Tag Archives: graphic novels

The Top 100 Comics And Graphic Novels Of March 2014 (UPDATE)

We’ll get more stats later, but for now here’s the top fifty sales of comics and graphic novels in March 2014. As we noted, DC grabbing the top four spots hasn’t happened for some time, but Marvel dominated marketshare in …

David Hine And Mark Stafford Launch The Bad Bad Place, For Meanwhile

Mark Stafford is the guy who did the covers my Civil Wardrobe and all the Avengefuls books. Oh sure, some will look to his work on Cherubs, The Lovecraft Anthology and The Man Who Laughs, but for me he’ll always …

Cyber Monday Comics Deals From Publisher To Publisher… (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Free digital comics!! Cyber Force 1-5 http://t.co/8k8Lj92UW5 Think tank 1 http://t.co/0tiiScTLHV Son of Merlin #1 http://t.co/iQt9SnEPzq Buy “one” get “two FREE online SALE until midnight eastern standard time 12-02-13 at Larryscomics.net. Here’s how it works. Buy a book. You’re …

Frank Thorne’s Red Sonja – Dynamite To Join The Original Art Reproduction Business

It was Scott Dunbier‘s idea originally, though he had to be fired from DC Comics before he could pursue it. The Artist’s Edition format for IDW, in which the original art of a comic book is reproduced as accurately as …

Can’t Wait for Rio 2? Papercutz Has A Graphic Novel For You!

Fans of the animated film Rio will be getting a double douse of their favorite characters starting in March as Papercutz introduces a new line of graphic novels that will be followed a month later by the theatrical release of …

Saturday Runaround – Comics Are Still Not Just For Kids Anymore

COVER STORIES Charles Rousseau is signing at Cards, Comics And Collectibles in Maryland from noon today, and the store will naturally have their exclusive Adventure Time #10 cover by Charles for him to sign. Jae Lee will be doing similar …

October 2012 Comics And Graphic Novel Sales Break Records

JohnJackson Miller writes; • It’s the best month overall in the Diamond Exclusive Era (1997-present) by a long stretch. Orders topped $47 million; the previous record (set in May) was beaten by probably $2.5 million. This puts us at $394 …

Dave’s Comics, And The Surrounding Graffiti, Of Brighton

I’ve just got back from Brighton, from a family trip for a couple of days (thank you wi-fi). While I was there I was able to potter with the kids to Dave’s Comics. I haven’t been here for a while. …

Apple’s iBookstore Loads Up With New Graphic Novels

This morning, Apple opened the Comics & Graphic Novels iBookstore section. Here’s the full list in order of popularity. The free New Avengers #1 has hit the top, followed by the reworking of Interview With A Vampire from Anne Rice, …

“How Come DC Sell More Graphic Novels, But I Always See More Marvel?”

“Rich, just an observation. You recently reported how DC Comics was outselling Marvel in terms of graphic novels and trade paperbacks in comic stores. Yet in every comic shop I go into, I’m more likely to see Marvel hardcovers on …

The Top 500 Graphic Novels Of 2011

We ran the top ten graphic novel sellers of 2011 a couple of days ago. Well, here is the top 500, distributed by Diamond to North American comic stores. We noted that there was no Marvel title in the top …

Friday Trending Topics: “B&N Will Become THE Destination For Comic Book Lovers” [DELETE] [DELETE] [DELETE]

Welcome to the front lines of the Digital vs Print War.  Little more than 5 months ago, Bleeding Cool reported on Barnes & Noble’s plans to become “the destination for comic book lovers” by offering a greatly expanded selection of …

Barnes & Noble Pulls Watchmen, Sandman And 100 DC Graphic Novels From Their Shelves Over Amazon Kindle Fire Deal

For new visitors to the site, do check out the front page for more stories… Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on DC Comics’ plans to release 100 graphic novels exclusively on the Amazon Kindle Fire. Well now the other shoe …

Numbercrunching The New York Times Bestseller List For Comics

Through Diamond, in comic stores nationally, we know that Marvel dominates the shelves. DC has begun to close the gap between the two of late, but it is still rather large. But in bookstores it seems a little different. Take …

Monday Runaround – Librarian Hordes

ScheduleWatch: Making what was unofficial, official, CLiNT magazine has moved to a nine-issues-a-year frequency. LibraryWatch: Announced at the American Library Association’s annual conference in New Orleans, the Shreve Memorial Library in Shreveport, LA, has won a $20,000 graphic novel collection, …

Borders Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

And there goes the other shoe. Today, Borders filed for Chapter 11 protection in New York. Which means that the company can continue trading for now but can ignore any immediate claims on money owed. This comes a month after …

HMV To Close Sixty Stores In UK

HMV is a popular high street multi-media chain that seemed to survive a market that has seen the departure of the likes of Woolworths, Tower Records, Zavvi and Virgin Megastore. It also owns the Waterstones chain of bookstores, that has …

Borders Delay Payments To Publishers – Is Bankruptcy Imminent?

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas. Borders, the national bookstore chain in the USA, have announced that they will be delaying payments to publishers. Borders has been trying to find new financing to avoid breaking the terms of its credit agreements, …