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Pedro Martinez, Aaron Boone, Chase Ultey among our best baseball cards trades

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Baseball’s Winter Meetings are where were we expect lots of trades to go down each year. This year, the Hot Stove has been …

Aaron Boone

World's Largest Collection of X-Men Memorabilia Will Put Yours to Shame

Guinness World Records has recognized Eric Jaskolka as the new record holder for the “Largest collection of X-Men memorabilia.” Jaskolka’s array of …

Comics

James Franco, Simon Kinberg, ‘Wonder Woman’ Scribe Allan Heinberg Team On Fox’s Marvel Mutant ‘Multiple Man’

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Fox is developing a film vehicle for James Franco to play the Marvel Comics character <i>Multiple Man,</i> with <i>Wonder Woma</i>n scribe Allan Heinberg …

Comics

BECKETT Acquires COMIC BOOK CERTIFICATION SERVICE

Credit: Beckett Media<p>Price guide publisher Beckett Media has acquired CBCS, the Comic Book Certification Service. The CBCS offers comic book grading …

Kick-Ass creator working on first comic book for Netflix

Debuts in spring 2018<p>After producing original TV series and films, Netflix is ready to embark on a new quest: creating an original comic book.<p>Mark Millar, creator of comics series like <i>Kick-Ass, Wanted</i> and <i>Kingsman: The Secret Service</i>, will pen a new comic, called <i>The Magic Order. The Magic Order</i> will …

Comics

Why Brian Michael Bendis' switch from Marvel to DC is such a big deal

A 20-year Marvel veteran switches sides<p>Brian Michael Bendis, a 20-year Marvel veteran, will join DC Comics, the publisher announced today. Not only will Bendis be writing DC Comics characters for nearly the first time, he’ll be writing them exclusively, breaking ties with Marvel Comics.<p>So Bendis’ …

Comics

5 Comics to Read After You've Seen 'Thor: Ragnarok'

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> has it all: sibling rivalry, superhero battles, the final fate of mythical realms, <i>and</i> the Hulk dressed up like a gladiator. It's the …

How to Spot a Fake $1,000 Magic: The Gathering Card

Inside the card game’s seedy underbelly of counterfeits, repacks, and proxies.<p>The moment I touched the card I knew it was fake. It was a great looking counterfeit, but a counterfeit all the same.<p>"That's a card called Library of Alexandria, printed in 1994," Teddy Carfolite—a South Carolina school …

This New Batman Story Is an Instant Classic

Sound the alarm: we just got an instant classic Batman story. A comic book that joins the ranks of Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli’s Year One, …

Batman

'New Mutants' Trailer Gives First Look at 'X-Men' Spinoff

The Fox heroes are getting scary for Friday the 13th.<p>It's time to meet the <i>New Mutants</i>.<p>Fox has shared the first trailer for the X-Men spinoff, which …

Speculator’s Corner - Vol 1, Issue 1

Apparently, New Mutants Is More Shining Than Superhero Movie

As everyone sits around and talks about the Marvel and DC Cinematic Universes, Fox is quietly doing its own very cool superhero stuff. They’ve got</i> …

Dreamcasting HBO’s WATCHMEN Series

Now that we’ve learned work has begun on Damon Lindelof’s TV series adaptation of <i>Watchmen</i>, our thoughts turn to who might play the iconic graphic …

Spider-Man #1, X-Men #1 stolen from friendly neighborhood doorstep, say cops

Accused thief not too bright in trying to fence them<p>New York police say a man stole a package off a doorstep, found copies of X-Men #1 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 inside it, and was arrested trying to sell them at a nearby comics shop.<p>The Daily News reported today that the accused had no idea what …

Comics

The X-Men Spin-Off Is Proving It’s a Horror Movie in a Bloody Way

By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Sure, the New Mutants are technically superheroes, but the upcoming …

Comics

The first ever sketch of Wonder Woman

This is the first ever sketch of Wonder Woman by H.G. Peter from 1941. On the drawing, Peter wrote:Dear Dr. Marston, I slapped these two out in a …

Wonder Woman

Jeff Nelson opens 1992 Fleer and finds David Justice and Luis Sojo

Jeff Nelson has four World Series rings and plenty of stories to go along with them.<p>The former New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners relief pitcher …

Dusty Baker

All Star Comics #8 CGC 9.4 First Wonder Woman Sells For Record $936,223.00

An <i>All Star Comics #8</i> graded CGC 9.4 has just sold on ebay for a record $936,223.00. The December 1941 comic book contains the origin and first …

Comics

Comic Store Owners Refusing to Carry 'Marvel Legacy' Issues

Could order restrictions stall the company's fall comic book relaunch?<p>Marvel Entertainment's fall comic book line relaunch <i>Marvel Legacy</i> has hit a …

Comics

Comic Legends: How FF’s Movie Rights Led to the Last Lee/Kirby Comic

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and fortieth week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or …

Comics

Spider-Man spin-off Silver and Black snags release date as Bad Boys 3 is delayed again

Is anyone bothered about the latter though?<p>Good news for fans of comic-book heroes who probably don't need movies but are getting one anyway, Sony …

Movies

Aaron Judge's Jersey from Yankees Debut Sold for $157,366 at Auction

Aaron Judge's New York Yankees Major League Baseball debut jersey has been sold at auction for $157,366.<p>As Darren Rovell of ESPN reported, Steiner Sports held the sale, and the winning offer was made Sunday.<p>The price paid makes Judge's jersey the costliest from any of the United States' four main …

Derek Jeter

SDCC’17: Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics brings to TV the stories creators tell each other at conventions.

As if Robert Kirkman didn’t have enough to do already, AMC is tapping the creator of The Walking Dead for a new mini documentary series. One which …

Comics

In a World Without Fantastic Four Comics, DC Basically Decided to Make Their Own

For the past few years, the Fantastic Four have been absent—both in Marvel’s comics universe and in reality. Although Marvel seems to be uninterested …

‘Avengers: Infinity War’: Watch the Leaked Trailer That Won Comic-Con

Fans have been clamoring to see the first footage of the superhero extravaganza, which premiered at D23 and played this weekend at Comic-Con. Now’s …

Superheroes

Guess Who Showed Up in Marvel's Astonishing X-Men #1?

The Shadow King knows.<p>Marvel's new Astonishing X-Men comic just dropped a major bombshell for X-Men fans.<p><i>Warning: this article contains spoilers for</i> …

Comics

What’s Inside The Image Comics 25th Anniversary Blind Box?

You may recall Bleeding Cool covered the Image Comics 25th Anniversary Blind Box a fair few times when it was first being solicited. A $250 Blind Box …

Comics

Frank Quietly’s Variant Cover for Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1 (And a Gibbons Cover, Too)

As you may have heard, <i>Kingsman</i> (formally <i>The Secret Service</i>, renamed in accordance with the film version) has switched from Marvel’s Icon imprint to …

Comics

Avengers: Infinity War trailer - what does it reveal about Marvel's superhero-packed epic?

The second wildest audience reaction at Disney’s D23 Expo this year came when Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, called 15 cast members from Avengers: Infinity War on stage. The wildest, which came around four minutes later, was in response to what their superhuman alter egos had been up …

Superheroes