Author: Ian Melton



X-Men #2, 2099 Variant Printing Problem With No Beginning or End…

In working my way through a great stack of books today that I got, I ran into a problem reading one book in particular… X-Men #2, the 2099 variant cover by Ron Lim version, that came home with me was missing the first four pages, and the last four pages… Back of the front cover […]




Excalibur, Bloodshot, and Venom Sell Out – The Back Order List

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop gets in the weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell our fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more.  […]


DC Giants are Keeping the Same Amount of Content, Just Over Fewer Issues

So last week, Bleeding Cool looked at the DC Giant line and wondered if, as the DC Previews solicits showed, the line was going from a monthly shipping schedule, when exclusive to Walmart, to a bi-monthly release schedule? Now that the DC Giants are just shipping early to Walmart, with exclusive “reprint covers”, but still […]

Sean Gordon Murphy on the Future of White Knight - And Scott Snyder

Sean Gordon Murphy on the Future of White Knight – And Scott Snyder

There are few alternate reality books that last long as publications, but Sean Gordon Murphy’s Batman White Knight is one of the exceptions that fans very much enjoy reading, month after month, despite it not fitting into the DC Canon (whatever the current timeline is now…).  The book had a very successful sold out run […]


So Are the DC Giants shipping on a Bi-Monthly Schedule?

Are the DC Giants Shipping on a Bi-Monthly Schedule?

A month ago the DC Giant books (which most call the DC Walmart books because they were exclusive to Walmart for over a year) stopped being exclusive to Walmart and were available to order into comic book shops but also still available at Walmart.  Instead of being exclusive to Walmart, the Walmart versions now have […]


Talking with Skottie Young

Talking with Skottie Young: Leaving Deadpool and Working Hard on Middlewest

Earlier this summer I got a chance to talk and ask some  questions of the great Skottie Young at ACE Comic Con in Seattle.  Due to technical issues this video was unusable until now.  All the parts of this interview are still timely though as Skottie Young hints at his upcoming Marvel project and talks […]

Donny Cates, God Country, Guardians, and Punk Rock; Talking with Geoff Shaw

Donny Cates, God Country, Guardians, and Punk Rock; Talking with Geoff Shaw

Earlier this summer I got a chance to talk and ask questions of Geoff Shaw at ACE Comic Con in Seattle.  Due to technical issues this video was unusable until now.  All the parts of this interview are still timely though as Geoff Shaw talks about his history and future working on comics. Highlights include: […]




Keeping It Fresh 8 Years In, Rose City Comic-Con 2019

Keeping It Fresh 8 Years In, Rose City Comic-Con 2019

(Please note this interview was conducted the week before Rose City Comic-Con and due to technical issues we haven’t been able to publish it until now. Any and all questions and answers that follow were obtained before the convention and do not cover anything that  happened after the interview at the convention, 9/13 – 9/15/2019, […]

Stumptown’s Premiere in “Stumptown”, the new Oni TV Series debuts at RCCC

“Stumptown” Cast Talk Spandex, Show’s Diversity & Great Food

Following the Stumptown premiere at Rose City Comic-Con (RCCC), the audience was treated to a rare Q&A with creator Greg Rucka, executive producers Jason Richmond and Matt Olmsted, and most of the cast – including Tantoo Cardinal, Cole Sibus, Adrian Martinez, Camryn Manheim, and Michael Ealy. Rucka took the stage first, to thunderous applause, followed […]