An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of ICv2 Insider’s Guide #67, which was released at San Diego Comic-Con International, and to the trade by Diamond Comic Distributors, AAA Anime, Skyline Distribution, Bookazine, other distributors, and is also available directly from ICv2.  According to the new ICv2 Insider’s Guide, graphic novel sales dipped in both major distribution channels in the first half of 2009.


The issue includes an analysis of the connection between movie buzz and graphic novel sales; a look at the most promising film releases through early 2010; features on some of the more interesting products for the coming months; Pick Hits for Q4 graphic novel releases; graphic novel, anime, manga, and game reviews; and Top Properties charts based on Q2 sales. 


Fro more on the contents of this issue, along with links to all of the bestseller lists, see “Graphic Novel Sales Dip.” 


For those interested in subscribing to the ICv2 Insider’s Guide, please visit the ICv2 Online Store (click here).  Or if you are interested in ordering a single copy of the ICv2 Insider’s Guide #67, please click here.  For retailers, if your distributor is on the list above, just ask for your free copy of the Guide, or if not, e-mail Dennis Viau an or office at to request a complimentary copy.