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Now Marvel Puts Its Money Behind Loki For 2016 Presidential Run

Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter donated a million dollars towards Donald Trump's Veterans appeal charity.He also donated two million dollars to Marco Rubio's campaign.Well now Marvel have someone else they'd rather you support. who exactly is the bigger villain? Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter donated a million dollars towards Donald Trump's Veterans appeal charity.He also donated two[...]

Perlmutter's Donation To Trump's Charity Animated By The Taiwanese News Service can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Donald Trump 2016: outrage as Marvel CEO donates $1mil to #Trump4Vets, left-wing geeks go bananas ( Gotta love those boys and girls at TomoNews… and Mexican Spider-Man! Read up on our previous coverage here and here.

The Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List 2015 – The Most Powerful Person In Comics

Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter (UP)This was the year that Isaac Perlmutter roared CEO of Marvel Comics, and one of Disney's largest shareholders, he has been taking interest in other parts of the media conglomerate's activities Such that he went to Lucasfilm and demanded that the Star Wars comics license was ripped from Dark Horse and given to[...]

Rupert Murdoch Calls Out Fantastic Four Film For Poor Performance

In today's financial reports from Twentieth Century Fox, Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is quoted as saying that poor Twentieth Century Fox financial results "reflect the expected impact of challenging comparisons for our film studio due to the timing of key releases, as well as the poor performance of The Fantastic Four." Though he did add "We […]

A Very Special Story For Hallowe'en – Abraham's Gun By Rich Johnston

Published by Nikki Finke on her Hollywood Dementia site, a place for fables, and fiction and parables in and around the movie business, comes Abraham's Gun, written by, well, me. A story about a man with a plan, beset by devils around him. So it begins… Abraham Zimmer felt the weight against his chest as […]

Looking At Marvel Comics, Movies, X-Men And Fantastic Four

They're not letting that happen again.While there are big problems between the Marvel Films side and the TV/games/comics side, and there have been suggestions that Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter may consider the enemy of his enemy is is friend and try to rectify things with Fox, at least as far the TV/games/comics are concerned[...]

NYCC '15: Inhumans Movie Cancelled By Marvel As Film Goes To War With TV?

UPDATE: You can find a follow-up article here. The original piece runs below.At New York Comic Con, it was announced that Marvel Studios would change the schedules of their first black solo lead and female solo lead films, Black Panther and Captain Marvel, to accommodate a new project, Ant Man And The Wasp.This seems like the first[...]

How Will Marvel's Civil War Between Ike And Feige Affect The Comics?

Bleeding Cool has reported extensively on the very real civil war that is ripping its way through Marvel, as a result of Marvel Studio head Kevin Feige successfully moving the film studio side away from Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter, creating an East Coast/West Coast divide like never before, with the TV side caught in the[...]

The Civil War Between Marvel West And Marvel East – Which Side Are You On?

And he swung the press his way - not for the first time.So Kevin Feige has moved the movie side of Marvel Films away from the purview of Isaac Perlmutter, reporting directly to Disney's Alan Horn But it's far more than just a move of responsibilities It is a coup d'etat.Bleeding Cool reported on how[...]

Welcome To Feige Island – Why Kevin Feige Canned The Marvel Creative Committee Of Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada And Brian Bendis

And their work, and influence within Marvel, along with creative department heads such as Feige, Head of TV Jeph Loeb and Marvel EIC Axel Alonso been supported by wholeheartedly Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter, because they have led to great success and - more importantly - profitability.I've heard conflicting reports that for, some say six months, others a year to two[...]

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Was Considered A Failure At Disney – And What Happened Next

The split between Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has seen the film side of Marvel Studios moved away from Perlmutter's purview But what triggered it?I understand from Disney sources that, though the two have been at loggerheads for a while, it came to a head over one project, Avengers: Age Of Ultron.Because, although the[...]

Perlmutter/Feige Split Is Only The Start Of Big Marvel Changes

I understand that Marvel divisions all had meetings a week ago, on Tuesday afternoon, regarding the change in who Kevin Feige reports to at Marvel/Disney, from CEO Isaac Perlmutter, to Disney's Alan Horn.It was intended for the news to hit the wires that day But it didn't Instead it took Hollywood Reporter six days to get[...]

The Ballad Of Ike Perlmutter And Marvel Comics

With the news about big changes at Marvel Studios, it's just another example of Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter or "Ike" proving a source of fascination and controversy over the years.An Israeli war veteran who came to the USA with nothing, started the toy company Toy Biz. Licensing many Marvel characters as action figures, it was bought by Marvel, putting Ike[...]

Marvel Shake-up! Kevin Feige Sidesteps Marvel CEO

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will now report directly to Disney studio head Alan Horn, sidestepping Marvel Entertainment CEO Issac Perlmutter after what their source called "several years of frustration." Perlmutter, who purchased Marvel at what was essentially a fire sale in the mid 1990s, is notorious for both micromanaging […]

When Will We Get A Fantastic Four Comic Back?

Bleeding Cool was the first to tell you that Marvel Comics was to cancel the Fantastic Four comic last year, something that CBR were keen to back-up after we ran it.Cancelled as a personal reaction by Marvel CEO and Disney's largest single shareholder, Isaac Perlmutter, to strained relations between Marvel and Fox over the licensed[...]

Isaac Perlmutter Signed Off On Spider-Gwen – Is A Movie Next?

But such was fan demand that she got her own series from the same creative team, amid a couple of other female Spider-Man characters such as the Marvel Universe's Spider-Woman and Silk, also with their own series.Coming out of Special Edition: NYC, I understand from well-connected sources that moving Spider-Gwen into an ongoing series was[...]

Marvel's Ike Perlmutter On Female Heroes – Sony Leaks… has posted the Sony e-mails. At Bleeding Cool, we have been reading a few. Such as one from the 7th August 2014, with Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter talking to Sony's Michael Lynton, in an e-mail titled "Female Heroes". We don't know the conversation on the phone, but the e-mail gives us some indication of how Perlmutter […]

Scoop, Rumour And Wrong Of The Year – The 14th Annual Rumour Awards

That it was a decision made by Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter after some particularly strained negotiation with Fox Studios over the movie and licensing rights went south, and Perlmutter didn't want to give the Fantastic Four movie even the slightest promotional bump, through comics, through toys, through posters, through sketch cards, through media appearances and[...]