Some 10 publishers in Russia have licenses to produce Marvel-branded content, but the comics publisher Kofilmo is counting on the size of Eksmo-AST to help it vanquish all foes.
Today, Marvel Comics may be a multi-billion dollar business built on the back of superheroes, but its past is littered with lewd, pornographic publications.
Is it wise and worthwhile for publishers to move into their own branded distribution platform? The short answer is yes, provided they have enough of a niche.
PP’s series, Publishing People We Admire, considers ex-Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, a man our writer says ‘is the best publishing blogger in the world.’
By Ed Nawotka This is synergy we can get behind. Last year, Disney, the parent company of ESPN, bought Marvel. For it’s NBA preview issue, ESPN Magazine enlisted the help of Marvel’s editors to put create 30 original piece of work riffing on classic Marvel characters and themes. It makes sense: if you’re ever stood next to an actual NBA …