2014 Archives

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 2014 QTY RANK DOLLAR RANK INDEX DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR 1 1 493.77 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 $5.99 MAR 2 5 288.14 WALKING DEAD #132 (MR) $2.99 IMA 3 3 274.59 ROCKET RACCOON #1 $3.99 MAR 4 2 241.95 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 $4.99 MAR 5 6 150.84 DEATH OF WOLVERINE[...]
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
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
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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
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 8 11:30am Masters of the Web: Comic Book Movies A 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
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! Studios Solicitations For August 2014 – More Fairy Quest, The Return Of Hexed And All The Adventure Time You Can Eat
Will this be checkmate for our hero? FC, 32pgs (5 of 6) $3.99 DEAD LETTERS #1–ECCC EXCLUSIVE (W) Christopher Sebela (A) Chris Visions (CA) Ibrahim Moustafa Previously only available at Emerald City Comicon 2014, don't miss your chance to get this exclusive variant cover to DEAD LETTERS #1 by High Crimes artist Ibrahim Moustafa. FC, 32pgs $9.99 CLOCKWORK ANGELS #1–ECCC EXCLUSIVE COVER (W)[...]
Marvel Comics Solicitations For August 2014 – Deadpool's Daughter, Spider-Ham, Agents Of SHIELD Variant Covers And Only Four Classified Listings – But Where Is AXIS?
And no sign of Hawkeye… But there is Ultimate Spider-Ham! DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 CLASSIFIED Variant and sketch covers by Joe Quesada and Alex Ross, covers by Skottie Young, Deadpool variant 9/3/2014 $4.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 CLASSIFIED 9/10/2014 $3.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 CLASSIFIED 9/17/201 $3.99 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 CLASSIFIED 9/24/2014 $3.99   MARVEL 75TH ANNIVERSARY MAGAZINE (W/A/CA) TBD Marvel celebrates its diamond jubilee with a gem of a magazine spanning[...]
Top Fifty Comics And Graphic Novels Of April 2014
and Image Comics now have nine of the top twenty selling graphic novels. TOP 50 COMIC BOOKS Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in April 2014 RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR 1 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 $5.99 MAR 2 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #31 $5.99 MAR 3 BATMAN #30 $3.99 DC 4 BATMAN ETERNAL #1 [*] $2.99 DC 5 JUSTICE LEAGUE #29 $3.99 DC 6 BATMAN ETERNAL #2 [*] $2.99 DC 7 HULK #1 $3.99 MAR 8 ORIGINAL SIN #0 $4.99 MAR 9 BATMAN ETERNAL #3 [*] $2.99 DC 10 BATMAN ETERNAL #4 [*] $2.99 DC 11 JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #0 $3.99 DC 12 WALKING DEAD #126 (MR) $2.99 IMA 13 WALKING DEAD[...]
Thirty-One Reviews Of Thirty-One Free Comic Book Day 2014 Titles – Futures End, Uber, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Hello Kitty, Hip Hop Family Tree, Overstreet, Jellaby, Buck Rogers, Teen Titans Go, Street Fighter, Steam Wars, All You Need Is Kill, Raising A Reader, Atomic Robo, Archie, Bongo, Les Miserables, Sherwood Texas, History Of Japan, Scratch 9,  Bleeding Cool Magazine, Defend Comics, Sonic, Tick, Fubar, Kaboom, Spongebob Squarepants, Epic, Uncle Scrooge, Scam and Intrinsic
I've had the chance to read a good batch of this year's Free Comic Book Day 2014 titles Here are thoughts about thirty-one of them More to come… Grimm's Fairy Tales #0 published by Zenescope. Once upon a time there was a monster of a soldier But then they went away Now they are being revived[...]
Marvel's July 2014 Solicitations – With 33 Classified Listings (UPDATE)
UPDATE: Looks like Bleeding Cool's report below may have urged Marvel to release their solicits officially a little early… Marvel's original comics and graphic novels for July 2014… including a new Original Sin spinoff mini-series Original Sin #5.1-#5.5 (the Thor/Loki crossover perhaps?) , lots of stuff Bleeding Cool talked before and lots and lots of Classified[...]