Disney Acquires Marvel Comics For $4 Billion

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A Marvel Fantastic Four comic book is seen for sale at St. Mark's... News PhotoAnimation,Book,Business,Comic,Corporate Business,Finance,For Sale,Horizontal,Humour,Merchandise,New York City,Retail,Saint Mark,Superhero,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 Getty ImagesNEW YORK - AUGUST 31: A Marvel Fantastic Four comic book is seen for sale 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 by Mario Tama/Getty Images)