ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
Column by Scott Thorne
January 26, 2015

This week, Thorne takes on the issue of mass merchant's breaking street dates.

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January 25, 2015
This week’s home entertainment releases include perhaps the most realistic tank combat film of World War II ever, plus a delightful animated feature produced by Guillermo Del Toro.
Preparing to Spin-off Paypal & Enterprise Units
January 25, 2015
Internet pioneer eBay is cutting 2,400 jobs, 7% of the company’s global workforce. The move comes as a tacit admission that the company has lost its continuing proxy battle with its largest stockholder, the activist investor Carl Icahn.
Biggest Non-Debut Weekend Ever for 'R' Rated Movie
January 25, 2015
Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper has become something of a phenomenon on the order of Mel Gibson’s R-rated The Passion of the Christ.
From Marvel Comics
January 25, 2015
Here's a preview of the upcoming Silk #1, published by Marvel Comics.
'Hurts us independent retailers'
January 25, 2015
Rhonda Becker of The Gamers Den comments on a Target store selling the latest Magic: The Gathering release, Fate Reforged , a day before the official release date.
New 51-Figure Release From WizKids in June
January 23, 2015
WizKids Games and Paizo Publishing have announced the June release of Pathfinder Battles: Dungeons Deep , a new 51-figure set for the Pathfinder Battles series.
Excell States It's an 'Isolated Incidence'
January 23, 2015
A Target store began selling the latest Magic: The Gathering release, Fate Reforged, on Thursday. Distributor responds it was "isolated incidence."
In July
January 23, 2015
WizkIds has announced Marvel HeroClix: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. for July release.
Four Will Join New Inductees 'Marge' Henderson Buell & Bill Woggon
January 23, 2015
The Little Lulu and Katy Keene creators have been chosen to join the Eisner Awards Hall of Fame.
Toys Due in August, Plus an Animated TV Special
January 23, 2015
The Scooby-Doo gang is joining the parade of elite pop culture properties that have “gone square to get hip.”
Exploring the Future of the Marvel Universe
January 23, 2015
Today Marvel Comics announced the third category of titles launching during Secret Wars .
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