DVDs To Reach 60 Million Homes this Year
June 15, 2002
Circuit City, the national electronics chain, is the first nationwide mass-market retailer to announce publicly that it is eliminating VHS product from its stores.
DVD To Follow
June 3, 2002
The number of the anime/ Matrix prequels produced by the top animation houses in Japan has reached ten, and it is likely that all the Animatrix shorts will be collected on one DVD that will be released before the end of the year.
And a Calendar
May 20, 2002
Guardians of Order has announced four new anime fan guides for release in the coming months, in addition to previously announced titles.
Great, What's Next?
May 6, 2002
Tim Davis, owner of Alternate Reality in Chicago, Illinois, said of FCBD in his store, 'I saw 3 to 4 times the number of bodies that I normally see on a Saturday.'
Retailers Bullish on FCBD #1
May 6, 2002
Joey Boyack, owner of Comic Kings, Virginia Beach,VA: Our day turned out pretty good today, as we saw a lot of new faces that came in looking for the free comics.
New Publisher Enters Field
April 29, 2002
IDW has announced that it will publish the Art of Armitage , a trade paperback at $19.99, with 96 color pages on the Pioneer anime series.
'Like Death of Superman, Pokemon'
April 18, 2002
Expectations are high for Free Comic Book Day, the comic industry promotional event happening on May 4, the day after the Spider-Man movie opens.
An Interview with Darin Erickson of Amazing Comics and Cards
April 8, 2002
Darin Erickson runs Amazing Comics & Cards, a 4000-square foot pop culture store in a Target-anchored shopping center in Long Beach, California.
And Expands License Roster
February 25, 2002
N2 Toys is waiting to see if buyers at the recently concluded New York Toy Fair will order N2's second series of toys based on the cancelled Tick TV series.
Most Important to Retailers
December 25, 2001
ICv2 is pleased to present our top five Movie/TV Merchandise stories of 2001. These rankings are based on the business impact of these events on pop culture retailers. 1.Retro cartoons drive sales.