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September 11, 2009

Collective Memory: Disney Buys Marvel

borrowed with permission from the great J. Chris Campbell

The following are links pertaining to the impending purchase of Marvel and its library of characters by Disney, to be completed by the end of 2009. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Initial Press Release
Robert Iger (Wikipedia)
Ike Perlmutter (Wikipedia)
Transcript Of Investor Relations Call


News and Commentary
Andy Doan At Comic Book Bin
AmLaw Daily: SLM Litigation
Art Beat

Bleeding Cool On 10 Questions
Bleeding Cool On Europe

Casino News Authority
CBR: Initial News Story
CBR Reaction Round-Up
Comic Book Movie 01
Comic Book Movie 02
Comic Book Movie 03
Comics Alliance on Pro Reactions

Deadline Hollywood Index
Digital Spy 01
Digital Spy 02
Digital Spy: Christine Vlatos Lawsuit
ESPN Page 2
Examiner On Direct Market 01
Examiner On Direct Market 02
Examiner On Direct Market 03
Examiner Wire Story 01

Hervé St-Louis At Comic Book Bin
Hollywood Reporter Initial News Story Analysis 01 Analysis 02 Termination Fee

Journal Tribune

Motley Fool 01
Motley Fool 02
Multichannel News

National Post 01
National Post 02
Newsarama: 10 Questions
Newsarama: Retailers
Newsarama: The Animated View
Newsarama: Op-Ed
Newsarama On Stan Lee
Newsarama On Video Games
New York Times 01
New York Times 02
North Shore News
Pittsburgh Live
Reuters On Termination Fee

Scotland On Sunday
St. Petersburg Times

The Celebrity Cafe
The Daily Collegian
The Herald-Tribune
The Oregonian
The Sun Daily
The Whig
The Wrap
Times On-Line

Variety 01
Variety 02

WSJ: Christine Vlatos Lawsuit

Yahoo Finance


Blogs and Columns
Augie De Blieck, Jr.

Beyond The Multiplex
Blog@Newsarama: The Store
Blog@Newsarama: The Theme Park
Blog@Newsarama: Reaction Round-Ups
Blue Sky Disney

Charles Yoakum
Chris Butcher

Don MacPherson

Gary Tyrrell

James Vance
J. Caleb Mozzocco
Jeff Parker
Joe Field
Johanna Draper Carlson On Business Reactions
Johanna Draper Carlson On Webcast

Mark Evanier 01
Mark Evanier 02
Marv Wolfman
Matt Maxwell

Nicholas Gazin

Orlando Sentinel

Peter David 01
Peter David 02

Robot 6 01
Robot 6 02

Sean Kleefeld
Steven Grant
Steven Thompson

The Beat 01
The Beat 02
The Beat 03
The Beat 04
The Rebel Yell
The Toilet Paper

Underwire (via)

Warren Ellis
Written World

Zak Sally


#disneybuysmarvel (via)
#marvelvsdisney (via)
Joe Quesada's Everyone Relax

Via CB Cebulski, Bob Iger Speaks At Marvel


Fanboy Radio


Adolf Hitler Reacts


Disney Buys Marvel: A Few Historical Notes
IGN On Marvel's Femme Fatales [sic]
List Of Brand Strengths At The Beat
Mike Thompson Editorial Cartoon
Significant Moments In The Publishing History Of Marvel Comics
The Comics Journal Message Board


Claims They Predicted It Jokes
Fantagraphics For Jeremy Eaton
Peter David
Russ Maheras' Incredible Hulk-Duck
Sean Kleefeld For Wally Wood
The Motley Fool (Well, Sort Of)


Mash-Ups Of Marvel/Disney Character Jokes
Ape Lad's Gooflactus
Ben Towle's Steamboat Spidey
Chris Samnee's M.O.D.U.C.K.
Film Shift
Loose Pages
National Post
News In Film
Russ Maheras' Incredible Hulk-Duck
Ryan Dunlavey's M.O.D.U.C.K.
Wednesday's Child


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