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Lion Forge And Oni Press Annonce Merger

Lion Forge (St. Louis) and Oni Press (Portland) announce a merger which will set the two companies on a path to becoming the premier destination for original graphic storytelling, gaming, entertainment, and more. Polarity, the parent company of Lion Forge, will become the majority owner of the new combined entity, with James Lucas Jones serving as […]

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Comics and Graphic Novel Sales Hit New High in 2018

Comics and graphic novel sales hit a new high in 2018, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller.  Total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.095 billion in 2018, an $80 million increase over sales in 2017.  The increase […]

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21st Century Fox Board Announces Amended and Restated Merger Agreement With Disney

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21CF”) (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) announced today that it has entered into an amended and restated merger agreement with The Walt Disney Company (“Disney”) (NYSE: DIS) pursuant to which Disney has agreed to acquire for a  price of $38 per 21CF share the same businesses Disney agreed to acquire under the previously […]

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Viacom Reports Second Quarter Results

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB, VIA) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended March 31, 2017. Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “In the second quarter, Viacom delivered continued top-line improvement, with growth in affiliate revenues, international media networks and across every business segment of Paramount Pictures. Additionally, we executed quickly […]

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Viacom Names Jim Gianopulos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures

Viacom announced the appointment of Jim Gianopulos as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures, effective April 3, 2017. Gianopulos will report directly to Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom. In his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount, Gianopulos will oversee the studio’s film and television operations worldwide, […]

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21st Century Fox Earnings Release for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox” or the “Company” — NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today reported financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2016. The Company reported quarterly income from continuing operations attributable to stockholders of $827 million ($0.44 per share), as compared to $678 million ($0.34 per share) reported in the prior […]

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Electronic Arts Reports Q2 FY17 Financial Results

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2016. “Q2 was an excellent quarter for Electronic Arts, led by breakthrough new EA SPORTS titles engaging players across console and mobile,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson. “We are in an outstanding position for the quarter ahead, with […]