'Ant Man and the Wasp' Tops the Global Market
August 26, 2018
John Chu’s romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians dipped just 5.7% in its second weekend as it easily took the domestic box office crown, while Marvel Studios' Ant-Man and the Wasp was surprisingly the highest-earning film in the world this weekend.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
August 21, 2018
Startup InkyPen announced today that it is launching a new "all you can read" digital comics subscription service for the Nintendo Switch portable gaming console.
Column by Scott Thorne
August 20, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne divines four reasons for playing RPGs from the celebrities that play Dungeons & Dragons .
Week of August 21, 2018
August 19, 2018
Things are starting to heat up in the home entertainment world with the release of the hugely successful sequel Deadpool 2, as well as a whole bunch of intriguing TV series, including the latest seasons of the comic book-based The Walking Dead and Gotham, the first season of the excellent period thriller The Terror, and the final season of Ash vs. the Evil Dead.
Posts Best Rom Com Debut of 2018 So Far
August 19, 2018
Despite opening on Wednesday, John M. Chu’s romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians won the weekend box office with a $25.2 million 3-day total, providing Warner Bros. with a second straight over-performing box office champ.
Column by Scott Thorne
August 13, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne comments on recent news from Target, Gen Con, and Amazon.
Column by Paul Levitz
August 12, 2018
In this column, Paul Levitz offers numerous ways that comic retailers can connect with colleges, community colleges, and schools to find new customers.
Week of August 14, 2018
August 12, 2018
Disney kicked off the fall home entertainment series early this year with the release of Avengers: Infinity War, the biggest global hit of 2018 so far, and there are other offerings of great interest including the latest season of Arrow, the first season of the excellent Stephen King-based Mr. Mercedes, the final season of SyFy's 12 Monkeys, plus an intriguing post-apocalyptic anime movie, Planetarian.
Doubles Tracking Number
August 12, 2018
The Meg, a years-in-the-making action fantasy about a mammoth prehistoric shark with a B-list cast of western actors led by Jason Statham, doubled its tracking numbers and took a $44.5 million bite out of the weekend box office.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
August 7, 2018
Rob Salkowitz takes a fresh look at the growing digital collectibles market at the San Diego Comic-Con tech pavilion.
Column by Scott Thorne
August 6, 2018
So far the following new releases have really piqued my interest.
Week of August 7, 2018
August 5, 2018
These are the dog days for home entertainment releases, but there are some interesting offerings on disc this week, including what is quite likely the best adaptation yet of the Death of Superman saga, along with the second seasons of Star Wars Rebels, a LEGO/DC Aquaman animated feature, and the second season of Riverdale.