Charlie Hebdo's The Life Of Muhammad Comic Goes On Sale

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has published the first chapter of its biography if Muhammed in comic book form. It is available to buy online for six Euros. It is likely to sell out rather quickly. We're not running an image of Muhammad from the comic book on Bleeding Cool for a number of reasons, […]

Comic Book Life Of Muhammad From French Satirical Publisher

French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo is to publish a special edition, as a comic book biography of the life of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, adapted directly from the work of classical Muslim writers, described by its editor Charb as "perfectly halal". The magazine has previously courted controversy by published cartoons of Muhammad has been […]

Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con

My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he'd just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we would! Mark Smylie, for those of you who are not aware, is the founder of […]

Superman #712 Not Changed Over Muslim Content. But Over Kitten Content?

There's a lot of fuss right now over the removal of the planned story for Superman #712, out this week, Chris Roberson's original solicited story, replaced by the Kurt Busiek Krypto story, itself subject to repeated removal when originally solicited four years ago. People having kittens, as it were. Comics Alliance has run a long […]

Review: The Infidel by Bosch Fawstin – Starring Pigman

The Infidel is a comic by Bosch Fawstin that's been in the works for a number of years. And this week, just as it is to feature on The Daily Show, it's gone live. I have mocked this comic book a number of times, on Lying In The Gutters at CBR and recently on Bleeding […]

Lying In The Gutters – 3rd January 2011

Welcome to the very first Lying In The Gutters of the new year. Bleeding Cool wishes a prosperous and successful year to all of its readers. Although, statistically, that's bound to be unlikely. Still, you know. A happy new year. Top Ten Traffic Posts Of The Week 1. Batporn. Start the year as we mean […]

The Batman Islam Wars Turns Up A Notch

So the Batman franchise runner in Paris, France is an young man of Algerian Muslim descent. How did DC expect the blogosphere to react? Warner Todd Huston wrote; Unfortunately, readers of Batman will not be helped to understand what troubles are really besetting France. In this age when Muslim youths are terrorizing the entire country, […]

Anti-Islamists Against Batman

Batman is a story about a billionaire who takes personal responsibility for a crime wave in his city, rather then relying on government expansion and inefficiancy to solve the problem. It is a comic about duty, about personal responsibility, about one man making a difference and inspiring others. It's not exactly a communist comic book […]

Comics Vs Muslims – Here We Go Again

Jamie Glazov, co-author/author of The Hate America Left and United in Hate: The Left's Romance with Tyranny and Terror talks to Dave Gaubatz co-author of Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld that's Conspiring to Islamize America about his new comic book. You just know how this is going to go don't you? The article is […]

Right Wing Goes To War With Comics And Cartoons

World Net Daily, a prominent website specialising in conservative political thinking has published a new piece entitled "Islamic kids cartoons praised by Obama draw terse warning". The piece concentrates on The 99, an Islamic inspired superhero comic book that has been positively mentioned by comic book-reader Barack Obama, and is due for a DC Comics […]