Disney To Aquire Comic Book Giant Marvel
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MONTAGNE: Today, the Walt Disney Company announced it's buying the legendary comic book company Marvel Entertainment. Marvel is behind such classic characters as Spider-Man, Iron Man and Captain America. Disney is paying $4 billion for access to Marvel's library of 5,000 characters.
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