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Renee Montoya On Having "Always Been A Police Officer"
A gushing PR-arranged interview between I Am Batman writer and Oscar winner John Ridley and Grant DeArmitt for Newsarama has gone a little viral, and it's not just for hard-hitting questions which include lines such as "one of my absolute favorite things in I Am Batman #13", " I think that's very cool", " I[...]
Batgirls #9
And so, in today's The Next Batman #12 by John Ridley and Christian Duce, published by DC Comics, it is probably less of a coincidence. I Am Batman #12 by John Ridley and Christian Duce Tanya Fox being the mother of Jace Fox, the Batman of New York City I guess they can't all be called Martha[...]
Scott Snyder & G Willow Wilson Join IDW Creator-Owned Comics Launch
Here are nine IDW creator-owned launches in July, with some big names, some you might have thought would be unavailable to IDW… and there will be another from John Ridley. Dark Spaces: Wildfire, a thriller series written by Scott Snyder with art by Hayden Sherman, follows a group of female inmate firefighters deep into the smoldering California[...]
DC Comics
In the I Am Batman comic book written by Guerillas and Twelve Years A Slave screenwriter John Ridley, Jace Fox is the Batman of New York shows that if he's been the lead in the new The Batman movie it would have been over a lot sooner Spoilers for both here, I guess, but not[...]
Marvel Comics April 2022 Solicits & Solicitations
I do hope that John Ridley and Farid Karami provide such a biological breakdown I mean I am still suffering trauma for the extra-long blades sported by Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins far more than anything else that film did to Deadpool And for you culture watchers, we have the writer of Twelve Years A[...]
Todd McFarlame, Donald Mustard and JJ Abrams at DC Fandome
They've got Scott Snyder, but no mention of Josh Williamson, Tom King, James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez, Sean Gordon Murphy or Greg Capullo this time around… they just make the place look untidy after all. Fewer Comic Creators, More TV/Film/Gaming/Toy Stars At DC Fandome So here's the full list: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, JJ Abrams, Steve Agee, Melissa Benoist,[...]
The Presidents Of The Other History Of The DC Universe #5 (Spoilers)
Written by John Ridley, screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave, Guerilla, and writer of The Next Batman comic books, as well as Black Panther later in the year It has taken DC Comics characters and told their story as a chronological narrative that began with Black Lightning in the late seventies and ended with the new[...]
John Ridley To Change The Fox Family And DC Universe Forever in 2022
Introducing the Fear State Batman panel at San Diego Comic-Con@Home, I Am Batman writer John Ridley talked briefly about his upcoming plans He concluded, saying "next year we have one more surprise for you that's going to change the Fox family, and maybe the DC Universe, forever again." So what does this mean? John Ridley YouTube[...]
John Ridley/Juann Cabal Black Panther Delayed 3 Months Til November
The new Black Panther series by John Ridley and Juann Cabal with covers from Alex Ross and scooped by Bleeding Cool a month before the official announcement was meant to launch in August Instead, it is launching on the 3rd of November, three months later Its second issue, solicited for September is being similarly delayed[...]
Olivier Coipel's Designs For Jace Fox As Batman
Bleeding Cool broke the news yesterday that superstar comic book artist Olivier Coipel was the new artist on the ongoing I Am Batman series written by John Ridley starring Jace Fox as the Next Batman It was then confirmed in the subsequent DC Comics solicitations But Bleeding Cool also has a look at some of Olivier[...]
DC Comics Launches I Am Batman #1 by John Ridley and Oliver Coipel
DC Comics will be launching I Am Batman #1 in September by John Ridley and Olivier Coipel in September, following on from August's Fear Event tie-in I Am Batman #0 by Ridley and Travis Foreman (get a sneak art peek of that here) So how did we get here, what does this mean and what[...]
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[...]
The Next Batman #1 Spoilers
The Next Batman #1 is published today, for DC Future State, with its lead feature story featuring this new Batman revisiting some very familiar tropes, courtesy of 12 Years A Slave screenwriter John Ridley, Doom Patrol artist Nick Derington, colours by Tamra Bonvillian and letters by Clayton Cowles. Credit: DC Whether that be from The Dark Knight[...]
First Next Batman Tim Fox Appearance, Batman, #313 $500 Sale On eBay
DC Comics just confirmed earlier reports by Bleeding Cool that the upcoming Batman series by John Ridley will feature Tim Fox as the new Batman Or rather, the Next Batman, as part of the two-month Future State initiative in January and February Originally planned to replace Bruce Wayne permanently, as part of Dan DiDio's 5G, it[...]
DC Comics Confirms That Tim Fox Is The Next Batman
Back in September, Bleeding Cool was the first place to state that the upcoming Batman series by John Ridley could feature Tim Fox as the new Batman – though this was after a year of stating it would be Luke Fox Not great for Batwing #19 speculation, but excellent for Batman #313 speculation, as first[...]
The Other History Of The DC Universe #1 Review: A Brave & Bold Story
Credit: DC Comics Writer John Ridley digs deep into Jefferson Pierce, showing a lot of the nuance Cress Williams exhibited in the hit CW series There is a wonderful through-line that shows the desire to rise above one's station and the everpresent pressures working against that desire that Ridley plays like a Stradivarius or a Stratocaster[...]