You may be excited about Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, but we're even more stoked about his much-rumored, Disney-produced Ant-Man film. And Stan Lee has once again ignited that excitement.
Wondering how important movies are to Marvel? Without an Iron Man or Hulk this summer, profits fell a stunning 60% for the company's 3rd quarter of the year when compared with the same period last year. Should Disney be worried?
Just weeks after Disney's buyout of Marvel was announced, the chairman of Disney Studios is leaving the company, and who happens to be one of the people being named as a possible successor? Kevin Feige, current president of Marvel Studios.
The legal battle between DC Comics and the heirs to co-creator Jerry Siegel now looks like the prelude to a much larger battle over comic book IP: Jack Kirby's heirs now want their rights to, well, the entire Marvel Universe.
We've been eagerly, if anxiously, awaiting news on Disney and Marvel's first combination since the big buy out last week. Turns out the first Disneyfied hero could be Ant-Man, but brought to you by Pixar. But will it be CG?
So, Disney has bought Marvel, but - with both companies claiming that current licensing deals will stay in place - what does this actually mean for both companies (besides awesome comics like this)? We consider some facts.