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Greg Goldstein, Publishing President at IDW, cautions over “soft” Direct Sales comic market

Greg Goldstein, Publishing President and COO at US comics publisher IDW (publishers of series such as Star Trek, Transformers, True Blood and many more) was interviewed by comics business site ICV2 at San Diego Comic-Con, and makes some interesting comments about the state of the direct sales market and the challenges the company faces in theContinue reading Greg Goldstein, Publishing President at IDW, cautions over “soft” Direct Sales comic market

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Tube Surfing: new Thunderbirds are Go toy line in the works, Joy of the Rovers and Deadpool (2)!

A quick snapshot of some comics-related news from across the web… • ITV launched season three of Thunderbirds Are Go on CITV and ITV earlier this year, and the launch weekend saw really strong ratings. Steve Green, EVP Kids Content and Distribution at ITV Studios Global Entertainment has revealed there is a new toy lineContinue reading Tube Surfing: new Thunderbirds are Go toy line in the works, Joy of the Rovers and Deadpool (2)!

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In Review: Combat Colin #2 by Lew Stringer

By Lew Stringer Self Published Available from Lew’s web shop, direct from Lew at appearances and a limited number of comic shops The Book: The second in a six-issue mini-series reprinting Lew Stringer’s “Combat Colin” strips from the 1980s and early 1990s. Combat Colin was a character Lew Stringer created for Marvel UK back inContinue reading In Review: Combat Colin #2 by Lew Stringer

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Transformers head to China, just as new prequel film teased

Hasbro has launched its Transformers Autobot Alliance interactive exhibition in China. The initiative, created in partnership with Cityneon Holdings Limited, a global innovator in exhibitions, finds Transformers at the centre of a walk-through attraction in Chong Qing’s Shin Kong Place. It features familiar characters from the franchise such as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Windblade and it’s theContinue reading Transformers head to China, just as new prequel film teased

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Lew Stringer’s Combat Colin Returns!

It’s here! Copies of TOXIC and Doctor Who Magazine cartoonist Lew Stringer‘s self-published comic, Combat Colin #1 have arrived from the printers and the comic will be launched at Macc-Pow! in Macclesfield at Macclesfield Town Hall tomorrow, Saturday 1st July 2017. It’s also available to buy directly from Lew via mail order and at other conventionsContinue reading Lew Stringer’s Combat Colin Returns!