Check Out the Mix
February 26, 2002
January is a transition month in the pop culture products business, with the first week or two typically showing strong post-Christmas sales, followed by slowing traffic as the winter doldrums set in. But there was a lot of activity in pop culture stores this January, with especially strong releases in the comic category.
LOTR Expands Interest in Fantasy Genre
January 13, 2002
Wizards of the Coast has announced that combined sales on its three core rulebooks for Dungeons and Dragons 3rd Edition have exceeded 1 million copies since August 2000, and that sales are continuing to increase.
'Preserve the Integrity of the Industry'
January 9, 2002
In response to Precedence Entertainment offering single 'rare' cards from its Rifts CCG to consumers, over thirty retailers affixed their names to this letter protesting the practice.
'City Confidential' Tackles 80s Murder Case
October 3, 2001
An episode of 'City Confidential' that aired on the Arts and Entertainment Network on Wednesday, October 3, 2001 featured an hour-long story on the murder of Lieth Von Stein in Washington, North Carolina in 1988 by his stepson and two accomplices, implicitly connecting the murder to Dungeons and Dragons numerous times throughout the piece.