Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

25 Mar 2020

Comic Book Preview - Marvel Action: Avengers #1

Year two of IDW's Year two of Marvel Action: Avengers begins this Wednesday with the release of a new #1, and you can check out the official preview here… Grab your favorite teammate and strap in for ...

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25 Mar 2020

The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus - On Tuesday

I have been writing this article for almost twenty-four hours. Been talking to senior comic book industry figure after another. The problem is, the second I get a hold of what might actually be going ...

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25 Mar 2020

Asterix creator Albert Uderzo dies at 92

French comic-book artist, who created Asterix with the writer René Goscinny, dies at home 'from a heart attack unrelated to the coronavirus' ...

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25 Mar 2020

Diamond UK Holding Onto This Week's Comics for Safe Keeping

While US comic book retailers were allowed to sell this week's comic books from Monday (if they could get them) ahead of a number of lockdowns on Tuesday evenings, and able to fulfil mail orders since ...

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25 Mar 2020

World Largest Comics Distributor Diamond Distributors Will Cease Shipping Indefinitely From 1 April

Your weekly pull-list is in jeopardy. Diamond Comic Distributors, the distributor for some of the most beloved comic book titles including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, Boom! Studios, and Dynamite, ...

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21 Mar 2020

Comic Book Preview - Angel + Spike #10

Angel + Spike #10 hits comic book stores this coming Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the issue here courtesy of Boom! Studios… Spike and his, uh, Team Spike of Fred, Gunn & their ...

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21 Mar 2020

David Bowie's Life in Comics

The dialogue is sparse, too, consisting mainly of characters making mutual introductions, and the majority of the story is narrated through a kind of comic-book equivalent of a voiceover. From Bowie: ...

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21 Mar 2020

Get a First Look at Ghosted in LA #10

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Ghosted in LA #10, the latest issue in the original comic book series from GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Sina Grace, who will also be illustrating this ...

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21 Mar 2020

Comic Con Cape Town: SA's biggest pop culture event postponed to April 2021

They are just as disappointed as we are and we will keep you updated on all 2021 guest announcements in due course". The organisers confirmed earlier this year that Comic Book Illustrator and Artist, ...

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21 Mar 2020

Dynamite celebrates the 10th Anniversary of GREEN HORNET with a new series

"The Green Hornet is one of the first heroes that built the foundation of the comics industry, and we've been proudly publishing his adventures for 10 years now. I couldn't be happier with this new ...

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21 Mar 2020

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Read the first issue of MONEY SHOT before grabbing the trade paperback

You're going to read this book for more than five minutes is what I'm saying." Isaacs stated: "I think it's really important to have more representations of sexuality that isn't presented as dirty and ...

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21 Mar 2020

Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak Diamond Comic Distributors announced Thursday that Free Comic Book Day 2020 is officially postponed. Check out this story on ...

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20 Mar 2020

Amazing Fantasy #15, Unique Play Station Console Lift Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction Beyond $10.75 Million

One of the finest known copies of the issue in which Spider-Man made his first appearance soared to $795,000, boosting the final total for Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction to $10,760,781 March 5-8 in Dallas, Texas.

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20 Mar 2020

Brand New High Grade CGC Magazines in Pedigree Comics' April Grand Auction

This auction will also feature a low to mid-grade consignment of early Silver Age Marvels, including almost every key, from a collection out of Norfolk, Virginia

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20 Mar 2020

Top 15 prices for comic books in Heritage Auctions’ March Comics Auction went to lots carrying CGC grades.

Nearly 40 collectors made bids for Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel, 1962) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages​ until it sold for $795,000 to claim top-lot honors in the sale.

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20 Mar 2020

CGC Announces Temporary Change for Show Submitters

CGC realizes many people are missing the opportunity to submit comic books to CGC at shows. So CGC has adjusted its membership privileges to allow even FREE CGC MEMBERS to submit directly to CGC headquarters.

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20 Mar 2020

'Avengers': Marvel Could Be Setting Up the Big-Screen Return of the Infinity Stones

But much of the Phase 4 slate feels like it's designed to follow up with existing players, such as Falcon, Scarlet Witch, and Doctor Strange. If an upcoming comic book arc is any indication, however, ...

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20 Mar 2020

Outlawed #1 Is a Sharp Debut for Marvel's Teen 'Civil War'

Outlawed #1 by writer Eve L. Ewing (Ironheart) and illustrator Kim Jacinto (Savage Avengers) takes aim at what might be one of the most overlooked and potentially controversial notions in comic books: ...

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20 Mar 2020

Rob Liefeld's GI Joe: Snake Eyes and TMNT Annual Come to IDW June 2020 Solicitations

In 1984, Living Legend Larry Hama and artist Steve Leialoha made a huge noise in the comic-book industry with the release of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #21 "Silent Interlude" - the now-famous ...

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18 Mar 2020

Image Comics Makes All New Comics Ordered Returnable - But Will Marvel Or DC?

Brian Hibbs, one of the leading comic book retailers in the direct market, co-founder of ComicsPRO and the man who created the Final Order Cut-Off system after a successful class lawsuit against ...

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