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8 Comic Stores Hit By Looting Across the USA

8 Comic Stores Hit By Looting Across the USA

They have written the following statement,[caption id="attachment_1214770" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comic Stores Hit By Looting Across the USA Image from GoFundMe.[/caption] Last night, after some of the peaceful protests in LA, looting, fires and destruction began in the Fairfax District Eventually, the angry mob moved onto the Melrose shopping district and ended up not only burning down[...]

Running a Comic Shop During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Running a Comic Shop During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Comic stores are not on the most solid of ground right now to begin with, and this type of situation is not going to help If I am being a moron, so be it But comic stores are going to be affected by all this Some already are.Stay safe out there, fellow comic retailers and[...]

World Wide Warriors Comes to Comic Stores in May 2020

World Wide Warriors Comes to Comic Stores in May 2020

Four years ago, Dave Ryan was posting pages from his new planned comic World Wide Warriors, with art by Allan Goldman. Last year he launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money to publish in print. He didn't get nearly enough. It didn't stop them though. And in May, from Red Anvil Comics Group, they will be bringing […]

150 Comic Shops Running Black Friday Events Today…

150 Comic Shops Running Black Friday Events Today…

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran advance notice of 75 comic book shops starting Black Friday Sales today. Overnight we were inundated with more. So here is a bigger list, twice the size, with all the newcomers at the top of their respective states or countries… and we begin in Alabama… let us know what bargains you […]




Esad Ribic Writes and Draws Conan: Exodus in August

Esad Ribic Writes and Draws Conan: Exodus in August

Esad Ribic is best known in English-speaking comics for his lush painted art on series such as Mighty Thor and Secret Wars for Marvel Comics. And also for being one of the nicest, funniest guys to be around at comic shows. He also had his creator-owned series, Vs out from Image Comics. So would he […]

Marvel Comics #1000 Will Be Followed By Marvel Comics #1001

Marvel Comics #1000 Will Be Followed By Marvel Comics #1001

It shouldn; be that much of a surprise – but it is. Marvel Comics #1000, the comic book coming in August from Marvel Comics featuring eighty one-page stories by eighty creative teams all masterminded by Al Ewing has had a tonne of press in recent days ahead of Marvel's August 2019 solicitations. But at the […]

More DC Comics Being Made Returnable Announced at Diamond Retail Summit

More DC Comics Being Made Returnable, Announced at Diamond Retail Summit

Bleeding Cool reported on how DC Comics was making Superman: Year One by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr and Event Leviathan #1 by Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev returnable by comic stores, with news on the returnability of #2 for both of them to follow.Well, at the Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas, DC[...]


Which September and October DC Comics Will be Year Of The Villain

Which September and October DC Comics Will be Year Of The Villain?

At the Diamond Retail Summit, DC Comics has been laying out their event plans for the rest of the year and in 2020… with these presentation slides showing how Batman Who Laughs' final seventh issue will lead right into Batman/Superman and beyond. How DC's Year Of The Villain will continue up to the end of […]


Gail Simones Seven Days Moved to October at Diamond Retailer Summit

Gail Simone's Seven Days Moved to October at Diamond Retailer Summit

We look forward to getting mini-reports through the day from the Diamond Retailer Summit being held in Las Vegas. Though not everyone is into the Vegas vibe. Take the editor-in-chief of Vault Comics, Adrian F Wassel. Well, I have officially landed in Vegas for the first time, for work, and I have never hated a […]

A New Wally West Comic From DC to Follow Heroes In Crisis

A New Wally West Comic From DC to Follow Heroes In Crisis?

Coming out of the bar chatter at the Diamond Retailer Summit as retailers, creators and publishers start chinwagging, especially at last night's DC Comics party. Bleeding Cool is told that one upcoming project intended to be a bit of a money spinner, and answer certain retailer concerns, is a Wally West series to follow on […]

Diamond Throws an Eighties Party For Retail Summit in Vegas

Diamond Throws an Eighties Party For Retail Summit in Vegas

This weekend is the Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas. It's a private non-media affair, but the stories are starting to percolate their way through to Bleeding Cool. And we start with last night's party thrown by Diamond Comic Distributors which had rather an eighties theme. Take a look… and yes, it's a bunch of […]

Store Layout Nominees and More for Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Spring 2018

Store Layout Nominees and More for Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Spring 2018

It looks like there are a record number of nominees for the upcoming Diamond Retailer Best Practices Awards: Spring 2018, with Best Store Layout being an incredibly popular category for comic book retailers. Everyone wants to show off what they have. Fellow retailers can vote online or at the Diamond Retailer Summit running from April 4th […]


Gene Has Mae Comes to Lion Forge with New Series

Gene Ha's Mae Comes to Lion Forge with New Series

Lion Forge will publish Gene Ha's Mae in a new series, as well as publishing the first volume, according to a press release sent out by the company. The news was announced at ComicsPRO today prior to the press release. "I'm so proud for Mae to join Lion Forge, and to add editor Andrea Colvin […]

Dynamite Entertainment to Become a Premier Publisher at Diamond Comics (CONFIRMED)

Dynamite Entertainment to Become a Premier Publisher at Diamond Comics (CONFIRMED)

UPDATE: That was one hell of a Rich Twitch. Original article up top, follow-up PR below. With DC Comics leaving the front section of Previews, alongside Marvel, that section for Diamond's Premier publishers was looking a little bare, with just Dark Horse, Image Comics and IDW. Well, finally, after over a decade of trying and pointing […]