Column by Steve Bennett
June 10, 2020
Steve Bennett looks at the state of the comics business, some DC comics that are a great fit for new readers, and comics with coronavirus connections.
The Show Will Go On
March 4, 2020
In the wake of nine deaths tied to the Covid-19 coronavirus in the Seattle area, three major publishers announced on Tuesday that they are pulling out of Emerald City Comic Con.
World According to Griepp: The Origins of Distributor-Produced Advance Order Catalogues ('Previews,' 'GTM,' 'Meeple Monthly')
And Why They Should Die in the Coronavirus Era
May 7, 2020
It's time to lay them to rest. They're an anachronism, and have been for at least a decade.
Major Pacific Northwest Show Issuing Refunds
March 6, 2020
Convention organizer Reedpop is postponing Emerald City Comic Con to new summer dates due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in the Seattle area.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
March 10, 2020
Rob Salkowitz looks at the story behind the cancellation of a major comic convention and the implications for the event business.
'Black Widow' Release Date Pulled, Dozens of TV Productions Come to a Standstill Over Coronavirus Concerns
Hollywood COVID-19 Round-Up
March 18, 2020
More news coming out of Hollywood as multiple geek movie and TV productions come to a standstill, and this is the round-up.
April 21, 2020
Wizards of the Coast is delaying another Magic: The Gathering release due to manufacturing difficulties related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Retail News Round-Up
May 15, 2020
We round up the news on retailing overall, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.
Cancel Retailer Breakfast, Diamond Select Toys Exhibit
March 5, 2020
Geppi Family Enterprises companies Diamond Comic Distributors and Diamond Select Toys have pulled out of Emerald City Comic Con over coronavirus fears.