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What Will The All-New, All Different Marvel Look Like? Here's Your First Look

When Secret Wars ends, the Marvel Universe is going to look very different. This October they're going to give us a glimpse of just how different with All-New, All-Different Marvel Point One #1. The issue will feature stories of Daredevil, Carnage, All-New Inhumans, Rocket Raccoon & Groot, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Contest of Champions. The […]

How The Marvel Relaunches Demonstrate Publishing Priorities

Remember Marvel Point One, the first time Marvel did a round of themed revamps, from 2011? The focus was Nova, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Ultron, Phoenix, Hawkeye and The Watcher. Though it would end up with the latter being killed off.The other image was basically Fantastic Four and X-Men. How things have changed. What can we […]

A Comic Show – Happy All New Marvel Now Year!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX5u5_kSX_E[/youtube] Aaron Haaland, of A Comic Shop, Florida, writes, Hey Fandom! It's the All-New Year Now and I'm back with some books! All-New Marvel Now starts now with another Point One of teasers. Slott's Silver Surfer was fun, as was Loki: Agent of Asgard. Black Widow is my pick of the week. I explain how […]

That Young Avengers AR From Marvel NOW! Point One

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg1cvo0mla0[/youtube] This is the Marvel AR for the scene below from Marvel Point One. Note, "hip, young beamslingers", a reference to the NME ad for "hip, young gunslingers" that recruited Julie Burchill and Tony Parsons. Will this ad have as serious and as damaging effect? Also, "be there or be involved in a string of […]

Marvel Now Point One Puts On The Orders

In anticipation of the release of Marvel Point One #1, and all the increased advertising, retailers seem to be picking up last minute orders. The zero issues of Justice League and Catwoman seem to have encouraged retailers to order a lot more of the next issue, Hawkeye looks set to make for a third issue […]

Let's Put All The Marvel October 2012 Solicitations Together In One Place

A Bleeding Cool reader writes "There are no websites that I can find that have all of Marvel's October solicitations listed in one place, including the things they held off to announce at Comic Con." Well, that sounds like a terrible thing. Here you go then… MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1 BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, MATT […]

A New Warriors Three Book From Marvel NOW? With Wiccan, Loki And Miss America?

Bleeding Cool have written a number of stories based on sources, hidden deep within Marvel Comics, looking at the upcoming Marvel NOW! comics (they have to announce Wolverine by Frank Cho sometime, right?) This is not one of those articles. This is just looking at a picture and saying what it shows and then surmising […]

Marvel's Last Two Point One Comics Shipped Today (For A Bit)

Marvel's Point One comics were billed as perennial comics, issues that comic book stores could keep on hand, ideal for when anyone expressed an interest in trying a comic, they'd get something suitable for new readers that would give them a flavour of the book, bring them up to speed and give the main books […]

Marvel To Launch Point Two In October

Marvel will be publishing another Point One anthology of short stories in October. Whether it's Point One #2 or Point Two, I don't know. Whether Marvel will artifically inflate its position on the charts moving it from the top forty to the top ten by double shipping copies, I don't know. But David Gabriel did slip it into conversation […]

Lies, Damn Lies And Comic Industry Statistics

Of late there has been a bit of a battle of words over market share, sales figures, chart positions and the like. DC execs state that they don't care about market share but have then commented on how December's figures were calculated with factors for returnability that mean DC may have really "won" the marketshare […]

Wednesday Trending Topics: Point One Day

Double the number of copies with no extra charge to retailers, BC heard about plenty of shop promotions for this future lynchpin of the Marvel Universe. What did readers think? I saw some mixed responses in the forum, though I guess that's no surprise with something stuffed with so much raw information. Sounds like everybody […]

Collectors Cornered #16 – Greg Larocque Art Class & CC Candid Camera

Collectors Cornered is a weekly video column, filmed inside Collectors Corner in Baltimore. Join us every week as we discuss comic book news from a different point of view and get instant feedback from real customers on New Comics Day, as we literally corner them and and ask questions about comic books and related topics. […]

How Little Will Your Store Sell Marvel's Point One For? (UPDATE)

Marvel did all they could to encourage orders of Point One, a fifty-odd page $5.99 comic, set to plan the future of all manner of comic books coming out from Marvel next year. From the rather obvious identity of "It's Coming" to an entertaining set of twins new to Marvel to the identity of the […]

Fourteen Points About Marvel's Point One

This is a repeat. A collection of two articles you have already read. But with Marvel's Point One shipping tomorrow, it may not be a bad idea. Two lots of seven points about Point One... Marvel are bringing a lot of attention to bear for their Point One oneshot next month, as the Final Order […]

A Comic Show – Points About Point One, And Neil Gaiman's Birthday

Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Point One. Anna and Aaron at A Comic Shop in Florida go through tomorrow's comics today. Did we mention they're talking about Point One? Then there's Avenging Spider-Man with […]

Tuesday Trending Topics: One Shot To Rule Them All

And it's a double… or the number of them in shops is being doubled, I mean.  There's a drinking joke there but it eludes me just this second.  But Point One does sound like a must-read book, and perhaps material for a few timeline posts to come. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Marvel Doubles All Orders […]