Marvel Touts DVD Success

Tribbey, Chris
March 2009
Home Media Magazine;3/2/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports on the corporate profit posted by Marvel Entertainment in the fourth quarter of 2008. It explains that the profit is more than double its $27.6 million it posted for the same periodi in 2007. The DVD sales of "The Incredible Hulk" and "Iron Man" boosted the company's profit. Chief financial officer (CFO) Kenneth West said that the sales of these two DVDs exceeded company expectations.


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