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The Heroes Of The Empyre Go To War (Spoilers)

The Heroes Of The Empyre Go To War (Spoilers)

In recent decades, we have seen a militarisation of the superhero in popular fiction. That's how some of them began of course, the soldier and the police detective pulp fiction transformed into superheroes like Captain America, while later iterations like Sergeant Fury joined the ranks of SHIELD. But superheroes stopped killing and became more like […]

The Pandemic Comes to Todd McFarlanes Spawn But Is It Our Pandemic

The Pandemic Comes to Todd McFarlane's Spawn, But Is It Our Pandemic?

We've seen how well Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon has incorporated the current pandemic and global shutdown in a way that no other superhero comic book has even attempted, as plans were ripped up, comics redrawn and rewritten for its 250th anniversary issue. Well, you know how much that will rankle against Todd McFarlane. Who, with […]

Why Do Cotati Prefer Wakanda To Krakoa and Mexico (Empyre Spoilers)

Why Do Cotati Prefer Wakanda To Krakoa and Mexico? (Empyre Spoilers)

Originally, there was meant to be an Empyre: Invasion Of Wakanda spinoff for Empyre. Then plans changed. and the series was confirmed as cancelled. But it was the advertising for the series that tipped Bleeding Cool off to the twist that the battle wouldn't be with the Kree or the Skrull but with the Cotati. […]

Cable Like Polyamorous Father Like Polyamorous Son

Cable, Like Polyamorous Father, Like Polyamorous Son?

Like father, like son? The young Nathan Summers appears in Cable #2, out today, to be dating all five of the Stepford Cuckoos, the quintuplets grown from cells harvested from Emma Frost while she lay comatose after the Sentinel attack that killed the original Hellions – and are only five of many cloned daughters. And […]

Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee Removes Tweets

Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee, Removes Tweets

On Friday, comic book writer Tom King issued a statement on Twitter, criticising his publisher DC Comics for commissioning a cover for his Rorschach comic from Jae Lee, as Lee had contributed a cover to Ethan Van Sciver's leading Comicsgate crowdfunding titles. Knowing Jae Lee, I suspected that Lee simply hadn't heard of any of […]

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips Three Full Graphic Novels in 2021

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' Three Full Graphic Novels in 2021

In his latest newsletter, comic book creator Ed Brubaker has updated his readers on his follow up projects to Pulp and Cruel Summer with Sean Phillips, published this year. And it seems they are going for the triple next year, with three graphic novels all in the same series. He wrutes. I mentioned last time […]

The Ultimate Continuation of Avatar: The Last Airbender Is Here

The "Ultimate Continuation" of Avatar: The Last Airbender Is Here

Avatar: The Last Airbender was a sensation when it was first airing on Nickelodeon, and perhaps even more so now that it is streaming. The fan-favorite cartoon, created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, focused on Aang, the last surviving member of the Air Nomads who sets out on an epic journey to end […]

Could This Be Tom Taylors&#8230 Um&#8230 INZUSTICE

Could This Be Tom Taylor's… Um… INZUSTICE?

The first day Tom Taylor gave us the letter I. Then the letter N, all in a familiar font. But today… the letter Z. We thought it was spelling out INJUSTICE, it certainly used the same font. Now could it be INZUSTICE? Could this mean a prequel Injustice Zero? Would it be coming like World […]

Second Printings For Decorum #2 Murder Hobo It Eats What Feeds It

Second Printings For Decorum #2, Murder Hobo, It Eats What Feeds It

It appears that Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston's Decorum which just had its third issue published last week, will see its second issue return top the mill for a second printing. While Scout Comics is sending another two back to the printers, the sensitively titles Murder Hobo: Beaten, Broken, Buggered by Joseph Schmalke and Jason […]

First Appearance Of Liveshot in Todays Suicide Squad &#8211 Not In The UK

First Appearance Of Liveshot in Today's Suicide Squad – Not In The UK

Zoe Lawton is the daughter of DC Comics character, Deadshot, or Floyd Lawton. She was created by Christos N. Gage and Steven Cummings, first appearing in Deadshot Vol 2 #1. A time that Deadshot was a little bit tetchy about… well… There was a history there you see. Deadshot had been a father. And now […]

Why Is IDWs New Publisher Jud Meyers On Administrative Leave

Why Is IDW's New Publisher, Jud Meyers, On Administrative Leave?

