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Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

I normally wait until the New Year is a little closer. Or even been. But I'm taking the kids ice skating today, and then going to a carol service, so you'll have to behave. Here are the top 100 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool over the past year. Some may be surprising. Others less so. […]


Review: Junji Ito Adapts “No Longer Human” into a Masterpiece of Existential Horror

"No Longer Human": Viz Media Releases Video Interview with Horror Master Junji Ito

Junji Ito's full-throttle adaptation of Osamu Dazai's novel No Longer Human is one of the major comics events of the year. We ran a rave review of it recently. Now publisher Viz Media has released a video interview with Ito about his approach to adapting one of Japan's major works of literature. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpPIJC45RG8Video can't be […]




All The Items Offered Today on Local Comic Shop Day 2019

Today is Local Comic Shop Day, when local comic shops (bricks and mortar only) get special deliveries of special items with variant covers, exclusive formats or early releases of certain items. See what is waiting for you in your local comic shop – if they are participating, that is. Here are a few doing even […]




“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

"Levius" is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

Haruhisa Nakata's manga Levius is both derivative and unique. It's a beautifully-drawn epic of Steampunk martial arts fighters. Levius Cromwell is a sullen teenager who fights in MMA areas, dishing and receiving pain in an endless ritual of atonement and martyrdom. If you just stuck with that, you'd have an MMA manga, but this story […]

Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media released their November list of upcoming manga and art books this week. Look over their dizzying array of genres, ranges and stories. There's bound to be something for everyone. Shonen Jump   Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 9 By Koyoharu Gotouge Tanjiro and his friends accompany the Hashira Tengen Uzui to an entertainment […]

Viz Announces New Pokémon Manga and Other Titles for 2020!

VIZ Announces New Pokémon Manga and Other Titles for 2020!

There was so much going on during Anime Expo, it would have been easy to miss something. Luckily, we don't miss anything… especially when our friends at VIZ Media are kind enough to share awesome manga news! There's a lot to cover, so we'll let the folks at VIZ take it from here! VIZ MEDIA […]

28 Free Comics for

28 Free Comics for Hallowe'en ComicFest on Saturday, October 26th 2019

This year, Halloween ComicFest (HCF) features a whole new selection of 28 comic book titles for the industry's most anticipated fall event taking place Saturday, October 26, 2019 at participating comic shops worldwide. Of the 28 titles available, 19 are Full Size and 9 are Mini Comics for fans to pick up and enjoy. All […]



Gotta Read 'Em All: Viz Launches Pokémon Adventures Digital Manga Program

If you're the sort of person who just can't have enough Pokémon, perhaps you'd consider capturing some digital Pokémon manga? If so, you may be interested in Viz Media's plans to make collections of Pokémon Adventures manga, written by Hidenori Kusaka with art by Satoshi Yamamoto, as well as Pokémon movie adaptation manga available digitally on the Viz Manga […]


C2E2: Viz Media to Release Two NieR: Automata Light Novels

During a panel at C2E2 this weekend in Chicago, manga and light novel publisher Viz Media announced that they would be releasing two NieR: Automata light novels within the next year. According to Anime News Network the two novels in question are NieR: Automata: Long Story Short and NieR: Automata: Long Story Long. From Anime News Network: Viz Media will […]