An upcoming study from License Magazine notes that Marvel Entertainment and Nickelodeon were two of the top licensors in 2004, based on the strength of such properties as Spider-Man, Dora the Explorer, and SpongeBob SquarePants. Marvel’s licensing brought in $4 billion in retail sales, while Nickelodeon licenses brought in $4.75 billion.
Paramount Pictures will distribute up a slate of films to be produced by Marvel Enterprises under a deal announced by the companies today. The first titles to be released under the new pact will be adaptations of Captain America and Nick Fury, which are expected to be ready for release in 2007 or 2008. Under […]
Marvel Enterprises and Stan Lee have settled all pending litigation connected to a lawsuit in which Lee laid claim to part of Marvel’s Spider-Man profits, Marvel said today. Terms were not disclosed, but the company separately reported taking a $10 million charge against first quarter profits in order to settle the litigation. [Source: Business Wire]
The Batman Begins Batmobile will be one of the attractions at the NASCAR Nextel Cup “Batman Begins 400,” to be held June 19 at the Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR and Warner Bros. said today. The Batmobile will be featured in the Batman Begins Fan Zone, a newly redesigned fan area behind the main grandstand at […]
YTV has scheduled the following movies for the month of June: Batman (1989) – Saturday, June 4, 9:00pm Superman (1978) – Sunday, June 5, at 4:00pm Acceleracers II: The Speed of Silence (2005) – Saturday, June 11, 4:00pm (Premiere) Batman Returns (1992) – Saturday, June 11, 9:00pm Superman II (1980) – Sunday, June 12, 4:00pm […]
The Canadian channel Teletoon will air episode #22 of The Batman, the ninth episode of the sophomore season, this weekend. The episode, entitled “Ragdoll to Riches,” introduces a classic DC character into the series. Included is the official description for the episode: The Batman finds himself caught in the middle of a game of one-upmanship […]
According to a story in USA Today, Marvel Comics will be distributing one million copies of a special edition New Avengers comic book to forces serving in the United States military worldwide. The first 150,000 copies of the print run will go to troops stationed in the Middle East. A special reception at the Pentagon […]
Toon Zone would like to welcome readers to the first of a four Greg Weisman interviews, each touching upon his involvement with the programs Gargoyles, The Batman, Roughnecks, and W.I.T.C.H.. New installments will be posted throughout the summer. December 7th, 2004 saw the release of Gargoyles: The Complete First Season on DVD to a rabid […]