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Alternative Forms Of Distribution Discussed at ComicsPRO

Alternative Forms Of Distribution Discussed at ComicsPRO

The ComicsPRO summit was held a couple of weekends ago in Charlotte, North Carolina, in which comic book retailers met to discuss the state of the industry, meet publisher, distributors, creators and more There were a bunch of announcements made, discussions had, speeches given and solutions proposed.And while some news made it out straight away[...]



Mister Miracle and White Knight Hardcovers Just for Comic Shops

Mister Miracle and White Knight Hardcovers, Just for Comic Shops

We mentioned that DC Comics announced a Mister Miracle hardcover exclusive to the comic book store direct market at ComicsPRO this past weekend Well, we have the new cover and news of Batman: White Knight joining it in this endeavour.Batman: The White Knight HC collects the eight-issue miniseries by Sean Murphy with a new cover by[...]


IDW Diamond and Hooked On Comics in Pennsylvania Win Comic Books For Kids Awards

IDW, Diamond and Hooked On Comics in Pennsylvania Win Comic Books For Kids! Awards

You may have read about their activities previously on Bleeding Cool.At ComicPRO this weekend, the Board of Directors of ComicBooks For Kids! announced their 2018 annual awards to those organizations within the comic book industry who have been instrumental in providing support for children all across the United States in hospitals and cancer centres.The first[...]


More ComicsPRO 2019 Comics Flipped on eBay

More ComicsPRO 2019 Comics Flipped on eBay

We ran a batch of these yesterday, here's some more comic books picked up by comic book retailers at ComicsPRO in Charlotte, North Carolina, being flipped on eBay to help offset the cost of travelling to the show.. and to promote the existence of the comics as well.We had sales of Little Bird, Buffy and[...]

Titan Comics Promises to Stop Reusing Barcodes

Titan Comics Promises to Stop Reusing Barcodes

Which means that stock systems can mistake one comic for another, which can cause real issues - exacerbated if they have different prices as well.Well, at ComicsPRO, Titan Comics seemed to realise that this was an issue with them And so made a pledge, reported by comics retailer Tim Stolzfus of Keith's Comics in Dallas.A thought[...]

DC Comics to End Their Exclusive Walmart 100-Page Giant Comics Line

DC Comics to End Their Exclusive Walmart 100-Page Giant Comics Line

And recently DC Comics started creating original 100 Page Giant Comics for the direct market with the Superman 100 Page Super-Spectacular.But, coming out of ComicsPRO, that appears to have all changed.Retailer Ryan Higgins of Comics Conspiracy in Sunnydale, California reports that 'the Walmart line is ending and replaced with 100-page specials available EVERYWHERE...48 pages of new material, with[...]

The First Three ComicsPRO Comics to be Flipped on eBay

The First Three ComicsPRO Comics to be Flipped on eBay

This is often a way to make the trip to North Carolina (especially when flights were being cancelled) a little more bearable.And there have already been some successful sales.Green Brain Comics have put up a lot of ComicsPRO variants of them, with Batman #64 selling on eBay for $85.Buffy The Vampire Slayer #1 ComicsPRO variant sold[...]

Retailers Can Now Buy More Copies of DC Previews &#8211 For Some Reason

Retailers Can Now Buy More Copies of DC Previews – For Some Reason

Mentioned by Diamond Comic Distributors at ComicsPRO in Charlotte, North Carolina, comic book retailers are now able to order more copies of DC Previews - at a price.Currently, DC Previews, the separate magazine listing the upcoming solicitations from the comics publisher to the direct market, comes with a free copy of DC Previews That's how[...]

Thank FOC Its Friday 22nd February 2019 Once And Future ComicsPRO

Thank FOC It's Friday, 22nd February 2019, Once And Future ComicsPRO

And if nothing else, it may be useful to try for a one-stop shop that may start some thoughts, even if it doesn’t finish them.Comic book retailers are currently attending ComicsPRO in Charlotte, North Carolina Here are a few snippets that have been leaking out.Some were snowed out... Boom begins a Retailer Revolution with[...]


BOOM Studios Has Two Explosive Announcements Today at ComicsPRO

BOOM! Studios Has Two Explosive Announcements Today at ComicsPRO

DC Comics’ Dan Didio made some news in Charlotte, North Carolina at ComicsPRO in front of some of the biggest comic shop retailers While Marvel Comics launched a Black Cat title.But with BOOM! Studios presenting this morning, I’m told to expect TWO big announcements – the first about a new original series from one of[...]


What Swag Your Retailer Will Be Bringing Back From ComicsPRO

What Swag Your Retailer Will Be Bringing Back From ComicsPRO

Brave New World of Santa Clarita, California, has this collection of DC Comics swag already at ComicsPRO, the comics retailer advocacy meeting taking place this week in Charlotte, North Carolina With advance readers copies of their all-ages Zoom line of graphic novels and their young adult Ink line.Our owner Andy is currently attending the annual #ComicsPRO[...]

Spider-Ham Spider-Ham Appears Wherever a Spider Can (Like Junes Amazing Spider-Man Annual)

Spider-Ham, Spider-Ham, Appears Wherever a Spider Can (Like June's Amazing Spider-Man Annual)

Marvel announced the news at ComicsPRO, but not before providing high-res artwork to their media partners at eponymous comic book website ComicBook.com.Jason Latour will write the book, in which the titular pig will take on villains such as Eelectro, Buzzard, Green Gobbler, and Mysteriape, according to ComicBook.com's bespoke press release David LaFuente will provide both art and covers,[...]


Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)

Dan DiDio Tells Retailers That DC is Cutting Back Their Comics (UPDATE)

Dan DiDio, publisher of DC Comics, has taken to the stump at ComicsPRO, the comics retailer advocacy group meeting being held in Charlotte, North Carolina for the next few days.Not everyone made it in, due to cancelled flights, bad weather and the like But they all turned out to hear what DiDio had to say.We[...]