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Image Comics make four staffers redundant.

Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Comics has made four of its staff members redundant. The publisher cited the effects of the current global situation, and the closure of comic shores, as well as Image Comics's own Portland offices. Newsarama identified two of the staff members. Graphic designer/production artist Carey Hall, you can check out her design work here. Then […]

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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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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.  […]

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Rick Remender's Image Comics Art Dump is a Cure for Coronavirus Blues

…But not for coronavirus itself, no matter what Donald Trump may tell you. As the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent comics industry shutdown has comic book readers on edge, wondering when they'll get their next fix of weekly superhero chapbooks, a hero has emerged with a seemingly endless supply of clickbait article fodder to save the […]

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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 […]




It's Kick-Ass Vs Hit-Girl From Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin in June

It's Kick-Ass Vs Hit-Girl From Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin in June

Image Comics/Millarworld have been publishing a number of Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl series on late, based on Mark Millar and John Romita 's Marvel comic book, adapted into to movies and just waiting for the rights to revert to Netflix so that Mark Millar can start writing them again. But in June, under a John Romita […]


Eric Stephenson, Publisher of Image Comics, Challenges Marvel and DC Over Coronavirus

Eric Stephenson, CCO and Publisher of Image Comics writes, Dear Colleagues, When you're younger, you don't think about being old enough to tell "I remember when…" stories, but for most of us that day inevitably arrives. Today, I'm remembering when there were no comic book stores. Finding comics back then could be a real challenge. […]

Image Comics Makes All New Comics Ordered Returnable - But Will Marvel Or DC?

Image Comics Makes All New Comics Ordered Returnable – But Will Marvel Or DC?

Brian Hibbs, one of the leading comic book retailers in the direct market, co-founder of ComicsPRO and the man who created the Final Order Cut-Off system after a successful class lawsuit against Marvel Comics, is having new issues with the FOC this week. He posted on Facebook, regarding his Comix Experience chain in San Francisco. […]

Image Comics to Launch New Creator-Led Imprints - Like Several DC Black Labels

Image Comics Address Coronavirus Fears

Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on how Image Comics was one of the first comic book publishers to switch to work-from-home for its staff, in light of current fears over the spread of the coronavirus. The publisher issued the following statements to readers, retailers and creators. Image Comics values the creative freedom that comes with […]





Does the New Image Comics Crossover Begin With Ludocrats #1 in April?

New Image Comics Crossover Spied in Ludocrats #1 and Adventureman #1?

Bleeding Cool ran the well-sourced rumour a few weeks back that Image Comics is planning the return of the shared superhero universe that kicked off the publisher back in 1992, with Spawn, Savage Dragon, Youngblood, WildCATS, Cyberforce, Shadowhawk, Wetworks and more. Now WildCATS is back to being part of the DC Universe, and Youngblood has […]

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A Brief History Of Kieron Gillen, Ahead Of Ludocrats #1 FOC

I was in the pub last night with Kieron Gillen and friends. He said something very funny about his upcoming series from Image Comics, Ludocrats, but I can't remember what it was. Anyway, it's inspired me to run this Brief History Of Kieron Gillen, what with Ludocrats #1 being FOC'ed this weekend. A Brief History […]