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The Goon
But The Goon properly debuted in Avatar Illustrated in 1998 published by Avatar Press and then an ongoing The Goon series However, Powell was unhappy with the results and moved into self-publishing in 2002 with Albatross Exploding Funny Books This was followed in 2003 with Dark Horse Comics picking it up, including a Goon graphic[...]
Alan Moore & Jacen Burrow's Neonomicon & Providence Are Back In Print
After a very long wait, Avatar Press, the owners of Bleeding Cool, have told us that finally, finally, they have both the Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows collections of the comic book series Neonomicon and its prequel/sequel  Providence is back in print The two books reincorporate, rework and reappraise the horror work of H.P[...]
Crossed+100 #2 CGC Numbered edition cover.
What would we look like through their eyes? What would seem to them to be fruitless, pointless, extravagant, useless, destructive, from the point of view of where they happen to be?"  The series attempts to answer those questions, and there's a Crossed + One Hundred #0-6 CGC-Graded Numbered Group of 7 (Avatar Press, 2014-15) CGC[...]
God Is Dead: Book Of Acts 14/150 By Jonathan Hickman, Alan Moore At Auction
God Is Dead is a comic book series created by Jonathan Hickman and written by Mike Costa (and friends) and published by Avatar Press It deals with ancient gods and goddesses from mythologies around the world coming to Earth to lay claim to the world of man, while a group of people named the Collective[...]
Alan Moore's "Watchmen Of Horror" Providence Compendium In June
Providence is a twelve-issue comic book limited series written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Jacen Burrows, published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press from 2015 to 2017 Dubbed the "Watchmen Of Horror", it took the works of HP Lovecraft and recombined and recontextualised them into one extended narrative, working as both a prequel[...]
Alan Moore & Daniel Gete's Nightmares Of Providence in April Solicits
Bleeding Cool is published by Avatar Press But I never actually know what's going on at the publisher until I read about it in Previews And next week's Previews will include a listing for Nightmares Of Providence, the artwork companion book to Alan Moore and Jacen Burrow's HP Lovecraft reworking, Providence – itself a perfect[...]
Alan Moore's Providence Compendium On Kickstarter With Signed Copies
Published by Avatar Press, who also publish Bleeding Cool, includes a level for signed volumes which, unless you live in Northampton, England, are pretty much hard to come by now. Moore has designed every cover, every single page, and every nuance of this work to create his most fully-realized vision to date.  There are no ads,[...]
Providence: A Look Back at Alan Moore’s Ultimate Lovecraft Story
Avatar Press owns Bleeding Cool, and as they launched a Kickstarter to publish the single collection of Alan Moore's Providence, I was asked to review Providence now that time has passed since its initial publication since so few reviews were ever published I didn't need an excuse to read it again, but it's always fun[...]
Alan Moore's Providence Compendium On Kickstarter With Signed Copies
Published by Avatar Press, who also publish Bleeding Cool, includes a level for signed volumes which, unless you live in Northampton, England, are pretty much hard to come by now. Dubbed "the Watchmen of horror", Providence finds a new way to play the horrific out on the comic book page, insanely well-referenced volume and bringing the[...]
Alan Moore's Complete Providence Compendium, Order Now
But are taking orders now. Alan Moore's Complete Providence Compendium – Order Now Avatar Press, who also publish Bleeding Cool, have confirmed details of what they call their "most demanded product in our history" The complete 480 page Providence Compendium collection, will be accompanied by the release of the Nightmares of Providence art book. Alan Moore's Complete Providence[...]
The Goon #1 Stes Record, Sells For $28,000
The Goon #1 by Eric Powell was published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press, back in 1999 It has just sold at Heritage Auction in CGC 9.9 condition for $28,800, which is being described as a record-setting amount for a modern comic book, after some frenzied bidding from 43 people by the end of[...]
Avatar Sells Out Of Cinema Purgatorio Box Sets Completely
On Saturday evening, I pointed out that today was the FOC date for the Cinema Purgatorio box set from Bleeding Cool's publisher Avatar Press All eighteen issues of the Alan Moore/Kevin O'Neill curated comic book anthology with a cover price of $40 As well as the title comic by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, completely[...]
Cinema Purgatorio - 18 Issues For $40, FOC This Weekend
Cinema Purgatorio was a comic book anthology curated by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, featuring five ongoing features, published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press Cinema Purgatorio ran for eighteen issues, finishing each story, None of the series have been collected, and certain individual issues can go for a pretty penny But going to[...]
