Saturday, May 31
April 9, 2003
The increase in graphic novel sales has been one of the few bright spots in the firmament of American publishing, so it's not surprising to see that Book Expo America is devoting a day of educational programming to help retailers...
DC Direct Not Worthy
January 7, 2003
Kenny Penman of Forbidden Planet International in the UK saw the ICv2 2002 Toy Awards, strongly disagreed with our choice of DC Direct as Toy Company of the Year, and offers this impassioned response.
Tokyopop Stakes Bookstore Claim for 2001
September 14, 2002
With sales of graphic novels in mainstream bookstores on the rise, and book distributors vying to sign comic publishers, one of the first questions to arise is -- which graphic novel publisher is number one in bookstores?
Ten Years Ago Artists Dominated Comics
April 28, 2002
Marvel's recent announcement of exclusive deals with Joseph Michael Stracynski (JMS) and Kevin Smith could be seen as a response to DC Comics forging similarly exclusive deals with Brian Azzarello, Warren Ellis, and Mike Carey.
She Likes It
December 10, 2001
We got a quick response to Ilan Strasser's comments on Marvel's book pricing yesterday. Tricia Hovorka, President of TalesofWonder.com, feels that Marvel's pricing represents a reasonable strategy and good value.