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Swag From The Upcoming Dallas Diamond Comics Summit
The Diamond Comic Distributors Retailer Summit, being held in Dallas, Texas, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, runs from the 7th to the 9th of June Registration for the event has been extended to the 26th of May, and Diamond is doing a last-minute push for attendance by showing off the swag that[...]
DC and Marvel Offer Retailer Exclusive Covers For February To April
DC Comics has issues details of the comic books that will be made available for retailer exclusive covers for April 2020 To get an exclusive retailer cover from Marvel or DC, shops, shows or creators have to order a minimum of 3000 copies, with subsequent variants of the variant at 1500 and 1000 They pay[...]
Other History Of The DCU Retailer Variants For Black History Month
DC Comics are majorly upping their retailer exclusive cover variant opportunities in February Sometimes you get one a month, occasionally you get two, but for the 28 days of February 2021, you get three I can see why DC is stepping up their numbers, basically you add thousands of sales, someone else does all of[...]
Marvel Entertainment and NetEase Announce New Collaboration
Before the shutdown, Marvel Comics was soliciting for retailers to order exclusive retailer covers for a bunch of upcoming comics They were all pretty much abandoned, and no more have been seen for quite some time Now for November, as in October, Marvel appears to be bringing them back, full speed ahead. To get a retailer[...]
ReedPOP Runs Virtual Retailer Day This Thursday
Comic book retailers are used to going to comic book conventions to be feted by publishers and distributors, fed and watered and given free swag Well, so many of those opportunities have gone this year, especially the big two, the San Diego Comic-Con Friday Retailer Lunch in one of the bits of the San Diego[...]
Retailers, Put Your Comic Store Logo in the World of Blader Runner
Okay, so the Diamond Retail Summit 2019 in Las Vegas kick off tomorrow, where comic book publishers, creators, activist groups and Diamond Comic Distributors all pitch up to talk about the comics industry with comic book retailers from around the world (but mostly North America) So today, and all weekend long, expect a lot of[...]
Diamodn Retailer Summit Las Vegas
Can you make it to the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas? Are you even a comic book retailer? Either way, courtesy of Bleeding Cool, you can fantasise about being one Jetting in, checking in to your hotel, looking at all the enticements that the gambling capital of the world has on offer, the show,[...]
Auto Draft
It's going to be an interesting Diamond Retailer Summit this weekend And DC Comics is throwing up a number of announcements in advance – some of which they didn't quite expect yet I hear that meant some early morning phone calls Anyway, this is what they were expecting to announce today – and just have, A[...]
ComicHub to Look Down On Comics Industry at Diamond Summit in Nevada
"We wanted to give retailers an alternative to the programming that many of them have seen before and create a space where publishers and retailers alike can meet and relax,"  said Atom! Freeman, ComicHub's sales guy and official host. The Suite will be open on Sunday, and just Saturday for retaielrs making plans. "We love comics retailers[...]
BOOM! Brings Faithless, Power Rangers Exclusives to Diamond Retailer Summit
BOOM! Studios has announced its EX-X-XCLUSIVES for the Diamond Retailer Summit: a black and white Paul Pope variant for Faithless #1 and a Dan Mora variant for Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #20 If you're having trouble remembering which is which, the one without the lesbians making out in the shower is Power Rangers. BOOM will[...]
Image Comics Has Three Plans to Help Retailers – and More to Come
Corey Hart, Director of Sales at Image Comics has been talking to retailers about their current and upcoming promotions for Image titles. And they've got three of them. No Risk Number Ones Over the past few years, retailers have repeatedly told us that the market has become oversaturated and overwhelming—making it harder and harder for them to anticipate[...]
The Diamond Retailer Summit for comic book retailers, publishers and creators will be taking place in Las Vegas from May 18th to 20th As a way to encourage and reward retailers from attending, publishers often give away very rare Summit-only variant covers of their titles, which can be flipped for enough to pay for flights[...]
