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Death Metal and Future State Top The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Death Metal and Future State Top The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Though thanks to DC, Tuesday Titans too.  If any other retailers would like to report their top sellers, please contact richjohnston@bleedingcool.com. Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List of the week [caption id="attachment_1315869" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Greg Capullo[/caption]DC Comics' Death Metal and DC Future State dominate the top ten, but Spider-Man, Star Wars and Donny Cates Thor, Venom[...]

Spawn Is Not In Crossover #3 But We Know Who Is (Spoilers)

Spawn Is Not In Crossover #3 But We Know Who Is (Spoilers)

Spawn appears on the cover of Crossover #3 by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw But he does not appear inside the cover of this metatextual continuity-based creator-owned comic published by Image Comics tomorrow But other folks do.I'm not going to spoil the final page here, but it features a character who Bleeding Cool had previously[...]

Crossover #3 Spawn Todd McFarlane Cover Has Hidden Secret Variants

Crossover #3 Spawn Todd McFarlane Cover Has Hidden Secret Variants

out in a week. CROSSOVER #3 CVR A SHAW IMAGE COMICS NOV200144 (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Geoff Shaw, Dee Cunniffe, John J Hill "KIDS LOVE CHAINS," Part Three-Monsters and robots falling from the sky! Mysterious (and familiar??) superheroes joining our intrepid gang on their journey to event ground zero! CROSSOVER continues with the series' most explosive and shocking issue to[...]

Keanu Reeves BRZRKR Written By Donny Cates On Earth-2

Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR Written By Donny Cates On Earth-2

But this version of BRZRKR looked quite different from the series retailers and fans are looking forward to in February in our reality.We have reason to believe the BRZRKR of Earth-2 would have been co-written by Donny Cates (who in this reality was also the Marketing guy at Image Comics) Cates himself posted a photo[...]

You Have 20 Pages Of Superhero Comics&#8230

You Have 20 Pages Of Superhero Comics…

you have 20 pages of superhero comic - you don't wanna waste 3 of them on the exact same face over and over again."[caption id="attachment_1315475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Marvel[/caption]This concerned the first pages of the comic book Venom #25 by Donny Cates and Mark Bagley, which was actually a 30-page story with a 10-page back-up[...]

The Donny Cates Comic You May Have Forgotten About

The Donny Cates Comic You May Have Forgotten About

Donny Cates is pretty much the hottest writer in comics right now, and with good reason He has an uncanny ability to create wonderful moments out of both big and small events and can write the hell out of an action scene But one thing he can write a little better than that is a[...]

King In Black #2 Recruits The Best Of Whats Left Of Marvel Comics

King In Black #2 Recruits The Best Of What's Left Of Marvel Comics

Today's King In Black #2 suggests that this might not entirely be a bad thing, as everyone gets symbiotes under the thrall of Knull, whether they want them or not.[caption id="attachment_1313670" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Marvel[/caption]As King In Black sees Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman take a run around the remains of Marvel[...]

Marvel Previews King In Black And Its Many Spin-Offs

Marvel Previews King In Black And Its Many Spin-Offs

Last week saw Marvel Comics publish a big King In Black preview in print - but for those of you locked down, here's a look at some of the art from upcoming issues of The King In Black main event as well as the spin-off issues and where it's all from.KING IN BLACK #2 (OF[...]

Grant Morrison Tells Origin Of Donny Cates &#038 Ian Bedermans Atomahawk

Grant Morrison Tells Origin Of Donny Cates & Ian Bederman's Atomahawk

Ian Bederman is an old friend and creative colleague of Donny Cates They worked on the tattoo-influenced Atomhawk comic book together, initially from Heavy Metal Magazine and then published by Image Comics Recently, Bederman created variant covers and promotional temporary tattoos for Cates' King In Black event for Marvel Bederman is also running a Kickstarter[...]

Crossover #2 Teases Spawn For Crossover #3

Crossover #2 Teases Spawn For Crossover #3

Yesterday saw the publication of Crossover #2, the new comic book by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw We'vemnetioned how orders for the upcoming Crossover #3 are double those of #2, anticipating appearance of Spawn within the pages as well as on the promoted cover by Todd McFarlane Well, Crossover #2 seems to have made that[...]

