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A Comic Show – From Secret Six To Crossed One Hundred

Aaron Haaland writes, Hey Fandom, I’m back with another fat stack of New Comics Now! It’s not a big week, but there’s some stand outs. DC leads with Gail Simone‘s Secret Six #1, which I enjoyed. Catman is back! I’m …

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Batman Fans, You Could Win A Lot Of Batman Stuff

DC Comics has just announced a Batman Holiday Sweepstakes. You have until December 10th to enter. Prizes include according to the official rules: a Batman Arkham City Batarang Replica by Triforce; a Batman Arkham Origins signed collector’s edition; a Fisher-Price …

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A Look Inside The Art Of Sean Phillips

Sean Phillips, the artist behind such books as Criminal, Sleeper, Incognito, and Fatale, has worked with Dynamite Entertainment to put out a collection of his art. The Art of Sean Phillips is available in both hard and soft covers as well …

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Thumper: It’s Not Cheating If You Get your Funny Fix Outside Of The Mainstream

By Mark Avo If you’re the kind of comic reader that searches spinner racks and back-issue long boxes for something funny you know the excitement of finding a book that has you on your back, rolling around and laughing. There …

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From Strip To Script – The Webcomic Camp Weedonwantcha

By Josh Hechinger As ever, as always (well, I mean, this is only the fourth installment), the plan here is that I’ll take a finished page of comics by someone else, and try to reverse engineer the script for it, …

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New Episode Of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D Tonight. New Issue Of Inhuman Tomorrow.

Three weeks ago, Marvel published Inhuman #8 on a special send-twice-as-many-copies-as-shops-ordered deal, and the comic was published the day after the recent Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode which had a few… revelations.

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#GivingTuesday In Comics

So you’ve spent all you could on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. But you still have money left. What to do with it? Comics have some ideas. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is participating in #GivingTuesday by …

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Advance Review: Alan Moore’s Crossed +100 #1 Brings Us The Future Of Horror

Having interviewed Alan Moore about his six issue comic series Crossed +100 with Gabriel Andrade for Bleeding Cool and Bleeding Cool Magazine, I of all people should have had some idea what to expect from the first issue of the …

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Frankensteining All The DC Comics Convergence Issues Together

We are still waiting on details on the weekly book by Jeff King and Scott Lobdell, twisting and turning through the Convergence, but here are all of the two-part comics running in April and May in 2015, as DC Comics …

Jimmy Palmiotti Takes His Harley Quinn Vibe To Boom, With Newsarama’s Matt Brady

Okay, this is probably the DC Comics scalp I was hearing about last week. Maybe not exactly a scalp, Jimmy Palmiotti is as well known for his Image work as his DC. But it’s certainly a significant addition to Boom!’s ranks. …

Yes Folks, Kelly Thompson And Ross Campbell And The New Creative Team On Jem And The Holograms

Okay we knew it was Ross Campbell. And we thought it might be Kelly Thompson. Right on both counts, The creative team of the new Jem And The Holograms comic book from IDW in March. Take it away, PR piece! …

Visual Ballet – Talking With Lady Death’s Marc Borsel About The New Series

Lady Death is returning to comics from Boundless, via an already-funded-at-200% Kickstarter (with three days to go). Bleeding Cool Editor-In-Chief, Hannah Means-Shannon talked to the comic’s artist Marc Bostel about the return of Lady Death, and got a look at the process of …

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Valiant Brings Back The Prestige Format. Ish. But Still Only $3.99.

For those of you yearning for a return to the glory days of The Dark Knight Returns (more on that later), Gotham by Gaslight and Kingdom Come (can’t wait till Convergence), Valiant has been touting the return of “prestige format” …

So, About That Marc Silvestri Batman Comic… And What It Means For DC

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Marc Silvestri was coming to DC Comics to work on a Batman book to follow the upcoming Convergence event…. He’s not going to be alone. Expect upheavals for a number of books with …

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Shaft, Ash In Space, A Chaos Christmas And More This Week From Dynamite

We have five exclusive extended previews this week for books shipping from Dynamite. The new Shaft #1, the last issue of the Jennifer Blood: Born Again, The Chaos Holiday Special, the new Army of Darkness #1 and Chastity #6. Shaft …

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Kevin Keller Gets A Beard For 2015

Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first out gay character, saw his own series come to an end last year. But it appears that he will be returning in 2015… with a beard. Really Kevin? You came out already, we know you’re …

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Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, Max Brooks, Kieron Gillen, Justin Jordan And David Lapham All From Avatar Press This Week

This is a big week for Avatar Press with six books hitting the shelves including Crossed +100 #1 by Alan Moore and the wrap up of Extinction Parade: War by Max Brooks. You also have David Lapham on Crossed: Badlands, …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Angela To Secret Six, Thanos Vs. Hulk, Wolf Moon, And More!

