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Of Mice And Mark Millar
From today's Scottish Herald On Sunday, featuring Mark Millar and Scottish comedian Robert Florence as Lenny & George from Of Mice And Men, to illustrate an article on the Glasgow Film Fest, which will again be featuring a Kapow strand. And Photoshopped for clarity… From today's Scottish Herald On Sunday, featuring Mark Millar and Scottish comedian[...]
The British Rob Granito?
Over the last couple of weeks there has been growing irritation, annoyance and indeed anger about an individual who is being dubbed by some as the British Rob Granito. An unnamed individual exhibiting at a number of British comic conventions, including Birmingham Comics Expo, Kapow and London MCM, who sells prints of copyrighted characters Nothing unusual[...]
Tripwire At Twenty
Will you make a pledge? If nothing else listen to editor Joel Meadows talking about the history of the magazine… [issuu viewMode=singlePage width=550 height=777 printButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120522103835-b7764854d60d4a8f8341b5a92347e740 name=tripwire-bristol-kapow-images-lowres username=richjohnston tag=bleedingcool unit=px v=2] It's the twentieth anniversary of British comics, film and music magazine Tripwire[...]
Monday Trending Topics: Which Iconic DC Comics Character Will Reveal He Is Gay?
Many major news organizations were asking that question today, based on Rich's report from the DC Kapow panel yesterday  And it was a huge news day from dawn until dusk Monday, including tidbits about Amazing Spider-Man #700, the Enchantress in Thor, Marvel's The View announcement, and much, much more.   Most-Read Comic Stories Today: DC Comics To Switch[...]
Sunday Trending Topics: Marvel And DC Comics Kapow Announcements
  Lots of interesting stories surfacing from Kapow this weekend, with Marvel and DC news drawing a bunch of interest today And really, sounds like a pretty good comic con weekend just about everywhere, as I've heard good things about Motor City, Dallas, and Big Wow over the past couple days as well. Speaking of conventions, Phoenix[...]
Kapow 2012: Kieron Gillen And The £10.70 Glass Of Wine
I didn't. Anyway, here is the writer of Uncanny X-Men, Kieron Gillen, who has just bought a glass of red wine at the Hilton hotel bar, next door to Kapow, and he is trying to get anyone who will listen to guess how much his normal, standard glass of red wine cost here No one comes[...]
Kapow 2012: New Avengers Vs X-Men Art… And The Return of Professor X
At Kapow in London, during the Avengers Vs X-Men panel with Kieron Gillen, CB Cebulski and Joe Quesada, they showed off some upcoming Avengers Vs X-Men pages… one of which seems to show a certain Professor X returning for issue 6… We also got a teaser that Illyana and Black Widow will star in an Augmented[...]
DC Comics To Switch The Sexual Orientation Of An Established Character
One question asked at the DC panel today at the Kapow comic convention in London, was about DC co-publisher Dan DiDio's interview with The Advocate Specifically over the decision not to change any character's sexual orientation when relaunching the DC Universe At the time Dan stated they would introduce new LGBT characters rather than switch[...]
Kapow 2012: Jonathan Ross Considering A Comic Book Podcast
At Kapow's Image Comics panel this morning, with Eric Stephenson, Nick Spencer and Bryan Hitch, Jonathan Ross stated that he had plans to launch a comic book podcast, because of his contacts in media and comics. He also talked about planning new comic books with current collaborators Bryan Hitch and Tommy Lee Edwards but also Ian[...]
Kapow 2012: "The New 52 Will Always Be The New 52" – Dan DiDio (UPDATE)
At Kapow in London this morning, DC co-publisher Dan DiDio clarified the company's publishing schedule, by numbers at least. He confirmed that the company will stick to publishing fifty-two ongoing titles in the DC Universe but they will always be "new" and constantly refreshing. So, basically, we can look forward to September and those zero issue folks… Might[...]
Kapow! 2012 Day One – Abe Lincoln, Fast Girls, The Raid, Storage 24 And More
Comics editor Rich Johnston has posted his own account of Kapow! Comic Convention 2012, but since we somehow managed to avoid running into each other, the Bleeding Cool Film experience was hopefully different enough to be worth writing about. Among the first things that I saw was new footage from Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, approximately five[...]
Saturday Trending Topics: Kapow
Lots of news from Kapow today, including tidbits from Warren Ellis, Mark Millar, Charlie Adlard, and much, much more  Next week BC hits Phoenix Comicon, which includes the BC Fan Awards, so go vote before it's too late. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: The Recolouring Of The X-Force Omnibus Coming at some indeterminate point, an X-Force Omnibus collecting Rob[...]