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Warren Ellis to Write Evil Robot Dinosaur Batman in Death Metal

Man, it's a long time since Bleeding Cool broke the news about a) a sequel to Metal by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. that b) it would be called Death Metal and c) showed off artwork, all through pounding shoes on pavements. But pandemic or no pandemic, we are finally getting there. It was James […]


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Sotheby's Auctions Ian Levine's Collection Of Every DC Comic Ever

Ian Levine is known for many things, as a record producer and pop mogul, working with Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Bananarama, Kim Wilde, Billie Piper, Simon Cowell, producing Take That's first singles. As a big Doctor Who fan, Ian Levine is known for working on the TV show as a Continuity Advisor, composing the theme tune to K9 And […]

Jim Lee at the premiere of "The Kitchen" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Picture: Paul Smith/Featureflash, August 06, 2019

Jim Lee Auctions Sketches Every Day To Raise Money for Comic Shops

Legendary comic book creator Jim Lee is the sole publisher of DC Comics, in Burbank, California. But like everyone else, he is stuck at home right now. And with some comic book retailers screaming blue murder over DC Comics' plan to continue with digital comic distribution this Wednesday, and potentially using regional print distribution channels, […]

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Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G, Crisis, Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Oh had you forgotten all about 5G? Well, maybe in the light of the coronavirus pandemic, DC Comics has as well. But plenty of plans were already in place and have been moving forward. Including it seems, today's Legion Of Super-Heroes #5 by Brian Bendis and Ryan Sook. Now, those keen readers of Bleeding Cool's […]


Justice League Odyssey #19 Keeps Rewriting the Timeline Too Spoilers

Justice League Odyssey #19 Keeps Rewriting the Timeline Too (Spoilers)

Today's Flash #750 reveals a new self-contradictory timeline, which Wally West's Dr Manhattan-powered up Pariah must find a way to sort out. But maybe it's more that just the machinations of Manhattan that got it that way? Because today's Justice League Odyssey #19 has Epoch. The Lord of Time, making big plans for everyone and […]

"What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far...

"What Is DC Comics' 5G?" The Story So Far…

On the 13th of June, 2019, Bleeding Cool made the first mention of something DC Comics was planning called 5G. We had no idea what it was. All we knew was that it was, "something that is, or has, been planned at DC Comics at the upper creative and editorial echelons." It took until October […]


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Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Metal Sequel, 'Death Metal' To Be Announced by DC on Wednesday?

Bleeding Cool has been reporting on Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Metal 2, the sequel to Dark Nights: Metal for a while. We understood that it was planned before Greg Capullo drew Reborn at Image Comics – and if Capullo hadn't returned to the project, Snyder would have written it as a Justice League storyline rather than as a stand-alone event series. But he did. We also knew it was called Death […]



Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline - Official

Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline – Official

When it was announced, Doomsday Clock, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, was also a crossover with the DC Universe. Specifically the very-near-ahead DC Universe, the plan was that as the story reached its conclusion, that the events of Doomsday Clock would marry up with the DC Comics Universe then […]

The Long Read: Doomsday Clock is Canon and In Continuity

Over 2017 and 2018, Bleeding Cool ran a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and even The Three Jokers too. We saw what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes […]





Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman (Spoilers)

Doomsday Clock is an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, and concluding with this week's long-awaited twelfth issue. Initially, the links to Watchmen were obvious, as well as the returning characters and history, we had the nine-panel grid, transitional scenes, mysteries baked in, the world-building with documents, […]

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G* (*But Were Afraid To Ask)

For the last seven months, Bleeding Cool has been reporting on something called 5G. That it would be the fifth Generation on the DC Comics Timeline. That it is part of the Timeline being radically changed, and the original Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman etc suddenly being a lot older than they have previously been portrayed. […]