Disney bought Marvel!!

r4274226156Let me just say right off the bat, I know nothing about business.  I do however, know a thing or two about common sense.  Yahoo reports say that Marvel has been bought out by what I consider a ‘cheap’ $4 Billion.  You can read the full article here.  With the recent explosion of comic-book related films in the last 10 years alone, Marvel has banked quite a profit margin.  Not to mention continuing comic book series, television shows, video games, and other marketable merchandise.  This is all somewhat related to an essay I submitted earlier this month about comic books as film adaptations.  You can read that here.

If you own Marvel shares, as of this morning (Aug. 31, 2009) they went up a whopping 26%, will receive and extra $30 in cash from every share you own, and were given 0.745 shares of Disney for every Marvel share you own!  Disney shares have dropped about 3% on this day but don’t worry.  I’m sure that prices in those stocks will rise very soon.  The deal takes full effect by the end of the year.


4 thoughts on “Disney bought Marvel!!

  1. Holy broken english, Dark Raven! I believe you mean ‘right off the bat,’ not ‘right off the back.’ The phrase originates from a game called baseball you earthlings play. In my home, planet Webster, we mostly play Scrabble. Worry not! For we can’t all be perfect.

    Grammar Avenger…Awaaaaaaaaay!!!!

  2. I have the right mind to pick up a baseball back and beat u guys over the head until you take bat those silly comments you left. Just bat off and leave dark raven alone.

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