Archive for January, 2011

Just wanted to share this post by another retailer today in which he examines how creators becoming superstars and a dominant force in comics has not necessarily been for the best of all. http://hubpages.com/hub/A-Solution-to-the-Comic-Book-Industry Well worth a read!


If you haven’t heard of Red Letter Media and their movie reviews yet, now is the time to check them out.  (Fair warning, some material not suitable for younger viewers.  Some cursing and creepy content involved, watch at work at your own risk.) I’ve posted part one of their newly posted Star Wars Episode III […]


Here’s the list of comics and new items shipping next week! What looks good to you?  (I’ll give you a hint what the best book on the list is…it rhymes with “Shmarman Shmonibus”) (Note: This is only the expected list of total books shipping.  Not all books will be available in all stores, and changes […]


A quick note on this post by Mark Millar today that ties into the digital chart discussion. “Also, and perhaps the most worrying question of all, how do we know what we’re selling? It’s quite hard to fake what comics are doing as you can check with the printers, distributors and a number of places. […]


Several people have referred me to this article over at Comics Alliance that lists the Top 10 comics of 2010 for ComiXology.  Others in the blogosphere are also discussing this article, with the hyperbolic title “The Dramatic Data About Who is Buying Digital Comics – and What They’re Buying.”  Ooooooh!  Dramatic! Before I get into […]


Part of comics activism on your part is understanding that your shopping habits have a big impact on the store or stores you frequent.  As many of you are aware, this isn’t a business where every store has every new comic 100 copies deep.  It simply isn’t feasible.  While a large amount of this work […]


Here’s the list of comics and new items shipping next week!  What looks good to you? (Note: This is only the expected list of total books shipping.  Not all books will be available in all stores, and changes can happen due to problems in shipping and packing.) ALL NEW BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD […]