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Richard Meyer drops epic lawsuit against Mark Waid

Remember the epic lawsuit filed by Comicsgate icon and anti-masker Richard Meyer against comic book writer Mark Waid for defamation and tortious interference? Yeah, about that. Meyer dropped the lawsuit. What started with much fanfare ended with a mostly silent whimper. I’m subscribed to Meyer’s YouTube channel. He stopped asking for donations to his lawsuit against …

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Funimation to buy Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion

Funimation to buy Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion - Bent Corner

Anime streaming service Funimation has reached an agreement to buy competitor anime streaming service Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion in cash. Sony Pictures and Sony Music own Funimation. AT&T currently owns Crunchyroll. Sony and AT&T have been in talks for some time now to make this purchase a reality. AT&T has a lot of long-term debt ($153.39 …

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Sony in talks to buy Crunchyroll for $957 million

Sony in talks to buy Crunchyroll for $957 million

Sony Corp is in final talks with AT&T to buy U.S. anime streaming service Crunchyroll. The offer is reportedly for 100 billion yen ($957 million). That’s a lot of money for an American based anime streaming service. Sony already owns a U.S. based streaming service. Funimation is a competitor of Crunchyroll and Sony owns 95% of …

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McFarlane Toys Batman Flashpoint figure is NOT in stores now

McFarlane Toys Batman Flashpoint figure is NOT in stores now

I saw this ad on my Facebook feed. It says there’s a McFarlane Toys Batman action figure from the Flashpoint crossover comic book event “in stores now.” It also says it’s only available at Target. These two statements contradict each other. If it’s a Target exclusive, that means it’s not available at any other store …

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