Last Ronin Archives

TMNT: The Last Ronin Sequel on the Way: The Lost Years
Following the success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, both at selling comics and at pissing off retailers, IDW is going back to the well for a follow-up Unfortunately, the finality of The Last Ronin makes it difficult to The Last Ronin 2: The Lastest Ronin, so IDW is getting creative and going[...]
Comic Shop Owners Revoltt Against Penguin Over Last Ronin Street Date
As Bleeding Cool previously reported, when comic book retailers ordered the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin hardcover by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, they knew they had a mainstream hit, and also had a week's advantage in terms of sale date over bookstore customers But the book was late and, in the interim,[...]
Comic Shops Lose Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Last Ronin Advantage
When comic book retailers ordered the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin hardcover by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, they knew they had a mainstream hit, and also had a week's advantage in terms of sale date over bookstore customers But the book was late and, in the interim, IDW signed an exclusive distribution[...]
So, among the publishers still with Diamond Comic Distributors, IDW Publishing's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5,  the final issue of Kevin Eastman's "future Turtles" storyline was April's most-ordered comic book Image Comics' Reckless: The Ghost in You by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips is the month's most ordered graphic novel. TMNT: The Last Ronin[...]
IDW Publishes A Far Future Final Transformers Comic - The Last Bot
Last year also saw the huge success for IDW of the future set final days of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as The Last Ronin (pushing Kevin Eastman onto the new Top 100 Power List when BC editorial get round to publishing it) So, for May 2022, IDW seems to have joined up these particular[...]
TMNT: The Last Ronin Tops Advance Reorders One More Time
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors. TMNT: The Last Ronin And Saga Top Advance Reorders One More Time Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last[...]
PrintWatch: Miracleman, Punisher, Hulk, Venom, Black Bags, Last Ronin
PrintWatch: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 is getting a fifth and final printing from IDW While issue 2 is getting a fourth printing. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ PrintWatch: Godkiller: Spiderland #1 is getting a second printing,[...]
Kevin Eastman Leaks Sneak Peek Of TMNT: The Last Ronin #5 At SDCC
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin is a book that has been, let's say, schedule-challenged The fifth and final chapter has been long anticipated – and delayed Something that Kevin Eastman was keen to acknowledge at his San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition spotlight panel yesterday As way of recompense, he offered up his layouts[...]
Third Rick & Morty Vs Dungeons & Dragons In IDW February 2022 Solicits
And also how the final Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin issue will end from Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz and Ben Bishop It's all part of the IDW February 2022 solicits and solicitations, We don't have covers for most but we do for these two… RICK & MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS MEESEEKS[...]
Full IDW August 2021 Solicits & Solicitations
Advance reorders! The long-awaited TMNT: The Last Ronin #4 saw retailers bump up their numbers massively with last week's FOC, with new Image Comics series The Me You Love In The Dark getting a lot of that retailer love for its second issue, as well. TMNT Last Ronin & The Me You Love In The Dark[...]
Full IDW August 2021 Solicits & Solicitations
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #3 was meant to come out in February from IDW Publishing But it didn't Instead, it is coming out this coming Wednesday Naturally, it is expected that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #4 may also be delayed past when it was expected Well, we now know[...]
TMNT: Last Ronin and Red Room Top Advance Reorders
The long-awaited third issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin has put on a lot of additional reorders this week – as has Ed Piskor's new series The Red Room from Fantagraphics Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead[...]
Image Comics March 2020
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors. Friend Of The Devil Tops Advance Reorders The second print of TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 and the[...]
The Fox Family In Next Batman
And there's a very strong placement for TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 – but #3 will only be out in May. Batman Catwoman #3 King In Black #4 Future State: Next Batman #4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Last Ronin #2 Thor #12 Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #2 Future State: Nightwing #2 Future State: Superman Worlds of War #2 X-Men Legends #1 Future State: Catwoman[...]
TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 130,000 Orders Are An All-Time Record For IDW
The first issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 had 130,000 pre-orders, but IDW wasn't able to fill them all Instead, it ran a 50,000 print run for a second printing. TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 Which means that even though Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #2 has had a similar pre-order[...]
