Netflix buys Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld

Netflix has bought Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld in its first ever acquisition. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Netflix’s First Acquisition Is Comic Book Publisher Millarworld

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Netflix buys comic book company behind Kick-Ass and Kingsman

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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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