New Titles from Dark Horse, Coming Next Fall and Spring!

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New Titles from Dark Horse, Coming Next Fall and Spring!http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet — — — — — This is raw catalog data from Edelweiss, so some titles may be cancelled in the future. Yes, there is some duplication, with similar editions having more than one EAN. This is the first catalog from Dark Horse via Random […]

Sales continue “blah” trajectory in February

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Sales continue “blah” trajectory in Februaryhttp://ift.tt/1m4LJ1q Tweet by John Jackson Miller [Originally posted at  Comichron and reprinted with permission.]  February appears to be returning to form. The release ofDiamond Comic Distributors‘ data for the month was delayed by snow days and other scheduling issues, and the unusually harsh winter appears to have cast a chill on […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come: Eric Stephenson’s ComicsPro speech

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The Beat Podcasts! More To Come: Eric Stephenson’s ComicsPro speechhttp://ift.tt/Yg2pXO Tweet Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s podcast the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons […]

New Titles from Kodansha, Coming This Fall!

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Lots of Attack on Titan titles!  And other fun stuff!

Forthcoming Graphic Novels From Random House, Fall 2014!

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Four titles, from Random House!

New Titles From DC Comics! Fall 2014! And Spring 2015!

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New Titles From DC Comics! Fall 2014! And Spring 2015!http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet Batman Adventures!  Absolute editions!  Omnibi!  George Romero!  Post-Crisis classics!  New 52!  Captain Carrot!  Dave McKean! (My faves in purple.) DC COMICS — — — — — Katana Vol. 1: Soultaker (The New 52) Ann Nocenti On Sale Date: August 26, 2014 $16.99 USD / […]

Jimmie Robinson on Five Weapons, the Convention Craze and Digital Challenges

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By Bruce Lidl The Sacramento Wizard World convention was an opportunity for comic fans in Northern California to gather and celebrate their passions with other fans and celebrities. It was also a chance for Jimmie Robinson, a veteran Bay Area comic book creator (and frequent commentator at The Beat) to meet his readers and spread […]

New Titles from Dark Horse, Coming Next Fall and Spring!

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— — — — — This is raw catalog data from Edelweiss, so some titles may be cancelled in the future. Yes, there is some duplication, with similar editions having more than one EAN. This is the first catalog from Dark Horse via Random House Publisher Services, so the learning curve is slightly parabolic. My […]

Kaare Andrews draws Iron Fist

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Kaare Andrews draws Iron Fisthttp://ift.tt/Ne0gsE Tweet   Taking a break from filmmaking with some comics, artist Kaare Adrews is back with some sharp looking Iron Fist pages. RON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON #1 comes out in April. Also included variant covers by Dale Keown, Mike del Mundo and Skottie Young.     #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;}

Sales continue “blah” trajectory in February

by John Jackson Miller [Originally posted at  Comichron and reprinted with permission.]  February appears to be returning to form. The release ofDiamond Comic Distributors‘ data for the month was delayed by snow days and other scheduling issues, and the unusually harsh winter appears to have cast a chill on comics sales. Comics shops in North America […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come: Eric Stephenson’s ComicsPro speech

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Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s podcast the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Image publisher Eric Stephenson‘s controversial speech at ComicsPRO, ComicWalker, […]

Billy Tucci’s Shi is back with convention specials

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Billy Tucci’s Shi is back with convention specialshttp://ift.tt/1oTWtNs Tweet Billy Tucci’s Shi was one of the leading ladies of the Chromium Era of Comics. According to a press release, the character has over 3 million copies in print as she celebrates her 20th anniversary this year. Tucci is kicking off a 20th Anniversary Tour this […]

New Titles From DC Comics! Fall 2014! And Spring 2015!

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Batman Adventures!  Absolute editions!  Omnibi!  George Romero!  Post-Crisis classics!  New 52!  Captain Carrot!  Dave McKean! (My faves in purple.)

NBM to Publish Enki Bilal’s Phantoms of the Louvre

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NBM to Publish Enki Bilal’s Phantoms of the Louvrehttp://ift.tt/1gizYMU Tweet For a few years, top European cartoonists have been creating a special series of graphic novels done in conjunction with the Louvre Museum in Paris, all dealing with various aspects of this great institution. NBM has been publishing them here, and the latest is Phantoms […]

San Diego Comic-Con Badge-o-ween takes place this Saturday!

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San Diego Comic-Con Badge-o-ween takes place this Saturday!http://ift.tt/1gizYMO Tweet The general scrum for badges for this year’s Comic-Con opens on Saturday at 9 am Pacific Time. But it order to purchase them you must get your place in the waiting room between 7 am and 9 am. And before that you must run with the […]

Marvel and DC lag in bookstore sales in February

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Marvel and DC lag in bookstore sales in Februaryhttp://ift.tt/1giA0V0 Tweet A lot of people pointed out that Marvel and DC failed to chart in ICv2′s monthly BookScan chart for February. Instead Image and Manga crushed it with mega franchises The Walking Dead, Saga, Bleach, Naruto and Attack on Titan. Locke and Key and Miss Peregrine’s […]