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DCs Linearverse Slices the Whole Sort Of General Mish Mash (Spoiler)

DC's Linearverse Slices the Whole Sort Of General Mish Mash (Spoiler)

It's time for the Linearverse. Bleeding Cool first mentioned that DC Comics, via Scott Snyder and DC Comics,  was introducing the Omniverse to their superhero comics, a new way of looking at comics continuity in which everything happened. This followed what Geoff Johns established as the Meta-Verse in Doomsday Clock, a comics continuity where everything […]

One Year Ago Today Dan DiDio Was Out At DC Comics

One Year Ago Today, Dan DiDio Was Out At DC Comics

It was one year ago today that Bleeding Cool ran the news. That Dan DiDio, publisher of DC Comics, the man behind the New 52 and the upcoming 5G, was no longer publisher Whether he was quit, fired, or pushed out of DC Comics, we don't yet know. We may never know. But Bleeding Cool […]

Gary Frank Original Artwork From Hulk to Doomsday Clock For Auction

Gary Frank Original Artwork From Hulk to Doomsday Clock For Auction

Gary Frank has been a major comic book artist and occasional writer for decades. From Hulk through Justice League to Doomsday Clock, original artwork from his career is represented in the new Heritage Auction 2021 February 21-22 Sunday & Monday Comics, Animation, Video Games & Art Weekly Online Auction #122108. And there are some rather […]

DC Comics Full May 2021 Solicitations &#8211 I Am Not Starfire

DC Comics Full May 2021 Solicitations – I Am Not Starfire

No more Frankensteining needed. Here are DC Comics full solicitations for May 2021 and beyond. New books for Mister Miracle, Wonder Girl, Batman, Future State, Stargirl, Justice League and the DC Festival Of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration. And the original graphic novel previously featured on Bleeding Cool,  I Am Not Starfire – a cross […]

Rorschach Presidential Candidate Turley First Appeared In Watchmen #2

Rorschach Presidential Candidate Turley First Appeared In Watchmen #2

Spoilers of course. There is a scene in this week's Rorschach #5 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen published by DC Comics, in which our unidentified private detective meets with Governor Turley, the Republican candidate for President of the United States, running against President Robert Redford from sitting an eighth […]

Rorschach #5s Some People Need Masks Some Dont Attracts Criticism

Rorschach #5's "Some People Need Masks, Some Don't" Attracts Criticism

There is a scene in this week's Rorschach #5 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen published by DC Comics, in which our unidentified private detective meets with Turley, the Republican candidate for President of the United States, running against President Robert Redford from sitting an eighth term in office. As […]

How Vietnam Voted In The US Presidential Election (Rorschach #4)

How Vietnam Voted In The US Presidential Election (Rorschach #4)

In the world of Watchmen – and its unauthorised sequels – America won the war in Vietnam, courtesy of Dr Manhattan at the behest of President Richard Nixon. So much so, that Vietnam became a full member of the United States Of America, the 51st state  – and its citizens could vote in American elections. […]

Rorschach #4 Tells Captain Carnage Story From Watchmen #1 Final Page

Rorschach #4 Tells Captain Carnage Story From Watchmen #1 Final Page

The final page of Watchmen sees Dan Dreiberg and Laurie Juspeczyk meet up again, after learning, courtesy of Rorschach that Eddie Blake, The Comedian has been murdered, setting off the whole Watchmen storyline. But it also involves the pair reminiscing about Rorschach and their own superheroic lives, and shows the kind of contrast between the […]

Dr Manhattan Returns To DC Comics In Rorschach #7

Dr Manhattan Returns To DC Comics In Rorschach #7

Rorschach is the latest unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, published by DC Comics. In the first issue of the series, we heard a cassette tape based on a real-life seance event, with Frank Miller, Otto Binder and Randy Cox – with the addition of a fictional Wil Myerson. In Rorschach, […]

