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SGN Buys TinyCo, Maker of ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’ Mobile Game SGN, founded by MySpace and Fox vets, marks its third acquisition since its 2010 founding with the company also behind ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Feature ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Avengers’ VR and More

Organizers of the 2016 FMX conference, taking place April 26-29 in Stuttgart, have revealed new details of this year’s programming. Attendees can look forward to presentations ... Continue Reading →
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Gold Titles Announced for Free Comic Book Day 2016

The Free Comic Book Day Committee has selected the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s most anticipated annual event, Free Comic Book Day. FCBD takes ... Continue Reading →
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CONtv LIVE Launches with Chicago Comic Con

CONtv LIVE, presented by Verizon, will launch this weekend, bringing VIP subscribers access to a virtual front-row seat to Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con. The two-day livestream ... Continue Reading →
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‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Avengers’ Trailer Teases Vision

A new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron offers a deeper look at the explosive and highly anticipated Marvel superhero sequel, including a first teasing look at The Vision. Written ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Teases ‘Ant-Man’ Trailer

Marvel Studios launched online Jan. 2 an “ant-sized” first look teaser for its upcoming superhero pic Ant-Man — with the images only small enough for an ant to see. The ... Continue Reading →
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Tom Hiddleston to Star in ‘Skull Island’

Legendary Pictures has tapped Tom Hiddleston — beloved by fans for his portrayals of Loki in the Thor and Avengers flicks — to star in its King Kong prequel Skull Island, ... Continue Reading →
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‘X-Men’ Soars; ‘Frozen’ Now No. 5 of All Time

Marvel’s merry mutants ruled the box office this weekend, as expected, while Disney’s Frozen moved up another step on the list of all-time highest grossing films. X-Men: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Dominates Global B.O.

It’s good to be the Captain. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened to huge numbers and set a record for an April opening. The most-recent ... Continue Reading →