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Dark Horse Comics Reacts to Disney's

Dark Horse Comics Reacts to Disney's "Star Wars" Purchase

Dark Horse President Mike Richardson comments on Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm and what it means for the publisher's "Star Wars" expanded universe comics and the potential ramifications for the publisher moving forward.

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Announces New

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Announces New "Star Wars" Movie For 2015

Less than three years after buying Marvel for $4 billion, The Walt Disney Company has announced it will acquire Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. With the news arrives word of a new Star Wars movie for 2015. Updated at 3:23 p.m.

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James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" Not an Animated Film

Contrary to a recent report in SciFi Now Magazine, Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" film helmed by James Gunn is not the first animated feature film from the combination of Marvel and Disney.

Disney Announces

Disney Announces "Ant-Man" 2015 Release Date

Disney has announced Edgar Wright’s long-gestating "Ant-Man" movie opens November 6, 2015 and "Iron Man 3" & "Thor: The Dark World" will be released in 3D.

Disney Releases Official

Disney Releases Official "Thor: The Dark World" Story Synopsis

Walt Disney Pictures has released the official synopsis for"Thor: The Dark World," the Alan Taylor-directed sequel to Marvel Studios' hit 2011 film starring Chris Hemsworth.

Stan Lee Media Sues Disney for Billions over Marvel Characters

Stan Lee Media Sues Disney for Billions over Marvel Characters

Failed dot-com Stan Lee Media on Tuesday filed a $5.5 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit against Disney, claiming the entertainment giant doesn’t actually own the Marvel character featured in numerous blockbuster films.

SPINOFF REVIEW:

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Frankenweenie"

Disney's stop-motion animated "Frankenweenie" is a sweet and simple tale of a boy and his undead dog that marks a refreshing return to basics for director Tim Burton.

Disney's

Disney's "The Lone Ranger" Rides In With First Trailer

Disney has premiered the teaser trailer for director Gore Verbinski’s "The Lone Ranger," the big-budget Western in which the story of the legendary masked hero is told from the perspective of the Native American spirit warrior Tonto.

Pipeline - 9/27/2012

Pipeline - 9/27/2012

The ultimate superhero movie is now out on Blu-ray, as "Marvel Studios' The Avengers" hit store shelves this week. Augie takes a look and discovers that he needs a bigger television screen.

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be "Autonomous" From Whedon's "Avengers"

Teasing a few details about ABC's newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, Joss Whedon stressed that the planned series will be largely "autonomous" from the storylines of Marvel's blockbuster "Avengers" and its upcoming sequel.

Latest

Latest "Avengers" Blu-ray Clip Casts Spotlight On Robert Downey Jr.

Ahead of the September 25 release of Marvel’s "The Avengers" on Blu-ray and DVD, Disney has debuted a clip from a behind-the-scenes featurette that focuses on Robert Downey Jr.

Peter David Returns to

Peter David Returns to "Epic Mickey" for "Tales of Wasteland"

CBR News speaks with acclaimed comic book writer Peter David about his latest digital comic series, which ties in with Disney Interactive's "Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two."

Disney Rebooting

Disney Rebooting "The Rocketeer?"

Disney is reportedly mulling a reboot of "The Rocketeer," the Dave Stevens-created superhero who last graced in the big screen in 1991.

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Spotlight cast on reclusive Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter! ComicsPRO executive director on state of comics market! Why does manga attract more female readers than superhero comics? Spider-Man's sidekick debuts Wednesday! Plus more!

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Whedon's "Avengers 2" Gets Release Date

Disney has announced an official release date for "Avengers 2," the Joss Whedon-helmed sequel to this summer's blockbuster Marvel Studios film.

Del Toro Says

Del Toro Says "Hulk" TV Pilot Just Waiting for Writer

Director Guillermo Del Toro's long-rumored live-action "Hulk" TV revival has been in a holding pattern at ABC, but SPINOFF has new info that will please fans of the jade giant.

CCI:

CCI: "Frankenweenie" Producers Help Bring Tim Burton’s Story to Life

"Frankenweenie" producers Don Hahn and Allison Abbate discuss the stop-motion animation remake of Tim Burton's 1984 live-action short and the lasting impression they hope fans can take away from it.

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne,

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne, "Father of Hawaiian Cartooning," Dies

Cartoonist Dave Thorne passes away at age 82. How Disney fans discovered Carl Barks! Darwyn Cooke talks in depth about Parker adaptations! A look at the "Homestuck" phenomenon! Plus much more

CBR TV @ CCI: Boxleitner, Bean Incite

CBR TV @ CCI: Boxleitner, Bean Incite "Tron: Uprising"

Tron himself, Bruce Boxleitner stepped aboard the CBR yacht with "Tron: Uprising" director Charlie Bean to discuss the new animated series' origins and goals and what being a part of the franchise means to the actor,

CCI: Disney's

CCI: Disney's "Lone Ranger" Preview Features Gunplay, Train Heists

Disney capped off its Hall H presentation at Comic-Con International with a teaser for director Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger," which stars Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer in the title role.

