Bleeding Cool

May 27th, 2009 | comics talk, people I know

Bleeding Cool.

A new website from Rich Johnston, who ran the insanely popular Lying In The Gutters column at CBR for years. He’d argue the toss up and down, but he’s still probably the only real comics journalist the internet has yet produced. He says over on Whitechapel today:

Yesterday was the last Lying In The Gutters. But a good gossipmonger never dies. He just goes from a weekly column to a daily blogsite.

Bleeding Cool will feature everything you love and hate about Lying In The Gutters, but every day, reacting to topical news and featuring a host of columns, features, interviews, reviews, previews and…. let’s go with familiar names. Expect real innovation.

It’s funded by Avatar Press, who have promised a hands-off editorial process, but whom I’ll give an Avatar Plug Of The Week to to keep them happy.

1 June 2009.

At which point, I may as well confess that I’ll be returning to writing weekly about comics and things at

Links for 2009-05-26

May 27th, 2009 | brainjuice

Out This Week: IGNITION CITY #3

May 27th, 2009 | Work

From Thursday, in better comics stores. In which things are discovered and people get gun-fucked by death rays:



May 27th, 2009 | comics talk, people I know

I have read this. It is incredibly good. It’s a self-contained single issue, and is sort of Bri’s take on my CRECY book in terms of approach. You can even read some of it here at this link. It’s out in comics stores from Thursday. You should really buy a copy.