Column by Steve Bennett
April 5, 2017
Bennett examines the media’s reaction to statements made by Marvel’s David Gabriel during an interview with ICv2, and what may happen next.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
April 5, 2017
The inability to create new in-continuity characters creates a zero-sum game for DC and Marvel.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
April 3, 2017
What Marvel is seeing in microcosm with its sales dip is the same basic problem that we’ve seen in comics distribution for the past 30 years.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 3, 2017
This week, Thorne asks whether people are getting ripped off by prices that are two or three times the MSRP on this hot new game.
Week of April 4, 2017
April 2, 2017
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominates this week’s home entertainment releases like it ruled the box office, but there are a few other offerings of interest including the raunchy, star-studded, R-rated comedy Office Christmas Party , a strong new film from Jim Jarmusch, plus Blu-ray editions of some 1990s anime classics including Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 , and Martian Successor Nadesico.
Scarjo's 'Ghost in the Shell' Bombs
April 2, 2017
Dreamworks Animation’s animated Boss Baby narrowly edged out Disney’s massive hit Beauty & the Beast to grab the weekend box office crown with an estimated $49 million, while the Scarlett Johansson-starring live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s manga Ghost in the Shell opened way below expectations.
Column by Steve Bennett
March 29, 2017
Confessions of a Comic Book Guy is a weekly column by Steve Bennett of Super-Fly Comics and Games in Yellow Springs, Ohio. This week, Bennett looks at comics featuring teen protagonists and licensed properties.
Column by Scott Thorne
March 27, 2017
This week, Thorne looks at the growing trend of retailer-friendly game Kickstarters.
Week of March 28, 2017
March 26, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases include Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , the real-life drama Patriots’ Day , the over-the-top “dad vs. fiancé” film Why Him?, the Static Shock cartoon, the latest season of the adult cartoon series Archer , and the North American disc debut of the most popular Naruto film yet.
'Chips,' 'Life,' & 'Wilson' Falter, 'Power Rangers' Surprises
March 26, 2017
Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast continued its box office domination with an $88.3 million dollar second frame, the fourth best second weekend in history.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
March 21, 2017
This week, Salkowitz reflects on the deaths of comic legends, politics in comics, and European comics.
Column by Scott Thorne
March 20, 2017
This week, Thorne shares some of his observations from GAMA Trade Show, and the trip.
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