john ridley Archives

I Am Batman #0 Sketches
In August's new series, I Am Batman, we see Jace Fox hitting the streets of Gotham in the new suit, being the Next Batman, and all part of the new Fear State crossover. And Bleeding Cool also has a little look at some of the pencils for I Am Batman #0 by John Ridley and Travel[...]
The Other History Of The DC Universe Gives Us a Gotham Monopoly Board
Written by John Ridley, screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave, and writer of The Next Batman comic books, today's volume sees Renee Montoya narrate the events in the past couple of decades in Gotham, through the nineties excess, the effect that 9/11 had on policing, and her own life dealing with her sexuality, her alcoholism,[...]
DC Publishes 4 Comics on Free Comic Book Day - Batman and King Shark
Free Comic Book Day may be owned by Diamond Comic Distributors but it seems that DC Comics has the deal to publish titles for Free Comic Book Day this August the 14th anyway – and they are doing four of them. DC Publishes 4 Comics on Free Comic Book Day – Batman and King Shark The Batman[...]
The Next Batman Gets New Comic Series From John Ridley, I Am Batman
Launching as part of DC Comics' Fear State event this autumn, I Am Batman by John Ridley, Travel Foreman, Norm Rapmund and Lokus is a new series, launching with I Am Batman #0, that tells the continuing story of Lucius Fox's son, Jace Fox, the Next Batman, as seen in the recent digital mini-series The[...]
New York Times Confirms John Ridley and Juann Cabal on Black Panther
Earlier this month, Bleeding Cool scooped the news that we were to get a new Black Panther series by John Ridley and Juann Cabal Today's New York Times has the confirmation of that news, with Alex Ross cover artwork to boot And they even mentioned that BC ran the story earlier – something no other[...]
Marvel Studios
Bleeding Cool has learned from our sources that Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley, and creator of The Next Batman for DC Comics, will be launching a new Marvel Comics project in August 2021, drawn by exclusive Marvel Comics artist and current Guardians Of The Galaxy penciller, Juann Cabal, beginning in August Welcome to Wakanda, John and[...]
We Meet Vol For The First Time In The Next Batman: Second Son
Seriously, just try searching for Vol and see what you get… The Next Batman: Second Son #9 Digital The painful wounds of an estranged family are re-opened with Jace's deposition…and more of his "origin" is revealed! The Next Batman's formative years are revealed for the first time! Written by John Ridley Pencils Travel Foreman Inks Norm Rapmund Colored by Rex Lokus [...]
DC Comics
In comparison Tim/Jace Fox was rather slow in this regard. The Next Batman: Second Son #8 The Next Batman: Second Son #8 What tragic event on  Jace Fox's 17th birthday forever altered the course of his young life and tore his family apart? The truth is at last revealed at his deposition…and it's not what you think it[...]
Today, DC Comics Defines Deathstroke As A "Pedophiliac Rapist"
In the last couple of days, Bleeding Cool highlighted a scene written by John Ridley in The Other History Of The DC Universe, Book Three, published by DC Comics In which, quite explicitly and at length, Deathstroke was described as a "pedophilic rapist" as part of The Judas Contract storyline Given the higher profile the[...]
Today, DC Comics Defines Deathstroke As A Paedophiliac Rapist
And in the recent Justice League: The Snyder Cut, saw him working with Batman in the Knightmare future. But in today's The Other History Of The DC Universe by Oscar winner and Twelve Years A Slave screenwriter John Ridley, published by DC Comics, the publisher unequivocally states that Deathstroke is a paedophilia rapist No wiggle room,[...]
Tamara Fox's Fate Setting Up Next Batman Future State (Spoilers)
Once upon a time, John Ridley was to be Batman's new ongoing writer as part of DC Comics' 5G plans Then everything changed His work was repurposed into the near-future-set Future State: The Next Batman for DC Future State, and he also has a digital-first series, Second Son looking at Jace Fox's rise to taking[...]
Tamara Fox's Fate Setting Up Next Batman Future State (Spoilers)
Once upon a time, John Ridley was to be Batman's new ongoing writer as part of DC Comics' 5G plans Then everything changed His work was repurposed into the near-future-set Future State: The Next Batman for DC Future State, and he also has a digital-first series, Second Son looking at Jace Fox's rise to taking[...]
John Ridley Brings Back a 1970 Superman Comic For Red, White And Blue
Well, John Ridley, Oscar-winning screenwriter brings a lot of Superman's history to Superman: Red And Blue #1 published today and drawn by Clayton Henry Because it takes a deep dive to March 1970 and the publication of World's Finest #192 and #193 from DC Comics fifty-one years ago. World's Finest #192 with Superman and Batman And a[...]
Dan DiDio
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool noted that former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio had been gone for a year at DC Comics, but his influence is still writ large in Future State and how it will continue into Infinite Frontier. Dan DiDio photo by Luigi Novi. Den Of Geek, talking to John Ridley, saw him talk about the origins[...]
How Did Poison Ivy Meet Harley Quinn? Read DC Love Is A Battlefield
I'm working with an amazing artist to tell a really wonderful story, but I don't think I'm allowed to spill the details yet!" But it seems that he may never be able to spill them as he's not on the final creative list below; But those who are now included are Oscar winner John Ridley, Christos[...]