Marvel Comics in Need of Super Hero

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L. McMaken
10-31-11
Cincinnati, OH

 

Marvel Comics just announced the lay-off of 11 employees as part of their cost-cutting initiative. This comes behind the company leaving 5 editorial vacancies open for over a year, and not replacing their COO Jim Sokolowsi who was pinked slipped a few weeks ago.

While Marvel’s movies are doing great, their print comics sales are sagging. They announced they will also be cutting the Iron Man 2.0, All-Winners Squad, and Alpha Flight series. Cutting the Alpha-Flight Series is odd since it is one of Marvel’s bestselling comics and was recently developed into a series.

Let’s hope Marvel is able to withstand the current economy and a super-hero arrives to save the iconic publisher.