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Hellblazer Joins Sandman Universe in October

Hellblazer Joins Sandman Universe in October as John Constantine Gets New Ongoing

Having successfully helped put Vertigo Comics out of its misery by helping Batman expose his penis, John Constantine will return in a new series as part of the Sandman Universe series of totally-not-Vertigo comics at DC. Starting in October with Sandman Universe Presents Hellblazer #1, Constantine will pull a magic trick of having two number […]

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 cover by Caspar Wijngaard Annual #2

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Annual #2 Review- The Cutest Couple in the Outer Rim

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Nokk and Winloss are a pair of galactic beast hunters on a remote planet beyond the Outer Rim. They've been hired by Doctor Aphra to hunt down an ancient mythical beast protecting a treasure in an ancient temple. Aphra is working on behalf of a crime lord who wants their own giant monster […]

Dreaming #1 cover by Jae Lee and June Chung

The Dreaming #1 Advance Review: Ambitious, but It Doesn't Draw You In

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Dreaming is fractured and broken, and the Sandman is still missing. Lucien and Matthew are doing what they can to handle the crisis, but faceless figures are spilling into the realm. A demon lord watches just from beyond the barrier to the Dreaming, ready to strike. Dora the Monstress is playing at […]

First Look at Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara's Coda #5

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first-look preview at Coda #5, the latest issue of the hit comic by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara. Lest you think it's not a hit, BOOM! was sure to mention in the synopsis that it sold out before the first issue was even released: This all-new series, which sold out at […]

Sandman Universe #1 cover by Jae Lee and June Chung

A Sandman Newbie Reviews Sandman Universe #1: This Isn't for New Readers

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Dreaming is fractured and broken. Its residents fear a total collapse. Lucien sends out the raven, Matthew, to find the ruler of the Dreaming, the Sandman/Daniel/Dream. To enter the real world, Matthew must find a dream and awaken the dreamer. His first attempt is foiled by an encounter with Dora. Afterwards, he […]

Coda #3 cover by Matias Bergara

Coda #3 Review: The Giant with a Fortress on its Back

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sir Hum's Pentacorn has been poisoned, and the former bard himself has been left behind as the attack on Ridgetown begins. He seeks help from the mad sorcerer, but Hum must find his own way out of the trap. Before long, the Pentacorn has been healed and is angrier than ever, and Sir […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it's time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Coda #2 by Matias Bergara

Coda #2 Review: Unreliable Narrator and a Unreliable Wizard

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sir Hum was unable to escape Ridgetown with the Ylf they had chained up in their vault. The mayor caught him and was ready to execute the former bard. Thankfully, his Pentacorn was able to raise enough Hell that Hum was able to get off with an exile. He next finds a tower […]

Look Inside Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara's Coda #2

BOOM! Studios is on a "first look" kick this week, releasing previews of upcoming comics like there's no tomorrow (which, given the current climate, is a fair assumption). The latest comic on the list is Coda #2, by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara. A press release provides more details: This all-new series, which sold out at […]

Coda #1 cover by Matias Bergara

Coda #1 Review: Apocalypse Meets Dungeons & Dragons

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] There used to be magic in the world. Then a self-proclaimed dark lord destroyed all the magic. A former travelling bard calling himself X and called Sir Hum by others is trying to get his wife back from one of the warlord gangs running rampant across the world. Hum finds a settlement in […]

BOOM! Studios Previews 9 Pages from Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara's Coda

BOOM! Studios has released a preview of Coda, the upcoming series from Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara. "This is Si Spurrier unleashed, creating a truly unique and exciting new world in Coda that's equal parts Mad Max and High Fantasy," said BOOM! editor Eric Harburn in a press release. "Teamed with Matías Bergara, who's delivering career-defining […]

Check in on Regular Show 25 Years Later: BOOM! Studios June 2018 Solicits

New miniseries, By Night from writer John Allison and artist Christine Larsen, begins, you can hate Mondays once more with Garfield Homecoming, and see how things turn out with Regular Show: 25 Years Later. All of this plus Adventure Time, Power Rangers, Planet of the Apes, WWE, and plenty of others are revealed in the Boom! Studios June 2018 solicits. Details below.   APR181089 BY NIGHT #1 […]


We're Gonna Groove with Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara's Coda from BOOM! in May

As the comic book industry's May offerings continue to trickle out, BOOM! Studios has announced a new 12-issue series called Coda from Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara. The book will debut with an oversized (40 pgs) but regularly-priced ($3.99) first issue which, in addition to the main cover by Bergara, also includes variants by Jae Lee and Jeff […]

Godshaper SC

Godshaper SC Review: A Tightly Woven, Emotional Journey

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Diving into Godshaper, I already had high hopes. I'd read Eliot's review of the first issue, and it'd seemed right up my alley. Godshaper is set in a universe where the laws of physics began to mutate in the late '50s. Taking their place are gods — one for every person. Now the […]

Suicide Squad #33 cover by Eddy Barrows

Suicide Squad #33 Review: An Ugly and Mean-Spirited Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Juan Soria is a man who was once obsessed with the superheroes of his world. However, his life turned sour, and this has led him to being imprisoned in Belle Reve and recruited for the Suicide Squad. The Squad is responding to a sudden incursion of hornet-like aliens, and Juan and other low-powered […]

From "Butts, Boobs And Pecs" To Boom! Studios Panel At WonderCon

BOOM! Studios was looking to have a big presence at Wondercon 2017 with a number of show exclusives as well having their creative people on panels throughout the convention. But the big one for BOOM! was their Friday panel, BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours, where they covered all four of their BOOM! imprints – KaBOOM, BOOM! […]