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The Daily LITG, New Year's Eve 2019, Happy Birthday Steve Rude

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. Later today we will be running the Top 100 Power List for the Comics Industry. 9am PT, noon ET, 5pm GMT… The 10 most-read stories yesterday […]

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Legends Create Colouring Book For ComicBooks For Kids

ComicBooks For Kids! has created a new colouring book using bith established comic book creators and new talent, as well as biographies for the artists featured within, a first for colouring books. Titled Legends Vol 1, this volume includes previously published art, new art or unseen-until-now art from the likes of John Bolton, Gary Gianni, […]

Mike Baron and Steve Rude's Nexus Returns in February

Mike Baron and Steve Rude's Nexus Returns in February

Dark Horse Comics has announced a new volume of Nexus from Mike Baron and Steve Rude coming this February in both a regular and deluxe edition. Nexus, of course, debuted on Monday Night Raw in 2010 by attacking John Cena and C.M. Punk… no, wait, that's pro wrestling stable The Nexus. But it's an easy […]

Man of Steel #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #2 Review: The First Issue Wasn't a Fluke

In the past, we find a Guardian and an intergalactic king arguing after the death of Krypton. They both know that Rogol Zaar is somehow responsible, and the king thinks that the Guardian, Appa Ali Apsa, may have participated. In the present, new Daily Planet reporter Robinson Goode begins stirring up trouble and asking about […]


Manhunter #1 Review: Manhunter Likes Hunting Man

DC continues with their dive into Jack Kirby with a return of Manhunter. Though he is oddly dressed like one of the Manhunters that preceded the Green Lantern Corps of Oa, this is actually the Manhunter known as Paul Kirk, another of Kirby's creations. This Manhunter is most known for the actions of his clone, […]

DC to Celebrate Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday with Ambitious Post-Apocalyptic Series

Kamandi Challenge To Commemorate Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday Next Year

Back in April, Bleeding Cool told you a little bit about DC's plans for something they called Kamandi Challenge.  Now comes further word about the project, which is based on the world Jack Kirby created and DC Comics launched in 1972 in Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Kirby died in 1994 and 2017 would have […]

Steve Rude And Mike Baron Revive Nexus As A Weekly Strip Funded By Kickstarter

Nexus is back. As is The Moth. As a weekly newspaper strip with a mailed subscription. And funded on Kickstarter. We will launch this project with a brand new story from the award-winning comic Nexus, which will be chronicled in 35 individual strips, released one strip per week. When our Nexus storyline is completed, it will […]

And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was

Posted by Travis Ellison... this History Of The DC Universe image used to appear in the DC Comics lobby, outside the elevators. I think I briefly saw it once on an attempt to gatecrash the place during one NYCC several years ago. It's gone now, replace by a New 52 panel instead, which will be […]

Before You Give Thanks… You Can Hit The VA Comic Con

The Virginia Comic Con is being held November 22nd and 23rd in Richmond. The guest of honor at this years show is Jae Lee and there is a $1,000.oo cash costume contest judged by Ivy Doomkitty. Other guests include Billy Tucci (Shi), Dan Parnet (Archie), Gary Cohn (Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld), Herb Trimpe (The Incredible […]

Three Cheers For Birmingham International Comic Expo (ICE)

By Olly MacNamee   Shane Chebsey, along with his personal super team of volunteers and friends, organized the welcome return of ICE in Birmingham and certainly knew how to put on a show. With guests galore and so many panels over just the one day event, my only real problem was not being able to […]

Things to Do In Birmingham This Summer If You Like Comics

By Olly MacNamee With the summer finally here and the holidays only around the corner, thoughts may very well turn to summer holiday excursions and days out. For me, the highlight of Birmingham's summer is the welcome return of the much-lamented Birmingham International Comic Expo on Saturday August 2nd. Although, for those of us in […]

DC Comics Cancels Adventures Of Superman With #17

It was the digital first comic that opened with controversy, the hiring of Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story for the anthology series. The considerable commotion saw artist Chris Sprouse withdraw and, officially, DC were looking for a replacement artist. But actually they weren't, it was a lie to save face. Incredibly embarrassed […]

Reference Book For Comic Artists Has Its Sights On An Indiegogo Record

Project title: 21 Draw Campaign live on IndieGogo: May 01 – May 31 Hi Bleeding Cool! The 21 Draw art project launched last week on IndieGogo. After only 3 days the project was funded with over $60,000 and is still rising. We are set to break the Indiegogo art record and we want your help […]

Things To Do In Kansas City If You Like Comics – Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3

Carl V. Anderson writes for Bleeding Cool:  Have you ever wanted to meet and spend time with your favorite comic creators? Now you have that chance!  Meet Frank Cho, Steve Rude, Mark Chiarello, Camilla d'Errico, Terry Dodson, Dave Dorman, Mark Schultz, Tim Bruckner and other world renowned creators as over 200 artists converge on Kansas […]

The Dude And Adventures Of Superman

I grew up loving Steve Rude's artwork. Nexus was just a gorgeous book and always caught my eye as something unique and different. So when I reported a few days back about the new line up for the digital-first Adventures Of Superman, it made me very happy to see Steve's name along with Jerry Ordway. […]

Niles, Ordway And DeConnick Head Up Next Batch Of Creators On Adventures Of Superman

DC Comics announced the line-up for this springs digital-first anthology series, Adventures Of Superman. The line up includes Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Joe Keatinge, Ming Doyle, Jerry Ordway, Steve Rude, Matthew Dow Smith and more. Here is the line up for March and April: March 10 – "STRANGE VISITOR" 1/3 – Joe Keatinge, Ming Doyle & […]

DC Announces Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill by Len Wein and Steve Rude

We are getting seriously close to Before Watchmen: Multi-Legged Chicken Waitress here… DC Comics have announced a new Before Watchmen comic concentrated on Dollar Bill, the bank-sponsored superhero of the Minutemen, who died during a bank robbery when his cape was caught in a revolving door. Did I just spoil the end? MTV reports the […]