Column by Jim McLauchlin
October 18, 2017

Columnist Jim McLauchlin tracks his desire for a single comic through the direct distribution system to find why it wasn’t in the store when he wanted it, and what can be done about it.

ESSENtial Retailer Summit 2017
October 17, 2017
The first annual ESSENtial Retailer Summit will be held at the Internationale Spieltage in Essen, Germany.
In Advance of Film
October 17, 2017
Marvel has several New Mutants releases on their winter schedule
Offers 'Deluxified' Edition to B&M Retailers
October 17, 2017
Tasty Minstrel Games is preparing to launch Downfall , a post-apocalyptic "4X" style game from the designer of Mystic Vale , John D. Clair.
Production Wrapped
October 17, 2017
Director Ron Howard took to Twitter to announce the name of the standalone Han Solo film.
From DC Comics
October 17, 2017
A new trade paperback will celebrate the legacy of Jack Kirby.
Draft and Sealed Play Supported
October 17, 2017
Another round of new features are being added to Star Wars: Destiny with the upcoming release of the Rivals Draft Set.
Archaia Unveils Debut OGN from New Talent
October 17, 2017
Here is an exclusive preview of A Girl in the Himalayas, a debut OGN from David Jesus Vignolli published by Archaia.
ICv2 Stars: 3.5 (out of 5)
October 17, 2017
Here's a review of Kaiju Crush , published by Fireside Games.
Comic Strip News Round-Up
October 17, 2017
Three pieces of news from the world of comic strips came across the ICv2 editorial desk in the past few days, so we round them up here.
Especially Cover of 'Archie' #332
October 17, 2017
Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada is asking for help from "retailers, dealers, and collectors of original art" in retrieving pieces stolen from his art collection.
From Dark Horse
October 16, 2017
One of the world’s biggest manga is about to get the ultimate guidebook.