TweetShop, shop, shop. This year’s Comic-Con is only 6 weeks away and we’re going to try to avoid non-stop con coverage for every minute of the remaining time but…it’s gonna be hard. Here’s Diamond’s list of their exclusive merch that will be sold during the con, including WALKING DEAD, STEVE ROGERS, and TRUE BLOOD variants. [...]
TweetYesterday’s installment of Cup O’ Joe was an especially timely one, with Marvel’s new Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada explaining a few things. For instance, of his new title, he reminded us that Avi Arad, the film exec much responsible for improving Marvel’s film profile in Hollywood, was the previous holder of the COO title; [...]
Tweet In non-comics news, a slew of TV-show related Comic-Con news is beginning to flood the nets. Among the slebs expected to attend: Ron Perlman, Katey Sagal, Nathan Fillion, and Lost’s Daniel Dae Kim. According to The Hollywood Reporter several of the shows coming to Comic-Con this year will be straight crime and drama shows, [...]
The top “indie” book on the charts this month is a $1 issue of The Walking Dead #1. However, none of the other Image $1 books have charted either this month or last, so I’m not sure how accurate this numbers is.
Invincible Returns was the best selling non-reprint #1 of the month, and led to a substantial increase for the regular issue of Invincible as well. While Turf #1, also from Image, was the highest launch of the month.
Image had a 4.26% unit share, and a 3.96% dollar share, Dark Horse had a 3.82% unit share and a 4.88% dollar share, IDW had a 3.41% unit share and a 3.92% dollar share. Dynamite fell to a 2.38% unit share and a 2.33% dollar share.