Marvel Super Heroes Team Up with Disney's

Marvel Super Heroes Team Up with Disney's "Phineas and Ferb"

Disney has announced that Phineas and Ferb will team with Marvel's Avenger's and Spider-Man in an epic 2013 television event on the Disney Channel. CBR has your first look at the crossover.

CCI: The Art Of

CCI: The Art Of "Frankenweenie"

The producers of director Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" take SPINOFF ONLINE on a tour of Disney's “Art of 'Frankenweenie'” exhibit at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

EXCLUSIVE: Stan Lee Returns To Narrate Interactive

EXCLUSIVE: Stan Lee Returns To Narrate Interactive "Avengers Origins" Digital Books

Disney Digital Books and Digital Media Senior Producer Mike Zagari discusses Stan Lee's return as narrator to the "Avengers Origins" iOS digital books and the process behind adapting Marvel comics for a new generation.

"Epic Mickey" Draws Up "The Power of Two" and "Power of Illusion"

Disney's iconic hero Mickey Mouse returns for "Epic Mickey 2" and "Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion," teaming up with an unlikely ally to save a transformed world not once, but twice, this November.

PRESS RELEASE: "The Amazing Spider-Man" Swings Into the Disney Store with Marvel Select

"Big Hero 6" Could Be Disney's First Animated Marvel Film

Reports peg "Big Hero 6" as Disney’s long-rumored first animated movie based on Marvel characters. The "Alpha Flight" spinoff centers around a Japanese superhero team. SPINOFF has details.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Assembles On Club Penguin's Virtual World This July

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

With the continuing success of "The Avengers" leading to heightened fan-hope for a Black Widow movie, CBR looks at the rest of Marvel's female pantheon to see who else could anchor her own action film.

"The Avengers" Becomes Biggest Disney Release Of All Time

Marvel's "The Avengers" crossed $1.07 billion worldwide on Thursday to become the sixth biggest film and the largest Disney release in history.

"Avengers" Dethrones "Dark Knight" As Top Comic Book Adaptation Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" has overtaken "The Dark Knight" to become the highest grossing comic book adaptation worldwide, with over $1 billion in box office take to date.

"The Avengers" Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" earned a record $103. 2 million in its second weekend of domestic release, helping to push its worldwide haul past the $1 billion mark in just 19 days.

"The Avengers 2" Already In The Works

Less than a week after the premiere of "The Avengers," Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed there will be a sequel to Earth's Mightiest Movie following sequels to "Iron Man," "Thor" and "Captain America."

"The Avengers" Crosses $700 Million Mark In Under 2 Weeks

Marvel's "The Avengers" continues to break records, crossing the worldwide $700 million mark in under 2 weeks while extending its reach to other industries, causing a spike in Los Angeles shawarma sales.

"The Avengers" Continue To Smash Records, Takes In $207 Million In North American Opening Weekend

As Sunday's box office reports roll in with better-than-expected results, Marvel Studios has revised "The Avengers'" North American opening weekend's take to $207 million.

"The Avengers" Opens to Record-Breaking $200.3 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" opened this weekend to a record-shattering $200.3 million in North America to become the largest domestic debut of all time. The film has earned $641.8 million worldwide in just 12 days.

"The Avengers" Rakes In $18.7M In Thursday Midnight Screenings

Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" opened to $18.7 Million in midnight screenings across North America, displacing "The Dark Knight" as the record holder for the largest-ever midnight opening for a super hero film.

THE CBR REVIEW:

THE CBR REVIEW: "The Avengers"

CBR reviews Marvel Studios' highly-anticipated "The Avengers," an uproariously fun and funny film that proves a worthy successor to "Iron Man" and the Marvel movie franchise.

"Avengers'" Global Numbers On Track To Surpass $500 Million This Weekend

Current tracking has Marvel's blockbuster "The Avengers" poised to surpass ticket sales of $550 Million this weekend as the film opens in North America, China and Russia.

Comics A.M. - A Call For Disney to Remember Its Roots

Comics A.M. - A Call For Disney to Remember Its Roots

Oswald the Rabbit and creators' rights! John Rogers talks Thrillbent and digital comics! James Robinson talks "Earth 2"! Tom Batiuk on "Funky Winkerbean's" new gay storyline! Plus much more!

"The Avengers" Tops Overseas Box Office, Assembling $178 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" debuted at No. 1 in 39 international markets, grossing $178.4 million in the ninth-highest overseas opening of all time. The Joss Whedon-directed film opens Friday in the U.S.

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