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Despicable Deadpool

Solicits Confirm Deadpool to Be "Canceled" with Despicable Deadpool #300

Earlier this month, Bleeding Cool told you that Despicable Deadpool would be canceled with May's Despicable Deadpool #300, only to be relaunched with a new number one issue in June. Now that Marvel has released the April solicitations, at least the first part of that report has proven true. April's Despicable Deadpool #299 will be […]

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Top Marvel Comics of 2017 #2: The Falcon #1 by Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara

After giving up the shield of Captain America, the Falcon and his new partner, the Patriot, took off for Chicago, where the two hoped they could do some good in a city on hard times. This is the premise for the new Falcon comic by Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara. While I've been a big fan of the series so […]

Top Marvel Comics of 2017 #5: Venom #156 by Mike Costa and Mark Bagley

So, VICE said they couldn't find 10 comics to put on their list for 2017. I get that 2017 has been a bit of a crap PR year for comics, especially the Big Two, but that is extremely reductive and disingenuous. There are plenty of talented creators who have done some phenomenal work this year […]

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David F. Walker Confirms Luke Cage's Cancellation Due to Poor Sales

Writer David F. Walker just confirmed that Marvel's Luke Cage title will be cancelled after February. We at Bleeding Cool were already speculating this due to its noticeable absence from the Marvel March 2018 solicits, and Walker just made it official on Twitter. Sad but true…LUKE CAGE (the comic book, not the TV series) has been cancelled. Issue #10 […]

Falcon #3 cover by Daniel Acuna

Falcon #3 Review: Flawed but Still Very Compelling

The Falcon and the Patriot have been locked away by the mayor. That mayor soon reveals his identity as Blackheart. He makes Sam and Shaun an offer that they naturally deny, given that he's a literal demon and all that. Doctor Voodoo returns to save our heroes, and the three are ready for round two […]

Weapon X #12 cover by Rahzzah

Weapon X #12 Review: Nuke Is Red-Pilling Santa Marco

Weapon X is hiding out in Mexico after their most recent misadventures. Just when the team is ready to give in and rob a bank to pass the time, Warpath gets a call from Acero in Santa Marco that mutants are being hunted down by mad soldiers with the American flag on their face. Logan […]

Tales of Suspense #100 cover by Marco Checchetto

Tales of Suspense #100 Review: The Bromance to Die for

Clint Barton is following a ghost. Former Hydra agents and generally bad people have wound up dead. The kills and the targets point to one person: Natasha Romanova, aka the Black Widow. As is the Hawkeye way, this has led Clint into trouble. He's run afoul of those same bad people and wound up in […]

X-Men: Blue #17 cover by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald

X-Men: Blue #17 Review: The Return of X-Men 2099

The X-Men have been brought to the year 2099 by Magneto's time machine. There, they meet their future counterparts: X-Men 2099. They also find a dystopia brought about by the corporation Alchemax. The strangest thing is that our X-Men apparently took over the company some years back and made it the de facto government before […]

Royals #12 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez

Royals #12 Review: Decent Read, but with an Underwhelming Finale for the Series

The Inhuman Royals are escaping in a crystal being controlled by Flint with their sample of the Prima Materia. In the future, the Last Inhuman, the Last Accuser, and the Moon King come face-to-face with the judgement of the Progenitors. Maximus of the present uses the Prima Materia in the hopes of saving the Royals, […]

marvel comics Captain America #696 cover by Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Captain America #696: Like Coming Home Again

Captain America arrives in a small North-Georgia town (state represent!) called Sauga River for a bite to eat. He's immediately recognized, even outside of the costume. The whole town is set alight be the presence of the Sentinel of Liberty, which signals to the new Swordsman that he needs to make his move sooner than […]

Astonishing X-Men #6 cover by Mike del Mundo

Astonishing X-Men #6 Review: An Ending That Arrived Too Late

The Shadow King's infection continues to spread throughout London as the X-Men try their best to contain it. Professor Xavier's Astral Plane battle with Farouk reaches its final stages, and the fate of the X-Men and possible everyone in the world hangs in the balance. All the while, the London Ministry of Defence prepares to […]

Guardians of the Galaxy #148 cover by Aaron Kuder and Ive Svorcina

Guardians of the Galaxy #148 Review: Drax on the Sax

The Guardians of the Galaxy continue to have their hands full with the Nova Corps situation. Star-Lord and Nova Richard Rider are standing before a massive Infinity Stone, shown to them by Nova Corpsman Eve Bakian. It is the Power Stone, and it seems to be the real deal by all evidence. Meanwhile, Rocket Raccoon […]

Iron Fist #75 cover by Jeff Dekal

Iron Fist #75 Review: The New Serpent Society Strikes

It's mayhem between the three factions of Iron Fist and Sabretooth, Choshin's forces, and the new Serpent Society. Sabretooth has his eyes set on the replacement Constrictor, whose predecessor was a close friend and associate of Victor Creed. Danny is more concerned with keeping the Book of the Iron Fist out the hands of Choshin. […]

Doctor Strange #382 cover by Mike del Mundo

Doctor Strange #382 Review: All for the Dog

Doctor Strange is tipped off that Loki may be trying something exceedingly dangerous via the talking dog, Bats. Meanwhile, Loki is continuing his attempts to get into the door Strange locked to him. Before we start, I need to plug the review for Doctor Strange #382 given by fellow BC writer and awesome guy Joe […]

Spirits of Vengeance #3 cover by Dan Mora and Juan Fernandez

Spirits of Vengeance #3 Review: Better, but Still Very Underwhelming

We learn of the extended story of the pieces of silver, given to Judas Iscariot in exchange for the life of Jesus Christ. More specifically, we are shown how Necrodamus got his hands on the 30 pieces. Necrodamus needs all 30 pieces for the weapon he wishes to create, and he has sent his ally, […]

Venom #158 art by Mark Bagley, John Dell, and John Rauch

Venom #158 Review: Not As Much Action As You'd Think

Kraven is slaughtering the underground dinosaur people whom Venom swore to protect. Eddie himself is stuck underneath the portion of street brought down by Shriek's attack. With his symbiote going feral, Venom is running low on time and options. Can he escape and stop Kraven's bloody rampage? Eddie finds himself reminiscing on old times thanks […]

Moon Knight #189 cover by Jacen Burrows and Mat Lopes

Moon Knight #189 Review: The Truth Does Hurt After All

A train his hijacked by a mysterious individual going by the moniker, the Truth. If that's not bad enough, the self-proclaimed avatar of Ra is making moves across the city. Marc Spector goes through a successful day as Steven Grant before seeing the news story about the Truth's disaster. He subsequently dons the cowl of […]

X-Men: Blue #16 cover by Arthur Adams and Ian Herring

X-Men Blue #16 Review: Time Collapses Around Them

Reeling from the attack from Mojo, the X-Men are resting up at their Madripoor base. Cyclops broods on the rooftop with Bloodstorm. Iceman watches the programming the Mojo Network is still putting out. Angel and Polaris help Jimmy Hudson train. Jean Grey spends time with Beast while he tinkers with his toys. This is all […]

Old Man Logan #31 cover by Mukesh Singh

Marvel Legacy Old Man Logan #31 Review: A Gory if Unremarkable Read

Old Man Logan has returned to Tokyo, Japan with the intent of losing himself in the city. Unfortunately, wherever Logan goes, trouble is always around somewhere. This time, it is in the form of thugs who are able to heal from any damage the former Wolverine puts out. Elsewhere, the Yashida Corporation (not quite the […]