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  • Whither Disney Comics?
    Whither Disney Comics?

    Jeff Pepper has a great piece up this week. He looks at the state of Disney Comics (not Marvel comics) and what went wrong: The younger generation of today has largely abandoned the medium.¬† Let me clarify just slightly–the younger generation defined primarily as kids aged 6-16; the medium being…

  • No Ordinary Family – Episode 1 Recap
    No Ordinary Family – Episode 1 Recap

    Ed Note: Please welcome back Mark Baker who will be recapping No Ordinary Family on ABC the season (or as long as it lasts)…. When the new falls shows were being announced, the first one that caught my attention was ABC’s No Ordinary Family. While I don’t read comic books,…

  • Princess Superheroes
    Princess Superheroes

    Brodie is a illustrator, comedy writer, and Disney fan. He runs the excellent tribute site WorldFamousJungleCruise.com. Brodie has decided to take on Disney’s Princess divas and re-imagine them as superheroes drawing inspiration from super-fashions of around the same time their animated movies came out. The result, excellent covers like these:…

  • Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel
    Behind the Kirby Heirs Lawsuit against Disney/Marvel

    When the Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment, they acquired a lot more more than just the 5,000 characters in Marvel’s stable, they also found a slate of lawsuits hiding under that¬† rock. Not only will Disney likely end up suing some of the other studios who have the movie…

  • A Foolish view on Marvel and Disney
    A Foolish view on Marvel and Disney

    The Moteley Fool‘s Ric Munarriz has a look at how Disney can spin some gold from its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. First, understand that the big Marvel names are all spoken for with long term contracts. So Disney won’t be able to get its hands on Spiderman or Iron Man…

  • Donald Duck shills for Recording Industry
    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 wrong and that the artists need to get paid. It…

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