TITLE

Comic Watch: Borders Bankruptcy Brings Down Tokyopop as Dark Horse Makes Cuts

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;May2011, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of Borders Group Inc.'s bankruptcy on the comic industry. It says that U.S.' largest independent manga comics publisher and distributor Tokyopop Inc. which has estimated 2010 sales of 14.8 million dollars was affected and will shut down its Los Angeles, Califonia-based North American publishing operations on May 31, 2011. More so, Dark Horse Comics Inc. was also affected because it spends excessive money on projects that most comic readers do not want to buy.
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65528303

 

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