Spider-Man, Clones, LotR, More
September 2, 2002
The Spider-Man film spurred increased sales of Spider-Man merchandise, a track record that will easily justify additional outreach efforts synchronized with the wallcrawler's video release on Nov.2.
Plus The Young Ones
August 26, 2002
Doctor Who: The Key Time contains all the episodes featuring the most popular Doctor of them all, Tom Baker. This six-disk box set, which is being distributed in the U.S. by Warner Home Video, will have a retail price of $124.95.
On Track for 15 Million Units
August 25, 2002
Nobody's saying much about it in public, but sales of the first Lord of the Rings DVD are disappointing, especially when compared with those of Shrek , which has already moved an estimated 24 million units.
All the News Didn't Fit
August 18, 2002
As we've done with other shows this summer, we're wrapping up our GenCon coverage with all the news that didn't fit in other articles. First, we thought we ought to note that a number of RPG releases were well-received at the show, including...
Retailers To Get $100 Credit (on $1000 Purchase)
July 24, 2002
Book distributor Baker & Taylor is trying to create some synergy of its own by offering its book customers access to the DVD titles distributed by B & T's Entertainment division.
Major Marketing Campaign Planned
July 14, 2002
Sony will release a special 2-disc DVD edition of the $400 million Spider-Man blockbuster on Friday, November 1.
First Release this Winter
July 7, 2002
Fantasy Flight Games of Roseville, Minnesota announced that it has acquired the rights to create board games based on the hugely popular Dragon Ball Z animated series.
Mage Knight: Stolen Destiny Bows in October
June 25, 2002
WizKids, the folks who invented the Collectible Miniatures Game (CMG), have collaborated with Idea & Design Works (IDW) to create a five-issue comic mini-series based on the Mage Knight universe.
Birds of Prey Leads Newcomers
May 29, 2002
Birds of Prey , Firefly , and a new version of the Twilight Zone are going to have to make up for the loss of a number of favorites.
We Talk to Two Medium-Size Retailers
May 21, 2002
This week we spoke to two retailers with medium size stores that also use events to build sales: Chris Petitto of New World Manga and Robert Nicaise of Dr. Bob's Game Shop.