Scheduling Hurt Us
July 6, 2004
John Riley of Grasshopper's Comics in Williston Park, Long Island (in business since 1992) found that the date made this year's Free Comic Book Day a tougher sell.
We Need a Marvel Kid's Comic
December 9, 2002
Darin Batten of All Star Comics and Games in Mishawaka, Indiana saw Timothy Davis' plea for comics for kids, and Brian Hibbs' response, and expressed his desire for a Marvel kid's comic.
DBZ and Yu Yu Hakusho
August 6, 2002
Viz Communications has announced its lineup for the American edition of Shonen Jump and there is a strong TV connection evident in the choice of material for the magazine, which makes sense given Viz's goal of attaining mass market success with a circulation of one million in two years.
Spidey and LOTR
February 26, 2002
The good news is that ToyBiz action figures are getting better and better thanks to new high tech imaging equipment and an increasing willingness to hire top sculptors, but the bad news is that the first wave of Spider-Man Movie Action Figures showed up in Wal-Mart (and reportedly, in Toys R Us) a month before other channels.