Sales Charts: DC leads Marvel for the third month in a row in September


September sales figures released by Diamond Comics distributors show DC holding on to its lead in both dollars and units, down a bit from August but still 13 points over Marvel in units, up from 12 last month. Month to month comparisons from August are down, but August was a five week month compared to September’s normal […]

REVIEW: BATMAN ARKHAM VR, Become the Bat and stub your toe


Believe it or not, there was a time where people were worried Rocksteady’s Batman Arkham Asylum wouldn’t sell. Two million units in the first month answered a lot of questions. While it’s been a slow process, comics in gaming are getting their due. With the arrival of Virtual Reality, it’s only fitting that Rocksteady brings […]

Beat Retreat: GameStop Expo 2016, video game camp holds comic surprises


Last week GameStop managers and employees got the royal treatment from the retailer’s various vendors and partners at GameStop Expo 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The three day show is built as part reward for GameStop employees and part sales training from the many companies selling their products in GS stores. The final day […]

Long Beach Comic Con 2016: A Show Primed For Bigger Things


Eight years ago, Long Beach Comic Con held its inaugural show with the likes of the legend himself Stan Lee. Through a down economy and one weird name change, the show continues its steady growth as 2016 brought it to the edge of the uncanny valley of growing a convention. There’s a lot to talk […]

Lego Dimensions to get Lego Batman Movie and more in February


Parents of child gamers and rabid Batman fans, just when you thought your wallets could take a rest… the toys-to-life gaming giant LEGO Dimensions  is about to add to its already galactic sized collection of content. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today revealed details around three highly collectable expansion packs for LEGO Dimensions,  that will be available […]