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Eye Lie Popeye in Massive/Whatnot's May 2024 Solicits
Which is why Massive/WhatNot/Sumerian is running ahead with a licensed Popeye comic while they still get to have the exclusivity But also why they appear to be getting a little more leeway with how they portray him With Eye Lie Popeye by Marcus Williams launching for Free Comic Book Day in May, it will be [...]
Cover image for ZORRO MAN OF THE DEAD #4 (OF 4) CVR A MURPHY (MR)
Sean Murphy's Zorro: Man Of The Dead comes to an end with its fourth issue in Massive/WhatNot/Sumerian's April 2024 solicits and solicitations With new issues of JPG, Steve Schuitt and Alessandro Micelli's Ninja Funk, Misfortune's Eyes  by Brooklynn Prince and Aliz Fernandez, Quested by Michael Calero, Thomas Parson and Kit Wallis, The Fog by Steve Ekstrom, Marco Fodera and Crashdown by[...]
Cover image for FCBD 2024 EYE LIE POPEYE #1
He's Popeye The Sailor Moon, he's Popeye The Chainsaw Man, courtesy of Marcus Williams for Free Comic Book Day, alongside the rest of Massive, Whatnot and Sumerian solicits and solicitations for February 2024 As well as the launch of The Fog #1 by Steve Ekstrom and Marco Fodera. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width:[...]
Comic Tom & Ben Templesmith's Crashdown- Massive January 2024 Solicits
Tom Garcia and Ryan Sargeant, the hosts of the ComicTom101 YouTube Channel, are teaming up with Ben Templesmith for a new comic book, Crashdown, from Massive/WhatNot in their January 2024 solicits and solicitations As well as the new Zorro comic book from Sean Murphy And The Dillinger Escape Plan: One Of Us Is The Killer[...]
Massive/Whatnot/Sumerian have released their December 2023 solicits and solicitations, beginning with Washed In Blood #1 by Kevin Roditeli, Rob Cannon and Kostas Pantoulas Previously published by Sumerian when it was known as Behemoth back in 2020 under the name Freak Snow, it's being repurposed for 2023 and 2024 While Quested gets its second series from[...]
Cover image for BASIC INSTINCT #1 (OF 4) CVR E 50 COPY INCV HILL (MR)
and now Massive/Sumerian/Whatnot are launching a Basic Instinct comic book, by Sam Freeman and Vanesa R Del Rey as a sequel to the original As well as a new Assassin's Creed: Visionaries title by Rafael Albuquerque and more. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see[...]
What's Inside Cullen Bunn's Body Bag in Massive October 2023 Solicits
Easta, Good Boy, and Whatnot Publishing's Quested, returns to his roots with this all-new cover for the hard to find first appearance of Hellicious! Don't miss this chance to get these brand new cover releases of the sold out debut issue of Hellicious, soon to be an animated series starring Anthony Kiedis of the Red[...]
Rafael Albuquerque Creates New Assassin's Guild Comics For Massive
Massive Publishing was founded in 2022 by Michael Calero, Trevor Richardson, and Kevin Roditeli, and launched with its first imprint Whatnot Publishing, a partnership with the social commerce platform, Whatnot. Massive Publishing & Studio Lounak are to publish new Assassin's Creed comics based on the popular Ubisoft games franchise, beginning with Visionaries #1 in November[...]
From One Side Of The San Diego Comic-Con 2023 To The Other, In Video
At San Diego Comic-Con, Todd McFarlane, as well as announcing five new Spawn comic books and a new series Knights Vs Samurai by David Dastmalchian, has also announced he is going to cut his booth at San Diego Comic-Con into little pieces, sign them and then auction them off non the Whatnot streaming platform I[...]
WhatNot/Massive Cancels Heavy Metal, Will Not Publish Volume Two
In October 2022, Bleeding Cool reported that relatively new comic book publisher Whatnot Publishing, now more widely known as Massive Publishing, was to take over the publication of the legendary long-running sci-fi-fantasy comic book anthology Heavy Metal Magazine from Heavy Metal Entertainment And would be starting over with a Volume #1 issue 1 at the[...]
First Reactions To Marvel Comics/Penguin Random House/Diamond News
A lot of those Whatnot guys that have come and gone." Whatnot is an online streaming sales platform that was very popular amongst comic book sellers during lockdown, it looks like a number of them came and went fairly sharpish. There are eight-four accounts on the Penguin Random House list that ordered nothing from PRH in[...]
WhatNot Publishing began as a spinoff of the Whatnot streaming online sales channel,later revealed to be part of Massive Publishing, and led to a Massive name change They also bought publishing rights to Heavy Metal Magazine for a Vol 2 relaunch but have not actually published an issue, despite the first one being lined up[...]
Blake Northcott, Editor-in-Chief of Massive, The New Name For WhatNot
Massive Publishing (home of the Whatnot Publishing imprint, and which recently underwent a public facing name change) has named author, comic book writer, and screenwriter Blake Northcott as Editor-in-Chief of their line, effective immediately. Blake Northcott is best known to Bleeding Cool readers for working with Mark Millar, Sean Gordon Murphy, Mitch & Elizabeth Breitweiser, Scott Lobdell[...]
Sean Murphy's Plot Holes in Massive/Whatnot August 2023 Solicits
It began shipping out in January 2022, And now it will be published by Massive, the new name for Whatnot Publishing, who are now a Deluxe publisher at Diamond Comics… here are the full Massive-Whatnot-Heavy Metal solicitations for August 2023. The Plot Holes are a squad of fictional warriors who transport themselves into the pages of[...]
