Category Archives: Comics

Comic moves by Disney

Two interesting Comic book stories about Disney in the news today. In an article that mostly rehashes previous coverage the AP writes about Disney’s acquisition of the Marvel brand of comics and how any value opportunities will have to come … Continue reading

Posted in Comics | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Time Warner?

Time Warner has been one of Disney’s largest rivals, which in today’s world of media and communications means they have both competed against each other and helped each other. Their films compete with each other at the box office, and … Continue reading

Posted in Animation Business, Comics, Corporate, ESPN, Movies, Publishing, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Warner/DC Counters Disney/Marvel

With Disney buying Marvel Entertainment, Time Warner is moving to make better use of Marvel rival DC Comics. Alex Dobuzinskis reports in this Reuters story. In its reorganization of DC Comics, Warner Bros changed the division’s name to DC Entertainment … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Themepark Industry | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Disney acquires Marvel – Superheroes to join Disney fold

I had to check my calendar to make sure it wasn’t April Fools when the news of The Walt Disney Company’s latest acquisition rolled across my screen. Disney is now the proud owner of Marvel Entertainment at a cost of … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Corporate, Disney Consumer Products, pixar, Themepark Industry, Walt Disney Studios | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Donald Duck shills for Recording Industry

A recent Swedish edition of a Donald Duck comic book was caught shilling for the recording industry printing an anti-file sharing message in the book. The moral message in the short episode could easily be interpreted that illegal downloading is … Continue reading

Posted in Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off