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Whether you're here to get the latest rumors regarding Marvel or DC Comics (or… any other publisher, in fact), check out some comic book reviews, learn about comics history, find out what collectors are paying for important vintage comics, or check out what's coming up from your favorite creators, the BC Comics section can help.


More Delays To Marvel Comics Issues Due To Printers

More Delays To Marvel Comics Issues Due To Printers

Two weeks ago, Bleeding Cool reported on Marvel Comics delays due to printer issues, in different areas. Well, there are more to come. Again, comic book stores served out of Diamond Comic Distributors' Plattsburgh, NY Distribution Centre will be hit the hardest. Orders for Avengers #36 and the Fortnite variant and the two Alex Ross […]

No More Commissioner Harvey Bullock (Batman #100 Spoilers)

No More Commissioner Harvey Bullock? (Batman #100 Spoilers)

Harvey Bullock first appeared in Detective Comics #441 in 1974 and was created by Archie Goodwin and Howard Chaykin before reappearing in 1983 from Doug Moench and Don Newton in Batman #361.He was also one of the lead characters in the TV series Gotham, played by Donal Logue. Originally a corrupt cop, he ended up becoming […]

Shazam #15 Review: An Effective Done-In-One

Shazam #15 Review: An Effective Done-In-One

If you've seen the very engaging Zachary Levi-led cinematic version, you know that Billy Batson is not exactly the pure-hearted youth he once was. This comic book dives face first into that modern interpretation as Shazam is all about that hero life but drastically less interested in school or, say, his studies.   Starting off with […]

Alex Ross Thor and Venom Top Advance Reorder Charts

Alex Ross, Thor and Venom Top Advance Reorder Charts

Alex Ross' Timeless variant covers for Marvel boost bunch advance reorder titles this week, and Donny Cates fourth prints do a lot more as well. Dune, We Live and Commanders In Crisis make for non-Marvel bumps… Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market, the advance reorder chart. Where retailers try to increase […]

Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 Review: Looking Back Looking Ahead

Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 Review: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

While it's billed as the "aftermath" of Empyre to get that precious #1 on the cover, Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 is essentially Empyre #7. The full creative team of writer Al Ewing, artist Valerio Schiti, colorist Marte Gracia, and letter VC's Ariana Maher return for this epilogue issue. It wraps up the whole event with a second, more planned wedding for Hulkling […]

Hey Jim Lee Those Were Michael Davis Parties Not Milestones&#8230

Hey Jim Lee, Those Were Michael Davis' Parties, Not Milestone's…

The re-re-reannouncement of the return of Milestone Media comic books at the DC Fandome online event over the last month, had a special resonance for Bleeding Cool readers. For a start, it was the first time any of the announcements had mentioned that Bleeding Cool contributor Michael Davis was one of the founders of Milestone, […]

Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 Review: Exactly What You Expect

Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 Review: Exactly What You Expect

Rob Liefeld, more than any comics artist, has ever belonged to an era, is the living embodiment of what people think of as 90s comic art, and he embraces that with confidence and glee in his heart. You can see it when he speaks in interviews. The man loves what he does and seems to […]

Preview of Steve Skroces Post Americana #1 From Image Comics

Preview of Steve Skroce's Post Americana #1 From Image Comics

  Bleeding Cool already posted about Post Americana, a new comic series by Steve Skroce, coming from Image Comics in December. We called it Pax America because we are all morons. So here, with a preview of the first issue, is a chance to make that right. So, yes, from the co-creator of We Stand […]

Wolverine Art by Greg Land Kev Walker Salvador Larroca &#8211 Preview

Wolverine Art by Greg Land, Kev Walker, Salvador Larroca – Preview

Bleeding Cool already gave you a bloody look at Wolverine: Black, White & Blood, the new high-end art anthology launching from Marvel Comics in November. But here's a look at some more artwork, from Kev Walker, Greg Land and Salvador Larocca from its second issue in December 2020… WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE BLOOD #2 (OF 4) […]

Joe Glass Speaks on The Pride Coming to Dark Horse

Joe Glass Speaks on The Pride Coming to Dark Horse

Writer/creator Joe Glass, a former Bleeding Cool contributor, is bringing his long-running series The Pride to Dark Horse, where it will be re-released in a 456-page omnibus in June 2021. The series follows FabMan, who is on a mission to assemble an all LGBTQ+ team of superheroes called the Pride. This group forms to fight not […]

