The family of Jack Kirby and Marvel Entertainment have resolved a long-running legal dispute over the rights to some of the most popular characters in Marvel’s library, including “Spider-Man” and…
X-Men fans are getting the Sentinels. Twentieth Century Fox has launched a website for Trask Industries, the company behind the giant purple Sentinel robots that threaten to annihilate the X-Men and…
When it comes to licensing, Disney is the undisputed king of the castle. The Mouse House generated $39.4 billion in retail sales from licensing, dominating the category with 80% marketshare…
Seeking to dismiss a suit filed in October, the Walt Disney Co. declared that Stan Lee Media's effort to claim the rights to Marvel characters is "flawed beyond cure."
Joss Whedon's buoyant, witty and robustly entertaining superhero smash-up is escapism of a sophisticated order.
Joe Simon, who along with Jack Kirby co-created Captain America and was one of the comicbook industry's most revered writers, artists and editors, died Wednesday, Dec. 14 in New York City after a…
A federal judge has handed a key victory to Marvel Entertainment, ruling that the heirs to comic creator Jack Kirby cannot reclaim rights to a bevy of characters including Spider-Man, Fantastic Four…
Joe Johnston's earnest attempt to resurrect the WWII-era action figure plays like a by-the-numbers prequel for "The Avengers."
Kenneth Branagh invests this comicbook epic with a weighty yet never overbearing Shakespearean dimension.
As thousands converge on Comic-Con July 22-25, there's a long gestating question that increasingly is in need of an answer in Hollywood: Just who owns the superheroes?