An ICv2 Release.  ICv2 has announced the release of ICv2's Internal Correspondence #85, which is released to the trade by Alliance Game Distributors, Diamond Comic Distributors, ACD Distribution, GTS Distribution, Southern Hobby Supply, AAA Anime, Bookazine, Esdevium, other distributors, and is also available directly from ICv2.

Internal Correspondence #85 covers the hobby game and comics and graphic novel (including manga) markets.  This issue includes our estimates and breakdowns of market size for both comics/graphic novels and hobby games, plus market reports on the Spring season for both games and comics, our evaluations of current trends, a look at what’s selling and why, feature articles, and the Pick Hits to Click for Fall 2014.

For more on the contents of this issue, see "Hobby Games Market Hits $700M."

Digital copies (PDFs) are available instantly from your favorite DriveThru store.  For librarians and educators interested in subscribing to ICv2's Internal Correspondence, order from EBSCO (title #408-601-128), DEMCO (product #60001562), or WT Cox (title #128411).

To order a digital copy of ICv2's Internal Correspondence #85, click here.

If you are a retailer, you can get a free copy.  If your distributor is on the list above, just ask for your free copy of Internal Correspondence, or if not, e-mail Dennis Viau at to request a copy.