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Marvel Battles Kirby Estate

Marvel is suing to keep the rights to superheroes including The Hulk, the Fantastic Four and X-Men. The federal lawsuit filed Friday in Manhattan asks a judge to invalidate notices sent by the heirs of artist Jack Kirby to try to terminate Marvel’s copyrights. The heirs sent notified several companies last …

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Blake Lively Cast In Green Lantern

Blake Lively has nabbed the female lead opposite Ryan Reynolds in Warner Bros.’ “Green Lantern.” Lively, best known for her roles in Gossip Girl and Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants,  will play Carol Ferris, who runs her father’s aerospace company and hires cocky test pilot Hal Jordan (Reynolds), who later …

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Sakar Lines Up Iron Man Merchandise

With the highly anticipated sequel to the 2008 “Iron Man” movie scheduled for release this year, Sakar International is gearing up for a complete line of branded “Iron Man 2” spy gear inspired by Robert Downey Jr.’s billionaire industrialist turned Super Hero. The line is expected to include over a …

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POW! Entertainment Expands Ties With Disney

Building on an already successful three year creative and business relationship, POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment Inc. (Pink Sheets: POWN), the advanced media and entertainment company led by comic book and motion picture icon Stan Lee, announced today it is deepening its ties with The Walt Disney Company. “Enhancing our …

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Marvel Stockholders Approve Disney Merger

Marvel Entertainment announced that at a special meeting, Marvel stockholders approved the adoption of the Agreement and Plan of Merger entered into by Marvel and The Walt Disney Company (“Disney”), which provides for a merger in which Marvel will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Disney. Marvel anticipates that the merger, …

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The Rabbit Ronin Gets His Own Plush Toy

In celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Stan Sakai’s best-loved character, Dark Horse brings this fluffy, badass bunny to life with an all-new plush toy, with art direction by the creator himself! Usagi Yojimbo is a long-running comic set in seventeenth-century Japan, with anthropomorphic animals replacing humans, featuring the lovable …

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Take A Bite Out Of Army Of Darkness

Devour your fill of Army of Darkness in the first ever Army of Darkness Omnibus. S-Mart worker, horror hero and professional zombie killer Ash Williams is back in over 450 pages of Dynamite’s Army of Darkness written by Andy (Danger Girl) Hartnell, James (Freddy vs. Ash vs. Jason) Kuhoric, Robert (The Walking …

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