c2e2 2018



Tom 'N' Artie

C2E2 Debut: Robert Livingston and Chunlin Zhao's Tom 'N' Artie

Robert Livingston and Chunlin Zhao are debuting a new comic at C2E2 this weekend. Tom 'N' Artie is an action/comedy about two mercenaries who travel across different dimensions for adventure and profit. Find them in Artist Alley, A11. They'll be selling issues with free pins on purchase. And if you mention Bleeding Cool, you'll get a hearty […]

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C2E2 Debut: The Mainstream by Michael Dolce, Talent Caldwell, and Tony Moy

The Mainstream #1 is the new comic book by Michael Dolce, Talent Caldwell, and Tony Moy debuting at C2E2 at Booth #609, with this convention variant as well: There are people on THIS Earth that don't belong. It's up to a Chicago cop and an inter-dimensional task force to send them back where they belong! MAINSTREAM #1 […]

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All the Marvel Comics Previews Shown Off at the Diamond Retail Summit 2018

Marvel Comics has been showing off all sorts of artwork from upcoming comic book titles. So, courtesy of our friend Dennis, we've put them all in one post. What can you discern from these brief glimpses over what is to come? Look for Captain America #1 (and covers for #2 and #3), Amazing Spider-Man #800, […]

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Marvel Introduces Lockjaw and Tippy-Toe to Marvel Rising

Well, we may be getting the Death of the Inhumans in the main Marvel continuity, but at least in the new Marvel Rising series, Lockjaw will find a new hope. Alongside Squirrel Girl's Tippy-Toe squirrel, these two beloved Marvel animal sidekicks will be joining the Marvel Rising team, announced by Marvel at the Diamond Retailer […]

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Amazon and ComiXology Marvel's Collections?

In recent weeks, Bleeding Cool has covered the propensity for Marvel Comics to offer brand-new collections on ComiXology for inexpensive prices. And how, in some cases, Amazon has followed suit. This came to a head this week with a brand-new original graphic novel hardcover by Jim Starlin and Alan Davis, Thanos: Infinity Siblings, here before […]

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Marvel Comics Introduces Delayed and Extended Billing for Retailers for the First Time

Spilling out from the Diamond Retail Summit in Chicago today, Marvel Comics has made an announcement regarding their relationship with retailers. They are still not doing any returnability, something Image Comics and DC Comics have done quite a bit of. Instead, Marvel has announced they will implement delayed and extended billing for certain key titles. Retailers will have […]

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Preview of Ed McGuinness's Avengers #1 Art from the Diamond Retailer Summit

At the Diamond Retail Summit in Chicago today, Marvel Comics showed off a new preview of Ed McGuinness's art from the upcoming Avengers #1, written by Jason Aaron — and covers for subsequent issues to come. And thankfully we had someone happy with the snappy… thank you, Dennis. Take a look at what is to come: […]

Quirk Books' Presentation at Diamond Retailer Summit 2018

Quirk Books came to the Diamond Retailer Summit in Chicago today, bringing a tonne of books to look at. More of a traditional book publisher, they do nevertheless have a line that could be described as comics-adjacent. Fred Van Lente's novel about comic conventions in which Bleeding Cool turns up, The Con Artist, the Attack […]

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Dan DiDio Expects Lobo's Daughter Crush to Break Out on Her Own

At the Diamond Retail Summit today, taking place in Chicago ahead of C2E2, DC Comics Publisher Dan DiDio had plenty to say. He spoke about upcoming DC Comic books, what was launching, what was selling what was being delayed, that kind of thing. But he also had time to mention that he thought Lobo's newly […]

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A Sneak Peek at DC Nation #1 and #2

DC Comics may have announced 1 million sales for the first issue of DC Nation #0, but at the Diamond retailer summit at Chicago happening right now they also gave a little sneak peek at issues one and two coming later this year — and also how many copies retailers should expect to receive. And […]

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C2E2 Debut: John Layman, Nick Pitarra, and Mike Garland's Leviathan Ashcan

John Layman, off of Chew, will be debuting an ashcan edition of his new comic book Leviathan #1 at C2E2 — and a poster too. He'll be showing the ashcans off at the Diamond Retailer Summit starting today but will have only a hundred of each for the show. He tells us that the Leviathan crew are doing […]

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C2E2 Debut: The Family Graves – the Family That Slays Together, Stays Together

Bleeding Cool noted that C2E2 would have a debut from Source Point Press and Comic Experience, The Family Graves. A new four-issue mini-series by Tim Bach, Brian Atkins, Dijjo Lima, and Marco Della Verde. Phil Graves is an alchemical engineer who has recently turned into an unpredictably shifting werewolf. He and his dysfunctional, mismatched family of monsters must […]

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69 Exclusives and Debut Comics at C2E2 2018 This Week, with More to Come

$15ONI PRESS #209 A C2E2 2018 exclusive variant of RICK AND MORTY PRESENTS: THE VINDICATORS #1 by J Torres and CJ Cannon with Nick Filardi $10https://twitter.com/PinkHavok/status/854820685289488385KYLE HIGGINS BOOTH #A15 The Dead Hand #1 C2E2 EXCLUSIVEJEREMY HAUN BOOTH #J10THE REALM HARDCOVER VOLUME ONE Includes five-song EP download from Me Like Bees with the first five issues of the[...]