Column by Steve Bennett
September 2, 2015

This week Bennett revisits variants, magic princesses, and new direct-to-video features.

Over Unsanctioned Party
September 1, 2015
Sued organizers of the “Unofficial Pokemon PAX Kickoff Party,” alleging willful infringement of its copyrights.
Suspects Ruled Too Dangerous to Release
September 1, 2015
The two Iowa men held on weapons charges after they were stopped trying to enter the Pokemon World Championships in Boston last month appeared for a dangerousness hearing today.
Spiritual Successor to 'Box Office Poison'
September 1, 2015
Top Shelf Productions has announced a new original graphic novel from award-winning author Alex Robinson.
Bathing Beauties of Bermuda Triangle Clan
September 1, 2015
Bushiroad has announced the Mermaid Idol Summer Set PR Card collection for Cardfight!! Vanguard G.
'Battle for Zendikar'
September 1, 2015
Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast have announced the first expansion set for the Magic: the Gathering - Arena of the Planeswalkers board game.
'Oath of the Gatewatch'
September 1, 2015
Oath of the Gatewatch will be the second set in the Battle for Zendikar block for Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.
'Attack on Titan,' 'Fairy Tail,' More
September 1, 2015
Kodansha Comics and comiXology announced a digital distribution deal that will make over 350 manga titles available immediately on the digital platform.
Launches in December
September 1, 2015
The new series will be written by Dan Abnett, with art by Carlo Barberi.
Viz Flagship Expands Footprint
September 1, 2015
Weekly Shonen Jump , the digital English edition of Viz Media co-parent Shueisha’s flagship magazine, will now be available on comiXology and Amazon’s Kindle Store
Column by Scott Thorne
September 1, 2015
This week, Thorne looks at a game company that solicited input from retailers and followed it, and a second company that should.
ICv2 Stars: 3.5 (out of 5)
September 1, 2015
Here's a review of The Definitive Betty Boop: The Classic Comic Strip Collection HC , published by Titan Comics.