Tag Archives: covers

J Scott Campbell And Nei Ruffino’s Interlocking Spider-Man Covers For Midtown Comics

This is the promotional image for all three Midtown Spider-Man covers together, art by J Scott Campbell and colors by Nei Ruffino. From left to right: Superior Spider-Man #31, Amazing Spider-Man #1, and Amazing Spider-Man #1.1. Final/individual covers will have …

DC Comics’ 3D Covers Return For September 2014′s Five Years Later Event (VISUAL UPDATE)

They made a big splash in September 2013. If you could get them. The 3D lenticular covers used to launch Villains Month. And hideously underprinted as China ran out of enough plastic to make them (apparently) leaving retailers heavily allocated …

Retailer Quits Phantom Group Over Concerns About Religious Content Of Jesus Island

Bleeding Cool recently reported how the Phantom Group of retailers, which negotiate shared exclusive cover variants to be shared among themselves, had worked out a deal where they would receive a whole exclusive comic for a period of time, including …

A Letter To Retailers From Dan DiDio And Jim Lee For The End Of Villain’s Month

DC Comics writes; THANK YOU FROM THE CO-PUBLISHERS Dear Retailers: We’d like to take a moment to thank you for all your support for DC’s Villains Month. From the time we started to talk about this initiative with you, we …

The Fight For Joker’s Daughter Tomorrow Just Got More Brutal

DC Comics’ Villains Month has been, as Tom Huxley noted, a bit of an opti-shambles. 3D covers allocated, severely in some cases, retailers made plans, got the 2D replacements and got used to the new status quo. Then there were …

Speculator Corner – Recorded Sales On All Of 54 DC Comics 3D Covers

So… you’ve been picking up your 3D covers from DC Comics the past few weeks – maybe have some in a pullbox from your friendly neighbourhood comic store? So there’s a big question hanging in the air. Just exactly how …

Cover Variance: All The Retailer Covers For Sons Of Anarchy #1 And Samurai Jack #1

Comics will have three exclusive variant comic covers for New York Comic Con, for Batman #24, Forever Evil #1 and Superman/Wonder Woman #1. Where they will be selling them however, I have no idea. Still waiting to find out what …

Have Your DC 3D Covers Melted Yet? (UPDATE)

The London news yesterday included a story that a building in the city centre, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, has been causing havoc due to the curvature of the windows acting as a magnifying glass and a) frying eggs, b) melting …

Blame It On The Parents – Thirteen Thoughts About Thirteen Villains Month Comics, Darkseid, Desaad, Cyborg Superman, Bizarro, Joker, Creeper, Two-Face, Grodd, Count Vertigo, Deadshot, Poison Ivy, Relic And Ventriloquist

They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for you – Philip Larkin Today sees the first week of …

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes – Stuart Immonen Helps Out Frank Cho On Battle Of The Atom, And The First Week Of Villain’s Month

Here are a few creative changes to comic book already solicited… Rather than the full art for X-Men: Battle Of The Atom #1 being by Frank Cho as solicited, Stuart Immonen and Wade Von Grawbadger have drawn the final four …

Speculator Corner: Joker’s Daughter Leads The Pack For DC 3D Cover Demand

An advance copy of Joker’s Daughter #1 has just sold in eBay for $31. While The Joker #1 itself has just sold for $22.50. They will go on sale in comic stores, heavily allocated, next month for $3.99. No other …

DC Comics 2D Covers Continue To Dominate Advance Reorders

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 …

All The Villains Month Covers. If You Squint A Bit.

Tomorrow’s DC comics feature all the Villains Month covers with the backgrounds and everything added. In glorious 2D. So a friendly retailer sent in a scan. And here they are!               

DC Comics Cancels And Resolicits 3D Cover Second Print Set

DC Comics has told retailers; To give retailers enough time to collect orders from their customers we will resolicit the VILLAINS MONTH 3-D MOTION COMPLETE SET in the October Previews to arrive in stores on February 12, 2014.  Orders placed… …

IDW Offer 2D Stationary Artist Edition Covers Throughout November (UPDATE)

They don’t move. They are not lenticular. They are not even in colour. But in November, IDW are promoting the Artist’s Edition format that reproduces original artwork as closely as possible, with Artist’s Edition variant covers for a line of …

DC Comics State 3D Cover Shortage Down To Limited Paper Stock

DC Comics has been answering questions about the heavily allocated 3D Covers for Villain’s Month in September. Retailers, in many cases, have received far less than they ordered, far less than they normally get, and are making up the numbers …

DC Comics Villains Month Allocations Hit Hard

As Diamond and DC Comics close for the weekend, retailers are now being told exactly how many of the Villains Month 3D Cover titles they will be receiving. And they’re not happy. In some cases, I’ve been told of retailers …

A Lack Of Vision For 3D Covers For Villains Month?

This week, Bleeding Cool has been giving extensive coverage to the changing situation in what circumstances DC will sell their Villains Month titles to retailers. It should be easier than this. A summary then. DC announced 3D motion covers on …