Nation's Largest Retailer Gets Hard-to-Find First Issues
November 6, 2001
ICv2 has learned this week that Marvel has reprinted Ultimate X-Men #1 and Ultimate Spider-man #1 for Walmart -- the nation's largest retailer.
Up 6% over October
October 26, 2001
Comic and graphic novel orders were up month-to-month again in November, continuing a strong second half for North American comic sales with the largest dollar orders of the year to date.
Quantity Estimates Based on Diamond Title Indexes and External Title Data
October 26, 2001
Estimated quantities for initial orders for comics shipping in November from pop culture stores ordering from Diamond U.S.
Mixture of New and Old
October 20, 2001
A mixture of new and old products make up our Top 10 Cool lists for September, 2001, both in the sense of new and retro properties and creative material, and in the sense of products new to the list and those that have previously appeared.
And Other 2002 Projects
October 13, 2001
At the Diamond/Alliance Retailer Summit in Las Vegas last week, Inkworks President Allan Caplan told ICv2 that the company will be producing Scooby Doo trading cards in 2002.
Dollars Up 11% in October
October 3, 2001
Comic orders were up again in October, kicking off the fourth quarter with the best dollar month this year to date. Total dollars for October were up over 11% compared to September, which was an unusually strong month when compared to normal seasonal trends.
New Series, New Movie, New Toys
September 24, 2001
A new television series, Enterprise , set at the beginning of the Federation roughly one hundred years before the original Star Trek series, debuts on UPN Wednesday night.
Tortured Souls Top Toys
September 20, 2001
The biggest surprises at the top of the lists in August are the #1 toys product -- Clive Barker's Tortured Souls from Mcfarlane -- and the #1 anime -- the El Hazard OVA DVD box set.
Will Now Be Released After Show's Debut
September 18, 2001
Marvel will be rescheduling and resoliciting its Mutant X comic, based on the new live action TV show.
2-Disk Set Due November 20
September 15, 2001
Like all the other major hits of the summer of 2001, Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes will be released on DVD in time for holiday sales this year.