Tag Archives: hardcover

What If There Was A Printing Problem With A DC Absolute Volume But No One Spotted It For Three Years?

The Absolute format has been a pretty popular one for DC Comics. Started by Scott Dunbier at DC/Wildstorm and inspired by the French collections of American comics, it collects a goodly sized run of comics, around 12 issues, in hardcover, in …

Amazon Glitchwatch: The British Library Comics Unmasked – When The Hardcover Is Cheaper Than The Paperback

Last night I bought the British Library Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy exhibition book from the library bookstore. Along with the Jamie Hewlett T-Shirt. They are great. More on that later, and also what I was doing there so late. …

Frank Miller and Walt Simonson’s Robocop Vs. Terminator Back In Print – And Launching Dark Horse’s ‘Artist’s Edition’ Line

It is one of my favourite time travel stories. Indeed, for me, it reinvented the idea of time travel in the same way that Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and, later, Steve Moffat‘s Continuity Errors would do. And what Frank …

Marvel Criticised Over Paper Quality Of Infinity And Other Hardcovers

Of late, Marvel has been ruling the roost when it comes to collecting their comic books, with book after book being considered far superior to DC Comics’ equivalent binding. But there is a new battle on the horizon it seems, …

Wolverine And The X-Men Omnibus… And Friends

Only a month ago, the Omnibus Collector was wishing for a Wolverine & The X-Men Omnibus, collecting Jason Aaron’s run on the title. Well, it looks as if your wishes have been granted for next June. Marvel are preparing for …

Rocket Raccoon And Groot Get Their Own Prose Novel, Infinity Gauntlet Gets An Omnibus And… The Future Of The Ultimate Universe?

The Hachette Group’s catalogues for distributing Marvel’s titles have gone live for the end of 2014. Obviously, much of what is listed are what we’d expect but there are a few outliers in there. Guardians Of The Galaxy and Marvel’s …

The Zenith Hardcovers Begin To Arrive…

Bleeding Cool reader Greg Smyth has his copy… has yours arrived yet? And has Grant Morrison’s lawyer got his? Well, ex-2000AD editor David Bishop has his…

Zenith Hardcover To Ship In About Two Weeks

  The limited edition Zenith hardcover from Rebellion, planned to be sent out to 1000 buyers in December will be shipping a couple of months early, I’m told. In two short weeks. Rebellion got the copies early from the printers …

Marvel To Reduce Premiere Hardcover Line

When Marvel’s trade paperback collection begain in earnest about twelve years ago, there were a few distinct formats. The phonebook, a black and white collection of thirty or so issues, the colour trade paperback with around six issues, the hardcover …

The Marvel AR Wolverine Vs Captain America Fight Of The AVX Hardcover… And CM Punk

Towards the end of this article is an exclusive piece of Marvel AR from the Avengers Vs X-Men hardcover. If you would like to experience it properly, with the volume in question, then turn away now. But if you want …

Tuesday Runaround – Kick Assed

GlitchWatch: Kick Ass 2 hardcover gets a 50% discount from Amazon UK… a greater discount than many retailers pay… VolunteerWatch: The kind of industry story that will warm your heart. Imagine this: 300 people—some on foot, some in vehicles including …

Archaia To Publish Hardcovers For Free Comic Book Day Every Year

It was the clear winner of Free Comic Book Day. Depsite thousands and thousands of copies being given away for free, it sells on eBay for up to $13. The Mouse Guard hardcover was a hit, with six short original …

Where To Get Your Free Comic Book Day Comics Online – Mouse Guard, Buffy, Star Wars And Finding Gossamyr

For the Buffy/Aliens/Alabaster Wolves/The Guild comic, click here, and sign up to Dark Horse digital if you haven’t yet. Available until the end of May. For the Star Wars/Alabaster Wolves/Serenity comic, click here. Same rules apply. David Petersen will be …

DC’s Binding For Jack Kirby “A Significant Improvement”

Bleeding Cool has been following the comparison between Marvel and DC on the manufacture of their hardcovers, and managed to wring a promise out of Dan DiDio that DC’s process would be improved in the near future. And with New …

Six Uses For A Mouse Guard Free Comic Book Day Hardcover

It is an impressive volume for no money…

Marvel, The $4.99 20 Page Comic And Amazon

With books such as Marvel’s Wolverine And The X-Men HC collecting four issues of 20 page comics (rather than the seven issues on the Amazon’s listing), shipping yesterday for a whopping $19.99, some readers are in revolt. Not so much …

Punisher Hardcover Delivers Less Than It Promises

Here’s the new Punisher Premier Hardcover, just bought by a Bleeding Cool reader. Promising much! From the back cover;   And the Amazon listing for same.   But on unsealing and opening the book and then reading the indicia Which …

Now Infinite Crisis Gets An Omnibus – And The New 52 Class Divide

It seems only yesterday that we discovered that the Invisibles Omnibus was on the way. Now we see Infinite Crisis Omnibus is on the way too. Collecting Day of Vengeance #1-6, Day of Vengeance: Infinite Crisis Special #1, Rann/Thanagar War …