Fool Video: Stan Lee Media vs. Marvel Entertainment -- Who's the Villain?
Jul 11, 2008 at 12:00AM
Marvel Entertainment(NYSE:MVL) continues to battle it out in court with Stan Lee Media, the former company of Spider-Man creator Stan Lee. At issue -- does Marvel owe millions to the now-bankrupt Stan Lee Media? Marvel has produced some big box office returns by teaming up with News Corp.(NYSE:NWS) for Fantastic Four and X-Men, Sony(NYSE:SNE) for Spider-Man, and General Electric's (NYSE:GE) Universal for Hulk, among others. Will Marvel have to cut Stan Lee Media in on the action? Who's the real villain in this web of intrigue? In this installment of "Fool Video," Motley Fool contributor Tim Beyers gives his take and explains what it all means for investors.