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Marvel Declassified 3: All Sorts of Subliminal Messages

Marvel Declassified 3: All Sorts of Subliminal Messages

I love comics history and the history of American periodicals in general, and enjoy figuring out things about that history that few people know. The Bleeding Cool staff has heard so many of these forgotten moments from our printed-matter past, that Rich occasionally stops me mid-anecdote and tells me I ought to do a post […]

Marvel Declassified 2: High School Experiments in Radioactivity

Marvel Declassified 2: High School Experiments in Radioactivity

About a year before the debut of Spider-Man by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee in Amazing Fantasy #15, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation sponsored a course for high school students to learn about radiation and its effects on living creatures. Equipment including Geiger counters were provided, and high school science […]

Marvel Declassified 1: This Car Will Go Through the Atomic Blast

Marvel Declassified 1: This Car Will Go Through the Atomic Blast

I've spent a long time thinking about where to start this complicated, strange story that I stumbled across several months ago while researching the true origins and inspirations of Marvel's Black Panther. It's a story that rather neatly unfolds step by step across the chronology of 1950s through 1960s America, and beyond. It's also an […]

#MarvelDeclassified Wont Just Change Comics History But American History

#MarvelDeclassified Won't Just Change Comics History, But American History

As I write this, I can see General Manager Mark Seifert lining up the first chapters in the Marvel Declassified series about o run on Bleeding Cool. We've been teasing through San Diego Comic-Con that the news will be bigger than anything revealed at San Diego Comic-Con. Even that Donny Cates is working on Carnage […]


It All Comes Down To This &#8211 #MarvelDeclassified Begins Tomorrow

It All Comes Down To This – #MarvelDeclassified Begins Tomorrow

will be what happened on Bleeding Cool in the days afterwards.Oh and here is Mark Seifert's comment on yesterday's Howard Hughes tease. Hughes as Tony Stark #marveldeclassified supplement: Serious fans have always had a sense of this, and they made the connection between Hughes and Stark more directly in the films The Department of Defense even[...]


Rewriting The History Of American Comic Books &#8211 #MarvelDeclassified

Rewriting The History Of American Comic Books – #MarvelDeclassified

A billionaire industrialist, the movies also had Tony Stark called before a Senate Committee as Howard Hughes was.But how far did this go? How did Howard Hughes' missing months and involvement with the CIA affect Iron Man? And what was the purpose of all this?Welcome to #MarvelDeclassified, a new historical series running on Bleeding Cool starting[...]


Everything You Knew About Marvel Comics Was Wrong: #MarvelDeclassified on Monday

Everything You Knew About Marvel Comics Was Wrong: #MarvelDeclassified on Monday

"What the hell is this people were talking about at the party tonight?" one comic creator at San Diego Comic-Con asked me when I woke up this morning. "You're rewriting comic book history or something? What the hell do you know?" Not me, mate, but Bleeding Cool General manager, historian, and paper stock expert Mark Seifert, who […]

Iron Man Wants Everyone to Know That Bleeding Cool Will Rewrite Comics History on Monday #MarvelDeclassified

Iron Man Wants Everyone to Know That Bleeding Cool Will Rewrite Comics History on Monday #MarvelDeclassified

All week long, Bleeding Cool Rumourmonger-in-Chief Rich Johnston has been hinting at a massive story dropping at Bleeding Cool on Monday, immediately after San Diego Comic-Con. It's called Marvel Declassified, and it's a story Bleeding Cool's Managing Editor and alleged real person Mark Seifert has been investigating, revealing previously unknown and shocking revelations about the history […]

On Monday Bleeding Cool Rewrites Comic Book History #MarvelDeclassified

On Monday, Bleeding Cool Rewrites Comic Book History #MarvelDeclassified

This week sees San Diego Comic-Con celebrate the past, present, and future of comic books. There will be many panels looking at the legacy of comic books, their characters and creators, as comic book after comic book celebrates its 30th, 50th, even 75th anniversary. But there's a history behind some of these most famous of characters […]

The Biggest Comics News Wont Be at San Diego but on Monday #MarvelDeclassified

The Biggest Comics News Won't Be at San Diego but on Monday #MarvelDeclassified

Today sees the launch of San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest pop culture event in the USA. Comics, movies, books, TV, gaming, toys, collectibles, and cosplay all combine for a truly astounding event. There will be many announcements — Bleeding Cool has collated a few of what we are expecting here — but it will be […]