Monday, August 31, 2009

Disney Buys Marvel

Holy Cow! For $4 billion dollars Marvel characters will be part of the Mickey Mouse family, meaning Disney. According to CBS 2, in the deal Disney will "acquire the rights" to five thousand Marvel characters, which some are created by the legendary Stan Lee. The deal is suppose to close by the end of the year.

Check out these articles for more information:
Spiderman, Mickey Team Up As Disney Buys Marvel WCBSTV Aug 31, 2009 4:00 pm US/Eastern
DISNEY BUYS MARVEL! In $4 Billion Deal ICv2 Published: 08/31/2009 09:58am
Disney to Acquire Marvel Comics for $4 Billion By Calvin Reid -- Publishers Weekly, 8/31/2009 8:08:00 AM

*Update with other articles 09/01/09*

Comics Merging with Hollywood, continued Stage Set for Battle of Titans ICv2 Published: 09/01/2009 01:30am
How Will Disney Use Marvel Or Vice Versa? ICv2 Published: 09/01/2009 02:01am
Disney’s Marvel Comics Putting It Together ICv2 Published: 09/01/2009 02:32am

*Update with other articles 09/08/09*

$140 Million Disney-Marvel Fee For Termination ICv2, Published: 09/07/2009, Last Updated: 09/08/2009 01:36am

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