Shares of Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) surged yesterday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings despite lower revenue. Cost-cutting proved to be a significant driver, but the announcement that unit DC Comics will use next year's release of Justice League of America #1 to introduce 52 variant covers to artificially boost demand shows Time Warner also isn't above stunts. Find out more in the video below.

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