Chinese Investment Firm Takes Stake in Dark Horse

A major investment stake from Chinese media firm Vanguard Visionary Associates will be used to fund publishing projects at Dark Horse in addition to creating a development fund for film projects based on Dark Horse comics properties Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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