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Mayim Bialik Curates Flas

Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik Curates DC Science Comic With Flash

Flash Facts, is a graphic anthology geared toward readers ages 8-12, curated by the Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik intended to aligns with Next Generation Science Standards, to provide a bridge between S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) lessons taught inside the classroom and how these principles affect everyday lives. The short stories demonstrating various […]

Rick Remender Shows Off A Lot Of The Scumbag as Death & Glory Ends

Rick Remender Shows Off A Lot Of The Scumbag as Death & Glory Ends

Always busy creating, Rick Remender last week got impatient about sharing news with fans asking on Twitter: Is today a good day to announce a new book? — Rick Remender (@Remender) June 22, 2020 With a quick, enthusiastic thumbs up from many fans. Remender tweeted out his announcement of his new book coming out near […]

A Message to Retailers from BOOM! Studios

Who Is The Big Name Behind Boom Studios' New Secret Comic Book?

Back in February at ComicsPRO, Boom Studios announced their "Must Read" creator-owned series for 2020. This included the big news that superstars like DCeased's Tom Taylor and Immortal Hulk's Al Ewing had chosen to launch their first-ever creator-owned series with Boom (over a company like Image) in Seven Secrets and We Only Find Them When […]

Zavvi Liquidates 50 DC Comics Hardcovers, £2.50 Each, Run Don't Walk

Zavvi Liquidates 50 DC Comics Hardcovers, £2.50 Each, Run Don't Walk

UK retailer Zavvi, who took over the Virgin Megastore franchise, and then went online, is having a clear-out of a bunch of DC Comics hardcovers. These are the volumes published in the UK by Eaglemoss Collections, overseen by former Bleeding Cool writer Chris Thompson. With cover prices from £12.99, they are being sold ten for […]

Captain America Marvels Snapshot #1 Review: A Pyrrhic Victory

Captain America Marvels Snapshot #1 Review: A Pyrrhic Victory

This very clever and surprising issue takes an alternate look at the aftermath of 1976's Captain America #193, putting a truly human face on the cost of the Madbomb detonation that turned New Yorkers on each other. The events are seen through the eyes of Felix Waterhouse, a naturally gifted engineer from the South Bronx who just […]

The cover of Thor #5 published by Marvel Comics with the creative team of Donny Cates, Nic Klein, Matt Wilson, and Joe Sabino.

Thor #5 Review: It's Unfortunately a Swing and a Miss

Thor and Galactus stand together against the sentient force that ended the universe before the one we know, empowered and bloodied but ready for a fight … with a heck of a twist ending. Here's the thing … this book is gorgeous. Thor is awash in the power as the All-Father and the added might […]

Batman #93 Review: A Spark Of Something

Batman #93 Review: It Has a Little Spark of Something

For some time, the Dark Knight Detective has been chasing the ghost of criminals past. Close to the time of his debut, a master criminal called The Designer came to Gotham City with proposed upgrades for Penguin, Riddler, Catwoman and the Joker that would have essentially been a lawless version of Pimp My Ride for […]

Warrior Nun Goes All-Ages On Kickstarter, Thanks to Netflix

Warrior Nun Goes All-Ages On Kickstarter, Thanks to Netflix

Warrior Nun is one of the longer independent comic book franchises going, alongside the likes of Hellboy, Sin City and Spawn. 16 years since Ben Dunn first created her for Antarctic Press, she is now published by Avatar Press, (who are also the publishers of Bleeding Cool). And, right now, she is also getting a […]

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Is Kitty Pryde an External As Well? Is That How She Comes Back?

A few weeks ago, Bleeding Cool floated the theory that Kate Pryde, the only mutant unable to be revived by the Krakoan process, might see a return by way of one of Mister Sinister chimera experiments. So forgive us if three weeks later we posit an entirely different theory. Denied entry to the Krakoan portals […]

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DC Comics Replaces Print Previews With Checklist Posters

Recently, DC Comics stopped the print copy of their monthly Previews catalogue, instead relying on a digital copy, and relaunching it as DC Connect. But there are still the needs of print to consider, especially for a comics publisher. So DC is to replace it with a checklist poster instead with a QR code and […]

Where In The World is Event Leviathan Checkmate by Bendis and Maleev?

