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Tuesday News: From comics to shoes, with a couple of stops in between

Tuesday News: From comics to shoes, with a couple of stops...

Marvel’s Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book – In yet another sign that entertainment genres are simultaneously and paradoxically diversifying and merging, Marvel has announced that they will be creating a comic based on the video… more

Wednesday News: NAL merges with Berkley, big data & advertising, Disney’s Pocahontas, and the Simpsons honor Hayao Miyazaki

Wednesday News: NAL merges with Berkley, big data & advertising, Disney’s...

People: NAL Is Merged Into Realigned Berkley Publishing Group – Well, this is unfortunate. Berkley and NAL (New American Library) are being merged into a “new” Berkley Publishing Group, and also reorganized, with NAL focusing on non-fiction and Berkley focused on… more

Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Supreme Court cuts the string on Spider-Man toy inventor’s patent – A Spider-Man toy wristband that shoots a silly-string like “spider web” was collecting royalties from Marvel well past the expiration of its patent, pursuant to an open-ended contract between the… more