Posts by Ian Melton


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X-Men, Wolverine, Kill Lock, & Cat Sh-t? The Back Order List 3/25/2020

Every week, until this current week, your Local Comic Book shop got in the weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond […]

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Batman, Nightwing, Robin & Spawn … The Back Order List 3/18/2020

Every week your Local Comic Book shop gets in the weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell our fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  […]



Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears... And Others

Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears… And Others

As ReedPOP prepares to hold ECCC next week in the middle of an active virus outbreak, creators and companies are backing out left and right.   However, some are hanging in there and excited for the upcoming event … like J. Scott Campbell. Tuesday night where many other creators were jumping ship, J. Scott announced he […]


Bang, Old Guard, & Batman ... Of Course On… – The Back Order List 2/19/2020

Bang, Old Guard, & Batman … Of Course, On… – The Back Order List 2/19/2020

Every week your Local Comic Book shop gets in the weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell our fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  […]


Only One Barnes & Noble DC Exclusive Coming So Far, Batman Last Knight on Earth HC

Only One Barnes & Noble DC Exclusive Coming So Far, Batman Last Knight on Earth HC

November saw four DC exclusive edition hardcovers arrive at Barnes & Noble bookseller last year, following up on the release of two earlier exclusive offerings.  Then there were no exclusive graphic novel releases of any kind in December 2019, and none in January 2020 from Barnes & Noble.  Maybe sales didn't justify trying to get […]








Origins & Secrets of The Kill Lock; Talking With Livio Ramondelli Part 1

Origins & Secrets of The Kill Lock; Talking With Livio Ramondelli Part 1

The Kill Lock launched right after Christmas last month from writer, artist, and creator Livio Ramondelli, published by IDW.  A unique approach, and great beginning for a new sci-fi tale, Livio took the time to talk with Bleeding Cool about this brand new mini-series, as well as his past work and career in a two-part […]