Diamond Summit Retailers to Tour Las Vegas Comic Shops
Comic retailers attending this year's Diamond Summit in Las Vegas will be treated to a bit of a busman's holiday Getting a bus tour of comic stores in Las Vegas before the day's business begins. Running from 2pm till 6.30pm, on Saturday, May 18th, the trip costs attendees $15 – but they get back a $25 voucher[...]
Diamond Comics Summit 2019 to be Held in Vegas, Baby…
Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that its 2019 Retailer Summit for comic shop retailers will take place from Saturday, May 18th through to Monday, May 20th, 2019 in Las Vegas. The 2019 Retailer Summit will bring together the industry's retailers, publishers, key vendors, and Diamond staff for the 3-day trade-only event The summit will feature key supplier[...]
Michigan Comic Retailers To Restore Local Theater For Comic Shop/Cinema Hybrid
It's the ultimate streamlining of the comics life cycle. Controversial retailer Dennis Barger Jr and his business partner Robert Bowman have a plan to turn that dream into a reality. Barger and Bowman, who own Lincoln Park's Quick Stop Comic Shop, have purchased the Denniston Theater in Monroe, MI and plan to use it to launch a reboot of[...]
DC Comics And Marvel Exclusives – And More – From ComicsPRO 2017…
Thanks to the joy of eBay, and some fast fingered retailers, we can see some of the ComicsPRO retailer exclusive items given away by Marvel and DC Comics – and others… So a Jim Lee sketch version of his Kate Moss Calvin Klein swiped cover to The Wild Storm #1 and a Bawoman Rebirth #1 variant… [...]
All The Retailer Exclusive Variant Covers For Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink #1
Here you go folks, all the retailer exclusive variant covers for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink #1 – and where you can find them! The Comic Bug Siya Oum AWBC (Fried Pie) Paulina Ganucheau AWBC (Fried Pie Con) Hunter Clark Collector's Paradise Megan Hutchinson Ultimate Comics Janice Chu Newbury Comics Sara Kipin Dimension X Comics Scott Swade Dimension X Comics Scott Swade Super Fly[...]
Justice League #1 And Suicide Squad #1 Will Get Retailer Exclusive Covers
Justice League #1 out in July and Suicide Squad #1 out in August, part of the DC Comics Rebirth relaunch will be available for retailer exclusive covers Eschewed by publishers like Eric Stephenson at Image Comics, this enables retailers to commission exclusive covers for their stores for specific titles, in exchange for ordering thousands of[...]
The Retailer Exclusive Covers For Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank
But Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank #1 on sale next week is hitting with a few retailer exclusive covers by a bunch of folks… I wonder if people will post reaction videos to reading the comic book? Diamond UK variant: Brett Parson Forbidden Planet variant: Brett Parson Hastings variant: Brett Parson Rick's Comic City variant: Brett Parson Ghost Variant Group variant:[...]
Marvel Announces Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Orders Of Over 200,000 Copies, At C2E2
Well, I mean, he's no Black Panther. But the 200,000 pre-orders of Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 by comic stores, announced at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, is still a very impressive figure. And here's an unseen look at the cover to issue 3.  Oh and they have another comic featuring the fellow on the[...]
Amazing Spider-Man Brings Us… Iron Jane! In June, Announced At C2E2
Announced at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, Marvel looks as if they are putting Mary Jane in the Civil War Spider-Man armour in Amazing Spider-Man #15 in June with this Alex Ross cover. Is this a Civil War II tie-In? Or have they already got that sorted? Either way, it's a while since Mary Jane[...]
Our First Look At The Rob Liefeld Deadpool Graphic Novel At C2E2
Shown off at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, or first look at the upcoming Deadpool graphic novel, drawn by Rob Liefeld. Let's zoom in a little… Follow more of our C2E2 coverage right here and the Retailer Breakfast right here. Shown off at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, or first[...]
Marvel Brings Back The Daily Bugle To Promote Civil War II, Announced At C2E2
Announced at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, Marvel Comics are bringing back the Daily Bugle newspaper for to promote the upcoming Civil War II event, just like they did with the original Civil War event way back when. And, yes, it looks as if to is going to affect everything…. Follow more of our[...]