Teshkeel Brings Marvel Comics to the Middle East
Posted on December 15, 2005Teshkeel Media Group has announced an agreement with Marvel Entertainment, Inc. to bring Arabic-language Marvel comics, trade paperbacks and magazines to the Middle East region. The agreement was announced by Naif Al-Mutawa, CEO of Teshkeel, and Bruno Maglione, President of Marvel International. Under terms of the agreement, Teshkeel will engage in a publishing program which for the first time will bring Marvel comic books to the Middle East in local language. The Marvel comics will be distributed throughout the region, from the Arabian Gulf to North Africa. Some of the comic books will feature Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk and the Avengers. Teshkeel will begin Arabic publication of several of Marvel's most well-known and successful titles early next year. The company may also release additional titles to tie in with the release of next year's X-Men 3 and Ghost Rider motion pictures.