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28 Free Comics for Hallowe'en ComicFest on Saturday, October 26th 2019

This year, Halloween ComicFest (HCF) features a whole new selection of 28 comic book titles for the industry's most anticipated fall event taking place Saturday, October 26, 2019 at participating comic shops worldwide. Of the 28 titles available, 19 are Full Size and 9 are Mini Comics for fans to pick up and enjoy. All […]


Marvel Comics Still Dominated Marketshare-Per-Capita in April 2019 - if Not By 50%

Marvel Still Dominated Marketshare-Per-Capita in April 2019 – if Not By 50%

We're totally doing this every month now. A Marketshare-Per-Capita chart. The usual comics industry marketshare shows how much share of the overall market a comics publisher has. This divides it by the number of titles they publish in that month. We've already looked at publisher marketshare in the North American direct market of comic book shops […]

Sebela and Vision Plan for 'Trust Fall' at Aftershock in June

Aftershock Comics will be launching a Trust Fall this June, the new title from Christopher Sebela and Chris Vision. Trust Fall takes a familiar super power, and turns it on its head a little. Ash Parsons was raised to believe she's special. As someone with a quirk of genetics that lets her teleport things, she's the […]


Top and Bottom 5 Comics of August 29th, 2018: X-Men Soars, Nightwing Trips

We've come to the end of another week. The Hunt for Wolverine reached its Dead Ends, Rick and Morty fought D&D, and Nightwing, Daredevil, Batgirl, and Red Hood and the Outlaws all had annuals. What were the best and worst of the week? I dunno, I haven't decided yet. Read it below to find out. Wins 1. X-Men: Blue #34 The House always […]

A Walk Through Hell #4 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #4 Review: Another Shock Moment, and Another Triumph

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We rejoin McGregor and Shaw remembering their interrogation of Carnahan. Their chief, Driscoll, tells them they need to find something to keep Carnahan on. The interrogation is a failure, and Carnahan is set lose. Worse yet, another of their suspects is found dead, killing another lead. In the present, they still have no […]

Beyonders #1 cover by Wesley St. Claire

Beyonders #1 Review: Predictable Conspiracy Themes and an Unlikable Protagonist

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jacob Tate is about to finish high school. He is heavily invested in conspiracy theories. He has a one-eyed Welsh corgi named Shadwell and lives with his normal aunt and uncle. He struggles in school because of his focus on conspiracy theories, and all his college applications have been denied. However, his hobby […]

Comics for Your Pull Box August 29th, 2018: We Reach the Dead Ends

Wednesday approaches once again, and that means its time to figure out what comics are worthy of your pull box. Check out Bleeding Cool's suggestions below. Plus, here is a link to ComicList's full catalog of comic releases. Beyonders #1 Another new AfterShock title, Beyonders comes from Paul Jenkins and Wesley St. Claire. It tells the story of a boy obsessed […]

Comics For Your Pull Box, August 15th, 2018: The Jinxworld Begins Anew

We're back with this too! Comics for Your Pull Box lives! Bleeding Cool is here to sift through the release list and give you some books worth checking out. In addition, here's a link to ComicList, the website I primarily use for this article, for you to look at the full catalog. Let's get started. […]


Her Infernal Descent #4 cover by Kyle Charles and Dee Cunniffe

Her Infernal Descent #4 Review: Another Emotionally Powerful Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Lynn is wondering a vast white void with no idea where to go or where she even is. Eventually, she finds a hotel under construction by angels. They are renovating this portion of Hell to expand Heaven. After she finally escapes this place, she is plunged into a realm of violence and pain […]

Clankillers #2 cover by Antonio Fuso and Stefano Simeone

Clankillers #2 Review: Youthful and Innocent Deicide

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Finola and Cillian are almost captured by King Padraig, but the Banshees of the forest cover the youths' escape. Finola and Cillian seek the Dullahan, the Irish grim reaper, to aid the in killing the four clans and the Goddess Balor. Padraig returns to his castle to find Una and Reagan practicing magic […]

Animosity #15 cover by Rafael de la Torre and Marcelo Maiolo

Animosity #15 Review: A Powerful Backstory Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We learn the life story of Kyle and how he came to be the man he is. He was a victim of human trafficking and only saved because the boat carrying he and the other victims wrecked just off shore. He was put into the adoption system, and he was often left behind. […]

Lost City Explorers #2 cover by Rafael de la Torre and Marcelo Maiolo

Lost City Explorers #2 Review: Teen Angst Adventure

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Helena is trying to convince her brother and her friends that their father isn't dead and was working on a massive exploration project for Sagan Labs. She thinks he was on the trail of Atlantis, and, understandably, Homer and the others are apprehensive. Despite that, she convinces them that they need to investigate […]

A Walk Through Hell #3 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

A Walk Through Hell #3 Review: A Hard Book to Swallow

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shaw and McGregor continue to try and process what they have seen in this warehouse. There is no way to logically explain what they've seen, and we flash back to the FBI investigation into Shaw and McGregor's pedophile suspect, a man named Paul Carnahan. The two even bring in another suspect to help […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it's time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Dark Ark #8 cover by Juan Doe

Dark Ark #8 Review: Mixing Together the Mythologies

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We see another flashback to Khalee and Janris before the flood. Khalee begins to see the scope of what her father is doing to the people helping with the Dark Ark, and she gleans what the purpose of the vessel truly is. In the present, Shrae meets the ancient and dark being which […]

Jimmy's Bastards #9 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

Jimmy's Bastards #9 Review: A Brutally Cathartic Finale

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jimmy Regent is being brutally beaten by Junior while Nancy is facing the same from the two other surviving children. Jimmy finds an advantage in Junior's biggest weakness, while Nancy takes an opportunity to get the upper hand on her adversaries. Is it enough? Can Jimmy and Nancy survive the bastards' onslaught? This […]

Unnatural #1 cover by Mirka Andolfo

Unnatural #1 Review: Very Direct Satire and Very Rough Dialogue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In a world of anthropomorphized animals, you are expected to be married by the age of 25. You can only marry within your own species and a person of the opposite gender. That's why it's a problem that Leslie, a pig-woman, is having recurring dreams of a wolf-man lover. She's just turned 25 […]