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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.


The Last Of Us Part II: The Hype Killed The Game

The Last Of Us Part 2 Response Shocks – The Daily LITG, 7th July 2020

The world seems like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, TV shows, games, movies. anf now, stage shows. We have also been covering multiple accusations by many people in and around comic books of sexual harassment, grooming and worse. Bleeding Cool EIC Kaitlyn Booth […]

Full Original Art for Alan Moore & Kevin Nowlan Jack B Quick Auction

Full Original Art for Alan Moore & Kevin Nowlan Jack B Quick Auction

Jack B Quick was a character created by Alan Moore and Kevin Nowlan for the Tomorrow Stories ABC anthology series published by DC Comics/Wildstorm in the late nineties. The character was a child genus living in small-town USA (literally) with his various inventions and challenges to conventional physics, causing all manner of frustration for his […]

Peach Momoko Signed Up for Twenty Covers for Boom Studios

Peach Momoko is a Japanese comic book creator and cover artist who began exhibiting at US comic conventions back in 2014. She drew a couple of stories picked up by Grant Morrison when he was EIC of Heavy Metal Magazine and she has since become one of the the hottest cover art variant creator in the […]

Richard Starkings Debuts New Elephantmen Comics at Comixology

Richard Starkings Debuts New Elephantmen Comics at Comixology

New Elephantmen comics from Richard Starkings are coming this week from ComiXology Originals. The long-running anthropomorphic series began in July 2006, long before Zootopia normalized furry police officers. Since the debut of the series, the creative team has produced 80 issues of the indie comic. Now, this Wednesday, Starkings returns with longtime collaborator, artist Axel […]

Jamie Hewlett Colour Tank Girl Cover From 1992, Up For Auction

Jamie Hewlett co-created Tank Girl for Deadline Magazine in the late eighties; an Australian outback post-apocalypse set reworking of Mad Max, it was violent, sexual, but mostly very very silly. The publication in comics/music magazine Deadline would introduce Jamie Hewlett to Daman Albarn of Blur, see them become housemates, and later co-create Gorillaz together. Deadline […]

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Cover Stories: Vampire: The Masquerade, Fire Power and Vampirella

It's Cover Stories time, as a variety of comic book publishers try to get retailers to judge a book by its cover, or lack of one. Vault Comics have managed to recruit David Mack for a couple of variants for their launch of Vampire: The Masquerade. Each issue of the Vampire: The Masquerade will include exclusive material […]

Harley Quinn

Mirka Andolfo New Cosplay Look for Harley Quinn in Black White & Red

The first issue of the digital DC Comics title Harley Quinn: Black, White and Red, Stjepan Sejic gave what many DC Comics fans were missing, a Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn moment together. Stjepan Sejic has been teasing a Poison Ivy Black Label series  – or at least trying to get DC Comics to green […]

Preview: Warrior Nun: Dora on Kickstarter

Spoiler Previews of Warrior Nun: Dora on Kickstarter

Warrior Nun is booming on Netflix, and it's not doing too badly on Kickstarter either, with the graphic novel Warrior Nun: Dora which we looked at earlier in the week, being crowdfunded by Bleeding Cool's own publisher Avatar Press. As well as running interviews with creators Pat Shand and Daniel Gete, we have a preview […]

Who Created Marvel's Darkhawk... And Why

Who Created Marvel Comics' Darkhawk… And Why

Darkhawk is a Marvel character who first appeared in his own series, Darkhawk #1 (March 1991), and was officially created by writer Tom DeFalco and artist Mike Manley. The character appeared in a series of self-titled comics from 1991-1995, then in several limited series and events in the years since. There's been a threat that […]

The George Perez Wizard Magazine Cover Coloured Three Times

Jose Villarubia is a master comic book colourist who gained most prominence for his work on Promethea with JH Williams III. But he has had a long and varied career in comics as a colourist, and followers of him on Facebook have seen him dissect one of his biggest bugbears, the recolouring of classic comic […]

