First Local Comic Shop Day Items Announced") to the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. "The organizers decided that since Wednesday is traditionally the day that new comics come out, that should be part of the celebration," according to the ComicsPRO statement.
Another change is that stores will no longer have to register to participate. In 2019 and before, retailers had to register with ComicsPRO in order to participate.
And a third change is that Diamond Comic Distributors is no longer the sole source for Local Comic Shop Day products. DC will ship its products through UCS Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution, and Z2 Comics has elected to self-distribute.
Here are the products that have been announced:
Marvel Comics will release a Henrichon Variant for X of Swords Destruction #1.
DC will release a Silver Metallic Ink variant of Other History of the DC Universe #1.
Dark Horse Comics will release The Witcher: Fading Memories #1.
BOOM! Studios will release foil variants of Something Is Killing the Children #1, Power Rangers #1, Mighty Morphin #1, Lumberjanes #75, and Dune House Atreides #2.
Z2 Comics is offering a graphic novel previously only available through Kickstarter directly to comic stores for Local Comic Shop Day. True War Stories, a 260-page anthology of 15 real war stories shared by those who lived them, was assembled by Alex de Campi and co-edited by Iraq War veteran Khai Kumbaar. It was offered on Kickstarter earlier this year, and raised $32,137 from 841 backers. The offer from Z2 is at 50% off, shipped directly by Z2 to the retailer, on a 90-day consignment.
Click Gallery below for covers of LCSD books!
On New Comic Day!
Posted by Milton Griepp on October 26, 2020 @ 4:14 am CT