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Diamond's Annual Summit C2E2 2018

Diamond’s Annual Summit to Precede C2E2 2018 in Chicago

Both Diamond Comic Distributors, the monopoly distributor of most comic books to the direct market of comic book stores, and ComicsPRO, the retailer advocacy group, are both holding three-day summits in the next couple of months. Some retailers may go to both, many will go to one, most will go to none. But can any […]

ComicsPRO’s Annual Summit to Follow Image Expo 2018 in Portland

Both Diamond Comic Distributors, the monopoly distributor of most comic books to the direct market of comic book stores, and ComicsPRO, the retailer advocacy group, are both holding three-day summits in the next couple of months. Some retailers may go to both, many will go to one, most will go to none. But can any […]


ComicsPRO Industry Awards Announce Nominees, and Honour Dave Hawksworth

ComicsPRO, the trade association for comics speciality retailers, proudly announces the nominees for its annual Comic Industry Awards. The awards honour those people who are or have been the best at what they do, making a significant difference in the business of the comic-book speciality market. There are two categories for the ComicsPRO Awards, the Industry Appreciation […]

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Portlandia Season 8: Armisen and Brownstein Get the Band Back Together

All good things must naturally come to an end (which has still in no way, shape, or form ever made me feel good about the process), and that’s where IFC finds itself with their Portland-set hipster satire series Portlandia. With their eighth and final season only a few months away, co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein […]





Bill Willingham Clarifies New Fantasy Comic Tease From ComicsPRO

At ComicsPRO, F1rst Comics/Devil’s Due teased a new fantasy comic book series for 2017 by Bill Willingham, his first since the end of Fables – but without any more details forthcoming. In comments, replying to Bleeding Cool posters who pointed out a number of similar projects that hadn’t been published, Bill Willingham wrote, I’ll be […]


52 Stories From ComicsPRO – Time To Catch Up On What You Missed Out On

Well, that was a busy few days in Memphis, Tennessee. Here are 52 stories from ComicsPRO – mostly covered by Bleeding Cool but there’s more besides. And bound to be more to come out later in the week… Full house at the Diamond Comics Q&A at @comicspro annual meeting. pic.twitter.com/HxCAnQGKAK — Matthew Price (@nerdage) February […]


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Titan Confirms Publishing European Adaptation Of Millennium Trilogy At ComicsPRO

We mentioned the other week that Titan Comics were publishing the European adaptation of the Millenium Trilogy starting with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. And today, Titan Comics told ComicsPRO that’s exactly what they were doing. And making it part of their Hard Case Comics line, alongside new titles Quarry and Normandy Gold. This […]

Games Workshop’s Blood Bowl Turned Into Comics By Titan, Announced At ComicsPRO

Titan Comics and Games Workshop have announced a new comic book series, Blood Bowl: More Guts, More Glory, at ComicsPRO, based on the runaway board game and videogame. Blood Bowl is set in an alternate version of the Warhammer universe – one where brutal chaos and inter-species rivalries are settled on the football pitch, rather than on […]

Oni Announce $1 Issues And $10 TPBs At ComicsPRO

At ComicsPRO in Memphis, Tennesse, they announced the next round of theu=ir SQUARE ONE $1 first issues and $10 TPBsSQUARE ONE $1 first issues in stores June 7 Another Castle #1 Writer: Andrew Wheeler Artist/Colorist/Cover Artist: Paulina Ganucheau Synopsis: Get the first issue of this high-stakes all-ages fantasy series for $1!Princess Misty of Beldora longs for a more […]


Image Comics, Officially Going To Portland, Taking An Office In Montgomery Park

In an interview with Oregon radio station OPB, Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson confirmed the stories that Image Comics were moving from Berkeley to Portland, taking offices in Montgomery Park. He told the station that he initially talked to Image Comics partner and founder Erik Larsen about the possibility of moving to Seattle. We moved […]

Hannah Means-Shannon Leaves Dark Horse Comics For Pastures New

Hannah Means-Shannon was editor-in-chief for Bleeding Cool for two years before taking an editorial job at Dark Horse Comics in Portland, and moving from New Jersey. She now is not only leaving Dark Horse – but Portland as well. She writes on Tumblr, A few people, mainly professionals in the industry, have been contacting me […]

Wizard World Portland – Gaming The Comic Book Fan

Ian Melton attended Wizard World Portland Comic Con, Wizard World Portland has grown in size from its first two years in the Rose City and this year was an impressive and fun convention.  It was the second convention to show Wizard World’s shift into video gaming as part of their convention setup, with an impressive […]