Five Major Releases Over Next 18 Months
February 4, 2002
No comic publisher has ever assembled a more formidable phalanx of films based on its characters than Marvel Comics, which has no fewer than five major motion pictures set for theatrical release during the next 18 months.
Lord of the Rings, Comics Strong Sellers
January 15, 2002
In the midst of a recession and in the wake of the economic turmoil created by the 9-11 attacks, the pop culture retailers surveyed by ICv2 reported strong sales in December. Let's take a look at some of the categories...
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.
The Gold Knight Returns
January 9, 2002
With comics- and fantasy-based movies at a peak of popularity in Tinseltown, it is only fitting that comic artist extraordinaire Alex Ross ( Kingdom Come ) was chosen to create a poster for the Motion Picture Academy's annual self-congratulatory awards ceremony.
Wins Inital AFI Best Picture Award
January 6, 2002
Lord of Rings: Fellowship of the Ring finished number one at the U.S. domestic box office for the third week in a row, earning some $23 million and pushing its cumulative total past $200 million in just 19 days.