A Mortician's Tale is part of the Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality.

Buy 742 Games For $5 or More Thanks to This Charity Deal

Looking for a way to support the Black Lives Matter cause and help end racism? Indie platform has a great way for you to do your part, with plenty of games to sweeten the deal. The Bundle for Racial Justice and Inequality is a great way to give to a charity that needs […]

Kami Garcia's Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo's Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

The bestselling young adult graphic novel by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo, Teen Titans: Raven, continues to impress. According to a press release from DC on Wednesday, Teen Titans: Raven will go back to press for a third printing, just two months after being released in July. The success of the graphic novel is good […]

IDW Publishing Makes Less Than 40% of It's Revenue From the Direct Market

As Sales Decline, IDW Increasingly Reliant on Comic Shops for Revenue

Other publishing revenue, which includes sales to specialty retailers, nonprofit organizations and universities, accounted for 3.0% and 11.7% of IDW Publishing’s revenue for the three months ended January 31, 2019 and January 31, 2018, respectively.Licensing and royalty revenue accounted for 3.1% and 2.8% of IDW Publishing’s revenues for the three months ended January 31, 2019[...]

There's Still Time to Hit Up Nintendo's New Year's eShop Sale

The Nintendo New Year sale will run from today to January 10, 2019 at 8:59 am PT.Unlike previous Nintendo holiday sales, there are quite a few first-party games on discount this time around including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, and Splatoon 2 Several new third-party games are also up for major discounts including Starlink: Battle for Atlas and the Mega[...]

ComiXology Slashes (and Burns) Prices for Wolverine: Greatest Cuts Sale

Next week, Wolverine is back, and his claws are hotter than a James Brown Celebrity Hot Tub party! In celebration of this momentous occasion, ComiXology is running a sale on Wolverine comics for its Wolverine: Greatest Cuts sale. Here's some books you may want to consider picking up to get ready for the stabby Cannuck's […]

Marvel is Holding a BOGO Digital Comics Sale on their Entire Library

Marvel Comics is celebrating Labor Day by offering discounts on their entire collection of digital comics produced under work for hire agreements of varying fairness. From today until September 6th, every single comic or collection purchased on either Marvel's digital store or ComiXology earns you an additional digital comic for free. In a press release, […]

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Monster Hunter: World Tops PS4 Digital Sales in Japan for Third Week Running

[caption id="attachment_752663" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Capcom[/caption]Sony Interactive Entertainment released its ranking for PS4 sales on the Japanese PlayStation Store related to the week between February 5th and February 11th.The top twenty were:Monster Hunter: World Dynasty Warriors 9 Dragon Ball FighterZ Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Abzu Undertale Shadow of the Colossus Firewatch Simple DL[...]

It's Mickey Mouse's Birthday, And Uniqlo Is Giving YOU The Presents!

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse first graced the silver screen on November 18th, 1928, in the animated short Steamboat Willie; but after 87 years, over 130 films, and and an Academy Award, "The Mouse" still looks as good as ever. In lieu of cake and candles, fashion designer/manufacturer/retailer Uniqlo is offering fans some very cool "birthday […]

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DC Super Hero Girls' First Graphic Novel Has Now Sold Over 100,000 Copies

Bleeding Cool has been listening through the Publishers Weekly podcast, where the site interviews DC Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee discuss some about how DC is doing in terms of sales and in terms of upcoming projects.One interesting element has been the comment from Jim Lee on the DC Superhero Girls line, a series[...]

IDW Blames "Market Leaders" (I.E. Marvel) For Revenue Drop In Financial Report

Decreases in operating income from IDW, IDW Entertainment and CTM in the amounts of ($1,467,000), ($187,000) and ($667,000), respectively, due to lower gross profit in all three segments, totaling ($1,185,000), more fully described below, and an increase in selling, general and administrative expenses of ($1,220,000), principally due to an increase in non-cash stock compensation across[...]

Nick Spencer On Comics Sales Slump: Industry Has Survived Much Much Worse

Superstar writer Nick Spencer has heard the reports of the comics industry's demise, and he thinks they're a bit premature.[caption id="attachment_712365" align="aligncenter" width="600"] With apologies to KC Green[/caption]2017 has been a down year for comics, and Bleeding Cool reported last week that comics sales had "fallen off a cliff" with August's Diamond Sales Charts[...]

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South Philly Comics Closes As Local Media Spotlights Area Shops

As the comics industry continues to suffer from sluggish sales, South Philly Comics is closing its doors on September 3rd The store will hold a funeral for itself on Sunday, which has prompted a story in local media outlet BillyPenn that offers an interesting perspective on what some might call the unique quirks of the[...]

Her Universe's Must Have Monday Deal: Studio Ghibli

 Champions of the social media sales game, the folks at HU posted their newest set of "Monday Must Haves", which just happen to be from their Studio Ghibli line.Fans of the classic animated feature films Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Howl's Moving Castle, and Kiki's Delivery Service will instantly recognize the designs featured in today's deals:The Howl's[...]

The Marvel Monsoon Versus The DC Drought

(which also challenges the narrative of declining Marvel sales and yes I know these figures are a year old).But I like the variety that Marvel gives In fact, I love it I like that Luke Cage and Iron Fist have their own comics once more I like that Ant-Man and Spider Woman had their own[...]

Did Secret Empire #1 Sell Less Than Half As Many Copies As Civil War II #1?

Diamond's sales charts hit earlier this week, prompting a sequel to last month's controversy wherein everyone wondered whether DC's Button crossover running through Batman and The Flash actually beat Secret Empire #1 in total unit sales once the lenticular and non-lenticular versions of the DC comics were added together, just as they did last month[...]

No, 30 Marvel Titles Will Not Be Cancelled Based On April's Sales Numbers

Earlier this year, Marvel Comics held a retailer summit where executives David Gabriel and Axel Alonso did their best to blame a sales slump that began in October on pretty much everything in the universe other than Marvel Comics' own business practices In the course of two very unfortunate days where Alonso and Gabriel seemingly spoke[...]

Lower Prices Coincide With 11% Q1 Unit Growth In Comics, While Diamond Overall Revenue Down 3.5%

During the Diamond Retailer Summit at C2E2 today, Diamond showed off a chart comparing sales in the first quarter of 2017 to the previous year's numbers Comics Beat reporter and #TeamTerror activist Heidi MacDonald captured a photo of the chart and posted it to Twitter: statistics show that single-issue comics sales dollars grew slightly at less than 1%, but[...]