DC Comics April 2021 Solicitations In Full &#8211 Now With Added Batman

DC Comics April 2021 Solicitations In Full – Now With Added Batman

We have DC Comics' full solicitations for April 2021. Because they are nobody's fool. Now with added Batman. GREEN LANTERN #1 written by GEOFFREY THORNE art by DEXTER SOY cover by BERNARD CHANG card stock variant cover by BRYAN HITCH 1:25 card stock variant cover by ALEX MALEEV ON SALE 4/6/21 $4.99 US | 40 […]

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

Here are the 101 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool of the year. The numbers don't lie. Our May scoop that DC comic book series Lucifer was cancelled mid-run and would conclude as an original graphic novel is now coming to fruition and will be published in February 2021. The full list runs below; the numbers […]

Death Metal #7 &#038 Future State On Sale In Certain Comic Shops Already

Death Metal #7 & Future State On Sale In Certain Comic Shops Already

Death Metal #7, the big finale to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's DC Comics event comic is published this coming Tuesday. But Bleeding Cool has been pointing out that since DC Comics left Diamond Comic Distributors, there is less of an incentive to maintain street dates, especially as Lunar Comics Distribution has been distributing DC […]

Is Rorschach #3 A Sequel To Watchmen &#8211 Or To Kick-Ass (Spoilers)

Is Rorschach #3 A Sequel To Watchmen – Or To Kick-Ass? (Spoilers)

Today sees the publication of Rorschach #3, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes. But this week's issue looks at the story of Laura, the woman who accompanied the new, older, based-on-Steve-Ditko Rorschach in his failed presidential-candidate assassination attempt. And we learn of her childhood, being brought up by her father […]

Scott Snyder Lists The Death Metal Comics That Set Up DC 2021

Scott Snyder Lists The Death Metal Comics That Set Up DC 2021

Scott Snyder isn't calling it the DC Omniverse, that's our nickname for it, derived from a previous James Tynon IV-penned Death Metal comic book, Rise Of The New Gods. In fact Scott Snyder does seem to have his own name for what is to follow DC Future State in March (including Swamp Thing and Suicide […]

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of Rorschach (Spoilers)

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of Rorschach (Spoilers)

The second issue of Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, and published by DC Comics out today, take place in Lewis Tower. The building in which Will Myerson, a comic book creator, lives. Could this be a link to Byron Lewis, the engineer and aviation inventor known as Mothman, member […]

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore (Spoilers)

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach, Alan Moore? (Spoilers)

Rorschach #1, another unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, is published by DC Comics this week. Last month we ran the following fairly speculatory article, and I felt that it might be worth running again, just in case, now with added previews imagery fom the first issue. Take it away, me… […]

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore (Spoilers)

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore? (Spoilers)

This is the solicitation for issue #2 of Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, published by DC Comics. Followed by a little speculation on our part. RORSCHACH #2 What's the connection between an aging comic book artist and Rorschach? That's the question the detective investigating the attempted assassination of […]

This New Rorschach is Obsessed With Hannah Arendt Instead Of Ayn Rand

This New Rorschach is Obsessed With Hannah Arendt Instead Of Ayn Rand

The Watchmen panel at DC Fandome saw HBO Watchmen showrunner Damon Lindelof interview the new Rorschach creative team Tom King and Jorge Fornes, with Damon Lindelhof's background covered in White Rabbit. Subtle. Tom King talked about his own unofficial sequel, the upcoming Rorschach comic book, leaning on the original Watchmen but also the role-playing game […]

Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

Forbidden Planet has commissioned a retailer exclusive cover by Brian Bolland for Rorschach #1, the unauthorised Watchmen sequel by Tom King and Jorge Fornes to be published by DC Comics next month. And he is referencing one of his own famous covers to do so. The Killing Joke. Available as a trade dress variant, minimal […]

Tom King Speaks Out About DC Comics Rorschach #1 Cover (UPDATE x2)

Tom King Speaks Out About DC Comics Rorschach #1 Cover (UPDATE x2)

This morning, DC Comics posted the variant cover to Rorschach #1 by Jae Lee. The cover credit was solicited last week, but it appears that writer Tom King did not read the fine print. He just posted on Twitter; Today DC put out an alternate cover to Rorschach by Jae Lee, who has also done […]