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Jim Zub Offers Free Digital Comics to Get You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Comic book writer Jim Zub has shared PDFs of the first full volumes of two of his creator-owned comics, Skullkickers and Wayward, to provide at least a distraction from the stressful coronavirus pandemic. On Patreon, Zub writes: 2020 has thrown us all a bunch of curve balls and it looks like a lot of people […]

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Matthew Rosenberg Takes to Twitter to Tell People to Get Off Twitter

Superstar comic book writer Matthew Rosenberg doesn't think Twitter is good for society, and he wanted to let people know, so he took to his Twitter account to say it Monday. Like all the best discussions, it started with a question about Hawkeye. I'm actually supposed to try and sell the book, not just tell […]

Tom King Had Lunch with Matthew Rosenberg and the Comics Industry Lost Its Mind

Tom King Had Lunch with Matthew Rosenberg and the Comics Industry Exploded

Superstar creators Tom King and Matthew Rosenberg sent shockwaves throughout the comics community after having lunch with each other Thursday. No, it's not because one is a Marvel and the other is a DC, nor is it because the pair of comic creators had the audacity to go out in public despite the looming threat […]

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The Daily LITG, 6th February 2020, Happy Birthday Matthew Rosenberg

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. From a place no longer in the European Union. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday The Brand New Batmobile – There's An App For That – in […]


USPS Has Matthew Rosenberg's Package and They Won't Deliver It

Now USPS Has Matthew Rosenberg's Package and They Won't Deliver It

Everyone in comics loves a good sequel, well, except Alan Moore, and what better sequel could you imagine than one for the classic 2018 dispute between Marvel Comics writer Matthew Rosenberg and the FedEx delivery service? Rosenberg's fight to get FedEx to deliver his package went on for nearly a week, with Rosenberg providing live […]

3 Ways Hawkeye Freefall #1 Shows Clint Barton is the Absolute Worst

3 Ways Hawkeye: Freefall #1 Shows Clint Barton is the Absolute Worst

Hawkeye's brand new solo series launched last week, from Matthew Rosenberg and Otto Schmidt, and while the issue has gotten rave reviews for a variety of reasons, the most important service it performs is letting people know just how terrible Hawkeye is. Here's three ways Hawkeye was revealed to be the absolute worst in Hawkeye: […]


The Daily LITG, New Year's Day 2020, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, New Year's Day 2020, Happy Birthday Mimi Yoon

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. And welcome to 2020. Why Marvel has a comic coming out called Iron Man 2020 and not, say, 2020 Vision is beyond me. The 10 most-read […]

Matthew Rosenberg Leaks News of New Comic Starring Daisy Johnson

Matthew Rosenberg Leaks News of New Comic Starring Daisy Johnson

Former indie darling turned corporate superstar Matthew Rosenberg may be a highfalutin Marvel Comics EX-X-XCLUSIVE writer, but as Bleeding Cool has repeatedly noted, he's still, he's still Matty from the Block. Knowing that the holidays are coming up and his old friends in the comic book news business will be short for article topics (and […]


Hip Archie Comics Announces Archie Meets the B52s for February 2020

Hip Archie Comics Announces Archie Meets The B-52s One-Shot for February 2020

Continuing their policy of staying ahead of the latest trends in pop culture, Archie Comics will publish a mini-series in which the Riverdale gang meets New Wave band The B-52s. Launching next February, the one-shot will be written by Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg, with art by Dan Parent. A press release provides more details […]

Dan Abnett Returns to Marvel Cosmic for Annihilation Scourge in December Solicits

Dan Abnett Returns to Marvel Cosmic for Annihilation Scourge in December Solicits

Marvel has revealed the December solicitations for Annihilation Scourge, following the Annihilation Scourge Alpha one-shot that launches the event in November. It looks like the event will include a series of one-shots in December and then wrap up with an Omega issue that same month. It's not revealed whether there will be any additional one-shots […]

Matthew Rosenberg Says Yes to Donny Cates...

Matthew Rosenberg Says Yes to Donny Cates…

Yesterday, months worth of stalking global entertainment superstar Donny Cates' every move and chronicling them in our All Donny, All the Time gossip column, Donny Cates Equals Clicks, finally paid off. After reporting on a romantic gesture wherein the Absolute Carnage writer bought flowers for fiancee Megan Hutchison and then made her dinner "just because," […]

Fun House: Matt Rosenberg Was Right

Fun House: Matt Rosenberg Was Right

When Matthew Rosenberg writes on Twitter (2, 3) that writers share some responsibility to promote an upcoming work, he accurately describes the reality of launching a new comic into 2019's retail landscape. He does not absolve publishers of the responsibility to promote the work at all. This isn't a big enough or healthy enough industry […]

Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Solving the woes of an ailing comic book industry is one of comicdom's favorite pastimes, with many a theory offered as to why any given direct market superhero comic book only seems to be able to sell to 100,000 or less readers, often far less, while superhero movies and television shows capture the imagination of […]


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All the Uncanny X-Men Deaths Jonathan Hickman Has Already Undone

With the Marvel Next Big Thing panel out of the way at San Diego Comic-Con, we now know what the X-Men's new status quo will look like in the Dawn of X era coming this Fall. And if you've been reading Matthew Rosenberg and Salvador Larocca's Uncanny X-Men, it probably looks a lot different than […]

Matthew Rosenberg Says It Was Painful to Kill Off So Many X-Men

Matthew Rosenberg Says It Was Painful to Kill Off So Many X-Men

With the rate at which Uncanny X-Men writer Matthew Rosenberg has been killing off characters, you might be tempted to think he enjoys it. That's apparently not the case, according to Rosenberg himself. Answering questions in this week's X-Men Monday column at Adventures in Poor Taste, Rosenberg was asked about the wanton character deaths during […]

An Anti-Vaxxer's Nightmare in Uncanny X-Men #20

Uncanny X-Men #20, A Case Against Vaccination? (Preview)

Uncanny X-Men #20 hits stores next week, as Matthew Rosenberg and Salvador Larroca's run on the book edges closer to oblivion ahead of Jonathan Hickman's line-wide relaunch. With nothing left to lose, is Matthew Rosenberg including an anti-vaccination message in the pages of the book? Well, read the preview below and decide for yourself! It […]