Backlist Orders Shipping Now
November 20, 2002
ICv2 has learned that Marvel and Graphitti Designs have settled the dispute that had brought a halt to all shipments of Marvel t-shirts from Graphitti in September.
Not Enough To Replace Shortages
November 6, 2002
Shawn Hamilton of the Great Escape in Nashville, Tennessee responded to Bill Jemas' Open Letter to Retailers and Marvel's quick scheduling of a Must Have for The Truth with this comment on another aspect of Marvel's No Overprint policy (difficulty in replacing shortages), and a happy ending.
Masters of the Universe, Daredevil Target Premiere Strong
November 4, 2002
Following the trend established in October, comic store orders on most top comics slipped again in November, with only five of the top twenty-five posting increases (all below #15).
'Caused Me Great Concern'
October 30, 2002
Michael Tierney of the Comic Book Store in Little Rock, Arkansas and Collector's Edition in North Little Rock saw Bill Jemas' comments on oveprinting in conjunction with Marvel's plan to tweak its no overprint policy, and sent us this comment.
Night Thrasher In Development For UPN
October 23, 2002
The Hollywood Reporter has disclosed that UPN is developing a one-hour television series based on the character Night Thrasher from the Marvel New Warriors comic book. The Night Thrasher was a tech-savvy African American martial artist...
For Release in 2003
October 22, 2002
Tokyopop announced that it has acquired the rights to six manga series that it plans to release in the U.S. in 2003.
In September Top 10 Cool Lists
October 21, 2002
Evergreen properties were atop all five product categories of our Top 10 Cool lists for September. Batman was #1 in both comics and toys,...
Streets February 11
October 18, 2002
Fox Home Entertainment is 'double-dipping' -- coming back for a second helping of profits on the DVD edition of the hit X-Men movie.
Ultimate War in December, Along with New Arcs
October 15, 2002
The subject of Marvel's news conference on Wednesday was a major crossover in the Ultimate line, the Ultimate War miniseries written by Mark Millar and drawn by Chris Bachalo.
How about Halloween?
October 6, 2002
Jay Bardyla approves of the choice made to hold the second Free Comic Book Day the first weekend in May 2003, when the second X-Men movie is released, but feels that the industry should look at a different weekend as the permanent choice.