Dave Sim to Publish Spawn #10 With New Covers

When Dave Sim abandoned his comic book project The Strange Death Of Alex Raymond, there were lots of questions to be asked and answered. And that is, apparently, what Dave Sim has done over a series of videos posted on YouTube by Matt Dow, that I will try to get round to watching/listening to. I […]

Marvel Comics' Christian Cooper In Central Park Racial Confrontation

Amy Cooper Charged Over False Report Against Former Marvel Editor

Two months ago, just before the Black Lives Matter protests went global, Bleeding Cool reported on former Marvel Comics editor, writer and birdwatcher Christian Cooper's altercation in Central Park. Which, recorded by his sister and comic book writer and HBO TV developer Melody Cooper, saw finance worker Amy Cooper (no relation)  threatened that she would call […]

John Steel

Rebellion Brings British 60s Secret Agent, John Steel, Back Into Print

John Steel was a fictitious British special agent comic book character active during World War II. He first appeared in Super Detective Picture Library #157 in September 1959, but also appeared in Thriller Picture Library from November 1960's #343, a line of 64-page digest-sized black and white comic books that ran serialized stories, usually consisting […]

The Last Of Us Part II: The Hype Killed The Game

Defending The Last Of Us Part 2 Cast in The Daily LITG 6th July 2020

The world seems like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, TV shows, games, movies. anf now, stage shows. We have also been covering multiple accusations by many people in and around comic books of sexual harassment, grooming and worse. Bleeding Cool EIC Kaitlyn Booth […]

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When REM's Peter Buck Worked at a Comic Shop – and Met Michael Stipe

Joe Pruett of AfterShock Comics recently shared a memory on Facebook. The story of how I used to buy comic books from Peter Buck, one of the founding members of R.E.M. The first comic store I remember visiting was Wuxtry Records in Athens, GA sometime back in the late 70s. It was actually more of […]

Erik Burnham's Writer’s Commentary on Red Sonja: Age Of Chaos #4

Erik Burnham's Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja: Age Of Chaos #4

Erik Burnham has a Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja: Age Of Chaos #4, out now from Dynamite Entertainment. He writes; Hey, everybody — Erik Burnham here. It's been a few months since I've done one of these (and not a decade or so, like it feels.) Anyhow, let's talk Red Sonja: Age of Chaos #4. […]

DC Comics Ask What Readers Thought Of Supergirl Finale…

The DC Comics Facebook page just sent out the following message to its readers. "An end is just a beginning. What did you think of SUPERGIRL #42?" Which would have been all well and good if the finale issues hadn't been cancelled in print with Supergirl #41 and #42 being published digital-only. So what did […]

The Never-Made Justice League Musical From 1872

The Never-Made Justice League Musical From 1972, Revealed

Once upon a time, DC Comics was going to produce a musical stage show starring the Justice League Of America aimed at the student college circuit. This is how it looked in 1972 as the show was offered to college venue buyers. To avoid your squints, and from a time when DC Comics was still […]

David Mack Seems to Confirm Echo TV Series From Marvel and Disney +

David Mack Talking About Echo TV Series From Marvel and Disney+

Chris Dodd, a deaf performing artist, playwright, artistic director and more, posted a casting sheet for an unnamed Disney Plus TV show that called for a deaf actor. A casting agency working with @disneyplus is looking for a Deaf actor for an upcoming series. Malia – Female, 20s, Deaf, Indigenous and/or Latinx. Independent, athletic & […]

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Empyre #0: Fantastic Four Look at the Profit Behind Empyre (Spoilers)

You may have read a bunch of Empyre spoilers yesterday. But none of them touch this week's Empyre #0: Fantastic Four by Dan Slott and RB Silva. Which has a very different take on events. We looked at this a few months ago, but with the comic book in question out this week, here's a […]