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Hunter Gorinson Quits Boom To Be Oni Press' New President & Publisher
Just earlier this week, we were asking: What's next for Oni Press? Well, in a major shake-up for the industry (and Bleeding Cool Power List if I ever do another one), Oni Press/Lion Forge has just named comics publishing veteran Hunter Gorinson to the role of President & Publisher, putting the former Boom!, Valiant and Bad[...]
B-SIDE PRESS SEP22 Solicitations
Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names Partly this included not going through comic book distributors (except in the UK) and going direct to a select 200-plus[...]
Now Bad IDea Are Selling Flash Drives
Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names The new rebranding has seen them, continue to launch PR stunts to a) get attention and b) raise money by[...]
Bad Idea Selling Black friday Bowling Pins & TV Sets Because Why Not?
Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names The new rebranding has seen them, continue to launch PR stunts to a) get attention and b) raise money by[...]
Bad Idea Selfie
Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names The new rebranding of Bad Idea Comics as Bad Idea Two: Part One goes on wide general[...]
Two Bad Idea Comics, Only 146 Copies Of Each, At Baltimore Comic Con
Bad Idea Comics has decided to exhibit at Baltimore Comic-Con this weekend as This Is Not Bad Idea, at Booth #2013 Because, of course, they are fighting to Stop Bad Idea, so there is no way they can actually be at the show Even though they are. Two Bad Idea Comics, Only 146 Copies Of Each,[...]
Bad Idea Comics Destroys Joe Quesada's Cover for Them
Joe Quesada, former Marvel Comics CCO and Editor-in-Chief announced he is creating a new cover for Bad Idea comics Or Stop Bad Idea as they now insist on calling themselves After recently announcing that he is returning to DC Comics for a series of high-profile Batman covers, as well as rumours that he is doing[...]
Bad Idea Placard Protests On The Show Floor Of New York Comic-Con
Bleeding Cool previously reported Bad Idea Comics was promising to close up shop entirely if they raise $2.6 million on Kickstarter, as well as funding a new graphic novel and hardcover volume.  And that they were using New York Comic-Con to try and get themselves shut down in the process, rebranding itself as Stop Bad[...]
15 Pieces of NYCC Prime Swag to Grab at New York Comic Con Tomorrow
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Bad Idea Comics PR LITG: Stop Bad Idea in the Top Ten stories yesterday Raise $2.6 Million On Kickstarter To Close Down Bad Idea Comics Kim Jung Gi Dies, Aged 47, On His Way To New York Comic Con DC Reveals New Superman Family Members & Outfits – No Capes? Alan[...]
The 15 Hottest NYCC Comics Items to Grab at New York Comic Con
Stop Bad Idea Protest Placards STOP BAD IDEA will be exhibiting at booth 3419 and will have two hundred picket signs available for those who are committed to protest against them, and protestors who comply will get two free totally exclusive comic books Not just covers, comic books In the past, these kind of comics have[...]
Stop Bad Idea In The Daily LITG, 5th October 2022
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. LITG: Stop Bad Idea in the Top Ten stories yesterday Raise $2.6 Million On Kickstarter To Close Down Bad Idea Comics J Michael Straczynski on Babylon 5 Reboot/The CW: "We Ain't Dead Yet" DC Comics Has… Two Jokers Now? BatSpoilers All Round Two New Looks For A Superman In Dark[...]
Bad Idea Brings Protest Signs Against Itself To New York Comic Con
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported that Bad Idea Comics was promising to close up shop entirely if they raise $2.6 million on Kickstarter, as well as funding a new graphic novel and hardcover volume Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comic publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano[...]
5 Days Of Parties For New York Comic Con -The NYCC Party List
Sunday, the 9th of October: Bad Idea/Shortboxed Dead Dog Party 7-10pm, American Whiskey, 247 W 30th Street A party for comic book industry insiders held on Sunday night at a currently unidentified  Manhattan bar with a lot of comics history (too much to hope it's Mollys, I guess) We understand that the guest list is very[...]
Raise $2.6 Million On Kickstarter To Close Down Bad Idea Comics
Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names.  Last year Bad Idea announced that they were ceasing publishing operations[...]
The Medium-Sized NYCC AfterParty List Includes Bad Idea's Dead Dog
One of them involves Ice T and Coco, another has Bad Idea's dead dog Here are a few of the bigger and badder parties at the show next week If you have more to add, let me know. Wednesday, the 5th of October: GeekLifeRules: NY Cosplay Cabaret – Road to NYCC 2022 8-9.30pm Producers Club Theaters 358[...]
