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Hasbro results top estimates as gaming revenues rise – Financial Times

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Hasbro results top estimates as gaming revenues rise

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Upcoming Children’s Business Fair will feature wee entrepreneurs – OCRegister

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Shoppers, are you ready to buy goods from a 6-year-old entrepreneur? The Orange County Rescue Mission will host its second annual “OC Children’s Business Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Rescue Mission’s Village of Hope in Tustin. “For many children, including those who live at the Village of Hope, this event will be their first opportunity to learn how creativity and hard work can…

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 could be massive shake-up for the series – The Independent

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

With the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 next week, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) will compromise of 15 films, six TV shows, five short films, two digital series, and multiple comic books. That’s a lot of content, and with nine further films, multiple new TV shows — including The Inhumans, Cloak and Dagger, and New Warriors — fans can’t get enough of their beloved superheroes. No wonder,…

10 Marvel Comics Heroes Who Still Need to Debut In Live-Action – Nerdist

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Over the last several years, as the Marvel Cinematic Universe has flourished on both big and small screens, not to mention the X-Men movie universe at Fox, it seems almost no Marvel hero is too small or obscure for the live-action treatment. Everyone’s getting their 15 minutes of fame it seems. Just in the next few years alone, Marvel Comics fans will be getting to see live-action versions of Cable,…

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Area Indians celebrate New Year with harvest fair – The Advocate

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Caption Close STAMFORD — On Sunday, a crowd of local Indian residents cheered on a troupe of children calling themselves The Bhangra Jammers as they leapt and twirled through a traditional Bhangra harvest dance while loud Indian dance music played at a Baisakhi Mela celebration at Stamford High School. One of the dancers, Isha Anand, 6, said the vivid blue and orange colors of the children’s folk costumes are significant…

Marvel Is Bringing Back its Legends in Marvel Legacy – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Image: Marvel Comics. Legacy Banner art by Joe Quesada. The Marvel universe is facing some major changes again in the wake of Secret Empire. Starting this fall, Marvel is launching a line-wide shake up in the form of Marvel Legacy— something that promises to bring back fallen heroes and bring them into the fold with newer-established characters to create a mix of familiar and new. Advertisement Just announced at C2E2,…

Marvel’s ‘Legacy’ will ‘break the internet,’ says Axel Alonso – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

“Let’s just say there’s a last-page reveal that’s probably gonna break the Internet.” That’s how Marvel’s Axel Alonso describes “Legacy,” a new initiative that will take things back to the comic book company’s iconic history, all while keeping an eye on the future. It all begins this fall with “Marvel Legacy No. 1,” an over-sized, one-shot special that’s 50 pages in all. It’s written by Jason Aaron with art by…

Mattel: Worsening Performance Necessitates Merger With Hasbro – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

The share price of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) is down around 11% at the time of writing due to the disappointment over the weak quarterly results. The company announced yesterday after the market closed that its first quarter 2017 EPS at -$0.32 missed consensus estimates by $0.15 while its revenue at $735.6 million missed by $69.22 million. Newly appointed CEO Margo Georgiadis declared in the earnings call that she wanted to…

Marvel Comics Going Retro for ‘Legacy’ Relaunch – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

This fall, Marvel Entertainment is going back to its comic book roots. The company announced Marvel Legacy during Saturday’s Marvel: Next Big Thing panel at the C2E2 comic convention in Chicago — a relaunch of its superhero comic book line that will refocus on its long history and most iconic characters. The fall relaunch will follow the conclusion of the current Secret Empire storyline — in which Hydra,…

Marvel Promotes Captain America ‘Event’ With Shirts Promoting Nazi-Linked Group – snopes.com

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

In April 2017, Marvel Entertainment caused a stir by inviting comic-book retailers to dress their staff in shirts to promote a miniseries depicting a fictional group linked to Nazi Germany.  The promotion, which coincided with the 19 April 2017 release of Secret Empire #0, offered sellers the chance to order shirts for its staff bearing the insignia for Hydra, a villainous organization that has at times been led by Nazi supervillains Baron…

Mattel’s shares sink as the Street loses confidence in its turnaround – CNBC

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Mattel’s shares sink as the Street loses confidence in its turnaround – CNBC

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Marvel Promotes Captain America ‘Event’ With Shirts Promoting Nazi-Linked Group – snopes.com

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

In April 2017, Marvel Entertainment caused a stir by inviting comic-book retailers to dress their staff in shirts to promote a miniseries depicting a fictional group linked to Nazi Germany.  The promotion, which coincided with the 19 April 2017 release of Secret Empire #0, offered sellers the chance to order shirts for its staff bearing the insignia for Hydra, a villainous organization that has at times been led by Nazi supervillains Baron…

Suspected Firecrackers In Street In Fair Lawn, NJ Turn Out To Be Candles, Police Say – CBS New York

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The bomb squad was called in Fair Lawn, New Jersey Saturday morning, after what were believed to be firecrackers – but turned out to be candles – were found in the middle of several local intersections. Police said at 7:40 a.m., a resident who lives on 27th Street in Fair Lawn was walking home from a business on Banta Place and found the suspicious packages…

Trust the … lego? Reddit user reveals Lego version of Joel Embiid – Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tre’Davious White, CB, LSU Height: 5-foot-11Weight: 192 pounds 2016: 35 TKL, 14 PD, 2 INT2015: 44 TKL, 7 PD2014: 33 TKL, 6 PD, 2 INT2013: 55 TKL, 7 PD, 2 INT 40-yard dash: 4.47 secondsBench press: 16 repsVertical jump: 32.0 inchesBroad jump: 119.0 inches3-cone drill: 6.90 seconds20-yard shuttle: 4.32 seconds Once again, there is very little consensus as to the best cornerback prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft. Yet, for…

Movers: GE and Mattel Earnings, and Samsung’s Galaxy S8 – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Mattel’s shares sink as the Street loses confidence in its turnaround – CNBC

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017

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