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Cancellations for Marilyn Manor Suggests Problems For IDW and Black Crown

The Cancellation of Marilyn Manor – and the End Of Black Crown at IDW (UPDATE)

Bleeding Cool has been hearing for some time there were issues between comic book publishers IDW and their imprint Black Crown run by former DC Vertigo’s Shelly Bond. And for another month IDW solicitations did not contain any mention of Black Crown titles. Their most recently published title, Eve Stranger is delayed. Issue 3 came […]


IDW Media Holdings Loses Another $1.5 Million in Q3 2019

IDW Media Holdings Loses Another $1.5 Million in Q3 2019

IDW Media Holdings, the parent company of IDW Publishing, continues to lose money, their latest financial report for Q3 2019 reveals. IDWM reported over $1.5 million in losses for the period from May 1st to July 31st, listed in the opening statement of the press release as “a net loss per share of ($0.20) on […]

IDW Brings John Byrne to New York City Comic Con

IDW Brings John Byrne to New York Comic Con

Most comic book publishers bring things like variant covers, t-shirts, statues, pins, and other merchandise as EXCLUSIVES to sell at comic book conventions, but IDW is one-upping all their competitors. The publisher is bringing the actual John Byrne as their New York Comic Con EXCLUSIVE. That’s right, no one knows how, but IDW somehow coaxed […]




New Female Turtle Jennika Finally Dons Her Mask in TMNT #97

New Female Turtle Jennika Finally Dons Her Mask in TMNT #97

Back in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #95, a life-saving procedure using mutagenic ooze and a blood transfusion from Leonardo was used to save the human Jennika, the Foot Clan’s second-in-command to Splinter, from a near-fatal stab wound from Oroku Karai. But in addition to saving her life, the procedure transformed Jennika into a mutant turtle […]



Going Antiviral: Robert Grossman's "Life on the Moon"

Going Antiviral: Robert Grossman’s “Life on the Moon”

“From the moment when living organisms appeared in the seas billions of years ago, they seemed driven by an instinctive urge to move beyond their own environment. Out of the dark waters they groped across aeons, toward the light and land and air.” —Time Magazine, December 6, 1968 “When “Comrade” Nixon finally emerged from the […]

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

“Contra” and “Bomberman” Board Games Licensed by Konami

In 2020, Blacklist Games and IDW Games will be looking to release board games based on the Contra and Bomberman franchises, respectively. These two franchises are owned and licensed by Konami Cross Media NY, and are based on video games. The release is geared towards North American crowds. Contra is a run-and-gun arcade game released […]

Star Trek: Picard Gets a Comic Book Prequel from IDW

Star Trek: Picard Gets a Comic Book Prequel from IDW

IDW will publish a three-issue prequel comic tying into CBS’s Star Trek: Picard in November, CBS revealed in a press release. Star Trek: Picard – Countdown will be written by Mike Johnson along with Picard producer Kirsten Beyer, exploring a life-changing mission for the titular captain. In addition to the comic, Simon & Schuster Gallery […]


Sal Buschema Returns for Backup Story in IDW's Rom: Dire Wraiths #1

Sal Buscema Returns for Backup Story in IDW’s Rom: Dire Wraiths #1

At San Diego Comic-Con, IDW revealed plans to launch a brand new Rom series called Rom: Dire Wraiths. Today, IDW sent out a press release packed with details on the series, which is set to launch in October, and amongst those details is the news that legendary comic book artist Sal Buscema will contribute art […]


Sophie Campbell to Write and Draw TMNT After 100th Issue

Sophie Campbell to Write and Draw TMNT After 100th Issue

A lot has been changing in IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with the creation of a new female turtle, Jennika, in TMNT #95 driving up prices for the issue on eBay. Jennika, second in command of Splinter, who has been running the Foot Clan since Shredder’s death, was stabbed by Karai after turning down an […]

IDW: The Next 20 Years

Notes and Photos from the IDW: The Next 20 Years Panel at San Diego

John Barber, writer and former editor, moderated a panel of creators to discuss what the San Diego based publisher has coming up after reflecting on two decades in the industry so far. Barber began by discussing some recent developments including bringing on “the best English language comic of the last 35 years,” with Stan Sakai […]

Has IDW Bought Sunday Press Books?

Confirmed: IDW Has ‘Acquired’ Sunday Press Books

Publisher’s Weekly has confirmed what Bleeding Cool told you two days ago, that IDW has acquired Sunday Press Books. Well, Publisher’s Weekly says that IDW bought Sunday Press, but from what we understand, ‘acquire’ is a more accurate term. They state that Sunday Press Books founder Peter Maresca will continue to oversee the publishing program while […]

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Star Trek: Voyager Heads to Mirror Universe in new IDW Comic

Star Trek: Voyager is about to go where no Voyager comic book has gone before. IDW Publishing has announced a new comic book series launching in October, billing it as the first-ever comic book foray of Star Trek: Voyager into the Mirror Universe, because everything is a first of something. The crew of the ship […]