Archives for “Retailing”

From the Villains Month FAQ 2.0 that DC sent out yesterday: 5. Why didn’t DC print at least as many copies of each of the 3-D ...


While I was in Japan two weeks back, I have an interview to the Yukari Shiina from AnimeAnime. I was having a lovely dinner with ...


I've got a billion things to write about having just gotten back from vacation, but the two most time-sensitive are events I'm running in conjunction ...


Yesterday a kid came into the store, maybe 6 years old, for the first time. He asked if we had any MAD Magazines and I ...


Our Digital Comics Strategy is an Evolutionary Dead-end Why the current digital comics paradigm is no good for comics companies, retailers, or consumers. Hi, my name is ...


Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto now has the honour of being the longest-lived gay bookstore in the world, and there was news last year that ...


Ref: http://www.comicbookdaily.com/championing_comics/retailer-q/retailer-q-5-non-superhero-market/ So my answer there was a sort of a glib place-holder, intended to be expanded upon after a few people had had their say on ...


So here it is, broken-down, real simple like: The State of Digital Comics [Ref: David Brothers] Consumers want graphic novels available on their digital devices for ...


As mentioned, I'm booth-managing Toronto's own UDON Entertainment, Booth #5037, at Comic-Con 2011 this year (in addition to a half-dozen other things). It's gonna be ...


Malinky Robot by Sonny Liew is a very cool indie read, about two kids getting into trouble in a nominally sci-fi, ultra dense and condensed ...


I've appeared on a few other websites, again: "It’s kinda hard to root for a guy who thinks he’s the underdog but is in reality a ...


Shipping this week: MAR110266 Green Lantern Movie Prequel Hal Jordan #1 2.99 Originally due: May 25th So a Green Lantern Movie Prequel is shipping this week, a full month late ...


"Well maybe this is telling, but I've always put my enjoyment of the festival second — or maybe third — to doing the work and ...


"One of the things I most hate to see on manga-related forums are comments like, “I’m interested in this series, but I don’t know if ...


The big news of the week appears to be DC Comics dropping their participation in The Comics Code Authority, after nearly 60 years.  Good fucking ...


So this morning it was announced that Marvel is pulling their book trade business away from Diamond's book distribution arm, and moving it to Hachette. ...


From here: "I worked for them as a letterer at an embarrassingly low page rate. I took it to get some more superhero style stuff under ...


7. Antique Bakery Volume 1, by Fumi Yoshinaga. Published by Digital Manga Publishing, July 2005. Much like Cardcaptor Sakura wasn't the first shoujo title published in ...


#6: Raijin Comics #46, by various. Published by Gutsoon Entertainment, July 2004 Upon the publication of the last issue of Raijin Comics, issue #46, in July ...


#5. Buddha Volume 1: Kapilavastu HC, by Osamu Tezuka. Published by Vertical Inc., October 2003. When I think of how and why Osamu Tezuka's Buddha was ...


#3: Shonen Jump #1. November 2002. Published by Viz. [caption id="attachment_4740" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Shonen Jump, Volume 1, Issue 1. Published by Viz, November 2002."][/caption] I kept going ...


There were more manga released each month in 2009 than were released in the entirety of the year 2000. The growth of Japanese-originating comics in ...


[caption id="attachment_4709" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Comic AG Digital Issue 00 - Print Edition. From Icarus Publishing"][/caption] So it looks like Simon Jones from Icarus Publishing has been ...


Three things in this post: An overview of my thoughts on digital printing/print-on-demand, a look at Dave Sim's move to ComiXpress for some of his ...


Accepting their official announcement at their blog and the unembargoed interviews at AICN at face value, DC Comics today announced that they will be developing: A ...