QuakeCon 2020 Has Been Canceled Thanks To The Coronavirus

Bethesda's yearly QuakeCon gathering has officially been canceling, leaving this summer a bit more open. It's all thanks to the global coronavirus pandemic, which has already shuttered a number of other events throughout the year. Bethesda Softworks and id Software released a joint statement on the official QuakeCon Twitter account, explaining the thought process behind […]

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Katie Cook Teaches Kids To Draw At NYCC

Bleeding Cool contributor Rich Epstein was at NYCC 2017 checking out the annual Katie Cook event: New York Comic Con isn't just for adults — there's plenty for kids to do, as well. One of the more fun events every year is Katie Cook hosting a how-to session teaching youngsters how to draw some of […]

SDCC 2017: Saturday Schedule Is Now LIVE!

Another day, another announcement from Comic-Con International (SDCC) as the convention's Saturday, July 22 schedule of events and panels was just released: (COLOR CODES: BLUE (all other programming) / YELLOW-GOLD (Comic-Con International Film Festival)) For those looking for what's happening at the "big show" rooms, here's the line-up for Saturday in both Hall H… …and Ballroom 20: […]

In Secret Empire, Context Is Everything

Today's Free Comic Book Day release of Marvel's Secret Empire title adds a number of additions to the Secret Empire story that could address many of the concerns critics have had with some of the more troubling optics. Spoilers follow! . . . As we've mentioned before, the FCBD issue explains why Vision and Wanda Maximoff, […]

How To Do Secret Empire Without Offending Everyone

Okay, you guys, do I really need a preamble here? By now you all know about Secret Empire, and how it involves Hydra, who Marvel insist are not Nazis, despite them being led by several Nazis, working with the Nazis, running internment camps and the Far Eastern origins being retconned into their history after their […]

Axel Alonso Says Rotating Artists Way To Go For Big Events

One thing that is often a cause for much discussion among comic fans, retailers and publishers are events comics. And at the Marvel Retailer Summit, there was a great deal of frank discussion surrounding those concerns. It's only natural. Marvel has become an event churning machine in recent years, and 2017 alone is seeing about […]

Axis And Allies: Using The Enemies Strategy In Marvel's Secret Empire

We've discussed before about a big spoiler element of what comes in Secret Empire, the upcoming event from Marvel seeing the now revealed as a Hydra double agent Captain America take over the United States and place Hydra in power, previously when discussing the zero issue. We've also done a non-spoiler review of the issue […]

[SPOILERS] And The Winner Is…No One – IvX#6 Review

As Marvel announces it's FIFTH event today in Weapons of Mutant Destruction, one wonders if it's to take the place on the schedule of this event, Inhumans vs. X-Men, which came to an end today with it's sixth issue. (Marvel just really likes events, okay. Event, event, event. As one ends another starts or is […]

The Problem With Heroes Vs. Heroes

By Joe Glass Next week, Civil War II ends, thus ending yet another heroes vs. heroes line-wide mega-event. Of course, we already have Inhumans vs. X-Men to continue the superhero beating up on other superheroes trend. Aside the obvious fatigue that comes from near constant events pitting superheroes against each other, there is another fundamental […]

Custom Culinary Creations In Honor Of NYCC '15

In celebration of NYCC '15 a number of New York Eateries and Hot Spots have revealed limited time custom culinary creations. Serendipity 3, Eataly, Two Boots Pizza, No. 7 Sub and Courtyard by Marriott. Most of these events will take place between October 5-11. New York Super Week Card holders can enjoy discounts and incentives […]

Go See Alan Moore And Friends Sing For Just £8.80

Happening in Northampton next Wednesday. There are twenty tickets available right here for the name-changing Alan Moore, Grace Petrie and Robin Ince's Strange Worlds And Alluring Melodies at the NN Cafe on the 13th May at 7.30pm. The NN is a "contemporary art space in the centre of Northampton" who "work with artists at all stages of their […]

And Now – A New House Of M From Marvel For Next Year

Courtesy of IGN, another of the Summer Event teasers from Marvel… …following Civil War, Years Of Future Past, Age Of Ultron Vs Marvel Zombies and Planet Hulk, we have House Of M. Of course that also makes me think of this from NYCC. So, is The High Evolutionary going to remove their mutancy? Reveal he […]

And A Fifth Event From Marvel – Armor Wars

Could these now be the five weeks of a five-week weekly title from Marvel next summer? Civil War Age Of Ultron Vs Marvel Zombies Years Of Future Past Planet Hulk and now… Say, is that one of those Sentinel Iron Men that the Red Skull likes so much?  

Things To Do On The West Coast In October If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Can you believe it's October?! Where has the year gone? Are you ready for a month of scary movies and things that go bump in the night? Candy corn, trick-or-treat, costumes, telling ghost stories into the wee hours of the night? Here are some events in […]

Things To Do On The West Coast In August If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent A is for August and Anime! I cannot believe how many anime events are scheduled for the month of August. Have a look and make your plans. California StocktonCon looks to be the con to attend over the weekend of August 9 and 10. Danny Glover, […]

How To Sneak Preview Sandman Overture #2 Early, In San Francisco

This Saturday, the  Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will have special guest JH Williams III popping by to their Sandman exhibition for a presentation from 7pm to 9pm. This is the print of his work being made available exclusively to attendees. Tickets can be bought here. Including dinner with JH if you're feeling better. […]

Roving Reporter And Comic Writer Hits Seven Cons Bleeding Cool Style

Our own Bleeding Cool reporter B. Alex Thompson has committed to attending 7 cons this season, as well as promoting his professional comic book work and representing his small press publications. So seek him out and shake him down for information, comics, and tips on publishing, and when you do, take some selfies and send […]