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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.


Dead End Kids: The Suburban Job #1 Sells Out But No Second Printing

Dead End Kids: The Suburban Job #1 Sells Out But No Second Printing

Dead End Kids: The Suburban Job #1 from No Heroine writer Frank Gogol has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors a full ten days ahead of its 27th of January release. The Suburban Job joins 2019's Dead End Kids and last year's No Heroine as series that have sold out their first issues ahead of release — giving […]

Marvel Celebrates Chris Claremont (But Not With an Ongoing) [XH]

Marvel Celebrates Chris Claremont (But Not With an Ongoing) [XH]

Happy MLK Day, everyone! Marvel put out three X-books last week, and we're gonna recap them as usual. Like Dr. King, I too have a dream– a dream that Marvel will one day give Chris Claremont an ongoing series. That dream has yet to come true, but they did put out a Chris Claremont Anniversary […]

Every Single 2000AD/Judge Dredd/Rebellion Graphic Novel For 2021

Every Single 2000AD/Judge Dredd/Rebellion Graphic Novel For 2021

2000AD should repurpose the sign for the old Windmill Theatre strip club in Soho, "We Never Closed", used after they stayed open and running through the Second World War and the Blitz. Because while all manner of comic book companies stopped publishing comics during the shutdown, Rebellion kept publishing 2000AD every week, and Judge Dredd […]

TheftWatch: Rob Liefeld New Mutants Cover Stolen 30 Years Ago

TheftWatch: Rob Liefeld New Mutants Cover Stolen 30 Years Ago

Scott Williams is best known as the inker of Jim Lee's pencils, and has fulfilled that role at Marvel, WildStorm and DC Comics for over thirty years. Recently he shared some news involving his work with a different co-founder of Image Comics, Rob Liefeld. And a cover for New Mutants #90 that he inked from […]

Chris Bachalos Death (Of the Endless) Sandman Sketch Hits Auction

Chris Bachalo's "Death (Of the Endless)" Sandman Sketch Hits Auction

Neil Gaiman's seminal run on The Sandman introduced The Endless to captivated readers in 1989. Destiny, Death, Dream, Destruction, Desire, Despair, and Delirium are a family of seven supernatural beings that, as you can probably tell from the name, encompass different forces of existence. One of the most beloved works featuring The Endless is Death: The High […]

Immortalize Sunday Paper Cartoons With This Garfield Original

Immortalize Sunday Paper Cartoons With This Garfield Original

We love him almost as much as he loves lasagna. Garfield is an American icon and is as synonymous with newspaper comic strips as Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Calvin, and Hobbes. Cartoonist Jim Davis launched Garfield in 1978 and still draws it to this day, continuing an incredible 42-year run on this iconic title. The title that […]

Tintin Original Art Sells For $3.1 Million &#8211 But Its Not A Record

Tintin Original Art Sells For $3.1 Million – But It's Not A Record

The Associated Press is reporting that a Tintin comic book cover by Herge sold at auction last week for 2.6 million euros or $3.1 million, "breaking the record for the most expensive comic book art in history." They are wrong, of course. Fake news. As it were. The painting used was the basis of the […]

Seths Graphic Novel George Sprott Now A Vinyl Opera In November

Seth's Graphic Novel George Sprott, Now A Vinyl Opera In November

Seth is the creative name for Canadian cartoonist Gregory Gallant. He is best known for his comic book series Palookaville, graphic novels It's a Good Life If You Don't Weaken, Clyde Fans, Wimbledon Green and for designing the complete collection of Charles M. Schulz' classic comic strip Peanuts. And in November, a project of his from […]

Simon Saint the Man Behind Future State Magistrate in Batman #106

Simon Saint, the Man Behind Future State Magistrate, in Batman #106

The listing for the first of the DC Infinite Frontier hardcover collections, Batman: The Cowardly Lot, has hit Amazon, with a listing that reveals a little more. The current DC Future State books reveal a Gotham transformed, with Mayor Nakano hiring The Magistrate to create a fascist police state, banning all vigilantes and (supposedly) killing […]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Clears Half A Million Dollars In 2 Weeks

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Clears Half A Million Dollars In 2 Weeks

