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The Batman Main Title Red (Credit: Warner Bros.)
Variety is reporting exclusively that HBO Max is developing a spinoff from Matt Reeves' Robert Pattinson-starring film The Batman that would focus on Colin Farrell's The Penguin Farrell has reportedly been approached to star but no deal is currently in place Lauren LeFranc (Impulse, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) is reportedly attached to write the script[...]
Moss Lawton Sells Graphic Novel Hellaween To Razorbill/Penguin
The first book follows an aspiring witch and her two best friends—a werewolf and a vampire—whom she's only able to hang out with on Halloween, as the teenage trio tries to have a night of fun and mischief while also contending with two neighborhood do-gooders hell-bent on vanquishing evil. Moss Lawton Sells Graphic Novel Hellaween To[...]
Marvel Cancels More Diamond Orders, Shops Must Reorder On New Terms
Instead, they must be reordered from Diamond using the new less favourable terms, or through Penguin Random House's possibly less favourable terms Marvel Comics have now added some more titles that have had their orders cancelled and must be reordered. Marvel Cancels More Diamond Orders, Shops Must Reorder On New Terms ALIEN TP VOL 01 BLOODLINES FANTASTIC FOUR BY DAN[...]
Making The Penguin Formidable Again (Detective Comics)
The Penguin – a bit of a joke of a Batvillain with his top hat, waddle, umbrella and actually not much like a Penguin at all Every now and then the Batman comic books try and take him seriously And in today in Detective Comics #1038, Meghan Fitzmartin, Karl Moster and Jodie Bellaire have their[...]
Penguin/Random House/Jonathan Cape Drops Neil Bradford After 32 Years
Bradford had worked at the publisher through various different incarnations, now Divisional Production Director at Penguin Random House, for over 32 years Details or the departure are sketchy, but I am told it all came down to company politics Certainly losing a senior employee after so many decades is likely to have an impact. A scene[...]
First Reactions To Marvel Comics/Penguin Random House/Diamond News
Penguin Random House is starting to up the game as they get closer to becoming Marvel's exclusive direct market distributor to the direct market of North America It looks like that, as with DC Comics, Diamond UK's monopoly on the direct market of Marvel may be retained – I'm trying to get further confirmation on[...]
Retailer Exclusive Marvel Covers Only Through Penguin Random House
Bleeding Cool understands that Marvel Comics will only be offering retailer exclusive covers of comic books directly through their new exclusive direct market distributor Penguin Random House Retailers, shows, subscription boxes, or creator studios will not be allowed to order them through the wholesale distributor, Diamond. Bleeding Cool has been looking at the  Diamond/Penguin Random House/Marvel[...]
The New Marvel Comics/Diamond Deal And The End Of The Big Discount?
We wondered what the new Diamond/Penguin Random House/Marvel Comics deal would be, to entice comic book stores to stick with Diamond Comic Distributors for their Marvel titles rather than switch to PRH We expected a deal where Penguin would have a worse discount for bigger retailers but free shipping And Diamond would have a better[...]
Liana Sposto The 9 Trials
The 9 Trials is the first of a middle-grade fantasy graphic novel series, the first book of which sees a young warlock-in-training burdened with two conflicting magics within himself decides to leave his school for good, but in order to escape he must defeat nine harrowing trials that are meant to test the most wicked parts[...]
Hector Torres, The New PRH International Comics Senior Sales Manager
Because Penguin Random House (PRH), recently appointed the exclusive direct comic book distribution company for Marvel Comics, has its sights set on more than the USA More than Canada and the UK as well It appears to be taking the direct market truly global. Which is why, as part of PRH's ramping up of their International[...]
Penguin Random House Promise Free Shipping And Dedicated Sales Reps
Last month, Bleeding Cool reported the news that Marvel Comics was moving its exclusive direct market business to Penguin Random House and away from Diamond Comic Distributors Although retailers could still order through Diamond, as a wholesale customer of Penguin Random House We also had 52 questions asked and answered by Penguin Random House to potential comic[...]
First Reactions To Marvel Comics/Penguin Random House/Diamond News
Last month, Bleeding Cool reported the news that Marvel Comics was moving its exclusive direct market business to Penguin Random House and away from Diamond Comic Distributors Although retailers could still order through Diamond, as a wholesale customer of Penguin Random House We also had 52 questions asked and answered by Penguin Random House to potential comic[...]
Diamond Calls Round Comic Shops To See If They're Switching To Penguin
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported that Diamond Comic Distributors has been calling round comic book stores, asking if they were switching to Penguin Random House to provide their Marvel Comics titles Today, we have learned that Diamond has been telling comic book shops that they are reconsidering the cost of shipping comics books – and everything else[...]
Ten Thoughts About Marvel Replacing Diamond With Penguin Random House
Find previous columns here. And it's time to talk, penguin. Most people, including me, were hoping for a return to a more "normal" year, closer to how 2019 was Change keeps happening whether we like it or not People were crying the sky was falling when DC left Diamond after Diamond had a twenty-five-year monopoly as the[...]
Marvel Comics Cancels Orders For Predator #1, Delays Until November
But the rumour elsewhere amongst comic book executives is that it's all because of the move from direct market exclusivity for Diamond Comic Distributors, to Penguin Random House for October 2021 And with rumours of better profit margins for Marvel, the prospect of a new direct marketplace through PRH's network of 11,000 independent bookstores, and[...]