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Gossip: Big Writer Changes at DC Comics For 2021

Gossip: Big Writer Changes at DC Comics For 2021

DC Comics' December solicitations note that Brian Bendis' runs on Superman and Action Comics are ending in December - and this was after statements Brian Bendis made in June saying he would be staying on the Superman titles at DC "for a looooooong time."Grant Morrison's run on Green Lantern was truncated, then, extended, but he[...]

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

This suggests an end to the much-promoted Brian Bendis Superman run that began over two years ago and which he has signified may be coming to an end at some point The run included moments such as the ageing of Jonathan Kent to an older teenager, the final fate of Jor-El, the real reasons for[...]

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along &#8211 Superman #25 (Spoilers)

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along – Superman #25 (Spoilers)

With infinite complacency men went to and fro over this globe about their little affairs, serene in their assurance of their empire over matter."In recent issues of Brian Bendis, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado's Superman, we have seen Superman get a little too big for his spandex Stepping forward to rep[resent Earth in the fledgeling[...]

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority Action Comics Spoilers

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority? Action Comics Spoilers

But back in June, Bleeding Cool reported that we had heard talk that Brian Bendis was setting the Superman books up to have Clark Kent, Superman, lead a new version of The Authority - the superteam created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch for DC/Wildstorm towards the end of the last century.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="563"][...]

Happy Birthday Brian Bendis &#8211 The Daily LITG 18th August 2020

Happy Birthday Brian Bendis – The Daily LITG 18th August 2020

The world can seem like a terrible and strange place sometimes, but at Bleeding Cool you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies and more- and give Brian Bendis your fondest birthday wishes The Daily Lying In The Gutters, remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead[...]

Jonathan Kents 5G Future &#8211 Mon-El As Well Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Jonathan Kent's 5G Future – Mon-El As Well? Legion Of Super-Heroes #7

Today sees the release of Legion Of Super-Heroes #7 by Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook and this is the most Bendisy issue Brian has written for DC Comics yet. By which, I am slightly mean, and refer to what used to be a far more common trope of his, having superheroes whop could tear […]

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis had a lot to say about new Superman villain Synmar, being introduced in Superman #25 out in September."We thought, you know, we have a Superman #25, it's a big double sized anniversary issue What a grand opportunity to put the new toy in the Superman toy box and create a villain We thought[...]

Lois Lane Superman and Bart Allen on Being a DC Comics Character

Lois Lane, Superman and Bart Allen on Being a DC Comics Character

There's a lot of it in DC Comics today, mostly in the Brian Bendis and Bendis-adjacent books - but I wasn't expecting Lois Lane to be the one to provide these realisations as heartbreaking and even uplifting allegories for our times Let's dive in... a few spoilers below.Young Justice (written by Bendis with David F[...]

Tom King Tells Fox News You Can Say Truth Justice &#038 The American Way

Tom King Tells Fox News You Can Say Truth, Justice & The American Way

I believe in the American Way.” While the current writer of the Superman and Action Comics books for DC Comics, Brian Bendis, began his run two years ago, telling the New York Times,“When you strip everything away on Superman you’re basically stripping away all the ridiculous stuff and getting to the real truths[...]

More Gossip on Superman Joining The Authority &#8211 Maybe

More Gossip on Superman Joining The Authority – Maybe

Some folk suggested that current Superman writer Brian Bendis might benefit from reading it, I would suggest that he most definitely has.We have seen Marvel gain great success with House Of X giving us a Charles Xavier seemingly going against all his principles Might we have similar to Superman, especially if a world and its[...]

Where In The World is Event Leviathan Checkmate by Bendis and Maleev

Where In The World is Event Leviathan Checkmate by Bendis and Maleev?

Event Leviathan: Checkmate was a planned sequel to Event Leviathan by the same creative team, Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev Then a certain pandemic hit Now retailers have been informed that the sequel series has been indefinitely postponed and that it will be "will be rescheduled to align with upcoming DC Universe storylines."Not sure what[...]

