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You Don't Say? IDW's Insufferably Holistic May 2015 Solicitations
IDW's solicitations for May comics from the upcoming Diamond Previews also now incorporate Top Shelf I wonder how they enjoy being in the front of Previews with their new friends, launching You Don't Say, collecting any unseen comics by Nate Powell? There's also the launch of a certain Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and the new[...]
IDW Lowers Top Shelf's FCBD Price From 39 To 29 Cents For Motorcycle Samurai
That's what being bought out by a Diamond Premier Publisher does for you. IDW's acquisition of Top Shelf Comix means that they will be printing their Free Comic Book Day titles together,and will lower the cost price for retailers for each issue given away in comic book stores. Which means Top Shelf's Motorcycle Samurai book will be dropping[...]
Your First Look At League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo – River Of Ghosts
This is your first look at the upcoming new League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen volume by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, Nemo: River Of Ghosts, published by Knockabout and Top Shelf/IDW. With princess Jenny, daughter of Captain Nemo, and set in 1975, concluding the Nemo trilogy, and published on 2nd March. Hmm Looking at that opening splash-page… have[...]
A League Of Extraordinary Publishers – IDW, Top Shelf And Knockabout
The IDW/Top Shelf acquisition could have all sorts of contractual side-effects So I asked a few people who might be affected. Tony Bennett is the publisher of Knockabout in the UK, who co-publishes a number of titles with Top Shelf in the US, including From Hell and League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen I asked Tony what the[...]
Comics Folk Respond To… IDW Buying Top Shelf
The West Coast is not even awake yet but… All single issues of comics sold by Top Shelf mysteriously had their cover prices raised to $3.99 this morning… (I kid because I love.) — Augie De Blieck Jr (@augiedb) January 6, 2015 Mixed feelings about the IDW/Topshelf merger Plenty of upsides Wondering about digital distribution. — Rob Cave (@notbbcnews24)[...]
IDW Buys Top Shelf Comix, Chris Staros Made EIC, Brett Warnock To Leave Comics
We haven't had a big comic book company acquisition for a while, not since Boom! and Archaia. But we understand that IDW has just acquired Top Shelf Comix. Started in 1997 by Chris Staros, Top Shelf Productions, to give it its official name, has published creator-owned graphic novels, such as League Of Extrardinary Gentlemen, From Hell, Surrogates, Blankets, Essex[...]
Top Shelf Adds Strong Female Protagonist To Its Publishing Line
Top Shelf has announced that it's adding Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag's webcomic Strong Female Protagonist to their distribution family The hit webcomic that has been running since 2012 had a successful Kickstarter campaign allowing the creators to self=publish and have Top Shelf distribute. With superstrength and invulnerability, Alison Green used to be one of[...]
The Top Shelf Three Dollar Graphic Sale Begins Right Now, Right Here
Basically, this is getting first dibs via Bleeding Cool before the best bargains  sell out. Welcome to The Top Shelf Comix Annual Sale. There are some damn fine deals, well below Amazon's prices, my own favourites would be March, Century, Bojeffries Saga, Essex County, Heck, Pinocchio Vampire Slayer, Infinite Kung Fu, Three Fingers, Unerwater Welder… I should[...]
Oprah Pics Graphic Novel As One Of Six Books To Read This Spring
Published by Top Shelf Productions, the book has been receiving praise from every literary corner to the nation's capital Now being added to this list should raise the profile of the first of three planned graphic novels quite a bit. Here is what they have to say: It's not often that a congressman stars in his own[...]
Free Comic Book Day Preview: Top Shelf Kids Club And Jellaby
Two original comics for the kid and the kid at heart… Top Shelf Kids Club (W/A) Eric Orchard, Rob Harrell (CA) Eric Orchard Here at Top Shelf, we're celebrating FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014 with friends old and new — the latest lineup of the Top Shelf Kids Club! This FREE comic book contains an extensive preview of[...]