Skottie Young

The Daily LITG, 3rd March 2020 – Happy Birthday Skottie Young

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. The 10 most-read stories yesterday The Cartmel Masterplan is Now the Chibnall Masterplan – 19 Questions (And Some Answers) From Doctor Who Finale Wally West – […]

Preview: Strange Academy

The Many Varied Classes of Strange Academy in #2 Preview

Marvel Comics has been running previews for Strange Academy #1 in all its titles of late. With some lovely looking work from Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos. But Bleeding Cool always likes to go one better so here are a few blurry pages from issue 2 already… UPDATE: Apologies, we early attributed the following page […]

Marvel Has a Secret Skottie Young Project Page... What Are They Hiding?

Marvel Has a Secret Skottie Young Project Page… What Are They Hiding?!

Tuesday night. After 11PM here in the Midwestern United States. In England, home of Bleeding Cool Rumourmonger-in-Chief Rich Johnston, it's after 4AM. But that didn't stop Rich from popping into the Bleeding Cool bullpen to demand that someone cover this breaking story, and that they do it tonight! Time is running out!!! "Oi!" Rich said, […]

'Middlewest' Volume 1 Kicks off Epic Story of Magic and Adventure (REVIEW)

'Middlewest' Book 1 Kicks off Epic Story of Magic and Adventure (REVIEW)

If you've been holding off on picking up Middlewest because you missed out on the comic' first few issues, here's your chance to catch up. Middlewest Book One is an epic adventure story from Skottie Young's very vibrant imagination, with jaw-dropping art from Jorge Corona. It's a pretty timeless book, populated with epic characters and […]

'Middlewest' #7: Timeless Folk Tale with Contemporary Twist (REVIEW)

'Middlewest' #7: Timeless Folk Tale with Contemporary Twist (REVIEW)

I can't get enough of Middlewest. There is something so primal and magical about this amazing story, writ large with timeless characters and rendered even larger with an art style that never lets up. It's The Wizard of Oz, but with carnies and tornado monsters. There's even a tin man, but his name is Wrench. […]

BC Figure History Thursday: Spider-Gwen!

Welcome to Figure History Thursday! Every Thursday, we will be going over the history of a character's toy history, with a focus on action figures. Some characters have many toys made in their image, some only a few. Us collectors like to have them all, but sometimes it can be hard to know what is […]

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Storm is the Latest Marvel Animated Statue From Gentle Giant

Storm is coming to Gentle Giant's Marvel Animated statue line. She will become the 2oth release, which is crazy. These statues are based on the artwork of Skottie Young, and have been insanely popular with collectors. Storm will retail for $64.99 and can be preordered right now here. She will be released in spring of […]

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Cyclops Becomes the 19th Marvel Animated Statue From Gentle Giant

Cyclops will be the next Marvel Animated statue from Gentle Giant. This is the 19th statue based on the art of Skottie Young, and for my money one of the cutest. look at his little round belly! Like all of the others, this one stands at about under 4 inches and features a detailed sculpt […]

Despite Reports of Dangerous Hidden Magic, Image Previews Middlewest #1

Despite dire reports of dangerous hidden magic inside Middlewest, the new comic book by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona, Image comics is pressing ahead with a planned November release anyway and even sent out a preview of the book to media outlets Wednesday morning. On the surface, Middlewest may seem like an innocent creator-owned fantasy comic […]

Fantastic Four #1 cover by Esad Ribic

Fantastic Four #1 Review: Return of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine

The Thing enjoys a day out with Alicia Masters, and the Human Torch attends a Mets game with Wyatt Wingfoot. Their days are interrupted when the Fantastic Four signal lights up New York. The Human Torch races to where the signal was shot from, assuming Mister Fantastic, Invisible Woman, and their kids are finally back. […]

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Skottie Young and Jorge Corona Blend Bluth, Miyazaki, and Henson in Middlewest

Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, Image announced a new series by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona with painted covers by Mike Huddleston, launching in November. The book is called Middlewest, and Young describes its influences in a press release: I'm putting so much of myself and my life into this book that sometimes I have […]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics for June 13th, 2018: Hawkman Lives

We'v reached the end of another week, and it's time to take stock! That means it's time for the Top and Bottom 5 comics of June 13th, 2018. What will win? What will lose? What will get people mad at me? Let's find out together! Winners 1. Hawkman #1 Hawkman #1 finally came out this week– […]

I Hate Fairyland #19 cover by Skottie Young

I Hate Fairyland #19 Review: One Joke Told Too Many Times

Gertrude and Larry have gone to space to steal a priceless egg from a giant beast called Humpilump. After their ride gets eaten, the two flee the planet to take the egg back to Fairyland. It's here that Gertrude is presented with a way to truly escape Fairyland for good. However, it may involve doing […]

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Gwenpool Marvel Animated Statue Coming to SDCC from Gentle Giant

Gwenpool may have lost her comic, but she is coming to SDCC this year. The Marvel Animated statue from Gentle Giant, based on the art of Skottie Young, will be an exclusive at their booth. She stands at about three inches tall like the others in the line and will feature our hero drinking a […]