah, you can trust their word on that […]

Isnana the Were-Spider Experiences Normal Life in New Comic Showtime

Is'nana the Were-Spider Experiences Normal Life in New Comic Showtime

Greg Anderson-Elysee's hit comic Is'nana the Were-Spider is back on Kickstarter with a new volume titled Showtime. The project is funded with eight days to go, though you can still reserve your own copy for the very reasonable price of $7 (digital) and $15 (physical) for the 64-page comic. The Kickstarter is also currently working […]

Immortal She-Hulk Preview &#8211 Is Krakoa A Well For Mutants

Immortal She-Hulk Preview – Is Krakoa A Well For Mutants?

This week sees the publication of Immortal She-Hulk, a one-shot by Al Ewing and Jon Davis-Hunt that follows the Empyre event, and the resurrection and change that She-Hulk underwent, in the context of Al Ewing and Joe Bennett's storylines in Immortal Hulk. Which has seen many gamma-radiated beings return from the dead in a way […]

45 Years Of Captain Canuck &#8211 Canuck Beyond #1 in December Soliicts

45 Years Of Captain Canuck – Canuck Beyond #1 in December Soliicts

They teased this in their Free Comic Book Day offering. And now, with the 45th anniversary of the Canadian patriotic superhero character Captain Canuck, it's time for a big relaunch from current publisher Chapterhouse. We get a relaunch with Canuck Beyond, a 45-year anniversary collection and a never-before-told origin story, Captain Canuck Season 0, all […]

Marvel Unlimited Publish Atlantis Attacks #4 Two Months Before Print

Marvel Unlimited Publish Atlantis Attacks #4 Two Months Before Print?

Marvel Unlimited normally releases Marvel Comics titles six months (apart from Conan) after they were published in print and digitally, as part of their all-you-can-eat streaming service. It's a pretty good deal and one that DC Comics is doing it best to catch up and copy. But starting next week, that's a bit of a […]

Venom Thor Black Widow and Champions Top Advance Reorders

Venom, Thor, Black Widow and Champions Top Advance Reorders

It's almost all Marvel in this week's advance reorders with a smidgen of We Only Find Them When They're Dead, Walking Dead and Getting it Together. A lot of Donny Cates of course, but there's a push for Black Widow, Champions, Wolverine and Miles Morales too. Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics […]

Is Donny Cates King In Black Leading Up To A Terrible Terrible Pun

Is Donny Cates' King In Black Leading Up To A Terrible, Terrible Pun?

In the Web Of Venom: Wraith one shot, it was revealed to Eddie Brock, Venom, that there was an equal and opposite to the great symbiote god Knull, described as a God Of Light – and equally as dangerous. The identity of this has led to much speculation – including that this may be Franklin […]

Blood Force Trauma #1 in Albatross Funnybooks December 2020 Solicits

Blood Force Trauma #1 in Albatross Funnybooks December 2020 Solicits

Eric Powell's publishing company, Albatross Funnybooks, is launching a brand new title in December, to accompany The Goon, Tank Girl and the like. Jake Smith's throwbaxploitation comic book, Blood Force Trauma #1. Steve Mannion has another Fearless Dawn oneshot. While Eric Powell has been busy in lockdown, both writing and drawing the new issues of […]

The Bad Idea Hero Trade Preview Sells For $780 on eBay

The Bad Idea Hero Trade Preview Sells For $780 on eBay

We thought people paying $300 was a little steep. Little did we know. There have now been sales on eBay for The Hero Trade preview copy sent anonymously to comic book stores for $600 on a Buy It Now, for $695 after 14 bids, for $760 after 14 bids. and for $780 after 49 bids. […]

Mike Mignola Suggests Nazi-Punching Hellboy Might Vote Biden/Harris

Mike Mignola Suggests Nazi-Punching Hellboy Might Vote Biden/Harris

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola posted the following illustration on social media over the weekend. While many were lightened to see the illustration, a number were not. Writer Emmanuel Pacings replied "From what I know about Hellboy I feel like he would be apolitical", with comic book writer John Reppion's response "Old Nazi punching hellboy? That […]

Pokemon American Horror Stories The Daily LITG 21st September 2020

Pokemon, American Horror Stories The Daily LITG, 21st September 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. And at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's a Walking Dead film, Batman toys or what Transformers will be popping. The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a […]