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Neil Gaiman: 'Good Omens' TV Series May Not Look The Way You Think, And That's OK

Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex, Frost/Nixon) and David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) had been cast as the leads in Amazon’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s humor-fantasy novel Good Omens, Gaiman took to his Tumblr account on Tuesday to begin managing fan expectations as the series ramps[...]


Post NYCC – Prism Comics Presents: Autobio In Queer Comics

By Joe Glass I have to start this piece with an apology: when I sat in on this panel, I found myself suffering complete technical failure. It seems in Room 1A01 it is a complete deadzone for the internet. Whilst the shocking uselessness of the complimentary WiFi provided by 'LexCorp' was a common topic of […]

All Of Cerebus, All For Free, All On Tumblr, All With Permission

Running for 300 issues, for twenty-five years, it is 6000 pages long.And it is running, with permission of Dave Sim, one page a day on Tumblr The first two pages are up If completed it will take twenty years to conclude Tumblr may not even be around that long Just consider it a daily comic book strip[...]

Fans Of Mahou Shounen Breakfast Club Must Now Go Without

Mahou Shounen Breakfast Club is a webcomic by longstanding webcomic creators, Katie O'Neill and Toril Orlesky, taking place amongst voice actors working in animation, and set in Japan. Or rather, "was". Because it attracted criticism. Such as, Anonymous asked: God damn this is why I hate it when ignorant white people like you try to make stuff about […]

Tales From The Four Color Closet: Discovering Bakersfield, Earth In The Tumblrzone

By Joe GlassI stumbled across a true delight on Tumblr the other day.In a little corner of the world of procrastination that is Tumblr, I found Bakersfield, Earth by David Quantic and Tamra Bonvillain.The comic tells the story of Betrice, resident of the titular Californian city with a secret: Betrice is actually an alien from[...]

A New Comic Book Series Starring Jean Grey To Be Announced In A Couple Of Months?

Maybe she'll get a better code name as well, since everyone decided that Marvel Girl was just  bit terrible sometime in the eighties. But All-New X-Men writer Brian Bendis has been hinting for some time that he'd like to see an ongoing Jean Grey series. Well, Bleeding Cool sources that have proved fairly reliable in the past, […]

What Every Retailer Needs To Know About Ordering Teen Dog – Thug Pug!

It seems to have the company mission statement to bring Tumblr into comic shops, something Boom also managed with Adventure Time and Bee & PuppyCat And I've spent a little while pointing out such moves to retailer who may not have been as familiar with the work being brought through the door via aiming-to-be-helpful articles like this, this, and this...But[...]

Tales From The Four Color Closet – Talking With James Tynion IV

By Joe GlassJames Tynion IV has had a great time of it for his comics career.Between starting his career straight on Batman, co-writing back-up features with superstar writer Scott Snyder, he then moved onto a series of New 52 titles including Talon, Red Hood and the Outlaws and now is one of the writing team[...]

Find Out More About Ultimate Comics, Post Cataclysm, This Friday

Okay, it can mean several conversations with sources, company reps, the Bleeding Cool lawyers, my editor-in-chief ans a variety of advisers.And sometimes it's just going to Brian Bendis' Tumblr and going CTRL-C and CTRL V.Like today.demonsee Q:Will there be more than one survivor of Ultimate Cataclysm?find out friday So there we go[...]

Lea Hernandez Interprets The Harley Quinn Script

Late Night Fun....Lea Hernandez on her DivaLea tumblr posted this image of a "naked" Harley Quinn with a toaster and a bathtub.. and make sure you check out her latest work at the Garlicks.   Late Night Fun....Lea Hernandez on her DivaLea tumblr posted this image of a "naked" Harley Quinn with a toaster and a bathtub..[...]

How Young Avengers Got Its Squee Back – MASSIVE SPOILERS For #8

Wait till your local comic store opens.And for those of you on Tumblr who just want the squee to cut and paste.. well, this post was written for you.Spoilers It is possible I may have mentioned those First though a little panel play The book has been rather experimental with its use of comic book[...]

All Your Tumblr Are Belong To Yahoo

So Yahoo is buying Tumblr for over a billion dollars The micro-blogging network sometimes seemingly to be supported by pure feels, is deemed worth that amount by Yahoo, a company which, well, sorry can anyone remind me what Yahoo do these days? I seem to have forgotten.So well done Tumblrers, showing us how much you[...]

Monsters University Viral Tumblr – Excuse Me, Grumblr – Offers New Images And Video

Apparently running off-radar since Boxing Day, there's a Monsters University viral Tumblr or, rather, Grumblr All the while it's been drip-feeding us new images and video.. and nobody seems to have noticed until Stitch Kingdom flagged it up today.The best bit so far is this clip.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR_aNGGJ1Sk[/youtube]I like that they're not wearing kit, or even sashes,[...]

My Favourite Images From The Hawkeye Initiative – And One Of My Own

We mentioned this ysterday, a social media-driven satire on the portrayal of women in comic books with people redrawiing certain scenes recast with Hawkeye. Just because. Here are a few of my favourites… and I just had to do one of my own with a famous Emma Frost image from New X-Men, didn't I?   […]

Tumblr Gently Weeps For Journey Into Mystery

And then went to Tumblr to see the reaction.Journey Into Mystery is a book that has found its home on that social network site-of-sites Now, there will be spoilers below In fact, I would suggest that you go back to issue #622 and read the whole thing before going any further.Then maybe you'll be able[...]