Author: Ian Melton




Origins & Secrets of The Kill Lock; Talking With Livio Ramondelli Part 1

Origins & Secrets of The Kill Lock; Talking With Livio Ramondelli Part 1

The Kill Lock launched right after Christmas last month from writer, artist, and creator Livio Ramondelli, published by IDW.  A unique approach, and great beginning for a new sci-fi tale, Livio took the time to talk with Bleeding Cool about this brand new mini-series, as well as his past work and career in a two-part […]







So Why Were the Incoming #1 Damage Replacement Copies Destroyed?

So Why Were Copies of Marvel Comics’ Incoming #1 Destroyed Anyway?

It’s the week before Christmas, and the comics were apparently not delivered with care, as Marvel Comics’ big Christmas anthology setting up the rest of 2020, Incoming #1 (semi-spoilers here), has damages, and replacement copies are not there.  Especially for a top book from Marvel or DC, a small percentage of copies are set aside by […]





Dawn Of X Keeps Selling Out!   - The Back Order List 11/27/2019 & 12/4/2019

Dawn Of X Keeps Selling Out! – The Back Order List 11/27/2019 & 12/4/2019

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.  […]

Diamond Adds Security For When Comic Shops Phone It In

Diamond Adds Security For When Comic Shops Phone It In

It may be ironic since Diamond Comic Distributors dropped a massive leak of retailers’ details and order numbers the other week by e-mail. But Diamond has announced to retailers that they are increasing security matters on phonecalls. Specifically that Diamond is taking additional steps to ensure the security of telephone communications with Diamond when retailers seek […]



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The Marvel Variant Covers at Walmart are “True” Variant Covers Now

Walmart started putting Marvel 3 Packs in stores a few years ago, and in response DC upped the commitment starting up the new Giant line that used to be Walmart exclusive, and now is early shipped to Walmart with variant covers. Marvel responded a few months back by selling Walmart a new approach for the […]