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Batman Gets A Brand New Vehicle in Batman #92 (Spoilers)

Heroes Wear Face Masks, Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, 14th June 2020

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the "Wednesday Warriors", those who can't wait till the weekend to get this week's comics. Though thanks to DC, Tuesday Titans too. As DC leave […]

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How Batman #92 Puts Gotham City on Lockdown From DC Comics This Week

On March 29th, 2020 I write a Bleeding Cool article which, at the time, was meant to tease that week's upcoming Batman #92. It wasn't published, instead, Diamond Comic Distributors warehoused the print run and shut down, as a result of coronavirus pandemic orders. Over two months later, it is finally coming to comic books […]

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Batman #92 Tops Advance Reorders Two Weeks In A Row

The Advance Reorders chart, last week and the week before that reflected that all of the DC Comics orders through Diamond were dropped to zero, meaning every retailer had to amend their order on FOC from scratch, which saw DC totally dominate. There's still a bit of that this week, but this time, there is […]


Batman #92 Beats Death Metal #1 in Advance Reorders

The Advance Reorders chart, this week and last week, reflects that all of the DC Comics orders through Diamond were dropped to zero, meaning every retailer had to amend their order on FOC from scratch. So while this normally records increases ahead of FOC, in this case, it records all of DC's orders in their […]

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DC Comics Schedule for June – Including Batman #92, #93 and Punchline

DC Comics has revealed all the titles it will be distributing to comic stores through Diamond Comic Distributors, Lunar Distribution, and UCS Comic Distributors. Including dates for a certain Batman #92 and its Punchline-inspired quarter-of-a-million print run, Batman #93, The Joker 80th Anniversary and a new name for The Last God Sourcebook. Looks like June […]


When is a 1st Printing Not a 1st Printing? When It's From DC Comics

We mentioned this in earlier coverage, but it seems that a collector or two has noticed and are asking questions. Because, you see, comic book collectors like a first printing. They really do. When a comic goes through multiple printings, the first printing is what people want. Unless its a much rarer and distinct later […]

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Jim Lee Talks DC Comics Distribution and Batman #92's 230,000 Orders

On last night's Fatman Beyond podcast, Kevin Smith and Marc Bernadin talked about comics and comic book stores caught in the current global situation.  Inspired by the comic book creators doing what they can to help comic book stores out, they called up Jim Lee. Publisher of DC Comics, he is spending his time drawing […]


Comics Publishers Blindsided By DC Comics Distribution Punchline

Yesterday Bleeding Cool looked at the newly announced schedule for DC Comics. How they are distributing comic books to stores that are still open, through their two new distributors Lunar and UCS, or rather DCBS and Midtown Comics. We also noted that these included a number of titles that were supposedly being held by Diamond […]

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Diamond Responds to DC Comics' New Distributors – Where Is Batman #92

It's been a rather busy day at Bleeding Cool Towers. Diamond Comic Distributors confirmed our story of last week that they would be returning to distribute comic books on or around Sunday, May 17th. Then DC Comics announced that they would also be returning to distribution sooner than that, from Tuesday, April 28th, from two […]

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Batman #92, DC Comics and Funko Pride – LITG for March 31st 2020

While comic book retailers, publishers, manufacturers and distributors continue to struggle with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the comic book industry, it's good to know that what people still have a high interest in the things that industry is publishing and manufacturing.  Top examples from yesterday include posts about DC Comics, what's up […]

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DC Comics Pulls Digital Comics From Wednesday, Including Batman #92

In previous reports, Bleeding Cool told you that the situation with big comic book publishers and their plans for print and digital comics were undetermined. It appears that is now evolving. Over this weekend, we noted that DC Comics had a full line-up of digital comic books for this Wednesday, including the likes of Batman […]


Batman #92 Sees Gotham On Lock Down And No One Able To Leave The House

I'm not entirely sure how but I appear to have found myself with copies of Batman #92, out this week digitally (and maybe more) and of Batman #93, the final chapters of the first James Tynion Batman arc Dark Designs, and kicking off the subsequent Joker War. Now, I know Bleeding Cool is famous for […]

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Punchline Sees Batman #92 Utterly Dominate Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And […]

DC Comics Launches Another Batman #9 1:25 Punchline Cover

DC Comics Launches Another Batman #92 1:25 Punchline Cover

DC Comics are offering a new Punchline variant cover for Batman #92, restricted to one copy for every 25 standard copies of the comic retailers order. And all because this weekend is FOC weekend and final orders are due… and featuring the original designs for the characetr. BATMAN #92 1 25 PUNCHLINE VAR ED (W) […]