The Daily Waffle: Episode Sixty Two

May 24, 2020

 

BOOM! RELEASES TRAILER FOR WYND

From writer James Tynion IV and artist Michael Dialynas (who  previously worked together on The Woods, but you'll recognise Tynion IV from his work on an obscure little known comic called Batman) comes a tale set in a world where magic is outlawed, a boy with magic in his blood is caught in a conspiracy and must discover his power to save his friends.

 

Some of you are going to love this...

 

Wynd #1 is due out June 17.

 

 

DC DITCHES DC PREVIEWS IN FAVOUR OF "DC CONNECT" - READ IT FOR FREE ONLINE

 

As DC Comics continues to pursue non-Diamond avenues of distribution, they are killing the DC Previews catalogue that used to be included as an insert in Diamond's Previews

 

It will be replaced by DC Connect, the first edition of which you can download as a free .pdf file HERE.

 

 

MANGA PUBLISHER YEN PRESS ANNOUNCES MORE TOTLES FOR OCTOBER 2020

 

Once we get to a point where we can re-open the shop under the stairs, we're looking to expand our range of Manga titles. Check out this selection for October over at BLEEDING COOL!

 

 

DIAMOND CONFIRM NEW SCHEDULE FOR DELIVERIES 

 

We have previously announced that Diamond would be recommencing weekly deliveries from 20th May. As a result of various factors (their own warehouse capacity if they are to maintain social distancing and protect their staff, availability and cost of air freight and the need to be consistent) they have now revised and reduced this schedule. Deliveries will now re-start on Wednesday 27th  May, and be fortnightly until the end of June, at which point they will reassess the situation.

 

The new schedule is as follows.

 

Wednesday May 27th (Regular timed deliveries to be made on Wed 27th due to Bank Holiday Mon 25th May)
Wednesday June 10th  
Wednesday June 24th

 

What will actually be shipping on those dates is unclear at present. We'll keep you informed.

 

GRAPHIC NOVELS ON DEMAND SERVICE NOW ACTIVE

 

For various logistical reasons we don't list our range of graphic novels and trade paperbacks online. However, we are now able to offer an ordering service - just tell us what you want, either by e-mail, through our social media or using the form on our website (click HERE to go to the appropriate page), we'll send you an invoice and have your book (or books) shipped directly to your door. We can even have them gift-wrapped if you're sending them to somebody else. (Or if you just like unwrapping things...)

 

 

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MONKEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Seventies kung-fu magic, based on an ancient Chinese legend and really really badly dubbed into English from (I think) Cantonese (it might have been Mandarin), this was a friday night staple when I was a kid. It's magnificent, and I can't believe I haven't shared this sooner.

 

 

 

COMIC CONTEST STILL ONGOING

 

Click HERE to go to the contest page.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

Click HERE to purchase, remember to select "Free in store pick up" at checkout.

 

 

 

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