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When Deadpool Macks On To The New Thor – 8 Exclusive Covers From Hastings

The largest direct market comic store in the US, Hastings, has a batch of new variant editions for upcoming Marvel, Image and IDW titles… let’s take a peek. Deadpool welcomes the new female Thor to the Marvel Universe as you …

Hastings Intends To Merge With NECA

In 2010 when we covered the launch of the Hastings Entertainment stores, we pondered if it was basically the first national chain of comic book stores. Now the multimedia entertainment retailer has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger …

Cover Variance: Rob Liefeld’s Solar Man Of The Atom, J Scott Campbell’s Connecting Spider-Man Covers And So Much More

Here’s a look at some upcoming variant covers from a variety if publishers… first up, Rob Liefeld‘s covers for Solar Man Of The Atom #1. Any retailer who increases their initial orders of Solar #1 by 20% can order as …

Exclusive Swamp Thing Sofubi Vinyl Figure From Hastings, If You Have $150 Spare

This is the twelve inch Sofubi Swamp Thing vinyl figure from Bear Model and Medicom Toy, limited to 300 pieces. Exclusive to Hastings, it is sporting a $150 price tag. The swamp creature features a mold by Bear Model and …

Cover Variance: Wolverine Labbit Vs My Little Pony – Who’d Win?

Two upcoming variant covers from Hastings, a Marvel Wolverine Labbit to kick off the new Wolverines series, and a My Little Pony…

Cover Variance: Labbits Come To Marvel, Via Hastings

Hastings, the largest direct market comic book store chain in the world, has announced a new run of exclusive covers, in a deal with Marvel and Kidrobot. They begin with Superior Spider-Man and feature the Marvel range of Labbit vinyl …

Bargain Of The Day: Fall Of The Mutants Omnibus Down From $100 To $16

It may be used, but reports on conditions have been positive. Hastings is selling the $1o0 Fall Of The Mutants X-Men Omnibus for $15 if you add the DEALOFTHEDAY codeword when picking it up, plus a dollar postage. It is …

Cover Variance: Jim Lee’s Sandman

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is running a retailer membership drive. After announcing DCBS and Things From Another World as their first comic store corporate sponsors, they will be giving exclusive CBLDF variant covers to retailer members who sign …

If Deadpool Was An 8-Bit Video Game…

He’s already in one video game. Looks like he may be getting another. Greedy sod. Welcome to a Hastings variant cover for Deadpool. I’m on the way back from the pub. I hope I’m making sense.

Welcome To Kansas – Dream Thief Hits Hastings

Next week sees the debut release of Dream Thief by Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood from Dark Horse. And also Dream Merchant from Image Comics. But more of that later. That said, Hastings has taken an interest in Dream Thief.  …

Hastings Puts Its Comics Online – Including The Variants

Bleeding Cool first broke the story that Hasting was to become the USA’s largest chain of comic stores, when it gave over a hundred of its stores Diamond accounts and started stocking comics in depth. And we’ve been following its …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Hastings From Kevin Eastman

There are certain Bleeding Cool readers who pay for their weekly comics bill by picking up a couple of Hasting exclusive covers when they know they’re out and flipping them on eBay. And fair play to them. Until the Variant …

Captain America Fights Bigotry, Censorship And Terrorism At Hastings

Here’s the Hastings variant edition of Captain America #1 for Marvel NOW! Of course this does behoove me to point out that Hastings were signees supporting internet censorship… Also, probably not a good place for Rivera to add his name… also, is …

Don’t Buy The Avengers DVD/Blu-Ray/Uncanny Avengers Hastings Exclusive Combo

This is the Uncanny Avengers #1 Hastings Cover/Avengers Blu Ray combo deal for $49.99. Bleeding Cool recommends that you do NOT buy it. Why? Because tomorrow it will be $39.99. And that’s much more like it. Available to order online, …

Hastings Variant Cover For My Little Pony #1

Bleeding Cool has been running a number of stories of the Hastings variant covers for comic books, sold exclusively at Hastings stores in certain parts of America, There have been all sorts of appealing covers before, from True Blood to …

Uncanny Avengers #1 From Hastings Selling For $35 – If You Can Find One!

It’s not even available in stores yet. But the Hastings exclusive Uncanny Avengers #1 cover is already selling for $35 on eBay. Easy pickings if you live near a store, yes? Not necessarily… One reader writes; Actually Rich, the Hastings …

The Doctor Cosplays As Himself On Doctor Who #1 Hastings Variant Cover

The scarf from Fourth. The trousers from Fifth. The jumper from Seventh. The cuffs of Eight Three. The coat of Tenth. The ring and stick of One. While Amy wears the coat of Six, the cravat of Eight and the …

Hastings Launches A Nationwide Pullbox

Well, nationwide-ish. Mostly in the South. Twenty states. Bleeding Cool has been following the progress of Hastings, a multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, moving into comic book store territory. Increasing massively the stock and knowledge base of 138 stores, and creating …