As the comic industry remains shut down with very few new comics in sight, readers are turning to older comics to get their fill of superhero action. For that purpose, it's hard to go wrong with Marvel Unlimited, which offers access to a back catalog of more than 27,000 Marvel Comics, with more added each […]
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran an article about the word we had received from comic book creators at DC Comics. Who were telling me that planned work had been put on hold for them. Checking back, that doesn't seem to have changed. It just sees DC join Marvel, IDW, Valiant, Oni, Dark Horse and more, as […]
Yesterday saw the stories about DC and Marvel Zoom backgrounds dominate news coverage on Bleeding Cool. Courtesy of Boing Boing decided to link lots of people in our direction. News about some DC Comics projects being put on pause may need an update today. But the biggest news was probably Diamond's change of policy to […]
Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]
Before Netflix adapted Luke Cage to television and Marvel conceived a cinematic universe, director Quentin Tarantino had plans for the Hero for Hire. The Academy Award-winner appeared on Amy Schumer's podcast 3 Girls, 1 Keith to talk about his early ambitions as an aspiring filmmaker including wanting to adapt the hero to the big screen. […]
Beast Kingdom is taking us back to Avengers: Infinity War with their newest Egg Action Attack figure. The Iron Man Mark 50 suit returns but is featured in a new battle damaged styled mold. This comes from the Infinity War where Tony Stark takes on Thanos on the planet Titan. This figure captures that pivotal […]
Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler #1 was written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Alan Davis. Carlos Lopez did color art and Clayton Cowles lettered. It's the second in a series of five Giant-Size X-Men one-shots focusing on specific X-Men. When the next one will hit stores remains up-in-the-air during the industry shutdown. Thankfully, the one-and-done nature […]
X-Men #9 was written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Leinil Francis Yu and Sunny Gho, plus lettering from Clayton Cowles. It's the last issue of X-Men published by Marvel Comics before the industry shutdown. With the state of the comics industry uncertain for the near future, the release date of X-Men #10 is still in […]
Jean Grey's Phoenix costume is one of the most easily-recognizable in comics, but it almost looked a lot different. Marvel executive Tom Brevoort has been passing the time amidst the industry shutdown by posting ancient Marvel artwork on Twitter. His latest tweet shows off early Dave Cockrum design concepts for Jean's Phoenix costume, some of […]
Happy Death Day's Scott Lobdell has written and drawn a new X-Men fanfic comic called X-Gram and is serialising it on Instagram.
Ant-Man 3 has found a new writer according to The Hollywood Reporter. Marvel has already decided to bring back director Peyton Reed for the third entry in the Ant-Man movies but a report says they are bringing on Jeff Loveness to write the script. Loveness is a writer and co-producer on the wildly popular Rick and Morty […]
Wolverine is a superhero with an iconic look with and without his mask on, but if legendary artist John Byrne had his way, the Logan we know and love might have looked a lot different. Marvel executive Tom Brevoort has been sharing old Marvel artwork on Twitter to pass the time during the industry shut […]
Marvel Comics has asked comic book creators to pause any work on new titles and launches from May onwards.
The shuffling of release dates for the 2020 movie season continues and this time it comes from Disney. According to Deadline, they have decided to shift a couple of major movies in terms of release dates for the rest of this year. The first one that is a bit surprising is that Disney is not […]
Marvel is expanding its Marvel Unlimited binge-reading subscription service with a new free tier featuring collections of classic stories, the publisher revealed in a press release today. The classic story collections chosen all represent Marvel trade paperbacks available to purchase from local comic shops, Marvel was sure to point out in the press release lest […]
Marvel and DC Comics pull their digital comics, Diamond announces they can't pay publishers but Jim Lee offers a ray of sunshine in these bleak times.
Primitive Skateboarding is taking classic superhero artwork by legendary French artist Jean Giraud, better known as Moebius, and emblazoning it across a line of skateboards and skater gear as part of the new MARVEL x MOEBIUS Collection. Images of Spider-Man, Silver Surfer, Iron Man, The Punisher, and The Thing are available across Primitive's line of […]
Daredevil returns to the hit Marvel Comics storyline Shadow with a new very limited edition figure. Sideshow Collectibles brings Matt Murdock's alter ego who is now the leader of The Hand. The figure features a newly designed black fabric body suit and sculpted armor. The suit does features some elements of red on it and […]
FoxNext Games have announced a special second-anniversary update is coming to Marvel Strike Force, but fans may not be too excited to see what's coming. The company revealed that The Black Order is coming to game, which will add five new characters. Those characters being Proxima Midnight, Corvus Glaive, Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, and the […]
Looking for something new to read while the comic industry is shut down? Marvel may not be putting out any new comics next week, but that hasn't stopped the publisher from satisfying its penchant for number one issues. Marvel's Hero Project is a show available to binge on Disney+ where Marvel celebrates young people who […]