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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 …

New York Yankees

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 …

Comics

‘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 your chance.<p>“Don’t forget this might be dangerous, so let’s put on our mean faces,” cautions Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, guiding the Guardians of the …

Superheroes

Guess Who Showed Up in Astonishing X-Men?

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

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, Kingsman (formally The Secret Service, 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 …

Marvel Universe

Spider-Man Exhibit Examines the Passing-of-the-Torch Between Illustrators

The artistic voice of one illustrator is not easily reworked by newcomers, especially when it comes to the development of an icon. In the world of comics, the legacy and visual prowess of Spider-Man comic co-originator Steve Ditko is well-known. His gangly-limbed character, outfitted in red, blue, …

Comics

These Spider-Man: Homecoming Villains May Be the Key to a Whole New Franchise

This won’t be the last you see of Donald Glover and Michael Mando.<p>For the third time in just 15 years, a new Peter Parker—the sticky-fingered web-slinger from Queens—is making a splash on the big screen. Following in the spandex-clad footsteps of <b>Tobey Maguire</b> and <b>Andrew Garfield,</b> <b>Tom Holland</b> is …

Superheroes

Luke Cage Season 2: Two Comic Book Villains Cast - IGN

Welcome Nightshade and Bushmaster.<p>Marvel's Luke Cage has cast two comic book villains for Season 2.<p>Entertainment Weekly reports Gabrielle Dennis …

Comics

Introducing Relic Scout

The 100 Best Comic Books, according to Reddit

1. <b>The Walking Dead: Compendium One</b> by Robert Kirkman (Published in 2009 Mentioned 197 times)<p>2. <b>The Complete Calvin and Hobbes [Box Set]</b> by Bill …

Comics

The Best Comics of 2017 (So Far)

<i>This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017</i>.<p>Below, in purely alphabetical order, are 12 of the best bound comics volumes — …

Books

Analyzing Marvel’s May Sales: There Are Two Different Marvels and One’s Selling a Whole Lot Better

Next up is Marvel’s sales band chart for May. And Marvel’s sales are a little more complicated to look at than you might think. Standard disclaimers: …

Comics

Charlie Sheen reveals himself as seller of expensive Babe Ruth memorabilia

More<p>Two pieces of famous Babe Ruth memorabilia are likely to fetch more than a million dollars at auction this week — and now their famous owner has …

Comic Legends: Did X-Men Nearly Relaunch From the First Secret Empire?

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

Comics

The Powerful Popularity Of Superhero Comics During World War II

For the most part, I’ve met some amazing people in the comics world. Almost every person I’ve met — be them from podcasts, TV, Overstreet, and even …

Comics

'Preacher' Season 2: EP Confirms More Comic Book Canon, New Twists

"Preacher's" Jesse Cutler, Tulip, and Cassidy have finally hit the road together in the horror-comedy's second season, just as they were when they were first introduced in the Vertigo comic book. But executive producer Sam Catlin reminds you: even when things feel familiar to die-hard fans, the …

Marvel Unveils Launch Slate for Comic Book 'Legacy' Relaunch

Almost 50 series are confirmed to continue as the publisher pushes its new initiative across its superhero line in October.<p>Marvel Entertainment has …

Comics

This podcast is spotlighting some of the greatest Comics Shops in America

Earlier this week, the 3rd season of Anthony Desiato’s My Comic Shop History podcast began. In this series of podcasts, Desiato aims to explore the …

Comics

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' to Complete 30-Year-Plus Piece of Comics Mythology

Finally, Dazzler will make it to the big screen.<p>It's taken six <i>X-Men</i> movies — not counting spin-offs — and a near-miss cameo in last year's <i>X-Men:</i> …

Comics

Would Superman punch a Nazi?

The answer ... hopefully won’t surprise you<p>You might have seen a version of this question play out on social media in recent months. It started with a meme of Richard Spencer — a white nationalist — being socked in the face by a member of Antifa — an extra-legal group that wears a sort of uniform, …

What Was May's Best-Selling Comic?

Diamond Comics has released its sales figures for May 2017. According to Diamond, Secret Empire #1 was the best-selling comic of the month, with an …

Marvel Comics To Cut Titles Back As Part Of Marvel Legacy

Coming out of Heroescon, we’re hearing that some retailers have been told to expect the number of Marvel titles on sale to fall. Books will be …

Comics

New Super-Man Is Reimagining the Trinity's Origin Stories In The Coolest Way

Gene Luen Yang’s <i>New Super-Man</i> began with a fairly straightforward premise: what if Kenan Kong, a regular teenager living in China, was suddenly …

Comics

1948 Bowman Baseball Packs Sell for $521,180

A forgotten cache of unopened boxes and packs of decades-old baseball, football and basketball cards turned turned into a high six-figure windfall …