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Up Over 7X This Month
January 27, 2021

Shares of game and merch retailer GameStop rose around 90% on Tuesday to $147.98, making the January gain over 7X.

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With Deep Dive Analysis of the Game and Comic Markets
January 25, 2021
ICv2 is now mailing free copies of ICv2's Internal Correspondence, with deep dive analysis of the game and comic markets, directly to thousands of U.S. retailers.
NPD Releases Annual Pre-Toy Fair Report
January 27, 2021
Tabletop game sales boomed in accounts tracked by NPD Group in 2020 according to its annual report on the toy category, usually released in advance of New York Toy Fair.
Marvel Holds Narrow Lead; Vault Moves into the Top 10
January 27, 2021
Marvel Comics was once again the top publisher, by a narrow margin, in comic stores in Q4 2020 as a new publisher cracked the Top 10.
October 2021 Show on Schedule
January 27, 2021
"We have decided we want to hold a SPIEL convention," organizer Friedhelm Merz Verlag said of the annual Essen Game Fair, due to be held October 14-17, 2021.
To Support 'Secrets of Gullet Cove' Launch
January 26, 2021
Steamforged Games will release four boxed sets of Animal Adventures minis to support the release of Animal Adventures: Secrets of Gullet Cove.
'Flesh and Blood TCG' on the Move, 'Magic' Still Tops, 'Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh! Strong, More
January 26, 2021
There's a relatively new game in town, and its sealed product is creeping up the charts: Flesh and Blood TCG turned in some phenomenal sales numbers for December.
From Marvel Comics
January 26, 2021
Here's a preview of the variant covers for Marvel’s Voices: Legacy #1, coming in February and published by Marvel Comics.
Headed to the Hobby Channel in February; Set Features Valuable Comic Book Relics
January 26, 2021
Upper Deck Entertainment unveiled Marvel Ages Trading Cards, a set of non-sport trading cards, for release in February.
'Majorie Finnegan' #1 Arrives in May
January 26, 2021
AWA Studios announced Majorie Finnegan #1 for release on May 5.
Duo Establishes a New Multi-year Licensing Deal with Wizards of the Coast for Three Novels to be Published by Del Rey
January 26, 2021
Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman announced that they will be penning three new Classic Dragonlance novels after reaching a multi-year licensing deal with Wizards of the Coast.
'Secrets of Gullet Cove'
January 26, 2021
Steamforged unveiled Secrets of Gullet Cove, a new Animal Adventures RPG sourcebook, for release on March 22.
Dice-Rolling Dexterity Game
January 26, 2021
Pegasus Spiele will release Dice Flick into U.S. trade in March.
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