“Publishers are treating the customers as “super fans” who are bottomless ATM machines. But every working retailer in this room can tell you that this doesn’t match the reality of our customers”
Bob Wayne delivering the #ComicsPro2019 keynote. I could listen to him talk for hours. #comics pic.twitter.com/lb3eHaDkjR — Alter Ego Comics (@AlterEgoComics) February 22, 2019 Continuing our ComicsPRO wrap-up, the text of Bob Wayne’s keynote address has been released. Wayne was in charge of sales and marketing at DC Comics for, well, many many years, […]
Just to wrap up the mighty deeds at the annual eeting or comics retailer organization ComicsPRO, several announcements have been released. First, the official winners of the awards presented. Winners are in BOLD. The nominees for this year’s Industry Award were: * The BOOM! Studios Team * Steve Geppi * Jonni Levas * Margaret “Maggie” Thompson […]
After some garbled messaging, DC’s plans for their 100 page giants and reprints have been made clearer.
AfterShock is also planning to advertise on comics podcasts and websites as the publisher prepares to launch its 100th title over the next 24 months.
DC’s Game of Thrones comes into focus at this weeks ComicsPRO retailer meeting.
by Jacob Shapiro The internet sure loves muckraking, so when I decided to throw some shade at Marvel for their ComicsPro presentation in Portland last week, Comics Twitter lit me up. Reflecting back on Marvel’s strangely combative tone, I ask myself: why are we all really here at this industry summit? Marvel’s official logic for […]
Marvel’s very secret presentation and the return of Dinesh Shamdasani
Announced today at ComicsPRO, Dynamite Entertainment will have Premier Publisher status at Diamond starting in April. They join Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image and IDW in the front of the catalog (the first two only in effigy) and will have various behind the scenes advantages as well. According to a press release, “the move recognizes […]
As widely expected, Marvel is launching a NEW relaunch in May, as revealed in a press release and various news stories today. The launch will be called “A Fresh Start.” It comes on the heels of the less than well received Marvel Legacy relaunch that came last September. The promo art, by Jim Cheung, shows […]