Dark Horse Works on Toys, Backlist Sales in Down Year

April 2006
Book Publishing Report;4/24/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of Dark Horse Comics Inc. through the start of 2006. Its vice president for business development, Michael Martens, has announced a decline in revenue, explaining how it is driven by backlist sales. In 2005, the company was flush with the success of "Sin City" books by Frank Miller. About 45 percent of the company's publishing revenue is drawn from licensed titles.


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