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How Did Sony Find Out Which Marketing Partner Was Not Loyal to Them?

In 1992, Toho gave the film rights to the Godzilla franchise to Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company’s American motion picture division, for them to make an American Godzilla film. The project was assigned to Sony’s recently acquired subsidiary, TriStar Pictures, which began filming in 1994. But did you know how Sony found out which marketing …

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How Were The Beatles Part of Marvel Comics?

In the Marvel Universe, The Beatles are a group of rogue Skrulls who came to Earth to invade it but decided that money and power were more important. Yes, the characters were based on the popular rock band of the 1960s The Skrulls are a fictitious alien shapeshifting race featured in American comic books published …

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Why Did Sony Pass on the Chance to Buy Other Marvel Characters?

Sony did the unthinkable and bought the rights to Spider-Man alone for $7 million instead of having all the marvel characters on their corner for $25 million. It was a mind-boggling decision, but what are the reasons behind that decisive choice? While filing bankruptcy, Marvel entertainment had no choice but to sell the rights of …

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What was ForgetMeNot’s Power?

Anyone who’s seen the movies, animation, or even comics of the X-men would be familiar with characters like Wolverine, Cyclops, and Storm, but there’s one mutant who has been in the storyline for a while but was quite unnoticeable? ForgetMeNot has the power of imperceptibility which means he is incapable of being perceived or remembered …

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There’s a mutant who has been on the X-men for several years, but nobody at all ever remembered due to his power of immediately forgetting he existed once he leaves your point of view.

X-Men: ForgetMeNot, Marvel’s Most Forgotten Mutant, Explained In the history of the , there might not be a more forgettable mutant than ForgetMeNot. Not to be confused with Forget-Me-Not from the pages of , this former X-Man is a mutant with the power of imperceptibility, which means when he is not in the direct view …

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The Make-a-Wish Foundation granted a child to visit the set of Thor: Ragnarok. When Thor sees Hulk enter the arena on Sakaar, the child said Thor should say “He’s a friend from work!”

Thor: Ragnarok’s ‘Friend From Work Line’ Has A Touching Origin Story One of the standout lines from the Thor: Ragnarok trailers has a surprising and touching origin story. Director Taika Waititi has already revealed that much of Thor: Ragnarok was improvised, but the moment in which Thor first sees the Hulk in a gladiatorial arena …

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In 1982, the comic strip The Far Side jokingly referred to the set of spikes on a Stegosaurus’s tail as a “thagomizer”. A paleontologist who read the comic realized there wasn’t any official name for the spikes and began using the new word; Thagomizer is now the generally accepted term.

Thagomizer Thagomizer on mounted Stegosaurus tail A thagomizer is the distinctive arrangement of four to ten spikes on the tails of stegosaurid dinosaurs. These spikes are believed to have been a defensive measure against predators. The arrangement of spikes originally had no distinct name; the term Thagomizer was coined in 1982 by cartoonist Gary Larson …

In 1982, the comic strip The Far Side jokingly referred to the set of spikes on a Stegosaurus’s tail as a “thagomizer”. A paleontologist who read the comic realized there wasn’t any official name for the spikes and began using the new word; Thagomizer is now the generally accepted term. Read More »

In 1998 Sony had the chance to buy the rights to almost every Marvel character for 25 million. They opted to only buy the rights to Spider-Man for just 7 million, stating, “Nobody gives a shit about the other Marvel characters.”

Subscribe To Why Sony Only Bought The Rights To Spider-Man From Marvel Updates The history of comic book characters on film is a fascinating one. We are currently living in a golden age of interconnectedness that approaches what has been done in the comic books for decades, at least in the Marvel Cinematic Universe anyway. …

In 1998 Sony had the chance to buy the rights to almost every Marvel character for 25 million. They opted to only buy the rights to Spider-Man for just 7 million, stating, “Nobody gives a shit about the other Marvel characters.” Read More »