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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[...]
Order 7 New Bad Idea Comics Before You Know What They Are
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 Last year they announced that they were ceasing publishing operations The last official word from[...]
The Return of Bad Idea Comics Tomorrow – But What About Valiant?
Bad Idea Comics has just issued the following message, which reads "Comics, once again, needs us.  BAD IDEA will return…in two parts Details tomorrow." The Return of Bad Idea Comics Tomorrow – But What About Valiant? Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Warren Simons, and Karl Bollers. A direct-to-retailer[...]
That Was The Bad Idea Comics SDCC Pin-Exclusive Party That Was
If you were the first person to buy the first issue of a Bad Idea comic book at a comic store, you got a Bad Idea First Customer Gold Pin Since then, owners have been able to trade them for exclusive comic books, Werewolf by Peter Milligan and Robert Gill, and Retirement Plan by Matt Kindt and Juan Jose Ryp, Bunsen Beaver 2 And The Further Adventures Of His[...]
Bad Idea SDCC
Bad Idea Comics, the comics publisher that is pretending it shut up shop last year, is launching a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive comic, Hero Trade: Sacred Heart by Matt Kindt and David Lapham Hero Trade was the first publication put out by Bad Idea Comics as a secret ashcan, and they are sticking to their[...]
Bleeding Cool's Mammoth San Diego Comic-Con 2022 Party List
Gaslamp Lumpia Factory 423 F St, 8-10pm. SATURDAY, 23rd July Bad Idea Comics Tiki Party, Bali Hai, 2230 Shelter Island Dr,  7-10pm Entrance only with Bad Idea First Customer Pin and RSVP Atom! Freeman will be on the door checking and you don't want to mess with him RSVP as well (MOVED FROM THURSDAY) The Crossrip Party, the[...]
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If you were the first person to buy the first issue of a Bad Idea comic book at a comic store, you got a Bad Idea First Customer Gold Pin Since then owners have been able to trade them for exclusive comic books, Werewolf by Peter Milligan and Robert Gill, and Retirement Plan by Matt Kindt and[...]
JobWatch: Bad Idea Comics Hiring Editors, Sales Managers
For a comic book publisher that is no longer meant to be making comic books (although it obviously is) Bad Idea Comics seems to be hiring enough folk Promoting the fact that they are recruiting for a Managing Editor, Assistant Editor and Sales Manager Bad Idea Comics is a relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh[...]
Bad Idea Publishes Bunsen Beaver 2, But Only for First Pin Collectors
Bleeding Cool reported on Bad Idea Comics' pop-up store at the South Carolina SC Comicon last weekend, selling Bad Idea doughnuts for $20 each, with a free copy of a new comic book, Bad Idea Donuts Presents: Bunsen Beaver And His Pal Tree They sold out on day one, and copies have been selling on[...]
Bunsen Beaver Bad Idea Comic Without Doughnut Sells On eBay For $300
Bad Idea Comics have a pop-up store at the South Carolina SC Comicon this weekend, selling Bad Idea doughnuts for $20 each, with a free copy of a new comic book, Bad Idea Donuts Presents: Bunsen Beaver And His Pal Tree. Photo from Bad Idea, the comic and doughnut both signed by Robert Venditti. Bleeding Cool has[...]
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Bad Idea Comics will have a pop-up store at the South Carolina SC Comicon this weekend, selling Bad Idea doughnuts for $20 each, with a free copy of a new comic book, Bad Idea Donuts Presents: Bunsen Beaver And His Pal Tree And they have provided a disingenuous list of frequently asked questions about the[...]
Auto Draft
But Bad Idea Comics did this last year as well Bad Idea Comics is the relatively new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Warren Simons, and Karl Bollers 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 And who recently[...]
CGC Asks Bad Idea To Stop Selling The Slabbed Invisible Comics
They devised a gimmick so earth-shattering, so game-changing, that it would turn the heads of every single comic book reader in the entire world. They invented the invisible comic. BEHOLD! THE WORLD'S FIRST AND ONLY INVISIBLE COMIC BOOK!! The knuckleheads at BAD IDEA Labs then lost almost the entire damn run! In their defense, the comics are invisible[...]
Bad Idea Fires All Retailers, Announces Bad Idea Destination Store
Bad Idea Corp is a new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Warren Simons, and Joshua Johns 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 Bad Idea has become famous for their weird publishing experiments, offers, and the insane hoops and psychological games they put collectors through in[...]
