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Up to this point, we've been able to keep delays and shortages to a minimum, but with recent notifications about covid-related port closures, international and domestic freight delays, workforce shortages, and a severely allocated paper supply, we are unable to continue to manage this situation without disruption… Please know that we are doing everything we[...]
Pages From Sabretooth #1 - And Another Month's Delay?
Bleeding Cool has been reporting repeatedly on delays hitting the comic book industry, this may just be the latest chapter Or there may be editorial or creative delays, right now, it's all up in the air But we do have a preview of a few pages from the first issue to show off for now[...]
Image Comics Removes Oral History Of The Warren Ellis Forum
As many of you are now undoubtedly aware, the current shipping delays, supply chain crunch, and paper shortages are creating nationwide issues across many industries—and that impacts our industry too I'm sure every publisher will have a different response to this crisis, but at Image we're proactively streamlining our releases to reflect these circumstances. STARTING NOW,[...]
Penguin Random House Lost Their First Marvel Comics Shipment To DCBS
Delays to schedules have been evident from publisher to publisher to publisher, which also resulted in a rather minimal comic book shipment this week across the board And as Penguin Random House begins increasing packaging protection for the Marvel Comics titles they ship, there are issues regarding packaging from other distributors as well. Lunar Distribution, the[...]
Yes, Yes, It's A Smaller Comics Week Than You Were Expecting
This week there have been a lot of delays hitting the comics industry Whether from printers or publishers, from distributors or delivery trucks, a number of comic books that were meant to arrive for tomorrow – did not Bleeding Cool mentioned a number of Image Comics titles that would be missing – though Mark Millar[...]
Image Comics Delayed From This Wednesday To The Next Week
As a result of printer shipping delays, the following Image Comics titles will not be out this Wednesday, the 20th of October as expected, but the following Wednesday, the 27th of October This includes the A Man Among Ye, Jupiter's Legacy: Requim, and Walking Dead Deluxe. A MAN AMONG YE #7 CVR A JUPITERS LEGACY REQUIEM #5[...]
DC To Collect Entire Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Omnibus
But Bleeding Cool has reported on many issues hitting the comic book publishing industry right now, including a lack of paper, and shipping delays for the bigger and bulkier comic books coming through the system. As a result, DC Comics has announced that they have cancelled the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Omnibus – for now at least[...]
There Will Be Fewer Flash #775 Than Ordered
Bleeding Cool has previously been reporting in-depth over delays and curtailment of print runs in comic books right now, across the printing industries DC Comics has seen it have to delay Omnibus, Deluxe, and Prestige format comic books, among others And while DC Comics is of a size and prominence to guarantee print runs ahead[...]
A Lot Of Late DC Comics, Due To Printer Problems
Up to this point, we've been able to keep delays and shortages to a minimum, but with recent notifications about covid-related port closures, international and domestic freight delays, workforce shortages, and a severely allocated paper supply, we are unable to continue to manage this situation without disruption… Please know that we are doing everything we[...]
Ingram Print-On-Demand Raises US Prices By 6%
However, they also state that "spikes in demand as well as anticipated carrier shipping delays during November, December, and early January will likely cause extended turnaround times." This is just one small part of the issues facing printers, publishers, and distributors right now, and Bleeding Cool has covered a number of them This is just[...]
Increased Driver Wages & Customs Congestion Affect Comics Distribution
Bleeding Cool has been reporting major delays and stock issues hitting the comics industry, including information from Bad Idea, DC Comics, and from Marvel Comics, while there is still a "manga drought" Yesterday, we ran an internal industry report from a major printer looking at printing issues for comics and other printed materials But they[...]
Bad Idea Comics Delays December Solicitations Over Printing Issues
Told weekly in 5 parts this December. Bad Idea Comics Delays December Solicitations Over Printing Issues Bad Idea Comics Delays December Solicitations Over Printing Issues Another Bad Idea… Bleeding Cool has been reporting on issues hitting the comic book industry regarding paper stock, printing, and distribution issues including information from Bad Idea, DC[...]
Paper mill machine, photo by LI CHAOSHU / Shutterstock.com.
Bleeding Cool has been reporting major delays and stock issues hitting the comics industry, including information from Bad Idea, DC Comics and from Marvel Comics, while there is still a "manga drought" from East Asia This week we have been informed by a major printer in the field that "we continue to experience pricing and[...]