If Disney's purchase of Marvel earlier this week highlights the company's desire to expand through buyouts instead of new ideas, should we be wondering who could be next on their shopping list?
Having his publisher cancel his book and refuse to give him the rights to take it to another publisher hasn't stopped cartoonist Brandon Graham from releasing the second book in his King City series. He's just decided to bootleg it online.
While it may have fired 45% of its workforce and cut back the majority of its original English-language projects recently, manga publisher Tokyopop isn't dead. It's just moving into the world of licensing SF comics. Coming soon to accompany their Star Trek: The Manga series: Battlestar Galactica and Ghostbusters.
With this year's San Diego Comic-Con just around the corner, now is normally the time that publishers, movie studios, comic creators and various other celebrities start making the kind of noises that get fans excited about what's to come. This year, however, things are starting out slightly differently with the news…