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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.


X-Men #10 Delivers on a Longtime Promise [XH]

X-Men #10 Delivers on a Longtime Promise [XH]

Howdy folks welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one weekly X-Men recap column with a sex-based pun for a name. There are three X-Books to recap this week — X-Men #10, Cable #2, and X-Factor #1 — and I gotta hurry up and get back to the blissful world of pro wrestling reporting so let's […]

Cable Gets Freaky With Quintuplets in Cable #2 [XH]

Cable Gets Freaky With Quintuplets in Cable #2 [XH]

Howdy folks welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one weekly X-Men recap column with a sex-based pun for a name. There are three X-Books to recap this week — X-Men #10, Cable #2, and X-Factor #1 — and I gotta hurry up and get back to the blissful world of pro wrestling reporting so let's […]

X-ploring the Mutant Resurrection Protocols in X-Factor #1 [XH]

X-ploring the Mutant Resurrection Protocols in X-Factor #1 [XH]

Howdy folks welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one weekly X-Men recap column with a sex-based pun for a name. There are three X-Books to recap this week — X-Men #10, Cable #2, and X-Factor #1 — and I gotta hurry up and get back to the blissful world of pro wrestling reporting so let's […]

Sheldon Allen Pens a Love Letter to Miami in Concrete Jungle at Scout

Sheldon Allen Pens a Love Letter to Miami in Concrete Jungle at Scout

Scout Comics has spotlighted their upcoming title Concrete Jungle, slated for an October shelf date, with their latest press release. The series, which reimagines Miami in the mid-1980s as a city ruled by crime as well as robots, aliens, and mutants. Concrete Jungle pairs Spider-Man Unlimited writer Sheldon Allen with DCeased: Unkillables artist Karl Mostert, along with colorist Warnia Sahadewa and […]

Does Batman Really Debut in His Dream Suit in Batman #96 (Spoilers)

Does Batman Really Debut in His Dream Suit in Batman #96? (Spoilers)

In this week's Batman #96 we get a look to the future of Gotham and in the official preview below, it looks a lot spiffier than usual. Golden, gleaming spires, flying cars, a bright blue sky, and everyone seemingly leaving a peaceful, wonderful, crime-free life. Just what Bruce Wayne always wanted. And a Bat Signal […]

Conan Vs The Feminization Of American Culture in Flashing Swords #6

Conan Vs "The Feminization Of American Culture" in Flashing Swords #6

Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool published accounts from authors who had found their fantasy work publishing in the revived Lin Carter's Flashing Swords #6 sitting alongside a foreword by editor Robert M Price that they found fundamentally objectionable. So a number of them objected and demand their work be removed. The publisher then delisted the […]

Long-running Webcomic O Human Star to End With Third Volume

Long-running Webcomic O Human Star to End With Third Volume

The popular indie graphic novel series O Human Star has launched a campaign to fund its third and final volume on Kickstarter. The series by Blue Delliquanti, which began as a webcomic in 2012, has enjoyed success through the crowdfunding site, which continues with this finale, currently funded at nearly double its goal with twenty-six days […]

Bad Ideas Button Teases Comics by Lafuente LaRosa Giorello Ryp

Bad Idea's Button Teases Comics by Lafuente, LaRosa, Giorello, Ryp

Last week, publishers Bad Idea led by former Valiant execs Warren Simons, Dinesh Shamdasani, Hunter Gorinson, Josh Johns and Atom Freeman – returned to the fore with an unexpected bit of news: that all facets of Bad Idea had been overtaken by omnipotent force called "The Button"… and it would not let them publish their […]

LEAK: Who Is The Robin King in Death Metal Anyway (Spoilers)

LEAK: Who Is The Robin King in Death Metal Anyway? (Spoilers)

Tomorrow sees the release of Dark Nights: Death Metal: Legends Of The Dark Knights. Though for some it may be a little tricky to track it down. Copies have been selling on eBay from $25 to $30, while the 1:25 cover has been selling for up to $400 (but can be found for under $300 […]

Alys Arden Jacquelin de Leons Zatanna: Jewel of Gravesend Details

Alys Arden, Jacquelin de Leon's Zatanna: Jewel of Gravesend Details

DC Comics has slipped out solicitation details about the previously announced Zatanna: The Jewel of Gravesend by Alys Arden and Jacquelin de Leon, Young Adult graphic novel scheduled for April. Here is the new solicitation – as well as a look at the currently planned logo and title. There's more to the mobsters, mystics, and […]

