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Image Comics Removes Oral History Of The Warren Ellis Forum
Image Comics has informed comic book retailers that they will no longer be publishing second, third, fourth printings of any title as a result of the printing and distribution issues of which Bleeding Cool has been running extensive coverage of late When we first approached Image Comics about this issue, they stated that Image hadn't[...]
PrintWatch: Superman Son Of Kal-El #5 Second Printing Alongside First
We mentioned Superman: Son Of Kal-El #5 getting a second print to be published alongside the first, but here are a few more. PrintWatch: Gun Honey PrintWatch: Gun Honey #2 is getting a second printing from Titan Comics before the first printing is published, with a metallic ink variant cover by Kendrick Lim. DC Horror Presents: Soul Plumber[...]
PrintWatch: Superman Son Of Kal-El #5 Second Printing Alongside First
Now Diamond Comic Distributors – who still distribute DC Comics titles to the UK vis Diamond UK – has added a listing for a second printing for Superman: Son Of Kal-El #5, to be published on the same day Even though Final Order Cut-Off for the first printing of Superman: Son Of Kal-El #5 is[...]
Bad Idea Comics Delays December Solicitations Over Printing Issues
Another Bad Idea… Bleeding Cool has been reporting on issues hitting the comic book industry regarding paper stock, printing, and distribution issues including information from Bad Idea, DC Comics and from Marvel Comics, while there is still a "manga drought" from East Asia and the news from our printing sources that, and I quote,"there is simply not enough paper[...]
Paper mill machine, photo by LI CHAOSHU /
Comic books, more than many printed media, are vulnerable to issues with printing Paper stock, and image reproduction are more of an issue for a graphic novel than a novel Bleeding Cool has been reporting major delays and stock issues hitting the comics industry, including information from Bad Idea, DC Comics and from Marvel Comics,[...]
Marvel Entertainment and NetEase Announce New Collaboration
Bleeding Cool recently postedthat the comic book industry is suffering from printing delays brought on by the pandemic, with shortages of paper, printing time, and distribution, all at the same time that demand for printed product has been rising We also pointed out some specific issues that Marvel Comics has been having in this regard[...]
Speculator Corner: Reptil and Marvel's Voices: Comunidades (Spoilers)
Bleeding Cool recently published a relatively in-depth look at the current issues regarding the comic book industry and challenges to printing and distribution caused by the pandemic in a number of different ways, from shipping, to paper stock, to haulage to warehousing, to printing itself We listed a few specific delays hitting DC Comics titles,[...]
Major Printing and Distriburion Problems Hitting Comic Book Industry
Bleeding Cool is also being told that printing plants that have never printed comics before are being roped in to help Indeed, we heard this morning that several publishers were told that books that were meant to print this week just lost their press time Expect more delays to be announced One publisher told Bleeding[...]
PrintWatch: TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 gets a fourth printing from IDW while #2 gets a third print Black Mask has a third printing of Godkiller: Tomorrow's Ashes #1 and a second printing of Godkiller: Tomorrow's Ashes #2 with new covers drawn by Anna Muckcracker Barbaric #1 from Vault Comics gets a third printing And[...]
Superman: Son Of Kal-El Gets 2nd Print, Phantom Starkiller Gets 4th
UPDATE: Okay now we have the new cover… PrintWatch: And Phantom Starkiller #1 from Scout Comics is getting a 4th glow-in-the-dark printing. PrintWatch: Phantom Starkiller #1 from Scout Comics 4th print SUPERMAN SON OF KAL EL #1 2ND PTG DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) John Timms Jonathan Kent has experienced a lot in his young life[...]
PrintWatch: Nightwing #78 Gets A Third, Dark Knight #2 Gets A Second
PrintWatch: Two DC Comics go to the printing mill, both with Riley Rossmo covers We are now getting to the stage where DC Comics is reprinting more comics than Marvel, which is a brand new thing for us Will Marvel have to reprint X-Factor #10 at least? Okay, here we go. PrintWatch: Despite Legends of the Dark[...]
PrintWatch: The Nice House On The Lake & The Conjuring Get 2nd Prints
The second printing will in stores on Tuesday, the 13th of July. PrintWatch: The Nice House On The Lake & The Conjuring Get 2nd Prints NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #1 (OF 12)  2ND PTG  (MR) (W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Alvaro Martinez Bueno Everyone who was invited to the house knows Walter—well, they know him a little, anyway[...]
PrintWatch: Broken Souls Ballad, Unikorn, Cherry Blackbird 2nd Prints
PrintWatch: DC Horror Presents The Conjuring the Lover #1 is going back for a second printing from DC Comics, on sale on the 13th of July with this new second print variant cover by Garry Brown. PrintWatch: Scout Comics has sent three of their launch titles back to second printings, Broken Souls Ballad, Unikorn, and Cherry[...]
PrintWatch: Radiant Black, Becstar, Nottingham Gets Fifth Printing
PrintWatch: Nottingham, the five-issue reinvention of the legend of Robin Hood by David Hazan, Shane Connery Volk and Luca Romano from Mad Cave Studios, has been burning through the print runs and now Nottingham #1 has gone to a fifth printing, out on the 14th of July It will be joined in that with fourth[...]
PrintWatch: Nottingham, the Robin Hood-based comic book series by David Hazan, Shane Connery Volk and Luca Romano continued to plough through printings, with the first issue going to a fifth printing, the second issue to a third printing, and the third issue going to a second printing, all out on the 23rd of June 2021[...]