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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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Massive layoffs hit DC Comics

Massive layoffs hit DC Comics

As if 2020 wasn’t bad enough, the year just got worse for many of the executives and senior editors at DC Comics. Many of them were let go in a round of layoffs Monday. Those who were shown the door include: Bob Harras, Editor-in-Chief Mark Doyle, Executive Editor DC Black Label Brian Cunningham, Senior Story Editor & …

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DC Comics cuts ties with Diamond Comic Distribution

DC Comics ends relationship with Diamond Comic Distribution

DC Comics announced it was parting ways with Diamond Comic Distribution, formerly the comic industry’s lone, monopolistic distributor. Geppi Family Enterprises owns Diamond. Comics published by DC will be distributed by the newly formed UCS Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution, not by Diamond. This move began in late March. It was when the COVID-19 pandemic …

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