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Dynamite Third For Per-Capita Marketshare For January 2020, Ablaze Beats IDW

Dynamite Third For Per-Capita Marketshare For January 2020, Ablaze Beats IDW

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's Monthly 'Per Capita' List.  The usual comics industry marketshare shows how much share of the overall market a comics publisher has. But the Per Capita list takes that figure and divides it by the number of new titles they publish in that month. We've already looked at publisher marketshare in the […]

Archie Comics Editor Victor Gorelick Dies at Age 78

Archie Comics Editor Victor Gorelick Dies at Age 78

The Archie Universe has lost one of its greats, according to publisher Archie Comics. For over sixty years, Victor Gorelick helped shape and create the world of Archie, Riverdale and beyond.  Born in 1941, Victor started his career at Archie Comics fresh out of high school in the art department, where he learned how to […]


Sabrina #1 and Betty and Veronica YA OGN in Archie Comics April 2020 Solicitations

Archie Comics will be launching a new Sabrina: Teenage Witch series as part of their Archie Forever line, Archie's first-ever original young adult graphic novel, Betty and Veronica: The Bonds Of Friendship, and a gaming special, Archie & Friends: Geeks And Games, including the game, Forknite… here are Archie Comics's April 2020 solicitations ARCHIE ARCHIE AND […]


Archie: The Married Life Returns 10 Years On in Archie Comics September 2019 Solicitations

Is Now The Time To Invest In Katy Keene Comics?

With a little under a month to go before Katy Keene makes her fabulous television debut, it's time to ask a tough question. Should you invest in Katy Keene comics? The short answer is yes — Katy Keene doesn't have a lot of key issues, so she's still an attainable goal for many new collectors. […]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]


FOC Preview of Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3

FOC Preview of Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3

Against all odds, it looks like Planet Earth will make it into one more year and one more decade. To celebrate, Archie Comics has released a preview of a comic coming out in January, Cosmo the Mighty Martian #3, by Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, and Jack Morelli. Of course, there's still a chance […]

Josie and the Pussycats in Space #3

Gruesome Alien Horrors Await in Josie and the Pussycats in Space #3 [Preview]

Archie Comics has one book coming out this week, but not to your local comic shop. Instead, it's ComiXology Originals series Josie and the Pussycats in Space that will have its third issue available on the digital comics platform on Thursday. If you're a member of Amazon Prime, a subscriber to ComiXology Unlimited, or have […]

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

I normally wait until the New Year is a little closer. Or even been. But I'm taking the kids ice skating today, and then going to a carol service, so you'll have to behave. Here are the top 100 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool over the past year. Some may be surprising. Others less so. […]

First Look at January's Vampironica: New Blood #2

First Look at January's Vampironica: New Blood #2

Ahead of final order cutoff on Christmas Eve Eve, Archie Comics has released a first look, unlettered preview of Vampironica: New Blood #2, by Frank Tieri, Michael Moreci, Audrey Mok, Lee Loughridge, and Jack Morelli. The mini-series is Archie's second attempt at getting a Vampironica series out on time in the company's beleaguered horror line, […]

First Look at January's Archie vs. Predator 2 #5

First Look at January's Archie vs. Predator 2 #5

Ahead of final order cutoff on Christmas Eve Eve, Archie Comics has released a first look unlettered preview of the final issue of the epic super-mega-crossover event Archie vs. Predator 2 #5. By Alex de Campi, Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Jack Morelli, the issue hits stores on January 15th, but you'll have to let […]


Archie Comics Launches Super Duck - For Grown Ups - in March 2020 Solicitations

Archie Comics Launches Super Duck – For Adults – in March 2020 Solicitations

If you can't publish Darkwing Duck, Donald Duck, Daffy Duck or Howard The Duck, don't worry. Just do your own version, for grown-ups. Ian Flynn, formerly of Archie's Sonic The Hedgehog comics, and Frank Tieri, known for writing the more violent superhero comics at Marvel, have teamed up with artists Ryan Jampole, Matt Herms, Jack […]




All The Items Offered Today on Local Comic Shop Day 2019

Today is Local Comic Shop Day, when local comic shops (bricks and mortar only) get special deliveries of special items with variant covers, exclusive formats or early releases of certain items. See what is waiting for you in your local comic shop – if they are participating, that is. Here are a few doing even […]

Archie Meets the B-52s in Archie Comics February 2020 Solicitations

Archie Meets the B-52s in Archie Comics February 2020 Solicitations

Archie Comics is launching a one-shot crossover with the B-52s… what a band to pull out of the ether… but also continuing the Archie And Katy Keene comic that may have greater appeal as the TV show launches too.   ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #2 (of 5) Katy Keene's musical debut has got everyone talking—unfortunately, […]