Readership, Market Changes, More
January 21, 2020

Our core categories continued to go through a period of rapid change in the time since our last major survey.

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Diamond Ranks Its Top Toys of 2019
January 17, 2020
This list of the Top 100 Toys for 2019, ranked in dollar sales order, was released by Diamond Comic Distributors. It’s based on sell-in to comic stores by Diamond.
For 'Pop! Movies' Line
January 15, 2020
Funko, Inc. is releasing Birds of Prey vinyl figures for their Pop! Movies line.
Shown During National Championship Game
January 14, 2020
Marvel released a new trailer for Black Widow to a big audience during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game Monday night.
After Period of Expansion
January 10, 2020
Under a majority recapitalization, Guardian Capital Partners has acquired a majority of the company, with management continuing as minority partners.
Merchandising Program Tied to Anime
January 9, 2020
IDW will produce board games, and Funko will produce Pop! Vinyl figures, along with other products, based on The Junji Ito Collection.
On the Comics Market, TV in the Pipe, the New Investor's Impact, Key Content Areas
January 7, 2020
In the closing days of 2019, we caught up with Dark Horse Comics CEO Mike Richardson for a wide-ranging interview. In Part 1, we talk about the comics and graphic novel market, Dark Horse shows in the pipeline, the impact of Dark Horse’s new investor, and key content areas for Dark Horse.
Issues Facing Comic Stores, Future of the Channel, Streamer Impacts, Dark Horse in 2020
January 7, 2020
In Part 2, we talk about Dark Horse Comics initiatives to help comic stores expand into growth areas, the future of the comic store, the impact of the streamers, and Dark Horse plans for 2020.
Vinyl Figures by Ultra PRO
January 3, 2020
Ultra PRO announced new Figurines of Adorable Power, vinyl figure product line for Dungeons & Dragons, to release in April 2020.
Case Studies in the Interplay Between Comics, Streaming Video, and Other Media
January 2, 2020
Concrete examples of how graphic novels, anime, TV shows, games, and podcasts all interact with one another.
Online Grows Fastest as Mall Traffic Declines
December 30, 2019
Online sales were up 18.8%, growing at a much faster pace than brick and mortar.
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