Archives for “Retailing”

If you're a comics professional planning on braving the windy streets of New York this February for the fourth New York Comic-Con, this is the ...


What do The RZA, Jay Z, Busta Rhymes, and ICE MUTHAFUCKIN T have in common? They're all over Kagan McLeod's completely, completely awesome HISTORY OF ...


So I said this on October 2nd: So, I read Deb Aoki’s transcript of the panel The State of the Manga Industry from last weekend’s New ...


So, I read Deb Aoki's transcript of the panel The State of the Manga Industry from last weekend's New York Anime Festival. Did you? You ...


Is anyone else worried about the number of books that are coming out right now? A quick count of our shipping list reveals a little over ...


From MightyGodKing: "...whilst in the Beguiling, Chris Butcher worked his evil wiles upon me by offering me a “if you don’t like it, we’ll refund it” ...


No one knows how the manga market is going to shake out in the next few years, I think that much can be taken as ...


I was at Book Expo Canada a few weeks back and I intimated to a colleague that, for the first time in years, I couldn't ...


Retailers reading over their invoices for comics and graphic novels shipping next week will be shocked to discover that Marvel Comics is shipping about 34 ...


I was in New York a few months ago for the official opening of Kinokuniya's new store opposite Bryant Park. The guest of honour was ...


Book Expo Canada, the Maple-Leaf counterpart to this weekend's just-completed Book Expo America is June 13-16 2008, and is comprised of a trade show (booths) ...


Over at The Comics Reporter, Tom Spurgeon's "Five For Friday" feature solicits reader reaction on a specific theme, like your five favourite superheroes, five important ...


Although he was under no obligation to do so, Tom Spurgeon didn't post the full text of my response to the news that Fantagraphics has ...


I'm just finishing up the monthly Previews order for the store, and noticed something a little peculiar. We ordered just-about as many volumes of Fruits ...


+ Flight contributor and graphic novelist Neil Babra recently completed an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet for the "No Fear Shakespeare" line of graphic novels published ...


Customer interaction 1 minute ago. [Customer is a full-grown man(child) standing in front of one of the anime cases, jumping up and down. Ostensibly to see ...


Odd: Going to a website and seeing a picture of yourself you've never seen before. Odder: Googling yourself to find out where that picture came from, ...


Being a gay dude who is at least nominally interested in the bears (not the sports team) I'm pretty-much spoiled for choice when it comes ...


Kazu Kibuishi & Kean Soo Signing Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm-7pm The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada 416-533-9168 - http://www.beguiling.com FREE Just in case you can't make it ...


Hey there. I started typing this a couple of times, but despite how wretched the behaviour has been by a couple of retailers (and the ...


Hey there! Welcome back to the photo-tour of my trip to Japan. In case you're just joining us, it took place between the 3rd and ...


I got my hands on a copy of the media kit for ADV's new magazine PiQ. Since I didn't see any note of this over ...


I've already linked it, but I enjoyed David Welsh's round-up of the happenings in manga in 2007. I think David hits on a number of ...


I was just cleaning out my feed-reader again, and I came across more links and stories of note. I've tried to add a little more ...


So due to the Christmas rush, I never really got to report back from The Beguiling's signing with Svetlana Chmakova, creator of Dramacon, and Faith ...