Marvel month-to-month sales: October 2007

by Paul O’Brien Well, it was bound to happen eventually. DC were the number one publisher in the direct market in October – the first time they’ve been able to say that since May 2006. It’s close, mind you. The margin is 34.2% to 33.7% in dollar share, and 39% to 37% in unit share. […]

WGA Writer’s Strike: Slogan’s Heroes

The writers are still striking. Godspeed, o scribes! Nay the nectar of thine muse doth protest ill… An oldie but goodie: WIRED magazine blog points out the irony of WGA protest signs being so lame. They may be able to pen some of the most riveting dramas and hilarious comedies this side of the Atlantic, […]


Hey y’all. It’s Anne Ishii, previously of Vertical, guest-blogging for the next few days alongside Mark. I hope you had wonderful Thanksgivings. i.e. Not the kind where you go to the movies alone and then get sick on popcorn and your flask of plasticky bourbon, come home, and watch ten hours of Law&Order. [Having done […]

Photo Parade 11/26

Via Concedearte, these folks just got married! Don’t know who they are.

Thought for the day