ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
By Acquiring Development Studio
February 21, 2019

Funko has made a big move into one of the fastest-growing categories in geek culture by acquiring a premier game design studio with long experience in licensed games.

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Half the Top 20 Author Graphic Novels Have at Least One Female Creator
February 21, 2019
Let's start with the Author chart, where fully half the graphic novels on the chart have at least one female creator.
Manga Powers Up, Author Sales Dip, Superheroes Up Slightly
February 21, 2019
We compared these charts to January 2018. The results were mixed.
Strategic Move For Publisher into Consumer Gaming Market
February 20, 2019
Publishing group Hachette Livre has entered into exclusive negotiations with board game publisher Gigamic to acquire the company.
Column by Steve Bennett
February 20, 2019
This week, Steve Bennett looks at the three new comics or comics-adjacent productions: Doom Patrol, The Umbrella Academy, and Kim Possible.
With 3D Environment
February 20, 2019
The next game in the popular "Tiny Epic" series by Gamelyn Games is a tactical combat game in a 3D environment called Tiny Epic Tactics.
With 'Stranger Things: Six' Prequel
February 20, 2019
Dark Horse and Netflix turn the clock back to explore the world of fan-favorite character Eleven and her fellow test subjects in Project MKUltra with Stranger Things: Six.
Greg Pak Is a Rhodes Scholar Gone Wrong
February 20, 2019
Many of the things he’s learned, both good and bad, can be applied broadly and in-store as well.
Special TCG Events at GameStop and Best Buy
February 20, 2019
The Pokemon Company International will celebrate Pokemon Day on February 27, and is offering fans new activities, products and promotions at participating retailers.
By Tom Taylor
February 20, 2019
DC Comics will explore the cataclysm of a viral outbreak in the DC Universe in the DCeased miniseries launching in May.
Be a 'True Believer' with 'Marvel's Greatest Creators'
February 20, 2019
Marvel will celebrate its greatest creators and Star Wars with special $1 reprints throughout the month of May.
'Set 12'
February 20, 2019
WizKids has shared the first details on D&D Icons of the Realms Miniatures Set 12, its licensed line of prepainted plastic figures for Dungeons & Dragons.
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