Vault Comics Trans Life
Vault Comics is announcing their second annual Pride Charity Auction in partnership with Gatecrashers, taking place on June 28th, on Vault's Whatnot streaming sales platform, where 100% of money raised will be donated to Trans Lifeline Auction items will include original art, rare signed comics, exclusive editions, and pop culture finds from the likes of[...]
Crashdown is a new launch title from Whatnot Publishing for July 2023 solicits and solicitations from Tom Garcia, Ryan Sargeant and Ben Templesmith Alongside the Ninja Funk collection, and ongoing North Valley Grimoire, Astrobots and Liquid Kill. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode()[...]
Cover image for GRYFFEN #3 (OF 3) CVR A UNDERWOOD (MR)
Whatnot Publishing is giving Ninja Funk a one-shot as it continues Astro Bots, The Exiled, Gryffen, North Valley Grimoire and Liquid Kill into their June 2023 solicits and solicitations as well as Ramgod from the Heavy Metal side Talking of which, still no sign of a solicitation for Heavy Metal Magazine Vol 2 #4 Looks like[...]
Astrobots Launch Delayed Until May
Simon Furman also had his new comic book series to show off, an adaptation of the Astrobots line of robot figures into a comic book, published by WhatNot Publishing later this year The first issue drawn by Hector Trunnec was due to be published this month but has been delayed rather, until May the 3rd,[...]
Blake Northcott, Giuseppe Cafaro and Bryan Valenza are launching a new series,  North Valley Grimoire for WhatNot Publishing, also putting out Exiles, Gryffin, Astro Bots, Liquid Kill, Quested, Ramgod and Wesley Snipes' Exiled Heavy Metal is also rescheduling previously cancelled Heavy Metal collections – but weirdly, no sign of Heavy Metal Magazine Vol 2 #4[...]
Cover image for GRYFFEN #1 (OF 6) CVR B DAYGLO
WhatNot Publishing launches a brand new series Gryffen #1 by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo, as well as a Heavy Metal series Ramgod #1 by Morgan Rosenblum, Owen Rosenblum, Canaan White, Ren Spiller and Ismail Nihad in their April 2023 solicits and solicitations Take a look below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1[...]
Quested Thank You Variant
WhatNot sent out a one-per-store "New Years Thank You" edition of Whatnot Publishing's Quested #1 to comic store retailers through Diamond Comic Distributors over the New Year, to every Diamond retailer that accepts promotional material, at no cost to retailers, and is already becoming a little bit of a collector's item with copies selling for[...]
Cover image for ASTROBOTS #1 (OF 5) CVR A KNOTT
Simon Furman is known as the finest writer of Transformers comic books to man, as well as co-creator of Death's Head, Dragon's Claws and more, working in comics and animation, and now launching a brand new title from Whatnot Publishing, Astrobots, written with and drawn by Heavy Metal artist Hector Trunnec and based on a[...]
Wesley Snipes’ The Exiled #1 Has 40,000 Orders Aleady
Bleeding Cool understands that Whatnot Publishing, a collaboration between Massive Publishing and Whatnot Inc, has received strong initial orders of over 40,000 units for The Exiled #1 by Wesley Snipes, Keith Arem, Adam Lawson and artist Eskivo The comic book co-created by the star and producer of the Blade franchise is Whatnot Publishing's highest initial[...]
Whatnot Launches Heavy Metal Vol 2 & Liquid Kill In Feb 2023 Solicits
Whatnot Publishing is a collaboration between live streaming sales platform Whatnot, Inc and Starburns Industries Press, who earlier this year bought Heavy Metal Magazine and related titles Heavy Metal Magazine has been through a number of owners and controllers of recent years, with stories of internal coups, challenging comings and goings, non-delivery to customers, callousness and challenges from creators, former employees, their widows and estates[...]
Cover image for NINJA FUNK #1 (OF 4) CVR A MACK (MR)
Next week sees the release of 100,000+ ordered Ninja Funk #1 by writing duo JPG Paras and Steve Schuitt with artist Alex Riegel, from Whatnot Publishing to comic book stores through Diamond Comics Distributors. However the Whatnot App was selling the comic book directly to readers this week, which has causes some upset from comic book retailers, who[...]
Whatnot Publishing, have been promising wide sidtribution of Wesley Snipes' graphic novel project, The Exiled drawn by Gabriel Eskivo with the 140-page, oversized Special Edition crowd-funded by series co-creators Adam Lawson and Keith Arem on Kickstarter and now a full release of the series for comic shops The Exiled is a story about hardboiled detective Niles "Roach" Washington as he wades into[...]
Cover image for NINJA FUNK #1 (OF 4) CVR A MACK (MR)
One month after Whatnot Publishing revealed their first release, Alpha Betas #1, had over 45,000 copies ordered, and a few days after announcing their imprint partnership with Heavy Metal,  they are at it again Whatnot Publishing's second release and their first creator-owned series, Ninja Funk #1, by writing duo JPG Paras & Steve Schuitt with[...]
Whatnot To Be The New Publisher Of Heavy Metal Magazine Vol 2 #1
Whatnot Publishing is a collaboration between Whatnot, Inc., whose live streaming sales platform increased in popularity during the pandemic shutdown, and Starburns Industries Press, the publishing arm of the animated studio responsible for Rick And Morty, Animals, Anomalisa and Happy Tank They began publishing comics this year, and have lined up a number of high profile titles based on[...]
David Mack
And at the Whatnot booth 2357 in the main hall at Javits Convention Center. Whatnot will also have an exclusive signing/streaming event with David Mack on the opening Thursday, live from New York Comic Con between 5 to 6pm on the virtual Whatnot main stage. Previously, David Mack has put three Mack packs out, but Lee Garbett[...]