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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[...]
Blumhouse Hosting First BlumFest This Thursday
Director John Ridley will direct a new untitled paranormal film for Blumhouse; it was announced this afternoon Jason Blum joined the director for a small chat moderated by Jacqueline Coley about the film during today's BlumFest 2020, and there is rightfully some excitement behind the project Based on the recently published Truly*Adventurous article, Project Poltergeist, written[...]