Column by Steve Bennett
June 10, 2020
Steve Bennett looks at the state of the comics business, some DC comics that are a great fit for new readers, and comics with coronavirus connections.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
June 8, 2020
While I find the case that the DC-Diamond situation has made matters worse convincing, there are some who believe it might be a good thing in the long run – assuming there is a long run.
Column by Scott Thorne
June 7, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne compares how Asmodee NA handled backing out of Alliance Game Distributors against how DC Comics backed out of Diamond Comic Distributors.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 31, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the upcoming Dungeon Crawl Classics Day.
Instead of Monthly Catalogues
May 28, 2020
I'd like to suggest a new model for taking advance orders on geek culture products, such as games, comics, and merch.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 26, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne looks at support programs for game stores by publishers.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 18, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne passes on a suggestion for Wizards of the Coast on handling prerelease weekend for Magic: The Gathering, shares news on weekend sales, and offers thoughts on private equity and retailer bankruptcies.
Guest Column by Paul Levitz
May 11, 2020
This guest column by Paul Levitz is reprinted with permission from a Facebook post he wrote in response to the news that Martin Pasko passed away.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 11, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne shares a letter on coping with the coronavirus era from Mary Alice Wilson of Dark Star Books in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
And Why They Should Die in the Coronavirus Era
May 7, 2020
It's time to lay them to rest. They're an anachronism, and have been for at least a decade.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
April 27, 2020
In this column, Rob Salkowitz looks at how young readers are different, and what that means for the future of the comic store.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 27, 2020
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the impact of the coronavirus on in-store play, a key element of the game store business model.
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