Column by Steve Bennett
May 22, 2019

This week, Steve Bennett looks at the Batman-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover, the Brazilian comic Vincent, the upcoming She-Ra graphic novel, and more.

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Column by Rob Salkowitz
May 21, 2019
Rob Salkowitz looks at Marvel's new deal to make content for the Chinese market.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 20, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the new tariffs on game imports from China.
Week of May 21, 2019
May 19, 2019
This week’s home entertainment releases include the final film in the underappreciated How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, a surprisingly successful comedy/drama starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, a romcom that attempts to satirize the conventions of the genre, and the first half of the second season of Chris Savino’s popular Nickelodeon series Loud House.
'Endgame' Now Over $770 Million in North America
May 19, 2019
The "threequel," John Wick 3—Parabellum , opened an unprecedented 87% higher than its predecessor, signaling the full "arrival" of a potent new action film franchise with a box office clout big enough to put it in the conversation with its established genre rivals (Mission Impossible, Bond, Taken, Bourne).
'I think we made every mistake possible, but somehow, we've remained in business.'
May 15, 2019
Eight-store Florida retailer Phil Boyle says, "I think we made every mistake possible, but somehow, we've remained in business."
Column by Steve Bennett
May 15, 2019
This week, Steve Bennett looks at the hottest superhero in Avengers: Endgame.
Week of May 14, 2019
May 12, 2019
Another light week for home entertainment releases, but there are some items of interest including a better-than-average Liam Neeson action film, a solid horror film sequel, a great documentary about the first Apollo moon landing, a wrestling biopic produced by "The Rock," a brilliant German film that was nominated for 2 Oscars, and a new collector’s edition of Hayao Miyazaki’s classic Princess Mononoke.
'Pikachu' Posts Best Vid-Game Film Bow Yet
May 12, 2019
Marvel Studios' juggernaut, Avengers: Endgame, topped the charts for a third straight weekend, but it scored only a narrow victory over Warner Bros.' live-action hybrid Detective Pikachu, which set a new domestic record for a video game adaptation with a $58 million opening weekend.
Column by Steve Bennett
May 9, 2019
This week, Steve Bennett looks at the controversy around Thor in Avengers: Endgame.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
May 6, 2019
Rob Salkowitz looks at a digital comics company that's finding paying customers a different way.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 6, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne looks at how new WPN rules on prereleases may affect how retailers schedule them, and shares thoughts on retailer levels for Kickstarters.
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