Marvel Mighty Heroes And Trends International On Removing X-Men Characters

2812395-mmh_keyartAt the end of March, Marvel and DeNA launched DeNA and Marvel Entertainment today launched Marvel Mighty Heroes,

a real-time co-op brawler written by Fred Van Lente, creator of Marvel comics like X-MEN NOIR, MARVEL ZOMBIES 3, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and INCREDIBLE HERCULES. For the first time on mobile devices, up to four players will suit up as iconic Marvel characters to battle evildoers in action-packed gameplay. Players will collect and level-up characters, equip heroic abilities, and team up with friends to rule the multiverse. With the first in-game event starting today, “Marvel Mighty Heroes” is available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and on Google Play™ for Android™ phones and tablets.

It did seem to be missing some folk. Reader and player going by the name autbey asked,

mmhMarvel dictates. Sounds almost like Doctor Doom. But no, he’s a Fantastic Four character. Oh and as to  Trends International Marvel Line-Up poster for 2015 removing all the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters from its 2013 poster, that we talked about yesterday (and which Forbes picked up on today)…

tiAs we pointed out, Marvel’s Senior VP Publishing Tom Brevoort gave a very clever answer to a similar question posed a few weeks ago, which many misinterpreted to believe that Marvel didn’t have the rights to license X-Men and Fantastic Four imagery based on the comics. We pointed out that this was fallacious. These responses do seem to underline that Marvel do have the rights to license, they just choose not to. And it’s the licensors who no longer have the rights to sell merchandise…

88-8815-UBXO300ZI feel a timeline coming on…

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