Tag Archives: Action Lab

Flying Below the Radar: January 2015

by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: December 2014

by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: November 2014

This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for what comics will be on … Continue reading

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Halloween ComicFest 2014: A Great Day to Be A Fan

Another great comics holiday is over, the fall counterpart to Free Comic Book Day, Halloween ComicFest!  This one is still picking up steam, but shops that capitalize on it can make a splash with fans in their community.  I visited … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: September 2014

This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for what comics will be on … Continue reading

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Bob’s Blog: Comics Do NOT Take a Back Seat at San Diego Comic Con

All Images CREDIT: Bob Bretall Every year before, during, and after Comic Con International: San Diego (aka San Diego Comic Con or simply “SDCC”) detractors decry the event on the internet saying that it’s all about Hollywood and comics take … Continue reading

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Sex Sells! (…and so do #1 Issues, Zombies and Variant Covers)

So what happens when you combine sex, a relaunch to a new #1, zombies, and a boatload of variant & chase covers?  Apparently a perfect storm that nets you 16,000+ in pre-sales to comic shops. From the Action Lab Press … Continue reading

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