Bad Idea
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported that  Bad Idea Comics had told its 230+ destination comic book stores that only the orders for the first two titles of the new run, Orc Island  by Joshua Dysart, Alberto Ponticelli and Matt Hollingsworth, and Escape From Wyoming #1 by Robert Venditti and Jorge Monlongo, made by end of play today would get first printings[...]
Retailers You Can Only Get Bad Idea First Printings With FOC Tomorrow
Bad Idea is the new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano A direct-to-retailer publisher, eschewing digital and trade paperbacks in favour of one-cover one-per-person comic book sales from big comic book names.  Well, Bad Idea Comics has now told its 230+ destination comic book stores that only[...]
Bad Idea Comics Challenges Critics to Stop Them at New York Comic-Con
All day, Bad Idea Comics has been revealing details of Bad Idea Two Part One, a bunch of new comic books launching in late 2022 and early 2023 in a number of different formats, ongoing series, mini-series, one-shots and weekly comics And even as retailers tell me they are getting lots of calls about the[...]
BURNING MAN 6:23pm EST
Bad Idea started off their Bad Idea Two: Part One announcements with a bunch of comic book announcements, with They're All Terrible, The Ends, Escape from Wyoming, The Finder, Werewolf & Society Of Fearless Frontiersmen,  Orc Island, and now Burning Man, Bad Idea's first ongoing series, starting on the 28th of December, a supernatural horror choose-your-own-adventure by[...]
Orc Island
Bad Idea started off their Bad Idea Two: Part One announcements with a bunch of comic book announcements, with They're All Terrible, The Ends, Escape from Wyoming, The Finder, Werewolf & Society Of Fearless Frontiersmen and now Orc Island, a four-issue weekly dark fantasy heist comic starting on the 2nd of November, by Joshua Dysart, Alberto Ponticelli and[...]
WEREWOLF
Bad Idea started off their Bad Idea Two: Part One announcements with a bunch of comic book announcements, with They're All Terrible, The Ends, Escape from Wyoming and now a double feature, the previously-published-via-First-Pin-redemption Werewolf by Peter Milligan and Robert Gill, accompanied by Society Of Fearless Frontiersmen by Robert Venditti and Tomas Giorello And we get[...]
The Finder, Another Bad Idea From Christos Gage & Tomas Giorello
Bad Idea started off their Bad Idea Two: Part One announcements with a bunch of comic book announcements, with They're All Terrible, The Ends, Escape from Wyoming and now The Finder. A superhero, sci-fi, horror and espionage one-shot from Christos Gage, Tomas Giorello and Diego Rodriguez And we get our first look right here[...]
ESCAPE FROM WYOMING
Bad Idea started off their Bad Idea Two: Part One announcements with a bunch of comic book announcements, firstly They're All Terrible and then the The Ends The blind pre-orders for Bad Idea Comics to qualify for… a sticker… are done Now you get to see what the seven new books from Bad Idea Two:[...]
THE ENDS
It might be a Bad Idea to start off a bunch of comic book announcements with one called They're All Terrible and then follow with one called The Ends The blind pre-orders for Bad Idea Comics to qualify for… a sticker… are done Now you get to see what the seven new books from Bad[...]
Bad Idea
Tomorrow is the last day that readers and collectors can pre-order all seven of the Bad Idea Two: Part One new comic book line, without knowing who is drawing them, who is writing them or what they are about, all to qualify for a promotional sticker that might, one day, be redeemable for something else,[...]
Confirmed: Bad Idea Comics First Appearances In Diamond Previews #408
Bleeding Cool was the first to break the Bad Idea news that last week's Previews catalogue from Diamond Comic Distributors included a brand new and exclusive comic book strip from Bad Idea Comics, The First Supper by Mark Waid and David Lapham And we have a good chunk of it reproduced below. What we didn't know[...]
Mark Waid & David Lapham's Bad Idea First Supper In Diamond Previews
Last week, Bleeding Cool scooped the news that the June edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly Previews catalogue arrives in comic shops and digitally today, would feature a new Bad Idea comic book, The First Supper, by Mark Waid and David Lapham, as an eight-page comic book printed in the catalogue itself, from page 485 onwards[...]
236 Stores With Bad Idea Comics
Bad Idea Comics has updated their destination comic store list, which once was made of one hundred stores permitted to sell Bad Idea Comics, distributed directly from Bad Idea, with all manner of hoops to go through In the UK, that was one store, the London branch of Forbidden Planet But now it includes all[...]
Bad Idea Publish Mark Waid & David Lapham's Comic in Diamond Previews
But next week's catalogue will feature a new Bad Idea comic book, The First Supper, by Mark Waid and David Lapham, as an eight-page comic book in the catalogue itself, from page 485. Might this be Bad Idea Part Two? Publishing comic books to comic stores, not actually distributed to them through Diamond but actually inside[...]