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IDW Received Paycheck Protection Program Loans, Furloughed Creators

Like most comic book publishers, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent industry shutdown, IDW Publishing put several of their ongoing comics on hold, effectively furloughing the creators of those comics, who work as independent contractors. Those include some of the company's most high-profile comics, such as GI Joe: Real American Hero and […]

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How To Get Every Issue Of Locke & Key For $15

Now Joe Hill and IDW follow Robert Kirkman and Image. Via Humble Bundle, Hill and IDW offer what looks like all currently published issues of Locke & Key, plus assorted Joe Hill written comics for $15. Particularly interesting to me is the Ray Bradbury tribute collection Shadow Show, which contains contributions from Eddie Campbell, Audrey […]

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We Review Dungeons & Dragons: Days Of Endless Adventure

For some Dungeons & Dragons fans who were looking for more adventure beyond their table, IDW Publishing comic books about it since 2010. The series has been published in a somewhat irregular fashion with a couple of different writers taking up the helm. But the ones that really caught media attention the past few years […]

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Steve Geppi Video With Groth, Richie, Wood and Waid, Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Steve Geppi will return to Dan Shahin's Comic Book New YouTube channel to talk about what's happening with the comic book industry and comics distribution right now. He will be joined by a number of publishers, including Gary Groth of Fantagraphics with whom Geppi had quite the turbulent relationship with back in the days […]

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Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

We were wondering where the Diamond Comic Distributors March 2020 marketshare statistics might have got to. Well, it has been a peculiar month. Rather than the usual Friday/Monday release, we are getting the marketshare and top tens today followed by the full stats tomorrow. So here we go, Spider-Woman and all. As it stands comic […]

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Locke And Key/Sandman Crossover Prelude Previewed by Joe Hill

Joe Hill has been talking about his comic book plans on his newsletter this week and there is plenty to share. Especially concerning the Locke & Key/Sandman crossover still planned for later in the year. He confirms that the new story, In Pale Battalions Go, will be a prequel to the crossover. He tells us […]

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Jim Lee Original X-Men Artwork to Be Republished as Artist's Edition

Marvel recently published the Jim Lee XXL edition, reprinting the early X-Men work of Jim Lee in a massively over-sized hardcover volume, as they have Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. DC Comics has solicited a second volume of their Art Of Jim Lee hardcovers. It now seems that IDW wants in. Scott Dunbier, who used […]

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All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All major comic book publishers have pulled digital comics versions of new titles out this week, as they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie's general market titles, collections already sold into the book market, and original graphic novels such as DC's Alt-Hero out today. Smaller publishers are less […]

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First Marvel/IDW Star Wars Crossover, High Republic, Out In the Fall

We have a few more details about the upcoming Star Wars: The High Republic crossover across novels and comic books coming out towards the end of 2020 courtesy of Disney Lucasfilm Press. For the first time it will entail a crossover between Marvel Comics who publish the main Star Wars comic book line, and IDW […]

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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 […]

Ghostbusters Return to Year One in IDW Full January Solicitations

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Goes on Hiatus at IDW

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero will be going on hiatus at IDW. Larry Hama has been told to stop pencils on the series as more and more creators are being told to stop work. The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the comics industry as a whole for weeks now, and G.I. Joe is just […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW Ongoing Stopping at #105

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ongoing artist Sophie Campbell to stop production on the series as of issue #105 by IDW. The artist/writer posted to Twitter that once the art is done on the issue, that is it. The series has seen issues #106 and #107 solicited, but like everything else in the industry right now […]

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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 #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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

IDW Cancels All Three Issues Of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Blind Prophet

IDW Publishing has solicited a new series, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Blind Prophet – but today has cancelled all three solicited issues of the series, without explanation. Solicited as 'a never-before-seen chapter of the Ghost Recon game series' it looks like it will remain never-seen, Before the events of Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Nomad and Walker are […]