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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 […]

Jae Lee Cover For Rorschach #1 Suggests He Is Not Reggie Long

In the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, Rorschach returned – but not the original, who had been killed in Watchmen #12 by Dr Manhattan. Instead, this was Reggie Long, son of Rorschach's prison psychiatrist, who had taken on the role, the mask and the mission. Tom King and […]

Batman #100 Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

Batman #100, Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

DC Comics Full Solicitations from October 2020 – the non-Frankensteined version. And leading with Batman #100 and Rorschach #1 – but there are endings as well… looks like DC Comics is also going through a few prominent cuts… BATMAN #100 written by JAMES TYNION IV art and wraparound cover by JORGE JIMENEZ backup stories art […]

What Can We See In Rorschach #1 From Tom King and Jorge Fornés

What Can We See In Rorschach #1 From Tom King and Jorge Fornés?

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on Tom King and JorgeFornés upcoming unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Rorschach. But what can we see in the images revealed so far? And can we start a campaign from this point to get Tom King to give us his take on Alan Moore and Bill Sienkiewicz's Brought To Light? Anyway… We have a cover […]

DC Comics Offers Exclusive Covers on Batman #100 and Rorschach #1

DC Comics Offers Exclusive Covers on Batman #100 and Rorschach #1

DC Comics is returning to offering exclusive retailer/creator variant covers for their two big comic books in October. Marvel has stopped completely of late, but usually, DC Comics has one or two every other month which everyone takes up, while Marvel Comics usually offered around ten a month, which few took up. But of late, […]

Rorschach: Tom King and Jorge Fornés Create New Watchmen Comic

Rorschach: Tom King and Jorge Fornés Create New Watchmen Comic

Bleeding Cool has been following Tom King and Jorge Fornés plans for a new Watchmen project for some time. Now we know what it is. Rorschach, a twelve-issue series and another unauthorised sequel to Watchmen from DC Comics. Man, I haven't written that phrase for a while. Things must be getting back to normal. It […]

Transforming The Batman Who Laughs in Death Metal #2 (Spoilers)

Transforming The Batman Who Laughs in Death Metal #2 (Spoilers)

The Batman Who Laughs was created by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo for Dark Nights: Metal, a Judge Death-type character who is the Batman from another universe, infected with the mind of The Joker, and heading up the Dark Dimensions of alternative Batmen. Since then he has become a major DC Universe character with his […]

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Of late you haven't been able to move without DC comics characters realising that Crises have happened within their continuity, resetting their lives, rewriting them, deleting them and even restoring them. Whether it's Superman and Lois Lane having contradictory versions of their own lives co-existing with each other. Or future Batmen avoiding being other versions […]

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

We knew about Death Metal: Speed Metal but Death Metal: Trinity Crisis and Death Metal: Multiverse's End are new to us… take a look at DC Comics' September 2020 solicitations, available in comic shops through UCS, Lunar and now Diamond UK… Detective Comics #1027 Written By Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Matt Fraction, Tom […]

Batman Gets a New Ability in The Three Jokers Out on August 25th

Batman Gets a New Ability in The Three Jokers, Out on August 25th

Originally teased in Justice League #50 and the DC Rebirth Special in 2016, The Three Jokers was a series by Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson originally scheduled for 2018 by DC Comics. This was postponed many a time before finally setting on June 2020. At which point a little thing called a global […]


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

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, […]

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

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 […]

What Is DC Comics 5G The Story So Far&#8230

"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 […]



Scott Snyder and Greg Capullos Metal Sequel Death Metal To Be Announced by DC on Wednesday

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 […]