background img

The New Stuff

2281 Views

Disney to buy Marvel


Disney to buy Marvel

Mickey and Spidey, happy together? Looks like it! News across the blogosphere is that the Walt Disney Co. will be buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for a super-hero-sized sum of money (upwards of $4 billion in cash and stock). This brings characters like Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine and others into the family of Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Nemo, WALL-E, and Aladdin. Worlds collide! The two universes of characters, many of whom were created by Walt Disney and Stan Lee, will soon be jointly connected. Disney’s last big company move of this size was to acquire Pixar Animation Studios, Inc. in 2006. Will the house in UP get some flight help from X-Men’s Storm? Will the Fantastic Four take role call in the Mickey Mouse Club? Everything is too new to say just yet, but stay TOONed right here for all the details!


ToonBarn Rob

um… the ToonBarn guy, of course! but you can call me Rob

Recently Published

»

Funimation Goes Plus Ultra on October 12 with Season 4 of My Hero Academia

Fans of the shonen superhero franchise My Hero Academia better ...

»

Super Dinosaur Roars with New International Deals

Skybound Entertainment and Spinmaster Ltd. recently secured a raft ...

ricky zoom
»

eOne and Nickelodeon Kickstarts Ricky Zoom

The studio behind hits such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, eOne, ...

»

Denver the Last Dinosaur Reboot Gets New Deals

PGS Entertainment recently secured a raft of new deals for ON Kids ...

»

Scooby-Doo: Where are you! 50th Anniversary SDCC Interviews

ToonBarn is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world’s ...

»

Marvel Rising – Battle of the Bands Special to Launch on Youtube

This coming Wednesday, August 28 at 4PM PT, the Official Marvel ...

»

New One Punch Man Game Launched: Road to Hero

Fans of the hit shonen comedy franchise One Punch Man should ...

»

Young Justice: Outsiders SDCC RoundTable Interview

Everyone is anticipating the 3-episode finale of Young Justice: ...

»

Disney is Rebooting the Proud Family?

A lot of the young Toonbarn readers probably won’t remember ...

Skip to toolbar