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Essential 8 Bleeding Cool Stories – Five Years Of Lying In The Gutters

Essential 8 Bleeding Cool Stories – Five Years Of Lying In The Gutters

While the resulting comics hardly set the sales records DC must have been expecting and Before Watchmen seems fated to drift away into obscurity this story cemented once more Bleeding Cool as the leading source for comic news and gossip.Authorship is Censorship – Bleeding Cool in Conversation with Shia LebeoufI had been following the Shia[...]


A Little Semi-Fisking Of Dan DiDio And Jim Lee

A Little Semi-Fisking Of Dan DiDio And Jim Lee

ICV2, ask the question next year when it still hasn't been published.... The first Before Watchmen trades are coming out Did the periodical side meet your expectations?Didio: Absolutely Realistically, when we went out there we had a certain expectation and it exceeded those expectations when it first launched.  They maintained strong numbers all the way through. [...]

Before Watchmen Ad To Run On Times Square Jumbotron

Before Watchmen Ad To Run On Times Square Jumbotron

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OuU2-J4QPw[/youtube] That of course will be silent. Here it is with sound, courtesy of the New York Post. Nice they got round to using that yellow blood splattered DC logo though. The ad will also appear on TV and all over the DC and Warners booths at San Diego Comic Con. Also, Akira, One Piece, […]

The Very Quotable Before Watchmen (UPDATE)

The Very Quotable Before Watchmen (UPDATE)

He got the PR package and writes;This week, DC is releasing the first of their Before Watchmen deluxe edition hardcovers.  They're formatted to match the recent deluxe edition reissue of the original Watchmen graphic novel, and it's clear from the trade dress and design that they're doing their best to present these not as after-the-fact[...]

Whatever Happened To The Crimson Corsair

Whatever Happened To The Crimson Corsair?

In case anyone missed Taylor Ramsey's interview the other day, Len Wein talked about exactly what happened with the Before Watchmen Epilogue that DC Comics withdrew from their schedules, but also the reasons he left the Crimson Corsair back up strip intended to run through the back of all the Before Watchmen comics but in[...]

Talking To Len Wein About His Career His Legacy And Before Watchmen

Talking To Len Wein About His Career, His Legacy And Before Watchmen

This is not an easy thing to do as Wein has been in the industry for four decades and has been the subject of renewed interest in recent months, having made a major contribution to DC’s Before Watchmen comics, writing Ozymandias and Crimson Corsair.After we got comfy at his table in Artist’s Alley, we began[...]

ECCC: Jae Lee And Before Watchmen In The Marvel Style

ECCC: Jae Lee And Before Watchmen In The Marvel Style

Gavin Lees writes;Jae Lee made a rare convention appearance at this year’s Emerald City Comicon, so I took the opportunity to speak to him about his work on the controversial Before Watchmen series, and what he has planned for the upcoming Superman and Batman series for DC.  Jae graciously answered my questions while entertaining a[...]

An Upside Down Manhattan

An Upside Down Manhattan

Retailers have been warned that Before Watchmen: Doctor Manhattan #4 will feature several pages "printed upside down" but that "This is part of the storytelling, and should not be considered an error."Probably goes for consumers as well...Retailers have been warned that Before Watchmen: Doctor Manhattan #4 will feature several pages "printed upside down" but[...]

Rewatching The Watchmen &#8211 Tuesday Trending Topics

Rewatching The Watchmen – Tuesday Trending Topics

Watchmen -- before, during and after, all in one blog post: Tomorrow, DC Comics published Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara Kesel also editing the book for periods of time Because Wein resigned over the ending. Most-Read[...]

Len Wein The Outer Limits And Rewriting Watchmen

Len Wein, The Outer Limits And Rewriting Watchmen

Tomorrow, DC Comics publish Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 by Len Wein and Jae Lee Wein was one of the three editors of the original Watchmen, with Dick Giordano and Barbara Kesel also editing the book for periods of time Because Wein resigned over the ending.Len Wein has spoken out about his unhappiness over it in[...]

Top 100 Comics For December 2012

Top 100 Comics For December 2012

Apparently we shouldn't have counted Before Watchmen Comedian or But basically it is as it was last week.. but do notice Boom's first entry with their own original comics into the top 100 with Deathmatch, Image's bedding down Walking Dead in the top 30 and Saga fiding a spot in the top sixty alongside My Little[...]

The Bleeding Cool Poll Results For The End Of 2012

The Bleeding Cool Poll Results For The End Of 2012

if congratulations are appropriate.Crassly Commercial Comics Event Of 2012: Before WatchmenRunners Up, Avengers Vs X-Men (following close behind) and Marvel NOW (well behind)Favourite Comic Creator Argy Bargy Of 2012: Scott Snyder And Rob LiefeldRunners Up, both well behind, Chris Roberson And DC Comics and Alan Moore And Grant Morrison Again.Maddest Moment Of 2012: Firing Of[...]

Cammys Covers &#8211 From Adventure Time to Avengers Arena

Cammy's Covers – From Adventure Time to Avengers Arena

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding CoolBefore Watchmen: Dr Manhattan #3 (Variant) by Neal AdamsChoosing this cover came to be a surprise for me While I appreciate the contributions Neal Adams has made to the comics medium, his style in recent years has been pretty hit-or-miss for me (i.e Batman: Odyssey) That being said, he’s totally[...]


Cammys Covers &#8211 From Adventure Time to Uncanny Avengers

Cammy's Covers – From Adventure Time to Uncanny Avengers

It’s simple, adorable, and Harrison’s tip of the hat to Miyazaki is well played.  Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #4 (Variant) by Bruce TimmI swooned so hard when I saw this cover Who isn’t a fan of Bruce Timm?? He just knows how to illustrate women, and his specialty is gorgeous crime fighters[...]

BC Mag #1: V2 Vendetta

BC Mag #1: V2 Vendetta

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston.Before Watchmen Sandman Zero DC Comics is going back to the past, revisiting the holy of holies to uncover new riches With or without the original creators But after these two monuments, what could be next? Well I’ve been sent a rather spurious document that may shed some light[...]

The Insult That Man A Man Out Of Moloch

The Insult That Man A Man Out Of Moloch

Before Watchmen: Moloch #1 is out today from Joe Michael Straczynski and Eduardo Risso, telling the story of Watchmen's Moloch, from child freak to magician to mobster But it reminded me of something else.. remember this? Well, it's not too far from what happened to Moloch We start with an insult, though in this case, it's[...]

DC Announces Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill by Len Wein and Steve Rude

DC Announces Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill by Len Wein and Steve Rude

We are getting seriously close to Before Watchmen: Multi-Legged Chicken Waitress here...DC Comics have announced a new Before Watchmen comic concentrated on Dollar Bill, the bank-sponsored superhero of the Minutemen, who died during a bank robbery when his cape was caught in a revolving door.Did I just spoil the end?MTV reports the comic will be[...]