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Jim Lee Posts His Art For DC Vs Marvel & Amalgam Omnibus Covers
Only one printing of the DC/Marvel Crossovers Omnibuses topped traffic at Bleeding Cool yesterday Where you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and 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[...]
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[...]
PrintWatch: Batman/Fortnite #4
This reprint will be polybagged, include a digital code for the Fortnite item and unlike the first printing, will not be returnable Not as if anyone will be returning the first printings It will be on sale on June the 8th. It's notable that the first printing FOC was extended after the first issue hit stores,[...]
Marvel PrintWatch: Way Of X, Alien, Carnage Gets Second Prints
PrintWatch: Marvel Comics has sent Way Of X #1, Alien #2 and Carnage: Red, White And Blood #2 back to the printers for a second printing All will be available in comic book stores on the 2nd of June – no covers yet (updated with one) but we have a few from previous Marvel PrintWatch. Marvel[...]
PrintWatch: You Promised Me Darkness and Batman/Fortnite
PrintWatch: We only just mentioned that You Promised Me Darkness #1 was getting a second printing from Behemoth Comics when Behemoth quietly puts up a third printing on its website Maybe they don't want the appeal of the third printing cover to affect the second printing, which hasn't reached FOC yet? The third printing will[...]
PrintWatch: Star Wars: High Republic Get 5th, 4th and 3rd Prints
Issue 1 is getting a fifth printing, #2 is getting a fourth printing and #3 is getting a third printing. PrintWatch: Demon Days: X-Men #1 by Peach Momoko is also getting a third printing, with a 1:25 ratio variant cover by Mark Brooks as well No covers yet but we do have a couple of a[...]
Printwatch: Nottingham #1 3rd Printing
PrintWatch: Department Of Truth#1 by James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds is going to a fifth printing from Image Comics No cover yet Published on the 12th of May, 2021. PrintWatch: Nottingham #1 by David Hazan, Shane Connery Volk and Luca Romano is going to its third printing from Mad Cave Studios Cover below Out on[...]
PrintWatch: Geiger #1 Gets A Second Print Faster Than Usual
PrintWatch: We've been hearing that a number of retailers have tried squeaking in last-minute reorders for Geoff Johns & Gary Frank's Geiger #1 from Image Comics in the hopes that they won't be caught with their pants down on the day of release… And now word on the street is that this earlier-than-usual reorder activity[...]
PrintWatch: Witchblood, Nottingham
Its second printing with a Vault Vintage cover by Nathan Gooden and Tim Daniel is a homage to José Luis García-López and his cover to Jonah Hex #1. The second printing of Witchblood #1 will hit store shelves on April 28th, the same day as Witchblood #2 Witchblood is co-created by writer Matthew Erman and artist Lisa Sterle, with[...]
Printwatch: Dracula, Motherf**ker Graphic Novel Gets A Second Printing
I wish that was true as a) I might get better stories for Bleeding Cool that way and b) I might have known before time from Alex that Dracula, Motherf**ker had sold out and was getting a new printing, in the upcoming Image Comics solicitations. The graphic novel takes seventies horror pulp fiction as its base and[...]
PrintWatch: Serial #1 and Nottingham #1 Geta Second Printings
PrintWatch: When comic books are published, most publishers print them to the number of orders received by stores, plus a little bit to cover re-orders, printing problems or lost stock in the distribution process Some publishers print a lot more, anticipating increased reorders after the comic has gone to print And sometimes they run out[...]
PrintWatch Update: Star Wars High Republic #1 Gets Fourth Printing
We mentioned a bunch of comics from IDW and Image Comics were getting second printings earlier today, but we missed a big one Star Wars: The High Republic #1 has just gone to a fourth printing Which is fast, even for a) Star Wars and b) Marvel One of the higher selling comics for Marvel,[...]
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 runs. PrintWatch: Last Ronin #2 Second Print TMNT THE LAST RONIN #2 (OF 5) 2ND PTG IDW PUBLISHING DEC209476 (W) Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz (A) Kevin[...]
PrintWatch: Amazing Spider-Man #55 Gets A Third Webhead Printing
And now, Bleeding Cool's PrintWatch can tell you that Amazing Spider-Man #55 is getting a third printing – cover yet unknown. UPDATE: Here it is: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #55 3RD PTG GLEASON VAR LR MARVEL COMICS DEC209214 (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason LAST REMAINS CONCLUDES! "LAST REMAINS" ends and will make you look at Spider-Man differently[...]
PrintingWatch: The Colour Walking Dead #1-6 All Get Second Prints
Welcome to another PrintingWatch The big news will be that Image Comics are sending all the colour prints of The Walking Dead – The Walking Dead Deluxe – back to a second printing, issues #1 to #6 Each of them also has a 1:25 "Raw" cover version We also get second printings for Killadelphia #12,[...]
PrintingWatch: Daredevil #25 Goes To Third Printing
Okay, so we're going to use the PrintingWatch title going forward I think Marvel Comics has sent Daredevil #25 back to a third printing, for the first appearance as Elektra Nachios as the new Daredevil, taking over from Matt Murdock in the role – and in the lead It also has an additional 1:25 variant[...]