'Shang-Chi', 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife', 'Dexter: New Blood' Trailers; Kirkman Gets New Life in 'TWD' Lawsuit; 10+ Warner Movies to Stream Day One; 'Pokemon' Live-Action Series; 'Exorcist' Trilogy Planned
Geek Showbiz Round-Up
July 28, 2021
More summer geek showbiz news has arrived, and it's time for a round-up!
For 'Pokemon TCG'; Images Included
July 22, 2021
The Pokemon Company International announced two new V Battle Decks, for Pokemon TCG, which will release into retail.
As Pandemic Begins to Recede
July 20, 2021
Hobby game sales were up strongly overall in the Spring (January through April) season of 2021, although there were substantial variations from region to region and store to store depending on the fury of the global Covid pandemic and the accompanying restrictions on retail.
Pandemic Year Ends on Up Note
July 16, 2021
Despite the many challenges of doing business during a global pandemic, hobby game sales in the U.S. and Canada grew 21% to $2.035 billion in 2020, up from $1.675 billion in 2019.
Plus: 'Demon Slayer' Spinoff, Takahashi Shorts, 'Star Wars' Art Book, 'Deadpool: Samurai' Cover
July 13, 2021
The new manga licenses include a Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba spinoff, a collection of short manga by Rumiko Takahashi; plus a Star Wars art book and a cover and date for the Marvel/VIZ crossover: Deadpool: Samurai.
Column by Scott Thorne
July 12, 2021
This week, Scott Thorne continues his discussion of distributor magazines, and asks whether the current Pokemon craze has crested.
'V-UNION: Mewtwo', 'Greninja V-UNION' and 'Zacian V-UNION'
July 9, 2021
The Pokemon Company International unveiled three new Pokemon TCG: Pokemon V-UNION Special Collections.