The Last Chance to Back Warrior Nun from Avatar Press on Kickstarter
With a new Netflix series based on the comic airing now, Avatar Press is collecting their recent Warrior Nun comic reboot into a graphic novel The Kickstarter campaign to fund the book has more than quadrupled the initial goal and continues to rise With one day left, here is a final look at the series, Warrior[...]
Warrior Nun: Dora is the Lesbian Grunge 90s Buffy We Always Wanted
From Pat Shand and Daniel Gete, Warrior Nun: Dora published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher Avatar Press, is a not-quite-mature-readers-only post-satanic panic nineties-set remake of a nineties character, but drenched in teen goth/grunge culture of the just-pre-internet age It's a period piece that's far more reflective of that age than the original comic book. And keeping[...]
Warrior Nun Goes All-Ages On Kickstarter, Thanks to Netflix
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 graphic novel series, to be published alongside the release of the new Netflix series Oh yes, she's getting a Netflix series,[...]
Avatar Press Relaunches Warrior Nun Ahead Of Netflix TV Show
Bleeding Cool's publishers, Avatar Press, bought Warrior Nun Areala some time ago from its creator, Ben Dunn and Antarctic Press Now sold to Netflix, they are relaunching the Warrior Nun franchise beginning with Warrior Nun Dora by Pat Shand and Daniel Gete, to be published this August And maybe a little Good Omens feel as well… WARRIOR[...]
Warrior Nun Comic Upcoming from Avatar to be New Netflix Series
Netflix has announced three new series, two based on comic books, one of them on the upcoming Avatar Press Warrior Nun   Avatar Press are the owners of Bleeding Cool. Warrior Nun is an upcoming unannounced comic from Avatar Press that revolves around a 19-year-old woman who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life[...]
Warren Ellis Weighs in on Avengers: Infinity War, Spoiler Free
Every Sunday Warren Ellis sends out Orbital Operations, his weekly newsletter where he talks about his current projects, thoughts, commentary on culture and recommendations for music, books, movies, television and whatever else took his fancy in the past week. Warren Ellis at SDCC, Photo by Gage Skidmore This week, he talks about the latest Marvel movie rolling over[...]
uber crossed avatar press july 2018 solicits
You know what one of the perks of being owned by a comic book publisher is? Well, that they constantly forget to tell us what they are up to, leading us to having to search the internet. Such as their retail side Comics Cavalcade having Avatar Press's solicits for July 2018 Without, like, telling us It[...]
A New Cinema Purgatorio in Avatar Press June 2018 Solicits
Alan Moore has done a lot of work with Avatar Press, Bleeding Cool's parent company They are reprinting a number of his works, including Another Suburban Romance and Light of Thy Countenance. Cinema Purgatorio continues, another Moore project, and Crossed Plus 100 Mimic rolls on All of this is coming out in June[...]
Battlships War in Uber, and Crossed Continues Moore's Saga: Avatar Press May 2018 Solicits
Gage, Patrick Shand, Emiliano Urdinola, Raulo Caceres, and Gabriel Andrade and Uber Invasion by Kieron Gillen and Daniel Gete are coming out this May courtesy of Avatar Press, our parent company More details below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ MAR181204 CROSSED PLUS 100 MIMIC #3 (MR) (W) Christos N[...]
Kieron Gillen, Alan Moore, And More: Avatar Press February 2018 Solicits
Avatar Press, Bleeding Cool's parent company, is publishing work from talents such as Kieron Gillen, Alan Moore, and Jacen Burrows These come through, Uber Invasion, Cinema Purgatorio, and Dreadful Beauty Art of Providence, the last of which is an artbook celebrating the work of Jacen Burrows More details are available below[...]
God Is Dead Volume 1 – 24 Trades Of Christmas
Now, first I have to point out that Avatar Press is the parent company of Bleeding Cool, so yes I work for them… and that the reason I initially read the series was because was asked to write a back-up story for the last eight issues of the series But this is about the first[...]
The Return Of Kieron Gillen's Über Leads Avatar Press' December Solicitations
Avatar Press' December solicitations kick off with a bang as Kieron Gillen's Über returns with a new series Über: Invasion drawn by Daniel Gete With Hitler's conquest of Europe complete, he is now sending his super-powered soldiers to invade America And the theatre of the surreal continues with the eight issue of Cinema Purgatorio with stories by[...]