Superman Gets A Promotion in Superman #22 (Spoilers)

Superman Gets A Promotion in Superman #22 (Spoilers)

Superman #22 by Brian Bendis, Kevin Maguire, Alex Sinclair and Dave Sharpe from DC Comics out today or tomorrow, has a moment that may be familiar But only to those who have followed Bendis work from company to company - and were reading it a couple of decades ago Remember this?[caption id="attachment_1222327" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman[...]

Miles Morales Spider-Man 1st Appearance Ultimate Fallout #4 on eBay

Miles Morales Spider-Man 1st Appearance Ultimate Fallout #4 on eBay

That sold for a whopping $4700 and a suggestion that similar copies, maybe one signed by Brian Bendis as well, could top $5000 any day now An unsigned CGC 9.8 edition sold for $4150 While a raw unslabbed unsigned copy sold for $1600, still a massive sum.As for the standard cover of Ultimate Fallout #4, a[...]

Brian Bendis Leaving Superman Is Sooooo Far Away

Brian Bendis Leaving Superman Is "Sooooo Far Away"

Don't worry, Bendis-Superman fans, Brian Bendis isn't going anywhere anytime soon He joined DC Comics in 2018, taking over the Superman books from Action Comics #1000, introduced characters like Rogol Zaar and Red Cloud as well as the Metropolis Invisible Mafia, dealt with Jor-El returning to life, brought Ma and Pa Kent back to life,[...]

Creator Auctions to Raise Money For Comic Stores #Creators4Comics

Creator Auctions to Raise Money For Comic Stores #Creators4Comics

Comic book creators Kami Garcia, Brian Michael Bendis, Gwenda Bond, Sam Humphries and Phil Jimenez are behind #Creators4Comics. It's a new fundraising initiative to benefit comic book stores, via the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC). Any creator can participate, they can run their own individual auctions by tweeting under the hashtag #Creators4Comics. They will offer […]

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G Crisis Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Brian Bendis Sets Up 5G, Crisis, Doomsday Clock in Legion #5 (Spoilers)

Including it seems, today's Legion Of Super-Heroes #5 by Brian Bendis and Ryan Sook Now, those keen readers of Bleeding Cool's coverage of 5G and the then-planned new DC Timeline, will remember that this included the likes of Bruce Wayne being replaced as Batman by Luke Foz, Barry Allen being replaced as The Flash by[...]

The Powers That Be&#8230 Late &#8211 and Other DC Comics Slippages

The Powers That Be… Late – and Other DC Comics Slippages

And Far Sector #6 has slipped from the 22nd of April to the 28th/ These are the kind of delays usually ignored by Bleeding Cool but they put the rest into some kind of context.Birds of Prey #1 by Azzarello and Lupacciano continues to slip, a full three months now from the 29th of January[...]

Welcome To Leviathan Country (Leviathan Dawn #1 Spoilers)

Welcome To Leviathan Country (Leviathan Dawn #1 Spoilers)

it is rather Krakoan isit it? And this is from DC Comics who were down with posting the following, with the approval of Brian Bendis...pic.twitter.com/t39Y9rjXdW — DC Nation (@thedcnation) November 6, 2019'Krakoa Stole Our Font? Yeah, but you stole their country.. of course, maybe that's Leviathan working us, and making you think that.Sorry Damien, I prefer[...]

Why Does Steve Trevor Remember the New 52 Wonder Woman Not the Rebirth One

Why Does Steve Trevor Remember the New 52 Wonder Woman, Not the Rebirth One?

Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev are returning to the events of Event Leviathan in Leviathan Dawn this week. The preview includes a scene in which the captured Steve Trevor thinks about Wonder Woman. But rather than think of the current canon version of Wonder Woman from Rebirth by Greg Rucka, Liam Sharp and Nicola […]