ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
'Mad' Stalwart Passes at 91
April 9, 2020

Mort Drucker, who did as much as anyone to create the look and feel of Mad Magazine for decades, passed away yesterday of non-coronavirus causes. He was 91.

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Plans Online Event on Original Dates
April 9, 2020
GAMA has postponed Origins Game Fair to new Fall dates, and scheduled an online event on the original dates.
Makes a Bet on Fall
April 9, 2020
Humanoids is making a bet that the market will be functioning at something closer to normal capacity by Fall.
Varying Problems, Solutions
April 9, 2020
Two more manga publishers have detailed their plans for releases over the next few months, reflecting multiple problems and approaches to solve them.
Including Godzilla
April 9, 2020
Ultra Pro has detailed its accessory range for the upcoming Ikoria: Lore of the Behemoths set , which also includes products with Godzilla images.
April 3, 2020
April 9, 2020
We wanted to see what the graphic novel and merch displays looked like in the midst of the coronavirus lockdown, when mass merchants like Targets were among the few retail stores open.
'The Rise of Red Skull'
April 8, 2020
Fantasy Flight Games has announced The Rise of Red Skull , a new campaign expansion for its Marvel Champions: The Card Game .
A Look Back at the Early Days of Distribution in the Business of Geek Culture
April 8, 2020
The coronavirus crisis, which threatens the network of independent retailers and the distributors and publishers that serve them, heightened my interest in looking back at a time when that network was just forming.
Focusing on North America
April 8, 2020
Pegasus Spiele has hired an Asmodee North America veteran as Sales and Marketing Executive, focusing on North America.
World Championships Canceled
April 8, 2020
Konami has announced a number of cancellations and postponements for its major upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournament events, including the cancellation of its World Championships.
First Factions, Characters Revealed
April 7, 2020
The Op has announced the first factions and characters in Smash Up: Marvel.
500 Closed
April 7, 2020
Barnes & Noble has closed approximately 500 of its 620 stores at this point in the coronavirus crisis, a company spokesperson told us on Friday, and the remainder are open.
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