As word rocks the Intardwebz about Disney buying Marvel in a four billion dollar deal, we at Major Spoilers already see the best parts of the merger starting to form.  Take the jump for our look at ten things you didn’t know about this new deal.

10.  Well, you finally get that Namor/Little Mermaid team-up you’ve all been wishing for

9.  The House of Mousey Ideas

8.  The Main Street Electrical Parade can now use the Shocker to power the show, causing the company electric bill to go way down.

7.  Robbie Benson and Kelsey Grammer reprise their roles as Disney’s Beast and X-Men’s Beast as they team up for a series of On the Road comedy pictures to be released under the new Disney/Marvel movie banner

6.  Iceman will be joining the Mighty Ducks as a mid-season replacement

5.  Stan Lee will now claim to have invented Mickey Mouse, too

4.  Goofy retconned into being Weapon X reject

3.  Darkwing Duck joins the Avengers

2.  All future PIXAR movies to include Wolverine appearance to further boost ticket sales

1.  Dark Reign: Magic Kingdom

Believe it or not, the deal between Marvel and Disney is a great thing.  It strengthens the comic book publisher, and with the might of Disney behind them, it can only mean good things for comic book reading in general.  We offer this humorous look at the merger to lighten the tense feelings you have right now.


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  1. Scott Steubing on

    In the wake of “World’s Most Wanted” and “Stark Disassembled”, Scrooge McDuck buys the remains of Stark International. Meanwhile, Tony Stark and Gyro Gearloose collaborate on the greatest suit of Iron Man armor yet.

    When Norman Osborn is finally taken down once and for all and H.A.M.M.E.R. disbanded, Donald Duck is appointed director of its successor, Q.U.A.C.K.

  2. Maybe we can see Prince Charming stick a magic sword deep into the chest of Wolverine negating his ability to regenerate (even after the sword is pulled out)and piercing that adamantium ribcage.
    I do have suspicions that Disney going after the muppets helped contribute to the death of Jim Henson, so I wish for Stan Lee to please be careful.
    Michael eisner mercilessley went after the Henson kids too to get the Sesame Street Muppets as well.
    Disney will not be happy until they have DC too, then Wolverine could be in every book of both companies!!!
    Rant Finished.

  3. The Baron of Kaos on

    Well Actually the pixar’s getting the chance at some Marvel stuff, is not bad thing.
    Imagine Pixar’s Rocket Racoon(that would fucking rock!!!), or a FF movie that is ,ya know, watchable. Also Kingdom Heart going to have some crazy new characters, becoming at same time the most silly and awesome game at same time.

  4. Big Money B.G. on

    Oh, I can see it already: “Pixar Presents: Spider-Ham”, “Pixar Presents: The X-Babies”, and “Lockjaw & The Pet Avengers” soon coming to Disney XD in glorious syndication. Of course there’s going to be all-ages crossovers with Disney characters, too.

    Give me “The Incredibles Meet The Fantastic Four”, and I won’t complain!

  5. For that matter
    Wolverine hunts Bambi just to touch him
    Ultimate Snow White – Black Queen Gambit
    TEAM UP – ROM and Buzz Lightyear – “when comes the dire wraiths”
    What IF: Peter Parker were bitten by a radioactive mouse (guest starring Wolverine)
    Spider-man vs Jimminy Cricket “Once there was a fiddler”
    Marvel Villain teamup – The crocodile (peter pan) and the Lizard (spiderman) VS. Wolverine (natch) and Spider-man (natch) – or maybe peter pan an peter parker… pitch still in progress

  6. 8. The Main Street Electrical Parade can now use the Shocker to power the show, causing the company electric bill to go way down.

    I just now realized: The Shocker has vibratory powers. ELECTRO could power the show, but Shocker would just break a lotta bulbs.

  7. With Pixar you could have the FF and The Incredibles team up against Dr Doom.

    The Power Pack could help Peter Pan beat the croc.

    The beast VS The Beast until they find out it was a set up and go after the real
    villian (as yet unknown)

    The thing I want to know is, will Disney Orlando demand to have the Marvel rides from Universal. Also will Downtown Disney now have a Marvel comic shop.

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