With last week being light on debuts and convention obligations to prepare for, ONE OR DONE took a bye week. What a comeback though! Greg Rucka debuts THE early contender for book of the year, alongside The Visitor from Dark Horse, IDW drops another Angry Birds, and more. As always check out our thoughts on […]
Diamond released sales figures for January 2017 this morning and units and dollars were way down from December – however that’s only to be expected from holiday sales. However, periodicals were up a but from January 201 while GNs were down. Overall comparisons were down quite a bit but it’s hard to make too much […]
2017 will bring us yet another new year of comic conventions. When one thinks of San Diego and comics, it’s not difficult to summon images of San Diego Comic-Con, one of the largest celebrations of comics and popular media in the entire world. But there’s more to San Diego than just Comic-Con. This year signifies […]
Daredevil, Death of Wolverine and Swamp Thing writer Charles Soule talks about selfishness masquerading as morality in his new book Curse Words from Image Comics.
Black Cloud is one of the delayed Image books, announced back in April, and MIA since. But it’s coming out at last THIS April, as writer Jason Latour tweeted: Speaking of crazy ambitions: BLACK CLOUD is a book I'm co-writing @ImageComics w/ @IvanBrandon, with art by @greg_hinkle & @TheMattDWilson— — Jason Latour (@jasonlatour) January 2, […]
These next two weeks will be some of Telltale’s biggest in recent memory. Not only will the developer end its first Batman game series, they’ll also be giving fans the start of a new saga in their comic orbiting Walking Dead series. Fan favorite Clementine will return but a new character will also begin his […]
Black Friday is here (with Small business Saturday and Cyber Monday to follow) and a lot of cybersales are running including quite a few at ComiXology which has discounts on Secret Wars, Marvel trades, a Buy One, Get One Free sale on DC and Vertigo, and huge Image sales and MORE. Most sales run until Cyber […]
Local Comic Shop Day will be held this year on November 19th, offering exclusives and another chance for comics shops to promote themselves as mini comic-cons every day of the year. This exclusive 8-inch Black and white version of the Lying Cat statue, manufactured by Skybound for Image, is an attractive item that will find […]
Yesterday Robert Kirkman announced the end of Invincible, his long running superhero epic, is coming in a year’s time with issue 144. It’s a more than respectable run after 13 years, and actually one of the longer running continuously published comics. He’d have a ways to go to beat Spawn and Savage Dragon which are […]
In an era where the direct market is just one piece of a pie that includes digital sales, libraries, and bookstore markets, do sales numbers mean as much anymore?