ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
Plus: New 'Toilet-Bound...' and a Cheeky History of Gundam
May 12, 2021

Our picks for the manga most likely to succeed also include a new volume of Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun and an irreverent account of the creation of Gundam.

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From Marvel Comics
May 12, 2021
Check out all nine Pride Month variant covers by Phil Jimenez coming in June from Marvel Comics.
Full-Sized Foam Fantasy Statue by WizKids
May 12, 2021
WizKids unveiled Dungeons & Dragons: Full-Sized Drizzt Foam Statue for release into retail.
Giant-Sized 'Fantastic Four #35'
May 12, 2021
Marvel Comics announced a Fantastic Four #35 , featuring artwork by John Romita Jr.
New Trick-Taking Game by Ultra PRO
May 12, 2021
Ultra PRO Entertainment will release Splitz , a new trick-taking game, into retail in 2021.
New Family Board Game
May 12, 2021
CMON will release Bug Hunt , a new family board game, into trade.
' Talisman Adventures Game Master’s Kit' and 'Talisman Adventures RPG Accessory Pack'
May 12, 2021
Pegasus Spiele announced Talisman Adventures Game Master’s Kit and Talisman Adventures RPG Accessory Pack for release into retail.
Container Shortages Persisting
May 12, 2021
Factors underlying container shortages are unlikely to change in the near future.
For Best Graphic Novel Published in 2020
May 12, 2021
Guantanamo Voices: True Accounts from the World’s Most Infamous Prison has been awarded the 2021 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize, for the best graphic novel published in 2020.
Movie Tie-ins, Insta-Comics, Digital Manga
May 12, 2021
A movie tie-in(!), comics from Instagram, and the impact of digital manga show up among the bestselling graphic novels by category for April.
Numbers Reveal Whether Manga Dominance Means Other Categories Shrank
May 12, 2021
Given that the entire Top 20 Adult list was manga, we look at whether the numbers show that other categories shrank.
From AfterShock Comics
May 12, 2021
Here's a preview of Peter Milligan's God of Tremors, published by AfterShock Comics.
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