'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.
What a Difference a Dog (Man) Makes!
June 15, 2018
Not only does the latest Dog Man volume take the #1 slot, it sold twice as many copies as the next title down.
There's the Top of the Chart and Everything Else
June 14, 2018
Superhero and author graphic novels divide neatly into winners and losers, while manga are a bit more complicated.
There's 'Infinity Gauntlet,' and Then There's Everything Else
June 13, 2018
Infinity Gauntlet dominated the May graphic novel chart, with the second highest sales this year.
Column by Milton Griepp
June 6, 2018
This is the first game column in my new series of contributions to the ICv2 Pro site.
Column by Milton Griepp
May 9, 2018
I’ve seen this movie before.
Manga, Author Top Sellers Show Big Leads
May 8, 2018
While superhero titles are the lowest selling category in the book channel, there’s an interesting difference this month between the charts.
May 5, 2018
May 7, 2018
We seemed to see a lot of Funko and Hasbro, but there was probably a lot of Funko and Hasbro in the store before the liquidation sale started.