Comics sales down again in July

ICv2 has released its July sales analysis. Periodical sales continued a slight decline: The dollar total for comics purchased by comic stores dropped again in July, by 3%, the sixth consecutive month of year over year declines. It’s getting harder to lay the declines at the feet of tough comparables, with the tail end of […]

Today in options: SLEEPER, JULIUS

§ Tom Cruise and Sam Raimi have bonded over SLEEPER, the Ed Brubaker/Sean Phillips miniseries. Cruise is “loosely” attached to star, Raimi would produce with Josh Donen. Written by Ed Brubaker with art by Sean Phillips, “Sleeper,” which ran from 2003-05, centers on an operative whose fusion with an alien artifact makes him impervious to […]

Judge allows WATCHMEN lawsuit to go on

No, not a lawsuit by Alan Moore…rather it’s a battle of studio titans, as Fox has been suing Warners saying they control the rights to the “greatest graphic novel of all times.”: At the heart of Fox’s suit, filed in February, is the contention that it never ceded rights to the property. And according to […]