DC Comics Senior VP Bob Wayne is involved in what is considered a Farewell Tour. The face of the publisher to retailers for decades, he has chosen to leave DC when they move from New York to Burbank.
He is currently at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast meeting at Baltimore Comic Con. There was rather an emotional scene in San Diego, but he was more composed this time,
See Bleeding Cool's Hannah Means-Shannon's full live report from the right here. But there's one item worth expanding for it's own right.
Bob Wayne told the assembled crowd at Batgirl orders are up. Way up. For the new look Batgirl, issue 36, out in Octover. The one that looks like this.
I have been told that considerable Tumblr support has led to a great increase in demand. And to facilitate even higher orders ahead of anticipated demand, DC Comics will be giving an extra 15% discount on orders to retailers.