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BusinessDungeons And DragonsGamingwizards of the coast

Many of us use Rol20.net as a virtual tabletop for all of our RPG games. Recently, 5E data has begun appearing in the system, and this morning, Wizards of the Coast and Roll20 have announced a new licensing deal to distribute even more Dungeons and Dragons content via the Roll20 system.

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After a month of back and forth in bankruptcy court, and even with a seven day extension, Hastings will close for good at the end of October.

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BusinessIDW Publishing

PRESS RELEASE: It’s Alive! Like a bolt of lighting, a new publishing deal has struck and IDW Publishing is excited to present the most electrifying new imprint of the year, It’s Alive!

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PRESS RELEASE:   Europe Comics and Cinebook will make their comiXology debut today with a new distribution agreement to sell English translations of noted bandes dessinées (BD) on comiXology. Customers will be able to purchase over 45 titles today available digitally for the first time in English on comiXology. Noted titles include longtime fan favorites like XIII, Largo Winch, Lucky Luke, Thorgal and Valerian.

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BusinessPress ReleaseWizard World

Wizard World, Inc. (the “Company” or “Wizard World”), a leading producer of entertainment and pop culture events in North America, today announced that it has promoted Randy Malinoff to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was jointly made by Paul Kessler, Chairman of the Board, and John D. Maatta, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wizard World with Mr. Malinoff reporting directly to Mr. Maatta.

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BusinessPress ReleaseSolicitationsTitan Comics

PRESS RELEASE:   Titan Comics is drawing down on the iconic crime imprint Hard Case Crime, ready to pull the trigger on a brand new line of comic books.

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BusinessIDW PublishingPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Publishing has promoted two of its key editorial staff members, Sarah Gaydos and Denton Tipton. Both will continue to report to Editor-in-Chief/Chief Creative Officer Chris Ryall.

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BusinessDark Horse ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Bernardi to vice president of book trade and digital sales. Bernardi spearheaded the development and launch of the Dark Horse Digital website and apps, as well as the sales of Dark Horse books on Amazon, Comixology, iBooks, and other major platforms. During his tenure with the company, Bernardi has played many roles in the book trade, from sales and inventory analysis, marketing support, and selling hurts and remainders to managing the digital-book side of Dark Horse’s relationship with Penguin Random House.

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BusinessPress ReleaseVIZ Media

PRESS RELEASE: VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, has announced its participation at the upcoming Licensing Expo 2016. Licensing Expo 2016 is the world’s largest and most influential annual licensing industry event and takes place June 21st – 23rd at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #K226.

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BusinessRobotechSolicitationsTitan Comics

With Voltron, and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers filling up the comic book spinner rack, it was only a matter of time before Robotech made it to the big time.

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BusinessDiamond Comic Distributors

If you strolled down to your local Hastings, hoping to find a bunch of new comics to pick up, you may have seen a notice that not only would the store not be getting any new comics, but all comics in stock were on sale for a deep discount.

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BusinessIDW PublishingPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM) has appointed Managing Partner of Raging Capital Management, Kenneth H. Traub, to its board of directors.

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BusinessDiamond Comic Distributors

With Hasting officially filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, the filing documents show just how much is owed to its suppliers of pop culture merchandise. With millions owed, will this have a bigger impact on some of our favorite pop culture companies?

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The headline says it all. This could be really a really great business deal.

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