| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Move over Black Widow and step aside She-Hulk: Marvel Comics is introducing a new superhero - a 16-year-old Muslim-American girl named Kamala Khan, to reflect the growing diversity of its readers.
The character, who will be the new...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Back in 1962, television writer Anthony Coburn penned the script for the first episode of the BBC science fiction series "Doctor Who" and included the first appearance of the mysterious Doctor's spacecraft-time machine that resembled a blue police call...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
An Iron Man ride will open at Disneyland Hong Kong, marking the first major attraction based on a Marvel Comics character at a Disney theme park.
The Iron Man Experience will debut in late 2016, said Tom Staggs, chairman of Disney Parks and Resorts,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Stan Lee Media can't claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Disney will release Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" on July 31, 2015, rather than the previously scheduled Nov. 6, 2015.
The studio gave no reason for the move, but the new date gets Marvel's next potential franchise away from the next James Bond adventure...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
When the owners of Hulu -- Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast Corp. -- opted not to sell the online video site, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said, "Hulu has emerged as one of the most consumer friendly, technologically innovative viewing...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:42 AM
With its god of thunder "Thor" lighting up the box office this weekend, Marvel has struck again at the multiplex.
The 3-D sequel "Thor: The Dark World" debuted with a healthy $86 million, according to an estimate from Marvel distributor Walt Disney...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The numbers were thrown around soon after “Thor: The Dark World” premiered: fourth-best opening of the year, ninth-best November opening ever, etc.
On one level, the $86.1 million for the Chris Hemsworth thunderousness isn’t exactly...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A new trailer for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers caught in a web of intrigue. The much-hyped […]...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 21, 2013
The spectacular 22-year partnership of Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to an end next year, signaling the Burbank company's changing priorities and how the shifting sands of the movie business are affecting A-list producers.