FYE Makes a Major Pivot Away from Packaged Media
November 10, 2022
FYE has made a major pivot away from packaged media and toward games, manga, and merch.
The Market and Why Periodical Comics May Have Outlived Their Usefulness, the Distribution Move, Creator Imprints, and Future Projects
November 10, 2022
We caught up with Dark Horse Comics CEO Mike Richardson for our first interview since the company was acquired by Embracer Group.
Chain of Stores Specializing in Anime Merch
November 9, 2022
Too Cool is a Northern Illinois chain that specializes in merchandise tied to anime and other pop culture properties.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
November 7, 2022
Here are some thoughts on news stories that caught my eye over the past couple of weeks.
With Richard Rudolph
November 7, 2022
Vault Comics will launch a new graphic novel imprint with veteran songwriter and producer Richard Rudolph to publish tie-ins with musicians.
More Graphic Novels, Lots of Manga, and Less Collectible Merch
November 7, 2022
We visited the mid-sized Target store and found more graphic novels, lots of manga, and less collectible merch compared to our last channel check at this store.
Due to 'Broader Economic Climate'
November 4, 2022
Funko, Inc. reported sharply higher inventory, with mass chains delaying or canceling orders, in its Q3 report and conference call, citing "the broader economic climate."
Column by Steve Bennett
November 2, 2022
This week, columnist Steve Bennett talks Disney Comics and their new titles, Gargoyles and Darkwing Duck published via Dynamite Entertainment.
Retailer Heads for Union Election
November 2, 2022
An election to determine whether the union will represent the company's workers will now be called.
Via Dave Hawksworth Award
November 1, 2022
The cash grant came with the Dave Hawksworth Memorial Comic Shop Improvement Award.
With Communications Workers of America
November 1, 2022
Employees at a large brick-and-mortar and online hobby games retailer have formed a union affiliated with the Communications Workers of America.