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Scoop Rumour And Wrong Of The Year &#8211 The 14th Annual Rumour Awards

Scoop, Rumour And Wrong Of The Year – The 14th Annual Rumour Awards

Rumour Of The Year it may never be officially approved. But you know it's true. Or at least it should be true. This year we told you that the planned Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot was set in the nineteen twenties, with sequels to take the story to World War II and then to the […]

Swiping And Biting The Hand Of The Year &#8211 The 14th Annual Rumour Awards

Swiping And Biting The Hand Of The Year – The 14th Annual Rumour Awards

So who did most to attack their own employers, co-creators, retailers or readers in comic books this year? Biting The Hand That Feeds You Of The Year Well, there was cosplay wars. Whether Pat Broderick or Denise Dorman – the many headlines their posts generated seemed to start from those two articles, as cosplayers were described […]

Could Time Runs Out Quarantine The Fantastic Four And X-Men

Could Time Runs Out 'Quarantine' The Fantastic Four And X-Men?

Of late, Brian Bendis has given us two specific plot points that seem to contradict what has been dubbed the Marvel Rolling Continuity, set in place since the seventies, to keep characters from ageing too much. That the Marvel Universe started around ten to fifteen years ago and that will always be the case, real […]

Todays Fantastic Four Adds To The Legend Of Isaac Perlmutter

Today's Fantastic Four Adds To The Legend Of Isaac Perlmutter

Okay so I know I'm reading far too much into it. But reading today's Fantastic Four, I couldn't fail to be struck by the panels below. Because, as Marvel staffers informed me earlier in the year, billionaire and Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter was behind the decision to cancel the Fantastic Four comic, out of his […]

Social Media Reacts To&#8230 The Cancelling Of The Fantastic Four

Social Media Reacts To… The Cancelling Of The Fantastic Four

So, yes, on Sunday we ran a story about the Fantastic Four comic book being cancelled by Marvel next year. Response was swift online. The #SaveFF hashtag adopted for those who wanted to save the TV show Flash Forward was pulled back onto the frontline. @Marvel #SaveFF http://t.co/TXISIABsGB — Chris Freeland (@Shriekin_Killah) October 5, 2014 […]


Tom Brevoort Semi-Confirms Reduction In Prominence Of X-Men At Marvel

Tom Brevoort Semi-Confirms Reduction In Prominence Of X-Men At Marvel

Marvel's Tom Brevoort continues to answer questions from the good, the bad and the ugly. And there's one he's been dancing around for a while. But now he has come the closest to answering it. When asked, "Why isn't there any X-Men cartoons? Why wasn't there any licensing for DOFP. WHY isn't there Goldball toys or […]

Rumour Smackdown: Marvel Not To Cancel X-Men As Far As I Can Ascertain (UPDATE)

Rumour Smackdown: Marvel Not To Cancel X-Men As Far As I Can Ascertain (UPDATE)

There are different levels of rumour we run at Bleeding Cool. Take the Karen Berger story that just ran this morning. That came from informed New York publishing sources who corroborated each other independently. As rumour provenance goes, it's as good as it gets without anyone actually confirming it. But it still could be 100% […]

The Fantastic Four At Marvel In 2015 &#8211 But How

The Fantastic Four At Marvel In 2015 – But How?

So, you may have read on Bleeding Cool, that Marvel sources told us that Marvel would be pulling the Fantastic Four title from the schedules for the duration of the promotion of Fox's Fantastic Four movie, as a result of Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter's dissatisfaction with the Fox Studios situation, regarding the property. We may […]


Dissecting Tom Brevoort On The Future Of The Fantastic Four

Dissecting Tom Brevoort On The Future Of The Fantastic Four

Marvel Vice President – Publishing Tom Brevoort has again taken to Tumblr to address the rumours regarding the future of the Fantastic Four comic, with viriulent rumours that Marvel will cancel the series while the promotion for the movie takes place, due to CEO Ike Perlmutter not wanting to give Fox any extra promotional bump, […]

Fantastic Four Skinned

Fantastic Four Skinned

So we ran a story and a follow-up about plans at Marvel to put the Fantastic Four comics in hiatus for the duration of the Fox movie production, publicity and release. It was instantly dismissed by all and sundry, until the more staid and conservative CBR – whose News Editor also moonlights writing PR features […]

Artists Given Specific Instructions Not To Use Fantastic Four Characters (UPDATE)

Artists Given Specific Instructions Not To Use Fantastic Four Characters (UPDATE)

evrlvnbluidthng Apologies for giving BleedingCool an amount of credence even equal to the weight of a single electron, but please start my heart again and tell me that Marvel isn't cancelling "Ultimate FF" and "Fantastic Four" to snub Fox or for any other reason. It is amazing how many of you guys asked some version of […]

Reboots Guardians And No More Mutants

Reboots, Guardians And No More Mutants

Marvel's Tom Brevoort gave a wonderful non-answer on Tumblr, being asked, rich johnston and the retailers are threatening with a reboot agin!! Say it isn't true? Answering, Rich and the retailers are free to reboot themselves however many times they choose to. Very sweet. Marvel definitely intended to tease the possibility of a reboot, whether […]