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Seven Secrets Foil Delays

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Seven Secrets Foil Delays

First, we apologize for delays in getting orders shipped for Seven Secrets #1 that included foil editions. It's been quite a challenge with those so far. They shipped two weeks later than we were promised from the printer and when they did arrive, 100% of them had the same tears from what appears to be the binding machine. These tears can been seen below: The foil itself looks phenomenal but because of the damage they all need to be replaced before we can ship customer orders. We're currently working with BOOM! Studios to get these replaced with comics that meet our standards and as...

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COVID-19 Update & Our Outlook

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We live in interesting times. The spread of COVID-19 led to the cancellation of our Joker 80th Anniversary variant, stalled out the entire comics industry for two months and forced us to shut down temporarily. Long term, we weren't sure how this would affect Cover Alpha or our brick and mortar stores - Big Easy Comics in Covington, LA or I Want More Comics in Thornton, CO - but we were without a doubt worried about it. Let's kick this post off with some additional detail about the Joker 80th Anniversary variant that wasn't to be. We've had to make a number...

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Seven Secrets #1 Launch Announcement

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Seven Secrets #1 Launch Announcement

It's exciting to be back with a new variant after COVID-19 caused so many delays in the comics industry.  We have lots of exciting plans for the remainder of 2020 but everything begins with a single step forward.  We've been privileged enough to have the opportunity to read the advance copies of the first two issues of BOOM! Studios' Seven Secrets by DCeased writer Tom Taylor. Tom has a clear hit on his hands in his first creator owned series and a title with clear comics and manga crossover appeal. Both issues are absolutely fantastic reads with moments that hit...

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