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Comics Economics Of Star Wars #1 – The Day After

Last month, Larry Docherty of Larry's Comics, looked at the Comics Economics of Star Wars #1, and as a retailer talked about is response to the multiple covers being offered. So how did his predictions pan out so far? Let's compare and contrast what he said and what he experienced. My shop ordered 2,000+ Star […]


Cover Variance: Jim Lee's Sandman

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is running a retailer membership drive. After announcing DCBS and Things From Another World as their first comic store corporate sponsors, they will be giving exclusive CBLDF variant covers to retailer members who sign up. This includes a variant of Sandman Overture #1 by Jim Lee and a Comics […]

Becky Cloonan's Cover For Ales Kot's Zero (UPDATE: Now With Added Paul Pope)

Zero is the comic from Ales Kot and a bunch of artists – the first issue headlining Michael Walsh. I hear orders are high. They may be higher with the Becky Cloonan cover above. And not too shabby with the Chris Burnham cover below. ZERO is named for its main character, secret agent Edward Zero, […]

Fanboy Rampage: Mark Waid And Larry Doherty

On the Wordballoon podcast a few weeks ago, Mark Waid was interviewed at length about his current Marvel comics, and then after many minutes talking digital, Mark Waid took Larry Doherty from Larry's Comics as an example. Larry's an opinionated man, Larry goes on Twitter under the hashtag comicsmarket I salute Larry's verve and energy […]

FCBD 2012: Free Comic Book Night From Double Midnight Comics, Manchester, New Hamsphire

This coming weekend, Double Midnight Comics of Manchester, NH will be ten years old. And they're extending Free Comic Book Day festivities over four days… and into the night. On Thursday May 3rd the store will sponsor the world's largest Taco Tour with superhero guides to helppeople find ove thirty local restaurants serving $2 tacos all night, […]

FCBD 2012: IMAX And Larry's Comics of Lowell, Massachusetts

IMAX cinemas will promote Free Comic Book Day 2012 to their email subscribers and on their website, as well as tweeting, Faceboking and the like, in association with their Marvel Marathon running before the midnight release of Avengers the day before Free Comic Book Day. Larry's Comics of Lowell, Massachusetts, will have David Petersen, creator […]

Thursday Runaround – The Walking Hundred Dead

IronWatch: I may have called Larry of Larry's Comics all names under the sun. But he sure knows how to rack a comic book. TweetWatch: Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott replied to Brian Bendis' line about writing a 616/Ultimate Spider-Man crossover, as reported by the New York Daily News. It was shortly deleted from Twitter…. […]

A Comic Show: Katie Couric's Vomit

Aaron and Mike from A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, tell you why you should love Dan Slott's Spider-Man, buy the final Return Of Bruce Wayne book, why Nick Spencer's Thunder Agents is the next best thing to X-Statix, and reasons to grab the collection of Jonathan Hickman's A Red Mass From Mars, print vs […]

THIS IS TWITTER WAR!!!!!!!!

Larrys Comics replied Agreed.. BUT publishers that spend the majority of their social media energy promoting digital, piss me off.I'm not arguing digital dis I would just like to see print get the same focus Paying my bills is my motivation.I get'cha, but - Consider: no one asks us if/when Vol 4 will appear in[...]