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Ultimate Fallout Black Flag Sells For $700 on eBay
We have updated our deal sheets for all retailer variant cover requests moving forward to emphasize these points. As always, thank you for everything you do, and we appreciate your cooperation and continued support! Ultimate Fallout #4 Black Flag "In God We Intrust" acetate edition Bleeding Cool covered the story of the Black Flag Comics Ultimate Fallout #4 acetate variant[...]
Black Flag Not At Boston Fan Expo & More Ultimate Fallout #4 Fallout?
Earlier in the week, Bleeding Cool covered the story of the Black Flag Comics Ultimate Fallout #4 acetate variant cover drama that played out at C2E2 A comic book retailer creating new heat for an exclusive Clayton Crain retailer variant comic from last year by stapling a new acetate variant cover on top, with patriotic imagers and the label Infinite Black[...]
Who are Black Infinite Publishing, Behind Ultimate Fallout Acetategate?
Earlier in the week, Bleeding Cool covered the story of the Black Flag Comics Ultimate Fallout #4 acetate variant cover drama that played out at C2E2 A comic book retailer creating new heat for an exclusive Clayton Crain retailer variant comic from last year by stapling a new acetate variant cover on top, with patriotic imagers and[...]
Deadpool & Venom Acetate Variant Black Flag Covers to FanExpo Boston?
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool covered the story of the Black Flag Comics Ultimate Fallout #4 acetate variant cover drama that played out at C2E2 A comic book retailer creating new heat for an exclusive retailer variant comic from last year by stapling a new acetate variant cover on top, and selling them for $85, then $100,[...]
Ultimate Fallout #4 Acetate Covers Cause C2E2 Ructions - Boston Next?
It's Black Flag Ultimate Fallout #4 Acetate C2E2 drama time But let's step back a little A comic book store can get an exclusive-to-them retailer cover of a comic book being published by Marvel or DC, by ordering a minimum of 3000 copies They pay the full wholesale price, plus artist costs, and they can[...]
Lunar
Last week, just before C2E2 kicked off, Lunar Distribution held their first Retailer Summit With Lunar Distribution, CEX, Artists Elite and Merc to meet the publishers, and video footage for a number of publishers. Photo from Bleeding Cool source This was the first non-Diamond Comics summit this century, and reportedly "had a delightfully Mom and Pop feel."[...]
C2E2 VIP Cancellation
As a result, he won't be attending this weekend's C2E2 event in Chicago – or the VIP event there either. Mike Huddleston, Mike Del Mundo and Stephen Wacker from 3W3M will be there, as will the newly freelance Nick Spencer, but they have cancelled the planned VIP event on the Saturday They will have printed copies[...]
An Editorial In Favor Of Masking and Vaccination Requirements At C2E2
On April 25th, ReedPop's VP of Events Kristina Rogers emailed a Health and Safety Update regarding the masks and proof of vaccination requirement at C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) 2022, writing: I wanted to let you know that we are going to align with Chicagoland's current Health & Safety regulations for C2E2 this August[...]
Chris Arrant Hired As Editor-In-Chief For ReedPOP
And no, I didn't know ReedPOP, owners of C2E2, ECCC, MCM, NYCC and many more shows, needed an editor-in-chief But that speaks as to their upcoming plans. As editor-in-chief, Arrant will take the lead on editorial projects across the ReedPop portfolio of events to create content and new digital experiences for fans at home.  He is also[...]
Official: Artgerm's Punchline Cover Switches From #94 to #92
I attended C2E2, my first convention of the year, and signed comics for Punchline cosplayers I remember when the editor in chief of DC walked up to me after a panel and told me the sales on the upcoming Batman #92, bolstered by the Artgerm Variant cover featuring Punchline, and gave me a hug That[...]
Masks, Shots & Tests Needed For NYCC, ECCC, Florida, C2E2 Comic Con
ReedPop has today announced updated health and safety protocols that will be implemented at upcoming 2021 events, including New York Comic Con (NYCC), Florida Supercon, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) and Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) They state that "at all ReedPop events, the health and safety of attendees is the team's top priority[...]
