Geek Showbiz Round-Up
May 30, 2023

As we come out of the holiday weekend, there's plenty of showbiz news, and we round it up here.

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Column by Milton Griepp
May 30, 2023
It seemed like a good time to take a look at what this means for Diamond Comic Distributors and the future of the comics business.
Column by Jeffrey Dohm-Sanchez
May 26, 2023
The Cosplay Thermometer can be a good gauge of an IP's brand strength. Check out our latest Anime Central photo gallery to see what brands could be hot.
Second Hasbro Announcement in a Week, Following 'Rom'
May 25, 2023
This is the second Hasbro license to return to Marvel Comics this week, following the announcement of Rom.
Despite Growth in Tabletop Game, Comic and Film Divisions
May 25, 2023
Management delivered bad news in the earnings report for Embracer Group, despite growth in its tabletop game and comic and film divisions.
Column by Steve Bennett
May 22, 2023
This week, columnist Steve Bennett discusses the reaction to the first non-binary Transformer, and the Transformers and Barbie licensing team-up.
Friday, Anime Companies and Cosplay
May 22, 2023
ICv2 once again returned to Anime Central, which was held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL on May 19-21, 2023.
Geek Showbiz Round-up
May 22, 2023
Headed into the Memorial Day weekend, the showbiz news is still coming in. It's time for a round-up!
'Templar' Creator Jordan Mechner Delves into His Family History
May 12, 2023
Jordan Mechner, also the creator of Templar, will take a deep look at his family history and his own life in the new book.
As It Posts a $61.1 Million Loss for Q1
May 11, 2023
Funko identified shifting sales from its wholesale customers to its website as a key strategy as it presented its Q1 2023 results, which showed a $61.1 million loss.
Column by Steve Bennett
May 10, 2023
This week, colunmist Steve Bennett makes a correction to his column from last week and discusses Disney's Wish movie.
Geek Showbiz Round-up
May 7, 2023
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