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All Comics Published This Week From Marvel DC Image and More

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #6

Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #6

Welcome back to another episode of Diving Into the Comic Vault. We're still exploring the early issues of Pep Comics, with today's focus on Pep Comics #6. This cover is yet another impressive WWII themed cover of Pep Comics by Irv Novick, showcasing The Shield fighting the Axis Powers. This issue has Shield — in […]

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #282 Is Fun and Refreshing

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #282 Is Fun and Refreshing

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest is just the thing you, or your kids, need. The double digests are classic Archie fun, and they're always a feel-good read. This romp into the classic Archie universe is just what we need right now! Readers get a lot in this double digest. We open with Betty and […]

Archie Comics Expands Apparel Line at Threadless

Archie Comics Expands Apparel Line at Threadless

Like the world's best rappers, athletes, or Instagram stars, comic book publisher Archie Comics has unveiled an expanded new clothing line at Threadless, a press release announced Wednesday. The new lineup features "unexpected fun takes on the classic Archie characters including Tarot card-inspired designs, classic logo artwork, cheerleading and biker art styles, and art from […]

Batman #92 Empyre #0 Lead Scheduled Releases This Week on ComiXology

Batman #92, Empyre #0 Lead Scheduled Releases This Week on ComiXology

Batman #92, Empyre #0: Avengers and Empyre #0: Fantastic Four lead the list of scheduled releases this week on Comixology. Bleeding Cool has taken a look at all the titles that the major comic book publishers still have scheduled on ComiXology for release this coming Wednesday, April 1st. While a number of publishers have pulled […]

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, […]