Bad Idea Releases Ryan Bodenheim's Spark Digitally For Free, Today
As well as working on Eternals for Marvel Comics at the time, he was also working on an unannounced comic book from Bad Idea Comics called Spark Written by Robert Venditti, coloured by Ulises Arreola, and lettered by Dave Sharpe, this sci-fi comic book was intended to be published by some future iteration of the[...]
Bad Idea Comics Offers Collectors an "Invisible" Slabbed Comic
Something that representatives of new comic book publisher Bad Idea Comics had been showing to comic collectors at comic book conventions in the USA, and that they had apparently received four-figure sum offers Well, we now know what it is.  A "comic book" that is perhaps as conceptual as its title implies It has been[...]
What's This CGC-Slabbed Bad Idea Comic Being Taken To Comic Cons?
Bad Idea Corp is the new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Warren Simons, and Joshua Johns 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 Bad Idea has become famous, perhaps infamous, for their weird publishing experiments, offers, and the insane hoops and psychological games[...]
Bad Idea Now Tell You Not To Paypal Them $150 for A Used Sticker
Friday morning, Bleeding Cool reported that Bad Idea Comics were trying to get people to pay $14 for a used Final Five sticker in the vague expectation of getting something collectible in return And using reverse psychology to do so And also throwing in the news that other people who had sent in nice things[...]
Bad Idea Sells Used Stickers For $14, Sneaks News Of Surprise Comic
Bad Idea Comics has been running all manner of promotions to both excite and enrage comic book collectors, as long as people talk about them Such as suggesting that for Black Friday, people might want to spend $14 to get a redeemed, unusable "Final Five" sticker from a previous promotion And even though it can't[...]
Bad Idea Comics Ask Readers To Swap Pins For Rocks
Bad Idea Comics has issued First Customer Pins at comic book stores for the first person to buy a launch issue of a comic book at every store that stocks the books With vague half-promises that they might be worth something at some point, if traded in for the right thing at the right time[...]
Bad Idea Comics Delays December Solicitations Over Printing Issues
Another Bad Idea… Bleeding Cool has been reporting on issues hitting the comic book industry regarding paper stock, printing, and distribution issues including information from Bad Idea, DC Comics and from Marvel Comics, while there is still a "manga drought" from East Asia and the news from our printing sources that, and I quote,"there is simply not enough paper[...]
Now Bad Idea Comics Bans Readers Over Counterfeit Bad Idea Pins
Bad Idea Comics has previously banned retailers who broke its rules about selling comics for over cover price, or multiple copies Now it is banning its own readers, for sending in forged First Customer Pins given to the first person who buys the first issue of one of their comic books at each store These[...]
Hunter Gorinson Quits Bad Idea To Head Boom' Business Development
Gorinson subsequently co-founded the production company Allnighter, which most recently was working on bringing Justin Jordan & Tradd Moore's The Strange Talent of Luther Strode to the big screen. Notably, he also most recently served as one of the driving forces behind Bad Idea, where he served as Publisher The publisher quickly made waves with fans[...]
Refuse x Last Resorts in Bad Idea Solicitations for November 2021
Refuse x Last Resorts is one of the not-Final Five comics from Bad Idea Corp, with new comics by Matt Kindt and Marguerite Sauvage, and Mark Russell and Adam Pollina, which I will be buying Here is the solicitation for Bad Idea comic books shipping in November 2021… Refuse x Last Resorts in Bad Idea Solicitations[...]
Bad Idea Will Exchange First Customer Gold Pins For Exclusive Comics
Bad Idea Corp is the new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Warren Simons, and Joshua Johns 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.  Bad Idea has become famous, perhaps infamous, for their experiments like last week's secret double book[...]
Which Of Bad Idea's Hero Trade: Passive/Aggressive Comic Did You Get?
Bleeding Cool broke the news yesterday that Bad Idea's Hero Trade Passive/Aggressive by Matt Kindt and David Lapham published yesterday was actually one of two books, with the same cover but totally different insides And that if you wanted the other version, not only do you have to buy another copy, but one from a[...]
Which Bad Idea Hero Trade: Passive/Aggressive Comic Did You Get?
Bad Idea is the new comics publisher from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Warren Simons, and Joshua Johns 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 Annoying some retailers and delighting others, they released the first of their "Final Five" comics before supposedly[...]