Removing Wolverine From The Australian NRL

imageLast year, the Australian National Ruby League issued some of the team shirts in Marvel Super Heroes variants. Thr, Wolverine, Captain America, Iron Man and Hulk.

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Well they are doing it again this year. But dropping Wolverine…

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And adding Daredevil, Spider-Man and War Machine.

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Bleeding Cool has been commenting for some time on the reduction of X-Men and Fantastif Four licenses, as Marvel seemingly seems to reduce the prominence of such licences as part of their ongoing and fractious negotiation with Fox Studios who own the film rights to the characters (but not merchandise rights based on the comic or animated properties). Looks like Manley Rugby fans will have to get used to Daredevil instead….

 

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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