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[8 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
L.A. Toy Company Sues Marvel Over ‘Iron Man’ Merchandising Deal

Last week, owner of Los Angeles toy company Box-O-Mania Maxim Tselevich sued Marvel Entertainment over an alleged Iron Man merchandising deal gone wrong.
Tselevich claims that in 2010 both companies worked out a deal to create special Iron Man’s Lair Play Boxes, playhouses that featured Iron Man and would be released in November of 2010 to coincide with the release of Iron Man 2 on DVD.
According to the lawsuit, Box-O-Mania claims that Marvel “game them the runaround for months,” refusing to give over the artwork and intellectual property rights required in …

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[14 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Chairman to Serve as Keynote Speaker at the Orange County Business Council’s 2012 Annual Dinner

Yesterday, it was announced that Thomas Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, will be the keynote speaker for the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) 2012 Annual Dinner. Presented by Bentley Prince Street and Kaiser Permanente, the annual dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine on February 9, 2012.
The annual dinner theme for next year is “Nothing Rhymes with Orange.” To play off this theme, Staggs will be sharing his perspective on an Orange County success story that has transformed the family entertainment world. The Walt Disney …

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[11 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
More Details Revealed About Marvel’s Inaugural Appearance at D23 Expo

More details were revealed today about Marvel’s offerings at the upcoming D23 Expo, and it certainly looks like they will be pulling out all the stops. This will be Marvel Entertainment’s first time at the D23 Expo, with Disney having acquired the company in 2009. With the company having a much smaller presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con than in previous years, it is expected that the D23 Expo is where Marvel will impress audiences with big reveals and special sneak peeks.
As previously announced, Marvel Studios will be part …

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[14 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Announces ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Animated Series, Headed For Disney XD.

Set to debut in Fall of 2011, Marvel Entertainment announced a new animated series headed for Disney’s XD channel. Unclear exactly how much the new series will emulate the comic books, ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ will focus on Peter Parker during the typical awkward & heedless teenaged years. Following Parker into becoming the hero he was meant to be, the series will feature many of the exciting confrontations he has with intimidating super-villians.
“Ultimate Spider-Man will be a unique journey exploring our favorite web-slinger as he teams up with other fan favorite …