Disney Acquires Marvel Comics For $4 Billion

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In this photo illustration, vintage Spider Man and X-Men Marvel comic... News PhotoAnimation,Book,Business,Comic,Corporate Business,Finance,Horizontal,Humour,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Marvel Comics,Merchandise,New York City,Retail,Saint Mark,Superhero,USA,X-Men - Named Work,X-Men - Superhero TeamPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 Getty ImagesNEW YORK - AUGUST 31: In this photo illustration, vintage Spider Man and X-Men Marvel comic books are seen at St. Mark's Comics August 31, 2009 in New York City. The Walt Disney Co. announced that it plans to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in stock and cash, bringing 5,000 Marvel characters including Spider Man and Incredible Hulk under the Disney umbrella. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)