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BluefinBusinessMerchandisePress ReleaseToys

PRESS RELEASE –  Tamashii Nations, the collector’s toy division of Bandai Japan and its most premium label for ages 15 and up, is expanding its footprint in North America as it prepares to mark its 10th anniversary this Spring.

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Archie ComicsBusinessMark WaidPress ReleaseSolicitationsWarner Bros.

PRESS RELEASE – Archie Comic Publications and Warner Bros. Television have signed an exclusive deal to develop new original programming and content based on Archie’s vast catalog of characters and properties, as revealed earlier today by The Hollywood Reporter.

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booksBoom StudiosBusinessLumberjanesPress ReleaseSolicitations

Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, will launch an original middle-grade fiction series based on Lumberjanes, the bestselling graphic novel series published by BOOM! Studios.

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BusinessMerchandisePress ReleaseValiant Comics

InLightz, the exclusive designer of LED logo boxes for fans and enthusiasts, is proud to announce a new partnership with Valiant Entertainment.

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BusinessDCPress Release

PRESS RELEASE – DC Entertainment continues to expand its roster of top-name talent, announcing today that it has reached agreements with artists Javier Fernández (NIGHTWING) and Jorge Jiménez (SUPERMAN, SUPER SONS) to create comic book content solely for the publisher’s DC and Vertigo imprints.

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BusinessImage ComicsPress Release

Image is pleased to celebrate the milestone anniversary with Image Day—Feb. 1, 2017.

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BusinessPress ReleaseValiant Comics

PRESS RELEASE –  Valiant is proud to announce that it has added 10 new foreign publishing partners to its extensive international publishing program that will bring its library of critically acclaimed titles to several new territories around the world.

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BusinessMarvel

Marvel Entertainment has announced it has promoted Dan Buckley to the position of president and expanded his responsibilities.

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BusinessIDW PublishingPress Release

IDW Media Holdings begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “IDWM.” U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.

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BusinessLion Forge ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE – With this year’s American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Atlanta on Friday, the self-described publisher of “comics for everyone” begins to roll out news of its upcoming spring lineup!   Lion Forge made headlines late last year with the announcements of its teen and younger readers imprints—Roar and CubHouse—as well as news of the acquisition of boutique publisher Magnetic Press. The publisher “roars” into 2017 with an ambitious and approachable slate of books to make good on the promise of diverse offerings for every reader at every age! “2017 will be a big year for us, and

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BusinessDiamond Comic DistributorsDiamond Comics Market Share

Yesterday, Diamond Comic Distributors released market share information for comic book and graphic novels sold to the direct market during December 2016. Today, we present the top 300 comics sold during that period.

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BusinessDiamond Comic DistributorsDiamond Comics Market Share

It’s time once again to look back at the month that was and see how good (or bad) it was for the comic book industry.

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BusinessImage ComicsPress ReleaseWalking Dead

PRESS RELEASE – Image Comics partner and pop culture phenomenon Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard’s THE WALKING DEAD #163 is the Direct Market’s highest ordered comic in nearly 20 years.

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AnimeBusinessPress ReleaseVIZ Media

PRESS RELEASE – Kitsu, a startup changing the way the community experiences anime, announced today that it has raised six hundred thousand dollars in a seed round between San Francisco, California-based entertainment company VIZ Media, LLC, and Manila, Philippines-based entrepreneur Bernard Chong. Kitsu will use these funds to build out its world-class content discovery platform at kitsu.io, led by Kitsu founder and CEO, Josh Fabian, who started the project under the Hummingbird name. Josh previously was Lead Designer, Groupon Stores, and Lead Designer, oBaz.

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