Year-End Game, Comic Market Reports; a Look at Trade Associations
Posted by Milton Griepp on March 9, 2018 @ 2:24 pm CT
For more on the contents of this issue, see "Big Shifts in Ninth Year of Growth" and "Cautious Optimism in Comic Stores."
Internal Correspondence #93 covers the hobby game and comics and graphic novel (including manga) markets, with Top Franchise charts for the Fall/Holiday Season 2017 and Pick Hits to Click for Summer 2018.
Here’s a list of ICv2’s charts of the hobby game bestsellers for the Fall/Holiday season from the new issue, covering all five categories:
Top Collectible Games--Fall 2017
Top 10 Hobby Channel Board Games--Fall 2017
Top 10 Hobby Channel Card and Dice Games--Fall 2017
Top 5 Non-Collectible Miniature Games--Fall 2017
Top 5 Roleplaying Games--Fall 2017
Here's a list of ICv2's charts of the graphic novel bestsellers for the Fall 2017 season from the new issue, covering all four catagories:
Top 10 Superhero Graphic Novel Franchises – Fall 2017
Top 10 Author Graphic Novel Franchises – Fall 2017
Top 10 Manga Franchises – Fall 2017
Top 10 Kids/Tweens Graphic Novel Granchises – Fall 2017
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'Ralph' Threepeats in a Weak Domestic Market
December 9, 2018
The big box office news this weekend didn’t happen in the fallow North American market where a re-release of Schindler’s List was the only new entry with over 1,000 locations, rather it took place in the Middle Kingdom where Warner Bros. debuted its DC Comics-based Aquaman , which posted the fourth best opening ever for a superhero film in the Middle Kingdom.