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The Jim Shooter Files: the Dangers of Lame-O Colouring

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the[...]


The Shooter Files: When Stan Lee Was Full of Praise For Team America

The Jim Shooter Files: When Stan Lee Was Full of Praise For Team America

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the[...]

The Jim Shooter Files: Plagiarism

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the[...]


The Jim Shooter Files - Stan Lee on Effeminate Heroes and John Byrne's Ugly Women

The Jim Shooter Files – Stan Lee on Effeminate Heroes and Ugly Women

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest, and at his table were a number of folders, binders, full of memos, sketches, artwork from his long career at DC, Marvel, Valiant and more He graciously allowed Bleeding Cool to take shots of a few of them, but these are just the[...]



The Jim Shooter Files - When Stan Lee Chose John Romita Over Kyle Baker

The Jim Shooter Files – When Stan Lee Chose John Romita Over Kyle Baker

Last month's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest Former teenage writer of Legion Of Super-Heroes, Editor-In-Chief of Marvel Comics, writer of Secret Wars, founder of Valiant Entertainment, Defiant Comics and Broadway Comics, he is the co-creator of co-creator of Star Brand, Parasite, Archer & Armstrong, Eternal Warrior, Harbinger, Rai, Shadowman and[...]

The Daily LITG - 27th September 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG – 27th September 2019, Happy Birthday Jim Shooter

6.30-9.30pmA year ago...Batman Artist Norm Breyfogle Died on Monday, Aged 58 Who are the Confirmed Deaths in Heroes In Crisis #1? (Spoilers) How Did Dr Manhattan Destroy the Justice Society of America? (Doomsday Clock #7 Spoilers) Another New Age Of DC Heroes? Justice League Odyssey #1 Spoilers  Comics Folk React to Those Heroes In[...]

Jim Shooter Brings Slow City Blues to Image Comics in February

Spencer & Locke Creator on Jim Shooter's New Image Book: "Is There A Royalty Check Coming?"

Earlier today, Image Comics announced the return of legendary comics editor Jim Shooter for Slow City Blues, a new series by writer Samuel Haine, penciler Shawn Moll, inker John Livesay, colorist JD Smith, and letterer Thomas Mauer Here's the description of that book, set to launch in February: Slow City Blues brings you everything you crave in a comic book: action,[...]

Jim Shooter Brings Slow City Blues to Image Comics in February

Jim Shooter Returns to Comics for New Series Slow City Blues at Image

Comics industry legend Jim Shooter is bringing a new comic to Image Comics in February 2020 From writer Samuel Haine, penciler Shawn Moll, inker John Livesay, colorist JD Smith, and letterer Thomas Mauer comes Slow City Blues, a series about a cop who retreats into a fantasy world in his own mind after accidentally killing[...]

The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 2: Transformers!

Quite a bit of what we know today is due to three people at Marvel Comics from the '80s: Jim Shooter, Denny O'Neil (who is credited with naming Optimus Prime -- I never knew that), and Bob Budiansky, who was tasked with naming and coming up with character histories for the first 24 Transformers and then[...]

Chris Claremont on How Heroes Stand up for Social Inequity, and the Re-Released X-Men Doc

In the meantime, here is a clip with then-Marvel Editor-in-Chief and writer of the original Secret Wars, Jim Shooter.For the upcoming expanded re-release of the Patrick Meaney-directed documentary, Chris Claremont's X-Men, I was given the opportunity to interview both Meaney and Chris Claremont himself to talk about the documentary, the X-Men, and the kind of comics the world needs.[caption id="attachment_787468" align="aligncenter"[...]

Happy National Beer Lovers Day, Beer Nerds!

The superhero themed brewery in Woodbridge, VA, should absolutely be on your list of places to visit.Barzinga with Jim Shooter, Alex Saviuk, and Paul Soles When Henn and I visited the Great Lakes Comic Con, we got to hang out with some pretty amazing people, at a pretty amazing con.Barzinga's first Bleeding Cool episode! Despite[...]

Quintessential Captain America Stories To Read This July 4th

This one is a legendary tale brought together by Jim Shooter, Mike Zeck, and Bob Layton It has a great deal of Captain America and shows him at one of his best moments.Mark Gruenwald’s Captain America series from the 1980s has a lot of classic stories, including the formation of the Serpent Society, the rise[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 31

The rest as they say, is history.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8qucIIyUKwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LngJg_ZjVaA Today in Bleeding Cool History, in 2011 Rich Johnston told us what Jim Shooter had to say about the Jack Kirby Art Theft.Today's Birthdays include Jack Johnson athlete  (1878), Gordie Howe athlete (1928), Liz Claiborne designer (1929), Christopher Walken actor (1943), Al Gore politician/activist (1948), Rhea Perlman actress (1948), Angus Young musician (1955), Ewan McGregor actor (1971)[gallery columns="4" size="large" ids="630031,630030,630032,630025,630022,630035,630023,630029"]And a Happy Birthday to Arthur Curry Jr[...]

Jim Shooter, Alex Saviuk, Paul Soles: Barzinga At The Great Lakes Comic Con

On today's episode they have special guest stars Jim Shooter, Alex Saviuk, and Paul Soles Watch as they tell stories of old, and all around have a good time! Unfortunately there is no giveaway this week, sorry!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8FP8te4Z5Y&t=315s What a weekend this was for BL and Henn! Our drinking duo attended The Great Lakes Comic Con[...]

The Secret Wars Reunion Tour Arrives At Kansas City Comic Con

Since Kansas City makes a particular point of advertizing the “all-ages” experience at their con, it’s great to have a direct report from a young person about the convention’s debut show.Jim Shooter, Mike Zeck, and John Beatty all attended Kansas City Comic Con It was one of their stops on their Secret Wars Reunion Tour,[...]