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August 1, 2014 / / Reviews 0 Comments

 Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul.   Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a first issue: promotions, gimmick covers, etc. And speculators? Sheesh, don’t get me started on speculators. Because of stuff like that,…

September 20, 2013 / / Biff Socko 0 Comments

Comic book collectors and Walking Dead fans are abuzz after yesterday’s two record breaking sales of Walking Dead #1. Two CGC 9.9 copies of Walking Dead #1 were posted on eBay as of yesterday morning. One of the copies was ending at 11:24 AM PST and when the gavel fell it sold for a staggering $10,100. The auction was very…

“Last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con smashed all previous attendance records, with more than 70,000 visitors coming through the doors of ExCel.” “Europe’s equivalent to San Diego Comic Con, MCM London Comic Con has gone from strength to strength over recent years, and the latest show has seen another substantial hike in visitor numbers – 70,200 compared to the 64,000…

October 24, 2012 / / Biff Socko 0 Comments

Last updated on November 26th, 2014 at 10:31 am It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! He is…BIFF SOCKO!   DATELINE: ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE – It may have started as a comic, but WALKING DEAD has become…

From a retailer perspective what’s the right way for a comic publisher to follow through a media hit and garner new readers? What are they doing wrong? How have you maximized new reader sales based on hit media properties?…

March 28, 2012 / / Reviews 1 Comment

Considering the overwhelming popularity of zombies due in large part to the successes of the Walking Dead comic and television series, it’s difficult to revolutionize the horror genre. Even with that in mind, that’s what co-plotters Alex Link and Riley Rossmo have attempted to do with their creator-owned series, entitled Rebel Blood.…

Last updated on June 2nd, 2012 at 06:11 pmThis week hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija have way too much fun talking about the insane prices Walking Dead back issue comics are getting, news on Iron Man 3, Leonard Nemoy guest stars on The Big Bang Theory, killer Killer Croc shoes, Polo shirts from Marvel, San Diego Comic Con ticket…

Last updated on June 2nd, 2012 at 06:14 pmThis week join our hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija as they discuss the new Walking Dead Facebook game, The under-performing John Carter movie, the passing of Moebius, the potential Dark Tower movies, more Avengers movie news, the latest trailers for Ultimate Spider-Man and so much more so please sit back, relax…

Let’s face a simple fact. If you look up and down Diamond’s top selling books, it’s made up of numerous DC titles, some choice Marvel titles, and from there, a selection of niche books which have their cemented places in fans’ comic shop pull lists.…

February 6, 2012 / / Retailer Q 3 Comments
November 1, 2011 / / Retailer Q 2 Comments

Last updated on November 26th, 2014 at 02:39 amWelcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers.  Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. Alive and kicking for stores that do some outreach. So many people looking for material like Hark! A Vagrant, Darwyn Cooke’s Parker, Craig Thompson’s Habibi, Love &…

October 19, 2011 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

This won’t come as any surprise since it was the most watched cable episode in history, but season two of The Walking Dead started last Sunday.  As a treat AMC has posted the first episode on their site for viewing until November.  A great way to give back to the community and hook new viewers. As well six “webisodes” or…

September 14, 2011 / / Comic Culture 0 Comments

Last updated on September 27th, 2011 at 07:55 amThis week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija talk about Hulk vs Dracula, all the new superhero DVD’s hitting the stores, the Wolverine Gold Team, a Walking Dead talk show, DC’s New 52, the top 10 reasons comic shops under ordered DC’s New 52 and lots more so kick back,…

Last updated on February 5th, 2015 at 03:53 pmEvery week Comic Book Daily asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers; we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans Daily for the inspiration.  This week’s question: Who is your favourite death and resurrection in Comics? [via Ed…

In comics, zombies have become kind of old news. Superhero zombies, world war two zombies, hell they’re currently attacking GI Joe, Transformers and The Ghostbusters over at IDW. But the one rather unique voice is the comic that started the craze off for comics, The Walking Dead. I’m a fairly big fan of the comic (if I have one complaint…

Last updated on September 27th, 2011 at 08:24 am This week hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija talk about the new Future Foundation comic book, the just past Wizard World Toronto show, Spider-Man and Superman movie news, Stephen King writing a Walking Dead episode, collectible Thor movie tickets and lots more. So kick back, relax and enjoy  Comic Culture, the…

December 30, 2010 / / 52Qs 1 Comment

Last updated on December 21st, 2012 at 10:43 am Every week CBD’s Editor in Chief Pete DeCourcy asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers, we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans_Daily for the inspiration. Today’s Question: “Who/What did 2010 belong to?” Greg Hyland (Writer/illustrator of…

Comic Culture: December 8th This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija talk about Christmas gifts for comic book fans, the Walking Dead, the Green Lantern movie, The Batman XXX video, November’s top selling comic books and graphic novels and a whole lot more. Now just kick back, relax and enjoy the show. Comic Culture is produced by…

December 5, 2010 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Last updated on April 13th, 2012 at 07:06 amWalking Dead fans have got so much and yet so little coming their way. This Sunday, we get our season finale with the crew making their way to some kind of lab base. This seems to be where the biggest divergence from the comic series begins. Since this lab appears to be…