Graphic Novelty News 26 April 2017

Join as as Ora drags us kicking and screaming into the world of zzzzzzzz… I mean, comic business meetings.

 

THE SPLASH PAGE

  • Diamond retailer summit –
    • Marvel keeps the press outa here (link)
      • Retailers lukewarm about new stuff from meeting (link)
      • Generations a bit late (link) Nuh-na. Uhh-huh. (link)
      • Marvel Legacy — what everyone thought Generations was? (link)
        • Legacy details (link)
        • You know what marvel fans have been clamoring for the return of… Value stamps (link)
        • Something fantastic may be returning for Legacy (link)
    • DC attempts a foot extraction on the part of the industry
      • Publishers are the problem with publishers (link)
      • Artists are the best! (link)
      • New titles starring the “master class” (link)
      • <sarcasm> Clearly didn’t learn the diversity lesson from Marvel (link)
      • Dark matter! (link)

FOUR COLOR FEATURES

  • Bleedingcool asks: Are Marvel’s comics getting canceled too early? Maybe the question should be “too often.” (link)
  • Big Avatar sale (link)
  • Marvel asks your retailer to “Hail Hydra!” (link)
  • Galaxy folds in on self – comic based on guardians movie based on comics coming (link)
  • Opps? Marvel sends Collectors Corps subscriber comic 2 days before street date (link)
  • [follow-up] 18 month Marvel event moratorium reaction (link)
    • MIA Sabrina comic comes back in July (link)
  • [follow-up] Disgraced x-men artist shilling for work (link)

 

 

  • Digital!
  • Solar Grid GN needs funds (link)

  • Crossovers!

 

    • Creative changes

 

  • Beginnings and Endings!

 

      • Centipede metaplot to become comic (link)
      • Hatfields and McCoys + Vampires (link) What about Arthurian legend as a horror book? (link)
      • Classic All-Ages Archie style returns with a Riverdale infusion (link)
      • Betty Page super-spy (link)
      • Power Rangers to teach teens about puberty in new series (link)
      • [follow-up] Deadpool kills the Marvel Universe Sequel coming (link)
  • Variant covers this week:

 

    • Spawn covers for May (link)
    • Jim Lee arts some repurposed marvel covers you know… because Marvel says “we miss you, but also fuck you” (link)

COLLECTIBLES CORNER

  • Special Walking Dead CGC labels (link)
  • Guardians of your tuchus (link)
  • There is certainly a joke about making race invisible (link)

 

MARKET DIGEST

  • Either 60k or 90k for a X-O, maybe somewhere inbetween. (link)
  • Diamond extends the olive branch (link)

 

THE SCENE

  • Disney to get Big Hero 6 ride (link)
  • Dos and dont’s of convention paneling (link)

 

POLITICAL CARTOONS –not those political cartoons.  

  •  GWAR pees on or about the president (link)

 

THIS WEEK IN REAL LIFE SUPERHEROS

 

CREATORS RIGHTS SEGMENT

  • “If I did it, you can too” (link)

 

BACK ISSUE BIN

  • Happy Birthday Superman (link)
  • Stan lee inducted into White Castle hall of fame (link)
  • “You know, I think you ought to get him some help. He seems to be really hung up on superheroes’ sex organs.” (link)
  • Spiderman toy tower (link)

 

…And we close our segments portion with something to think about..
Thinkpiece of the week!

Variant covers good or really really bad?  (link)

 

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