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Help 32 Year Old Atlas Comics in Chicago Get Cool Vintage Books

Help 32 Year Old Atlas Comics in Chicago, Get Cool Vintage Books!

For 32 years, Atlas Comics has served comic fans in the Chicago, IL, northwest area Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, Atlas Comics has been closed since March 20th and has only been allowed to resume curbside pickup at the time of this publication Atlas Comics is one of the rare comic shops that[...]



When Bleeding Cool Spoke to Rod Blagojevich at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

When Bleeding Cool Spoke to Rod Blagojevich at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

In 2010, Bleeding Cool went to Wizard World Chicago Who, amidst the wrestlers, cosplayers and William Shatners, was a very unusual guest One Rod Blagojevich, who had been charged with misleading investigators looking into charges that he tried to sell Obama's vacated senate seat for personal profit But Chicago loved their ex-governor Rod Blagojevich and[...]

Fargo: Noah Hawley Offers Updates on Season 4 Production Scripts

"Fargo": Noah Hawley Offers Updates on Season 4 Production, Scripts

With production on FX Network's Fargo set to begin on October 15 in Chicago, writer-director Noah Hawley is offering an update on the Chris Rock-starring fourth season of the Emmy award-winning anthology series During an interview with Collider in support of feature film Lucy in the Sky, Hawley was asked about the scope of the[...]

Fargo Season 4: Glynn Turman Joins Chris Rock for FX Series Return

"Fargo" Season 4: Glynn Turman Joins Chris Rock for FX Series' Return

Less than a month after Chairman of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf announced at the network's Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event that production on Fargo season 4 was set to begin this fall in Chicago, we're learning the name of a new member of the cast who will be joining them[...]

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago is asking fans to bring child-appropriate graphic novels, comics, science fiction books, or any other similar reading materials to the show, being held on August 22nd to the 25th at Donald E Stephens Convention Center Center. All donations will be handed to ComicBooks For Kids!, an organisation that collects and donates comic book reading[...]


Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Confirmed For Chicago Return in June

Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Confirmed For Chicago Return in June

Niantic officially announced this week that Pokémon GO Fest 2019 was officially returning to Chicago in Grant Park from June 13th-16th While the company didn't give major details behind the events, it did list off some activities that would be taking place, which we have for you below The Chicago event will be the kickoff[...]

BREAKING: Charges Against Empire Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

BREAKING: Charges Against 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

In a move that has already set social media aflame once again, Chicago prosecutors have dropped all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett Arrving to a Chicago courtroom early Tuesday morning for an emergency meeting, after which it was learned that all 16 felony counts were being dropped and that his "record has been wiped[...]

Empire EPs Remove Jussie Smolletts Character from Final Season 5 Eps

'Empire' EPs Remove Jussie Smollett's Character from Final Season 5 Eps

During the hearing, a series of texts between the actor/singer and siblings Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo showing how the "attack" was planned were read aloud: from arranging funds for supplies to making sure MAGA chants were part of the staged assault.Smollett's legal team released the following statement yesterday after the Chicago PD's press conference and biond hearing: “Mr[...]

Chicago PD: Dissatisfied with His Salary Empires Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Trump Responds

Chicago PD: "Dissatisfied with His Salary," Empire's Jussie Smollett Staged Attack; Trump Responds

According to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Empire star Jussie Smollett staged his own "assault" because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” and looking for better positioning on the FOX drama series During a Thursday morning press conference, Johnson also revealed that Smollett paid brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo $3,500 (by check) to particpate in the fake[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Arrested Bail Hearing Expected Thursday

'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Arrested; Bail Hearing Expected Thursday

Empire star Jussie Smollett is under arrest and currently in the custody of of Chicago police detectives, with Chicago PD Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi confirming the actor/singer's arrest Thursday morning The arrest comes less than 12 hours after Smollett was formally charged with federal disorderly conduct for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony).”[caption id="attachment_980669" align="alignnone" width="1296"] EMPIRE: Pictured L-R:[...]

Empires Jussie Smollett Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge for Filing False Police Report

Empire's Jussie Smollett Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge for Filing False Police Report

Only hours after Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi announced that Empire star Jussie Smollett had been “officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation” for allegedly “filing a false police report (Class 4 felony),” the actor/singer has been formally charged with federal disorderly conduct This legal turn of events comes on the[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Classified as a Suspect in Attack Investigation: Chicago PD

'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett "Classified as a Suspect" in Attack Investigation: Chicago PD

Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to announce that Empire star Jussie Smollett has been "officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation" for allegedly "filing a false police report (Class 4 felony)." The Chicago PD also stated that investigating detectives were in the process of "presenting evidence[...]

Jussie Smolletts Attorneys: Actor Angered and Devastated Over Recent Reports

Jussie Smollett's Attorneys: Actor "Angered and Devastated" Over Recent Reports

Responding to CNN reporting late Saturday night from that actor/singer Jussie Smollett either arranged or played a planning role in his assault and was now the focus of Chicago Police's investigation, the Empire star's defense lawyers Todd S Pugh and Victor P Henderson pushed back on behalf of their client with the following statement:[caption id="attachment_980669"[...]

REPORT: Citing New Evidence Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Planned Attack [UPDATE]

REPORT: Citing "New Evidence," Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Planned Attack [UPDATE]

***UPDATE*** Chicago PD has released a statement: “We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation We’ve reached out to the ‘Empire’ cast member’s attorney to request a follow-up interview.” Law enforcement reached out to Smollett's lawyers during the[...]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Statement: Thanks Beautiful People Pushes Back on Inaccuracies

'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Statement: Thanks "Beautiful People," Pushes Back on "Inaccuracies"

Less than 48 hours after the actor/singer was hopitalized following an assault in Chicago that law enforcement has described as a “possible hate crime,” Empire star Jussie Smollett released a statement exclusively to ESSENCE, thanking the "beautiful people" for their support and assuring fans that he is currently recovering.[caption id="attachment_980668" align="alignnone" width="1800"] FOX[/caption] “Let me start by saying[...]

Jussie Smolletts Family: Attacks Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism CPD Release Persons of Interest Images

Jussie Smollett's Family: Attacks "Inhumane Acts of Domestic Terrorism"; CPD Release "Persons of Interest" Images

Less than 48 hours after Empire star Jussie Smollett was hopitalized following an assault in Chicago that law enforcement is describing as a "possible hate crime," the Smollett family and Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell have released a statement condemning the attack, the perpetrators, and similar hate crimes (see below).The Chicago Police Department confirmed that in the early hours of January[...]