This one took a while but Dark Horse has announced that The Star Wars Lucas Draft #1 has sold out. Continue reading “Star Wars Lucas Draft #1 Sold out, print run”
This book has a couple of things going for it. First, it is the first appearance of Goliath, Hank Pim’s return as Giant-Man. But there is more to it than that. Continue reading “Back Issue Speculation: Avengers #28”
The comic signing for Pretty Deadly #1 at Third Eye Comics in Annapolis was a success. Continue reading “Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios signing”
Thanks to Terry Hoknes at www.hoknescomics.com for the
Image Comics seems to have a new strategy of printing very accurate numbers so that their entire line sells out !!
Continue reading “Sold Out Comics for 10/23/13”
Another Wednesday, another week of shelves filled with comic goodness and speculation gold. Here are our picks of the week for 10/23/13 in no particular order.
Continue reading “Comics Picks of the Week for Delivery 10/23/13”
Wednesdays are always so full of promise. Each Wednesday is like Christmas morning, full of promise and anticipation. This Wednesday is no different. There are plenty of good books to look out for that could heat up in the near future. Continue reading “A look ahead to Wednesday: October 23, 2013”
There is a good article over at bleeding cool this evening about trying to sell hot comics at NYCC. Jeremy Konrad writes about taking a stack of comics with him to NYCC to sell to help pay for his trip. Continue reading “Bleeding Cool article: The Evil Of Speculation Unleashed At NYCC”
We are running a series of look ahead this week to new series that may be worth checking out coming up in the next few months. A speculator always need to know what is on the horizon. Here are books coming out from Boom, Dynamite, Dark Horse, and other small publishers (not small press). Continue reading “A look ahead to November and December. Smaller Publishers”
Being a speculator, you have to stay ahead of the game and know what is coming out next week, and the immediate few future weeks. But it does not hurt to know what is coming out in the next couple of months. Here is a look at new books coming out in November and December and may be worth keeping on the radar.
The Diamond Comics Advanced Reorder List can give key insight into what is hot or going to be hot. It’s the list of what is most reordered by retailers before final order cut off and before the books ship. These books could be #2 issues coming off a hot selling #1, and event book, what customers are jazzed about coming into the store, or what retailers are hearing and selling based on what is going on in store or on blogs and message boards.
Continue reading “Diamond Comics Advanced Reorder List for 10/18/13”
As expected, we have been saying this book was going to be good, ONI Press new release by (comicsheatingup.net favorite) Charles Soule Letter 44 has sold out. Continue reading “Letter 44 #1 from ONI Press sold out plus print run”
Man, nothing gets me more pumped than Wednesday. Each week is like Christmas. Each week hundreds of new. Oops hits the shelves and we go through the listings to tell you what we think is going to be big. Continue reading “Comics Picks of the Week for 10/16/13”
From Terry Hoknes at www.hoknescomics.com
Some big comic book news events announced for 2014.
Interest in back issues will likely grow for related titles. Continue reading “New series in 2014 that will stir interest in Back Issues”
I have been off for the Columbus day holiday this past weekend and spent some time with the family. Didn’t get to do much of my weekend writing so I am trying to catch up. I was not in New York this weekend but kept up on the news coming out of NYCC. The news I was most excited to hear is that Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman’s seminal work, Miracle Man would be returning to print and Neil Gaiman would finally be finishing his story line. Continue reading “Miracleman returns in 2014”