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King Kirby The Jack Kirby Play &#8211 Now Released As Podcast

King Kirby, The Jack Kirby Play – Now Released As Podcast

Husband and wife team, Fred Van Lente and Crystal Skillman are launching a four-episode mini-series audio drama King Kirby based on their play of the same name, telling the story of Jack Kirby. Featuring original music composed by award-winning Bobby Cronin, the podcast premiered yesterday from the Broadway Podcast Network.  Heroes aren't born, they're made. […]

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 […]

Obscure Comics: Stan Lee Xavier Magneto &#038 X-Men: The Last Stand

Obscure Comics: Stan Lee, Xavier, Magneto, & X-Men: The Last Stand

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Readers Criticise Marvel Comics For Shoe-Horning Racial Politics Into Silver Surfer

Readers Criticise Marvel Comics For Shoe-Horning Racial Politics Into Silver Surfer

Marvel Comics has come under a lot of criticism on recent years for shoe-horning radical left-wing propaganda into its pages – and sometimes they get called out for it. Examples include having Spider-Man fight alongside antifa protest crowds, when there were clearly good people on both sides. Or radical feminist identity politics, even in the […]


The Jim Shooter Files: When Stan Lee Was Full of Praise For Team America

The Jim Shooter Files: When Stan Lee Was Full of Praise For Team America

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more. He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the […]

The Jim Shooter Files &#8211 Stan Lee on Effeminate Heroes and Ugly Women

The Jim Shooter Files – Stan Lee on Effeminate Heroes and Ugly Women

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more. He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the […]

The Jim Shooter Files &#8211 When Stan Lee Chose John Romita Over Kyle Baker

The Jim Shooter Files – When Stan Lee Chose John Romita Over Kyle Baker

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest. Former teenage writer of Legion Of Super-Heroes, Editor-In-Chief of Marvel Comics, writer of Secret Wars, founder of Valiant Entertainment, Defiant Comics and Broadway Comics, he is the co-creator of co-creator of Star Brand, Parasite, Archer & Armstrong, Eternal Warrior, Harbinger, Rai, Shadowman and […]

When C.B. Cebulski Threatened to Fire Me&#8230

When C.B. Cebulski Threatened to Fire Me…

A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported on the existence of the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Tribute Comic Book, at a Marvel gala event in New York in October, attended by the great and the good. Part of the proceeds saw attendees receive said book, which reprints Fantastic Four #1, Amazing Fantasy #15 and contains […]

Take a Look at the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Comic Book (VIDEO)

Take a Look at the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Comic Book (VIDEO)

At the beginning of the week, Marvel Comics hosted a big Stan Lee Memorial event at the New Amsterdam theatre in Manhattan. With plenty of comic book creators still in town for New York Comic Con, it became a big thing with the likes of Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, Ming-Na Wen, Joe Quesada, Bob Layton, […]

Stan Lees Soapbox for July &#8211 From December 1968

Stan Lee's Soapbox for July – From December 1968

Running through Marvel Comics' titles in July, and in memorium of the man's life, will be another of Stan Lee's Soapbox columns originally published in Marvel's titles, this one from December 1968… The next time anyone puts you down for reading a comic mag, try hitting him with this little soliloquy which I've used on […]




Serious Allegations Made About the Last Days of Stan Lee

Serious Allegations Made About the Last Days of Stan Lee

Before his death on Monday, Bleeding Cool had been covering a very difficult two years for Stan Lee following the death of his wife Joan Lee in 2017. There have been allegations of elder abuse, harassment, court proceedings, police involvement, and social media accounts. There has also been a variety of businesses using his name for a variety […]

Vincent Zurzolo On The Human Element of Stan Lees Super-Heroes

Vincent Zurzolo On The Human Element of Stan Lee's Super-Heroes

Quotes about the relationship between power and responsibility have been around a lot longer than you might think. Voltaire talked about it in the time of the French Revolution. Winston Churchill spoke on the concept in front of the House of Commons in 1906. Theodore Roosevelt brought it up when he explained his reasons for not seeking a […]

Stan Lee Oliver Stone and the Mystery of the Lost Stan Lee Movie Cameo

Stan Lee, Oliver Stone, and the Mystery of the Lost Stan Lee Movie Cameo

It's no understatement to say that Stan Lee has become just as famous to the current generation of fans for his movie cameos, as he is for his co-creation of a very large chunk of the foundation of the Marvel Universe. Whenever a new Marvel movie is announced, questions about Stan's cameo in the film […]

Stan Lee Comics Legend Has Passed Away at 95

Stan Lee, Comics Legend, Has Passed Away at 95

TMZ is reporting via a statement from Stan Lee's daughter J.C. Lee that the comics legend has passed away at the age of 95   #BREAKING: Legendary Comic-Book Writer, Publisher and Film Producer Stan Lee Has Died. R.I.P. https://t.co/SXjlavNILF — TMZ (@TMZ) November 12, 2018 Stan Lee was the co-creator of the Marvel Universe, now […]


Video Message From Stan Lee at Home With His Daughter JC For Fathers Day

Video Message From Stan Lee at Home With His Daughter JC For Father's Day

Stan Lee may have been through the wringer a little of late. But on Father's Day on Sunday, he spent it back at home with his daughter JC Lee. JC sent Bleeding Cool readers a brief Father's Day video from yesterday. And it seems they have a new friend… https://youtu.be/4ApG8bS5emwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript […]