Kami Garcia's Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo’s Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

The bestselling young adult graphic novel by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo, Teen Titans: Raven, continues to impress. According to a press release from DC on Wednesday, Teen Titans: Raven will go back to press for a third printing, just two months after being released in July. The success of the graphic novel is good […]

IDW Publishing Makes Less Than 40% of It's Revenue From the Direct Market

As Sales Decline, IDW Increasingly Reliant on Comic Shops for Revenue

Earlier today, Bleeding Cool reported on IDW Media Holdings plans to raise up to $25 million from existing investors by selling them shares of Class B common stock. The news follows an earlier this week that IDW Media Holdings had engaged JP Morgan to assist in “a review of strategic relationships and alternatives to maximize […]

There’s Still Time to Hit Up Nintendo’s New Year’s eShop Sale

We may already be three days into 2019, but if your goal for the year was to get some Switch games on the cheap, Nintendo’s hosting a New Year digital sale on several Switch and 3DS games. The Nintendo New Year sale will run from today to January 10, 2019 at 8:59 am PT. Unlike […]

ComiXology Slashes (and Burns) Prices for Wolverine: Greatest Cuts Sale

Next week, Wolverine is back, and his claws are hotter than a James Brown Celebrity Hot Tub party! In celebration of this momentous occasion, ComiXology is running a sale on Wolverine comics for its Wolverine: Greatest Cuts sale. Here’s some books you may want to consider picking up to get ready for the stabby Cannuck’s […]

Marvel is Holding a BOGO Digital Comics Sale on their Entire Library

Marvel Comics is celebrating Labor Day by offering discounts on their entire collection of digital comics produced under work for hire agreements of varying fairness. From today until September 6th, every single comic or collection purchased on either Marvel’s digital store or ComiXology earns you an additional digital comic for free. In a press release, […]

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Monster Hunter: World Tops PS4 Digital Sales in Japan for Third Week Running

Sony Interactive Entertainment released its ranking for PS4 sales on the Japanese PlayStation Store related to the week between February 5th and February 11th. The top twenty were: Monster Hunter: World Dynasty Warriors 9 Dragon Ball FighterZ Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Abzu Undertale Shadow of the Colossus Firewatch Simple DL Series G4U Vol. […]

It’s Mickey Mouse’s Birthday, And Uniqlo Is Giving YOU The Presents!

Walt Disney‘s Mickey Mouse first graced the silver screen on November 18th, 1928, in the animated short Steamboat Willie; but after 87 years, over 130 films, and and an Academy Award, “The Mouse” still looks as good as ever. In lieu of cake and candles, fashion designer/manufacturer/retailer Uniqlo is offering fans some very cool “birthday […]

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DC Super Hero Girls’ First Graphic Novel Has Now Sold Over 100,000 Copies

Bleeding Cool has been listening through the Publishers Weekly podcast, where the site interviews DC Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee discuss some about how DC is doing in terms of sales and in terms of upcoming projects. One interesting element has been the comment from Jim Lee on the DC Superhero Girls line, a […]

IDW Blames “Market Leaders” (I.E. Marvel) For Revenue Drop In Financial Report

IDW released its quarterly financial report for the three months ending on July 31, showing a big drop in revenue and profits. Net income was down over 91% from the previous year. IDW reported its decreased overall income: Income from operations decreased by ($2,321,000) for the three months ended July 31, 2017 compared to the […]

Nick Spencer On Comics Sales Slump: Industry Has Survived Much Much Worse

Superstar writer Nick Spencer has heard the reports of the comics industry’s demise, and he thinks they’re a bit premature. 2017 has been a down year for comics, and Bleeding Cool reported last week that comics sales had “fallen off a cliff” with August’s Diamond Sales Charts. But according to Spencer, everything is basically fine. […]

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South Philly Comics Closes As Local Media Spotlights Area Shops

As the comics industry continues to suffer from sluggish sales, South Philly Comics is closing its doors on September 3rd. The store will hold a funeral for itself on Sunday, which has prompted a story in local media outlet BillyPenn that offers an interesting perspective on what some might call the unique quirks of the […]

Her Universe’s Must Have Monday Deal: Studio Ghibli

Fandom fashion brand Her Universe continues to carry some of the most interesting licenses for their clothing and accessory lines.  Champions of the social media sales game, the folks at HU posted their newest set of “Monday Must Haves”, which just happen to be from their Studio Ghibli line. Fans of the classic animated feature […]

The Marvel Monsoon Versus The DC Drought

Marvel Legacy is on the horizon now, and, with it, Marvel is promising fewer titles and a return of the classic heroes. This seems unsurprising as their attempts to add new heroes and diversify their cast has been met with fan outcries, and their shipments to stores in North America have taken a drop. The […]

Did Secret Empire #1 Sell Less Than Half As Many Copies As Civil War II #1?

Diamond’s sales charts hit earlier this week, prompting a sequel to last month’s controversy wherein everyone wondered whether DC’s Button crossover running through Batman and The Flash actually beat Secret Empire #1 in total unit sales once the lenticular and non-lenticular versions of the DC comics were added together, just as they did last month. […]

No, 30 Marvel Titles Will Not Be Cancelled Based On April’s Sales Numbers

Earlier this year, Marvel Comics held a retailer summit where executives David Gabriel and Axel Alonso did their best to blame a sales slump that began in October on pretty much everything in the universe other than Marvel Comics’ own business practices. In the course of two very unfortunate days where Alonso and Gabriel seemingly spoke […]

Are Marvel’s Comics Suffering From Premature Cancellation?

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran the news that yet another young series from Marvel is getting the chop, this time the current run of Nova, featuring both iterations of the character, by Jeff Loveness and Ramon Pérez with Ian Herring. Hot off the heels of the cancellation of Star-Lord, by Chip Zdarsky, Kris Anka and Matt Wilson, […]