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Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publishers Current Status

Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publisher's Current Status

It's been a hectic month full of announcements from comic book publishers reacting to the rapidly-changing business conditions created by the coronavirus pandemic. We've been keeping you informed about current matters within the industry here at Bleeding Cool, as every comic book publisher in the business assesses how to navigate these unprecedented conditions. Here's a […]

How Archie Will Continue Publishing Comics Print and Digital

How Archie Will Continue Publishing Comics, Print and Digital

Archie Comics has issued a following statement to retailers, about their plans to publish their April 1st titles next week as usual, in print and in digital, and send them to subscribers or directly to retailers, including Sabrina: Something Wicked #1 and Cosmo the Mighty Martian #5, as well as Vampironica: New Blood #4 on […]

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus &#8211 On Tuesday

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus – On Tuesday

I have been writing this article for almost twenty-four hours. Been talking to senior comic book industry figure after another. The problem is, the second I get a hold of what might actually be going on, the situation changes from under me. But everyone is agreeing that this current coronavirus pandemic, and the reaction to […]


Archie Meets Flash Gordon in June by Jeff Parker and Dan Parent

Archie Meets Flash Gordon in June, by Jeff Parker and Dan Parent

Archie Comics has announced another team-up coming in June. From Jeff Parker and Dan Parent, the Riverdale gang will meet up with Flash (Ah-ah! Savior of the Universe!) Gordon in a comic appropriately titled Archie Meets Flash (Ah-ah! He'll save every one of us!) Gordon. In the one-shot comic, Ming the Merciless invades Riverdale, and […]



Dynamite Third For Per-Capita Marketshare For January 2020 Ablaze Beats IDW

Dynamite Third For Per-Capita Marketshare For January 2020, Ablaze Beats IDW

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's Monthly 'Per Capita' List.  The usual comics industry marketshare shows how much share of the overall market a comics publisher has. But the Per Capita list takes that figure and divides it by the number of new titles they publish in that month. We've already looked at publisher marketshare in the […]

Archie Comics Editor Victor Gorelick Dies at Age 78

Archie Comics Editor Victor Gorelick Dies at Age 78

The Archie Universe has lost one of its greats, according to publisher Archie Comics. For over sixty years, Victor Gorelick helped shape and create the world of Archie, Riverdale and beyond.  Born in 1941, Victor started his career at Archie Comics fresh out of high school in the art department, where he learned how to […]


Sabrina #1 and Betty and Veronica YA OGN in Archie Comics April 2020 Solicitations

Sabrina #1 and Betty and Veronica YA OGN in Archie Comics April 2020 Solicitations

Archie Comics will be launching a new Sabrina: Teenage Witch series as part of their Archie Forever line, Archie's first-ever original young adult graphic novel, Betty and Veronica: The Bonds Of Friendship, and a gaming special, Archie & Friends: Geeks And Games, including the game, Forknite… here are Archie Comics's April 2020 solicitations ARCHIE ARCHIE AND […]


Is Now The Time To Invest In Katy Keene Comics

Is Now The Time To Invest In Katy Keene Comics?

With a little under a month to go before Katy Keene makes her fabulous television debut, it's time to ask a tough question. Should you invest in Katy Keene comics? The short answer is yes — Katy Keene doesn't have a lot of key issues, so she's still an attainable goal for many new collectors. […]

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019 in Full

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]


FOC Preview of Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3

FOC Preview of Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3

Against all odds, it looks like Planet Earth will make it into one more year and one more decade. To celebrate, Archie Comics has released a preview of a comic coming out in January, Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3, by Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, and Jack Morelli. Of course, there's still a chance […]

Gruesome Alien Horrors Await in Josie and the Pussycats in Space #3  [Preview]

Gruesome Alien Horrors Await in Josie and the Pussycats in Space #3 [Preview]

Archie Comics has one book coming out this week, but not to your local comic shop. Instead, it's ComiXology Originals series Josie and the Pussycats in Space that will have its third issue available on the digital comics platform on Thursday. If you're a member of Amazon Prime, a subscriber to ComiXology Unlimited, or have […]

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

I normally wait until the New Year is a little closer. Or even been. But I'm taking the kids ice skating today, and then going to a carol service, so you'll have to behave. Here are the top 100 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool over the past year. Some may be surprising. Others less so. […]

First Look at Januarys Vampironica: New Blood #2

First Look at January's Vampironica: New Blood #2

Ahead of final order cutoff on Christmas Eve Eve, Archie Comics has released a first look, unlettered preview of Vampironica: New Blood #2, by Frank Tieri, Michael Moreci, Audrey Mok, Lee Loughridge, and Jack Morelli. The mini-series is Archie's second attempt at getting a Vampironica series out on time in the company's beleaguered horror line, […]

First Look at Januarys Archie vs. Predator 2 #5

First Look at January's Archie vs. Predator 2 #5

Ahead of final order cutoff on Christmas Eve Eve, Archie Comics has released a first look unlettered preview of the final issue of the epic super-mega-crossover event Archie vs. Predator 2 #5. By Alex de Campi, Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Jack Morelli, the issue hits stores on January 15th, but you'll have to let […]