Everybody Was at Home
January 8, 2021
Increased time at home for both kids and adults was the biggest driver, along with a superheated political environment.
New Superhero from 'Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures' Creators
February 2, 2021
First Second Books plans for the first half of 2021 include a new superhero story from the creators of Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade.
Learning from Comic Store Strategy and Covid Pivots
February 15, 2021
Lots of great learnings (as usual) in this comic retailer profile.
Includes 'Avatar: The Last Airbender', 'Sonic The Hedgehog', and 'Star Wars' Books
March 17, 2021
The 20th Annual Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is on August 14, 2021, and Diamond Comic Distributors just released the 38 Silver Sponsor titles for this event.
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #99
March 26, 2021
This chart of the Top 10 Kids Graphic Novel Franchises reflects sales in both the comic store and book channels during Fall 2020 (September-December).
New Adventures for Karen and Olive, plus Cullen Bunn on Ghoul Trouble in Middle School
April 26, 2021
Our Pick Hits include new adventures for Karen and Olive, plus Cullen Bunn brings ghoul trouble in middle school.
Column by Steve Bennett
November 25, 2015
This week Bennett looks at the reaction to the MST3K Kickstarter.
Scholastic CEO Profoundly Influenced Geek Culture
June 8, 2021
Scholastic Corporation Chairman and CEO M. Richard Robinson, Jr., who had a profound influence on geek culture, passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.
Cold War Sci-Fi at Image and Supernatural Family Drama at Dark Horse
June 29, 2021
The Eisner Award Winner is branching out with two new limited series, a Cold War space story from Image Comics and a father-daughter drama with a puzzle at the center of it from Dark Horse Comics.
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #100
July 6, 2021
These top franchise charts originally appeared in ICv2's Internal Correspondence #100.