Do Marvel 99 Cent Discounts Indicate More Digital-Only Comics?

Bleeding Cool reported on plans for Marvel Comics to make a number of their titles digital-only, and begin publishing them this week. They were all mini-series or series with a (now) impending ending. It was not well received by retailers, who had ordered previous issues of the comic and were now being denied the chance […]

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Marvel Closes Website Comics Reader, Switches to App and ComiXology

Marvel Comics has just nailed the following letters to readers of its digital comics announcing the closure of their digital comics online store. This comes a week before Marvel Comics begins switching some print comics to digital-only mid-story. The letter reads; Thank you for being a loyal Marvel fan. As a fan of Marvel digital […]

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Matthew Rosenberg on Hawkeye Freefall Switching From Print To Digital

Matthew Rosenberg, wrote of 4 Kids Go Into A Bank, We Can Never Go Home, Uncanny X-Men, Punisher, and more, wrote on social media yesterday. He talked about Marvel's announcement that certain titles would no longer be continuing as print titles and would, instead, switch to digital-only for the remainder of their run. They would […]


Marvel Makes Ant-Man, Star, Iron Heart, Ravencroft, Etc Digital-Only

When Bleeding Cool ran Marvel's planned May-and-June shipping titles which seemed to be spreading the first two weeks of what was planned for April, across two or three months from the end of May into July , we also noticed that a number of titles had been missed out, and posted a list: Some of […]

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DC Expands Digital First Comics – Or Are They Digital Seconds?

In the wake of the comic book publishing drought right now, with even DC Comics' planned distribution for April and May relatively weak sauce, DC Comics has radically expanded their Digital First publishing programme. Digital First, which sees DC Comics titles published digitally before being collected in print has usually been restricted to TV and […]


Magdalene Visaggio, Claudia Aguirre are Lost On Planet Earth This Week

Magdalene Visaggio and artist Claudia Aguirre are collaborating on an all-new, five-part comic book mini-series, Lost on Planet Earth, debuting digitally this Wednesday, April 15th on ComiXology Originals. Just as Visaggio's sci-fi series Vagrant Queen launches as a TV show on Syfy, so she has a new sci-fi comic book launching this week. And she is […]

Radical Shift Of Gravity, one of a number of comics published this week.

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

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Gotham High is Published by DC Comics Today in Print and Digitally

Today, DC Comics digitally published the original graphic novel Gotham High. It is available on the DC App, ComiXology and Kindle. DC has published a number of collections of previously available material digitally as well. Batman: Last Knight on Earth, Freedom Fighters: Rise of a Nation, Transmetropolitan Book Three and Wonder Woman Vol. 2: Love […]

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Batman #92, DC Comics and Funko Pride – LITG for March 31st 2020

While comic book retailers, publishers, manufacturers and distributors continue to struggle with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the comic book industry, it's good to know that what people still have a high interest in the things that industry is publishing and manufacturing.  Top examples from yesterday include posts about DC Comics, what's up […]

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Marvel Comics Pulls All Digital Comics This Week As Well As Print

Marvel Comics has just confirmed that, as well as not having any new print comic book titles in stores this week, they will also not be distributing any of them digitally. Whether via the Marvel App, ComiXology or Kindle, though the wording indicated that they may continue with digital editions of collected editions. This matches […]


DC Comics on Digital Disruption of Distribution in Coronavirus Shutdown

Last night, as comics publisher DC Comics' statement to retailers regarding their plans for publishing comic books during the coronavirus shutdown was sent to a number of media organisations, Bleeding Cool was able to confirm that DC Comics would be publishing a select number of titles digitally this Wednesday as well.  This move has caused […]

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DC Publish Selection of Digital Comics, Wednesday April 1st

Bleeding Cool just ran DC's statement to comic book retailers, confirming that they will be seeking alternative distribution (and presumably printing as well) during the current coronavirus pandemic shutdown that has seen Diamond Comic Distributors close, their printers Transcontinental close and thousands of comic book stores and bookstores close. As well as getting certain comics […]

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How Archie Will Continue Publishing Comics, Print and Digital

Archie Comics has issued a following statement to retailers, about their plans to publish their April 1st titles next week as usual, in print and in digital, and send them to subscribers or directly to retailers, including Sabrina: Something Wicked #1 and Cosmo the Mighty Martian #5, as well as Vampironica: New Blood #4 on […]

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Brawl Format Hits Arena – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering's upcoming 82nd expansion set, "Throne of Eldraine", has started its spoiler season, and fans are rejoicing. However, this isn't the only reason they are excited. The long-awaited Brawl format has come to Magic's software version, Magic: the Gathering: Arena. This has caused quite a surge in the format's popularity overall, as it […]

Marvel Promotes Reading Digital With Free Return of Wolverine #1 Director's Cut

Today, the final phase of the epic return of Wolverine in the appropriately-titled Return of Wolverine mini-series has begun with the release of Return of Wolverine #1. And while we already know that there's no way Marvel can top this other time Wolverine came back from the dead, they're doing their best to try. Not […]