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Marvel's Ends Partnership Northrop Grumman Amidst Backlash!

Written by Zechs on Saturday, October 07 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Marvel's Ends Partnership Northrop Grumman Amidst Backlash!

The partnership announced just yesterday is over after a massive amount of backlash hit Marvel. Today they announced the end of that partnership.

Less than twenty-four hours after it was announced, Marvel's partnership with the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world, Northrop Grumman, has ended. It probably didn't help when some of its own creators were joining fans on Twitter venting their frustrations on the deal. It all started with a simple tweet canceling the panel that was to have happened today:


It was then followed by a longer explanation from Marvel about ending the partnership:

The activation with Northrop Grumman at New York Comic Con was meant to focus on aerospace technology and exploration in a positive way. However, as the spirit of that intent has not come across, we will not be proceeding with this partnership including this weekend's event programming. Marvel and Northrop Grumman continue to be committed to elevating, and introducing, STEM to a broad audience.

All promotion for the partnership, including an all-ages comic called Avengers, Featuring N.G.E.N. – Start Your N.G.E.N.S! (it was written by Fabien Nicieza with art by Sean Chen) has been pulled and all promotion material deleted from Marvel's main website. I hear the whole entire purging affair was codenamed  "Fantastic Four".  We are pleased to now announce Marvel's next marketing venture:




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Zechs is the lord and master of The Toy Shed, Moment of the Week, and Durnkin Reveewz. He's also the official whuppin boy at the Outhouse. So he'll get stuck seeing stuff that no mere mortal should ever see. If there's any greater quality to Zechs, it's that he's an avid fan of comic book characters and would defend them to the bitter end against the companies that use them wrongly. He's also brutally honest. Zechs walks the lonely path in Chicagoland area.


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