Monday, August 31, 2009

Disney Acquires Marvel Comics

It was announced today that Disney is acquiring Marvel for $4 billion. So if you're the kind of person who ever wanted to see Spiderman climbing up the side of the Cinderella castle in Anaheim, today's your lucky day. It will be very interesting to see how this effects Marvel properties (something akin to how the Muppets have played out over the past several years?), but here's the story from KidScreen, by Emily Claire Afan, with statements from both companies. 

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