James Tynion The Fourth… To Launch Fourth Series From Boom

James Tynion IV is a young writer on the rise. A protégé of Scott Snyder, he's graduated from writing back-ups in the Bat-office to helming two upcoming June mini-relaunch DC titles, Hellblazer with Ming Doyle and Dark Universe, as well being one of the writers behind Batman Eternal.  He's also branched out into the original series […]

Boom Commits To Multi-Year Publishing Deal For James Tynion's The Woods

Boom Studios is definitely been upping their original series of late with the likes of Lumberjanes, Sirens, Wild's End, Hexed and Translucid. And one of them was The Woods by Batman writer James Tynion IV. Boom's best original series launch since Waid's Irredeemable, itself broken by George Perez' Sirens. With a nicked-from-Image Comics first collection for $9.99 price point, and […]

DC's Bombshell Covers Top This Week's Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! I'm […]

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 11th May 2014 – Eternally Still Yours

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the "Wednesday Warriors", those who can't wait to the weekend to get this week's comics. We salute you, and the keenness you bring to your […]

Speculator Corner – Southern Bastards, Nailbiter, Dead Letters And The Woods

The instant sellout, instant aftermarket of Image Comics titles are back, as the publisher pauses on making launches returnable if retailers order lots (returning later this year with Outkast). As a result, retailers are returning to their conservative ordering policies. Which is why, a week after publication, Southern Bastards #1 is now a twelve dollar […]