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Marvel Q&A At New York Comic Con With Retailers Goes Bad

A closed Q&A between Marvel Comics and comic book retailers erupted at the New York Comic Con on Thursday after one retailer became vocally critical of the publisher’s decision to change the ethnicity, gender, and sexuality of some of the classic characters, Bleeding Cool reports. The tensions began when an unnamed seller “specifically his distaste for Iceman ‘kissing other… Read More
Disney Movies 

STAR WARS: FORCE AWAKENS Breaks Opening Day Record With $120.5m

December 19 at 12:03 p.m. E.T.: Like the Millennium Falcon and the Kessel Run, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken the record for opening day box office sales according to Variety. Current estimates have the seventh installment of George Lucas’ franchise earning $120.5 million in its opening day, beating previous record-holder Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2’s… Read More
Comics in General 

Year 2011 Marvel Lead in Comic Book Sales DC Close Second

Marvel Comics was the leading publisher in Retail Dollar and Unit Market Shares based on total sales of comics, graphic novels and magazines to comic book specialty stores in 2011, according to Diamond Comic Distributors. Justice League #1 was the top seller for the year, with more than 230,000 copies sold to North American retailers across several printings. The top winners… Read More