Barnes & Noble To Stop Selling Marvel Comics?

A Bleeding Cool reader writes to say;

Hi unsure if this has been reported on yet, or news worthy per se, but, was informed by Barnes & Noble staff (in Union Square location, NYC) that they will no longer be selling Marvel comics in their newsstand area (DC, Dark Horse, and Archie’s still reside amongst the periodicals); they will still sell their TPBs and Grpahic Novels.

When asked why, it seems that Marvel decided to pull out, but that’s all they knew… Sucks, as it helped bide my time when wife was searching for new chic-lit ;)

Last week’s article on Barnes & Noble selling Justice League #26 a week early showed Marvel titles in a Brooklyn store…

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Have any other readers noticed a Marvel newstand absence in B&N?