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Sundry

Something odd about Diamond’s August 2019 Offered Again solicitations

Diamond released the August 2019 solicitations and I provided what was new for the month. Normally I skip over the offered again or O/A books as these are previous releases publishers show in the catalogue to garner new interest and orders. IDW has been offering up older AE format books on a regular basis, and […]

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Sales/Solicits

January 2017 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their January 2017 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore […]

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Podcast

Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 4

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition.

This month we take a long look at 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards, Defining the AE formats, shipping changes, February 2017 Previews solicitations, December 2016 current sales, out of print eBay sales, Chris Samnee’s Daredevil Artist’s Edition, Sergio Aragones Groo The Wanderer Artist’s Edition, and Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition.

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Reviews

Chris Samnee’s Daredevil Artist’s Edition

IDW Publishing launched the very first Artist’s Edition in 2010. It was a bold concept that to date has garnered five consecutive Eisner Awards in the category of Best Archival Project. With the release of Chris Samnee’s Daredevil Artist’s Edition we continue to stay ahead of the pack by featuring not one, not two, but […]