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$17.1 Million: The Amount of Money IDW Lost in 2019

IDW Loses $26.4 Million in 2019, Projects Profitability in 2021

Comic book publishers are notoriously secretive about their finances. Comic book sales numbers are guestimates based on an opaque index ranking published by Diamond, and that doesn’t include digital sales or bookstore numbers. But as a publicly-traded company, IDW Media Holdings, the parent company of IDW Publishing, releases quarterly financial reports that provide us with […]


Learn Why Winston Joined the Ghostbusters in Ghostbusters: Year One #1

Learn Why Winston Joined the Ghostbusters in Ghostbusters: Year One #1

With a new Ghostbusters movie set to come out this year, fans new and old likely have a lot of questions. Most important among them: will we or will we not be getting another release of Ecto Cooler? Because, for real, if there’s no Ecto Cooler, there’s no way we can support this film. Additionally, […]

IDW Announces New Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Mini for April

IDW Announces New Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Mini for April

Great news for the hardcore fandom of Star Trek, a group colloquially known as Trekbronies, as IDW has announced a new Star Trek: Deep Space Nine comic book mini-series launching this April. From writers David Tipton and Scott Tipton and artist Greg Scott, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice is focused on […]

IDW Ch-ch-Changes to Transformers, Sonic The Hedgehog and Rom: Dire Wraiths

IDW Ch-Ch-Changes to Transformers, Sonic The Hedgehog and Rom: Dire Wraiths

We normally do this for Marvel and DC Comics. But now we find ourselves doing it for IDW Publishing, The changes between solicitation and publication. Transformers Valentine’s Day Special #1, solicited as being written by Patrick Ehlers, Kate Leth & Cohen Edenfield will now be written by Patrick Ehlers & Sara Pitre-Durocher. Transformers #18, solicited […]


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 […]


Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco to Conclude TMNT Story Unfinished for Twenty Years

Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco to Conclude TMNT Story Unfinished for Twenty Years

IDW has been reprinting the 1990s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic by Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco, TMNT: Urban Legends, and it’s all been leading up to pretty radical culmination. Carlson and Fosco are set to write the long-awaited conclusion to the series, which ended in 1999, in a brand-new three-issue story kicking of in […]



IDW Partners with Smithsonian for Graphic Novel Team-Up

IDW Partners with Smithsonian for Graphic Novel Team-Up

IDW Media Holdings and the United States government have a lot in common. For example, both organizations spend a lot of money on G.I. Joe and both have incurred enormous amounts of debt. So it makes perfect sense that IDW Publishing would team up with government-run museum The Smithsonian for a new publishing program to […]

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, […]

IDW Comes Off DriveThruComics

IDW Comes Off DriveThruComics

DriveThruComics is an independent digital comics distributor, separate from the likes of the big boys ComiXology and honestly, until writing this article I’d forgotten it still existed. Naughty me. It has also expanded to specialise in downloadable role-playing games and rebranded as DriveThruRPG. But it does exist and indeed seems to have prospered. It provides […]

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A Tease For Canto And The ClockWork Fairies In March

The all-ages fantasy series Canto by David Booher, Drew Zucker and Vittoria Stone published by IDW is in many end-of-year-end-of-decade-best-of comic book lists. Well, we have a little teaser for the Canto one-shot scheduled from IDW in May –  Canto and the ClockWork Fairies. Set after the events of the first story, it will introduce […]

Sonic the Hedgehog #24 [Preview]

Comics Have No CGI in Sonic the Hedgehog #24 [Preview]

Sonic the Hedgehog hasn’t had a very good year. First, they released that movie trailer with the horrifying CGI sonic with even more horrifying teeth, causing the internet to explode with rage and prompting the studio to redo Sonic’s CGI throughtout the entire movie to look more like the video game. Then, after all of […]

The Kill Lock #1 [Preview]

A Cruel but Creative Punishment in The Kill Lock #1 [Preview]

Christmas Day is tomorrow, which interferes with New Comic Book Day, forcing comics to hit stores on Thursday, December 26th instead. Honestly, how inconsiderate of Baby Jesus to be born on December 25th! It’s a light week for comic releases, with most publishers squeezing out as much as they could the previous week. But there […]

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. […]