Tag Archives: october

Walking Dead Takes The Top Spot Thanks To Loot Crate, Ms Marvel Is The Best Selling Collection And Marvel Takes Back Some Marketshare From DC Comics In October 2014

It’s time for another look at the cold hard statistics of the North American direct market for comic stores, as supplied by Diamond Comic Distributors. Last month, DC Comics took the marketshare top spot from Marvel Comics, a position they …

Image Comics’ October Marketshare Jumps To 12.28%

I understand that October comic book marketshare for North American direct market stores, to be revealed later this week, will reveal that Image Comics will have a unit marketshare of 12.28%. Which means that Image has a 12.28% of all …

Marvel And DC Comics Ch-Ch-Changes For October And November

So we missed a couple of weeks on the road. Here are a few solicitation changes from Marvel and DC comic books, past and present. Just in case you wanted to change your mind about anything… Green Lanterns: New Guardians …

The October Loot Crate – Will Walking Dead #132 Top October’s Charts Now?

The new Loot Crate subscription box for October includes a variant edition of this month’s issue of The Walking Dead #132. Given that around 150,000 of these boxes go out and that these orders for Diamond exclusive publishers such as …

The Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration, A New Anthology Comic Beginning In October

  Beginning in October, the new and the old, 75 years after the publication of Marvel Comics #1 in 1939, the comic that would give the publisher its name decades later. Bruce Timm adapts Captain America Foils the Traitor’s Revenge, the prose …

Valiant’s Bloodshot Will Return In October

It became Bloodshot And The H.A.R.D. Corps. It just finished last week with issue 23. It will be replaced in months to come with the Armor Hunters: Bloodshot mini-series. But, have no fear, Bloodshot #24 without anything else in its …

Samurai Jack Joins Doctor Who, Khan And My Little Pony As Locke & Key Comes To An End In IDW’s October Solicitations For 2013

Here are IDW’s solicitations for October 2013, with a new Samurai Jack comic, the end of Locke & Key and Half Past Danger, with Dave Sim‘s variant cover for the former above… a new superhero series from John Byrne that …

Five Image Comics Debut In October – And One Of Them Does It Five Times

A new month of solicitations, and all eyes turn to Image Comics’s debuts, expanding and diversifying the line, especially considering recent prominent successes. The question is, which of these will be underordered the most? Special congratulations to Kieron Gillen for …

Seven Comics Solicited From Matt Kindt In October… So Far

At the beginning of 2012, Matt Kindt was considered a minor comic book creator, with some critical hits to his name such as the ten year old, Pistolwhip graphic novel, Two Sisters and the Super Spy webcomic, and a recentish …

The Arms Of Michael Costa And The Return Of Doctor Octopus In All New X-Men, Indestructible Hulk And Superior Spider-Man

Michael Costa is best known for his War Of Warcraft comics. Possibly his Transformers and GI Joe comics. Maybe his Jack Hawksmoor comic if you can remember that far back. He wrote the Blackhawks book for the New 52. But …

Sorry Folks, Astonishing X-Men Is Cancelled In October… But Astonishing Captain America Is Back, Renamed

We ran rumours of this the other week. But sadly it’s true, Astonishng X-Men, the comic that gave us Joss Whedon and John Cassaday on X-Men and later the marriage of Northstar and Kyle that hit the headlines internationally, is …

What In The World Is Up With The Ultimate Universe? – Here Comes Cataclysm!

Let’s have a solicitation from Marvel for October. CATACLYSM #0.1 CLASSIFIED! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 Okay, and another. Hunger #4 (of 4) JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV (W) LEONARD KIRK (A) Cover by ADI GRANOV THE BEGINNING OF THE END??? • Has …

Marvel Knights: X-Men, Spider-Man And Hulk For The End Of 2013

Marvel has told Newsarama that they are relaunching the Marvel Knights imprint, for new mini-series Spider-Man by Matt Kindt and Marco Rudy in October, X-Men by Brahm Revel in November, and Hulk by Joe Keatinge and Piotr Kowalski in December. …

What Is DC Not Telling You About October’s Solicitations?

Yesterday, DC Comics released their full solicitations for comics shipping in October. Or did they? I understand that there is something coming October from DC that has been deliberately missed out. It could be a continuing Villain book from September, …

A Few Thoughts About Those Early DC October Covers – Who Wears The Batman Cowl In Forever Evil?

Justice League 3000 #1 seems to be using the classic Teen Titans #1 pose. is that a hint? Could they feature Donna and Wally? Cloned? The Superboy on the Teen Titans cover is not the pre-Flashpoint Superboy but more likely …

Sandman: Overture Gets A Double Page Foldout – Those October 2013 Vertigo Solicitations In Full

Well, it clearly worked for Superman Unchained. The Sandman: Overture is getting a double page interior foldout splash in the first issue. We’re getting Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny as well as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and more… …

Krypton Returns To The DC Universe

Krypton blew up decades ago. We all know that. Superman was sent, as a baby, from a doomed planet to Earth. Turns out it might not have been quite as doomed as we thought. In October, DC Comics are starting …

Exactly Why Walking Dead #103 Sold So Well In October

Bleeding Cool made note of Walking Dead #103 hitting ninth place in the October sales charts, without having eleven variant covers, but have noticed a few people questioming as to why that issue did so well. Here are the three …