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comic conventionDiamond Comic DistributorsToys

Diamond Comic Distributors have announced that seven of the limited comic and toy exclusives being released at the San Diego Comic-Con have sold out to the retailers on the show floor. “SDCC exhibiting retailers were quick to purchase these one-of-a-kind collectibles, and now we’re sold out,” said Dan Manser, Diamond’s Director of Marketing. “If customers and fans really want these items they’re going to have to race to one of the selected retailers on the show floor to purchase them.”

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Boom Studios

Boom! Studios has announced readers can pick up the first volume of Mark Waid’s Irredeemable for a mere $9.99, and then pick up issue #5 for only 99-cents.  That’s five comics for eleven bucks! “BOOM! has always been about getting comics into the hands of fans,” said BOOM! Studios Director of Marketing and Sales Chip Mosher. “IRREDEEMABLE has been a huge hit and this is our chance for fans to get caught up with the whole series for just 11 bucks. No one in their right mind will be missing out on this deal!” Irredeemable volume 1 and issue #5

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comic conventionDiamond Comic DistributorsMerchandise

Press Release Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of English-language comics, graphic novels and related pop-culture merchandise, has announced that it will have seven limited exclusives for 2009 Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC). “We’re very excited to offer these exclusives to 2009 SDCC attendees,” said Dan Manser, Director of Marketing for Diamond, the publisher of PREVIEWS. “Each month, PREVIEWS offers great fare for comic shop customers, a number of which are exclusive. It’s a natural for us to extend PREVIEWS Exclusives to the largest pop culture convention in the country.” For a look at each exclusive and a complete

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Radical PublishingSneak Peek

The final issue of the Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising issue arrives on May 6, 2009.  While it is the final issue of the mini-series, Gianluca Glazer, Director of Marketing for Radical Publishing tells us two more Shrapnel mini-series are on coming down the pipe.

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GamingWiz Kids Games

Good news for gamers, and the HeroClix line – the new Arkham Asylum line has sold out at the distributor level in North America a week before they are sold in stores. DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMAN’s most dangerous villains to players’ tabletops to re-wage the wars of their favorite comic, film, and television storylines. I’ve stopped buying HeroClix, simply because I don’t have time to play the game, nor the time to chase down the exclusives that sell for the big bucks, but every time I see a new DC line announced, I’m so, so, tempted to get

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Image ComicsPress Release

This was announced last weekend at Wizard World Chicago, but I hadn’t gotten around to writing anything about it until the official press release came out. Press Release July 1 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – As announced at Wizard World Chicago this weekend, Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen is stepping down from his current position and will be replaced by Executive Director Eric Stephenson, effective immediately.

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MoviesTokyopop

Los Angeles, CA (June 3, 2008) TOKYOPOP announced Tuesday that it has reorganized its North American business into two separate companies by spinning off its newly established comics-to-film and digital units into one new entity TOKYOPOP Media LLC. As part of the spin-off and reorganization, 39 positions within the organization have been eliminated. The move will allow the company to align its publishing business with current book retail trends, as well as aggressively pursue growth in the white-hot comics-to-film and digital space.

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Boom StudiosGaming

If you are a gamer, enjoy playing Warhammer, and love MMORPGs, then you will probably love getting in on the Beta of the new Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning coming from EA Mythic. Boom Studios and EA Mythic have teamed up to give readers of Warhammer: Condemned by Fire #1 a one in five chance to get in on the beta test. Each copy of the first issue will contain a scratch card, and with really good odds, I’m guessing there are going to be a lot of satisfied readers and gamers out there Of course even with those odds,

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Major Spoilers Podcast

This week the panel reviews Ghost Rider #22, Action Comics #863, and Booster Gold #8. Stephen interviews Chip Mosher from Boom! Studios, and the crew offer up their favorite must read trade paperbacks. Listen to the show! [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_10.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, in turn, help the Hero Initiative.

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