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

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Dragon Age: Inquisition – Exquisition

By Patrick Dane Bioware’s work on Mass Effect ranks among some of my favorite in all of gaming. The blending of narrative prowess and bombastic blockbuster action is a potent mix that makes it one of the biggest, yet personal …

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Suicide Squad To Include Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy And More

Variety is reporting that the cast for Warner Bros / DC Entertainment film Suicide Squad has been set. Jared Leto will play the Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney …

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CBS Testing Vampire Diaries Star As Potential Supergirl

CBS may be getting close to casting their Supergirl for the Greg Berlanti / Ali Adler produced hour drama that the network gave a series commitment to a few months back. According to The Wrap, one of the actresses being …

“We Blow The Hell Out Of It” – Clip from Tonight’s Agents Of SHIELD

On tonight’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, what’s left of the super secret organization is in a race against Hydra to locate a hidden underground city that ties into the blue alien that we saw last season, the cryptic writing Coulson (Clark Gregg) …

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Walking Dead Spinoff Adds Two To The Cast

AMC’s upcoming untitled The Walking Dead spinoff has added two members to the cast of the pilot. Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey will play the children of a female guidance counselor who, along with a divorced male teacher, try …

Gandalf Will Not Allow It – Clip From The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies

Warner Bros. has released this clip from The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies. Here we see Gandalf (Ian McKellen) trying to get Thranduil (Lee Pace) to go and warn the dwarves but the elf refuses… a job that …

Extended Trailer For Flash Vs Arrow

Tonight is the first of the two-part crossover event between The Flash and The Arrow. The CW has released this extended trailer for the episode simply titled Flash Vs Arrow which shows Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), John Diggle (David Ramsey) …

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Stephen Colbert Has Been A Star Wars Fan Longer Than You

Stephen Colbert is in the final run toward the end of his Comedy Central series The Colbert Report. After having taken the Thanksgiving week off, Colbert returned last night and immediately talked about a huge conflict in the desert heating …

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The SML Podcast – Discussing Black Friday Sales And New Releases


By Joe Cammisa Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 94: Black Friday Peace Sells, here on Bleeding Cool! Two guests this week as we once again welcome back what seems like a new co-host …

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Telltale’s Game Of Thrones: Iron From Ice Review – Play The Game

By Patrick Dane Every winning streak has to come to an end sometime, especially when you are talking about creative output. There are too many variables, too many moving cogs, too many risky ideas. It’s improbable that every work produced …

Batman: Arkham Knight Shows Off The Batmobile In New Trailer

By Patrick Dane Batman: Arkham Knight is a long time coming. It’s been 1140 days since the last Rocksteady Batman game Arkham City, and we still have 183 until the newest and, presumably, final installment from the developer. Of course, …

AMC Teases The Walking Dead’s Spring Return

After last night’s The Walking Dead fall finale, if you are already itching for more. Here is the teaser trailer for the mid-season premiere. Warning, if you haven’t seen last night’s episode then the video contains spoilers about a characters …

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James Gunn Nixs Nova For Guardians 2 And Talks Shared Universes

On his Facebook page, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn made a post about Hollywood suddenly focusing on making shared universes before making good movies. You can read his post at the link above. The interesting thing started happening …

Skye Vs Agent May – A Clip From Tomorrow’s Agents Of SHIELD

Now this is an interesting clip from tomorrow night’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD fall finale. We open with Billy Koenig (Patton Oswalt) and Raina (Ruth Negga) in a room together when Skye (Chloe Bennet) knocks on the door to get …

Tales From The Borderlands’ Smooth Steps In Interactive Storytelling – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, 2014 has been a bumper year for Tellttale Games, with season 2 of The Walking Dead game released a few months ago, now the first chapter of Tales from The Borderlands this past week and the first …

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Telltale’s Game Of Thrones Episode 1 Trailer Lands

By Patrick Dane Telltale have released the new trailer for Game of Thrones: Iron from Ice today. We’ll just place it here for your viewing pleasure: Patrick Dane, once a would be filmmaker, has somewhat accidentally found himself as an entertainment journalist …

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Nick Frost Talks Riding Along With Santa For Doctor Who Advent Calendar

In this Doctor Who extra, Nick Frost talks about doing a ride-along with Santa Claus as research for his roll in the upcoming special Last Christmas. Frost will be playing St. Nicholas opposite Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman. This is …

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Idris Elba And The Science Of Racing

Luther and Thor star Idris Elba has signed on to front a new Discovery Channel show that will focus on the science of racing. In the four part series, Elba will try to master rally driving, street racing, power boating …