ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
Disney, Decepticons, and the World's Greatest Detective
February 28, 2020

Publishers are closing the loop licensing manga based on American properties for English-language readers.

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Tips, Trends, News, Interviews!
February 24, 2020
ICv2 is pleased to announced that it has launched its annual Manga Week event, sponsored this year by VIZ Media, Square Enix, and Tokyopop.
After Second Printing
February 28, 2020
The second printing will bring the number of copies in print to 200,000.
Memoir of Studio Ghibli Exec
February 28, 2020
Alpert, a Japanese-speaking American, worked at Studio Ghibli for 15 years.
Part 1: Villain Statues Galore
February 27, 2020
ICv2 once again took a tour of the DC Direct booth at NY Toy Fair and captured some pictures of the upcoming 2020 releases.
Color-matching Card Game
February 27, 2020
The Good Game Company unveiled Not It: Cryptid Hunters, a color-matching card game, for release pending a successfully-funded Kickstarter campaign which launches April 14.
Worker Placement Board Game
February 27, 2020
The Op will release Harry Potter: House Cup Competition, a new worker placement board game, for release in 2020.
Titles Coming in First Wave Revealed!
February 27, 2020
Lucasfilm announced that it is gearing up to launch Star Wars: The High Republic, a publishing campaign that includes YA and adult novels, children's books, and comics put out by different publishers, in August 2020.
Featuring Images From NY Toy Fair
February 27, 2020
Cryptozoic Entertainment revealed new details on DC Deck-Building Game: Dark Nights: Metal including a release date which is currently set for Q3.
With Rack Program at GAMA Expo
February 27, 2020
Paizo Publishing will begin offering its products directly to domestic retailers at GAMA Expo with a rack program that will only be available to stores directly from the publisher.
Looking Back at 13 Years in the Manga Biz
February 27, 2020
Aker came to VIZ Media in 2007, so we asked her to share her long view of the manga industry with us.
Publishing, Consumer Products Also Planned
February 27, 2020
In addition to new streaming content, the company also plans to explore publishing and consumer products around the new properties.
Publisher of E.C., Other Archival Collections
February 27, 2020
Long-time publisher of classic comic material Russ Cochran has passed away.
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