Disney Buys Bankrupt Comics Publisher CrossGen

November 2004
Book Publishing Report;11/22/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the acquisition of intellectual property rights to CrossGen Entertainment, a bankrupt comic book company, by Disney Publishing Worldwide in the U.S. Recruitment of several CrossGen employees by Disney; Plan of releasing several books based on the property; Schedule for the printing of a new graphic novel series called Fashion Kitty.


Related Articles

  • New Kids' Comics From Disney. Wolk, Douglas // Publishers Weekly;10/20/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 42, p85 

    Presents information on the graphic novels of Disney Publishing Worldwide. Target market of the graphic novels; Relationship of Disney Publishing with Asian publisher Tokyopop; Details of the "Disney Adventures" magazine.

  • Witchy Women.  // License!;Jun2004, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p218 

    Reports on Disney Publishing Worldwide's launch of the "W.I.T.C.H." book series for growing girls. Intellectual property that is one of the fastest growing girls' comic magazine in the world; Storyline; Publishing program that also features a marketing campaign.

  • licensing hotline. Raugust, Karen // Publishers Weekly;7/7/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 27, p24 

    Provides an update on issues in the book industry as of July 2003. Move of publisher Tokyopop to release a line of picture and board books tied to its story book 'Stray Sheep'; Information on a series of 'Lizzie McGuire' titles published by Disney Publishing Worldwide; Licenses signed by Bendon...

  • Disney considers move to New York.  // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;6/15/94, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p14 

    Reports on the plan of Disney Publishing to relocate from Burbank, California to New York City.

  • Disney takes mouse works, licensed to Penguin, in-house. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;2/14/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports on Disney Publishing's decision to make its Mickey Mouse Works mass merchandise line a self-published imprint. Examples of the Mouse Works books; Foundation of the early Mouse Works list; Mouse Work's access to Disney's core properties and classic film characters; Outlets for the Mouse...

  • Disney reshapes children's book operation.  // Publishers Weekly;3/27/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 13, p11 

    Reports on Disney Publishing's restructuring of its children's book operation. Transfer of its mass merchandise titles published by Disney Press to Mouse Works; Disney Press' goal of concentrating on hardcovers and paperbacks; Merger of Disney Press into Hyperion Books for Children.

  • Disney scales publishing peaks. Lichtman, Irv // Billboard;5/18/96, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p38 

    Reports on the success of Walt Disney Music Publishing's catalog operations. Company's gold and platinum success with songs covered by Reba McEntire, John Michael Montgomery, All-4-One and others; Diversification strategy mapped out by Disney Music Publishing vice president Susan Borgeson as...

  • News Briefs.  // Publishers Weekly;5/21/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 21, p3 

    The article offers news briefs related to the book industry. Disney Publishing Worldwide will move 175 of the division's 225 employees to an office in White Plains, New York. Pearson has signed a deal to acquire the distance-learning company eCollege for $538 million. Revenue in Marvel's...

  • Distributors See Growth Potential. Wolk, Douglas // Publishers Weekly;12/18/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 51, p34 

    Focuses on the growth potentials seen by graphic novels distributors in the book industry in 2001. Return rate for graphic novels; Changes in the strategy of Marvel for trade paperbacks; Information on the deal of LPC with Image Comics; Ranking of the books `The Dark Knight Returns,' by Frank...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics