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Disney To Buy Comic Book Powerhouse Marvel Entertainment For $4 Billion
  • LOS ANGELES (AP)
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The Walt Disney Co. said Monday it is buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock, bringing such characters as Iron Man and Spider-Man into the family of Mickey Mouse and WALL-E.
    Under the deal, Disney will acquire ownership of 5,000 Marvel characters. Many of them...

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