ICv2: THE BUSINESS OF GEEK CULTURE
Column by Scott Thorne
May 29, 2017

This week, Scott Thorne continues his discussion about the Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP).

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Week of May 30, 2017
May 28, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases are slim,but there are a few items of real interest including the latest season of the best police procedural on American TV, a gritty medieval historical drama that should appeal to fans of Game of Thrones , new editions of two anime classics that have been selling for big bucks online, plus a reduced price edition of the complete Beauty and Beast live-action TV series.
'Baywatch' Bombs
May 28, 2017
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales didn’t measure up to box office analyst’s expectations ($80-85 million), but it did earn $62 million from Friday through Sunday, and easily top a weak Memorial Day weekend that was 15% below the same frame last year.
From Dynamite Entertainment
May 28, 2017
Here's a preview of Betty Boop TP , published by Dynamite Entertainment.
This Summer
May 26, 2017
Australian game store chain, Good Games, has announced it will open its second U.S. store this summer.
Convention Responds With Heightened Security, Costume Props Ban
May 26, 2017
After an armed man was arrested at Phoenix Comicon Thursday, the convention organizers have heightened security, which includes banning costume props and limiting access to the convention center.
New Exploration Game by Mike Fitzgerald
May 26, 2017
Players can seek magical riches in R&R Games’ new Dragon Island.
Spanning the Entire 'Trek' Universe
May 26, 2017
McFarlane Toys will be making figures, role-play weapons, and accessories inspired by the Star Trek Universe.
New Seven Seas Licenses
May 26, 2017
Seven Seas has added four licenses to its 2018 lineup.
Card Mix, Release Date, Teaser Art
May 26, 2017
Panini America has announced the first products for its new Meta-X game line: The Meta-X Justice League TCG.
Ultra Pro's 'Valerian: The Alpha Missions'
May 26, 2017
The first game Ultra Pro will release under its license for games based on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets will be cooperative.
For Netflix Series Written by Warren Ellis
May 26, 2017
Netflix released a trailer for its animated adaptation of Castlevania , as well as announcing the debut date.
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