Charles Burns' X'ed OUT

One of the hottest promos at MoCCA was the Pantheon flyer for this fall’s new Charles Burns GN, X’ed OUT, and we’ve sneakily scanned it in to give you a sneak peak. The cover is a direct homage to this famed Tintin tale: A theme echoed in the interior. (Click for larger version.) X’ed OUT […]

Top Five Publisher surprises in March

Damond has just released its sales charts and market shares for March, and the top publishers list is of some interest: PUBLISHER UNIT MARKET SHARE DOLLAR MARKET SHARE MARVEL COMICS 47.12% 41.94% DC COMICS 29.92% 27.25% IDW PUBLISHING 3.61% 4.02% DARK HORSE COMICS 3.33% 4.76% DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 3.08% 3.40% IMAGE COMICS 3.01% 3.22% BOOM! STUDIOS […]

Adèle Blanc-Sec — the movie

Luc Besson has directed a flim version of Jacques Tardi’s great comics heroine, Adéle Blanc-Sec, a sort of one woman BPRD of Steampunk. The fim has just been released in France but has no US distribution plans yet (Boooo!) Fantragraphics will release an Adele Blanc-Sec book later this year. More at io9. PS: here’s the […]

Marvel leaves Diamond Books for Hachette UPDATED

Starting in September, Marvel will have a new distributor to the book trade, Hachette. Marvel was previously distributed by Diamond Book Distributors; Diamond Comics Distributors will continue to distribute Marvel periodicals and books to the comic shop market. Since Marvel was acquired by Disney there had been much speculation that they would leave DBD; however, […]