Entertainment company Marvel has stopped selling and renewing licenses for its comics in Russia. This has been reported “Climb” With reference to Ivan Chernyavsky, the owner of the “Chuk and the Geek” store.
According to Chernyavsky, on April 20, Marvel representatives sent a letter to their Russian partners announcing that they are suspending cooperation for an indefinite period from summer 2022. “This was reported to me by several Russian Marvel publishers, I did not see the text of the letter. Everyone agrees on one thing – in the middle of the summer of 2022, Marvel will stop selling and renewing licenses for the Russian-language publication of its comics, ”says. Chernyavsky noted that everything purchased now should be released in the next two or three months, after which it would be impossible to launch new products and print additional editions at Marvel’s request.
He emphasized that the comics that have already been released will remain on sale.
Prior to that, Marvel Studios announced the suspension of movie distribution in Russia. A similar decision was taken by the Walt Disney media conglomerate, which combined Lucasfilm, Universal, Pixar, Maker Studios and others. Studios Sony Pictures and Paramount also refused to work with Russian distributors.
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