Burlyman Titles to Debut in Q4
July 11, 2004
Larry and Andy Wachowski have teamed up with Steve Skroce, Geoff Darrow, and Spencer Lamm...
Tops Opening Week Total in Just Six Days
July 5, 2004
Spider-Man 2 earned more over the four-day July Fourth weekend than all the other films in the top ten combined.
Biggest Wednesday Ever
July 1, 2004
Spider-Man 2 grossed $40.5 million in over 4,000 theaters on Wednesday, breaking the previous record for the biggest Wednesday ever set by Lord of the Rings: Return of the King ($34.5 million).
Special Effects House, Stan Winston Hired
May 24, 2004
Variety is reporting that Warner Bros. has started to get its ducks in a row for the production of a new Superman film, which the studio has targeted for a summer 2006 release.
Top Saturday Ever
May 23, 2004
Shrek 2's monster 3-day opening weekend total is conservatively estimated at $104.3 million, ranking second only to Spider-Man's $114.8.
May 10, 2004
Robert Scott of Comickaze in San Diego, California saw our recent coverage of Hellboy , Punisher , and Free Comic Book Day, and feels that comics just need more marketing support to be a lot more successful.
Hidden Gems Available For Retailers
April 11, 2004
The 16th annual Eisner Award nominees have been announced.
Five-Day Worldwide Gross
December 21, 2003
The Return of the King earned $125.1 million domestically and $121 million overseas for a worldwide 5-day total of $246 million.
Sales Estimates for November Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
December 21, 2003
These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during November 2003.
Opens Much Weaker in U.S.
November 9, 2003
The Matrix Revolutions set an international record in its opening weekend, with a five-day box office gross of $204.1 million, beating Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers , which did $200 million in a similar period last year.