She Likes It
December 11, 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.
Only Three Movie Licenses for 2002 So Far
December 4, 2001
Inkworks, the North Carolina-based trading card manufacturer, has announced a portion of its 2002 schedule. So far the company has only announced three movie-based projects for 2002. The rest of the Inkworks lineup is based on television properties.
December 1, 2001
Diamond Select is soliciting orders for its first Marvel 3-d product to ship in February -- the Ultimate Storm Bust based on Ultimate X-Men .
Dark Knight Strikes Again
November 29, 2001
For the first time in recent memory, initial U.S. orders on a comic title by pop culture stores have topped $1 million retail.
Quantity Estimates Based on Diamond Title Indexes and External Title Data
November 29, 2001
Estimated quantities for initial orders for comics shipping in December from pop culture stores ordering from Diamond U.S.
In Print Status Still Spotty
November 26, 2001
According to Marvel's most recent quarterly financials, Marvel's publishing inventory reached $1.2 million at cost as of September 30. This is over four times its inventory at the end of 2000.
44% of Marvel's October Top 25 Ship Late
November 15, 2001
When asked at its Wednesday press conference this week whether Marvel would be able to get its books on schedule, Marvel's editorial management expressed confidence.
Bundled in Mighty Marvel Must-Have in December
November 14, 2001
Marvel has decided to reprint Amazing Spider-man #36 as part of a 96-page Marvel Must-Have #2 along with Hulk #34 , Daredevil #26 , and X-Men Evolution #1 .
Singer To Concentrate on X-Men 2
November 13, 2001
Variety is reporting that Fox has shut down work on a pilot for a revival of the fan favorite Battlestar Galactica television series.
(And Miniscule Ratings)
November 11, 2001
Ben Edlund's The Tick made its live-action network debut on Thursday, November 8 opposite Survivor: Africa and Will and Grace .