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August 29, 2005 DVD Boosts Sin City

imageThe comics business analysis site notes that the DVD release of the Sin City movie has led to a bump for the first and most prominent volume of the trades released by Dark Horse Comics in conjunction with the movie. According to, this is the first time they can recall a graphic novel directly benefiting in this manner from the second exposure a DVD release brings. Considering that the R-rated, nearly literal translation of Frank Miller's comic book series did a respectable but not blockbuster $75 million in box office this last Spring during a theatrical release, and with the amount of press attention afforded the movie during that time, it makes sense were the DVD launch to be the more successful of the two ways the movie will reach its eventual total audience.
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