Tag Archives: newsstand

Marvel Comics Saying Goodbye To Newsstand?

Breaking the story on Barnes & Noble no longer selling single Marvel comics (but still selling DC, Dark Horse, Archie and the like) seems to have expanded into something larger. Following up on Bleeding Cool’s article, GoodReader has confirmed that …

Diamond Drops Marvel UK Titles

My first superhero comic book I remember buying was a copy of the Fantastic Four weekly in the early eighties, reprinting Lee and Kirby Fantastic Four in black and white, published by Marvel UK and sold at my local newsagent. …

Tuesday Trending Topics: Paper Chase

It’s hard not to draw a symbolic link between one of today’s trending topics and one of yesterday’s — particularly with Mark Waid‘s nostalgic Youtube remembrance of his earliest days of buying comics off the newsstand and starting the comic …

Marvel “Greatly Reduces” Newsstand Distribution

It was only a few years ago that Marvel was following the Panini model by collecting 2-3 copies into one and selling them on newstands for $3.99 or $4.99. It was seen as a solid way to “get them when …

Monday Trending Topics: Marvel Launches A Marvel Family Title, DC Doesn’t

Presuming the titles on this list are accurate, you have to wonder just a little bit about that title. Another chapter in the long, strange, sometimes-troubled history of Marvel-titled comics? Another case of Marvel being Marvel? Maybe a little bit …

Marvel To Change The Face Of Newsstand Comics

Bleeding Cool has been the first to bring you news as to how both Hastings and Barnes & Noble have been massively increasing the amount of comic book material they carry. Well, Marvel seems to have sat up and noticed. …

1936: An Industry On The Brink

The past few years have been good times for comics historians, particularly for those interested in seeing how comics were bought, sold, and read throughout our industry’s history. Google’s Life Magazine archive has been a treasure trove of images of …