'The Adventure Zone' Blows the Doors Off
August 13, 2018
The Adventure Zone didn't just dominate the top 20 Adult Graphic Novels chart, it blew the doors off of it.
The Numbers Are Down, Except When They're Not
August 8, 2018
PopularMMOS Presents A Hole New World sold more copies in July than in June.
As Sales Creep Back Up in Comic Stores
August 2, 2018
There are definitely bright spots in recent sales of comics and graphic novels, but comics retailing remains extremely challenging.
Without Big New Hits
August 1, 2018
Sentiments in the trade have improved from those at the end of 2017.
In 2017
July 30, 2018
Sales of hobby games in the U.S. and Canada topped $1.5 billion for the first time in 2017, reaching $1.55 billion, according to a new estimate compiled by ICv2 and reported in Internal Correspondence #94.
The Power of Teens
July 25, 2018
What this chart really shows is the power of the teen dollar.
July 11, 2018
July 22, 2018
We visited a medium-sized Walmart to check out their games and graphic novel displays and compare them to a year ago.
'My Hero Academia' is Gaining Strength
July 16, 2018
My Hero Academia seems to be gaining momentum.
Sales Up All Down the Line
July 15, 2018
Sales on most of the Top 20 Kids graphic novels were helped by the sales and relatively high MSRP of a new title.
July 11, 2018
July 12, 2018
The comic spinner disappeared, a big kids graphic novel display appeared, and Funko got more real estate.
July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018
The impact of Dungeons & Dragons, which is spreading throughout the store, was probably the biggest change in the merchandising.
Column by Milton Griepp
July 9, 2018
Here are my thoughts on the steps that each level of the ecosystem can take to help strengthen comic stores, where the strongest communities of comic fans are created.