Rolling for Initiative--Out of the Box Games: Why The Kickstarter?

Column by Scott Thorne

Rolling for Initiative is a weekly column by Scott Thorne, PhD, owner of Castle Perilous Games & Books in Carbondale, Illinois and instructor in marketing at Southeast Missouri State University.  This week, Thorne reports on his conversation with the CEO of Out of the Box about Kickstarter, and adds a "perfection fallacy" comment on products planned for release on Black Friday from Wizards of the Coast and AEG.
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Confessions of a Comic Book Guy--Do Your Research

Column by Steve Bennett

This week, Bennett writes about what he'd like to see more of in contemporary comics.
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'Comics at Columbia' Exhibit Puts Art and Business in Perspective

By Rob Salkowitz

How comics have penetrated academia and high culture.
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Rolling for Initiative--Oh, Joy, Yet Another Kickstarter!

Column by Scott Thorne

This week, Thorne talks about the Snake Oil: Elixer Kickstarter campaign and the return of TableTop.
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Top 10 'Yu-Gi-Oh!: The New Challengers' Cards After Release

Column by Ray Moore

Prices for the hottest cards from the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! set.
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DVD Round-Up: 'Sin City,' 'Frozen,' '22 Jump Street,' & 'The Wind Rises'

Week of November 18th, 2014

The final Miyazaki film hits DVD in North America.
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Confessions of a Comic Book Guy--We Need a Science Hero

Column by Steve Bennett

This week, Bennett writes about Big Hero 6 and other movies based on comics.
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Rolling for Initiative--The Importance of OP: A Tale of Two Companies

Column by Scott Thorne

This week, Thorne compares the OP programs at WOTC and GW and welcomes the return of Knightmare Chess.
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DVD Round-Up: 'Batman TV,' 'Sailor Moon,' 'Clone Wars,' 'True Blood,' & 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

Week of November 11, 2014

1960s Batman hits disc along with Sailor Moon, True Blood and more.
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If 'Comicsgate' Ever Happens, It Will Be Catastrophic

Column by Rob Salkowitz

It could tear apart everything comics culture has built.
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Rolling for Initiative--The Ol' One-Two from WOTC

Column by Scott Thorne

This week, Thorne looks at two recent Magic changes.
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