ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
Column by Scott Thorne
February 18, 2019

This week, Scott Thorne looks back at what's changed and what's the most rewarding on the 29th anniversary of opening his store.

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Week of February 19, 2019
February 17, 2019
This week's home entertainment offerings include two films with multiple Oscar nominations, Bradley Cooper's remake of A Star Is Born, and Marielle Heller's Can You Ever Forgive Me? plus a better-than-you-might-expect Nazi zombie movie, the latest Doctor Who holiday special, and a 45th Anniversary anime movie based on Go Nagai's Mazinger Z.
But 2019 Box Office Slide Continues
February 17, 2019
The James Cameron-produced, Robert Rodriguez directed Alita: Battle Angel won the Presidents’ Day Weekend box office with ease, surpassing modest expectations with a $27.8 million 3-day total. But the 2019 box office slide continued.
Coming from WizKids
February 15, 2019
WizKids announced a licensing partnership to feature current FOX sci-fi series The Orville in upcoming HeroClix releases.
For Steamforged Games' 'Guild Ball'
February 15, 2019
A new team and four new captains join Steamforged Games’ fantasy football game Guild Ball.
For 'Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions' and 'Lightseekers'
February 15, 2019
PlayFusion, publisher of augmented reality trading card games, has unveiled the PlayFusion Companion App.
Story Titles and Synopses for Landmark Issue
February 15, 2019
DC has unveiled more information about the all-star roster of contributors and story titles for the Caped Crusader’s landmark thousandth issue.
From Dynamite Entertainment
February 15, 2019
Here's a preview of Crackdown #1, published by Dynamite Entertainment.
Inspired by James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II's Comic Series
February 15, 2019
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be heading to Gotham for the first time onscreen in Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
First English Edition Coming From WizKids
February 15, 2019
WizKids will release an English edition of Hako Onna, a popular Japanese deduction and exploration game.
From Marvel Comics
February 15, 2019
Marvel Comics is celebrating the upcoming Captain Marvel movie with cat-themed comic "Marvel-Meow" variant covers.
Crossover Comic and Enamel Pin Set
February 15, 2019
Riverdale’s leading ladies will meet the toughest women of Dynamite in a new crossover and enamel pin series.
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