My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he’d just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we would! Mark Smylie, for those of you who are not aware, is the founder of […]
They should mass produce this sign and ship it to branches of Borders worldwide. if there still are branches of Borders worldwide. I know the UK ones went under. Rumours that mass manga and graphic novel theft are to blame have been greatly exaggerated. In the last sentence. Thanks to Consumerist.
Is this a show of confidence? Or one of desperation? Comic book publishers have been told that this week, Diamond will resume sending books to Borders. Before the bankruptcy announcements, Diamond had suspended all sales. However Diamond has told publishers that Borders are still not sending back returns, so this is still a precarious position. […]
MiddleEastWatch: Dez Skinn and Kef Sutherland are back from a trip to the United Arab Emirates for the Comics and Literacy. I was actually out there for a meetings-packed week, laying the foundations for a major event about which more to follow. ShopWatch: Borders keeps on delaying those payments… MarriageWatch: Peter Milligan on the John […]
Today, Diamond Book Distributors informed publishers that, as of last week, they had stopped supplying graphic novels/collections to the Borders bookstore chain. They confirmed that this was as result of Borders suspending payments to suppliers, and this included Diamond. I cannot emphasise the seriousness of this situation enough. Most comics publishers use Diamond Book Distribution, […]
Across the USA on December the 1st, on World AIDS Day, Borders are holding a number of instore events to benefit Lifebeat, an AIDS awareness nonprofit organisation. And are recruiting the great and good of pop culture for store performances and signings, with 25% of all proceeds going towards Lifebeat. And, in New York and […]
Chris Claremont, recreator of the X-Men in the seventies, eighties and nineties, will be doing a special book signing at Borders on Penn Plaza, in New York. next Wednesday at 7.30PM. It’s part of a nationwide serveis of events at the Borders bookstore chain on that date to commemorate World AIDS Day and raise money […]