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Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel has gotten on the bandwagon of making certain things free over the next month or so of quarantine. Starting today, April 2, Marvel fans can access a curated selection of the company's most iconic comic book stories for free through the Marvel Unlimited service. Only some of the comic books available on the Marvel Unlimited platform are made available for free under this change, including things like Civil War and Avengers vs. X-Men.

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“Black Widow” delayed over coronavirus pandemic

“Black Widow” delayed over coronavirus pandemic

The theater release of upcoming Marvel movie "Black Widow" has been delayed, with Disney confirming that it's schedule for the hotly-anticipated film has been changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Disney had intended for "Black Widow" to be released on May 1, 2020, the latest installment of the popular Marvel superhero franchise.

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Looking back at Bob Iger’s Disney

Looking back at Bob Iger’s Disney

The man behind Disney’s meteoric rise over the past decade stepped down from the throne at the end of February. Disney was massive long before, but in his 15 years at the helm, former CEO Bob Iger, 69, brought the House of Mouse to astronomical heights. He was behind key acquisitions that helped Disney to increase its annual revenue by over 200% since he took over in 2005. Few industry leaders have made quite a mark as Iger, and his successor (conveniently, another Bob), Disney parks chairman Bob Chapek, has big shoes to fill. Read on as we outline his success, what brought him there, and what lies ahead for the world’s most unstoppable movie studio.

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Bob Chapek named Disney CEO: The 7th in 97 years

Bob Chapek named Disney CEO: The 7th in 97 years

Disney just announced their 7th new CEO in the past 97 years. Bob Chapek is the newest CEO at Disney, while former CEO Bob Iger moves to executive chairman. Robert A. Iger was the CEO of Disney from 2005 until 2020, and before Iger was Michael Eisner, who ruled Disney from 1984 to 2005 - at which point he was effectively ousted by a shareholder uprising led by Roy E. Disney.

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Disney+ Big Game spot teases Marvel’s three big upcoming shows

Disney+ Big Game spot teases Marvel’s three big upcoming shows

The "Big Game", a.k.a. the Super Bowl, has become more than just a game. It has, for many brands, become a place to make sure people get to see their products, both present and future. You'd often see ads for tangible, physical products but, in this day and age of streaming, digital content is no longer a stranger either. So it's not that surprising to see Disney+ up on the big screen but, for Marvel fans, even the shortest 30-second spot is enough to have them drooling for more.

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Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel has decided to cancel two animated projects it had in the pipeline for eventual launch on Hulu, according to a new report. The decision will impact the planned Howard The Duck and Tigra & Dazzler animations the comic book company had expected to launch on Hulu; at this point in time, it appears that two other projects remain in the works, however.

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Iron Man VR pushed back to spring, capping off a week of big game delays

Iron Man VR pushed back to spring, capping off a week of big game delays

Another day, another delay: Iron Man VR, an upcoming title exclusive to the PlayStation VR (and by extension, the PlayStation 4), has been hit with a delay. Developer Camouflaj Games announced the delay today on Twitter, saying that the decision was made in order to "deliver on our vision and meet the high expectations of our amazing community." Thankfully, the delay isn't too severe, but those who were looking forward to Iron Man VR will nevertheless have to wait a few more months to play it.

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Marvel original audiobooks arrive with more to come later this year

Marvel original audiobooks arrive with more to come later this year

The first batch of previously announced Marvel audiobooks has arrived for fans to enjoy. The new titles include both traditional audiobooks and multi-voice versions, which are essentially dramatizations that include sound effects and music. This is only the start -- another, though smaller, batch of Marvel audiobooks will arrive later on this year.

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Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie sequel loses its director

Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie sequel loses its director

Doctor Strange is losing its director Scott Derrickson over 'creative differences,' according to a new report. Derrickson directed the first Doctor Strange movie and was tapped to direct the second installment, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, but apparently wanted to take the film in different directions than Marvel's Kevin Feige.

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Disney+ begins 2020 with a teaser of upcoming content including Aladdin

Disney+ begins 2020 with a teaser of upcoming content including Aladdin

The new year is often welcomed not only with joy and hope but also with resolutions, most of them revolving around living healthier and more active lives. Disney+ subscribers, however, might want to hold off on making promises they can't keep. At least until they've figured out how to best insert the streaming service's upcoming videos and movies into their lives without becoming the stereotypical couch potato and streaming binger.

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Black Widow teaser trailer is basically just a regular trailer

Black Widow teaser trailer is basically just a regular trailer

Marvel fans have been waiting years to see Black Widow get her own movie, and it's finally about to happen. Today Disney and Marvel debuted the first trailer for Black Widow, giving us an idea of what the movie will entail. Though Disney has designated this a teaser trailer, at more than two minutes long, it's basically just a standard trailer for the movie.

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Marvel says Disney+ subscription needed ‘to understand’ future MCU movies

Marvel says Disney+ subscription needed ‘to understand’ future MCU movies

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said you'll need a Disney+ subscription "if you want to understand everything" in future MCU movies. That does not mean that you'll need to watch Disney+ streaming shows to understand the basic plots of these future Marvel Comics movies, but you will need to watch Disney+ shows if you want to know the ins and outs of "everything."

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