We mentioned earlier today that Image Comics had been changing their tune regarding the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic book series published by Boom Studios and were starting to us the series to promote the new Kyle Higgins' series Radiant Black, going to FOC today. That line of thinking looks smart when you consider Boom […]

Image Adds Goni Montes Radiant Black Cover For Power Rangers Feels

Image Adds Goni Montes Radiant Black Cover For Power Rangers Feels

As I mentioned last week, "it wasn't that long ago that Image Comics executives were rather dismissive to me of Power Rangers comic books", but that tune seems to have changed as Image is launching what looks to us like their own "Power Ranger" comic series, Radiant Black by former Power Rangers architect Kyle Higgins […]

Comics Cookies And The Daily LITG 18th January 2021

Comics, Cookies And The Daily LITG, 18th January 2021

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. At Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's deleted Pokémon GO promises Dave Bautista, manatees and Donald Trump, the Black Comic Book Festival or more, […]

Some Thoughts On The Seeds from Dark Horse Comics

Some Thoughts On The Seeds from Dark Horse Comics

It's dangerous to buy anything on name value alone (just ask Cyberpunk 2077 players), but sometimes, a person can be tempted. The Seeds, a comic from Ann Nocenti and David Aja, is that temptation. Nocenti's a world-traveling comics veteran, and Aja, you know, from his trend setting work on Marvel's Hawkeye. Eagle-eyed readers will note […]

Haha #1:  Image Comics Twists the Funnyman Trope

Haha #1: Image Comics Twists the Funnyman Trope

Bart lives a good life. He has a house, wife, kids, and a cute little dog who likes to chew on his shoelaces. His profession's actual reality only shadows the pride he feels in his day-to-day life; it's Bart's last day as a clown, and his family couldn't care less about him. The niche of […]

The Hard Boiled Inspirations of Batman Villain Black Mask

The Hard Boiled Inspirations of Batman Villain Black Mask

There's been quite a lot written about the rise to prominence of DC Comics character and Batman villain Black Mask in recent years — and for good reason.  The character's rise from relative obscurity in 1980s DC Comics to major fixture of the DCEU across comics, games, TV, and film is impressive indeed.  Created by […]

Marvel Omnibuses &#8211 Kull The Destroyer &#038 Aliens: Original Years Vol 2

Marvel Omnibuses – Kull The Destroyer & Aliens: Original Years Vol 2

Marvel Comics has announced two August 2021 Omnibuses, one by press release, the other by The Uncanny Omar's YouTube channel, Kull The Destroyer Omnibus and Aliens: The Original Years Omnibus Volume 2… covers and content details below. Kull The Destroyer Omnibus will follow Kull: Savage Sword The Original Marvel Years Omnibus out in May. The […]

Seven Secrets #6 Review: Its Time To Get Weird

Seven Secrets #6 Review: It's Time To Get Weird

The wolves are at the gate, and the secrets are in danger, with the people charged with protecting them between a rock and a hard place. This amazing issue does the impossible: taking the brilliance of this already epic series and kicking it up into a wholly unseen and unexpected level. The Order that protects […]

What Price Anthologies for DC Comics &#8211  And The Creators

What Price Anthologies for DC Comics – And The Creators?

Bleeding Cool has pointed out that DC Comics appears to be moving closer to an anthology model of publishing. Both in Future State and the comics to follow, there is a definite switch from a 20 pages-for-$3.99 model to a 60 pages-for-$7.99 price point. This is more like European publishing model for the newsstand. It […]

Future State Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List &#8211 Dark Detective #1

Future State Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – Dark Detective #1

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what is known as the "Wednesday Warriors", those who can't wait till the weekend to get this week's comics. Though thanks to DC, Tuesday Titans too.  If any other […]

Andi Watson Sells Punycorn Graphic Novel to Clarion

Andi Watson Sells Punycorn Graphic Novel to Clarion

Andi Watson is a British cartoonist and illustrator best known for the graphic novels Glister, Breakfast After Noon, Slow News Day, Geisha and his series Samurai Jam, Skeleton Key, Paris and Love Fights. After initially targeting an adult audience, he pivoted to all-ages/young adults books with the Glister and Princess at Midnightseries published by Image […]