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DC Comics Solicitations For April 2015 &#8211 With Nicola Scott Nightwing Butt Shots&#8230

DC Comics Solicitations For April 2015 – With Nicola Scott Nightwing Butt Shots…

With Gail Simone talking about the Nightwing/Oracle Convergence issue. I am writing it, of course there's Nightwing ass! And now Nicola Scott talking about New Teen Titans… @NicolaScottArt it will be your legacy. — Rich Johnston (@richjohnston) January 15, 2015 "@richjohnston: @NicolaScottArt it will be your legacy."- HA! I think you may be right. More […]

Top 100 Comics And Graphic Novels Sold In The Direct Market In 2014 &#8211 And Top 50 Toys

Top 100 Comics And Graphic Novels Sold In The Direct Market In 2014 – And Top 50 Toys

And plenty of other publishers made it into the top ten, with multiple books from Dark Horse, IDW, Scholastic, Random House and Top Shelf.And toys? It's all about DC...TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2014QTY RANK DOLLAR RANK INDEXDESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR1 1 493.77AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 $5.99 MAR2 5 288.14WALKING DEAD #132 (MR) $2.99 IMA3 3 274.59ROCKET RACCOON #1 $3.99 MAR4 2 241.95DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 $4.99 MAR5 6 150.84DEATH OF WOLVERINE[...]

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Beats LootCrate In Best Selling Comics Of 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Beats LootCrate In Best Selling Comics Of 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1 was only given away in Nerd Block (40-50,000 subscribers) while Rocket Raccoon and Walking Dead were in Loot Crate (250-300,000 subscribers) but it managed to get more elsewhere to pip them both to the top of Best Selling Comic Book of 2014 - in the comic book direct market via Diamond Comic[...]

The Gaming Year 2014 In Review: The Year Gaming Got Pushed Back

The Gaming Year 2014 In Review: The Year Gaming Got Pushed Back

So here we are at the start of 2015, with 2014 sinking just behind the horizon The world of gaming wearily trudged its way to the new year over the last week, looking for the last 12 months to finally be over By most accounts I've seen, everyone seemed to have had a bit of[...]


OK Comics Top Twenty Graphic Novels Of The Year

OK Comics' Top Twenty Graphic Novels Of The Year

Here is their top twenty list of graphic novel published in 2014 Bleeding Cool will have our own in the upcoming week.. I expect plenty of crossover.OK Comics' Jared writes,We have a few guidelines when we put together our list We try to include only books that were released after 1st January 2014, exclude reprints and[...]

Image Comics October Marketshare Jumps To 12.28%

Image Comics' October Marketshare Jumps To 12.28%

I understand that October comic book marketshare for North American direct market stores, to be revealed later this week, will reveal that Image Comics will have a unit marketshare of 12.28%. Which means that Image has a 12.28% of all comic books sold in that market in October, though the share of dollars is likely […]

79 More Cosplay Shots At MCM London Comic Con 2014

79 More Cosplay Shots At MCM London Comic Con 2014

I took the girls to MCM London Comic Con 2014 yesterday - the first show they've been to where they were prepared to perform themselves, with their Minecraft swords And the first place they got attention from others from carrying them It was quite a revelation!And the journey was also transformed, the McDonalds at London[...]

294 Shots From The Comics Village At MCM London Comic Con 2014

294 Shots From The Comics Village At MCM London Comic Con 2014

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86 Cosplay Shots From MCM London Comic Con 2014

86 Cosplay Shots From MCM London Comic Con 2014

From getting the tube in, to getting the Docklands Light Railway out, from Homestuck, to attacked Titans to lady Lokis, to stiltwalkers to Iron Men, MCM London Expo 2014 was full of cosplay And this was the light day I'll be back tomorrow morning with the kids for the crowds And they are bringing their[...]


Doctor Who Liam Sharp And Other Joys From Titan Comics In November

Doctor Who, Liam Sharp And Other Joys From Titan Comics In November

It's all about Liam Sharp and Doctor Who in November from Titan Comics. But not yet together. They should sort that out. But there are two projects starting from Liam. Naturally with a little Madefire crossover, CAPTAIN STONE #1 (W) Liam Sharp, Christina McCormack (A/CA) Liam Sharp The world's first and only superhero has disappeared […]

Superior Foes Of Spider-Man Cancelled With #17 New Warriors Cancelled With #12

Superior Foes Of Spider-Man Cancelled With #17, New Warriors Cancelled With #12

It's the comic that everyone expected to be cancelled and yet never was. It also happened to be repeatedly really, really good. With a title that spun out of Superior Spider-Man, despite having nothing to to with that book, it continued its Hawkeye-inspired merry way after the main book snapped back to Amazing Spider-Man, telling […]

Top 100 Comics For July 2014 &#8211 Matt Smith Beats David Tennant Official

Top 100 Comics For July 2014 – Matt Smith Beats David Tennant, Official

Here is the list of the hundred top selling comic books in the North American comic stores for July 2014, as ordered by direct market accounts.Rocket Raccoon #1 topped the chart, selling two and a half times the amount that the second title, Batman #33 did However, over 150,000 of those were to the monthly[...]

All Of Thursdays Panels For San Diego Comic Con All At Once

All Of Thursdays Panels For San Diego Comic Con, All At Once

Find out what it takes to self-promote and make a significant impact on your ability to sell your comic.11:30am - 12:30pm Room 811:30amMasters of the Web: Comic Book MoviesA discussion of the state and slate of current and upcoming major comic book movies with top YouTube movie pundits, including Manu Bennett (TV's Arrow), John Campea (AMC Movie Talk), Jeremy Jahns (YouTube film critic), Tiffany[...]

Frankensteining Together The San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panels So Far

Frankensteining Together The San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panels So Far

How is animation doing in 2014? How can I enter the field? Is 2D dead? Join panelists Miguel Jiron (Despicable Me 2), Raul Garcia (Melon Digital S.L.), Brooke Keesling (Cartoon Network), Steve Hulett (The Animation Guild), Danny Young (Blurr Studios), and moderated by Tom Sito (Beauty and the Beast, Shrek) From motion picture production to[...]

Boom To Announce San Diego Announcements &#8211 Before Comic Con

Boom! To Announce San Diego Announcements – Before Comic Con

Last year, Boom! Studios came to San Diego Comic Con after the merger/aquisition/whatever-actually-happened with Archaia, with newly exclusive signed George Pérez in their trophy cabinet. By merging their already-booked booths, Boom! and Archaia has quite a sizeable presence as a result. So what for this year and what to announce for a publisher who's local […]



Frankensteining Marvels September 2014 Solicitations Together&#8230

Frankensteining Marvel's September 2014 Solicitations Together…

Take the Avengers September solicits from Newsarama, the Spider-solicits from CBR and the X-solicits from Comicbook.com – what do we get? AVENGERS WORLD #12 & 13 NICK SPENCER (W) Issue #12 – MARCO CHECCHETTO (A) Issue #13 – RAFFAELE IENCO (A) CoverS by JORGE MOLINA Issue #12 – The UPRISING continues! • The Army of […]