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Marvel Wants You To Be Big Thunder Mountain Railroaded


Marvel had quite the hit (eventually) with Figment, the comic book based on a character from Disney's theme park empire, going through a number of printings and performing well in the book market.

They have a followup coming in a month's time, by Dennis Hopeless and Tigh Walker is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad based on this:


Well, it appears that despite considerable promotion, orders aren't exactly high. Lower than Figment, I'm told.

So Marvel is sending out a sample copy of the first issue to every retailer to encourage them to read it, put it on sale and then reorder when it sells in thirty seconds…

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Rich JohnstonAbout 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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