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Thank FOC It's Sunday - 22nd December 2019 -

Marvel Comics Return to Schedules – Thank FOC It's Friday

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (back on a Friday) - and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors And now UCS and Lunar as well Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming[...]

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Jeff Bridges, Empyre and Death Metal Thank FOC It's Friday

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (back on a Friday) - and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors And now UCS and Lunar as well Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming[...]

Dynamite, Boom, Vault FOC Covers From Afua Richardson, Jae Lee, More

Dynamite, Boom, Vault FOC Covers From Derrick Chew, Jae Lee & More

Boom Studios and Dynamite Entertainment are the leading proponent of what is known as the FOC cover, releasing cover images just before the Final Order Cut-Off date in an attempt to goose last minute orders out of retailers But this week we have something from Vault as well Dynamite especially use tiered covers, as well[...]

Thank FOC It's Sunday - 22nd December 2019 -

My Little Pony/Transformers – Thank FOC It's Saturday

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday - now on a Saturday - and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors And now UCS and Lunar as well Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a[...]

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Engineward and Empyre – Thank FOC It's Monday, 22nd June 2020

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday - now on a Monday - and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through that needs[...]

Thank FOC It's Sunday - 22nd December 2019 -

Thank FOC It's Friday – Stranger Things and Strange Academy Are Back

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through that needs adjusting Because this represents the comic[...]

Thank FOC It's Sunday - 22nd December 2019 -

Thank FOC It's Friday With Marvel Omnibuses and Death Metal #2

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through that needs adjusting Because this represents the comic[...]

Faithless II Menage's an FOC 25% Bump

Faithless II Menage's a 25% Bump in Orders

That would be especially likely for a series launch like Faithless II #1, which actually had a pre-shutdown FOC on March 23 Retailers knew their high number so they’d drop it a bit given an expected lower demand, right?Except.. the rules seem to go out the window when it comes to Boom and Faithless While[...]

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Doctor Manhattan in Dark Nights: Death Metal, and More

Scott Snyder, writer of DC's upcoming event comic Dark Nights: Death Metal participated in a DC Comics retailer event on Friday, to show off the first issue, with Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia. He event gave them a look at his whiteboard that demonstrates how Death Metal connects to the original Dark Nights: Metal event. He told them "It's a […]

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Punchline Origin Previewed in Joker 80th Anniversary FOC This Weekend

Three months later, it's going to FOC again This time, however, we have a little preview of what is to come.UPDATE: In his latest newsletter, writer James Tynion IV states; The first out of the gate is going to be the JOKER: 80TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, which has its FOC on Monday This is going to feature[...]

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Ludocrats Yes But Marvel No – Thank FOC It's Friday 1st of May

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air We haven't had an industry-wide FOC for a month DC Comics is now coming through Diamond, USC and Lunar[...]

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Thank FOC It's Monday for DC Comics, UCS, Lunar and Diamond

And tonight, Lunar, UCS and Diamond Comic Distributors all have warring Final Order Cut-Off or FOC items with a deadline of tonight.[caption id="attachment_1199541" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thank FOC It's Monday for DC Comics, UCS, Lunar and Diamond Art from UCS.[/caption]We mentioned that Diamond was asking those retailers who still wanted to order their DC Comics through[...]

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UCS Comic Distributors Waive Credit Card, Reorder Fees For 2 Months

Earlier today, Bleeding Cool reported that UCS Comic Distributors was taking its first FOC orders today The new distributor was set up by Midtown Comics in New York to distribute DC Comics titles to comic stores from the end of this month It is to take the place of Diamond Comic Distributors, DC's exclusive comic store[...]

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Retailers Have Three FOC Dates in One Week for DC Comics Via UCS

[caption id="attachment_1196848" align="alignright" width="350"] Retailers Have Three FOC Dates in One Week for DC Comics Via UCS Logo from UCS.[/caption]After running a brief interview with Gerry Gladston of Midtown Comics and UCS Comic Distributors, we mentioned that we hadn't heard back from the other new DC Comics distributor DCBS/Lunar Distribution[...]

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Thank FOC It's Friday – Nothing To See Because of the Diamond Shutdown

Yesterday, Diamond Comic Distributors stated that a list of publishers would not have any FOC books this week After all, with Diamond Comic Distributors closed to new product, there didn't seem any point However, DC Comics was not on that list Today it is For the first time since it began ten years ago, there[...]

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Is DC Comics Still Doing FOC? Because of Punchline

So there I was preparing the usual Thank FOC It’s Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty[...]

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FOC Cover Stories for Red Sonja and Red Sonja/Vampirella/Betty/Veronica

And here are the FOC covers from Dynamite, still in the game.. as well as the tiered quakifications for each.KILLING RED SONJA #2 CASTRO FOC BONUS VARKILLING RED SONJA #2 7 COPY CASTRO B&W FOC INCVKILLING RED SONJA #2 11 COPY CASTRO VIRGIN FOC INCVKILLING RED SONJA #2 15 COPY CASTRO B&W VIRGIN FOC INCVKILLING[...]

Thank FOC It's Friday, 20th March 2020

Thank FOC It's Friday, 20th March 2020 – Empyre Strikes Back

Welcome to Thank FOC It’s Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty A final chance for publishers[...]

FOC Cover Stories From Boom and Dynamite - From Red Sonja to Red Mother

FOC Cover Stories From Boom and Dynamite – From Red Sonja to Red Mother

Boom Studios and Dynamite Entertainment are the leading proponent of what is known as the FOC cover, releasing cover images just before the Final Order Cut-Off date in an attempt to goose last minute orders out of retailers But this week, Marvel, Valiant, Vault and DC are stepping in too Dynamite especially use tiered covers,[...]