Moving Titles – Darby Pop Out, Atomic Robo In

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Darby Pop Publishing, a creator owned studio founded by Jeff Kline, had been publishing through IDW, who he had worked for on GI Joe and Transformers comic books, with books such as City: The Mind In The Machine, The 7th Sword and Indestructible.

But now it's off, to form a partnership with Magnetic Press for a new line of original graphic novels and new series.


The first, Side-Kicked will collect the KIckstarter funded series by Russell Brettholtz and Miguel Mendonca, about "a group of superhero sidekicks who decide it's high-time they received the respect they deserve."


But as one door closes for IDW, another one opens, as Atomic Robo, which has been published in print by Red 5 Comics for what seems like forever, has now moved to IDW in search of money, with a bit of remastering for the new hardcovers, and publishing the new Ring Of Fire series for September.

1434726089-IDW_roboAnd the merry-go-round of the comic book industry continues….


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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