Retailers Will Receive Free Issue #0
July 27, 2002
Viz is launching an ambitious marketing campaign to promote the American version of Shonen Jump , the phone book size manga anthology magazine that sells 3.5 million copies per week in Japan.
20 Years in Business
July 13, 2002
When Ilan Strasser of Fat Moose took issue with Farace's previous comments on Yu-Gi-Oh , it prompted Farace to stress his longevity using his current strategy.
Opportunity or Excuses?
July 7, 2002
Mark Farace of All American Collectibles in St. Louis was prompted by recent comments on Yu-Gi-Oh to let us know that he's focused on the opportunity and thinks complaints about availability are off base.
Bravo Upper Deck! Thumbs down to the Poke-parents!
July 1, 2002
Chris Pollichemi of Altered States Game and Hobby in Syracuse, New York has a different slant on the Yu-Gi-Oh shortage in hobby stores. He feels Upper Deck is making the right moves, but doesn't think much of the game, or some of its purchasers.
Is Marvel Giving Sales Advice to Upper Deck?
July 1, 2002
Stan Tychinski of Collectible Dreams in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania took an extra sarcasm pill before composing this missive. He's upset about the Yu-Gi-Oh shortage for the hobby, among other things.