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Bleeding Cool covers comics news and information from every angle: art, business, history, artists, writers, letterers, colorists, publishers, characters, cosplayers, collectors, readers, and fans.  And of course, the rumors of what's coming next in comics put the never-say-never in neverending story.

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.


SNL Vixen and Pokémon GO &#8211 The Daily LITG 28th September 2020

SNL, Vixen and Pokémon GO – The Daily LITG 28th September 2020

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. And at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's Gerry Conway remaking the comics industry or running around chasing Pokémon Go. The Daily Lying […]

You Look Like Death and Ghostwriter: Two Comics

You Look Like Death and Ghostwriter: Two Comics

Two comics this week. One of them, the first issue of a spinoff series, the other, a translation of an award-winning Spanish comic. You Look Like Death: Tales From The Umbrella Academy #1: First off, Chelsy Bloomfield took a closer look at this issue, which you can read right here. Gerard Way and Shaun Simon […]

Taboo of Black Eyed Peas Talks New Werewolf by Night Marvel Comic

Taboo of Black Eyed Peas Talks New Werewolf by Night Marvel Comic

Earlier this year, Bleeding Cool covered Marvel's San Diego COVID-Con's Werewolf By Night presentation, which saw the creative team talk about this upcoming title. The new series will pair two of the most interestingly named writers in comics, Black Eyed Peas' Taboo and Benjamin Jackendoff, for this series, which Marvel advertised saying, "The hour of the wolf […]

Top 5 Movies That Should Get a Licensed Comic Book

Top 5 Movies That Should Get a Licensed Comic Book

In Bleeding Cool's earlier piece about why licensed titles are one of the best gateways for new readers into the wild world of comics, we sang the praise of some great TV shows that have been continued or adapted into the graphic medium. We followed up with a list of TV shows that are perfectly […]

Obscure Comics: The Dark Knight &#038 The Dark Knight Rises Prologues

Obscure Comics: The Dark Knight & The Dark Knight Rises Prologues

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 […]

This Week Marvel Comics #1000 Page Ties Into X Of Swords (Previews)

This Week, Marvel Comics #1000 Page Ties Into X Of Swords (Previews)

This was the Jonathan Hickman 1995 page from Marvel Comics #1000, drawn by Dustin Weaver. And published on August 28th, 2019, thirteen months ago. And in a months time, interacting directly with the current continuity in X-Men #13. We have seen the original Four Horsemen, reflected in that puddle of blood, through the Dawn Of […]

Piranha Comics Wants To Employ Former Comic Shop Employees In London

Piranha Comics Wants To Employ Former Comic Shop Employees In London

London has had a number of comic book stores over the years, some have been and gone. But Piranha Comics, with stores in Kingston Upon Thames, Bromley and soon in Watford is looking to find folk who used to work in those stores and maybe get them back into the game. I had a meeting […]

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon &#038 Schuster

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster

It seems like every day a new comics creator, often a veteran of the craft, takes to social media with lofty ideas of how to fix the industry's readership problem. Often, the focus of their ideas are bookstores and how to get people who don't frequent comic shops to read comics. Scout Comics has attempted […]

Image Comics Tell Retailers That The Scumbag is The New Deadpool

Image Comics Tell Retailers That The Scumbag is The New Deadpool

Deadpool was co-created by Image Comics founder Rob Liefeld. So they might know a thing or two about him. And it's a way for Image Comics' marketing team to tag the upcoming launch of The Scumbag, a new comic book series written by Rick Remender – who used to write Deadpool as well, in the […]

Gerry Conway Pokémon GO Again in Daily LITG 27th September 2020

Gerry Conway, Pokémon GO Again in Daily LITG 27th September 2020

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. And at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's Gerry Conway remaking the comics industry or running around chasing Pokémon Go. The Daily Lying […]

