The Wake


Five Reasons To Read The Wake By Scott Snyder And Sean Murphy

By Matt Spector Science and mythology collide under the sea in Vertigo Comic's apocalyptic epic, The Wake. Created by Scott Snyder (Batman) and Sean Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus), this Eisner Award winning miniseries is as smartly written as it is beautiful to look at. Here are the top five spoiler-filled reasons you should be reading […]




Comics for Your Indie Cred: The Pride #3 On ComiXology Today

Junior New York Correspondent Liz Hey writes: Let's start by just addressing facts: The Pride is the comic you know you should already be reading. You've been thinking this ever since reading Bleeding Cool's past reviews when Issues #1 and #2 came out. It's the kind of progressive style smothered in just-kitschy-enough humor that you'd […]

Well The Wake Just Gets Scarier And Scarier Crashing Toward Finale

It was already a horror comic in many ways—I mean all those tight, enclosed spaces on the underwater research station in the first issue reminiscent of being trapped on a space ship in an Alien movie. And don't forget the vindictive, powerful, and inexplicably motivated denizens of the deep who seem to want to wipe […]


Here Are The Eisner Awards Nominations For 2014

To be presented at San Diego Comic Con… here are the nominations for the Eisner Awards 2014. This is the year of Hawkeye, of Saga and of The Wake. Of Love And Rockets, of March Book One and Bluffton: My Summers with Buster. And of Fantagraphics and Image Comics ruling the roost… Who wins of course, well, […]


A Comic Show – Silver Surfer Says, 'Keep Calm & Hang On'!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, it's me, Aaron, with a stack of New Comics Now! I'm back from the DC Roadshow and Megacon with a con-flu! There was "projectile" before and after this video and I'm currently typing this from my comfy bed. Also, Diamond Comics shorted me […]


Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Comics of 2013

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon In case you haven't noticed, this is the first year in which Bleeding Cool has done "best of" lists, and there are many reasons for that. In the past, we've rightly acknowledged that to single out only a few comics for praise is to exclude others and with comics […]

Diving Deeper Into The Wake #5: An In-depth Discussion Of The Series So Far

One of our New York correspondents, Elizabeth Heyman, writes for Bleeding Cool: The fifth issue of Vertigo's The Wake was already legendary among the book's readers a month before it was even released. Simply alluding to the particular comic anywhere within earshot of a comic shop or an online forum would always be met with […]



Batwoman #25 And The Wake #5 To Increase In Size… And Price

DC Comics has reminded retailers that, rather than the JH Williams III/Hayden Blackman story for Batwoman #25, the book will now be a tie-in to Batman's "Zero Year" storyline, written by Marc Andreyko, with art by Trevor McCarthy and Jim Fern and a cover by Stephane Roux. So not the cover solicited right… Kate Kane […]