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CEX To Publish Mother Russia
CEX Publishing is the new publisher of Jeff McComsey's Mother Russia, previously published by Alterna Comics, with their first issue launching in June The publisher attended ComicsPRO in Pittsburgh this week, amd produced a ComicsPRO sampler book as part of their swag bag handed out to retailers Included is a preview of Seven Years in[...]
Lunar to Distribute Non-Diamond Comics Publishers in the Future
We are still adding to our infrastructure and processes and do not want to take on more until those are complete and we have our systems running smoothly. For quite some time, DCBS has received inquiries from many small publishers regarding distribution that may not currently have distribution set up through Diamond. Now that we have essentially[...]
altena comics
Alterna Comics is best known for printing on newsprint and pricing most of their comic books between $1 and $2 Over a week ago, Bleeding Cool ran the news that Alterna Comics was pulling out being distributed by Diamond Comic Distributors in light of the current shutdown Even as Diamond was still holding onto product[...]
Diamond Comics to not distribute comics util August at the earliest?
The original story continue below. Comic book publisher Alterna Comics has, today, shared news about current publishing and distribution plans.  The publisher is best best known for printing on newsprint and pricing most of their comic books between $1 and $2 Today, they announced on social media that Diamond had told them "that the potential earliest[...]
We'll Get Through This Together
Peter Simeti, publisher of Alterna Comics has issues the following statement about their upcoming production schedule, in light of the current coronavirus pandemic. Alterna Comics is operating at about 80% We are still fulfilling online direct orders at We are still talking to many retailers right now about what's going on, fans included — the[...]
Alterna Comics January 2018 Solicits: Go West By Up-And-Comer Garret Gunn
They're piping hot and ready to read! Alterna is bringing you Go West by up-and-coming writer Garret Gunn, while Crypt and Amazing Age by Matthew D Smith and Troy Vevasis are wrapping up their mini series Meanwhile, Doppleganger by Jordan Hart continues its tale with #2! GO WEST #1 of 3 (W) Garrett Gunn (A) Saint Yak, Sean Forney $1.50, 32 pgs, Action/Western, Full Color, Newsprint Interior Now seeking a life of peace, "Slade the Blade"[...]
Four Titles Join Alterna's Newsprint Comics Line For $1.50 Or Less In June
Hitting stores in June from Alterna will be four additional titles in the company's newsprint comics line, which is so forward-thinking and innovative it brings comic book prices back to where they were 25 years ago! Joining the existing titles Adam Wreck, Lilith Dark, Amazing Age, and Croak will be Mother Russia, Scrimshaw, The Chair, and[...]
Alterna Launches Kickstarter For Newsprint Comics So Short, You Almost Missed It!
If you've been following Bleeding Cool recently, you know that publisher Alterna has already inked a global newsstand distribution deal for their upcoming line of newsprint comics aiming to put comic books back in places where people who don't already buy comics might see them, and make them affordable enough that potential new readers won't die laughing[...]
Alterna Inks Global Newsstand Deal For Newsprint Comics
If you've been following Bleeding Cool, you know that we've been following publisher Alterna's quest to make comics affordable and accessible again by #BringingBackNewsprint comics priced under two dollars We've seen the first four titles in this line, all priced at $1.50, which were solicited this month and will ship in May Part of Alterna's plan has[...]
Alterna Comics Looking For Newsstand Distribution For Their Newsprint Comics
Bleeding Cool has told you about Alterna Comics and their quest to print comics on newsprint and sell them for less than two dollars, just like comics were "back in the day." We followed up with reports that Alterna was offering affordable advertising in these books, potentially opening the door for classic style comic book[...]
Alterna To Make Comics Affordable Again In 2017 With Newsprint, Under $2 Prices
Following in the footsteps of the ill-fated Bill Jemas' Double Take, Alterna Comics will release a new lineup of single issues priced under $2, according to a press release In addition to the price, Alterna's plan is to feature "throwback style covers, a new logo, prices under $1.99 an issue, and the distant but familiar[...]