Crossover #3 by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw Has Almost 100000 Orders

Crossover #3 by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw Has Almost 100,000 Orders

That's the issue 2 that's out today.This is better than an early sellout folks, this means that not only is Donny Cates’ and Geoff Shaw’s new superhero series the talk of the town — but its money in the bank in retailers’ eyes.[caption id="attachment_1307129" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Crossover #3 by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw Has[...]

The Death (And Mispelling) Of Brian K Vaughan In Crossover #2

The Death (And Mispelling) Of Brian K Vaughan In Crossover #2

Last night we ran the story that Todd McFarlane and Spawn were coming to Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw's Crossover #3 from Image Comics (as well as Mike Allred's Madman) We now have the covers as proof.But does Todd McFarlane really want to get close to Crossover? Because we also have the first few pages[...]

Todd McFarlane Comes to Donny Cates and Geoff Shaws Crossover

Todd McFarlane Comes to Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw's Crossover

Donny Cates recently tweeted the following "RETAILERS!!! Hey You know I don’t bullshit about this stuff So please believe me when I tell you that issues THREE and ESPECIALLY issue SIX of CROSSOVER are going to be BIG Like....really big Crazy big Order accordingly They will sell out."Might there be a special visitor or two?[...]

Daredevil #25 Is The Status Quo Going Forward &#8211 But What About Thor

Daredevil #25 Is The Status Quo Going Forward – But What About Thor?

The repeated mention of the absence of Thor in both The King In Black #1 and in Thor #10 both written by Donny Cates suggests how else this is plugged into the rest of the Marvel Universe though,[caption id="attachment_1304250" align="aligncenter" width="555"] Nic Klein artwork from Thor #10.[/caption]With the newly transformed Donald Blake keeping Thor well[...]

Symbiotes Make Quite The Mess In The King In Black (Spoilers)

Symbiotes Make Quite The Mess In The King In Black (Spoilers)

the release of Marvel Comics' new big event that has been built up for some time, and spearhead by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman And it's one that spans across the Marvel Universe, as mentioned in our review of the first leaked issue.https://twitter.com/ChuckMetcalf83/status/1331859822866821120I noticed But today's King In Black also encompasses Atlantis Attacks #5 and[...]

From Knull To Now &#8211 The Timeline Of Marvel Comics King In Black

From Knull To Now – The Timeline Of Marvel Comics' King In Black

Today sees the publication of The King In Black #1 from Marvel Comics. But what came before@? Well they include a very handy timeline…, PRE-CREATION Knull forges the Necrosword and begins the experiments that would eventually become the symbiote species and its offshoots. (VENOM #1-6, SILVER SURFER: BLACK) 100,000 YEARS AGO Knull dispatches the dragon […]

The Bleeding Cool Review: The King In Black #1 by Cates and Stegman

The Bleeding Cool Review: The King In Black #1 by Cates and Stegman

Next month sees the publication of The King In Black, the new event series by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman from Marvel Comics that follows up on their work on Venom and the previous event, Absolute Carnage King In Black #1 is published this Wednesday But last week, in a blip, Marvel Unlimited published the[...]

Will Donny Cates Take Out X-Writer Jealousy on X-Men in King in Black

Will Donny Cates Take Out X-Writer Jealousy on X-Men in King in Black?

Global entertainment superstar and self-proclaimed Bad Boy of Comics, Donny Cates, took to Twitter recently to express jealousy over Wolverine and X-Force writer Benjamin Percy receiving a cheap plastic sword pen from Marvel following the conclusion of the X of Swords crossover event But will this jealousy build into a seething rage that sees Cates[...]

Donny Cates Beats Joe Biden In Advance Reorders

Donny Cates Beats Joe Biden In Advance Reorders

It must be good to be Donny Cates right now, as interest and advance reorders boom over Crossover and King In Black And the industry seem to have responded well to the Biden/Harris Savage Dragon as well Well, slightly more than half of them have, anyway.[caption id="attachment_1291996" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Donny Cates Beats Joe Biden In[...]

Crossover #1 Review: A Comic Book About Comic Books

Crossover #1 Review: A Comic Book About Comic Books

It feels like just yesterday that writer Donny Cates, artist Geoff Shaw, colorist Dee Cunniffe, and letterer John J Hill made big promises at what felt like an alternate reality SDCC for their new book, Crossover. Crossover, which tells the story of an epic comics crossover event bleeding over into the real world, was one of the most intriguing announcements of the[...]