New York Comic Con 2020 Cancelled - I Know You Thought It Already Was
There is also digital content being made available, and it also covers shows such as C2E2, ECCC, and MCM Comic Con, but the headline is all about paying to get early ticket access to NYCC It is Reed's most oversubscribed show – especially in a time of returning comic cons after 18 months without and[...]
DC Comics Confirms DC Fandome Online Event For 2021
And it also replaced DC Comics having a big presence in any of the online comic conventions organised by Reed POP Expo or Comic-Con International. DC Comics Confirms DC Fandome Online Event For 16th October 2021 The presumption is that this will be the same for 2021, even as big comic book conventions like C2E2, San Diego,[...]
ECCC Offers Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts
C2E2 took place in subdued circumstances this year, the last of the big comic book conventions to run before shutdown In retrospect it should probably have been cancelled or delayed, as ECCC was a few weeks later But what of 2021? Vaccines are on their way, but shutdowns, social distancing and the curtailing of big[...]
Jim Lee - Not "Ageing Up Characters or Shuffling Them Off" For 5G
While sketching on panel at C2E2 last weekend, DC Publisher Jim Lee asked the crowd 'heard any good rumours lately?' He was initially talking about rumours launched after the departure from DC of publisher Dan DiDio by the likes of Ethan Van Sciver, that AT&T was planning to shutter DC Comics publishing if their upcoming Bleeding[...]
A Brief Conversation with C.B. Cebulski
He had brought the magazine (yes kids, there used to be print magazines that contained previews of upcoming comics as well as reviews of past comics and interviews with creators – they were truly wondrous things that have long since passed from this world) to C2E2 to get signed by Claremont and artist Bob McLeod. Although[...]
Zenesceope's Panel at C2E2 Provided Insights into the Publisher’s Origin Story
The 15 Years of Zenescope panel at C2E2 2020 didn't include any announcements of upcoming books or insights into future projects However, it featured the co-creator of the company Ralph Tedesco and his insights into how the publishing company got its humble beginnings 15 years ago Additionally, the panel featured the Zenescope and Marvel cover[...]
Kyle Higgins to Write New Ultraman Series at Marvel
Marvel announced a new series at their Next Big Thing panel at C2E2 Saturday, and Bleeding Cool Ace Reporter David Pierce was on hand to send us the big news Kyle Higgins will be the writer of a new Ultraman series with Mat Groom and Francesco Manna, launching later this year. Marvel also showed off some[...]
Marvel Comics Solicitations for May 2020
So while they may not be announcing any news, they will be revealing much that has previously been hidden, even to those at higher levels within Marvel. If you're at @c2e2 today, come see us spill the beans on EMPYRE at our 3:45pm panel And for you back issue buffs, @Al_Ewing & @TomBrevoort will be walking[...]
Thor to Have Trouble Getting it Up as Hammerfall Begins in Thor #7
Does the God of Thunder need a blue chew? Marvel is hosting their Next Big Thing panel at C2E2 right now, but it's Thor's current big thing we're concerned about Bleeding Cool Ace Reporter David Pierce is on hand at the panel sending us breaking news, and what you're about to learn about Thor may have[...]
Marvel Plans to Make Readers Vomit with Immortal Hulk #33
Immortal Hulk #33 is hitting stores on March 25th, and while it will be the 750th issue of Hulk in terms of legacy numbering, it's another milestone that caught our ear at the Next Big Thing panel at C2E2 Bleeding Cool Ace Reporter and shoe-in for next year's journalism Eisner David Pierce was on hand[...]
Ta-Nehisi Coates to Leave Black Panther After Issue #25
At the Next Big Thing Panel at C2E2 Saturday, Marvel announced that Black Panther #25 will be writer Ta-Nehisi Coates' final issue on the series It's something we saw coming with the Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda storyline wrapping up, but big news nonetheless Will Marvel bring a new writer on to pick up with Black[...]
Welcome to CoronavirusComic-Con
And get in all the Italian creators who have had to pull out of C2E2 I bet we'd get excellent rates, just make sure everyone brings Purell. The word coming out of C2E2 is that told that coronavirus fears are definitely palpable at the McCormick Center, "not much handshaking, lots of fist and elbow bumping and[...]