Bleeding Cool scooped everyone last week, announcing Jud Meyers as the new Publisher of IDW Publishing. Of all of the newly promoted people, he is the one with the least experience at IDW, only having worked there less than a year as Global Sales Director since last August. He does have wide experience within comic […]

Gurihiru Spider-Man Baking Comic Gets Million Likes on Instagram

Gurihiru Spider-Man Baking Comic Gets Million Likes on Instagram

Marvel Comics launched their Heroes At Home comics line and variant covers a couple of days ago, featuring Marvel's heroes in everyday situations in their own homes, tapping into the current shutdown and lock-in vibes. Every Sunday, Marvel's Instagram will feature a free digital comic that will also appear as variant covers on upcoming comics, […]

UCS Comic Distributors Updates COD and Credit Card Fees

UCS Comic Distributors Updates COD and Credit Card Fees

UCS Comic Distributors is the comic book distribution company started by Midtown Comics to cover East Coast distribution of DC Comics after the publisher left Diamond Comic Distributors. You may have heard mention on Bleeding Cool over the last few months. Well, yhey have just updated their terms of service for retailers. Launching a website […]

Jonathan Kents 5G Future &#8211 Mon-El As Well Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Jonathan Kent's 5G Future – Mon-El As Well? Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Today sees the release of Legion Of Super-Heroes #7 by Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook and this is the most Bendisy issue Brian has written for DC Comics yet. By which, I am slightly mean, and refer to what used to be a far more common trope of his, having superheroes whop could tear […]

Hellions #2: Are These Marauders Still Under Warranty [XH]

Hellions #2: Are These Marauders Still Under Warranty? [XH]

Hi, and welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one sex-themed weekly X-Men recap column on the web. Five X-books came out last week, so let's get right down to business with Hellions #2. Oh, and by the way, in a new feature, down at the bottom of this week's articles, you'll find a table of […]

Empyre: X-Men #1 &#8211 Plants vs. Zombies vs. Soulless Event Tie-Ins [XH]

Empyre: X-Men #1 – Plants vs. Zombies vs. Soulless Event Tie-Ins [XH]

Well, that was a fun San Diego Comic-Con. And by fun, I mean boring and a complete waste of time. Was anything worthwhile even announced at the show? How many people sat through those Zoom videos? Hopefully, this pandemic gets taken care of by next year because I think I'd rather get the coronavirus than […]

Wolverine #3 &#8211 Yes Its True. This Man Has Two D**ks [XH]

Wolverine #3 – Yes, It's True. This Man Has Two D**ks [XH]

We interrupt your regularly scheduled X-ual Healing programming with the following important message: Wolverine Two-Dick Trutherism has finally gone mainstream! Just check out this tweet from superstar comic book artist Rob Liefeld: Someone in the comic store said Wolverine has 2 penises now?? Is that true? When was that revealed? — robliefeld (@robertliefeld) July 22, […]

New Mutants #11 &#8211 Is This Storyline Finally Over Now [XH]

New Mutants #11 – Is This Storyline Finally Over Now? [XH]

Hi, and welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one sex-themed weekly X-Men recap column on the web. Marvel somehow found the time to squeeze out five X-books last week, so let's get right down to business and recap New Mutants #11. Oh, and by the way, in a new feature, down at the bottom of […]

X-Men/Fantastic Four #4 &#8211 Yes This Book Still Exists [XH]

X-Men/Fantastic Four #4 – Yes, This Book Still Exists [XH]

Hi, and welcome to X-ual Healing, the number one sex-themed weekly X-Men recap column on the web. Marvel somehow found the time to squeeze out five X-books last week, and we're now down to the final book we have to recap: X-Men/Fantastic Four #4! Oh, and by the way, in a new feature, down at […]

Marvel Comics Cancels Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker

Marvel Comics Cancels Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker?

Bleeding Cool is continuing to read the tea leaves and the message postings in dark corners of the web to tease out which of the comic books Marvel Comics solicited before the shut down will be published and which won't be. We've seen Runaways scheduled for February, we've seen Amazing Mary Jane cancelled and we […]