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PRESS RELEASE: Fresh off the heels of the DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH event held at WonderCon in Los Angeles in March, DC Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement with Joshua Williamson to create comic book content solely for the company’s DC Comics and Vertigo imprints. In addition to launching THE FLASH in June, Williamson will also make his Vertigo debut in September with FROSTBITE, a new six-issue miniseries joining the title lineup. Jason Shawn Alexander (Batman: Arkham City, The Empty Zone) will accompany Williamson on the book, handling art duties.

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BusinesscomixologyDigital ComicsEric PowellPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Eric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store.

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BusinessIDW PublishingPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Publishing is pleased to announce that Laurie Windrow has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, a new role within the organization. In this position, Laurie will develop and manage a strategic roadmap for our sales and marketing efforts across all divisions — including publishing, games and entertainment.

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BusinesscomixologyDigital Comics

PRESS RELEASE: Seven Seas, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Seven Seas’ digital manga across the comiXology platform and extend the distribution of Seven Seas’ library to the Amazon Kindle Store.

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booksDCDigital ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Trajectory, Inc. the leading global network for eBook distribution and book discovery solutions, has reached an agreement with DC Entertainment to expand the comic book publisher’s digital footprint to global eBook retailers and libraries in North America and eventually Europe, Asia, South America and additional international markets.

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BusinessDark Horse ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of Kari Yadro to the role of director of custom programs. Effective immediately, Yadro will serve as the head of the Dark Horse Comics custom publishing and products program.

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Boom StudiosBusinesscomixologyPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: BOOM! Studios, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell BOOM! Studios’ digital comics and collections on the comiXology platform and expand the distribution of BOOM! Studios’ library to Amazon’s Kindle Store. BOOM! Studios publishes such fan-favorite titles as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Lumberjanes, Adventure Time, and more.

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BusinessIDW PublishingOni PressPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Publishing announced that it will be managing the Oni Press foreign rights catalogue for non-English language markets. IDW’s newest division, IDW International, oversees all international licensing of the diverse IDW catalogue and its partners.

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BusinesscomixologyDigital ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: American Mythology, comiXology and Amazon announced today a distribution agreement to sell American Mythology’s library of original and licensed titles across the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store.

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BusinessImage ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Image Comics is pleased to announce that the print subscription service Image Direct, which first launched in early 2015, will now be fulfilled by Discount Comic Book Service (DCBS) and will expand the program’s offerings to include merchandise.

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BusinessMoonstone BooksPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Moonstone, one of the longest lasting alternative publishers on the comics and new pulp scene, has been producing quality books meant to be read, for almost 20 years. What started out as an avenue for some projects to get published that had a home with a publisher that never got off the ground, the once reluctant little company that could, continues to find new ways to get underserved characters and readers back into the fold.

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BusinessHashtag ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Hashtag Comics’ CEO Drew Crowder announced today his partnership with Abu Dhabi’s Maloof Lirpa Investment Authority, on a capital raise of 55 million dollars to be put toward a slate of feature films based on the company’s existing library of graphic novels.

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BusinessPress ReleaseVIZ Media

PRESS RELEASE VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, and Simon & Schuster Australia announce a comprehensive sales and distribution agreement to manage VIZ Media’s extensive manga (graphic novel) catalogue across Australia and New Zealand.

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BusinessDiamond Comic DistributorsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Diamond Comic Distributors has been named the exclusive worldwide distributor for new comic book publisher, American Mythology. The agreement includes worldwide distribution rights into the comic book specialty stores, and into the book market under the banner of its sister company, Diamond Book Distributors.

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