PrintWatch:
PrintWatch: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #2 is still to be published – the first print is planned for next Wednesday But it is already getting a second printing from IDW As are two launch issues from Image Comics, Deep Water #1 and Radiant Black #1, both selling out and getting second print[...]
Last Robin, High Republic, Elektra Daredevil Top Advance Reorders
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors. Last Robin, High Republic, Elektra Daredevil Top Advance Reorders And this week it was the reprints of TMNT:[...]
TMNT The Last Ronin Gets A Director's Cut As #2 Delayed Yet Again
The debut issue of the TMNT miniseries, The Last Ronin, sold 180,000 copies in various printings Now, IDW is going to get them to pay for it all again with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 Director's Cut 64-page special, due to hit stores in March 2021. Credit: IDW Featuring never-before-seen layouts from Kevin Eastman,[...]
TMNT: Last Ronin, Crossover And Scout Comics Get Lots More Printings
We have details of more comic book multiple printings, as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 gets a third printing, Crossover #2 gets a second – and so to Scout Comics titles The Recount #1, Yasmeen #2, It Eats What Feeds It #3, and White Ash #4. Credit: Scout Comics, Image Comics, IDW Here's a[...]
TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 Second Printing Gets a 50,000 Print Run
IDW has announced a 50,000 print run for their the second printing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 They have only had 37,000 preorders, but last time they printed too few and had to allocate copies to retailers by around a fifth, driving prices skywards This does however make Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The[...]
Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's TMNT Return Delayed With New Art Team
Including The Last Ronin and Pokémon – and so much more  The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Daily LITG: The Last Ronin and Pokémon – the ten most-read stories yesterday… What you were reading[...]
The Last Ronin and The Mandelorian - The Daily LITG 31st October 2020
Including The Last Ronin and The Mandalorian – and so much more  The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Daily LITG: The Last Ronin and The Mandalorian – the ten most-read stories yesterday… What you[...]
Dave Bautista is involved in a long-running feud with fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump
Including Dave Bautista, Pokémon GO and The Last Ronin – and so much more  The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Dave Bautista, Pokémon GO, Last Ronin – Daily LITG 30th October 2020 Daily LITG:[...]
How Widespread Are TMNT: Last Ronin Error Pages?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin had a rocky road to publication Written decades ago, repeatedly delayed, with changes being made after a preview was released, then finally published this week – but with 20% fewer copies than had been ordered Copies were exchanging hands for $50 before publication, but have now settled to[...]
TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 The Remaining Turtle Revealed
Today sees the delayed and long-awaited publication of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1, by Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz, Esau Escorza and Issac Escorza Retailers ordered more than IDW was expecting, as a result stores got around 20% less than they ordered And as a result, copies have been selling for[...]
TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 Sells For $50 After IDW Short 130,000 Orders
Last week, IDW told folk that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 comic book, written by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird and scheduled for publication on the 28th of October, had received 130,000 pre-orders from comic book retailers, but that they were going to a second printing already, and that they were providing retailers[...]
Retailers Will Not Be Getting All The TMNT: Last Ronin They Ordered
Diamond Comics has issued the following missive to retailers explaining why they won't be getting quite as many copies of TMNT: The Last Ronin, the new Turtles comic book writer by Turtles creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Regarding TMNT: The Last Ronin #1, IDW unfortunately set print quantities in advance of FOC due to considerations stemming[...]
Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's TMNT Return Delayed With New Art Team
And it's the launch of TMNT: The Last Ronin series by Eastman and Laird which puts on the most orders (unless you are Mammoth Comics) ahead of Spawn #111 (which has put on a fair amount up to 150,000) and the second issue of Department Of Truth (up to 50,000) and Giga (up to 28,000). TMNT:[...]
Whatever Happened To IDW Missing Retailer Variant?
Artist Jon Mastajwood created  retailer exclusive cover for the launch of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1, completed two weeks before the cover deadline. However, when the store owners emailed their representative at IDW, Rosalind Morehead, to make sure everything was proceeding as expected, only to receive an automatic[...]