Key March Decisions: Shutting Down and Delaying Payments
May 21, 2020
We ask about key decisions made at the end of March: to shut down most functions at Diamond and Alliance, and to delay payments to vendors.
Diamond and DC Comics
May 21, 2020
We talk about the surprising impact on Diamond's relationship with DC Comics, its second largest supplier.
Handling Product in the Pipeline, Diamonds New Competitive Landscape
May 21, 2020
We talk about how GFE companies will handle the product caught in the pipeline between order and shipment during the shutdown, and Diamond's new competitive landscape.
Handling Rolling Shutdowns Going Forward, Plans for Free Comic Book Day
May 21, 2020
We talk about what will happen if there's rolling chaos, with regional shutdowns and openings across the country, and plans for Free Comic Book Day.
GFE's Restructuring and Rebranding, Future Plans for the Companies and Ownership
May 21, 2020
We talk about the reorganization of Steve Geppi's companies into Geppi Family Enterprises, his plans for the future of his companies, and for his ownership of them.
From Artists Writers & Artisans
May 20, 2020
Here's a preview of Devil's Highway #1, published by Artists Writers & Artisans.
Micro Collectible Battling Game
May 20, 2020
Funko, Inc. unveiled Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones, a micro collectible, tabletop gaming system, for broad release after a first-to-market release in Target.
Card Game by Renegade Game Studios
May 20, 2020
Renegade Game Studios announced Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game, a trick-taking card game, for release in August 2020.
New Event and Conventions Manager To Help Organize Their Virtual Convention
May 20, 2020
Renegade Game Studios revealed that it has hired Chris Whitpan as their new Event and Conventions Manager.
Rescheduling Books from April, May, June, and July
May 20, 2020
The schedule Marvel Comics just released for the last three weeks of July mixes titles originally scheduled to release in four different months in those three weeks.
Launching 'Mega Man: Fully Charged' in August
May 20, 2020
BOOM! Studios will launch a new comic series based on the Mega Man: Fully Charged animated series in August.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
May 19, 2020
In this column, Rob Salkowitz interviews key players and surveys the convention business in the COVID-19 era.