Column by Scott Thorne
February 16, 2020

This week, Scott Thorne chimes in on the newest Secret Lair releases and what it means for the future of Wizards ot the Coast's drop marketing strategy.

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'Birds of Prey' Still Treading Water
February 16, 2020
Paramount's animated Sonic the Hedgehog set a new record for videogame adaptations with a $57 million 3-day opening, which helped the top ten films earn 23% more than they did during the same frame a year ago.
Column by Steve Bennett
February 12, 2020
This week, Steve Bennett talks Bronies vs. Transisters, and debates whether or not they can find a common love of IDW Publishing's new My Little Pony/Transformers crossover.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
February 11, 2020
This week, Rob Salkowitz takes a look at the Oscars and a new convention documentary.
Column by Scott Throne
February 9, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne offers three more tactics publishers can employ to increase in-store retail sales.
$33.2 Million Debut is DC's Worst Outing Since 'Jonah Hex'
February 9, 2020
Despite solid reviews, reasonably good grades from opening weekend audiences. and one of the widest releases ever for an R-rated film, Warner Bros.’ latest DC Comics adaptation, Birds of Prey won what was at best a Pyrrhic Victory at the box office.
Column by Steve Bennett
February 5, 2020
This week, Steve Bennett reflects on why he hasn't spent too much time in bookstores, and the meaning of Jerry Craft's Newbery Award win to the Comic Industry as a whole.
Column by Scott Thorne
February 3, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne offers three techniques publishers can use to increase in-store sales.
'The Rhythm Section' Is a Record-Setting Bomb
February 2, 2020
The R-rated action/comedy Bad Boys For Life took the box office crown for the third straight time with an estimated $17.7 million.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
January 29, 2020
In the first of a two-part column, Rob Salkowitz talks to Camilla Zhang, Kickstarter's comics outreach lead, about Kickstarter's upcoming anthology comic project.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
January 29, 2020
In the second of a two-part column by Rob Salkowitz, Kickstarter's comics outreach lead Camilla Zhang provides her perspective on Kickstarter's impact on publishing.
Lovecraft's 'Color Out of Space' With Nic Cage in Modest Debut
January 26, 2020
The Will Smith/Martin Lawrence action comedy Bad Boys For Life continued its remarkable performance, dropping just 46% in its second frame as it became the first 2020 film to reach $100 million in the domestic market.
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