Week of October 8, 2019
October 7, 2019
This week’s home entertainment releases include what is perhaps, alas, the final Toy Story film, the seventh film in the Conjuring franchise, an unsettling slasher film from the creator of Heriditary , and the second season of the CW’s DC Comics-based Black Lightning .
'Controversy' Doesn't Appear To Hurt Revamped Origin Saga
October 6, 2019
Todd Phillips' The Joker set a new October weekend box office record with an estimated $93.5 million debut, but it still wasn't enough to insure a year-over-year win as the total box office was down 18.2% from the same weekend last year when Venom debuted with $80.2 million.
DVD Round-Up: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home,' 'Anna & the Apocalypse,' 'Doom Patrol,' 'Tell Me a Story,' & 'FLCL Progressive'
Week of October 1, 2019
September 30, 2019
This week’s home entertainment offerings include arguably the most entertaining Spider-Man movie yet, a Christmas zombie apocalypse musical, an excellent TV series adaptation of Grant Morrison’s Doom Patrol previously available only on the DC Universe streaming service, Kevin Williamson’s dark fantasy take on traditional fairy tales, and more of the wacky, surreal FLCL anime from Production IG.
August Down, But Less Than Expected with One Less Week
September 13, 2019
Sales of comics and graphic novels to comic stores were down 5.76% vs. August 2018, an impressive performance in a month with one fewer week.
DVD Round-Up: 'Men in Black: International,' 'Ma,' 'Booksmart,' 'Bob's Burgers,' & 'My Hero Academia'
Week of September 3, 2019
September 2, 2019
This week's home entertainment offerings include Sony's attempt to revive the comic book-based Men in Black franchise, an Olivia Spencer horror movie, a smart and savvy coming-of-age film directed by actress Oiivia Wilde, plus the latest episodes of Bob’s Burgers and the breakout superhero anime series My Hero Academia.
The Comics Market 'Malaise;' Periodicals vs. Graphic Novels; Genre Tastes; and Image Titles with Overlooked Potential
August 16, 2019
We caught up with Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson recently to get his views on current issues, and discussed his perspective on the comics market "malaise," periodicals vs. graphic novels, whether tastes in genres are shifting, and Image titles that may offer more opportunities than are currently being realized.
Disney Unveils New Streaming Bundle, 'Game of Thrones' Creators Join Netflix, Viacom to Acquire 'Garfield,' 'TWD' Spinoff Gets Lead, HBO Max Gets Doctor Who, CBS All Access Adds Kids Programming
Geek TV News Round-Up
August 12, 2019
There was plenty of geek TV news over the last week, and it's time for another round-up!