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Marvel Comics gets new Spider-Man to replace Peter Parker
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Marvel Comics gets new Spider-Man to replace Peter Parker

Geez, it’s just not an easy time to be Spider-Man. First, Broadway announces the (temporary?) closing of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Now, Marvel seems to have had their fill of Peter Parker as the lead character all together! Starting with Ultimate Spider-Man issue 160, someone new will be wearing the Spider-Man costume. In fact, someone new will be wearing something new, as the ...

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark turns dark
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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark turns dark

Maybe it was the Green Goblin. Maybe it was due to the dozens of accidents. Heck, maybe the cast is just afraid of being devoured whole by partially untrained dragons. The true answers may never surface, but the fact remains: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is closing. At least for now. During this past weekend’s show, the cast took a final bow as curtains closed, letting producers, ...

DreamWorks takes How to Train Your Dragon to Broadway?
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DreamWorks takes How to Train Your Dragon to Broadway?

Last year’s CG animated movie, How To Train Your Dragon, was one of the best films we’d seen in awhile. The folks at DreamWorks Animation clearly agreed, as they’ve already begun the process to franchise the title, churning out an upcoming sequel in the next few years, as well as an animated series based on the films, set to hit Nickelodeon before you know it. But what we ...

Marvel's Spider-Woman: The Agent of S.W.O.R.D. comic to DVD on June 14
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Marvel’s Spider-Woman: The Agent of S.W.O.R.D. comic to DVD on June 14

On June 14th, Marvel Knights Animation will team with Shout! Factory to present the story of Spider-Woman. This brand new comic-to-DVD release, created in the same fashion as Astonishing X-Men, Iron Man: Extremis, and Black Panther, tells the story of when Jessica Drew is approached by Abigail Brand, a mysterious agent of S.W.O.R.D.. It is then that Jessica finds that the urge within herself ...

The Ultimate Spider-Man
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Sneak Peek at Marvel’s The Ultimate Spider-Man

At C2E2 2011, Spidey has taken a starring role. Not just the latest comic book adventures, and not just with the upcoming film relaunch – Marvel’s Web Head is jumping into an all new animated series, The Ultimate Spider-Man, and the lucky folks in attendance were able to get the first glimpse sneak peek of the toon in action. Thankfully, we had a few well planted ToonBarn spies in ...

Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD March 29
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Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD March 29

In a little less than two months, fans around the globe can whip their hair back and forth, as Disney brings Tangled to Blu-ray and DVD. And we’re no longer limited to just “regular Blu-ray” anymore; this modern-day retelling of the classic Rapunzel story will also be available on the new Disney Blu-ray 3D for those of you with 3D TVs out there (and a hand full of goggles!). ...

Teletoon Retro's classic toons sets subscriber record
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Teletoon Retro’s classic toons sets subscriber record

With over 8 million fans and counting, Teletoon Retro has become a mighty force! Teletoon Retro, the younger cousin to Teletoon (think Cartoon Network and Boomerang) is known for being home to some of animation’s most classic tales; Spider-man, Inspector Gadget, He-Man, She-Ra, G.I. Joe, Tom & Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Bugs Bunny, The Smurfs, The Jetsons, Batman: The Animated Series, the ...

Marvel's Spider-Man has Tupperware and Tervis Tumbler Spider-Cans
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Marvel’s Spider-Man has Tupperware and Tervis Tumbler Spider-Cans

Alright, maybe the containers are not actually called “Spider-Cans” but it sounded good, right? No? Well fine!! Let’s see what Tupperware Brands and Tervis Tumbler come up with when they officially unveil their new products. Tupperware’s plan is to release cereal bowls, sandwich containers, tumblers, lunch bags, snack cups, ice pop molds, utensils, water bottles, ...

Disney swings toward Ultimate Spider-Man
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Disney swings toward Ultimate Spider-Man

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can. …including starting up a new cartoon on Disney XD in the fall of 2011. The new toon, dubbed Ultimate Spider-Man, tells the story of a teenage Peter Parker dealing with his new abilities, high school life, fellow Marvel Super heroes, and New York’s super villain community. We first learned of the toon a few months back, but now we ...

Spidey swings from page to stage in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark
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Spidey swings from page to stage in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark – the on-again, off-again musical set to hit Broadway stages – is back. The upcoming show, with music and lyrics by U2’s Bono and The Edge, follows the story of teenager Peter Parker, whose unremarkable life is turned upside-down when he’s bitten by a genetically altered spider. This bullied science geek, suddenly endowed with astonishing ...

Spidey delivers pizzas thanks to Marvel and DecoPac
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Spidey delivers pizzas thanks to Marvel and DecoPac

Maybe you’ve been to a birthday party or two that had these cuh-RAAAAZY cakes that actually looked like drawings? Maybe it was your favorite cartoon character or an actual scene from a CG movie? If so, that was likely the work of DecoPac, a company who makes food an artform. Now, DecoPac plans to move into the world of pizza decoration, tapping Marvel Entertainment as the perfect ...

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