Tuesday Runaround – Over A Quarter Of A Million Avengers Vs X-Men #1

Tuesday Runaround – Over A Quarter Of A Million Avengers Vs X-Men #1

StoreWatch: The famous Nottingham store Page 45 gets profiled by the local press.

Page 45, in Market Street, believes it is the only comic bookshop in the UK and the US where female customers outnumber men.

SalesWatch: Avengers Vs X-Men #1 gets a lot of orders, according to David Gabriel.

We had an initial print run for "Avengers Vs X-Men" #1 that exceeded a quarter of a million copies…and again, that's just the initial orders. It's a good sign of just how strong Marvel and the comic industry are right now that we're seeing more excitement for this story among retailers, fans and media than we've seen in quite a long time.

ScotWatch: Projecting stamps onto the side of comic book publishers… welcome to Dundee.

Tuesday Runaround – Over A Quarter Of A Million Avengers Vs X-Men #1

A spokeswoman for the company behind the advertising campaign said: "The projection was to mark the Great British Comics Stamps set for Royal Mail. We wanted to link up with DC Thomson because Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace are among the best known comic characters in the UK.

"We thought it would be good to project on to the side of the DC Thomson building where they were created."

VoodooWatch: Josh Williamson and Sami Basra's Voodoo gets USA Todayed.

YaoiWatch: Comics Alliance celebrates the return of yaoi manga to the Kindle. Just watch when you're going through that Canadian border, folks!

RaceWatch: So many things wrong with this panel, via Reddit.

Tuesday Runaround – Over A Quarter Of A Million Avengers Vs X-Men #1

 

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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