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Penguin Random House Buys Simon &#038 Schuster For Over $2 Billion

Penguin Random House Buys Simon & Schuster For Over $2 Billion

The exclusive distributor of DC Comics, Dark Horse and IDW graphic novels to bookstores, Penguin Random House has just bought the exclusive distributor of Boom Studios, Oni Press and Rebellion to US bookstores, Simon & Schuster. Obviously, there are other factors involved as well, but that's the comic book relevance right there. Because ViacomCBS has […]

Transformers Beast Wars in IDW February 2021 Solicits

Transformers Beast Wars in IDW February 2021 Solicits

IDW Publishing has their full February 2021 solicitations, including their first Transformers: Beast Wars series, a new Star Wars Adventures: High Republic series and new series Chained To The Grave launching by Brian Level, Andrew Eschenbach and Kate Sherron. TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #1 CVR A JOSH BURCHAM DEC200412 (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Josh Burcham Celebrating […]

Home Sick Pilots Have A Critical Role &#8211 Thank FOC Its Sunday

Home Sick Pilots Have A Critical Role – Thank FOC It's Sunday

Thank FOC It's Friday – and it's Knock Em Dead time. Planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors. And now UCS and Lunar as well. Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through […]

Scarenthood #1 Review: A Strange New Horror Comic

Scarenthood #1 Review: A Strange New Horror Comic

Scarenthood is the new horror series from Nick Roche, who writes and draws, colorist Chris O'Halloran, and letterer Shawn Lee. Let's see what this new punny series from IDW is about. Scarenthood #1 is a strange one. It follows Cormac, a man who begins to get to know the parents of the kids that his daughter goes to […]

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #2 Review: Yes Theyre Werewolves

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #2 Review: Yes, They're Werewolves

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp launched just in time for spooky season, bringing new characters to one of the most memorable locations from R. L. Stine's original series: Fever Swamp. One of the most atmospheric and eerie novels of the first Goosebumps run, The Werewolf of Fever Swamp, was not only a terrific read for kids, but […]

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #3 Review: Enthralling Mystery

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #3 Review: Enthralling Mystery

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Too Long A Sacrifice has delivered two issues so far, perfectly capturing the voice and feel of the classic sci-fi TV series in a thrilling, whodunnit mystery comic. Now, we're in the penultimate issue of this series, scripted by longtime Trek writers Scott Tipton & David Tipton, drawn by Greg Scott, colored by […]

Peach Momokos Sleeping Beauties Are Too Much for eBay

Peach Momoko's Sleeping Beauties Are Too Much for eBay

There won't be many more covers by Peach Momoko for non-Marvel comic books going forward, as she goes exclusive with Marvel. Well, here's a couple that you can't even sell on eBay. From the rather wonderful comic book Sleeping Beauties based on the original novel by Steven King and Owen King, and adapted by creative […]

Transformers Galaxies #11 Review: Appreciate The Celestial Wonder

Transformers Galaxies #11 Review: Appreciate The Celestial Wonder

With wonderfully inspiring rhetoric and equally effective dialogue, Ultra Magnus leads a heroic yet puzzling quest to find one of the oldest names in Transformers history. Writer Brandon Easton has cracked the code on how to make the gigantic warrior distinct from the shadow of Optimus Prime. What has Easton done to accomplish this fantastic […]

How Widespread Are TMNT: Last Ronin #1 Bleached Misprint Comics

How Widespread Are TMNT: Last Ronin #1 Bleached Misprint Comics?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin had a rocky road to publication. Written decades ago, repeatedly delayed, with changes being made after a preview was released, then finally published this week – but with 20% fewer copies than had been ordered. Copies were exchanging hands for $50 before publication, but have now settled to […]

TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 The Remaining Turtle Revealed (Spoilers)

TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 The Remaining Turtle Revealed (Spoilers)

Today sees the delayed and long-awaited publication of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1, by Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz, Esau Escorza and Issac Escorza. Retailers ordered more than IDW was expecting, as a result stores got around 20% less than they ordered. And as a result, copies have been selling for […]

Jerry Bennington IDW President Latest To Leave

Jerry Bennington, IDW President, Latest To Leave?