Image Comics to Publish Albert Monteys Universe in 2021

Image Comics to Publish Albert Monteys' Universe! in 2021

Albert Monteys' Universe has been running on digital comic book pay-what-you-want publisher set up by Brian Vaughan and Marcos Martin, Panel Syndicate and published from 2014 to 2018. Universe! is described as a series of self-contained and yet, somehow connected sci-fi tales. And it looks like Image Comics will be publishing a print collection in January, […]

Death Metal Gets New One Shots Including The Last Stories of the DCU

Death Metal Gets New One Shots Including The Last Stories of the DCU

We know that Bryan Hitch is writing and drawing a 48-page one-shot for DC Comics' Death Metal yet to be announced – but which one? We have a few advance listings of some Death Metal collections that reveal a few unannounced titles that may provide some suggestions: Dark Nights: Death Metal Infinite Hour Exxxtreme! #1 Dark […]

LEAK: Marvel Publishes Web Of Venom: Wraith a Month Ahead by Mistake

LEAK: Marvel Publishes Web Of Venom: Wraith a Month Ahead by Mistake

Did someone at Marvel see the Tom Taylor Injustice Year Zero leak and say 'hold my cappuccino'? Because it appears that the upcoming Web Of Venom: The Wraith one-shot was published digitally over the weekend over a month early, before being pulled off – but not before a number of folk head read it, a […]

Sonia Duncan and Alex Live in Metropolis Grove &#8211 by Drew Brockington

Sonia, Duncan and Alex Live in Metropolis Grove – by Drew Brockington

Drew Brockington is the successful graphic novelist behind the Catstronauts and spin-off Waffles & Pancake graphic novels for kids. He now has a new graphic novel coming from DC Comics called Metropolis Grove aimed at readers aged 8 to 12, to be published in May next year, starring two kids who live in a Superman-filled […]

The Saplings Curse &#8211 an Arthurian Gay Romance Graphic Novel For 2023

The Sapling's Curse – an Arthurian Gay Romance Graphic Novel For 2023

The Sapling's Curse, is a Young Adult graphic novel written by first-time author James Persichetti and drawn by Lao Biehler. Publisher's Weekly describes it as thus, "in this inclusive twist on the legend of Arthur, knights Lancelot and Tristan set out on a quest to find the missing magician Merlin, but instead discover an unexpected romance. […]

Stephen Colberts Michael Brumm Writes Graphic Novel The Cryptid Club

Stephen Colbert's Michael Brumm Writes Graphic Novel, The Cryptid Club

Michael Brumm is an Emmy-winning writer/producer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. And he is writing a four-book young graphic novel series called The Cryptid Club, drawn by Jeff Mack. Publisher's Weekly details it as "something is awry at Thomas Edison Grade School, and it will take a colorful group of pint-sized sleuths to solve the […]

Baldurs Gate 3 or The Lack Of &#8211 The Daily LITG 3rd August 2020

Baldur's Gate 3, or The Lack Of – The Daily LITG, 3rd 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 meant the presence and absence of Baldur's Gate 3, Pokemon GO and wrestling.  And I have no idea what you are all talking about. […]

Empyre: Savage Avengers #1 Review: A Conan and Venom Team-Up

Empyre: Savage Avengers #1 Review: A Conan and Venom Team-Up

The invasion that began in the pages of Marvel's current Empyre event is touching every corner of their expansive shared universe… which now includes Conan the Barbarian. Built on decades of pulp stories, thousands of pages of lore, and the recent addition of the tears of Dark Horse investors, Marvel has pulled Conan into their universe […]

Obscure Comics: He-Man &#038 The MOTU Episode 40 Captured

Obscure Comics: He-Man & The MOTU Episode 40, "Captured"

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Miles Morales: Spider-Man Vs New York Police in Champions #1 Preview

Miles Morales: Spider-Man Vs New York Police in Champions #1 Preview

Bleeding Cool was the first to let you know that Champions #1 had been rescheduled from April to October (and Power Pack to November). Kicking off the new disparate return to the Outlawed mini-event, we have the beginning of the fight and Miles Morales' Spider-Man going up against the police… Now this will have been […]