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Dynamite Extends Returnability Through August

Dynamite Extends Returnability Through August

Yesterday, we looked at DC Comics' confirmation of comic books that would be returnable through Diamond Comic Distributors, as part of arrangements regarding the impact of the global pandemic. Today, Dynamite Entertainment has announced an extension of their returnability of all stock to retailers through August. This enables retailers to order in confidence, whatever may […]

Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond

Steve Geppi Takes Back President Role At Diamond

In a letter to employees, vendors, and retailers, owner and founder of Diamond Comic Distributors, Steve Geppi, announced that he is resuming the role of President, Geppi Family Enterprises (GFE), in addition to his Chairman and CEO role. He writes; "Today I am announcing an organizational change that will help us lean even further into […]

Comic Book Retailers Plans to Fix the Direct Market When It Returns

Comic Book Retailers Plans to Fix the Direct Market When It Returns

A number of comic book retailers, including Brian Hibbs of Comix Experience in San Francisco have put a document together. It has the aim of remaking the direct market of comic book retailers, when the industry returns to printing, publishing and distribution. Hibbs was notably opposed to the ComicHub plan to provide digital versions of […]



City University of London Launches Refugee Comics Course for MA Degree

City University of London Launches Refugee Comics Course for MA Degree

The City University of London is launching a new module for their English Master Of Arts degree, which will allow students to make more choices by looking at refugee comics as well as traditional texts and novels. The Image and Text module which is led by Dr Dominic Davies, Lecturer in English, will focus on […]



Take a Look at the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Comic Book (VIDEO)

Take a Look at the Marvel Celebrates Stan Lee Comic Book (VIDEO)

At the beginning of the week, Marvel Comics hosted a big Stan Lee Memorial event at the New Amsterdam theatre in Manhattan. With plenty of comic book creators still in town for New York Comic Con, it became a big thing with the likes of Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, Ming-Na Wen, Joe Quesada, Bob Layton, […]





LATE: Batman: Creature Of The Night #4 Now Scheduled For Two Years After #1

LATE: Batman: Creature Of The Night #4 Now Scheduled For Two Years After #1

Batman Creature Of The Night is a prestige mini-series that has been a long time coming from Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon. The first issue came out in late November 2017, intended to be a companion piece to Batman: Secret Identity. Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save […]



Joker: Killer Smile and Death Of Superman to be Made Returnable by DC Comics

Joker: Killer Smile and Death Of Superman to be Made Returnable by DC Comics

DC Comics is looking to make more titles returnable for retailers, something they have made standard policy of late, despite the added costs and knocks to the official statistics that it brings. But rather than make this available to lower-profile titles that other publishers have focused on, DC Comics are doing it to their bigger […]

Jeremy Whitely on Marvel Comics Cancellation of Future Foundation

Jeremy Whitely on Marvel Comics' Cancellation of Future Foundation

Jeremy Whitely, creator of Princeless Bride and Raven: Pirate Princess, was at SPX this weekend. When some rather unfortunate news went wide. Bleeding Cool reported the word coming out of a recent Marvel summit, that the Future Foundation title written by Jeremy was to be cancelled. That the decision had been made just after the […]

Doomsday Clock #12 &#8211 In Or Out Of Continuity

Doomsday Clock #12 – In Or Out Of Continuity?

Doomsday Clock #12, the final issue of the unauthorised comic book sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, will be out on the penultimate Wednesday of 2019. Just in time for Christmas Day. And in the wake of the unauthorised TV sequel on HBO. So, yes, that will continue […]

Doomsday Clock #12 Will Be Out Before The End of the Year&#8230 Just.

Doomsday Clock #12 Will Be Out Before The End of the Year… Just.

It's been a long wait. But, yes, as we noted, DC Comics' December 2019 solicitations indicate that Doomsday Clock #12 by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank will be out before the end of the year. And given that issue 11 came out a couple of weeks ago, and given the many delays, that's probably a […]