Marvel

Main

Timely Publications

1939

Captain America

1941

Atlas Publishing

1951

Fantastic Four

1961

"Marvel Comic Group"

1963

FInancial Distress

1970

X-men

1975

Comic Book Stores

1980

IPO

1991

Fleer Corporation

1992

Purchased 48% Toy Biz

1993

Bankuptcy

1997

Marvel Entertainment buys back film licenses

2005

Disney buys Marvel for $4.24 Billion

2009