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The Daily LITG, 30th May 2019 - Happy Birthday, Kevin Eastman

How Kevin Eastman Found Out He Was No Longer Publisher of Heavy Metal Magazine

Heavy Metal Magazine has named David Erwin as Publisher and Chief Creative Overlord. Formerly, David served as Hasbro's Transformers Creative Lead on their boys' properties including Micronauts, ROM, and more. Prior to Hasbro, he served as the Executive Creative Director of DC Comics for 16 years, building their portfolio of brands. And the plan is […]

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

Hannah Means-Shannon Returns to Heavy Metal Magazine

Hannah Means-Shannon was a longstanding contributor at Bleeding Cool and its editor-in-chief for two years. She then worked at Dark Horse Comics, was EIC for Comicon.com and as a Senior Editor for the longstanding sc-fi and fantasy comics anthology Heavy Metal Magazine. Last month, Bleeding Cool reported ructions at Heavy Metal, and reprinted Hannah Means-Shannon's open letter that […]

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Matthew Medney of Herø Records is the New CEO of Heavy Metal Magazine

Bleeding Cool has the word that Heavy Metal Magazine has named Matthew Medney as its new CEO. Founder and CEO of Herø Projects, which publishes music as Herø Records, as well as a handful of custom comics created for musicians and music venues as Herø Comics, all of which Medney appears to write himself. He […]

 Iron Maiden Funko Are Having Us Run to the Hills

Iron Maiden Funko Are Having Us Run to the Hills

Iron Maiden is one of the lucky metal bands to get upcoming Funko Pop vinyl characters. I'm glad to see the rockers getting some collectibles as we don't really get to see a lot of them. This time Iron Maiden takes the stage and they're famous mascot Eddie bring some collectibles to us. There will […]

Def Leppard Makes Their Funko Pop Debut and They Ain’t Foolin’

Def Leppard Makes Their Funko Pop Debut and They Ain't Foolin'

Def Leppard Funko Pops are here to and they are hot sticky sweet and ready for your collection. It's such a magical hysteria seeing mise iconic rock legends get their Funko Pop debut. Pop rocks are not new as we have already seen Metallica, Alice Cooper, AC/DC, and so much more have come out. So […]

The Daily LITG, 29th October 2019, Happy Birthday Jeff Krelitz

The Daily LITG, 29th October 2019, Happy Birthday Jeff Krelitz

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. MCM London Comic Con concludes today… all matter of news may still come out. The 16 most-read stories yesterday "Supernatural": Jared Padalecki Arrested on Assault, Public […]

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In The Shadow of HBO's Watchmen – Our First Peek From the NYCC Showfloor

New York Comic Con begins on Thursday at the Javits Center, squeezed up sharp against the Hudson, but it doesn't just appear from nowhere. Everyone is currently involved in set up. And as the HBO Watchmen ad towers over proceedings… The New York Comic Con signage inside the building is going up as well. Busy, […]

Soft Wood #1 Doubles in Price on eBay - But Wait...

Soft Wood #1 Doubles in Price on eBay – But Wait…

Okay, so this is a little self-serving. But then this is Bleeding Cool, something you need to expect. This week saw the publication of Soft Wood #1, the first comedy spin-off magazine from Heavy Metal, with the news that it is to become an ongoing bi-monthly publication. It's been a little hard for some folk […]

Heavy Metal Magazine #294

An Industrial Sized-Preview of the New Heavy Metal Magazine #294

Out this week is Heavy Metal Magazine #29 – the Industrial Issue. And Bleeding Cool has quite a few preview pages to look at… We begin with three pages of INF3RNo, a story about a future world where chip implants measure your holiness and your computer program life after death, only a girl gets sent to […]

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Gets the Crowds for Heavy Metal at C2E2

Bleeding Cool gave you the two big hirings news of Heavy Metal Magazine earlier his week and a few of them were on display as Dave Mustaine from Megadeth was at the Heavy Metal booth signing yesterday at C2E2. With around five hundred in line to get a free print signed of the upcoming Megadeth: […]

Megadeth and Heavy Metal Publish 35th Anniversary Graphic Novel, With All-Star Creators

It may be the greatest album title since Kirsty Macoll's Electric Landlady. But Megadeth's upcoming 35th anniversary ultimate greatest hits record Warheads On Foreheads will be accompanied by something brand new. With Heavy Metal Magazine, they are putting out a 350-page graphic novel – okay, graphic anthology rather – featuring new comic book stories by […]

Super7 NYCC Collage

Select Super7 NYCC Collectibles are Now Available in Their Web Store

Super7 has made some of their leftover NYCC exclusives available to purchase. These exclusives will only be available while supplies last of course, and some of these more than likely won't last long. Click here to make a purchase. Of their different lines, they have a nice selection of ReAction figures, their second Transformers exclusive, […]

Daniel Warren Johnson Homages Judas Priest for Murder Falcon #1 Heavy Metal Variant

Good news, SatanBronies. Image Comics has announced a series of Heavy Metal variant covers for the upcoming Skybound series Murder Falcon by Daniel Warren Johnson. Though Image promises a "variety of brutally talented artists" will contribute variants for future issues, it's Johnson himself who drew the cover for issue #1 homaging the cover to Judas […]

Funko SDCC Exclusives Collage

Here is Every Funko SDCC Exclusive in One Place

Funko spent the last two weeks announcing a ton of SDCC exclusive Pops, Vynl, Dorbz, and even skateboard decks. We brought them all to you individually, but this post will collect them all into one convenient place for you to peruse and get excited. All of these will be available either at their own booth, […]

Heavy Metal's Taarna Gets a Funko POP, Exclusive at SDCC 2018

One of Funko's Pop Vinyl exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is from Heavy Metal, the classic animated film character Taarna the Taarakian. Taarna is a character created by Daniel Goldberg and Len Blum for the Heavy Metal magazine and movie, inspired by Moebius' Arzach stories. The Loc-Nar, now the size of a giant meteor, crashes into a volcano on an unnamed […]


Funko SDCC Exclusive Wave 1: Anime! Dragonball, Heavy Metal, and More

Funko has begun revealing their massive amount of SDCC exclusives for 2018. This is the time that all collectors both dread and look forward to all year. As they have been for the last couple of years, a majority of these exclusives will be shared with retailers outside of the con. That list usually does […]