Global Haul Is $1.6 Billion & Counting
May 13, 2018
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War dropped just 46% in its third frame, dominating the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 7, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the impact of anchor points on pricing, and on the perceptions of a customer bringing in a comic book collection.
Week of May 8, 2018
May 6, 2018
At this time of year it’s typically theatrical movies that provide the most interesting releases, but this week there's only one major film due, the finale to the Fifty Shades trilogy, but there are a few items of real interest including the complete first season of the Cartoon Network series Bunnicula , and lower-priced collection of 15 feature-length English murder mysteries from the Midsomer Murders franchise, and a gritty live-action adaptation of the "body horror" manga series Parasyte .
'Black Panther' Creeps Toward $700 Million Domestic
May 6, 2018
Marvel Studios’ superhero crossover hit Avengers: Infinity War dropped just 56% in its second weekend as it raced to $450 million in North America and $1 billion worldwide.
Column by Steve Bennett
May 2, 2018
This week, Steve Bennett discovers a key difference between Marvel’s comics and cinematic universes: the handling of time.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 30, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne offers some thoughts on this year’s International TableTop Day.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
April 30, 2018
This week, Rob Salkowitz looks at Marvel's ten year victory march.
Week of May 1, 2018
April 29, 2018
Animated films dominate this week’s home entertainment releases, which include the first release from Ghibli successor Studio Ponoc, an updating of the Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit, and new releases from the long-running Naruto and Gundam franchises.
$250 Million Bow Tops 'The Force Awakens'
April 29, 2018
Marvel Studio’s nineteenth release Avengers: Infinity War set new domestic and global box opening records with an estimated $250 million here in North America and $630 million worldwide.
Column by Steve Bennett
April 25, 2018
This week, Steve Bennett checks out some of the media reactions to Action Comics #1000, including The Big Bang Theory.
Column by Scott Thorne
April 23, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne shares four observations about the Magic: The Gathering -- Dominaria Pre-Release.
Week of April 24, 2018
April 22, 2018
This week's home entertainment releases include a surprisingly accomplished and powerful contemporary western, the final Maze Runner film, a rare sequel ( Paddington 2 ) as good or better than the original, the final season of the Static Shock animated series, two classic parody cartoon series from the 1970s, and the HD debut of one of the most popular seasons of the original Sailor Moon anime.