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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Tops the Box Office

maze runner the scorch trialsThe Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials won this past weekend’s box-office, earning an estimated $30.3 million. That’s really close to the first film’s opening weekend. This film earned a “B+” CinemaScore, while the first film earned an “A-“.

Other films opening this week include Black Mass which earned $23.36 million and came in second place. Everest was fifth and earned $7.56 million. Captive was eleventh and earned $1.4 million. Everest was impressive as it was just in 545 theaters and hasn’t gone wide yet.

In other geeky film earnings…. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation was in eighth and earned $2.25 million, Inside Out added $964,000, Ant-Man earned $936,000, Minions earned $890,000, Jurassic World earned $621,000, and Fantastic Four earned $222,000.

Here’s the 2015 top five grosses for the year so far:


  1. Jurassic World – $649.845 million
  2. Avengers: Age of Ultron – $458.651 million
  3. Inside Out – $348.2 million
  4. Furious 7 – $351.032 million
  5. Minions – $332.753 million


  1. Jurassic World – $1.6568 billion
  2. Furious 7 – $1.5117 billion
  3. Avengers: Age of Ultron – $1.4025 billion
  4. Minions – $1.0813 billion
  5. Inside Out – $761.7 million

Welcome David Sandoval to Graphic Policy!

We’ve got a slew of new contributors to Graphic Policy and first up is David Sandoval.  Born in Colorado, but residing in Texas, David gives us our first insider voice, bringing wisdom and a person on the inside of the entertainment industry.  David has experience both in the film industry, having worked on a few indy films but also in the comic industry.

After film school, his time in the movie industry and business school David now tells the world his stories through N.A.S. Studios.  Started in October of 2011 he’s had the opportunity to work with such artists as Al Rio – R.I.P (Marvel, DC, Zenescope), Andrew Mangum (DC, Image, Zenescope), Patrick Blaine (DC, Top Cow), Ale Garza (Marvel, DC, Zenescope), Tone Rodriguez (DC, Image) and more.  N.A. S. Studios is working on publishing their first three books:  Nekros, Black Mass and T.O.A (Tribulations of  Abbadon).

So keep your eye out for the first posts from David soon and again welcome to the site.  We’re all looking forward the insight you’ll bring to help the indy creators out there and those wanting to get into the funny book business.

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