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- MOVIES. Jensen, Jeff; Schwartz, Missy // Entertainment Weekly;9/11/2009, Issue 1064, p23
The author reports on the acquisition of Marvel Entertainment Inc. by the Walt Disney Co. Topics discussed in the article include speculation that has been raised regarding the amount of money that Disney paid for Marvel, the impact that the merger may have on Marvel and Disney characters and...
- BUILDING CHARACTER. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;5/14/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 29, p5
Reports on the release of historical financials for the licensing agreements made by Marvel Comics in the U.S. Anticipation for the exploitation of popular characters on films, DVD and video games; Sources of revenue for 2003; Citation of royalty payments given to Marvel Studios.
- Comic trip. Gliddon, Josh // Bulletin with Newsweek;04/03/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6268, p66
Focuses on the accessibility of comic book characters at various Web sites. Promotion of downloadable screensaver; Personalization of office personal computers; Graphical downloads of Marvel Comics; Reinvention of cartoon characters by Marvel.
- Comic Apeal. Andreoli, Teresa // License!;Sep2003, Vol. 6 Issue 8, pS14
Features several classic cartoon strip characters that are retro favorites in the licensing sector in the U.S. in 2003. Peanuts; Ziggy; Little Orphan Annie, Dick Tracy and Brenda Starr. INSET: Characters Do Matter.
- Make Mine Mutants! Gillespie, Nick // Reason;May2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p64
Highlights the success of Marvel with comic book motion pictures. Ticket sales of the film 'Daredevil'; Rank of the movie 'Spider-Man' in the box office chart; Reasons for Marvel's success.
- SUPERHERO NATION. Poniewozik, James; Arnold, Andrew; Nugent, Benjamin; Tesoriero, Heather Won // Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/20/2002, Issue 19, p57
Looks at the popularity of superheroes among Americans. Why they attract fans; The creation of Superman in 1938; The introduction of superheroes by Marvel Comics; Their psychology and conflict; The likeability of Spider-Man; View that pop culture changes superheroes to fit the times.
- IT'S MARVELOUS. Nugent, Benjamin // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/3/2002, Issue 21, p65
Mentions the financial status of Marvel comics and films based on the comics' characters. Comment of Amir Malin, chief executive officer of Artisan Entertainment, which has a deal to adapt 15 Marvel franchises; Outlook for the motion picture 'Spider Man.'
- SUPERHERO NATION. Poniewozik, James; Arnold, Andrew; Won, Heather; Nugent, Benjamin; Tesoriero, Won // Time;5/20/2002, Vol. 159 Issue 20, p76
Looks at the popularity of superheroes among Americans. View that it is the human-side of the heroes that attracts fans; The creation of Superman in 1938; The introduction of superheroes by Marvel Comics, their psychology, and conflict; The likeability of Spider-Man; View that pop culture...
- Marvel Comics presents superheroes of color and power. Strickland, L. N'Zinga // New York Amsterdam News;3/15/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p21
The article reports that the company Marvel Comics has introduced the Santerians, a new team of superheroes for its comic books. The Santerians are new-wave super group of Latino crime-busters composed of five young men and women who use the powers of the African-rooted religion of Santeria to...