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X-Men Toy Freeze Strengthens Fantastic Four Blackout Rumor

Written by Jude Terror and Frank Miller on Monday, June 02 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

X-Men Toy Freeze Strengthens Fantastic Four Blackout Rumor

Does Marvel's lack of mass market toys capitalizing on the success of X-Men: Days of Future Past help prove the rumors of a spite-fueled battled between Marvel and Fox?

We've got a new development in the ongoing saga of the rumor that Marvel is ceasing promotion of all Fantastic Four related characters and downplaying promotion of the X-Men in order to spite Fox, which controls the movie rights for both properties. This one comes courtesy of superstar artist Rob Liefeld, whose tweets on the subject were gathered by Cosmic Book News. Liefeld says that the lack of X-Men: Days of Future Past tie-in toys developed by Marvel is part of an effort to subtly influence the minds of children about which characters are important. Here's the tweets:



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