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“Peanuts” Rights Reportedly Up for Sale

By | Jan 31, 2017 | News

Iconix Brand Group inc is exploring the possibility of auctioning off its 80 percent stake in Peanuts Worldwide LLC, the company which owns the rights to characters such as Snoopy, Charlie Brown Woodstock, Linus, and Lucy. The characters generate around $30 million in licensing revenue before taxes, interest, depreciation, and amortization year year. Last year, […]

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The Rundown: January 31, 2017

By | Jan 31, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – In an interview on BBC Radio today, Peter Capaldi announced that the tenth series will be his last on Doctor Who. The twelfth Doctor will be […]

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Ben Affleck No Longer Directing The Batman

By | Jan 30, 2017 | News

Ben Affleck will no longer be directing the new standalone Batman movie, titled simply The Batman, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Affleck was set to both star in and direct the Warner Bros.’ film. But Affleck, who first took over as the Caped Crusader in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, issued a statement Monday […]

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Bernie Wrightson Forced to Retire For Health Reasons

By | Jan 30, 2017 | News

Comic artist Bernie Wrightson announced his retirement from comics. The news came through a Facebook post from his wife Liz, citing “lasting damage” from “yet another brain surgery” as the reason. Wrightson was given his first freelance assignment from DC Comics editor Dick Giordano after showing him copies of the sequential art he’d produced. His […]

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Marvel and Freeform Find Their Cloak and Dagger

By | Jan 30, 2017 | News

Marvel’s newest foray into the television world has found its two newest heroes. Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger has found its leads in Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph who will play Tandy Bowen (“Dagger”) and Tyrone Johnson (“Cloak”), respectively. Holt is a former child actress who starred in the Disney XD series Kickin’ It and the […]

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The Rundown: January 30, 2017

By | Jan 30, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown of comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Reported earlier this week in The Hollywood Reporter , Patrick Kindlon has signed a three book deal with Black Mask Studios. Kindlon has published “We Can […]

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The Rundown: January 27, 2017

By | Jan 27, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Marvel Entertainment debuted the first teaser for The Avengers Project, the first in a series of games to be produced thanks to a multi-game, multi-year partnership […]

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The Rundown: January 26, 2017

By | Jan 26, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – To start off, the recently greenlit X-Men TV pilot finds a director in X-men: Apocalypse’s Bryan Singer. This will be the first time Singer has directed […]

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The Rundown: January 25, 2017

By | Jan 25, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Representative John Lewis’s “March: Book Three” has won four American Library Association awards. These awards include the Coretta Scott King Book Award, which recognizes black authors and illustrators […]

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The Rundown: January 24, 2017

By | Jan 24, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. –Dynamite Entertainment has released a teaser of a robotic arm lying, as if lifeless, against a rocky ground with the taglines “All things end…” and “Who are the […]

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The Rundown: January 23, 2017

By | Jan 23, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – In tragic news, John Watkiss, best known as the artist for the comics “Sandman” and “Surgeon X,” passed away from cancer last Saturday. Throughout his 55 […]

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The Rundown: January 20, 2017

By | Jan 20, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Another trailer for Lionsgate’s Power Rangers debuted today featuring the first clear look at Bryan Cranston’s Zordon, Elizabeth Banks’s Rita, the Zords, Goldar, and the Rangers’ […]

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The Rundown: January 19, 2017

By | Jan 19, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – DC Comics writer, Lilah Sturges has come out as transgender. While there are more and more LGBT characters in comics now than ever before, the number […]

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The Rundown: January 18, 2017

By | Jan 18, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown of comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Despite their initial claims that all of their ‘Rebirth’ books would be priced at $2.99, DC has announced that 16 of their titles will be moving […]

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The Rundown: January 17, 2017

By | Jan 17, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. -Lion Forge Comics are launching a shared superhero universe titled “Catalyst Prime.” It begins this May, on Free Comic Book Day, with the “Catalyst Prime: The Event” […]

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The Rundown: January 16, 2017

By | Jan 16, 2017 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown of comic news stories we missed from the weekend. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – Disney and Lucasfilm respond to fan speculation of the potential use of CGI Leia in Star Wars Episode IX. Carrie Fisher passed away on December 27, 2016 […]

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