The June version of Diamond Comedian Distributors’ month-to-month Previews catalog arrives in comedian retailers and digitally on August twenty fourth and options comedian books, graphic novels, toys, and different popular culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale starting November 2022. However subsequent week’s catalog will characteristic a brand new Dangerous Thought comedian ebook, The First Supper, by Mark Waid and David Laphamas an eight-page comedian ebook within the catalog itself, from web page 485.
Would possibly this be Dangerous Thought Half Two? Publishing comedian books to comedian shops, not really distributed to them via Diamond however really contained in the Previews catalog itself? As a result of there isn’t a Dangerous Thought itemizing within the catalog itself. And, given the announcement now, would possibly subsequent week’s Previews be as collectable as every other Dangerous Thought comedian? Particularly because it consists of Mark Waid’s first work for the writer? Or would possibly, for Dangerous Thought Half Two, they determine to let Diamond distribute them to all shops reasonably than simply the chosen few? Or possibly let diamond run the Vacation spot Retailer program for Dangerous Thought?
It does smack somewhat of how Jim Shooter launched Warriors of Plasma with #0 sure inside Diamond Previews, when he launched Defiant nearly thirty years in the past. Dinesh Shamdasani, who revived the Valiant Leisure writer that Shooter based, might have had inspiration there, and an opportunity to have a good time its thirtieth anniversary as effectively.
Dangerous Thought is a brand new comics writer from Dinesh Shamdasani, Atom Freeman, Joshua Johns, Karl Bollers, and Anthony Militano. A direct-to-retailer writer, eschewing digital and commerce paperbacks in favor of one-cover one-per-person comedian ebook gross sales from large comedian ebook names. Final 12 months Dangerous Thought introduced that they have been ceasing publishing operations. The final official phrase from Dangerous Thought was, “Dangerous Thought is over, as we all know it.” We knew that was a lie.
They haven’t introduced, solicited or launched a brand new comedian sequence since December of final 12 months. However they did create new comics to be given away with donuts, or invisible slabbed comics, or for those who discovered Matt Kindt and San Diego Comedian-Con and tackled him to the bottom. However at their Dangerous Thought First Buyer Pin Tiki Celebration at San Diego Comedian-Con, they have been exhibiting off numerous artwork for… one thing, from Lewis LaRosa, Ramon Villalobos, Alberto Ponticelli, David Lapham and extra.
Now they’re returning this November with what they promise is “a mammoth two-part slate of comedian books to rival any which have come earlier than.” It appears they “might have been over, however actually weren’t idle” They’re nearly promising the kind of comedian “you’ll be able to solely make for those who’re solely centered on creating them and never distracted by the printing or promoting or advertising.” What meaning stays to be seen as a result of Dangerous Thought has given us no particulars on the upcoming comedian books but.
That is proper, there can be seven titles partially one and they’re providing a blind pre-order from now till September seventh earlier than you already know what they’re. The primary ten folks to pre-order all seven titles at every collaborating vacation spot retailer will get a sticker. That is proper, a sticker. The one up there. And sure, that’s the new checklist of Dangerous Thought shops, we now have the inside track on that too.
1 – BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE is made up of seven titles (15 points) on-sale between November and February.
2 – Join with any BAD IDEA Vacation spot Retailer ONLY on Wednesday, September seventh (in-person or by every other means accepted by the shop).
3 – Pre-order all seven of the BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE titles along with your retailer. You’re pre-ordering blind. No titles. No story particulars. No artistic groups. Solely the duvet worth and variety of points can be launched by September seventh. Seek the advice of your retailer for his or her pre-order necessities.
4 – Should you’re one of many first 10 folks to pre-order all seven titles at your retailer, you may be awarded a swanky BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE redemption sticker.
5 – The sticker can be utilized to redeem, from BAD IDEA, an additional, alternate, and unique story selection for one of many soon-to-be-revealed books within the BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE line-up. WTF is a narrative selection? Oh boy, simply you wait.
Miss the BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE PRE-ORDER DAY and you will miss the BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE redemption sticker, together with the additional, alternate, and unique story selection it redeems. However, relaxation simple, you may nonetheless be capable of pre-order any or the entire BAD IDEA TWO: PART ONE line-up till every ebook’s order deadline. In all probability, I imply except we’re pressured to lock orders after the pre-order. However that would not occur, wouldn’t it?
A sticker that may be redeemed to get totally different endings to the comics you purchase. Maybe a select your personal journey title within the combine?
We’ll know for positive the day after the pre-order deadline when all of the tales, titles and creators are being revealed. In any case, they appear very pleased with the upcoming books even saying they’re “indubitably the most effective assemblage of tales any of us at BAD IDEA have ever been part of.” Dangerous Thought additionally appears to have added some new shops. They’re going to be asserting all of the returning and new shops for Dangerous Thought Two tomorrow.
Bleeding Cool has additionally discovered that every one pre-orders are “assured first printing achievement no matter any allocations.” Maybe to attempt to keep away from a repeat of the heavy allocations that occurred on their closing launch, Odinn’s Eye. Additionally of notice, Dangerous Thought says “we now have plans for you haters”. One thing we perceive includes New York Comedian-Con. However as for Diamond Previews?: We wait to find extra.