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Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

GWANGJU, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Officers from the Gwangju Metropolitan Police Agency (GMPA) dressed up as Avengers characters Thursday as part of a street campaign to raise awareness of child abuse.  Also present were mannequins representing child abuse victims, and participants put on a performance in which the superheroes defeated the villains who were [...]

Korean Convenience Store to Sell Limited Edition Avengers Gold Medals

Korean Convenience Store to Sell Limited Edition Avengers Gold Medals

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – One of Korea’s biggest convenience store franchises, GS25, has joined hands with Disney for the limited sale of gold medals (24K) printed with characters from Marvel Comics.  Dubbed ‘Marvel Avengers Gold Special Edition’, the 1,000-unit limited boxed set comes with four medals, each three centimeters in diameter and featuring [...]

Samsung Set to Accept Pre-orders for Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition

Samsung Set to Accept Pre-orders for Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics will accept pre-orders for its Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition from May 27 in Korea. The electronics giant will limit sales of the special edition to 1,000 units. Motivated by Iron Man’s armor in Marvel’s Avengers series, the limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge draws inspiration from the famous [...]

Hollywood Producer to Set Up First Ever Asian Studio in Korea

Hollywood Producer to Set Up First Ever Asian Studio in Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Hollywood’s visual effects house Hydraulx will advance into Korea’s film making industry by setting up its branch office in Korea. Its advancement into Korea will be implemented in the form of an equity swap with its Korean counterpart Valuestone. To this end, the two signed a letter of intent (LoI) [...]

[Kobiz Feature] “Avengers 2” Shooting in Seoul Arouses Mixed Reactions

[Kobiz Feature] “Avengers 2” Shooting in Seoul Arouses Mixed Reactions

SEOUL, Korea, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) – As the filming of a Hollywood blockbuster movie began in Seoul last weekend, Seoulites showed mixed reactions to inconveniences caused by blocking traffic for the shootings. The shooting of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” began on March 30 at Mapo Bridge and of the nearby small floating island in [...]