Once upon a time, Peter David, working in sales at Marvel, handed out some preview copies of an upcoming issue of Alpha Flight to a bunch of retailers – pages he had received from editor Denny O’Neil. It featured a dream sequence with a withered Guardian emerging from the ground. This was as a resultof… Read more »
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If you haven’t given Star Wars Rebels a shot yet, its worth your time. We have a clip here fromthe episode called Vision of Hope where the crew of the Ghost try and rescue Senator Galls Trayvis before he is taken by Kallus. Also a clip showing Chopper at his best. Star Wars Rebels airs… Read more »
By Mike Federali On May 16-17 of this year, Tidewater Comicon will be holding it’s first ever two day event at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The space has expanded from 37,500 square feet to 100,000 square feet. It’s a big leap and to make it all possible I thought we’d do a fundraiser with… Read more »
Just this Tuesday, Good Old Games brought several old Lucasfilm Star Wars games to its service for the first time, meaning players desiring that specific nostalgia kick no longer had to fiddle around to get the games working on a modern PC. That offer has now expanded too, with three more games getting added to… Read more »
As we stated, the second print of Star Wars #1 sold out and has been allocated to stores. Even though it has yet to arrive, a third print is already underway, given the Diamond order code DEC148190. The first cover had a white background, the second a black. Could the third go pink? It is expected… Read more »
If you are looking for an alternative to the Steam home store for your digital purchases, you could do a hell of a lot worse than Good Old Games. The service does bring newer games, but really should be your one stop shop for obscure older titles you might struggle to find. Now, if you… Read more »
If you thought you had your fill of Star Wars #1 covers, here’s a one-off sketch cover on eBay from Dean Trippe. Very pretty. On eBay right here. Maybe that’ll free him up to return to his commissions list…
It’s such an honor to talk with the extraordinary Oddly Normal creator, Otis Frampton. Otis is an artist and writer who has been working professionally in comics, illustration, and animation for ten years. He joins us here on Bleeding Cool to discuss his creative process, his animation projects, Oddly Normal, and more! Christine Marie: Hi Otis!… Read more »
Comics Reviewed This Week: Star Wars #1 Hellbreak #1 Conan/Red Sonja #1 Fortune #1 Ultimate Spider-Man #9 Star Wars #1 (Marvel, $4.99) By Graig Kent Powerful, nostalgia is. We all have history with Star Wars, our own experiences with the prequels, and our own feelings around where we stand with the property as a result…. Read more »
Greetings Bleeding Coolers! Welcome to the second installment of The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes. Each week I will be your personal shopper and provide you with five delightfully geek-tastic things that might peak your interest. This week’s theme is Star Wars, to fit in with the release of Marvel’s Issue #1! May the Force be with you!… Read more »
He may not be in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but we can still get more of Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian. Williams reprises his role as the smooth-talking scoundrel for the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels.
Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! Well,… Read more »
Bleeding Cool told you that the Star Wars #1 was going to second print, even though Diamond still had first prints in stock. Well they lasted a few seconds after our post. I have now been informed that the second print has gone to press. And even though retailers were able to order more copies until… Read more »
Here is what we have to run… As Star Wars makes its historic return to Marvel with the official release of Star Wars #1, hear from series writer Jason Aaron, series editor Jordan D. White, and Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso about the creation of this monumental new ongoing series. STAR WARS #1 is available now… Read more »
Last month, Larry Docherty of Larry’s Comics, looked at the Comics Economics of Star Wars #1, and as a retailer talked about is response to the multiple covers being offered. So how did his predictions pan out so far? Let’s compare and contrast what he said and what he experienced. My shop ordered 2,000+ Star… Read more »
Yesterday, Diamond Comic Distributors showed that Star Wars #1 had sold out of his million-busting print run. But Marvel released extra copies to Diamond, and retailers were able to order more. But they are clearly not expected to last long, and Marvel Comics has issued a second printing, with the black background John Cassaday cover above. It will go… Read more »
Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: The Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Bringing you discussions of all the new exciting books in comicdom. Tons of great books this week! Also… Read more »
We thought this was coming. And it is. Loot Crate get an exclusive Star Wars #1 cover from MArvel. And give Marvel a handy 250,000 to 300,000 extra orders… There’s still time to get the January Loot Crate. Use BLEEDINGCOOL for added discount… Time to add it to the big list… 69 covers, dude!