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10.26 million units is a significant figure, because the last time stores ordered in that volume was December 1996. In the following years, the industry faced some significant troubles, with its total market share dropping to $255 million in sales in 2000. Since then, it has dramatically rebounded, with an estimated $940 million in sales last year.
Vulture points to the huge number of comic book adaptations in theaters as a likely reason for the dramatic growth in sales in recent years, while the Washington Post notes that ease of access for consumers is another contributing factor: internet sales through retailers such as ComiXology have grown in recent years, while the number of dedicated comic book shops have risen in recent years. Given the number of comic book adaptations planned for the next decade, the comic book industry will likely continue to receive a residual benefit.
Surely you’ve watched Marvel Studios movies and thought, “I’d love to have a shield just like the one Cap uses in the movies.” Now, if you have $4,100 (plus tax), you can! Marvel Studios has unveiled the Marvel Masterworks Collection. They are perfect prop replicas. Why are they such an identical match to what you’ve […]
We’ve seen Zack Snyder’s friends come out in support of Warner Bros. releasing his original cut of Justice League, but Yahoo caught up with Superman actor Henry Cavill to get his stance, and he just doesn’t see the point and would rather focus on the future.
It’s almost over. Comcast has confirmed reports from earlier this week that the company will not bid again on 21st Century Fox. This means Disney’s $71.3B bid is now unopposed as shareholders get ready to vote on July 27. Comcast issued a statement this morning, confirming their withdrawal from the bidding war.
TITANS follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. VIA: Batman News
With comic book and fantasy fare dominating the box office and TV ratings, The Hollywood Reporter gathered producers Shawn Levy (‘Stranger Things’), Salim Akil (‘Black Lightning’), Jason Blum (‘The First Purge’), Jonathan Nolan (‘Westworld’), Melissa Rosenberg (‘Jessica Jones’), Robert Kirkman (‘The Walking Dead’) and Simon Kinberg (the X-Men films) for a thought-provoking discussion about how […]
Marvel Television has confirmed an “exclusive look” at the second season of Iron Fist will be shown during Thursday’s Comic-Con panel. The confirmation came via the Netflix series’ official Twitter account. No holding back. Ballroom 20. 6pm PT tomorrow. #IronFist #SDCC pic.twitter.com/9zBsqBz7aP — Iron Fist (@MarvelIronFist) July 19, 2018