Will Dark Horse lose publishing rights for Star Wars?

#1 Posted by fodigg (6211 posts) - - Show Bio

I just realized, Disney owned their own comics publishing even before they bought Marvel. Will we see Star Wars comics move away from Dark Horse to Marvel?

#2 Posted by guttridgeb (4881 posts) - - Show Bio

At the moment Dark Horse gets to keep the rights, this might not last though.

#3 Posted by Lvenger (24325 posts) - - Show Bio

For the moment, I think Dark Horse keeps the rights to publish Star Wars comics. Though when Marvel was bought by Disney, they eventually became the publishers of the Disney comics when Boom! Studios previously had the rights to publishing Disney comics. So in time Dark Horse might lose them.

#4 Posted by fodigg (6211 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm, so this is a similar situation to the TV show on Cartoon Network, where the current contract holds but once it runs out, that's it?

#5 Posted by guttridgeb (4881 posts) - - Show Bio

@fodigg: We could probably assume so. I haven't been able to find anything suggesting that Disney plans on doing this though.

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