The Yellow Doc Martens Batgirl Is A Smash Hit


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.

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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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