'Demon Slayer' Gag Manga, 'Chainsaw Man' Box Set, Urban Legends from Junji Ito, and More
February 3, 2023
VIZ Media's new announcements included a Demon Slayer gag manga, a box set of all 11 volumes of Chainsaw Man, and a new Junji Ito story collection based on actual urban legends.
'Berserk' Tops Again
February 27, 2023
The Dark Horse Comics' Berserk collections were once again the top manga franchise across all channels combined for Fall 2022 (September-December).
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #103
March 23, 2023
These charts of the Top 10 Hobby Channel Collectible Games, Top 3 Mass Market Channel Collectible Games and Top 5 Collectible Games Over-all reflect sales in Fall 2022.
Winners and Losers
March 24, 2023
A Fall surge of TCG products tested the limits of the market in 2022, leaving winning and losing brands behind, according to what we heard from retailers, distributors, and publishers in the TCG business.
Sales Take a Nose Dive
May 11, 2023
Sales of the Top 20 titles were down in April.
More Variety, Less Backlist
May 11, 2023
The mix of the titles in the April Top 20 skews heavily toward recent releases, which leads to a greater variety of series.
Column by Scott Thorne
May 22, 2023
This week, columnist Scott Thorne talks about the possible impact of Disney Lorcana entering the TCG market.
After Holding the Line for 15 Years
June 16, 2023
The last line-wide price hike was in 2009.
From 'ICv2's Internal Correspondence' #104
July 26, 2023
This top manga franchise chart originally appeared in ICv2's Internal Correspondence #104.
August 24, 2023
Here's the story of Fan Expo Chicago 2023 in pictures, kicking off with photos from Friday.