Doctor Who Comics Team Bring Death To Life

Doctor Who Comics Team Bring Death To Life

Comic book writer Rik Hoskin writes: for Bleeding Cool: With lockdown upon him, veteran Doctor Who comics artist Russ Leach decided to turn his furlough time to creating the most ambitious graphic novel he'd ever attempted. The result is 80-plus pages of full colour, perfect bound graphic novel mayhem, comprising of a 60-page story and 20-page […]

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawas Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is Naoki Urusawa's Oddball Heist Comedy

Mujirushi: The Sign of Dreams is another unusual manga by Naoki Urusawa. It's a satire about dreamers and con men, an art heist caper, a Magical Realist tale about romantic yearning, art lovers, and second chances with some political commentary thrown in. It's like a stew cooked from lots of leftover ingredients and spices. Kumiko […]

Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1 Review: Profiteer Goes Full Karen

Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1 Review: Profiteer Goes Full Karen

Empyre was billed as an Avengers/Fantastic Four event, but the main title felt a bit light on the latter. Now, the same week as Al Ewing wraps up the Avengers side of things with Empyre Aftermath: Avengers #1, writer Dan Slott and artist Sean Izaakse team up to deliver another epilogue with Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1. While Ewing's issue focused on […]

New Look For Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown Revealed (Spoilers)

New Look For Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown Revealed (Spoilers)

We mentioned a few weeks ago that Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown were getting new looks and/or new identities from DC Comics in 2021. As with Poison Ivy, it seems like it will be happening sooner than that. In a certain Joker War Zone published next week. Hence why there are one or two leaks […]

John Sanders Tell-All Book About Action and Other UK Comics Secrets

John Sanders Tell-All Book About Action and Other UK Comics Secrets

John Sanders was the editorial director at British comic and magazine publisher IPC/Fleetway in the seventies and eighties, publishing a tonne of British weekly comic books, including 2000AD. He was also the editor of Action, the controversial and early-cancelled comic book that directly paved the way for 2000AD. He hired many famous British comic book […]

Shuri First Black Panther Appearance Original Artwork On Sale Tomorrow

Shuri First Black Panther Appearance Original Artwork On Sale Tomorrow

The original artwork for Shuri's very first appearance in the Black Panther comic books goes on sale tomorrow, on Fat Jack's Facebook page. Bleeding Cool readers may be familiar with Fat Jack's Comic Crypt of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, regular contributors to the Bleeding Cool Bestseller List. Fat Jack's is celebrating nearly 45 years of continuous business, […]

DC Comics &#8211 A New Look For Vixen In 2021

DC Comics – A New Look For Vixen In 2021?

There are rumours abounding that there is a new Vixen comic book on the way from DC Comics in 2021. That it may be written by Mosaic and Avengers writer Geoff Thorne, and drawn by legendary comics artist Chris Cross, of Captain Marvel, Blood Syndicate, Xero and Firestorm, with the following design artwork being tweeted and […]

That New Look &#8211 And New Name &#8211 for Poison Ivy Revealed (Spoilers)

That New Look – And New Name – for Poison Ivy, Revealed (Spoilers)

Joker War Zone spoilers ahead. You ahve been warned. A couple of weeks ago, Bleeding Cool talked about DC Comics' Poison Ivy problem for a while. How there was a division at the company between those at DC Comics editorial who want to see her to return to the villain-with-a-point antagonist role. And those at […]

Gerry Conway Pokémon GO Still Tops Daily LITG 26th September 2020

Gerry Conway, Pokémon GO Still Tops Daily LITG 26th September 2020

Welcome to the Daily LITG. The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but there are highlights. And at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more. Whether that's Gerry Conway remaking the comics industry or running around chasing Pokémon Go. The Daily Lying […]

TCJs Abhay Khlosa Announces Kickstarter For Gangland Allstars

TCJ's Abhay Khlosa Announces Kickstarter For Gangland Allstars

Abhay Khlosa, known for among other things, for a multi-part piece condemning abusive behavior by comics professionals through The Comics Journal, announced a Kickstarter to reissue his comic series Gangland Allstars. Gangland Allstars is a trio of 17-18 page genre comics, heavily influenced by a mutated version of the 1980s. The three comics in question, […]