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The Dead Hand #5 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #5 Review: More Cold War Intrigue and Danger

Harriet has come face-to-face with Roger, aka the Dead Hand. Roger panics, but Carter calms him as best as possible. Carter and Renae get her out of the room, but Roger wants to talk to Harriet again soon. Carter and Renae are now forced to explain what the Dead Hand and what Mountainview really are […]

The Dead Hand #4 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #4 Review: Uncovering the Truth in the Name of Teen Angst

We are shown how Renae raised Harriet, as Harriet and her friends go on a drunken joyride that ends in a car accident and Carlson bringing her back to Renae. Harriet lets it slip that she overheard about the Dead Hand and that she saw Carlson kill the hiker. Renae and Carlson need to know […]

The Dead Hand #3 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #3 Review: Deepening the Conspiracy

Frederick had an MI6 agent friend named Ellis, and Frederick was supposed to contact Ellis by now. Now Ellis wants to go to Mountainview and figure out what happened to his friend. Meanwhile, Harriet wants to know more about the Dead Hand. Carter and Renae have united the council to decide what to do after […]

The Dead Hand #2 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #2 Advance Review: Another Excellent Issue and Shock Ending

Carter Carlson reminisces on his work with French operator Renae in Tripoli before returning to the present and interrogating the so-called novelist who wandered into Mountainview. Carter wants to know what this "writer" knows about the Dead Hand. Meanwhile, Harriet tries to cope with what she saw Sheriff Carlson doing to the novelist earlier. The […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses April 11th, 2018: Sorting Out the New Series'

We're going to start this installment with a bit of housekeeping for those who, for whatever reason, follow my exploits here on Bleeding Cool. For those not interested, which is completely understandable, you can just start at the list below. I've been working on getting into a schedule–practically since I started on here about 10 […]


The Dead Hand #1 cover by Stephen Mooney and Jordie Bellaire

The Dead Hand #1 Review: Brubaker-Esque Cold War Action and Intrigue

Carter Carlson was a special ops agent during the Cold War. He performed many top-secret wet work missions, and, at the end of the war, he was sent after a group of Soviet scientists allegedly responsible for creating many of the most dangerous weapons of the war. However, he finds a facility abandoned, scientists left […]

Stephen Mooney Cover For King: Prince Valiant #4

The final issue of King: Prince Valiant series from Dynamite is out soon and there will be an additional set of covers offered. The new covers by Stephen Mooney features a close up of the iconic symbol of Prince Valiant. The fourth issue, written by Nate Cosby and drawn by Ron Salas also has a […]

Stephen Mooney's Steamy Cover For The Spirit

Stephen Mooney has done up this retailer exclusive cover featuring Lorelei Rox. This cover of Will Eisner's The Spirit #1 is available only through In Your Dreams Collectibles. The new take on the Spirit is by Matt Wagner, Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner and hits comic shelves on July 1st. In celebration of the 75th […]


Stephen Mooney Comes To DC Comics

Okay, not exactly sure what he's doing. But, from my own research, I think we can expect an announcement shortly that Stephen Mooney, of Half Past Danger and the CSI: Dying In The Gutters comic that killed me off, is to work on a new project for DC Comics. Announced at the Las Vegas Diamond […]

Half Past Danger Launches With A Big Bang

Colin Mahoney writes… Queue outside the store pre-launch Big Bang Comics, the Dublin-based store behind the DICE convention, held the official launch of IDW's Half Past Danger last week. Irish writer and artist Stephen Mooney was signing copies of issue one, and a limited edition numbered print (100) that was only available on the night. […]

Stephen Mooney's Half Past Danger For IDW

Announced at the Dublin comics convention D.I.C.E. is a new creator-owned series from long time IDW licensed comics artist Stephen Mooney, Half Past Danger. This looks like quite an incredible comic strip with flashes from Terry And The Pirates, Dan Dare and so much more. An Irish marine, Tommy "Irish" Flynn, fighting for the USA […]