Is it April 27 yet?
My rewatch of the Marvel movies continues as we ponder just how toxic Tony Stark really is.
Here at Stately Beat Manor we’re prepping for Avengers Infinity War with a MCU rewatch (well, partial rewatch.) This time out we view The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World and desperately try to stay awake.
Continuing our look at how the Comixology sales ranks relate to the Diamond print estimates, here’s how things looked last week. The initial methodology is to compare the current issue on the Comixology top 20 chart (issues pulled the evening of 3/11) with the last issue we have print sales estimates for, usually this is from the Comichron […]
by Jermaine McLaughlin Toy Fair 2018 has come and gone, but Hasbro came through the four day event, held at the Javits Center in New York city, leaving little doubt they have every aspect of their license with Marvel Entertainment covered. Under the Marvel Legends Banner which is now no longer strictly limited to […]
I spent my “executive time” last night watching The Avengers (2012) on the cable. I haven’t seen it since a midnight screening opening night, but I remembered a few things from it; most of it I’d forgotten, though, and I did nod off in act 2…but I do that almost every night. I was entertained […]
After years of trying to fold the X-Men into the background and have the Inhumans step up to the plate, Marvel finally seems content to bring the two teams to the roles they originally had. This week, we’re covering the brand new Legion mini-series based on one of the most insane X-Men ever, but will […]
Diamond has just announced their 2017 Gem Award winners, which recognize publishers and products that achieved significant sales success. The winners are chosen by comic book specialty retailers. DC was the large publisher of the year and Aftershock the smaller (under 3% market share ) publisher of the year; DC books led the products with […]
Let’s just set the scene. This weekend’s ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Arizona took place at the Gila River Arena (where the Arizona Coyotes hockey team plays). The arena is part of a greater entertainment complex, a triumphant piece of mix-use development where chain restaurants, bars, and other distractions to empty wallets commingle. Across the […]
In its January 4th mailing to retailers Marvel made a startling offer: retailers who had already ordered a first or second printing of the second issue of a Legacy launch could freely order a lenticular variant cover. This was very…interesting because some of these covers were highly incentivized variants which required you to order dozens of […]