It’s been a year, so break out the Boyz to Men as Thacher reaches the end of the road on his return to the comics world. What has he learned and where do we go from here?
Category: Back in the Game
Optimism pays off. After last week’s upbeat musings the sales numbers for October (and the second month of the DC relaunch) were released and it looks like we may have this whole industry turning in the right direction.
With more Marvel staffers being let go despite the publisher’s continued profitability the internet has zeroed in on the company and Thacher begins to ponder: How much information is too much?
What better way to spend a weekend than to decide to hit up the second largest comic and pop-culture convention in the country? Despite having a great time, Thacher learns there are ups and downs of going to “The Big One.”
With September over, Thacher takes a look at his pull list in the wake of DC’s immensely successful relaunch and sees the cost of there being too many good comics…and how that may not be the best thing in the world.
It’s time to change up how Thacher buys his comics, and that means taking pointers from his famous, pointy-eared friend.
Sometimes being a comic fan feels like a lot of hard work.
In the wake of DC’s new publishing line Thacher re-examines his pull list with his best prognosticator hat on (and why you should too), and talks about the amazing ordering incentive Super-Fly announced for the “New 52.”
This week Thacher takes a look at what DC’s relaunch could be, should be and may be.
Tom Brevoort was asked recently which is worse: angry fans or apathetic fans? Thacher wanted the answer to surprise him, but it didn’t (it just made him a little bit of both).
Thacher is able to enjoy Free Comic Book Day for the first time since it’s become a big deal. What did he discover, and what should shops do to make the most of it?
Jack Kirby wasn’t lying, they will. Especially when you’re trying to corral a pull list on a budget. This week Thacher looks at the changes crossovers are forcing him to make and what he’s going to do about it.