Where In The World is Event Leviathan Checkmate by Bendis and Maleev?

Event Leviathan: Checkmate was a planned sequel to Event Leviathan by the same creative team, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev. Then a certain pandemic hit. Now retailers have been informed that the sequel series has been indefinitely postponed and that it will be "will be rescheduled to align with upcoming DC Universe storylines." Not sure […]

When The Taliban Put A Bounty On The Writer Of Batman

The news this weekend was full of the word that Russia offered bounties to Taliban members in Afghanistan for killing UK and US troops, that the US government have known this since March, but have done nothing about it. All the while, still attending meetings with Russia at international summits, and pushing for Russia to […]

Five Thoughts About Adventureman #1

5 Thoughts About Adventureman #1 from Image Comics

Adventureman #1 is a long-awaited comic from the team of Matt Fraction, Terry Dodson, and Rachel Dodson who worked together twice before that I'm aware of Uncanny X-Men and The Defenders. Third time is the charm apparently as this time around they're working on an Image project: Adventureman, a pulp serial that's out now. Fraction […]

Empyre Propaganda Promotional Poster

Promotional Posters LCBS Get: Empyre, Punchline, Joker, & Death Metal

Every month the comic book companies send out folded promotional posters to the Local Comic Book / Diamond accounts. During the month different posters show up for LCBS to display and promote upcoming titles. Or at least that's how it used to be.  With Diamond's hiatus, the loss of DC upcoming, things are weird all over, and the release […]

How Thor #4 Rewrites The Marvel History Of Galactus – Again

The Black Winter, as introduced by Donny Cates to the Marvel Universe,  is a multiversal cosmic entity that fulfils a similar purpose in the Marvel Universe to Galactus on a far larger scale – rather than simply devouring planets, it consumes entire universes. The Black Winter devoured the sixth iteration of the cosmos, leaving only […]

The Greatest Story Never Told: Remix by Michael Davis

The Greatest Story Never Told: Remix by Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, storyteller, entertainment executive, co-founder of Milestone Comics, co-creator of Static Shock, Hardware, Icon, and Blood Syndicate and creator and host of San Diego Comic-Con's The Black Panel. He writes for From The Edge for Bleeding Cool and for ComicMix. He writes; A version of this appeared in Comicmix in 2012. I've […]

A Man Among Ye #1 Variant Cover

The Back-Order List 6/17/20: Hawkman, Crow, Ludocrats & A Man Among Ye

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  Or […]

Amazing Spider-Man #850 Previews Kindred-Inspired Green Goblin Return

This September, Marvel Comics is turning Amazing Spider-Man #49 into its legacy numbering Amazing Spider-Man #850, with Norman Osborn returning to the role of the Green Goblin. Of late he has been Iron Patriot and the Red Goblin, combined with Carnage, but it seems that with Kindred on the scene, he is returning to his […]

The First Super-Hero Comic Dennis O'Neil Wrote in Marvel Mini-Comics

In 1966, Marvel comics published millions of mini-comics, just two centimetres, high and distributed in gum-ball machines throughout the US. The comics were also given away to members of Marvel's fan club and also sold as cake decorations. They entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest comic books ever published and Superman […]

Suicide Squad #6 Review: Superbly Entertaining

Suicide Squad #6 Review: A Superbly Entertaining Issue

Once upon a time, the United States government decided to offer some of its worst convicts a chance at redemption through clandestine black bag missions as Task Force X, colloquially called the Suicide Squad. This went predictably destructively for years and years, leading to a super-powered cadre called the Revolutionaries infiltrating the Squad to shut […]