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Many Endings Of Uncanny X-Men #137 by Chris Claremont and John Byrne

Uncanny X-Men #137 is well known for featuring the Death Of Jean Grey. The Dark Phoenix. And the moment that comic books grew up. The ending however, was new. Famously Jim Shooter wouldn't stand for Jean Grey, portrayed as possessed by a cosmic force, to get away with committing genocide in a previous issue. She […]

"The New Mutants": Another New TV Spot Shows Off Powers

"The New Mutants": Sequel Was to Star Antonio Banderas, Director Says

With The New Mutants finally seeing the light of day after two years of delays, director Josh Boone had major plans. Among them, a sequel would have starred Antonio Banderas. Prior to Disney's purchase of FOX, Boone meant for the film to expand to a trilogy. He spoke Entertainment Weekly about what he wanted to […]

A Brief Conversation with C.B. Cebulski

Chris Claremont Ongoing? A Brief Conversation with C.B. Cebulski at C2E2

While waiting for the Marvel Women of Panel to start, Marvel Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski came and sat in the front row between me and a writer from another website. I provided this information to my higher-ups at Bleeding Cool [Jude], who asked me to take advantage of the opportunity to ask when Chris […]


2019 Wolverine's Weiner X-Pick of the Year: Most Underutilized X-Men Writer

Each week in X-ual Healing, Bleeding Cool's weekly X-Men recap column, we choose the X-book which that week provided the most satisfying X-Men reading experience, filling one's belly like a juicy sausage grilled by a hairy Canadian with his adamantium claws on a hot Summer day. As we enter the new year of 2020, and […]

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: GOAT Comic Book Writer Chris Claremont

In the cutthroat world of comics "journalism," reporters can't just sit around and wait for the news to happen. We have to make the news happen, whatever the cost. And in an internet click economy that incentivizes quantity over quality, there's nothing more important than having a few good sources that are always good for […]

Here's Those God Loves, Man Kills Variant Covers by Marcos Martin

Here's Those God Loves, Man Kills Variant Covers by Marcos Martin

When Marvel released their full March solicitations yesterday, we noted that all of the X-books shipping in March except the ones that are launching that month would come with variant covers celebrating God Loves, Man Kills, the classic Marvel Graphic Novel by Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson. However, the solicits did not reveal the covers, […]


The Daily LITG, 24th November 2019

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Today is Local Comic Shop Day, so get out to your local comic shop and see what special goodies they have in store… The 10 most-read […]

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Still No Ongoing for Chris Claremont, Even Though Marvel Owes All Their Success to Him

Chris Claremont, writer of the X-Men from 1975-1991 and several times after that and greatest comic book writer of all time, is currently retained by Marvel Comics to remain exclusive to them. However, besides occasional one-shots and short stories in anthologies, Claremont is hardly used. The last time Claremont was given an ongoing series to […]



Slippery Cebulski Says We'll See More of Chris Claremont's Writing at Marvel Next Year

Slippery Cebulski Says We'll See More Claremont in 2020… But Not How Much

Chris Claremont sat down with Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski for the Marvel Fanfare panel at New York Comic Con. Bleeding Cool had ace reporter Jemal Flores on the scene, ready to strike with the most important in the history of comic book journalism: will Marvel let Chris Claremont write an ongoing series? It's a question […]

Chris Claremont Talking With Marvel About New X-Men Project with Salvador Larroca

Chris Claremont in Talks with Marvel About New X-Men Project with Salvador Larroca

Legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont was interviewed on Syfy Wire's NYCC livestream, and he dropped some major news. The interview began by discussing Claremont's return to New Mutants alongside Bill Sienkiewicz. "The New Mutants look brilliant," Claremont said when asked what he thinks of returning to the X-Men in the current era. "I can't speak […]

Will Marvel Announce a Chris Claremont X-Men Comic on Saturday?

Will Marvel Announce a Chris Claremont X-Men Comic on Saturday at NYCC?

For years, Marvel has paid legendary X-Men scribe Chris Claremont to remain Marvel exclusive, but since the end of 2014's Nightcrawler series, the House of Ideas hasn't had an idea for Claremont to write anything other than the occasional one-shot or short story in an anthology. Why would the biggest superhero comic book publisher in […]




New Youngblood Publisher Trolls Rob Liefeld on Twitter, Wants to Make Him Famous

Terrific Production LLC Wants Chris Claremont for New Youngblood, Jim Lee for DC Crossover

Bleeding Cool has been dutifully following and reporting on the ongoing Twitter exploits of Terrific Production LLC, the publisher owned by Andrew Rev which recently acquired the rights to Youngblood against the wishes of creator Rob Liefeld. Terrific has been looking to recruit comic book creators on Twitter, even offering to take young up-and-comers like Ryan Stegman and turn […]