In July, Bleeding Cool scooped the news that Chris Ryall was leaving  IDW Publishing as Chief Creative Officer, President and Publisher, after many years at the publisher. We then learned that his position would be taken over by a number of people. Jerry Bennington was named as President of IDW Publishing, while Jud Meyers was named […]

Lorelei Bunjes IDW VP Technology &#038 Information Services Quits

Lorelei Bunjes, IDW VP Technology & Information Services, Quits?

It wasn't that long ago that Lorelei Bunjes, lifelong comic book fan and Vice President Technology & Information Services at IDW Publishing oversaw the Doctor Who line at IDW when I wrote the Tenth Doctor story, Room With A Deja View. Bunjes began as a director of IDW in 2008, was promoted to Vice President […]

Captain Marvel Gets An Origin in IDW January 2021 Full Solicitations

Captain Marvel Gets An Origin in IDW January 2021 Full Solicitations

We have the full IDW Publishing January 2021 solicitations. As GI Joe gets a Yearbook reprint, Captain Marvel gets a Marvel Action series – and a Marvel Action Origin too, and John Romita gets a more affordable Artisan Edition – and a Smithsonian Birds Colouring Book! JOHN ROMITA AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ARTISAN ED IDW PUBLISHING NOV200362 […]

TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 Sell For $50 After IDW Short 130000 Orders

TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 Sell For $50 After IDW Short 130,000 Orders

Last week, IDW told folk that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 comic book, written by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird and scheduled for publication on the 28th of October, had received 130,000 pre-orders from comic book retailers, but that they were going to a second printing already, and that they were providing retailers […]

Obscure Comics: Hydrobot &#038 The Transformers #1

Obscure Comics: Hydrobot & The Transformers #1

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Retailers Will Not Be Getting All The TMNT: Last Ronin They Ordered

Retailers Will Not Be Getting All The TMNT: Last Ronin They Ordered

Diamond Comics has issued the following missive to retailers explaining why they won't be getting quite as many copies of TMNT: The Last Ronin, the new Turtles comic book writer by Turtles creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Regarding TMNT: The Last Ronin #1, IDW unfortunately set print quantities in advance of FOC due to considerations […]

Eddie Campbell Speaks on his &#038 Alan Moores From Hell: Master Edition

Eddie Campbell Speaks on his & Alan Moore's From Hell: Master Edition

Black and white horror comics are getting no love this year. The Walking Dead is being republished in color, and now yet another classic horror graphic novel is getting the full-color treatment. It's like that meme with a couple passing a girl, and the boyfriend (COMICS INDUSTRY written over him in Impact font) is gawking at […]

IDW Celebrates 25th Transformers: Beast Wars Anniversary with Comic

IDW Celebrates 25th Transformers: Beast Wars Anniversary with Comic

IDW Publishing has announced a new bit of Transformers nostalgia-bait coming in 2021. Back in 1996, the Transformers: Beast Wars series captured the hearts of fans with computer-generated animation, and IDW intends to pay homage to that landmark series for its 25th anniversary. Erik Burnham, longtime Ghostbusters writer for IDW, will join with mainstay Transformers artist Josh Burcham for a […]

Skeleton Crew Studio and IDW Create Sandman Key To Hell

Skeleton Crew Studio and IDW Create Sandman Key To Hell

As part of the Locke & Key/Sandman crossover panel as part of the NYCC/MCM/Metaverse online event with Locke & Key creators Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez, and series editor Chris Ryall. And we got some merchandise news… following up on the many key recreations that have been available to buy from the Locke & Key […]

No Reprints On Misprinted Walter Simonson Mighty Thor Artisan Edition

No Reprints On Misprinted Walter Simonson Mighty Thor Artisan Edition

Diamond Comic Distributors has informed comic book retailers that the Walter Simonson's The Mighty Thor Artisan Edition trade paperback edition, published back in June contains "multiple misprints resulting in several cut-off pages". However, they also note that the book will not be reprinted. Here's a look at some of the pages in question. Consider it […]