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Entries Tagged as 'Animated characters'

Shazam Anyone? On Disney’s Takeover of Marvel

September 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Animated characters, Comic books and comic strips

The commentary about the recently announced $4 billion purchase by Disney  of Marvel Entertainment, home of Spiderman and other popular comic book icons, has focused on a number of issues, but little on the what the deal portends for what it represents in terms of the continuing consolidation of power within the entertainment industry. For […]

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Why Donald Duck Is the Jerry Lewis of Germany

May 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Animated characters, Comic books and comic strips

The Wall Street Journal just published the above-titled article by Susan Bernofsky about the popularity of Donald Duck comic books in Germany, especially among adults. She notes, “Just as the French are obsessed with Jerry Lewis, the Germans see a richness and complexity to the Disney comic that isn’t always immediately evident to people in […]

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Bullwinkle Assassinated

September 13th, 2008 · No Comments · Animated characters, Television animation

Thanks to Karl Cohen for calling my attention to this important story.

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