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore (Spoilers)

Is Tom King Making The New Rorschach Alan Moore? (Spoilers)

This is the solicitation for issue #2 of Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes, published by DC Comics. Followed by a little speculation on our part. RORSCHACH #2 What's the connection between an aging comic book artist and Rorschach? That's the question the detective investigating the attempted assassination of […]

Barbara Gordon Batgirl Is Oracle Again in Batman #100 (Spoilers)

Barbara Gordon, Batgirl Is Oracle Again in Batman #100 (Spoilers)

We have it confirmed from the usual sources. Barbara Gordon stands in the Clocktower in Burnside, as Gotham burns, courtesy of The Joker War. She picks up her glasses. She sits at the computers and talks into the microphone. "Okay, it's time to let everyone know that Oracle is back online". That's how next week's […]

Lanna Souvanny Draws Marvels New Spider-Man Origin

Lanna Souvanny Draws Marvel's New Spider-Man Origin

Lanna Souvanny is a French artist living in Vancouver, Canada. Last year, she co-created the comic Noah Zark with Mark Waid, which appeared in the Steel Cage comic book published by Ahoy Comics, and is currently working on the ongoing series spinning out of that. However at the end of the year, she may be […]

Steve McNiven Artwork For King-Size Conan #1 &#8211 Preview

Steve McNiven Artwork For King-Size Conan #1 – Preview

Steve McNiven is just one artist featured in a new Conan comic book from Marvel Comics in December, reviving an earlier title from the seventies, King-Size Conan. We noted that it will feature the first Marvel story from Kevin Eastman, but the credits have a plethora of A-list stars. And we have a preview of […]

DC Comics To Have Lucius Fox Almost Be Shot By Gotham Police

DC Comics To Have Lucius Fox Almost Be Shot By Gotham Police

There is plenty to look forward to in the upcoming Joker War Zone from DC Comics. Bleeding Cool may even have a few spoilery aspects of them to tease yourself with, for the likes of Poison Ivy, Bane, Lucius Fox, Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain. But Bleeding Cool has been informed of one aspect one […]

Punisher Creator Gerry Conway Cancel Every Existing Superhero Comic

Punisher Creator Gerry Conway "Cancel Every Existing Superhero Comic"

Settle back. Gerry Conway, co-creator of The Punisher, Firestorm, Power Girl, Vixen, and Carol Danvers – Captain Marvel, has something to tell us all, on Twitter, about what he would do if he were in charge of the comic book industry. But first, a little history… To state the obvious, comic book publishing is in […]

Piranha Comics Spotlighted On Kingston Upon Thames High Street

Piranha Comics Spotlighted On Kingston Upon Thames High Street

Piranha Comics is my local comic book store, in Kingston Upon Thames, the south-westiest part of London It is a small store, just off the main shopping street, mall and market. They have a larger store in Bromley, over in the south-east of London. Bleeding Cool previously reported how the chain-of-two store was storming out […]

Diamond Asks Retailers About The Future Of Free Comic Book Day

Diamond Asks Retailers About The Future Of Free Comic Book Day

This year's Free Comic Book Day wes cancelled – but all publishers had, at the time, printed all their FCBD titles. What were they to do? Well, DC Comics pulped the entire print run of one of their comics, as it contained a new DC Timeline created by their former publisher Dan DiDio, which no […]

ShortBox in Dire Financial Straits Announces Shortbox Comics Fair

ShortBox in Dire Financial Straits, Announces Shortbox Comics Fair

The indie darling and Ignatz award-winning publisher ShortBox announced on Tuesday the ShortBox Comics Fair 2020 to raise funds to continue publishing in 2021. They previously ran a Kickstarter for Rosemary Valero-O'Connell's Don't Go Without Me (which we looked at here) to get the publisher into bookstores and libraries. At the online Comics Fair scheduled […]

HBO Max Rips Off John Byrne and Marvel For Suicide Squads Peacemaker

HBO Max Rips Off John Byrne and Marvel For Suicide Squad's Peacemaker

In a surprise move, HBO Max announced a TV spinoff prequel series for Suicide Squad, namely Peacemaker, starring John Cena, reprising his role from the movie. And they used this image to do promote the series' existence. But it was a rather familiar face to some, and one that Bleeding Cool reader Andrew Czekalski recognised immediately. He […]