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Disney, NetEase Agree to Create Chinese Comic Book Superhero
Xu Wei
DATE:  Jul 10 2017
/ SOURCE:  Yicai
Disney, NetEase Agree to Create Chinese Comic Book Superhero Disney, NetEase Agree to Create Chinese Comic Book Superhero

(Yicai Global) July 10 -- The Walt Disney Co. [NYSE:DIS] and internet technology firm NetEase [NASDAQ:NTES] announced they will work together to create comics featuring a Chinese superhero and Chinese elements, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Marvel Entertainment LLC, a well-known comics giant under Disney, owns the copyright to comic book heroes Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Avengers. Movies produced by Marvel have raked in more than USD1.18 billion (CNY8 billion) in ticket sales in China.

Manhua.163.com will become China's first digital platform authorized by Marvel to publish its comic books and will release 12 of them, including Guardians of the Galaxy, The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America, NetEase said.

 

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