Chris Thompson Archives

Chris Thompson Leaves Hero Collector & Eaglemoss to be Freelance PR
There seem to have been a lot of comings and goings in the industry of late and the latest one to cross my desk is Chris Thompson, who recently left Eaglemoss after three years of establishing their Hero Collector range of licensed collectables. Photo of and from Chris Thompson Aside from being a former contributor and one[...]
ComicBooks For Kids Launches In The United Kingdom
When the distributors, publishers and retailers joined us we knew that we could indeed support these kids on behalf of this incredible industry". To help launch the UK arm of the charity, Weiss turned to co-directors Will O'Mullane and Chris Thompson, who are veterans of the UK comics and pop culture scene – and indeed, Bleeding[...]
Tribeca TV Festival: Pagan Peak is On Point, Patricia Moore has Bite, Deadwax Skips a Beat (REVIEW)
This years selections included: Shudder's Deadwax, from Graham Reznick and Peter Phok; Pagan Peak, from Cyrill Boss and Philipp Stennert; and Blackpills' Patricia Moore, from Blake Fraser and Chris Thompson. Here's a look at our thoughts on the three pilots, followed an overview of the projects: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: TTVF: 'Pagan Peak' is[...]
The World's Best Comics: Statix Press at SDCC 2018
They are a publishing house that is bringing the comics of the world to America! We got to see their exclusive panel where they joined with others to talk about their wide world of publishing inside and outside of the states. Heidi Macdonald, a writer for The Beat, moderated a panel of professionals, including: Terence Irvins,[...]
#OrbitalComicsWorldTour2015 – The Road To SDCC!
By Chris Thompson The Orbital Comics World Tour begins here! Along the aerial pathway that leads to San Diego, adventure is to be had at every turn, and many fantastic characters to be met along the way Join Orbital Comics staff members Chris Thompson, James Wilson and Liz Jordan (me) as we journey to the Big Kahuna[...]
Here Are All The SDCC 2015 Panels For The Wednesday And Thursday
Bleeding Cool's Chris Thompson and Hannah Means-Shannon are on a panel asking how to get your comic book news reported – and then Hannah and I are on a panel about How The Internet Ruined My Life Well, not mine, Although now you come to mention it.. So what are you going to want to look[...]
Catching Up With DICE Via The 2DCast Featuring Kim Brosnan, Michael Carroll, Daryl Shaw, Lucy Shaw, Chris Thompson And Chris O'Hallorhan
Our own Pop Culture Hound Chris Thompson drew our attention to the fact that the 2DCast produced a massive podcast out of D.I.C.E featuring a host of guests, himself included, and we thought we'd bring it to BC for your listening pleasure. [audio:] They say: In this episode we look back with fondness over this past weekends Dublin[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Gerry Duggan Of Deadpool, Hulk, And More In A Pub
By Chris Thompson [audio:] After last week's slightly different Episode 101 with the amazing Greg Ruth (which you can still listen to here), this time around I'm back – in the pub – with writer Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova, Hulk, The Infinite Horizon). Listen as Gerry & I enjoy beer, peanuts & the obligatory pork scratchings; while discussing how he got[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Dave Gibbons And Herb Trimpe In Malta
Chris Thompson writes; [audio:] This week I take a look back at the absolutely amazing Malta Comic-Con I've recently returned from – then Taylor & I discuss some of the gems found there, including Sean Azzopardi's latest release Same Day Return. We also present a very special panel I conducted with comics industry legends Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Secret[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Marvel NOW! and Ryan Ferrier
Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool… just before he heads off to Malta! [audio:] Taylor and I have mixed views about this week's Marvel Now! books, and find we don't see eye-to-eye with Daniel Way's Thunderbolts #1 or Jonathan Hickman's much-anticipated Avengers #1. Taylor also chats with Ryan Ferrier (Tiger Lawyer and Challenger Comics) about his career thus[...]
Pop Culture Hounding – Marvel Now, Si Spurrier And Madefire
by Chris Thompson [audio:] It's the first really big week for Marvel Now! and that means not one, not two, but FIVE new books to look at … This week we investigate Avengers Assemble #9, Fantastic Four #1, Thor: God Of Thunder #1, All-New X-Men #1, and X-Men: Legacy #1 – and present another TWO interviews[...]
Lying In The Gutters – 16th July 2012 – That Was The San Diego Comic Con That Was
Comic-Con Footage Reel From Neill Blomkamp's Elysium Was Truly, Shockingly Impressive Thanks to Pinguino, Grace Randolph, Raymond Brown, Kate Kotler, Peter S Svensson, Jen Aprahamian, Louis Falcetti, Keysha Couzens, Will Romine, Skip Harvey, Shawn Schillberg, Joe Salas, Joe Orlando, Joseph Stone, Mark Bourne, Alex Wilson, Chris Thompson, Dean Butters, Keysha Couzens, Al Tremaine and  Jesse James[...]