Disney fans, pull on your Spidey Underoos. The following release from Marvel announced that the deal for the Walt Disney Company to purchase Marvel Entertainment is now complete. Deal expected to strengthen Disney’s position as a leading global provider of high-quality branded entertainment and build… Read More »Marvel Acquisition Official
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… Read More »A Foolish view on Marvel and 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 from the marginal characters. Of… Read More »Comic moves by Disney
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 Inc and named movie executive… Read More »Warner/DC Counters Disney/Marvel
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 a cool $4 billion. That… Read More »Disney acquires Marvel – Superheroes to join Disney fold
On April 28th Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment releases MARVEL X-MEN: Volumes 1 & 2 on DVD! For the first time, all 32 episodes of animated TV-series will be available! Discover the origins of your favorite X-Men characters with stories adapted directly from the original comic books.
Disney came to own the rights to these two X-Men volumes with the purchase of Haim Saban’s Fox Family channel, now the ABC Family channel. Now you can add these two great DVD sets to your collection in a new The Disney Blog giveaway. Just enter your name and favorite X-men character in the comments below for a chance to win. Be sure to enter a valid email address so I can find you if you’re the winner. Winners will be drawn at Noon on April 28th.
Complete details on the DVDs below the cut: