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First "Wonder Woman 1984" Trailer Shows Off a Technicolor 80's Dreamland

"Wonder Woman": Ann Bembi's Artwork Featured in Gallery

Wonder Woman is one of the most inspirational figures in comics. Artist Ann Bembi painted a couple of portraits of the iconic superheroine from the DC Extended Universe. The New York-based Bottleneck Gallery plans to release two Wonder Woman prints. The first captures Gadot in her classic red, white and blue costume from the 2017 […]

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Comic Con Spaces Being Repurposed Over Coronavirus Pandemic

In New York, the Javits Convention Center, home to Reed POP's New York Comic Con, is now being converted to a 2,000-bed hospital complex to treat coronavirus patients. Governor Cuomo toured the 1.8 million square foot Manhattan complex yesterday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency was at work to turn it into four, 250-bed temporary […]

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"Always Sunny" Star Danny DeVito Wants Your Butt to Stay Home [VIDEO]

Good news? FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is set to one-up ABC's The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, with Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton), Charlie (Charlie Day), Dee (Kaitlin Olson), and Frank (Danny DeVito) taking the title for the longest-running live-action comedy series. Bad news? Always Sunny is one of hundreds of television and […]

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Forbidden Planet NYC Closes For a Week – But JHU and Midtown Comics Stay Open

As Manhattan reaches levels of post-apocalyptic zombie movies, Forbidden Planet NYC issued the following statement to their customers. Dear Friends of Forbidden Planet NYC, In the best interests of our staff and customers we will be closed for at least a period of one week. It is our hope that we will re-open on Monday, […]

New York’s MoCCA Cancelled/Postponed, Over Coronavirus Pandemic Fears

New York's MoCCA Cancelled/Postponed, Over Coronavirus Pandemic Fears

The MoCCA Arts Festival is Manhattan's largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, spread over a weekend, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year with 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings. I loved attending the few times I […]

New York's Ithacon Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

New York's Ithacon Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears

The Comic Book Club of Ithaca, the longest-running comic book club in the country, grew out of a middle-school comic book club, and was formally established as a community organization in 1975. The first Ithacon took place in 1976, and featured two guests. The show has grown considerably since then, and the partnership with Ithaca […]

Midtown Comics To Open New Store in Astoria, Queens

Midtown Comics Grand Opening in Astoria, Queens, This Weekend

Midtown Comics' New York's most prominent comic book store, is opening a new one this weekend, which they are dubbing 'Perhaps the first-ever comic book outlet store'. What does that mean? The Midtown Comics' Astoria Outlet Store grand opening at 32-11 41st Street, Astoria, Queens, New York is intended to be reminiscent of the popular […]


The Comic Shop of Oswego, New York, to Close

The owners of The Comic Shop in Oswego, New York, have announced that they will begin closing the store over the next few months. Their clearance sale will begin in February and they will still have new comics every Wednesday until the end of March. Co-owner Arlene Spizman posted the following editorial to Facebook. In […]

Marvel Comics Closes Its New York Office And Moves... East

Marvel Comics Closes Its New York Office And Moves… East

The word is out. Marvel Comics is closing its New York office. Bleeding Cool scotched the rumours that Marvel Comics would be moving to the West Coast earlier this year, but suggested they may find other offices in New York. And that is just what's happening. Marvel Comics is closing its offices for two days […]


Staten Island's Comic Shop Jones to Close in Two Weeks

Yesterday the Facebook page for comic book store Comic Book Jones of Staten Island, New York, posted the following; WE ARE SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE WE ARE CLOSING OUR DOORS PERMANENTLY… we will still be open for roughly 2 weeks. So stay tuned for farewell sales and events! I am not ready to create a truly […]

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Psyche! Gabe Yocum Leaves Bill Jemas and AWA After One Month, Returns to ReedPOP

Maybe Gabe Yocum isn't a glutton for punishment after all? Less than one month after leaving his cushy job at ReedPOP to rejoin former boss Bill Jemas at Jemas and Axel Alonso's Artists, Writers, and Artisans, Inc., Yocum has reversed course and announced he is leaving AWA and returning to ReedPOP. Yocum posted on Facebook: […]


Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Is He a Glutton For Punishment? Gabe Yocum Rejoins Bill Jemas at AWA Comics

Gabe Yocum used to run the direct sales department at Double Take, the comic book line of Take2 Interactive that was run by Bill Jemas. He'll have been there when Bill Jemas fell out with Ken Levine so the original plan to publish comics in a shared gaming universe of X-Com, Civilisation and Bioshock fell […]

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart, Upshot and Sandbox

Bill Jemas Registers Trademarks for Upstart, Upshot and Sandbox

Bleeding Cool was the first to tell you about the existence of ex-Marvel publisher Bill Jemas' new comics-and-other-media publisher Artists, Writers & Artisans. based in New York with Axel Alonso as their editor-in-chief. Bleeding Cool previously reported on the publisher registering trademarks for the following: Color Angels Animatronically Correct Full House Eyepop Well, they had to abandon […]

YouTube Gamer and Personality Etika Has Been Found Dead

YouTube Gamer and Personality Etika Has Been Found Dead

Some sad news out of the YouTube gaming community today as NYPD have confirmed they found the body of 29-year-old Etika this week. The gamer and personality, real name Desmond Amofah, had gone missing after posting messages of wanting to kill himself on social media. Last week, some of his possessions, which included a backpack containing […]


XFL 2020 Kickoff Includes TV Deals with ABC/ESPN, FOX Sports

Looking to move out from underneath the shadow of the recently shuttered Alliance of American Football (AAF) as well as learn from its own disastrous past (with the hopes of not repeating it), WWE head Vince McMahon's XFL has announced multi-year deals with both ESPN and FOX Sports to televise league games beginning with the […]

Rupert Murdoch's Large Adult Son is Investing in Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's AWA Comics

Rupert Murdoch's Large Adult Son is Investing in Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's AWA

Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso are both former leaders of Marvel Comics, Jemas the former Publisher and Alonso the former Editor-in-Chief. So it's no surprise that the duo would take a few cues from Marvel in launching their latest venture: Artists, Writers, & Artisans. Like Marvel, whose chief shareholder prior to the Disney sale and […]