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  • Disney Kingdoms Comics: Seekers of the Weird
    Disney Kingdoms Comics: Seekers of the Weird

    We’ve seen how Disney has been incorporating Marvel into their world, whether it’s in the theme parks and cruise ships or teaming up with Phineas and Ferb to save the world, but now it’s time to see how Marvel incorporates Disney into their world. The Disney Kingdoms brand of comics…

  • The Avengers 2 Gets a Release Date and Disney Profits from Marvel
    The Avengers 2 Gets a Release Date and Disney Profits from Marvel

    Marvel’s acquisition by Disney has been successful in almost every way. They’ve coordinated a some of the comic book company’s best properties and launched a multi-billion dollar franchise in the Avengers. With the success of the Avengers they’ve asked Director Joss Whedon (who worked for Disney as a writer early…

  • Marvel’s The Avengers takes Overseas Box Office by Storm
    Marvel’s The Avengers takes Overseas Box Office by Storm

    Strong, very strong, overseas box office results and equally strong pre-sales for May 4th weekend must have everyone at Walt Disney Studios breathing a very deep sign of relief. Open just over a week, Marvel’s The Avengers has already taken in $175 million at the international box office. Domestically, some…

  • Disney Delivers Fun to Fans at 2011 Comic-Con
    Disney Delivers Fun to Fans at 2011 Comic-Con

    LaughingPlace.com has a pictorial look at Disney’s presence at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con. This is the first year where Disney’s acquisition of Marvel really had an impact. There was the expected comic-book tie-ins and Marvel influence. Disney’s ABC Network and Disney Channel also took advantage of the show to…

  • The Original Mickey, Volume One
    The Original Mickey, Volume One

    According to an article recently posted by the Christian Science Monitor, Mickey Mouse is about to have a “new” series released about his life as an action hero. This series is a comic strip, started in the 1930’s, that depicts Mickey’s mischievous on-screen nature in a method that Disney had…

  • An Eye on Marvel
    An Eye on Marvel

    Both eyes if I can spare them. Well, things are beginning to slot into place for the growing relationship between Marvel and Disney that began in 2009. The movie contracts are beginning to play out with the end result building strong new franchises for the mouse house. Disney cable has…

  • Mickey Mouse takes on the Nazis
    Mickey Mouse takes on the Nazis

    I think a lot of people, myself included, forget that Mickey Mouse was once as big a comic book and cartoon strip star as he was a silver screen celebrity. Check out these 1940s era comics Where Mickey Mouse became a Nazi fighter. http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2011/01/07/comic-book-legends-revealed-294/ Speaking of comics, I’m looking for…

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